Daily Archives: July 18, 2012

$500,000 In DOE Stimulus Money Missing

Awesome, simply awesome (National Review) A report published by the DOE Office of Inspector General says the agency has been unable to locate $500,000 worth of equipment purchased with stimulus money. The $500,000 was part of a $2 billion Recovery Act dispersment given to the Advanced Batteries and Hybrid Components Program to “support the construction […]

If All You See…

…is an ocean that will rise up and cause the island to tip over, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is American Power.

Queen Nancy: Hey, Perhaps Democrats Should Avoid The Convention

Obviously this couldn’t have anything to do with wanting vulnerable Dems to avoid bring seen with Obama (Politico) House minority leader Nancy Pelosi says that Democratic members should stay home and campaign in their districts rather than go to the party’s national convention in North Carolina. “I’m not encouraging anyone to go to the convention, […]

D.C. Cabbies Upset Over New Regulations Which Raise Costs

Who would have thought that increased regulations and business burdens could cause costs to rise? Weird, huh? (Washington Post) Some D.C. taxis, passengers complain, are old, rickety, hot and smelly; the cabbies don’t take credit cards; they’re illegally choosy about whom they pick up, and they pay more attention to their phone calls than to […]

Surprise! UNC Student Health Insurance Doubles In Two Years

Can anyone guess why? (WRAL) The University of North Carolina system requires all students to have health insurance coverage, but the cost of a plan the system offers has more than doubled in two years. The insurance requirement started in 2010, and about one-third of students on the system’s 16 university campuses buy their policy […]

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