Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Alternative Energy News - December 27, 2006

  • The new CEO of Ford met last week in Tokyo with the chairman of Toyota to talk about the development of environmentally friendly technology, like hybrid-electric and hydrogen fuel systems.
  • Honda may begin to assemble hybrid vehicles at Honda‚Äôs new plant in Indiana.
  • A first-of-its-kind solar-powered poultry house will soon begin operations at a Delaware farm owned by Allen Family Foods Inc., part of a research project to evaluate the use of solar power as an economical source of energy for poultry houses.

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Links to Cure Your Post-Christmas Hangover

  • One of the first orders of business for Democrats will be to take on Big Oil.
  • If Bush has lost Scarborough Country, he's in for a really rough last 2 years.
  • The One Campaign: Act now to save a billion dollars for fighting extreme poverty.
  • With a parting shot to environmentalists (and anyone else who cares about the condition of the Earth), outgoing Republican congressional leaders pushed through a provision to open up 8.3 million acres on the outer continental shelf of the eastern Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas development in the final legislative session earlier this month.

What is going through GWB's mind right now?

I would hope that Bush is thinking about his responsibility in the deaths of U.S. military in Iraq now reaching beyond the Sept. 11th numbers.

I would hope that Bush is thinking about the folks associated with his political party who happen to be bigots.

I would hope that Bush understands that not everyone agrees with his "strategy" on sending more troops to Iraq and that he should be honest with the country before he makes any decisions.

However, he is probably thinking this instead...