What the West Virginia mining tragedy teaches about the perils of industry and government overreach.
Republicans believe there are three words so powerful that they might reshape the political order in an economically beleaguered corner of the country: War on coal. With Democrats holding total control of the federal government and a cap-and-trade bill still looming, the GOP is fanning widespread coal country fears that the national Democratic Party is [...]
To view the full Harry Reid profile, click here. Excerpts from the Harry Reid profile: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was born in December 1939 in Searchlight, Nevada…. Over the course of his political career, Reid has been implicated in several serious ethics scandals…. Reid has been one of the Senate’s most vocal critics of the [...]
Amy Goodman’s Marxist Democracy Now! program hit the jackpot last week by introducing its viewers to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) climatologist James Hansen, a man who’s views on man-made global warming are so radical that he thinks even Al Gore doesn’t get it!
Hansen wants the climate talks (currently taking place in Copenhagen) to [...]