Where it went wrong: Obama and Congress.
For the benefit of any hypothetical researcher from, say, the 2050s or so – hey, how are you folks doing, up there? Have the Cubs won a World Series yet? – let me just note the two major mistakes that the current administration made that seem to have seriously complicated the passage of their health care rationing bill. Choosing Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s approach on the | Read More »
Rep. John Dingell: Cap and Trade is a tax.
Rep. John Dingell today admitted that cap-and-trade really is an energy tax. Unfortunately, he did so in the context of telling a lie: Contrary to Representative Dingell’s comments, quite a few people realized that cap-and-trade is a tax. And then so did quite a few people more. And then some more. And more. And more. And more. In fact, this realization is quite common among | Read More »
Elections have consequences. A consistent narrative re the auto industry? Not so much.
Looks like we’re up for a bit of a power struggle in the House Energy Committee: Oversight Committee Chairman Henry Waxman has been coveting Energy Committee Chairman John Dingell’s job for, well, decades. But never before has Waxman so directly challenged Dingell – who has sat atop the committee for 28 years – so directly. It’s hard to believe Waxman would make this bid without | Read More »