Obama’s Rare Earths WTO filing against China – How about reviewing THORIUM regulation too?
Vague Thorium regulation and fear of liability allows China’s (heavy) Rare Earth Elements (REEs) monopoly to persist. Already, China is restricting supply so that REEs will be completely consumed domestically. Heavy REEs are key to high-tech manufacturing… Obama barely scratched the surface on their importance. There are plenty of heavy REE in US not just waiting to be mined, but sitting in tailing ponds and | Read More »
A Webactivist Initiative
Greetings fellow webactivists. I am seeking to catch up, and then pass the Democrats in high tech GOTV (Get Out The Vote) activities. Believe it or not… Crowd Sourcing is a new (or repackaged) method to gather ideas. So here is the Stated Goal: To write a comprehensive technological plan with links, explanations, methods, and FAQ’s for Republican candidates to use. To get to this | Read More »
We’ve become totally dependent on China for the “rare earth elements” that make modern life possible
Never underestimate the capacity of the Left to shoot itself in the foot — and injure the rest of us in the process. The New American reports: Most of their pet “alternative energy” projects — solar panels, hybrid and electric car batteries, wind turbine magnets, compact fluorescent light bulbs, etc. — are dependent upon “rare earth elements” that have been made all but unobtainable here | Read More »