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Entries by Laurie David from 10/2005

Voluntary Measures Don’t Work: Why We Need 45 mpg Cars Now

| Posted 10.03.2005 | Politics
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George Bush's half-hearted attempt to persuade Americans to reduce fuel consumption is about as believable as those new ads from ExxonMobile and Chevron telling us "Slow down… Save gas". The sincerity practically leaps off the page.

What Would Noah Do?

| Posted 10.21.2005 | Huffington Post

Warren Buffet has it right when he talks about global warming by referencing Noah and the Ark. With all the extreme hurricanes, floods, and heat waves, it's starting to feel downright biblical.

Why Alaska’s Sen. Ted Stevens is a Drip, Drip, Drip

| Posted 10.24.2005 | Huffington Post

Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska threatened to resign if the $450 million allocated in the new transportation bill for his pet project was redirected to help with post-Katrina reconstruction. So much for compassionate conservatism.