Despite its not very well-veiled partisan goals, impracticality and illogic, there is something intriguing about the Six Californias proposal. More accurately, there is something intriguing about rethinking how the role states play in US politics, specifically in the Senate and the electoral college.
Some people support corporal punishment in schools. These people think physical discipline is the only discipline that works on some children. However, virtually everyone can agree physical discipline should not be used against disabled children.
Regardless of pipeline capacity, Permian Basin crude is shaping up to be the next big oil boom thanks to new technology.
Perry has been all over the media lately, particularly as a result of the situation on the U.S. border involving undocumented minors, mostly from Central America, who are crossing into the U.S. via Mexico.
U.S. foreign policy and economic aid to Central American countries, perhaps, instead of pumping billions into Mideast imbroglios, is likely to ease the flow of refugees toward Texas. But no answer is workable until politicians in Washington and Austin realize the Rio Grande Valley is not a battlefield.
As Texas, Florida and Tennessee have all proven in recent years, if you build it, they will come.
California and Texas, as well as Arizona and New Mexico, aren't just on the geographical border of the United States and Mexico. They're also a frontier between the America that we were and the America we're rapidly becoming.
Wake up, Mr. President! I can no longer stand on the sidelines. I am very concerned about the advice you are receiving!
By distributing income and assets more evenly throughout a region, inclusive business programs are one of the most proactive ways to address economic and racial inequality and grow the economy.
While uncertainty remains concerning the continuation of the federal tax subsidy programs for renewable energy, there is no doubt wind, solar, hydro, and even nuclear power should continue to play a growing part in America's energy production equation.
With summer upon us let's face it the travel bug has likely gotten the best of you, right? No worries, since there's a place down south in Texas that has just the cure for warm weather fever and good fun.
In the Delaware Riverkeeper v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) case, judges ruled that a continuous pipeline project cannot be segmented into multiple parts to avoid a comprehensive National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review. This is what Kinder Morgan proposed and did for its Northeast Upgrade Project.
Texas prison inmates spend much of their time locked in enclosed concrete and metal structures, where temperatures often exceed 100 degrees during the summer months.
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogHeather Zichal, former Obama White House Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, may soon walk ou...
Money and the enormous wealth gap has lead to a non-democratic representation in the media sphere and that now extends to so-called public television.
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogWhile the debate over the TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has raged on for over half a deca...