Romney, Santorum and Paul should be asked whether they would consider Governor Palin for such a post. A "yes" even to a question as benign as"consider?" is enough not only to doubt their judgment, but more than enough to be frightened for our future.
With the decision to deny the pipeline permit, it was fitting that Secretary of Energy Steven Chu spoke of Obama's plan to reduce oil imports by one-third by 2025, modernize the electric grid, support fuel-efficient vehicles, and invest in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
An open, transparent debate is essential to ensuring that citizens and policymakers alike have the right information in their hands when deciding about our country's future spending on both nuclear weapons and their related programs.
So, how much does the U.S. spend on nuclear weapons? The only way to know for sure is for the administration to be more transparent about its nuclear spending, and to make a complete, detailed budget available to the public.
So it's nice to be inventive when you gaze into the sky. When those warming rays inspire you, give the power cell a try. Just make sure you're well connected if you want your piece of pie. So big... so fast... Solyndra!
If you sometimes fall prey to holiday overspending, you might want to look for ways to make small spending cuts in other areas of your life -- year round -- that, when added together, can result in big savings.
Universities need to be thinking forward and figuring out how to prepare both their own campuses for the future and their graduates for the future. Luckily there are a few programs that are already doing that.