The reaction to the Skilling sentence reduction has been almost uniformly negative. That is regrettable because there were serious problems with Skilling’s conviction.
Tagged: natural gas
The fact that natural gas is only given cursory mention, rather than being an integral part of Obama’s National Climate Action Plan, exposes his true motives—which, I believe, are not really about carbon emission reductions, but rather furthering America’s declining international status. Why else would he emphasize what has proven to not to work and eschew what we know to be effective?
The Illinois Legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill placing strict regulations on hydraulic fracturing last week, and now heads to Gov. Quinn’s desk where he has promised to sign it. SB[...]
Our schools need to end the “green” indoctrination and ensure that students are presented with and taught to ponder and debate all sides of important and complex questions. Parents need to make sure they do so.
Last Thursday, the US Department of the Interior released a draft proposal that would “establish common-sense safety standards for hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian lands.” Last Friday, the US[...]
In Washington, policy wonks, Hill staff, lobbyists, and consultants love to follow bright, shiny objects. It’s not just a past time in the nation’s capital – it’s a way of[...]
The New Jersey legislature is considering legislation to ban winged, flying monkeys in the state. Wait a minute, I got that wrong – the New Jersey legislature is considering legislation[...]
I had the pleasure of appearing on the Butler on Business radio show yesterday to chat with Alan Butler and Jason Riddle about the EPA and the effect that particular[...]
Earlier this month, two Ohio economists published a paper downplaying the economic impacts of natural gas drilling in Ohio. They argued that optimistic employment projections should be shifted downwards and[...]