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The Kennedy Way? Clan Over Country or Country Over Clan?

“I believe this country was founded on a simple idea: that every person deserves to be treated fairly, by each other and by their government.” – Joseph P. Kennedy III announcing his bid for Congress Really? Several years ago, Joseph … Continue reading

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New Fuel Economy Standards a Good Thing

This past Friday, President Obama announced new corporate average fuel economy or CAFE standards that would require the average vehicle sold in the United States to provide 54.5 miles per gallon. The White House estimates the program will save consumers … Continue reading

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Rebuke of Republican Rejection of Renewables Not Far Off the Mark

Today, the New York Times published a Room for Debate series of columns on “Can the U.S. Compete With China on Green Tech?”. I wanted to focus in particular on David Roberts’ column, “Understanding the Objective“, which decries the Republican … Continue reading

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