Category Archives: Politics

Stimulus Bill: Where the money goes

Here is a nice graphic (PDF) summarizing the stimulus money programs.  H/T Environmental Economics who writes on the climate change aspects of the bill: I’m sure that the green energy subsidies will substitute, at least for a time, for policy …

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What got cut from the stimulus bill

This absolutely infuriates me.  From CNN, “a coalition of Democrats and some Republicans reached a compromise that trimmed billions in spending from an earlier version of the Senate economic stimulus bill.  Some of the cuts: • $3.5 billion for energy-efficient …

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Golisano on Wind Farms

I was left with the distinct impression that Tom Golisano was opposed to wind farm development especially any that might infringe on his Canandaigua Lake homestead. Apparently his position is somewhat more nuanced. He supports small-scale windfarm development projects under …

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…What About those Greens?

My thoughts exactly (from Phil via NYCO): I would be a Green Party member if the local chapter made even the slightest effort at organizing real people, working on real issues and gaining some real power.( Don’t Believe The Green …

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Why blog

A recent editorial slamming the Driscoll administration has the ironic title of Broken Record. A Broken record more aptly applies to our local rag; the Post-Standard’s lack of editorial standards and obsequious attitude towards the Destiny USA project and the …

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