Category Archives: Political
With the news of GM to close long-time plants and lay off thousands of workers, many are upset. But this has been a long time coming, why the surprise now?
Back in 2012, I wrote and article about how absurd Obama’s 54.5 mpg CAFE regulations were. You can see that article, which is still relevant, here. One of the things I mentioned in that article was how Jimmy Carter did a similar thing back in the 70’s but thankfully was repealed by the Regan administration. History […]
I couldn’t believe it when I read it. It was announced today (8/28/12) that the Obama administration has mandated a 54.5 mpg CAFE (corporate average fuel economy) standard by 2025. The funny thing is, I was just thinking how the 35.5 mpg CAFE standard, which will be enforced by 2016, was already going to change […]
Don’t expect any solutions from natural gas anytime soon.
Natural gas looks like it may be the perfect fuel for weaning ourselves off foreign oil. We have a lot of it, it burns much cleaner, and it can be used with our current engine technology. I think the reason why this fuel hasn’t been embraced is mostly political.