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Good news for green energy

The were a couple points of good news for solar power this week. The first is that solar panels are returning to the White House roof. Solar panels on the White House were an important symbol when Jimmy Carter originally had them installed, and an important symbol of disrespect for the planet when Ronald Reagan [...]

Constitution?

Must watch! This is scary. We had come to expect stuff like this from G. W. Bush, but not Obama. He did vote for the renewal of the KGB act, so we can’t expect too much. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, [...]

On the road to government accountability

Yesterday Obama sent an important memo to the heads of departments and agencies in the executive branch. The President wrote: A democracy requires accountability, and accountability requires transparency. As Justice Louis Brandeis wrote, “sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.” In our democracy, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which encourages accountability through [...]