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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008

McCain should face tough questions

Touring America's oil rigs and nuclear plants, John McCain sometimes sounds as if he'll produce enough wind to power the nation all by himself. So strongly does his current rhetoric smell of methane—the gas emanating from manure—that he might even qualify for an alternative energy tax incentive.
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Plus Definition of the Week: Credit Crunch

How did you spend your stimulus check? If you’re like most Americans, you bought gasoline. Since President Bush signed the tax rebate into law Feb. 13, the average household has spent $1,500 filling the family car, according to research by Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG).
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
There are very good reasons why oily guys have been stereotyped as the sorts of villains who twirl their mustaches and tie innocent young women to railroad tracks. But now, as we are nearing the end of eight years of government of, for and by the oil industry, we may have finally reached the point in our history...