Browsing All posts tagged under »Secretary Of Energy Steven Chu«

A Two-Gallon Compact Car

June 30, 2012 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ How would you like to buy a nice compact car with a two-gallon gas tank? It costs only $36,000, and it takes seven hours to fill the tank. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu wants lots of those cars, though he insists they will be $10,000 cheaper. The car alluded to […]

Obama’s Oily Pipeline Lies

March 27, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The President’s trip last week to Cushing, Oklahoma, was nothing more than the opportunity to stand in front of a stack of oil pipeline sections and lie some more about the Keystone pipeline. His contempt for the intelligences of Americans was on full display. A pipeline section that did not require his approval […]

Obama’s Algae Racket

March 23, 2012 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ Pond scum stinks. And so do the Obama administration’s enormous, taxpayer-funded “investments” in politically connected biofuel companies. While the president embarks on a green rehabilitation tour this week to quell growing public outrage about big green boondoggles, the White House continues to cultivate a cozy algae racket. Obama’s promotion of algae […]

Secretary Chu’s $10 Million Fiasco

March 22, 2012 by

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By Diane Katz ~ During a hearing last week of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Wyoming Senator John Barrasso (R) asked Energy Secretary Steven Chu a seemingly simple question: “(D)o you think a $50 light bulb is affordable for American families?” “No, absolutely not,” Chu replied. Well, if that’s the case, why did Chu […]

Chu Uses Power Marketing Administrations to Implement Green Agenda

March 21, 2012 by

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By Romina Boccia ~ When it comes to finding alternate pathways to force their green agenda onto Americans, President Obama and his Administration know how to dream up creative solutions. In this latest installment, Energy Secretary Steven Chu is directing Power Marketing Administrations (PMAs) to invest in a smart electrical grid that also serves as […]

Dim Bulbs at Obama Energy Dept. Award $10M Prize to Maker of $50 Light Bulb; Will Media Report?

March 10, 2012 by

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By Ken Shepherd ~ Imagine if you will that President Bush were in the Oval Office now, facing reelection with unemployment above 8 percent and gas prices as high as they are right now. Now also imagine that the Bush Energy Department granted a $10 million award to the maker of a $50 LED light […]

CBS Exposes ‘the New Solyndras’ – Will ABC and CBS Follow Suit?

January 14, 2012 by

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By Scott Whitlock According to a CBS News investigation, the controversial government loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra wasn’t an isolated incident. “CBS This Morning” reporter Sharyl Attkisson explained, “We identified 11 green energy companies beside Solyndra that, together, got billions of tax dollars then declared bankruptcy or are suffering other serious financial issues.” A CBS graphic […]

Obama’s Green Energy Fail

November 22, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Watching Secretary of Energy Steven Chu face nearly five hours of grilling by a congressional committee seeking answers to the multi-billion dollar loss taxpayers have taken after the department dispensed their money in pursuit of its Green energy program was a reminder that ideology is not a substitute for reality. Dr. Chu […]

Citing Solyndra, House GOP Whip Says Steven Chu Should Be Replaced

November 19, 2011 by

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By Lachlan Markay House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Friday said Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s lack of knowledge about the problems plaguing now-bankrupt Solyndra demonstrates poor management skills that preclude him from being an effective Cabinet-level official. “I would look to have somebody else manage” the Department of Energy, McCarthy said on a Friday […]

The Accountability Charade

November 19, 2011 by

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By Michelle Malkin You can’t spell “accountability” without “A,” “C” and “T.” But in Washington, government officials routinely get away with “taking personal responsibility” by mouthing empty words devoid of action. Heads nod in collective agreement that mistakes were made. But heads never roll. The Obama administration has raised this accountability charade to an art […]

Time Holds a Hanky for EPA Boss; Newsweek Hails Smarts of Energy Secretary

April 7, 2011 by

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By Tim Graham The “news” magazines offer a very friendly environment for Obama’s cabinet members devoted to environmental issues. In this week’s Time, they offer their “Ten Questions” for EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. They have a sympathetic tilt that Republicans are waging “war” on the EPA, instead of considering that the EPA is preparing to […]

Reject All Energy Mandates: It’s Just Another Subsidy

December 8, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris With cap and trade out of the realm of possibilities, Members of Congress have turned their attention to mandating so-called clean energy. Some Members hoped for a lame duck vote on a renewable electricity standard (RES), which would require that a certain percentage of our nation’s electricity production come from wind, solar, […]

How Many Cars are There on Mars?

December 7, 2010 by

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By Victor Sharpe at Family Security Matters   When President elect, Barack Obama, was choosing the new members of his administration he selected Nobel-prize winning physicist Steven Chu as energy secretary and Carol Browner to lead a White House council on energy and climate. Ms. Browner had headed the Environmental Protection Agency in the Clinton […]

November 20, 2009: The Day “Global Warming” Ended

November 18, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba November 20, 2009 is an important date because it was the day that “global warming” ended. It was the day that a total fabrication, a hoax, was revealed to be the work of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), aided and abetted by a vast network of governmental and […]

White House Solar Installation Symbolic Of Solar Energy Push

October 6, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris President Obama is channeling his inner Jimmy Carter again. In 1979, President Carter had solar panels installed on the roof of the White House, and they were taken down in the Reagan Administration during roof repairs. Today, the White House announced that that Obama Administration will use taxpayer dollars to build solar […]

Journalistic Misfeasance

October 5, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The Gallup Organization has just released the results of a poll that, for the fourth straight year, reveals that the “majority of Americans say they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly. The 57% who now say this is a record high […]

The EPA Runs Amuck

June 9, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba. On Thursday, the Senate will vote on S.J. Resolution 26. It is an effort to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating “greenhouse gas emissions” without any legislative accountability. If the vote fails, the EPA will be free to continue its assault on the nation’s economy and every aspect of your personal […]

The Invisible Dr. Chu

June 3, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba While we all are now familiar with Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar’s remark about keeping the government’s boot on the neck of BP, one of the most remarkable aspects of the oil spill drama has been the near absence of Dr. Steven Chu, the Secretary of Energy. Other than an appearance […]

Another Alarmist Puzzled By The Lack Of Warming

March 27, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. Climate Change/Global Warming – The car whose wheels are falling off. Barack Obama’s Energy Secretary, Steven Chu, has been certain we face doom from global warming: Chu said Americans had yet to fully understand the urgency of dealing with climate change. “I don’t think the American public has gripped […]

All The President’s Climategate Deniers

December 3, 2009 by

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By Michelle Malkin “The science is settled,” we’ve been told for decades by zealous proponents of manmade global warming hysteria. Thanks to an earth-shaking hacking scandal across the pond, we now have mountains of documents from the world’s leading global warming advocacy center that show the science is about as settled as a southeast Asian […]

A Billion Here, A Billion There: Dem-Backed Firms Get Speculative Energy Dept. Loans

September 29, 2009 by

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By Tom Blumer at NewsBusters The headline and the first paragraph from this Friday Wall Street Journal report by Josh Mitchell and Stephen Power reads like a bad joke Jay Leno’s writers would have discarded, because no one would believe it. The second paragraph isn’t much better: Gore-Backed Car Firm Gets Large U.S. Loan A […]

Since Americans Are Teenagers, They Won’t Understand Greenhouse Gases

September 25, 2009 by

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By Nick Loris The American public…just like your teenage kids, aren’t acting in a way that they should act. The American public has to really understand in their core how important this issue is.” In case you haven’t heard, that was Secretary of Energy Steven Chu discussing your ability to curb greenhouse gas emissions. As […]

Nuclear Electrical Power Generation – Why The Fuss? (Part 9)

August 7, 2009 by

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THE WASTE! THE WASTE! WHAT DO YOU DO WITH THE WASTE? Put the word ‘nuclear’ in front of that word waste, and all rational debate immediately goes out the window. I have argued in all the earlier posts that nuclear power for the generation of electricity should be kept on the table as a viable […]

Huge CO2 Emissions Disagreement Between EPA And Energy Dept. Ignored By MSM

July 9, 2009 by

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By P.J. Gladnick The mainstream media loves to tell the public about how “unreliable” the blogosphere is as an information source. However, there is a huge story out there that is only being covered by the blogosphere, in particular at Watts Up With That?, which is currently being completely ignored by the MSM. It is […]