NIMBY! Everybody likes wind-generated power, as long as they don’t have to see the turbines themselves! That's true for the Editor as well, but at least I admit it

From National Review Big Wind Gets Spanked in Michigan Citizens in 20 localities rejected wind-power expansion by Robert Bryce | May 12, 2017 4:00 AM | @pwrhungry Big Wind’s lobbyists and promoters love to claim that their projects are being welcomed by rural communities everywhere. The reality is rather different. Last Tuesday, voters in 20 …

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Only a federal bureaucrat could think using wood stoves in Alaska is a bad thing

From The New York Times : Alaskans’ Cost of Staying Warm: A Thick Coat of Dirty Air By Kirk Johnson | December 25, 2016 NORTH POLE, Alaska — Miners huddled around them to stay warm through the long, cold nights in the Klondike gold rush of the 1800s. Artists have enshrined them in paintings and …

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There’s at least one place where Donald Trump might help down-ballot Republicans Can the GOP take over the Kentucky House, the last legislative chamber in the South controlled by Democrats?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: In Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump By Adam Beam | Associated Press | October 21, 2016 4:04 AM FRANKFORT, KY. Democrats could lose control of their only legislative chamber in the South because of a blustery hero for folks in coal country — Donald Trump. The New York real estate …

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