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Daily Archive for May 3rd, 2013

Oh, Just Great

So now my university is so awesome, that we celebrate the fact that we are a “spotlighted” institution that supports and advances the Department of Energy’s scientific research programs. Yes, indeed. Using taxpayer funds to promote politically favored research projects. Wasn’t the synfuels program DoE? And Solyndra? And Fisker? And who knows what other projects lurk.  That’s […]

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6 ways to make a difference with your dollar.  Once again, well sourced, thoroughly researched, and thoughtful commentary on the environment and the economy. Here are the helpful suggestions: 1. Purchase used as opposed to new items, or items made from recycled materials. Used items, available at antique or thrift stores as well as private sales, are […]

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