Archive for February 20th, 2012

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: The High Cost of Solar »

Residents of Hawaii were dismayed to see this recent front-page headline: “Hawaii Solar Savings Spark Higher Electric Bills.” Since so many consumers have sought electrical savings from installing solar panels, the state-monopoly electric utility is losing revenue and now needs to make it up in higher rates. At least Hawaii’s perennially sunny weather will…
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Romney Unfairly Criticized for Saying Auto Companies Should Have Gone Bankrupt »

Back in 2008, Mitt Romney published an editorial in the New York Times saying that American auto companies should go bankrupt. He’s received some criticism for that op-ed, but the criticism is unfair because in fact, under President Obama’s watch, they did go bankrupt. Romney defends his 2008 opinion here, and further criticizes the…
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