As first reported by the Reno Gazette-Journal, one turbine that cost the city $21,000 to install saved the city $4 on its energy bill. Overall, $416,000 worth of turbines have netted the city $2,800 in energy savings.
Yeah, that’s sooooome good investment you got there.
And anyway, don’t you think this would sell better?
It’s Labor Day 2011. According to the U.S. Department of Labor website,
The vital force of labor added materially to the highest standard of living and the greatest production the world has ever known and has brought us closer to the realization of our traditional ideals of economic and political democracy. It is appropriate, therefore, that the nation pay tribute on Labor Day to the creator of so much of the nation’s strength, freedom, and leadership — the American worker.
Absolutely. Let us celebrate and honor the American worker by giving him a day of rest from labor.
But look what Obozo said in his official Presidential Proclamation for Labor Day:
The right to organize and collectively bargain is a fundamental American value. …We reaffirm that collective bargaining is a cornerstone of the American dream.
In other words, I celebrate UNION workers.
not as I do” category.
This one’s truly, uh … rich: Billionaire Warren Buffett says folks like him should have to pay more taxes — but it turns out his firm, Berkshire Hathaway, hasn’t paid what it’s already owed for years.
That’s right: As Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson notes, the company openly admits that it owes back taxes since as long ago as 2002.
Hey, Warren. Just write the damn check and keep your guilt complex to yourself.
“Obama says adding 4Trillion to the debt is unpatriotic.”
But the kicker is that it took 8 years under Bush for it to rise that much, but less than 3 years under your watch, you jerk.
General Motors Co (GM.N) is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit over a suspension problem on more than 400,000 Chevrolet Impalas from the 2007 and 2008 model years, saying it should not be responsible for repairs because the flaw predated its bankruptcy. (08/19/2011)
“Let me say this as plainly as I can. If you buy a car from Chrysler or General Motors, you will be able to get your car serviced and repaired just like always,” Obama said in a speech. “Your warranty will be safe. In fact, it will be safer than it has ever been. Because starting today, the United States will stand behind your warranty.” (03/30/2009)
Oh, nevermind. We all know who is already paying for it.