LET THEM SPEND MORE: This week, Senator Udall attached an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act to remove a ban on the military purchasing alternative fuels that cost more than traditional ones
We must admit to having mixed emotions about seeing Colorado’s senior Senator take to the floor of the Senate this week.
On one hand, it’s nice to be reminded that Colorado does actually have a couple of guys we sent to represent us in that stale body of gridlock. On the other hand, with Sen. Mark Udall, it’s often only a matter of time before he says something at the podium that makes us wince. Read more »
FUEL FEARS: Rising concern about higher fuel prices comes amid an increasing number of green energy company failures
DENVER – Barack Obama’s re-election to the White House has done little to calm public concerns about increasing fuel costs, according to a recent poll, with nearly two-thirds of Americans saying they believe gasoline prices will continue to rise.
According to the Rasmussen survey , 64 percent of respondents say they believe it is either “very likely” or “somewhat likely” that gas prices will climb past the dreaded $4 per gallon mark in the next few months. Read more »
LESSER: “Wind energy is like a (bad) vending machine. When you are most hungry [for power], you get the least amount”
WASHINGTON – Energy policy analysts say extending a federal subsidy for wind production might save jobs in Colorado, but also might eliminate an equal number of jobs elsewhere.
Speaking at a think tank Tuesday, the experts challenged the pronouncement that wind-energy executives have claimed that unless the federal wind production tax credit is extended, 6,000 Coloradans will be thrown out of work. Read more »
HANDOUTS: Senator Udall (right) is delivering his 23rd speech today on how important it is to extend the life of a taxpayer subsidy for a failing industry
Few have gone so far to prove their fealty to corporate welfare than Mr. Maggie Fox, aka Sen. Mark Udall.
Udall, the senior senator from Colorado, is delivering his 23rd speech Thursday on how very, very, very important it is to extend the life of a taxpayer subsidy for a failing industry that purports to produce electricity with the reliability of the Hoover Dam or a pile of coal outside Hayden Station near Craig. Read more »
Colorado was the only one of nine battleground states to register a reverse gender gap in the exit poll
DENVER–Exit polls reveal that Colorado still registered a gender gap in the 2012 presidential election, but it wasn’t the gender gap that most analysts were expecting.
In the state that pioneered the so-called Republican “war on women,” GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney won a greater percentage of votes from women than from men. Read more »