Archive for the ‘coal’ Category

Coal Questions

04Nov08

People are wondering why Barack’s quotes on coal, potentially very damaging in key industrial “bitter” states, are just becoming known when Barack did the interview with the SF Chronicle back in January. The answer is, the quote about bankrupting coal companies wasn’t included in the news story. Imagine if John McCain had whispered somewhere that […]


Cool on Coal

02Nov08

We told you earlier about Barack’s plan, laid out in his own words, to squeeze the coal industry into bankruptcy in order to save the planet. Sarah Palin went after him for that today. “He said that, sure, if the industry wants to build coal-fired power plants, then they can go ahead and try, he […]


Pro Business

02Nov08

Let them eat coal, says Barack. Let me sort of describe my overall policy. What I’ve said is that we would put a cap and trade system in place that is as aggressive, if not more aggressive, than anybody else’s out there. I was the first to call for a 100% auction on the cap […]