Julie717 commented on the blog post EPA/TVA Clean Air Act Deal Will Eliminate 18 Coal-Fired Boilers
I wish we would invest more money in thorium nuclear research, it doesn’t melt down and produces very little waste compared to uranium. But a working thorium reactor is still several years in the future.
Julie717 commented on the blog post The Ugly, the Ugly, and the Ugly: A Look at the 2011 Funding Deal
The link doesn’t work anymore, and I couldn’t find it by title on their website.
Julie717 commented on the blog post Wisconsin Budget Bill Wouldn’t Be Able to Be Implemented After Friday
Ed at Gin and Tacos caught another interesting provision in this bill, it lets the state sell off its power plants with no-bid contracts:
I wonder who might be interested in buying a few power plants?
Julie717 commented on the diary post DCCC’s $3.3 Million Investment in Rape-Redefining Democrats by Michael Whitney.
This bill is still terrible even with the rape language excluded because it also prevents any private or employer-provided plan from being deducted from taxes if it covers abortion. They’re trying to prevent any private insurance companies from offering abortion coverage by making it too expensive. I think the rape language was only in there [...]