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  • Bush: Oil-drilling, hurricanes and storms

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush is trying to change the subject. The subject all week and this coming week: Hurricanes and tropical storms. The ones that have passed and the ones coming. The story line is good: Recovery efforts so......
  • Bailout (of rum, arrows, race tracks)

     
    by Frank James What do rum, motorsport race tracks and wooden arrows used by kids all have in common? The financial markets bailout bill, that's what. Taxpayers for Common Sense has compiled a handy list of what it called the......
  • Chamber to Congress: drill, baby, drill

     
    By Jim Tankersley The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will urge Congress this morning to invest heavily in so-called "clean coal" research, to expand incentives for nuclear energy and renewable fuels, and to keep its hands off domestic oil and gas......
  • Love abounds at Interior hearing

     
    By Jim Tankersley For all the fire they can spit on C-SPAN, ranting about procedure or policy, the truth is that most United States senators are exceedingly polite to one another in public. Friendly, often. Every once in a while......
  • An Effort To Save A Slice Of Coastal Forest

    An Effort To Save A Slice Of Coastal Forest
    Imagine a place a few miles from the shores of Long Island Sound where one can hike from dawn to dusk without leaving its borders. Where a series of high ledges dotted with small caves overlook a vast marsh that attracts thousands of migrating birds...
  • An Orwellian nation of Obamathink

    The nightmare societies portrayed in the George Orwell novels "1984" and "Animal Farm" gave us the word "Orwellian." That adjective reflects a vast government's efforts not just to deceive and control the people, but also to do so by reinventing the...
  • Chicago Botanic Garden leads research on restoring Western wildfire land

    Chicago Botanic Garden leads research on restoring Western wildfire land
    The connection between Colorado wildfires and an idyllic Chicago nature haven isn't immediately apparent. But the Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe; chicagobotanic.org) is about more than a Japanese island garden or a bevy of...
  • The year of the dud

    Lots of things that should have happened in 2013 did not. We were supposed to have long ago reached "peak oil" and an age of always-higher gas prices. Wind and solar power -- and a reduced lifestyle -- were our dismal future. But someone or something...
  • Is populism dead?

    Occupy Wall Streeters claimed that they were populists. Their ideological opposites, the Tea Partiers, said they were, too. Both became polarizing. And so far populism, whether on the right or left, does not seem to have made inroads with the...
  • McManus: Fuming about gas

    When the price of gasoline rises, the supply of hot air expands. Just look at the recent GOP attacks blaming President Obama for prices that exceed $4 a gallon in some parts of the country. Not only is Obama responsible, according to some Republicans,...
  • Goldberg: Obama's pump debacle

    Goldberg: Obama's pump debacle
    As gasoline prices climb, President Obama's poll numbers plummet. In February, a Washington Post/ABC poll had Obama up 6 points against Mitt Romney. Monday's poll has him down 2. According to the polls, gas prices are a huge part of the story,...
  • A Visit To A Preserve With A Cliffside View Of Long Island Sound

    Many people see various animals or faces in the puffy clouds of a midsummer day. Me? I'm more of a see-things-in-rock-formations kind of guy. You know, things like the former "Old Man Of The Mountain," a jumble of granite that once stood on the side of...