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  • Rules on carbon emissions are foolish

    ARLINGTON, Texas Economic growth is intimately tied to energy use. The U.N. Human Development Index is highest in countries such as in Norway, Canada and the United States where energy use is also highest. Low energy use, such as in African countries, means a life of grinding poverty.
  • Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim

    Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim
    Which state has just about the nation's worst business climate? To judge by a recent Forbes magazine article, we're it. But Forbes, though accurately reporting some concerns about Connecticut, doesn't take into account recent signs of hope. (The article...

    Economic News Prompts Cautious Optimism

    Too much can be made, granted, of discrete reports of upticks in the economy. But Connecticut has been buffeted by such bad, worst-in-the-nation news for so long on the economic recovery front that we're tempted to embrace whatever good news we can get....

    Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad

    Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad
    My favorite story in The Baltimore Sun last week was by my colleague Eileen Ambrose, reporting on how Marylanders are a bunch of whiners, at least according to a state-by-state breakdown of the complaints received by the federal Consumer Financial...