Category Archives: Energy

MONACO COACH TO CLOSE THREE PLANTS SENDING 1400 WORKERS TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT LINES

Monaco Coach, the country’s leading producer of diesel motor homes, has announced it will close plants in Elkhart, Nappanee, and Wakarusa. The closures will displace 1400 workers – about one-third of the company’s work force. Monaco Coach will re-locate some … Continue reading

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PADD THIS – PETROLEUM DISTRICTS

The United States is divided into Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts – better known as PADDs. The system was created during World War II to better organize petroleum-derived fuels and their distribution. The districts are still used to day for … Continue reading

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ANWR – OIL COMPANY DECEIT

The oil companies are about to get what they have so artfully been working to gain all along – the right to drill just about anywhere they darn well please. The price of gas has driven the American public to … Continue reading

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TEARING AT THE HEART – OF OUR CITY

Parkview North is deserting the eastern side of the city for the northeast DuPont area of Allen County. The project, which is to begin in a couple of months, has been in the works for almost five years and, no … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment, Fort Wayne, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

CHICAGO MERCHANDISE MART GOES GREEN

Green buildings have become the force “de jour” with many companies retrofitting their buildings to save energy and become part of the new “green” revolution. The Chicago Merchandise Mart has gone green, retrofitting all its 4,000,000 square feet to be … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment

GEORGE WHO? OPEC SMACKDOWN

King George must be feeling somewhat chagrined these days.  He has literally had his way trampling on civil rights and liberties with little repurcussions from the Democrats.  But half a world away, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has handed … Continue reading

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BUSH – NO CONSERVATION NEEDED – JUST ASK SAUDIS TO BOOST OIL PRODUCTION

George W. Bush speaks with a forked tongue; he speaks dishonestly, and he does it so well. His trip to the Middle East, while giving him an opportunity to strut around with the various heads of government, has also given … Continue reading

Posted in China, Energy, Environment, Globalization, Middle East, Republican Party

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

I have to admit, I was not happy and still am not happy with Daylight Saving Time. And, just to clarify, it is “Daylight Saving Time” not “Daylight Savings Time.” I was just fine and dandy with never having to … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Economics, Energy, Globalization, Indiana, Mitch Daniels | 29 Comments

SOUDER’S SELLOUT – NUMBERS EVEN HIGHER IN OPPOSITION TO DUMPING IN LAKE MICHIGAN

Okay – I couldn’t help myself after finding out the vote was even more lopsided than originally reported. It was not 387-26; it was 399-24 according to an article by Slyvia Smith over at JG. So here is the “official” … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Cities and Towns, Democrats, Economics, Energy, Environment, Republican Party

ROBERT AND THE BLOGATHON

Over at Left of Centrist, Robert Rouse will be blogging for 24 hours straight to help our environment. The blog he is helping is called the Alliance for Climate Protection. Please stop by and support Robert and our planet. In … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Energy, Environment, Weather