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#ncga: A shot across the bow at crony capitalism

We’ve expressed our dismay at recent legislation — sponsored by a hodge-podge of statist Democrats, RINOs, and reputed conservatives — to extend the 35 percent credit for solar energy production for five years.  However, hope for some common sense is on the horizon. There’s a clear record out…

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Boehner’s boys (and girls) kow-tow to Green crowd, crony capitalists with “all-of-the-above”

“All-of-the-above” is a nice, safe term.  You don’t offend anyone.  You’re taking everyone’s options. It’s perfect for politicians wanting to keep everyone happy. But the ”all-of-the-above” energy strategy being touted by House Republicans in DC plays right into the hands of the environmental left and…

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#ncsen: taking a break from debating attendance to blur the lines on GREEN stuff

The candidates from the two major parties detoured from their usual routines to focus on an energy forum in Charlotte this week. Here’s how some of it went:  Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis’ environmental record came under fire Monday after the state House speaker…