Well, chalk another one up for Energy City: Houston is now also where Global Warming solutions are being proffered, thanks to legislation filed by State Senator Rodney Ellis.
Just as highways, once built, never freakin’ disappear, multi-million dollar walls have this habit of staying in place — at least until the empire crumbles, and sometimes not even then.
So all eyes shift to Obama where murkier statements on nuclear’s roll in the national energy mix began to clarify with Dr. Chu now in ascendancy.
Sometimes changing the world really does mean just showing up. Popcorn is optional.
We’ve been waiting a long time for this. When “W” leaves office, a flood of new information about domestic spying, torture, detainments, Iraq war intelligence manipulation, etc., will begin to drench this impoverished nation with the changing of the guard.
I am a child of the Doom Generation. Or perhaps a precursor to it. Raised on Mutually Assured Destruction and flowering on a diet of Global Warming, I am one of those whose core is programmed, who finds himself agreeing (as Laurence Joseph writes in Apocalypse 2012) “Armageddon just feels like it’s meant to be.”
Can we imagine Texas losing a fight to Kansas or Mississippi? Why, yes we can.