That would be Duke Energy, the utility that lobbies to raise your electric bills and is financially backing the Democrats’ 2012 convention in Charlotte, which last week saw the Indiana State Ethics Commission fine a former lawyer of theirs and ban him from future employment with the state. Scott Storms had previously been a top lawyer for the state Utility Regulatory Commission, and was punished for negotiating with Duke for a job while working on their rate cases while still with IURC. The evidence shows that other top Duke officials were also cozy with their regulators while trying to gain cost recovery for their troubled Edwardsport coal gasification power plant, which I detail today at the National Legal & Policy Center blog.
What did CEO and global warmist Jim Rogers know, and when did he know it?
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?