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Social media snap-shot of my home page. Let's see what others are talking about today.

So much going on at the same time. Here is a snap-shot of what’s happening on @twitter today.

@driverBrian stating a long held fact.

Some people are like Slinkies – not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you see them tumble down the stairs.

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My Life In Words

Early reactions to the DOE grid reliability study

The much anticipated, objected to, lobbyied about, editorialized on US Department of Energy study on electric grid reliability, markets, and policy has finally been released. Finally us commenters will actually know what we are talking about. 713 more words


The death of US coal, in charts

In April, US energy secretary Rick Perry asked his department to produce a report on electricity markets and reliability. The routine request made some uncomfortable: Environmental groups, for instance, worried that facts might get twisted to recommend subsidizing the coal industry, which has seen a historical decline in the last few decades. 329 more words

Glow Worm

I like an active radio.
The fallout’s unattractive, though,
When isotopes of fast-decaying
Elements keep overstaying
Welcomes like last Friday’s trout.
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With a shiv to the cities: Dan Patrick and the practice of `positive polarization.'

Good Tuesday Austin:

Yesterday morning I did a podcast with Jim Henson and Josh Blank of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas, one of a series of podcasts that is used as part of a summer course on contemporary Texas politics and government. 4,141 more words


Trump considering former Texas Governor Rick Perry for Secretary of Homeland Security Job

Recently appointed to the position of Energy Secretary last year, Rick Pay may now be in the running to head the Department of Homeland Security. 223 more words