by Thomas Beutel

Category: Politics

GM Volt could get $7,500 tax credit

The financial rescue bill (aka the bailout) contains substantial tax credits for plug-in hybrid vehicles sold after 2008. This could mean about $7,500 dollars for a GM Volt, based on the size of its battery. Here are some links: Green Car Congress on the senate bill Green Car Advisor at Edmunds If you have solar […]

Twitter: The ultimate presidential debate watch party

I know that many people will be gathering at watch parties this Friday, but I plan to watch it at home with Twitter. The 140 character format seems to be just right for getting a river of concise, first-blush commentary. I plan to spend this afternoon following a few more people, so that I have […]

Obama: No Blank Check

I’m glad to see that Obama is saying No Blank Check!: “If we grant the Treasury broad authority to address the immediate crisis, we must insist on independent accountability and oversight. Given the breach of trust we have seen and the magnitude of the taxpayer money involved, there can be no blank check.” It about […]