What Bloom Energy's growth means for Del. manufacturing (Karl Baker)

These tidbits from the quarterly earnings call shed little additional light on Bloom Energy's opeations in Delaware or financial prospects. Read More…

Officials propose election reforms (Scott Goss)

One-sided arguments are being offered for election process "reforms," which Democratic leaders hope to get enacted in coming "weeks." Read More…

Carney seeks more ed funding (Scott Goss)

Here's a classic example of how government grows. New needs are defined and funded - no thought is given to offsetting economies in other areas. Read More…

We support border security, but not wall (Sen. Tom Carper et al.)

Delaware members team up on a column blaming the current government shutdown on the president for refusing to take "no" for an answer on his border barrier proposal. Read More…

Bloom Energy defends deal as Delaware considers new permit application (Karl Baker)

Bloom Energy is seeking a permit to replace fuel cells at electric power generation facilities operated pursuant to authorization by the Public Service Commission. It’s unclear how Delawareans will be affected by the proposed project, and Bloom didn’t shed much light on the subject at the public hearing conducted by DNREC on 1/10/19.

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Let's make it easier for Delawareans to vote (Gov. John Carney)

In making the case for same day registration, early voting, etc., Governor Carney exaggerates the importance of voter turnout (per se) and ignores the negatives. Read More…

Congress' first priority: Fix Congress (Lawrence Lessig)

HLS Professor Lawrence Lessig sings a familiar song, US political system requires "fundamental reform." Read More…

Schools no place for social engineering (John Newton)

SAFE wasn't the only one to question a recent column advocating extra school funding for children who are from low income homes and/or do not speak English as their native language. Read More…

It's not just Trump, the presidency is out of control (Rob Montz)

Pushback against presidential role has some merit, but one needs to consider what would take its place. Also, the current president is hardly ruling unchallenged. Read More…

Where is GOP when actual election fraud happens? (USA Today editorial)

Here's a one-sided view of the ongoing debate about voter fraud; it's bad if conservatives are responsible. Read More…

Now is the time to fix Delaware school funding (Maria Matos & Rodman Ward)

This column urges additional funding for low income and English learner students, but doesn't really address the question of where the money would come from - nor the potential drawbacks of the pending school funding lawsuit. Read More…

Bloom Energy hearing postponed (Karl Baker)

Contrary to this article, the date was changed twice. January 10 - December 27 - back to January 10. The DNREC//Bloom Energy explanation in this article addresses the change from December 27 to January 10 only, omitting any mention that the hearing was scheduled initially for January 10. Read More…

Time to adopt NRA’s tactics for climate change (USA Today editorial)

The 4th National Climate Assessment, 2nd volume (4NCA2) is still in the news, ten days after its release, even though this 1,600+ page report said very little that had not been said repeatedly before. Read More…

School funding court case (Randall Chase/ Matthew Albright)

Herewith a composite of a news story by Randall Chase and an opinion column by Matthew Albright, plus some "slippery slope" reservations re the pending lawsuit. Read More…

Public hearing about Bloom Energy possible (Karl Baker)

Bloom Energy proposal to update fuel cells in the FCF (utility scale generation of electric power for sale to the grid, with Delmarva Power ratepayers saddled with the excess cost) will apparently result in a public hearing. If so, it will be interesting to see what happens. Read More…

Is Bloom on verge of fuel cell advance? (Karl Baker)

News Journal reports "fuel cell advance" by Bloom Energy, but no meaningful details are provided. Read More…

Coons calls for recusal from AG (Josephine Peterson)

Issues involved with the Mueller probe are complex, Senate is not necessarily entitled to dictate to the newly appointed acting AG as to how the matter should be handled. Ask questions, fine, don't try to dictate.
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Brutal election shows Republicans can't win Delaware (Matt Albright)

This column suggests Republicans need to propose Democratic lite policies if they hope to win elections in Delaware, but what about offering a suite of policies that are distinctly different and would produce better results than the agenda of the current majority party? Read More…

Don't buy Trump's boasts of historic growth (Ted Kaufman)

Nearly two years after the current president took office, Sen. Kaufman would give equal billing to the previous president for the strength of the current economy. Read More…

When did Republicans stop caring about the deficit? (editorial)

Fiscal arguments against the Republican tax cuts are overstated by ignoring the possibility that much of the revenue loss may be offset by faster economic growth. Read More…
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