Monday, November 27, 2017

Data Point – Where is our electricity coming from?

by Skip November 27, 2017

The labeled horizontal lines on these charts aim to give a sense of perspective on electricity consumption levels across the world. For example, in the chart below a very large hydro or nuclear plant could produce enough electricity to meet the demands of 100 million people in Ghana; a large hydro, nuclear, or coal plant […]

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Another example: when illegal immigrants are fired, American workers get higher pay

by Skip November 27, 2017

We keep hearing that illegal immigrants are a “boon” to our economy – this example (like the meat packing plants of a few years ago) shows that American workers see a “boon” when illegal immigrants, working at lower wages, are removed from the workplace (reformatted, emphasis mine): A huge Chicago bakery is now hiring Americans […]

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Data Point – House sales rising country wide

by Skip November 27, 2017

Reformatted, emphasis mine: Sales of new, single-family U.S. homes reached their highest level in ten years due to an increase in housing demand across the country. The Commerce Department released a report Monday stating that home sales rose 6.2 percent, the highest increase since October 2007, according to Bloomberg Markets…Reuters polled several economists who originally predicted that new home […]

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NH LSRs rated by sponsor ratings – Part 4

by Skip November 27, 2017

Boy, they just keep coming as if Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 weren’t enough!  It does bring up a couple important questions: Do they ever wonder when enough is enough? Do they really think that we in Civil Society have no clue in making decisions for ourselves? Or, do they not believe that […]

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