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Dem Projected Winner In Key Gubernatorial Election

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Key gubernatorial election?

Are there any others going on?
 
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Apparently West Virginia doesn't drink as much teabagger Kool-Aid as I thought.
 

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West Virginia, The Byrd State Electing a Democrat? I'm utterly shocked. Isn't the State Motto there "Bring Your Pillow Case". Or is that the State flag?
 

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West Virginia, The Byrd State Electing a Democrat? I'm utterly shocked. Isn't the State Motto there "Bring Your Pillow Case". Or is that the State flag?

there was like zero difference between earl and bill. they are both con. in their outlook etc.
 

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Apparently West Virginia doesn't drink as much teabagger Kool-Aid as I thought.

Seriously, what do you think you're accomplishing with comments like this? You're not helping your cause.
 
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West Virginia, The Byrd State Electing a Democrat? I'm utterly shocked. Isn't the State Motto there "Bring Your Pillow Case". Or is that the State flag?

there was like zero difference between earl and bill. they are both con. in their outlook etc.

I guess they're both advocates of "clean" coal. I grew up in the country, and I've never seen clean coal. Have you?
 

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:lol:

What?

No braying about this being a "referendum" on Republicans like the 9th District in NYC was about Obama?


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It was a democratic seat. Manchin, A Democrat appointed himself to Byrd's old seat in the Senate and one the following election. This is an election to Replace Manchin.

What is important here is the swing from one party to the other. Manchin won the last two contests easliy. Byrd has held the seat in the senate since the days of Roosevelt.

It should not be close
 
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Also noteworthy was the the Democrat tried to run away from Obama. This seems to be the only way a democrat can win now is deny any relation with Obama at all
 

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West Virginia, The Byrd State Electing a Democrat? I'm utterly shocked. Isn't the State Motto there "Bring Your Pillow Case". Or is that the State flag?

there was like zero difference between earl and bill. they are both con. in their outlook etc.

I guess they're both advocates of "clean" coal. I grew up in the country, and I've never seen clean coal. Have you?

"Clean coal technology" describes a new generation of energy processes that sharply reduce air emissions and other pollutants from coal-burning power plants.

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the U.S. Department of Energy conducted a joint program with industry and State agencies to demonstrate the best of these new technologies at scales large enough for companies to make commercial decisions. More than 20 of the technologies tested in the original program achieved commercial success.

The early program, however, was focused on the environmental challenges of the time - primarily concerns over the impact of acid rain on forests and watersheds. In the 21st century, additional environmental concerns have emerged - the potential health impacts of trace emissions of mercury, the effects of microscopic particles on people with respiratory problems, and the potential global climate-altering impact of greenhouse gases.

With coal likely to remain one of the nation's lowest-cost electric power sources for the foreseeable future, the United States has pledged a new commitment to even more advanced clean coal technologies.

Building on the successes of the original program, the new clean coal initiative encompasses a broad spectrum of research and large-scale projects that target today's most pressing environmental challenges.

The Clean Coal Power Initiative is providing government co-financing for new coal technologies that can help utilities cut sulfur, nitrogen and mercury pollutants from power plants. Also, some of the early projects are showing ways to reduce greenhouse emissions by boosting the efficiency by which coal plants convert coal to electricity or other energy forms.

In January of 2003, eight projects were selected under the first round CCPI solicitation, of which two were withdrawn. Of the remaining six projects supported by the first round of the CCPI, one was discontinued before award, two were discontinued during project development, and three have been completed.

In October of 2004, four projects were selected from the second round CCPI solicitation. One project has since been withdrawn. Of the remaining three projects, two are under development and one has been completed. The two projects under development will demonstrate advanced IGCC technology. One of these projects (Southern/Kemper County) has begun construction.

A third round CCPI solicitation is underway and is focused on developing projects that utilize carbon sequestration technologies and/or beneficial reuse of carbon dioxide. Due to an additional $800 million of funding added to the CCPI Program through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), Round Three was conducted through two separate solicitations. Of the six overall projects selected, three projects from Round Three (HECA, Summitt and NRG) are still active.

DOE - Fossil Energy: DOE's Clean Coal Technology Program
 
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This sounds like a referendum on Tea-Tards. Is this the beginning of a tread to kick teabaggers out of office?
 

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