Obama’s techno-optimism

June 29, 2009

The president on cap-and-trade, via the WSJ): “My strong belief is, is that innovation and technology are going to accelerate our process beyond these targets, and that we’re going to look back and say we can do even more.” Despite conservative naysaying about alternative technologies, there could well be huge leaps forward. But the same is also true of nuclear energy technology, which is why it is such a shame that the Obamacrats want to push it out of the debate .

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I do think that the idea is good, but with the economy being very unstalble it may not be the way to get it done. On the energy front we can use the shotgun approach and waste a lot of good money and have a bunch of useless programs along with a few good ones, or we can have an open discussion and listen to both sides and point to where we want to go. As a country we are very unstable right now and it may be our undoing.

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