At the National Constitution Center speech on Tuesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal took issue with the Obama administration’s energy policy, saying that decisions on subjects like fracking and pipelines weren’t based in science and are being influenced by interest groups and celebrities like Yoko Ono and Lady Gaga.
Federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes said on Tuesday that Detroit can possibly cut pensions for city workers as part of its bankruptcy proceedings, despite a Michigan constitutional provision that prevents such actions.
How much should the federal government be involved in controlling how states produce their own energy, and supply energy to their citizens? That complex question has constitutional and political questions that remain open as energy problems become more complex.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will give the 11th Annual Templeton Lecture for Economic Liberty and the Constitution live at 6:30 p.m. tonight. You can watch the live event here. (The program at the National Constitution Center is sold out.)
The presidential pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey has become an annual event, but the peace between the fowl and the White House is a relatively thing. And in fact, a few presidents actually ate their guests!