If you look up Indiana’s Gov. Mitch Daniels on YouTube, you’ll find a video from late March of him sitting in a rural diner, sleeves rolled up, buttering a biscuit and relating in detail how a new, cutting-edge clean-coal plant will benefit the state. “We spend more than a billion dollars a year to pay for coal from out of state,” Daniels says. As the Hoosier hunched over the lunch counter nods in agreement, Daniels methodically explains that the plant will employ a process called “coal gasification” to exploit the state’s coal reserves more efficiently, creating jobs and lowering utility …
At OMB they called him ‘The Blade’ -- and now he’s taking a scalpel to Indiana’s budget.
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Books, Arts & Manners
The actresses here fit their parts. Mother, daughter, student, nurse. This play concerns a farm In decline. The barn roof collapses. Chickens die, mysteriously. Gwen plays a concerned daughter. The farmer’s daughter: You know all the jokes. I want to act the traveling salesman, driving, ...