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Egypt's Mubarak resigns, Army in Control

February 11, 2011 politisite 0

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt turned over all power to the military, and left the Egyptian capital for his resort home in Sharm el-Sheik, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced on state television on Friday. The announcement, delivered during evening prayers in Cairo, set off a frenzy of celebration, with protesters shouting “Egypt is free!” The Egyptian military issued a communiqué pledging to carry out a variety of constitutional reforms in […]

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Barack wants MuBarak to Go! White House wants Egyptian President Mubarak to Resign Immediately

February 3, 2011 politisite 0

The Obama administration is discussing with Egyptian officials a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately The administration wants Mubarak to turn over power to the newly sworn in Vice President Omar Suleiman. From the New York Times: Even though Mr. Mubarak has balked, so far, at leaving now, officials from both governments are continuing talks about a plan in which, Mr. Suleiman, backed by Sami Enan, chief of […]

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What is the Bloody Bloom Box Fuss all about? We’ll tell you

February 22, 2010 politisite 0

In the world of energy, the Holy Grail is a power source that’s inexpensive and clean, with no emissions. Well over 100 start-ups in Silicon Valley are working on it, and one of them, Bloom Energy, is about to make public its invention: a little power plant-in-a-box they want to put literally in your backyard. You’ll generate your own electricity with the box and it’ll be wireless. The idea is […]

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Obama slams environMENTALists approves two nuclear reactors

February 15, 2010 politisite 0

President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday plans for the government to help finance the construction of two nuclear reactors — the first in nearly 30 years, a top US official said. Obama, who has advocated reducing foreign energy dependency and cutting back on greenhouse gases, will use a 2005 law that authorizes the Energy Department to guarantee loans to projects that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Obama “has long […]