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Chevrolet had great expectations for its green, environment friendly Volt when it rolled off the production lines last year.  They anticipated sales of at least 10,000 cars in 2011 but only sold 7,671, missing their projections by nearly 25%.  Sales haven’t been any better so far this year as they only sold 603 in January …

One of the very few positive things to come out of the Jimmy Carter presidency was the 1980 setting aside of a portion of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge for oil production.  Perhaps I should clarify and say that the 1980 Congress enacted on the measure as I hesitate to give Carter credit for anything …