Now that members of the public are coming out about possible dangers of the practice, hydraulic fracturing (also known as “fracking”) has become a hot-button issues… and just in time to make a splash during campaign season. After watching Gasland in 2010, I began researching the technique and decided it was prudent to contact State Rep. Tom Craddick (R-Midland) regarding his thoughts on the matter. Craddick is a member of of the Texas Energy Resources committee, and as such he helps develop state-level policy regarding the regulation of hydraulic fracturing. This is a letter I wrote to Rep. Craddick in 2010. I still haven’t heard back from him. Guess it got lost in the mail? Anyhow, hope you enjoy my ranting…

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I know you all are waiting on pins & needles to see what I have to say. Let me assure you that I have some great articles in the works. As such, I’ve decided to include a short preview of what I’ve been working on:

  • Teabonics: Idiot Rhetoric & You
  • Importance of Embracing Failure
  • De-Marginalizing Special Education Through Philanthropy
  • The Evolution of Condiments
  • Dan Nocera: Powering Homes with Water

The whole “much, much more” cliche should probably be entered here, but I do want my extensive audience to know that I’ve got a lot in store for this little corner of the web. A site re-design is in the works and should be complete soon. I would like to thank Andrei Luca for allowing me to use this great theme. Until next time, though…  peez!


Here’s the story, folks. The Muscular Dystrophy Association is putting on their annual fundraiser and they’ve asked me to help. This is where you come in.

The MDA has given me until March 25 to raise “bail” money else they lock me in a cell at Ruby Tequila’s. BAIL IS SET AT $1,500!

Click the link below & make any donations you can. I am also taking checks & cash if you would like to go that route. GIVE UNTIL IT CAUSES YOU PAIN!

All funds raised by this event will go toward sending MD-stricken children to summer camps. Even if you hate me, do it for the kids!

Donate here: MDA Lockup Home Page

Also: Join the Facebook group!