Since childhood, Mike Jaeger has been fascinated by all forms of energy, most specifically electricity. When he "grew up" he became a nuclear electrician in the U.S. Navy, and then later became and inside wireman electrician. He is educated in Nuclear Engineering and has been working in the wholesale electricity industry since 1999 as an independent consultant, and directly for two Independent System Operators in the northeast. He is perpetually learning, is married with two children and enjoys family, music, whitewater kayaking, economics, politics and learning Mandarin Chinese.
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Benghazi, the IRS, the AP - Obama had nothing to do with any of them. He knows nothing about them. They're just messy loose ends.
The gun ban movement has always had a problem with statistics: Statistics don’t support their intuition.
After possibly the worst week of the Obama administration, new polls show that the President has escaped relatively unscathed.
"This will not be about parties, this will not be about ideological persuasions. Anybody who has broken the law will be held accountable."
Great discoveries in the world of restaurants and chefs fulfill the quest for delicious food and cooking.
“Right Angles” explores serious subjects, such as the Islamization of the Middle East and delegitimization of Israel, with humor, candor and a twist.
Columns from Voices around the World talking about the events, people, politics and social issues that concern us wherever, and whoever, we are.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
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Published 10:49 p.m. April 23, 2013
If a new, ground breaking energy technology emerged, would it see the light of day, or would the status quo prevail?
Published 7:52 a.m. February 7, 2013
For 30 years Ron Paul has been speaking the truth, and his recent tweet about Chris Kyle is no different.
Published 7:07 p.m. December 19, 2012
The most effective measure to prevent tragedy belongs with the gun owner, not government.
Published 10:22 a.m. December 18, 2012
Will the world end this week? The answer is assuredly no.
Published 4:01 p.m. November 7, 2012
Barack Obama won the election, and Mitt Romney lost? Not so. Find out who really won, and more importantly, who really lost.
Published 7:32 p.m. September 30, 2012
"If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration."
Published 6:52 p.m. August 9, 2012
Principles over 150 years old power the Mars Curiosity rover. Are you curious?
Published 6:59 p.m. August 1, 2012
The recent and historic power failures in India prompt us to ask, is our power grid also susceptible to total failure?
Published 5:03 p.m. July 27, 2012
In Washington, similar to the wilds of the earth, there also exists an alpha-male hierarchy and the battle is raging. Which candidate’s energy policy will prove to be the fittest and promote him to ‘energy alpha-male’?
Published 11:03 p.m. July 19, 2012
Does your business consume significant amounts of electricity? Learn about how companies are being paid to reduce electric power consumption and the benefits of doing so.
Published 7:52 a.m. July 17, 2012
Is it true that the price of oil is set by the price of gold? The math over the last 26 years on oil and gold prices provides the answer.
Published 8:47 p.m. July 15, 2012
Learn about the man who invented our modern power system, and what our world could have been like today if his plans were fully realized.