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Diane Roberts: Yale tells Rick Scott it’s not ready to swap ivy for kudzu

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It’s springtime! and idiocy is in full Florida bloom. The state Supreme Court just ruled that a disingenuous and dissembling solar energy initiative is good to go on this November’s ballot. The proposed amendment, “masquerading as pro-solar” (in the words of dissenting justice Barbara Pariente), is sponsored by utility companies. Yes, utility companies, those nice people who charge the taxpayers for power plants they may not even build, those great environmentalists who want solar about as much as you want…

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