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As Expected, Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline Bill

Keystone Pipeline demonstration

We can’t say we didn’t see this one coming. Obama has vetoed the bill allowing the construction of the Keystone Pipeline, giving himself control over its future: With no fanfare and a 104-word letter to the Senate, Mr. Obama vetoed legislation

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Feds Give $39 Billion A Year to Solar Industry; Only 0.5% of Power Generated by Solar

flying money

If “green” really was the way to go, we wouldn’t need any government subsidies to produce it. The market would demand it, and innovators would create the supply. The competition would naturally drive prices down, and the quality of the

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As Obama Promised: Tens of Thousands of Coal Jobs Destroyed

coal plants

It was all a part of the plan from the beginning. Obama even admitted as much back in 2008 when he promised that energy costs were going to necessarily skyrocket. Here’s what he said: “So if somebody wants to build

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Drop in Gas Prices Will Reverse by the Fall

gas prices

According to a former executive at Shell Oil, we should expect to see gas prices go back up by the fall of this year. The reason? American oil producers are idling their oil rigs in this time of overabundant supply:

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Gas Prices Down; Time for Gas Tax Hike?

pumping gas

Republicans are joining Democrats in favoring a gas tax hike. Never let a crisis go to waste. Or in this case, never let an opportunity pass you by. We normal, lower and middle class Americans may have been enjoying the

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Michele Bachmann Once Mocked for $2 Gas Claim - Now Proved Right!

michele bachmann

Back in 2011 when Michele Bachmann was trying to become the GOP nominee for President she promised to get America back to $2 a gallon gas. At the time this seemed… a reach. However, the folks at the liberal rag

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Oops! Your Electric Car is Not Better for the Environment

electric car

It’s probably the case that you are not helping the environment with your 100% electric car. That’s because, even though you aren’t using pollution-emitting fuels inside your engine, you are using them to make your electricity. That is, unless something

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The Dwindling Power of OPEC

American pipeline and OPEC

As if you hadn’t noticed, gas prices are plummeting. You may have wondered why this is the case. There is really one main reason, and it is shaking things up for OPEC. The US is producing far more oil than

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Senate Democrats KILL Keystone XL Pipeline - For Now...

Texas Oil Production

Well, that’s it then. Senate Democrats have killed the Keystone XL Pipeline, which means that Republicans won’t have another chance to pass it until the new Congress in January. This should effectively kill Senator Mary Landrieu’s (D-LA) hopes of being

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Obama Promotes $7/Gallon Gas to Fight Global Warming

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Fight global warming by oppressing the poor! On Friday, Obama was in Burma touting a plan to fight global warming by charging more for gas. You’d think that this “advocate for the poor” that Democrats like Obama think themselves to

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Russians Hire Lobbyists to go after US Natural Gas

natural gas

Russia’s second-largest natural gas producer has hired a U.S. lobbying firm to target economic sanctions and liquefied natural gas terminal permitting. Disclosure filings show that OAO Novatek, Russia’s second-largest gas company, hired the Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm Qorvis MSL LLC to

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Obama Promises Billions to African Energy Companies

Obama energy

The United States recently announced it was spending nearly $500 million to modernize Ghana’s electrical grid and reform the country’s struggling energy sector, adding to the billions already pledged by President Obama to increase electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa. Obama’s Power Africa

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