Keystone XL Pipeline

Why Keystone XL, War With Iran, and “Drill Baby Drill” Will Actually Raise Gas Prices

Oil Platform -Rig

>ByA Siegel | Energy Smart | March 20, 2012  | Republican energy policies are deliberately designed to raise gas prices in the short, near, mid, and long-term — and undermine America’s economy and security to boot. While Newt Gingrich travels the country extolling the power of a magical plan to lower gasoline prices (perhaps revolving […]

Obama strikes back at GOP critics on gas prices

Obama: We can't just drill our way out!

>By ANNE GEARAN | Associated Press March 10, 2012| [Obama is right that it's a plan by the Republicans to use the cost of gas to blame Obama! Guess what that's not happening and they need a new strategy. Let's stop with the high cost of gas speculations, the talk of war and talk about overcoming […]

President Obama calls for congressional action on oil subsidies

Hydrogen Fueling Nozzle

>The State Column | Saturday, March 03, 2012 |[There's a comment from a Libertarian on the state of affairs: Sure Obama, that's going to help production and prices. America needs a reality check and stop listening to the lies from the left for the last 30 years, The infrastructure for Natural Gas powered or the technology […]

Obama, Republicans spar over gasoline prices

Gas prices at a pump in California

>By Alister Bull | NASHUA, New Hampshire | Fri Mar 2, 2012 8:04am EST | [This has been the plan by the Republicans Party and the speculators that, to me, are controlling and using the gasoline situation as some leverage to fire-up their base. This to me is a poor attempt by the GOP to […]

Out of Gas The folly of blaming Obama for higher gas prices.

Gas Station

By Matthew Yglesias | Posted Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at 4:11 PM ET   Several months’ worth of strong labor market data have put a crimp in Republican plans to run against Barack Obama as the second coming of Herbert Hoover. Fortunately for GOP candidates—if not for most Americans—gasoline prices are up about 29 cents […]

Un-American Republicans Fight To Keep Big Oil On Corporate Welfare

John Boehner -Oil

>By Rmuse| February 14, 2012 | [John Boehner, just move over and let Nancy take over! Sign this petition calling for his resignation Gbismarc!] In the normal course of a conversation, labeling anything un-American generally conjures a vision of communists or a foreign entity acting contrary to the best interests of the United States. In […]

The Speaker’s Pipe Dreams: Big Oil Investments Muddy Boehner’s Message On Keystone XL

John Boehner

>Fact Check | Political Correction Media Matters|1-18-2012 |[So, Boehner has ties to Koch Industries and all the major Oil and Gas companies...No wonder this push for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Wow] Shortly after the Keystone XL pipeline permit process started gaining steam in Canada and the American Midwest, Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) began investing significantly […]

Five Facts And One Big Lie: A Closer Look At The Oil Lobby’s Keystone XL Jobs Claims

Keystone XL Pipeline

>Political Correction Media Matters Network |January 12, 2012 6:04 pm ET | With the 2012 presidential election rapidly approaching, the oil lobby is pushing harder than ever to frame the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL) as a “job creator.” However, TransCanada (the Canadian company behind the pipeline), the American Petroleum Institute (API), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have used massively inflated statistics. […]

House GOP leaders want new payroll tax cut bill

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky leaves the floor after the Senate …

By ALAN FRAM | AP | 12-18-2011| [Oh, now we want to change our tune(s) on the deal...Yes the Payroll Tax Cuts should be extended longer - plain and simple! $170.00 is crap...extend it for a year – until after the election! What happen to the discussion about the Millionaires paying their way?] WASHINGTON (AP) […]

House GOP voices opposition to Senate payroll tax cut package

The Hill

>By Russell Berman – 12/17/11 05:17 PM ET | Two months? Are you kidding me! This Keystone provision shouldn’t be a part of the deal to extend the Payroll Tax Cuts! The two-month payroll tax cut extension that passed the Senate on Saturday may not be a done deal. Rank-and-file House Republicans voiced extreme opposition […]

President Obama right to stand up to House GOP, Big Oil

TransCanada Pipline

>By Susan Casey-Lefkowitz,
Natural Resources Defense Council – 12/13/11 01:06 PM ET | Another battle of Words – Holding America hostage – again by the GOP and Big Oil! Merry Christmas! The same House Republicans who drove the country to the brink of default last summer now want to hold American families hostage to the profits […]

McConnell: President Obama unhappy unless he has issue to ‘divide’ us

The Hill

>By Josiah Ryan – 12/13/11 10:29 AM ET | What do you think? You talk about Political posturing…Mitch is number one at it! | Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ratcheted up the partisan rhetoric Tuesday morning, accusing President Obama of dividing the country with his threat to veto Republicans’ Middle Class Tax Relief and Job […]

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