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Most Americans think the Obama administration is just incompetent

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Polls are polls and media bias is media bias, but sometimes facts can be inconvenient things for the uber-partisan Liberals will dismiss a new survey as politically slanted because of the news agency – Fox News – that conducted it, but it nevertheless contained some pretty telling results in the context of other data that cannot be attributed to media partisanship. According to the survey, majorities of voters still believe the country is mired in recession, that terrorists are residing among us, and rate the Obama White House as just incompetent when it comes to governing. Six in 10 voters ...

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So-called ‘green’ development costing taxpayers billions

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V.I. Lenin and B.H. Obama share a common trait, the belief in big government rather than a free society with limited government By Richard W. Black The story started in the late 60s when gas prices were cheap, $0.31 a gallon. The claim was that the auto industry invented a carburetor which made it possible for a vehicle to get 50 miles per gallon. Or was it 60? No, it was 100 mpg. Anyway, Big Oil made a deal with Big Auto to lock the carburetor away in a vault under Detroit never to be used so that Big Oil ...

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Obama’s nationalization of the power grid will hurt consumers

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President Obama’s ‘clean power plan’ is neither good for consumers nor constitutional, but hey, its all about fundamental transformation By John Wood In 1973, the United States Congress passed, and President Richard Nixon signed, the Clean Air Act, which directed the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to regulate pollutants emitted into the atmosphere that would “endanger the public health and welfare.” In accordance with that empowerment of the EPA over the practices of private industry and state policy as it concerns carbon emissions, President Obama is in the process of giving new teeth to this requirement via a proposed new policy called ...

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Federal land grabs make us more dependent on foreign oil

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President Obama uses existing federal law to soak up more state property so he can “protect” it from oil and gas exploration, further hampering the local and national economies and depriving millions of a better life By Derek Sun With all of the national and state parks that contain millions of acres of land, one would think that there is not much need to still preserve even more land and prevent fuel extraction. However, the Obama administration thinks in mysterious ways, and insists on setting aside 12 million acres of land in Alaska, depriving us of the opportunity to use ...

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Congress should repeal the ‘hidden’ renewable fuels ‘tax’

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The Renewable Fuel Standard isn’t called a “tax” but that’s really what it is – and it should go away By John Wood Few Americans, (outside of the oil and gas industry), are happy with the price of gasoline. Recent, temporary drop in the price of oil aside, retail gas prices have neared or exceeded $3 a gallon for nearing ten years, and for much of that time in many places has averaged above $4. Now federal legislators are contemplating an increase in the Federal Gas Tax, from the current 18.4 cents a gallon, to almost double that at 33.4 ...

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Obama has tanked the U.S. economy

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President Obama says the economy is doing better and jobs are coming back but the numbers, as usual, don’t jibe with his claims If Barack Obama was president of a major corporation instead of the leader of the free world, he would have been fired years ago and banished from the business community forever. But he’s not; he is the most Left-wing president in the history of the country, and one that is protected by a like-minded mainstream media that acts as his high protectorate, so he gets a pass. That’s the only explanation as to why he is not being ...

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Obama wants his EPA to finish off the oil and gas industry

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The Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is imposing new rules on an already embattled energy sector, and they just might spell the beginning of the end of affordable fuels By Derek Sun In an attempt to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and make a dent in rising global temperatures, the Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that it would regulate methane amounts released by the oil and gas industries. The goal is to reduce methane emissions by 40 to 45 percent from 2012 to 2025. These new rules are expected to be proposed this summer, in time for introduction and discussion at December’s ...

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