Tag Archives: gas prices

Even Democrats realize Cap and Trade = economic disaster

For years, economists have been saying that cap-and-trade would be an economy killer. Now, a group of California Democrats has come to the same conclusion in a letter to the head of California’s air resources board. The 16 Democrats have requested a delay or change to the rules that would put gasoline under the same cap-and-trade rules… Read More »

White House to Blame for High Gas Prices

With Hurricane Isaac’s slamming the American gulf coast putting a temporary halt to oil production and refinery output, consumers can expect to see higher prices at the pump. Just in time for the Labor Day holiday. Before Hurricane Isaac came along, gasoline costs were at an almost four month high.  The nationwide average rose to… Read More »

Obama to Speed up Reviews of Great Lakes Wind Power Projects.. That Do Not Exist

The campaigner-in-chief has really stepped in it this time. Barack Obama, facing the fact that due to a miserable economy and extremely high gas prices crushing middle class Americans, he will assuredly be a one and done President in November…  so now he wants the American people to believe he is really ramping up U.S. energy production … as… Read More »

The President, Gas Prices, and the Use of Deception.

Gas prices in the United States are an ongoing concern. Prices for food, clothing, and shelter are also sky rocketing, but the cost of gas is getting higher and higher. Clearly the rising prices are a reflection of many things including our failing economy and out outrageous spending by a government out of control, but… Read More »

Grasping at Energy Straws

In February 2012 New York Democratic Senator Charles Schumer called upon Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to request Saudi Arabia increase their oil production to make up for potential disruptions in the world’s oil supply resulting from Iranian saber-rattling. Schumer’s unhidden rationale was that such a pledge from the Saudis would drive down gasoline prices… Read More »

Democrats by the Numbers 2007- 2012

In late 2006, Americans were rolling along with 4.4% unemployment,  the average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.20,  and America’s total national debt stood at $8.5 trillion dollars. When comparing the statistics above with those of today after Democrats took over both houses of Congress in ’07, held the Senate in the ’10 elections… Read More »

“progressives” Don’t Care if Americans Suffer at the Pump

There’s widespread consensus in the United States that America needs to become less dependent on foreign oil. America’s growing, ongoing dependence on foreign sources puts her at ever-greater risk in an unstable world. This instability drives the costs higher. Progressives who feel an overwhelming compulsion to immediately replace America’s existing carbon economy with a green… Read More »