Tag Archives: Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone Pipeline: Why Obama Said No; And What Happens Now?

Yesterday the Obama administration announced he was declining the Keystone XL pipeline application due to the Republicans setting an “unreasonable timeline” of February 21, 2012 for a decision. That George W. Bush, still causing problems for Obama!!! Obama wanted to put it off until after the 2012 elections so he could continue to draw campaign… Read More »

The payroll tax gambit, eggs and the GOP miscalculation

The phrase “couldn’t find their butts with both hands tied behind their backs” comes to mind as I analyze the feat of stupidity undertaken by the leaders of the House and Senate in the Social Security revenue cut proposal (a.k.a. payroll tax holiday). A news outlet I do not often quote, The New York Times,  has… Read More »

Unions (almost) agree with House Republicans on jobs plan

President of the Constriction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO Mark Ayers seemed to support the Republican approach to growing jobs in a Tuesday press release. Mr. Ayers first expressed that the AFL-CIO unions disagree with Obama’s delay of the Keystone XL pipeline. His statement says that the unions “have been steadfast supporters of the Keystone… Read More »

Friday Media Dump

Good News on Monday; bad news on Friday. Here’s a little of everything that got dumped on us today: Trump trumped? All but two candidates have declined Trump’s invitation to the Newsmax/ION debate that he is to host: Mitt says no Bachmann and Perry say no Huntsman and Paul say no Trump considering alternatives: Trump… Read More »

Obama's Failed "Green Energy" Policy

Energy Policy How much more proof does President Obama need that his “green jihad” is a failure? The greatest problem is that it has failed on two fronts. First, he and his administration have subsidized and/or granted loan guarantees to green energy projects regardless of feasibility. Second, he has all but shut down fossil energy… Read More »