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The United States of America is once again a Net Exporter of Oil

The watermelons said it couldn’t be done; they have been proved wrong, yet again.


Greens Fret Over Obama Admin Keystone Report

The State Department has released its much-anticipated report on the environmental impact of the Keystone Pipeline and, to the alarm of the green lobby, it seems to leave President Obama with little reason to continue delaying construction. The 2,000-page report makes no final recommendation on whether or not to approve construction of the energy project, […]


Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon’s Anti-Fracking Protest Song–’Don’t Frack My Mother’?

NPR is again flogging a recent anti-fracking protest song performed by Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon that features the memorable refrain, “pleeeease, don’t frack my mother.” The half-comedic song debuted during the Summer on the late night TV talk show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and was performed by Ono, the former paramour of the […]


ANWR: It’s Been ’10 Years,’ We Could Have Been Reaping Rewards Now

Ten years ago this month the Democrats defeated the bill that would have allowed us to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Preserve (ANWR). So it’s happy anniversary to the loss of our energy independence once again. It turns out that the tenth anniversary is known as the “tin” anniversary in that wonderful […]


“That conclusion — drilling makes no difference — is meant to give cover”

Charles Lehardy is reacting to yet another mainstream media piece shilling for the Obama administration: A new study by the Associated Press finds that during the past 36 years, US oil production increases did not correlate to lower US gasoline prices at the pump. When we produced more oil, the prices we paid for a […]


The Sacketts May Have Saved American Mining And Oil Exploration

On March 21, with a 9-0 vote, the United State Supreme Court ruled that landowners have a right to direct, meaningful judicial review if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency effectively seizes control of their property by declaring it to be “wetlands.” Mike and Chantell Sackett wanted to build the home of their dreams in a […]


DOE more interested in “diversifying our energy supply” than keeping prices low

So says Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu in one of the better “No Shit, Sherlock” moments of the last few months, delivered in testimony before the House Appropriations energy and water subcommittee: “We agree there is great suffering when the price of gasoline increases in the United States, and so we are very concerned about […]


Gasoline pt. 2 – Why Is Gasoline Consumption Tanking?

ZeroHedge blog has a great post that serves as a nice follow-up to my post yesterday that highlighted the correlation between gasoline price spikes and lower housing starts: This data is interesting because it is un-manipulated, that is, it is not “seasonally adjusted” or run through some black-box modifications like so much other government data.  […]


“An act of national insanity”

Via Dan Friedman in email, a piece by Robert Samuelson excoriating President Obama for his decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline, in the WaPo no less: President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico is an act of national insanity. It isn’t often that a president makes a decision that […]


Which industries are bucking the jobless trend?

Just those that are being targeted by the Obama administration: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported recently that the U.S. jobless rate remains a dreadful 9%. But look more closely at the data and you can see which industries are bucking the jobless trend. One is oil and gas production, which now employs some 440,000 […]


“It makes eminent sense”

But not to Barack Hussein Obama… mmm, mmm, mmm: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday that he was looking at exporting more oil to China after the United States delayed a decision on a controversial pipeline.President Barack Obama’s administration last week put off a decision on Keystone XL project after a major protest campaign […]


Score One for Common Sense and Less Government

Count me as one (of many) who never saw much sense in making fuel from food, and even less sense in subsidizing the process while effectively prohibiting the import of ethanol.

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Obama: Drill baby, drill

Is the man ceding to pressure? President Obama, facing voter anger over high gasoline prices and complaints from Republicans and business leaders that his policies are restricting the development of…

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Wanna make a statement at the gas pump?

Wanna make a statement at the gas pump?

Glenn Reynolds wants us to Disrupt the Narrative: Do you have to take these gas prices in silence? I don't think so. All you have to do is download this…


Sarah Palin: 'President Obama is once again giving lip service to a "new energy proposal"'

Sarah Palin: 'President Obama is once again giving lip service to a "new energy proposal"'

Once again, Sarah Palin fills the vacuum of leadership so prevalent in the Republican Party: It’s unbelievable (literally) the rhetoric coming from President Obama today. This is coming from he who…

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What in hell is he doing?

And does he freakin' know? With Japan staggered by a natural disaster and a nuclear crisis, cruise missiles launched against Libya in our third Middle East conflict and a majority…

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Sarah Palin: Obama's "war on domestic oil and gas exploration and production has caused us pain at the pump"

Sarah Palin: Obama's "war on domestic oil and gas exploration and production has caused us pain at the pump"

Sarah the Barracuda seems to be the only conservative politician out there willing to take Obama and his policies on… and she's doing so effectively: Is it really any surprise…


"Enough oil to COMPLETELY REPLACE all imports"

Tom Flake puts up a post at my place that’s more than a little eye-opening: You may have heard some say that we are the Saudi Arabia of coal.  It…


Bill Clinton calls Obama's anti-drilling policies ridiculous

And he agrees with George W. Bush.  This ought to set some teeth on edge in the White House: Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that delays in offshore oil…


Obama administration "openly hostile" to oil producing states

Obama administration "openly hostile" to oil producing states

So says Alaska Governor Sean Parnell: With the unrest in the Middle East as his springboard, Gov. Sean Parnell lashed out at the Obama administration's stance on domestic oil production,…


"We have entrusted our leadership to protect us and they have betrayed us"

Locutisprime is speaking to the Texas rolling blackouts: What isn't being noted is that these blackouts are yet another example of the present administration's taking advantage of a created crisis….


"Setting a goal to raise energy prices…"

"Setting a goal to raise energy prices…"

"… seems to be the last thing we would want to do as a nation." That from William O'Keefe at The Examiner on Obama's renewable energy policy, a policy that…


Obama's war against the fossil fuel industry inflicts mounting casualties

He did promise to transform America didn't he: Some of the 30-plus deepwater rigs that were in the Gulf of Mexico have moved to other markets, first because of a…


Obama's oil commission report: "about ideology and politics as much as it about facts"

We’ve chronicled Obama’s war on the oil industry and its effects on those the left deem to champion.  The effects being wrought on the economy are also growing and with the…


What impact will this have on the economy?

Radicals are in charge folks and if this isn't proof enough for you, you're a freakin' idiot: The White House will announce Wednesday afternoon that it won't allow offshore oil…

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