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Obama Adds “Clean Coal” To Website


Think maybe he got scared by losing 40% of the Democratic primary vote in a strong coal state?

The Obama campaign added a section on “clean coal” to its website this week after House Republicans alleged that the president’s “all-of-the-above” energy plan neglected the fossil fuel.

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Obama’s Keystone XL Headache Isn’t Over Yet


TransCanada has applied again:

The Canadian company seeking to build the massive Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline through the U.S. reapplied for a permit on Friday, pushing the politically sensitive issue back onto President Obama’s plate six months before the election.

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Wind Farms May Add To “Global Warming”


Not really a good day for the greenies today. Turns out one of their favorite forms of “clean” energy — as long as the required machinery is in someone else’s backyard — may be adding to their huge bugaboo, “global warming.”

Large wind farms might have a warming effect on the local climate, research in the United States showed on Sunday, casting a shadow over the long-term sustainability of wind power.

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“Green” Company Solyndra Abandoning Toxic Waste?


And here I thought that Solyndra was supposed to be the poster child for clean green energy?

Three months ago, CBS 5 caught Solyndra tossing millions of dollars worth of brand new glass tubes used to make solar panels. Now the bankrupt solar firm, once touted as a symbol of green technology, may be trying to abandon toxic waste.

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Joe Kennedy III Calls For End To “Cheap Oil”


Talk about being out of touch with the average voter in “flyover country,” I think Joe Kennedy III pretty much epitomizes it:

As gas prices continue to soar around the country, Joe Kennedy III, the Democratic candidate for Rep. Barney Frank’s seat, wrote an online letter to supporters calling for an end to “cheap oil.”

“Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama — they’ve all talked about the same thing: the need to wean ourselves off our debilitating dependence on foreign oil,” Kennedy wrote.

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Obama’s Solution To High Gas Prices: Regulate!


Increase production? Nope. Increase regulation!

Under pressure to take action on rising gasoline prices, President Barack Obama wants Congress to strengthen federal supervision of oil markets, increase penalties for market manipulation and empower regulators to increase the amount of money energy traders are required to put behind their transactions.

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Gas Prices Rising Faster Under Obama Than Under Carter


Think gas prices are skyrocketing faster than in recent memory? You’re right.

Marking the similarities between President Barack Obama’s time in office and former president Jimmy Carter’s is nothing new. But as of Monday, Obama has hit one more Carter benchmark – both saw gas prices double in their first term of office.

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