Politics

The two faces of Newt Gingrich

Here’s Newt Gingrich cuddling up with Nancy Pelosi, basking in the reflected glow of her credibility on climate change: Here’s Gingrich on C-SPAN, attacking the “Al-Gore-Hard-Left-Pelosi-Reid” Democrats for failing to vote on Republicans’ drilling-only bill:

Air Force may abandon coal-to-liquids fuels program

Sure coal-to-liquid is a dead end — but dead ends never stopped the Pentagon before. Heck we now spend nearly $10 billion a year pursuing Star Wars weapons! But here comes the (potentially) amazing news from the Aug. 5 Defense …

The media will not tell the public the real story on the energy clash in Congress

I’m not sure what’s more astonishing, the current political drama around energy or the utter and complete failure of the media to portray it accurately. Let’s recall what’s happened over this past session. Congress had some 13 chances to support …

Boucher and Dingell biggest players in climate policy, biggest recipients of coal money

Drop what you’re doing and get thee to Follow the Coal Money, a new project from Appalachian Voices and Oil Change International. Modeled on Follow the Oil Money, it allows you to determine exactly how much coal money is going …

Two-thirds of corporations operating in the U.S. pay no income tax

Here’s a little something to keep in mind the next time corporations profess horror at the very idea of a carbon tax: Two-thirds of U.S. corporations paid no federal income taxes between 1998 and 2005, according to a new report …

Exxon John

The Democratic National Committee is being mean to John McCain again:

A piece of internet awesomeness I missed the first time around

Media finally tells public about the real roadblock to good energy policy

Holy hot dog hosannas, I don’t believe it! Finally someone in the mainstream media has seen fit to share with the public one of the basic facts necessary to understand the energy politics of the last two years: Senator McCain …

Drilling for Jesus

“[Pelosi] is committed to her global warming fanaticism to the point where she has said that she’s just trying to save the planet. We all know that someone did that over 2,000 years ago, they saved the planet — we …