New Report Highlights “Revolving Door” Between Government and LNG Firms

By: Friday November 21, 2014 7:16 pm

A report titled “Natural Gas Exports: Washington’s Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat” released on Sept. 19 revealed the power and success of liquefied natural gas companies in pushing for their agenda through the U.S. government. By hiring former lawmakers and officials from both parties, LNG firms are able to gain more contracts to expand production [...]

Obama Details Immigration Executive Actions, GOP Considers Lawsuit

By: Friday November 21, 2014 5:53 am

Last night President Barack Obama laid out the executive actions he would take to help some undocumented immigrants stay in the country. In the speech Obama broke his plan into three parts – border security, opportunities for high-skilled immigrants, and his plan to allow roughly five million undocumented immigrants stay in the country and not [...]

Obama To Announce Executive Action On Immigration

By: Thursday November 20, 2014 5:54 am

President Barack Obama plans to announce his executive action on immigration today. According to The Washington Post  the actions will protect roughly 5 million immigrants from deportation. The announcement will occur this evening with a comprehensive layout of the plan coming Friday in a speech in Las Vegas with Latino supporters. Obama put off taking [...]

Obama Endorses Faux NSA Reform

By: Tuesday November 18, 2014 8:03 am

In the immediate aftermath of the Snowden revelations America had a chance to make some real reforms to unconstitutional domestic spying programs authorized during the post-9/11 panic attack. A bill, proposed by Representative Justin Amash, was launched in the House to restore some of the country’s founding principles into the orientation of our massive enveloping [...]

Pentagon “Considering” Sending Combat Troops To Iraq, ISIS And Al-Qaeda Reach Agreement

By: Friday November 14, 2014 7:20 am

Though the US has already sent about 1,000 soldiers into Iraq after ISIS took over a large swath of the country, President Obama continues to claim he hasn’t/won’t send in ground forces. The rationalization for that claim is that those new troops are not designated as combat troops but as advisors and guards. But now [...]

Obama Battles His Own Appointee On Net Neutrality

By: Wednesday November 12, 2014 10:09 am

Obama at odds with the telecom lobbyist he appointed to the FCC. http://t.co/OjIrcneB1V Map: http://t.co/WtI4Hx3lN5 pic.twitter.com/sK5iyZvp4A — LittleSis.org (@twittlesis) November 12, 2014 President Obama made headlines recently by endorsing the concept of net neutrality and saying that internet service providers should be treated more like phone utilities than cable providers. It is an increasingly popular [...]

President Obama Addresses Midterm Election Results In Press Conference

By: Thursday November 6, 2014 5:39 am

Yesterday President Barack Obama gave his post mortem press conference on the Republican sweep of the 2014 elections. He said Republicans ran good campaign campaigns but thought the real message from the electorate was that they want Washington to “get the job done” despite voting overwhelmingly for divided government. Immigration stood out as a key [...]

Republicans Dominate 2014 Elections

By: Wednesday November 5, 2014 5:42 am

In a nutshell. pic.twitter.com/oC1fm3J3CK — Ivan the K™ (@IvanTheK) November 5, 2014 In a clean sweep the Republican Party took over the Senate, increased its majority in the House, and prevailed in tight governor races last night in the 2014 elections. The prospects were never great for the Democrats who were competing in many cases [...]

Are the 2014 Elections a Referendum on Barack Obama?

By: Tuesday November 4, 2014 8:57 am

Let the recriminations begin. With election day forecasts favoring Republicans the blame game has already kicked into gear with President Obama being singled out for scrutiny. DC politics blog Politico is running a piece titled A midterm referendum on Barack Obama. The sentiment seems to have some subscribers. But are the 2014 elections really a [...]

Upcoming Republican Sweep May Offer Obama Second Chance For ‘Grand Bargain’

By: Monday November 3, 2014 10:25 am

According to numerous polls and a general consensus among the chattertariat, the Republican Party is set to sweep this year’s midterm congressional elections – keeping control of the House of Representatives and likely taking over the Senate. Economic discontent combined with predictions of a more conservative voting demographic appears to doom the Democratic Party’s hopes [...]

Israeli Official Hits Back At US After “Chickenshit” Comment, Sweden Recognizes Palestine As State

By: Thursday October 30, 2014 5:48 am

Haaretz Daily Cartoon – 30/10/14 http://t.co/ueOAVVKkc3 pic.twitter.com/xWXJ5OgQL6 — Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) October 30, 2014 So much for cooler heads prevailing. In response to a story where an anonymous Obama Administration official called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “chickenshit”, an Israeli official has gone on the record to trash the United States under President Obama. Moshe Feiglin, [...]

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