It’s no wonder most Americans don’t trust politicians and government agencies in Washington, D.C. Too often the city’s power brokers offer talking points that seem to fly in the face of logic.
With gas prices at record highs for this time of the year, it’s no wonder there’s been rhetoric from politicians on both sides of the aisle on how to reduce fuel prices. It seems the right and the left have been scrambling to find a silver bullet solution, simultaneously pointing fingers and deflecting blame.
Fox News does some fact checking on Obama's energy claims.
Last week, the Obama Administration sought to increase the Chevrolet Volt purchaser tax credit from $7,500 to $10,000.
Since Jan. 1, the price of gas has soared 45 cents a gallon -- the highest on record for this time of year. AAA reported this past week that the national average of unleaded gasoline climbed from Feb. 28's $3.71 per gallon to March 2's $3.73 per gallon and then up again to $3.76 per gallon over the weekend -- the 25th straight increase in the past month.
Newt Gingrich presented a stark contrast between Republicans and Democrats on gasoline prices Saturday at the California GOP convention in Burlingame. Gingrich promised that if elected, he would bring gasoline prices below $2.50 per gallon.
The world’s oil market seized in recent days amid heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. Oil-rich Iran, sensitive to the prospect of global sanctions on its exports, hinted that it would attack American shipping in the strait.
As the New Year moves forward, Americans are pursuing resolutions that will help them improve their lives. However, the single most important action that can benefit the nation’s businesses, industry and consumers is the advancement of sensible policies that enable the full development of the United States robust energy resources.
There is a revolution going on America. But it is not part of the Tea Party or the loud Occupy Wall Street protests.
Despite being a sovereign nation, the Ute Tribe has a government without a tax base. And despite the carping that Conservatives do about taxes, even we realize that a certain level of taxation is necessary. Without a tax base, development of tribal land is of paramount importance.
Is it time to deregulate the American oil industry to lower gas prices?
If government puts 5-inch lizard on endangered species list, over half-a-million acres will be off-limits for drilling and road-building in west Texas.
Rep. Flores (R-TX) says homegrown resources key to energy crisis.
Starting late Friday afternoon the GOP grassroots was abuzz. Folks that had organized, committed dollars, pledged volunteer efforts--sizable in historic proportions--were about to finally know the fate of the undisputed front runner for the GOP nomination for 2012.