The Farmers' Almanac is using words like "piercing cold," "bitterly cold" and "biting cold" to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first outdoor Super Bowl in years will be a messy "Storm Bowl."Welcome to EditPad.org - your online plain text editor. Enter or paste your text here. To download and save it, click on the button below.Now, back to the Congressional run around. The Obama administration is notorious for using federal agencies to push through the President's agenda via regulation in order to please his base. Combating
"We're using a very strong four-letter word to describe this winter, which is C-O-L-D. It's going to be very cold," said Sandi Duncan, managing editor.
The success of President Obama's second-term climate agenda hinges on a set of regulations now in the works at the Environmental Protection Agency.
His plan to combat global warming through new emissions standards and a shift toward increased renewable energy faces serious opposition from business groups, and Congress is steeling for battle.
But if the regulations survive the attacks — and subsequent legal challenges — they could amount to one of the president's most consequential initiatives, his supporters say.
As a side note, the Keystone pipeline just got delayed again.
Allegations that the State Department hired a contractor with a "conflict of interest" when approving they Keystone Pipeline have delayed progress on the project already, and now the State Department says that a review of the contractor's conflict of interest won't be completed until next year.