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Eminent Domain Used to Push Big Oil's Agenda
Business  (tags: Eminent Domain, Big Oil, public land, private land, dirty oil )

Roseann
- 341 days ago - ecowatch.com
The oil and gas industry's right to claim land has been supported by the expansion of the "Takings Clause" in the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In a 2005 case...
Speed Trap: Big Oil Profits From High Gasoline Prices
Business  (tags: Big Oil, politics, gas prices, lies, corruption, energy, economy, consumers, corporate, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 521 days ago - americanprogress.org
The big five oil companies invested nearly $50 million of their abundant bounty to lobby Congress in 2012. They spent nearly $8 million on federal campaign contributions, with Republican candidates receiving $4 for every $1 donated to Democrats.
Why It's Hard To Trust Romney On Oil Subsidies
Business  (tags: Big Oil, politics, Romney, lies, corruption, energy, economy, consumers, corporate, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 645 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Throughout the election, Romney has campaigned specifically on prioritizing oil above other forms of energy, openly consulting with oil executives and donors on his energy policy.
Tell Congress to End Tax Breaks for Big Oil | the Sierra Club
Business  (tags: business, Big Oil, Tax loopholes, earmarks, technology, economy, energy )

Steve
- 959 days ago - secure2.convio.net
The "Super committee" has failed to cut $1.4 trillion over 10yrs. But cutting $40 billion in subsidies & tax breaks for the oil & gas industry shouldn't be hard, they are the amoung the most profitable in the USA. Tell congress NO MORE handouts for them!
BAD BUSINESS: The 5 Most Toxic Energy Companies and How They Control Our Politics
Business  (tags: Big Oil, energy, corruption, corporate, business, dishonesty, economy, society, politics, oil, world, technology, usa, news, money, ethics )

Cal
- 964 days ago - alternet.org
Energy companies continue to rake in massive profits. They use this wealth to leverage elections, write legislation, scale back regulations and escape accountability.
BAD BUSINESS: Oil Lobby Resorts to Twitter Astroturf to Promote Pipeline
Business  (tags: business, abuse, technology, Twitter, BIG OIL, Keystone XL Pipeline, lobbying, environment, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, politics, oil, society, ethics, energy, news, usa, government, finance )

Cal
- 1070 days ago - motherjones.com
The Rainforest Action Network thinks the American Petroleum Institute and its oil lobby allies are behind a slew of fake Twitter accounts designed to prop up public opinion about the pipeline.
David Versus Goliath Off the Irish Coast--OIl Giant Gets a Shelling
Business  (tags: world, oil, news, politics, maedia, movies, documentaries, corporate corruption, Big Oil, business, corruption, dishonesty, environment, economy, society, corporate, ethics )

Cal
- 1240 days ago - spiegel.de
The documentary "The Pipe," shown during the Berlinale film festival, tells the story of residents in a remote Irish coastal community who took on the oil giant Shell, and their own government.
Big Oil Ticked Off at New Money Law
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, energy, Big Oil, law, government, finance, money, economy, society, news, business, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics )

Cal
- 1416 days ago - money.cnn.com
A new law requiring oil companies to disclose all payments made to governments has sparked a sharp debate, with Big Oil saying it will put it at a big competitive disadvantage.
BAD BUSINESS: Big Oil Makes War on the Planet
Business  (tags: bad business, energy, ethics, Big Oil, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, news, economy, business )

Cal
- 1453 days ago - alternet.org
Our addiction to oil is now blowing back on the civilization that can't do without its gushers and can't quite bring itself to imagine a real transition to alternative energies.
Oil Punt Makes Big Bucks But Coastlines at Risk
Business  (tags: Big Oil, ethics, business, environment, money, news )

Cal
- 1898 days ago - reuters.com
Big international oil companies are making hundreds of millions of dollars storing crude on tankers offshore in a trading play that environmentalists say sidesteps shipping rules and puts coastlines at risk.
After Taking Credit For Bailout Bill, Is McCain Campaign Willing To Share Responsibility For Its Failure?
Business  (tags: John McCain, George Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, Neocons, Republicans, PNAC, illegal wars, bank failures, mortgage crisis, BIG OIL, gas prices, food prices, corruption, coverup, Cmapaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2112 days ago - thinkprogress.org
If the McCain campaign was willing to take credit for the success of the bill, does McCain also deserve credit for its failure?
The Monster That Ate Wall Street
Business  (tags: Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, McCain, Gramm. Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, mortgage crisis, credit crisis, gas prices, BIG OIL, illegal wars, fiscal irresponsibility, coverup, corruption, campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2113 days ago - newsweek.com
How 'credit default swaps'--an insurance against bad loans--turned from a smart bet into a killer. Interactive Graphic: Major Players in Economic Crisis
Stopping a Financial Crisis, the Swedish Way
Business  (tags: Bush, Republicans, bank failures, mortgage crisis, gas prices, BIG OIL, corruption, coverup, investments, Sweden, Campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2115 days ago - nytimes.com
When they faced a financial crisis similar to the United States' in the early 1990s, Sweden took equity in the banks to protect taxpayers.
Make the Banks Pay the Government Back or Foreclose on Them
Business  (tags: Banks, Economy, Financial Crisis, Loans, Paulson, Troubled Assets, Wall St. Crisis, Wall Street, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, illegal wars, bank failures, gas prices, mortgage crisis, BIG OIL, BIG PHARMA, corruption, lies, Business News )

Blue
- 2118 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
If the problem, as "Hank" Paulson repeated Sunday, is that there was no way to value the "troubled" assets, the price is obviously going to be arbitrary. So, why don't we consider it a loan? Banks wouldn't give YOU an extra day/week/month to pay bills...
Who Should Pay for the Bailout?
Business  (tags: George Bush, Hank Paulson, Bernanke, Greenspan, Gramm, McCain, Republicans, bank failures, mortgage crisis, credit crisis, gas prices, BIG OIL, BIG PHARMA, markets, investments, hedge funds, Cmapaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2119 days ago - economistsview.typepad.com
Luigi Zingales' reaction to the financial market bailout plan, "Why Paulson is Wrong," has been getting a lot of attention...
 

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