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US Politics & Gov't

U.S. Will Allow Drilling for Oil in Arctic Ocean
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Obama Administration, Arctic, Arctic Drilling, Oil, Alaska, Environment, Environmental Policy, Energy Policy, Shell )

Brian
- 20 days ago - nytimes.com
The Obama administration on Monday gave conditional approval to allow Shell to start drilling for oil off the Alaskan coast this summer, a major victory for the petroleum industry and a devastating blow to environmentalists.
Proposed 5-Year Offshore Drilling Plan - US Residents Have Only Until March 30 to Comment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Offshore Drilling Plan, The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, oil, fracking, comment, government regulations )

Dandelion
- 75 days ago - blog.skytruth.org
Read the information, look at the charts, then go to the bottom of the article and click on the live link to submit your comment to The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. If the people do not speak out you better believe the Oil and Fracking Industry is.
Federal Court Order: Explosive DOT-111 "Bomb Train" Oil Tank Cars Can Continue to Roll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oil, trains, transportation, dangers, oil by rail, Sierra Club, protests )

Freya
- 128 days ago - commondreams.org
A U.S. federal court has ordered a halt in proceedings until May in a case centering around oil-by-rail tankers pitting the Sierra Club and ForestEthics against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). As a result, potentially explosive DOT-111 oil...
Louisiana Governor Hedges On Climate Change As His State Disappears Into the Sea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bobby Jindal, Governor, Louisiana, Climate Denialist, Professional Idiot, Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Flooding, Erosion, Fossil Fuels, Oil, Natural Gas, Fracking, Emissions )

Brian
- 254 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) unveiled a new energy plan Tuesday that called for increasing on- and off-shore oil drilling and gas fracking, rolling back environmental protections, and..."
WARNING!!!: "Nine Dollar Gas" Projection - Video   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, president-obama, politics, government, democrats, republicans, congress, u.s., america, americans, gas-prices, oil, interesting, video, youtube, business, society, consumers, economy, economic-crisis, energy, ethics )

PinkMindy
- 1149 days ago - youtube.com
The American Energy Alliance reminds consumers that President Obama and his administration are intentionally boosting the price of gasoline at the pump, by restricting our U.S. access to existing natural resources. Think About It!
Battlefield America: U.S. Citizens Face Indefinite Military Detention in Defense Bill Before Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oil, coal, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, SupremeCourt, politics, usa )

Xil
- 1279 days ago - democracynow.org
senate is voting on a bill in 2 days that would allow military imprisonment without trial of U.S. citizens it deems a threat (occupy organizers/liberty of speech anyone?) Read and repost. Feel free to contact your state representatives about this
Obama Boxed-In On Next Mideast Move
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, president-obama, interesting, news, middle-east, united-nations, israel, palestine, world, saudi-arabia, oil, crisis, legislation, foreign-policy, conflict, america )

PinkMindy
- 1344 days ago - cbsnews.com
If any of these bills pass through congress, then it would put President Obama in the precarious position of either signing or vetoing moves, which would then have high impact on the ground in an already volatile and anxiety-stricken Middle East.
The Enemies Within: The 20 Most Dangerous Conservatives And Their Organizations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: RICO ACT, Dangers, Chemicals, Lobbying, OIL, Washington, AMERICAN LIVES, Conflicts of Interest, Collusion )

Barbara
- 1376 days ago - thepragmaticprogressive.org
America has enemies. Not just abroad, but within our shores as well. And our domestic enemies, as it turns out, are MORE dangerous and destructive than the terrorists could ever hope to be. Because while the terrorists want to destroy us,
Senate Blocks Bill Repealing $2B In Oil Tax Breaks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, politics, oil, ethics, Big Oil tax breaks, obama, media, usa, u.s. )

Cal
- 1476 days ago - npr.org
The Senate blocked a bill Tuesday that would repeal about $2 billion a year in tax breaks for the five biggest oil companies, a Democratic response to $4-a-gallon gasoline that might fare better when Congress and the White House negotiate a deal later thi
Washington Post Publishes Explosive Investigation: Top Secret America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Govtfearmongering, terrorism, oil, Iraq, Afghanistan, corporate control, propaganda, corruption, constitution, economy, war, usa, freedoms, propaganda )

Gregory
- 1778 days ago - projects.washingtonpost.com
The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become a vast, costly, fourth branch of govt
BP Agrees to $20 Billion Fund for Spill Claims
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: energy, President, oil, claims )

Anna
- 1811 days ago - thestar.com.my
British energy giant BP Plc agreed on Wednesday to President Barack Obama's demand to place about $20 billion in a special fund to pay damage claims from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
US Returns $2.4M in Stolen Oil Money to Mexico
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, US, Mexico, Texas, Oil, stolen money, theft, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, drug cartels )

Dee
- 2119 days ago - news.yahoo.com
SAN ANTONIO - Mexico received $2.4 million Tuesday that was forfeited by a U.S. oil importer after the company president admitted knowingly buying and reselling petroleum products stolen from Mexico's oil monopoly.
Sign Petition: Stop Nigerian Military Attacks in the Niger Delta!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, nigeria, repression, military, attacks, niger, delta, civilian, slaughter, oil, narcotics, politics, government, taxes )

Tom
- 2180 days ago - change.org
Nigeria will receive approximately $4.5 million in military training, hardware sales, and counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics education in 2010. It's intolerable that U.S. taxpayers must subsidize a repressive government's slaughter of its civilians.
Afghanistan, Another Untold Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Afghanistan war, usa, u.s., Obama, YES WE CAN!, cover-up, dishonesty, lies, military, propaganda, troops, war, terrorism, imperialism, US imperialism, oil, War on Terror )

Simon
- 2259 days ago - michaelparenti.org
The war in Afghanistan is about gaining profitable control of one of the last vast untapped reserves of the earth's dwindling fossil fuel supply, & planting US military power into still another region of the world. Obama's talk of "change" rings false.
YouTube - DON'T WATCH THIS IF THE TRUTH SCARES YOU!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, Iraq, oil, dollar, war, dishonesty, corruption, americans, freedoms, propaganda )

Alf
- 2426 days ago - uk.youtube.com
Most of us are pretty clear about why Iraq was invaded now but this video just explains it quite simply so everyone can understand. Next Iran? and WHY.
 

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