Obama approves Murkowski's deal (Sect 432) in government funding bill that exempts Artic Oil operations from EPA.
Senator Murkowski's rider, "Section 432," in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012.
Cost of Obama's deal to be covered by raising fees on new mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac insure mortgages for the poor and working class Americans and has a complex, if not awful, relationship with Wall Street
1,600 Temporary Pipeline jobs to plunge the Country into environmental chaos or 20 million jobs in creating alternative fuels and energy conservation?
How big was the Keystone folk's bribe again?
Thom, Your points about the founding fathers being motivated to form a middle class, more than to protect wealth of the 1% of their day, I think are right on. It occured to me that they must have had some appreciation for the native societies that lived near by, who were masters at working together to survive, by working together for the common good and utilizing their individual diversities as a strenght, that allowed them to thrive as highly functioning societies. Back then just making it through each winter was no easy undertaking, especially in that part of the world.
What Thom said in today's bumper news about "Nukeular Power" is absolutely true. I consider it the most wasteful and dangerous way to boil water yet conceived by the troglodyte mind.
You are said to "hypothecate" the mortgage when you pledge it as collateral for a loan.
Dear Senator Sanders: Why do we have to create a long term movement to get our Democracy back when we have Obama in the White House?
Obama might not be Satan, but with his Keystone Pipeline he’s looking more and more like one of the Four Horsemen.
What happens to the jobs when the oil deposit is depleted? What would happen to the oil prices necessary to make extraction of Koch Brother’s Canadian oil profitable if Commodity Speculation Reform is enacted? How come the project doesn’t make economic sense – regardless of the temporary jobs created – if you include the cost of the project’s negativ
Count me out with imposition of comments and opinions rather than a willingness to discuss.
Additional 300 b metric tons of Carbon from thawing permafrost will trigger Oceans to release its trillions in green house gases.
The definition of runaway
A brief eulogy for a great mind.