Obama Wants to Close Off Energy-Rich Stretch of Alaska to Development

Sean Hackbarth U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1/26/2015

Pultizer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin, wrote in the New York Times that global energy markets are at an inflection point. The role of the world’s “swing producer” has swung to the United States:

By leaving oil prices to the market, Saudi Arabia and the emirates also passed the […]

Gohmert to Have Oversight of BLM

Bob Price Breitbart.com Breitbart Texas 19 Jan 2015

U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was appointed chairman of the House Subcommittee for Natural Resources Oversight and Investigations. This subcommittee has, among other responsibilities, oversight of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Gohmert received the committee chairmanship despite his recent historic challenge to House Speaker John Boehner […]

Obama Admin. Crams Over 1,200 New Regulations Just Before The New Year

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 12/23/2014

The Obama administration is cramming like a college student trying to study for a final exam, publishing more than 1,200 new regulations in the last 15 days alone,according to data from Regulations.gov.

Energy and environment rules are the biggest category, with 139 published by the federal government in the […]

Obama To Delay Major Climate Regulations Until After The Election

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 10/20/2014

Since March, the Obama administration has been looking to impose new regulations on methane emissions as part of its crusade against global warming. But it looks like the White House is putting its climate plans on hold until after the November elections.

Earlier this year, President Obama ordered the […]

Obama Declines to Attend Memorial Dedication for Disabled Veterans

President’s decision not to attend is among first in recent history

Adam Kredo The Washington Free Beacon 9/16/2014

President Barack Obama has declined to attend a dedication ceremony in October for a new memorial honoring American veterans who have been disabled fighting for their country in wars, according to sources close to the event.

The […]

This Obama Administration Proposal Would Effectively Authorize Some Americans Seceding

Hans von Spakovsky The Daily Signal 8/26/2014

In its latest assault on the U.S. Constitution, the Obama administration is proposing to recognize so-called “Native” Hawaiians as an Indian tribe entitled to separate and become an independent sovereign and to “reestablish” a “government-to-government relationship between the United State and the Native Hawaiian community.”

Such an unconstitutional […]