GOP lawmaker: Obama saying ‘up yours’ to Congress

Cristina Marcos The Hill 7/7/2015

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) on Tuesday said President Obama’s executive order regarding the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could be summed up as: “Up yours.”

Young claimed the executive order announced earlier this year to recommend designating nearly all 20 million acres in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as wilderness […]

Obama Adviser Podesta Caught Green-Handed In Major Ethics Violation

Richard Pollock The Daily Caller 1/29/2015

In 2013, John Podesta was paid $87,000 by a shadowy foreign billionaire whose passion is preventing energy exploration on American land.

Just two years later, Podesta is a member of President Obama’s inner circle, and the driving force inside the White House to block 12 million acres of land […]

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 […]

House votes to expand drilling, approve Keystone XL

Darren Goode Politico.com 2/16/2012

House lawmakers on Thursday approved a plan to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline and expand drilling offshore and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

The 237-187 victory for Republican leaders — as part of one portion of a much larger energy and infrastructure strategy — was a relatively painless start to […]

Sarah Palin on the California Central Valley’s water issue

Jennifer Cubachi 5/2/2011

Sarah Palin spoke at South Valley College to a huge crowd and hit on the subject that is affecting many people in the Central Valley, the government imposed water drought. This drought has hindered many farmers and their businesses.

Palin understand how this is a huge issue. In Alaska, the people of […]

Senator Questions $2-Billion Loan to Brazil for Offshore Drilling as Domestic Production Languishes

Penny Starr CNSNews.com 3/21/2011

(CNSNews.com) – Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) is questioning how the United States has benefited from a $2-billion loan the Export Import Bank of the United States made to a Brazilian oil company for its offshore drilling operations.

How has that loan, made several years ago, helped U.S. companies, the senator asked […]