Emails show Palin wanted to leave Alaska governor’s job months before she resigned

Associated Press via The Washington Post 2/23/2012

JUNEAU, Alaska — Fed up with mounting legal bills and rattled by intense scrutiny of her family and work, Sarah Palin was ready to step down as Alaska’s governor months before she left office in July 2009.

Emails released Thursday, most from the last 10 months of her […]

The US has realistically lost 9% of its oil supply indefinitely

Alaska pipeline offline indefinitely

Jack H. Barnes Business Insider 1/9/2011

Here comes the spark Crude needed to break out…

BP has had to shut down the Alaska oil pipeline due to a “significant” leak at Pump Station 1. It appears that a section of pipe that is buried in concrete is leaking. This is going […]

Interior inspector general: White House skewed drilling-ban report

The report was written to favor the moratorium, the Interior inspector general says.

Dan Berman Politico 11/9/2010

The White House rewrote crucial sections of an Interior Department report to suggest an independent group of scientists and engineers supported a six-month ban on offshore oil drilling, the Interior inspector general says in a new report.

In […]

U.S. Issues New Rules on Offshore Drilling; Cuba begins deep-water drilling 2011

U.S. Issues New Rules on Offshore Drilling

John M. Broder The New York Times 9/30/2010

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department tightened its rules on offshore oil and gas operations on Thursday but left in place the moratorium on deepwater drilling that has left oil executives frustrated and Gulf Coast officials fuming.

The new rules — […]

Obama paid NoLa man $18,000 to monitor ‘negative’ coverage of the oil spill

Meredith Jessup The Blaze 9/13/2010

WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government hired a New Orleans man for $18,000 to appraise whether news stories about its actions in the Gulf oil spill were positive or negative for the Obama administration, which was keenly sensitive to comparisons between its response and former President George W. Bush’s much-maligned […]

Mentioning Facts Possible Grounds for Termination at ABC

John Verum Serum 8/11/2010

Robert Bluey at Big Journalism finds this example of MSM neutrality. Watch this clip:

The reporter in the above clip was actually suspended for exhibiting right-wing bias. Why? Because he dared to mention that President Obama was BP’s #1 cash recipient…which is a fact.

Apparently, mentioning facts in news reports […]