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 […]

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 […]

Westerners fear Obama preparing monuments land grab

Thomas Burr The Salt Lake Tribune 5/2/2014

…Obama already has named a handful of monuments across the country — using his unilateral power under the 1906 Antiquities Act — and has promised more.

“I’ll use my authority to protect more of our pristine federal lands for future generations,” he said in his State of the […]

GOP chair scorches ‘dirty, unethical’ Harry Reid; party files ethics complaint

Joe Saunders BizPac Review 4/23/2014

Finally fed up with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s low-rent, bullying tactics, the Louisiana Republican Party on Wednesday filed a formal complaint against Reid with the Senate Select Committee on Ethics, charging Reid had abused taxpayer dollars in his endless invective against wealthy Republicans.

Meanwhile, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince […]

13 Gripping Images of Armed Americans Who Were Ready to Defend #BundyRanch

Filming Cops 4/21/2014

NEVADA — As the Bundy Ranch stand-off between Americans and functionaries of the State unfolded last week, we all saw the reports of armed supporters from several surrounding areas heading to the ranch.

According to some reports, up to 5,000 militia members were en route just hours before the federal officers stood […]

Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover

‘It’s time’ Lawmakers from 9 states gather in Utah, discuss ways to take control of federal lands.

Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune 4/18/2014

It’s time for Western states to take control of federal lands within their borders, lawmakers and county commissioners from Western states said at Utah’s Capitol on Friday.

More than 50 political […]