Soros trumps Exxon in battle over payments to foreign governments

Ben German The Hill 8/22/2012

A divided Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved regulations Wednesday that will force oil and mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments.

The 2-1 SEC vote for the rules caps a two-year, behind-the-scenes battle that pitted oil companies like Exxon against human-rights groups and their allies like George Soros […]

Former Obama Adviser Takes the Fifth

Former trade adviser and Democratic donor allegedly involved in an illicit gold deal

Adam Kredo The Washington Free Beacon 8/14/2012

A former Obama administration trade adviser accused of plotting to purchase $10 million in gold from a Congolese warlord refused to detail his role in the illegal plot, invoking the Fifth Amendment more than 100 […]

An[other] inconvenient truth for the Administration

16 July 2012

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Obama Took Cash From Bain Outsourcing Execs

…As we’ve seen, the leftist media thinks it’s a disaster if a private citizen, Mitt Romney, made money from an investment company that outsourced jobs to save companies. But the leftist media seems perfectly comfortable with Barack […]

Obama’s Gas Pains

Steven Hayward PowerLine 2/19/2012

Interesting and complementing lead stories in the Washington Post and New York Times this morning, and neither of them can be good for Obama. The Post’s lead story warns of “Taxmageddon” next year, when the payroll tax cut will expire, along with the Bush tax cuts; the Obamacare “surcharges” will also […]

Hypocrisy, Thy Name is Kennedy

Cashing in on her respected family name and legacy, Kennedy raked in tens of thousands of dollars and was given a 0.25 percent stake — worth as much as $40 million — if the $18 billion judgment handed down by an Ecuadorean judge is ultimately upheld.

Steven Hayward PowerLine 1/16/2012

Yeah, I know, […]

Big Green Outspends Big Oil

CalWatchDog 10/15/2010

Anthony Pignataro:

Just want to take a few moments to congratulate Steve Maviglio, the official spokesman for the No on Prop. 23 campaign. Back in June, Maviglio told me that there was no way his little upstart effort built on non-profit environmental organizations to stop the Yes on 23 camp from dismantling our […]

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