Gingrich-backed group slams Interior drilling plans

By Ben Geman The Hill 03/03/10

American Solutions, the advocacy group led by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, on Wednesday slammed the Interior Department over the agency’s plan to wait until 2012 before a new offshore drilling plan takes effect.

The group, on its website, said Interior Secretary Ken Salazar “dropped a bomb on American […]

Drillgate: Internal Emails Shows Obama Team Lying to Public

Vince Haley February 9, 2010

If you’re the President of the United States or one of his political appointees and you’re ideologically opposed to new oil and natural gas development offshore, what do you do when the public registers its overwhelming support for new drilling in public opinion polls?

…In January 2009, President Obama […]