The West Virginia two-step

Obama makes ‘clean coal’ a more prominent energy strategy

Doug Powers 5/11/2012

Being a US president on the primary ballot in a coal producing state and losing ten counties and 40 percent of the overall vote to a challenger who’s in a federal prison 1,200 miles away will prompt you to make some messaging […]

Obama Earmarks $1 Billion in Stimulus Money for Company in Illinois

Brian Darling 8/6/2010

The biggest earmark in American history has been doled out to a company in Illinois, the President’s home state, in the name of green jobs. The President’s $862 billion Stimulus plan has been an abysmal failure. It provided states and localities with billions in bailout moneys, funded wasteful projects like the […]

Environmental Advocates Are Cooling on Obama

John Broder New York Times 2/17/10

WASHINGTON — There has been no more reliable cheerleader for President Obama’s energy and climate change policies than Daniel J. Weiss of the left-leaning Center for American Progress.

But Mr. Obama’s recent enthusiasm for nuclear power, including his budget proposal to triple federal loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors […]