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  • Wyoming GOP Blasts Liz Cheney for 'Aligning Herself with Leftists'

    01/14/2021 2:37:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 62 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2021 | Bronson Stocking
    It seems Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) has ticked off Republicans in her state. The at-large representative voted with Democrats to impeach President Trump following last week's riot at the Capitol. The FBI is only beginning its investigation of last week's riot, but the lack of findings didn't stop Liz Cheney from joining House Democrats to hold the president responsible for the violence. Following Cheney's vote to impeach the president, the Wyoming Republican Party said in a statement that never before has the state party seen "this type of an outcry from our fellow Republicans." According to the party, "the anger...
  • Rigid brand of national politics in state capitols is likely to have economic consequences

    01/11/2021 3:51:41 AM PST · by blueplum · 11 replies
    WaPo via MSN ^ | 10 Jan 2021 | Tim Craig
    ...The GOP gains, which were particularly extensive in coal-producing regions, all but assure that Trump’s rigid brand of politics will persist in state capitals, becoming incubators for a new generation of politicians who reject compromise and bipartisanship. Republicans picked up a net 295 state legislative seats nationwide last year, according to data from the National Conference of State Legislators — giving the GOP complete legislative control in 31 states, including veto-proof majorities in at least 15.... ...Those gains were made just as Wyoming and many other states are facing massive budget shortfalls fueled by the coronavirus pandemic and shifting economic...
  • Chevron: We call for the peaceful transition of the U.S. government. ... We look forward to engaging with President-Elect Biden and his administration to move the nation forward.

    01/06/2021 7:19:20 PM PST · by rintintin · 40 replies
    Chevron ^ | Jan 6 2021 | Chevron
    Chevron @Chevron We call for the peaceful transition of the U.S. government. The violence in Washington, D.C. tarnishes a two-century tradition of respect for the rule of law. We look forward to engaging with President-Elect Biden and his administration to move the nation forward.
  • China telco shares hit by NYSE delisting announcement

    01/04/2021 4:00:12 AM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 2 replies
    https://www.reuters.com ^ | 1/4/2021 | (Reuters)
    Shares in China’s three biggest telecoms companies fell as much as 5% in Hong Kong on Monday, the first trading session since the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) said it would delist the firms in a move China branded unwise and oppressive. By the close of trade, the shares had mostly recovered. The NYSE said on Thursday it would delist China Mobile Ltd, China Telecom Corp Ltd and China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd following the U.S. government’s move in November to block investment in 31 firms it says are owned or controlled by China’s military. Hua Chunying, a spokeswoman for...
  • De-Growth Will Define How We Live in the Future

    12/24/2020 9:24:20 AM PST · by Twotone · 30 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | December 2, 2020 | James Howard Kunstler
    You may have noticed that the nation entered a political crisis after election day. However all that turns out, and whomever occupies the White House, a Pandora’s box of pressing problems and quandaries lie beyond this battle, and they will determine how we arrange daily life in this land, especially the question of what our towns and cities will look like, and how they’ll function, which has been the focus of this monthly column the past year. Due to the incessant blathering of economists who only follow the movements of money, most Americans do not understand what supports our techno-industrial...
  • Haaland reportedly picked as Biden’s interior secretary (NM Native American Dem US Rep NM-1, radical anti-oil and gas and mining activist, will ban O&G leasing and fracking on federal lands, 40% of NM oil production is on federal lands)

    12/17/2020 8:11:25 PM PST · by CedarDave · 39 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | December 17, 2020 | Stories by Dan Boyd and Ryan Boetel
    SANTA FE — New Mexico congresswoman Deb Haaland has been tapped as President-elect Joe Biden’s interior secretary, according to The Washington Post and other national news outlets. If confirmed, Haaland, 60, would make history as the nation’s first-ever Native American cabinet secretary and would lead an influential federal agency that oversees more than 500 million acres of public lands and tribal issues. Haaland, who is a Laguna Pueblo member and former San Felipe Pueblo tribal administrator, had been touted as a potential Cabinet pick by many fellow House members and Native American groups. As head of the Interior Department, Haaland...
  • Iranian Oil Exports Rise as Tehran Circumvents Sanctions, Finds New Buyers

    12/16/2020 6:07:57 AM PST · by jdsteel · 3 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/16/20 | Benoit Faucon
    (Firewall) LONDON—Iran has circumvented U.S. sanctions and exported more oil to China and other countries in recent months, providing a lifeline for its struggling economy and undermining the Trump administration’s so-called maximum pressure campaign against Tehran. The scale of Iran’s petroleum sales is difficult to gauge, given their often covert nature. Several firms that monitor the global oil trade say shipments from Iran have roughly doubled from the low levels seen earlier this year, although estimates vary widely. On the high end, U.S.-based TankerTrackers.com, which uses satellite imagery to follow deliveries, estimated Iranian crude oil exports hit 1.2 million barrels...
  • The ‘Biggest Ever’ Flotilla Of Iranian Tankers Is En Route To Venezuela With Fuel

    12/06/2020 9:18:43 AM PST · by blam · 44 replies
    USSA News ^ | 12-6-2020 | Tyler Durden
    It appears both Iran and Venezuela are ready and willing to test the outgoing Trump administration in a major gambit to skirt sanctions in a crude and fuel export scheme. The daily American military newspaper Stars & Stripes alongside Bloomberg reports this weekend that Iran “is sending its biggest fleet yet of tankers to Venezuela in defiance of U.S. sanctions to help the isolated nation weather a crippling fuel shortage,” based on sources familiar with their movements. “Some of the flotilla of about 10 Iranian vessels will also help export Venezuelan crude after discharging fuel, the people said, asking not...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Friday 12/4/2020 Newsdump Friday

    12/04/2020 10:24:12 PM PST · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/4/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Police deployed against mask mandate opponents in Boise, Idaho but first... The State of Washington leveling threats against businesses that remain open in spite of the coronavirus restrictions... A Jewish celebration broken by heavily armed police in Belgium for violating coronavirus restrictions... The Central Idaho District Health Board in Boise, Idaho meeting late in the afternoon on Newsdump Friday... At a time when many are dissatisfied with the election results here in Pennsylvania and want legislators to reverse what they see as election fraud and a stolen election, public access to the State Capitol complex is being shut off... Republican...
  • Dutch climate activists take Shell to court over emissions

    12/01/2020 7:34:25 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 1, 2020 | By MIKE CORDER
    THE HAGUE - A group of environmental organizations backed by thousands of Dutch citizens launched a civil case Tuesday against the energy giant Shell, asking a court to order the multinational to commit to reining in its carbon emissions 45% by the year 2030. Lawyer Roger Cox told a panel of three judges at The Hague Court that Shell’s corporate policy is “at odds” with global climate goals. “The claimants therefore conclude that Royal Dutch Shell’s corporate policy is on collision course with global climate targets,” Cox said as he opened four days of hearings spread over the coming weeks....
  • Biden plan to end U.S. fossil fuel subsidies faces big challenges

    12/01/2020 7:23:28 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 1, 2020 | By Timothy Gardner
    WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden’s promise to end U.S. fossil fuel subsidies worth billions of dollars a year for drillers and miners could be hard to keep due to resistance from lawmakers in a narrowly divided Congress, including from within his own party. The challenge reflects just one of the obstacles that Biden will need to overcome as he seeks to usher in sweeping measures to combat climate change and transform the nation’s economy to net-zero emissions within three decades. Biden has said axing fossil fuel subsidies will generate money to help pay for his broader $2 trillion climate plan....
  • UNBELIEVABLE: George Soros Employee Owns Defective Switch-Vote Biden Machines

    11/09/2020 9:47:37 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/9/2020 | Kelly OConnell
    How did a close George Soros associate , a Quantum Fund VP, who lived in his NYC apartment get accepted for crucial voting machinery? Soros Minion: How did a close George Soros associate , a Quantum Fund VP, who lived in his NYC apartment get accepted for crucial voting machinery? Especially after Soros’ unrelenting attack on the US justice system by funding leftist DAs? Brown was concurrently Vice-Chair of Soros Fund Management & Vice-Chair of Open Society Institute. Is Lord Brown George Soros’ favorite lieutenant? Agent Provocateur Brown: So, what kind of person is Lord Brown? He secretly advances Soros’...
  • Enbridge Line 5 ordered shut down by Michigan Gov. Whitmer (oil & gas)

    11/13/2020 10:11:10 AM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    mlive ^ | 11/13/20 | Cheyna Roth
    LANSING, MI -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is shutting down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, citing multiple violations by the company of the 1953 easement with the state, along with a duty to protect the Great Lakes. Enbridge now has until May 2021 to stop the flow of oil and natural gas through the Great Lakes, according to a statement from Whitmer. “Here in Michigan, the Great Lakes define our borders, but they also define who we are as people,” Whitmer said in a statement. “Enbridge has routinely refused to take action to protect our Great Lakes and the millions of Americans...
  • Donald Trump Signs Order to Protect Fracking Industry

    10/31/2020 4:40:37 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 31 Oct 2020 | Joshu Caplan
    President Donald Trump on Saturday announced the signing of an executive order to protect both the fracking and oil and gas industries following former Vice President Joe Biden’s pledge to “transition from the oil industry.” “Just signed an order to protect fracking and the oil and gas industry,” the president wrote on Twitter. “This means JOBS, low energy bills, and continued AMERICAN ENERGY INDEPENDENCE! Sleepy Joe would BAN fracking and destroy American energy jobs! He has NO clue!!” Just signed an order to protect fracking and the oil and gas industry. This means JOBS, low energy bills, and continued AMERICAN...
  • Wow! CNN's Poppy Harlow: 'Fewer Fracking Jobs Under a Biden Administration'

    10/31/2020 12:44:45 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 31, 2020 | P.J. Gladnick
    Shhhh! Poppy, what were you thinking when you spoke out loud on CNN the very inconvenient truth just days before the election that there would be fewer fracking jobs in a Biden administration? Here's the quote: "One thing that is clear is that there would be fewer fracking jobs under a Biden administration than under another Trump administration." Although it seems improbable that anybody in Pennsylvania, and elsewhere, could now believe Joe Biden's pledge not to ban fracking in that state since there are numerous videos of him in the recent past promising to get rid of fracking, it is...
  • US Seizes “Largest Ever” Haul Of Iranian Missiles & Oil: ‘Enough For A Large Military Force’

    10/30/2020 8:39:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    USSA News ^ | 10/30/2020 | Tyler Durden
    On Thursday the United States revealed it had previously seized a major shipment of Iranian missiles bound for Yemen, and separately that it seized and later sold 1.1 million barrels of Iranian fuel bound for Venezuela. Reports describe the seizer was accomplished by two US warships in regional waters that apprehended a total of 171 guided anti-tank missiles, eight surface-to-air missiles, and associated equipment, according to a statement by Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers. "These actions represent the government’s largest-ever forfeitures actions for fuel and weapons shipments from Iran," the Justice Department said. Also on Thursday...
  • Watch Live — Anti-fracking Joe Biden holds drive-in rally in Iowa…

    10/30/2020 10:46:59 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies
    www.citizenfreepress.com ^ | Posted by Kane on October 30, 2020 1:35 pm
    Biden struggles to cross the finish line VIDEO AT LINK.....................
  • Joe Biden’s Insane War on Oil

    10/27/2020 9:14:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/26 | Rich Lowry
    Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the last several decades — and drive it into the ground. He would turn his back on the stupendous wealth represented by proven reserves of oil and gas in this country. Rather than focusing on producing cheap, abundant energy — a key ingredient to human progress through all of human history — he would embark on the fool’s errand of trying to adjust the world’s thermostat 80 years from now. After a 50-year effort to diminish our reliance on Middle Eastern oil, which has miraculously happened at...
  • Biden campaign tries to walk back Joe's 'transition from the oil industry' debate statement after being ripped online

    10/27/2020 8:50:42 AM PDT · by Zenyatta · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/23/2020 | Paul Sacca
    During the final presidential debate on Thursday, Joe Biden pledged to transition away from fossil fuels. The statement caused alarm for many who are worried about the economic impact of losing the energy industry, and the potential devastation on the labor force. POLL: Did you watch any of the 2020 Presidential Town Halls last night? Following the debate, the campaign and Biden himself "clarified" his comments about the oil industry that drew ire. "By the way, I have a transition from the oil industry, yes," Biden said during the presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Biden grilled on 'transition' away from oil and gas comment in Pennsylvania TV interviews

    10/25/2020 9:59:32 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 25 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is getting grilled in Pennsylvania ever since he said during last week’s debate that he plans to “transition” away from the oil industry. In three separate local news interviews in the key battleground state on Saturday, Biden responded to questions about his comment, as well as his mixed messages regarding fracking. “Look I'm from Scranton, Pennsylvania. My great grandfather was a mining engineer. So I come from coal country. And I'm not talking about eliminating fracking, I just said no more fracking on federal lands,” Biden told CBS Philadelphia. “With regard to gas, oil, coal...