Category: Energy

Lombard Gas Station Sells Gas for $1.88, Same As When Obama Took Office

Here is something the liberal media won’t talk about. When Obama was elected president, gas was only $1.88 (average across the country). Now it is nearly $5 a gallon! Well, a gas station in Lombard lent itself to a bit of a protest event put on by Americans for Prosperity and for a period of... Read more »

Fox Business Network: Melissa Francis Taking On the Oil Crisis (And CNBC playing Catch-up)

-By Warner Todd Huston Fox Business Network’s Melissa Francis has been taking on the oil industry for about a month, now, discussing prices, stocks, and supply and how all this is affecting our economy. This week Francis is reporting from the hub of America’s oil economy, Houston, Texas, broadcasting from the George Brown Convention Center.... Read more »

Roskam 'Ask Peter' Video on Securing our Energy Future

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman Roskam responds to Michael Danielson from Roselle about gas prices and what the... Read more »

Illinois Blogger Threatened With Lawsuit by Anti-Free Speech Democrat Jack Franks

-By Warner Todd Huston Blogger Cal Skinner of McHenry County Blog is under attack by another anti-free speech Democrat — not that any Democrat is pro-free speech, of course. Democrat State Rep Jack Franks has sent Mr. Skinner a threatening letter essentially telling him to stop writing about him, or else. Now, Democrat Franks wants... Read more »

Congress Woman Biggert Demands Opponent Take Position of Keystone Pipeline

-By Warner Todd Huston Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert, running for the 11th Congressional district seat, wants to know where her opponent, one-time Democrat Congressman Bill Foster, stand on the Keystone Pipeline. Does he support it? If not, why not? Biggert says that even some Illinois Democrats voted in favor of the pipeline. Dem. Dan Lapinski,... Read more »

WV Dems Not Thrilled About Anti-US Energy Obama, Voted for Felon Instead

-By Warner Todd Huston President Obama had an opponent in the West Virginia Democrat Primary and the fella did pretty well, too. Democrat Keith Judd was Obama’s primary opponent for the Democrat nomination for President on Tuesday and he garnered 40% of the cote, too. I’d say that’s pretty good for a convicted felon that... Read more »

An Example of Pointless Greenieness

-By Warner Todd Huston NBC has created an entire phalanx of videos centered on environmental issues to show its fealty to the religion of greenism. There are celebrities, trite slogans, and all sorts of absurd promises on what going green can do for us all. But are these “solutions” really any good? Let’s look at... Read more »

Video: Costs of Energy Killing Small Businesses

-By Warner Todd Huston Maria Tworek owns and runs the Brass Monkey Sports Bar in Omaha, Nebraska. It takes a lot of electricity to keep her business going, a commodity whose price just seems to rise. With a greater reliance on coal for electricity, America can keep prices affordable for people like Maria. Clean Coal.... Read more »

ANWR: It's Been '10 Years,' We Could Have Been Reaping Rewards Now

-By Warner Todd Huston Ten years ago this month the Democrats defeated the bill that would have allowed us to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Preserve (ANWR). So it’s happy anniversary to the loss of our energy independence once again. It turns out that the tenth anniversary is known as the “tin”... Read more »

More Failures Uncovered in Foster's Stimulus Energy Policy

From the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)… Illinois Democrat’s Solyndra Scandal Put Politics Before Taxpayer Oversight WASHINGTON — Bill Foster’s $800 billion stimulus (Roll Call #70, 2/13/09) was supposed to create jobs and promote energy independence to justify its enormous price tag, but the failed big-government experiment continues to unravel. A new audit shows that... Read more »