|Posted by Mother Goose on February 3, 2011 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) - - The Obama Administration acted in contempt by continuing its deepwater drilling moratorium after the policy was struck down, a New Orleans judge ruled.
Interior Department regulators acted with “determined disregard” by lifting and reinstituting a series of policy changes that restricted offshore drilling, following the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, U.S. District Judge, Martin Feldman of New Orleans ruled yesterday.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on December 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM||comments (0)|
By Juliet Eilperin Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday afternoon that the Obama administration will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as part of the next five-year drilling plan, reversing two key policy changes President Obama announced in late March.
We are adjusting our strategy in areas where there are no active leases," Salazar told reporters in a phone call, adding that...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on October 2, 2010 at 7:05 PM||comments (0)|
Stolen from a comment on Market Watch
Here's my BAD dream as the owner of a small business...(speaking of the Federal Government) they'd like to make me a business offer. Seriously. This is a real offer. In fact, you really can’t turn them down, as you’ll come to understand in a moment…
Here’s the deal. You’re going to start a business or expand the one you’ve got now. It doesn’t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on August 24, 2010 at 1:07 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 26, 2010 at 11:06 AM||comments (0)|
Two tactics on climate change
Some prefer to lobby as others build a grassroots base.
By Ambreen Ali
Two environmental camps are taking starkly different strategies on climate change as lawmakers turn their attention to what could be the next big legislative fight.
Some activists are lobbying lawmakers to pass something this year, even if it's a bil...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 26, 2010 at 10:41 AM||comments (0)|
In the aftermath of a year's fight on health care, we can expect further dissent on this issue. Consider the following:
"A flood of lawsuits from states seeking to block the health care law President Obama signed this week raises sharp questions about the power of the federal government to impose mandates on its citizens, but legal scholars disagree about how the cases will be decided if they are heard by the Supreme Court." -Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 11, 2010 at 4:05 PM||comments (1)|
Excerpt from an article on BigGovernment:
Grassroots conservatives were rightly up in arms over Senator Corker’s game of footsie with far left Democrat Chris Dodd. The two worked together on President Obama’s effort to impose a massive new regulatory scheme on the American economy. Dodd, of course, is one of the architects of the current financial crisis. Hi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 26, 2010 at 8:43 PM||comments (0)|
IMF's Strauss-Kahn suggests IMF may one day provide global reserve asset
By HARRY DUNPHY Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON February 26, 2010 (AP)
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, suggested Friday the organization might one day be called on to provide countries with a global reserve currency that would serve as an alternative to the U.S. dollar.
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