Tag Archive for energy

How to Keep Obama (& Congress) Honest

I’ve been talking about this at C4O Democrats this week, and now I want to hear from all of you on where we need to start to “keep Obama honest”. Oh yes, and the same goes for Congress as well. We elected them because we want change we can believe in, so now’s the time…

Debbie Cook, Speaking Truth to Power

Randy Udall, an ASPO-USA (Association for the Study of Peak Oil) board member, announced the award at the conference on Tuesday afternoon, citing Cook’s willingness to talk frankly about energy issues. “We honored her for her courage, for speaking honestly about energy realities and for promoting an energy program that makes sense,” said Udall, who…

CA-46: Better Leaderhsip for Our People & Our Planet

(Originally posted at Clintonistas for Obama… I know I talked about it yesterday, but I’d like to share this special something with you all.) I live in Orange County, CA. I’m used to seeing scary Republicans that care nothing about environmental justice. But of all the crazy Republicans here, none can be crazier than “Crazy…

Best of C4O: Obama’s Energy Speech- A Winning Issue

(This was originally posted by my friend Steve M at Clintonistas for Obama. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do!) On Monday, Barack Obama delivered a well-received speech on energy policy in Lansing, Michigan – a speech that was so ambitious and on-point that it could singlehandedly put Michigan in the Obama…

Hmmm… I Wonder Why…

Traffic on the toll roads has dropped 10.1%? Can anyone guess why? What’s the reason for fewer people filling up their cars with that lovely $4.60+ per gallon gas to pay even more money to speed down the toll road while emitting more greenhouse gases? Can you help me figure this out? I mean, aren’t…

Hey, Bush & McCain: Why The Thrill of the Drill?

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama and MyDD) Recently, there’s been plenty of talk by Republicans like George Bush and John McCain about lifting the federal ban on offshore oil drilling. They claim that because gas prices have become so high, it’s time for us American to stop being worrywarts and embrace the thrill of the…