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Left-Wing Group Caught Paying Off Indian Leader To Oppose Canadian Oil Sands

Left-Wing Group Caught Paying Off Indian Leader To Oppose Canadian Oil Sands

Imagine if Exxon or a Koch Brothers-affiliated group had been caught paying off a public official, or a tribal leader, to support oil development. It would be a major scandal, whether it happened in America or Canada. But a left wing group like the Tides Foundation caught paying off a tribal leader who is also

Teenager Jailed For Months Over A Facebook Joke

Was the joke in poor taste? Absolutely. Should he have been jailed for months over it? Don’t our cops have better things to do with their time? Jack Carter says his son Justin and a friend got into an argument with someone on Facebook about the game and the teenager wrote a comment he now

The Keystone Pipeline Would Save Lives In North Dakota

Traffic is up in North Dakota, and more people/vehicles on the roads means more fatalities. A big chunk of the traffic increase in the state stems from trucks transporting oil. There’s not enough pipeline or rail capacity to take all the oil produced out of the state. But if the Keystone XL pipeline were built,

"There's No Such Thing As Ethical Oil" Says Man Who Sold Television Network To Oil Barons

Al Gore doesn’t think there’s any such thing as “ethical oil.” Which kind of makes me wonder what he uses in his private airplane when he travels around to warn us all about the impending global warming apocalypse. Is it unicorn farts? “There’s no such thing as ethical oil. There’s only dirty oil and dirtier

Hoeven: Obama "Moving The Goal Posts" On Keystone Pipeline

North Dakota Senator John Hoeven was on MSNBC this morning talking about the Boston bombing, budget battles and the Keystone XL pipeline. “We’ll put a hundred thousand barrels a day of Bakken light sweet crude into that pipeline,” Senator Hoeven said of the project’s importance to North Dakota. “The president needs to make a decision.

EPA: After Four Years Of Study, The Keystone XL Pipeline Needs More Study

You almost get the idea that the folks in the Obama administration really don’t want to build this thing: WASHINGTON (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency again is raising objections to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. The EPA said that despite more than

Thanks To Fracking, European Manufacturers Relocating To America

When we talk about oil and gas development in the United States, we usually talk about the number of people the oil industry hires. Or maybe gas prices or “energy independence.” But what about the fact that America’s natural gas boom, which like our oil boom was brought about by the development of frackign and

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