Category: obama

Time to End Missouri River Madness

Like so many other South Dakotans, I have yet to mark the first anniversary of the end of the Great Missouri River floods of 2011, and I still find myself paying bills I incurred during this period of time. As we evacuated to shelters, were forced to find other places for our families to live, …

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Varilek Backs Largest Tax Increase in History

Democrat Candidate Opposes Repeal Of Middle Class Tax Hike Sioux Falls – With the Supreme Court ruling that ObamaCare’s individual mandate is a “tax,” Democratic Congressional candidate Matt Varilek now finds himself backing what the Wall Street Journal has deemed “the largest tax increase in history on the middle class.” In December, Varilek tried to …

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Misinformation on NDAA and the Ron Paul Machine

One of the most misunderstood topics on the grassroots level is the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It is largely misunderstood because of disinformation distributed by the Ron/Rand Paul camp. Noted authority Andrew McCarthy refutes their claims. Andrew C. McCarthy was a veteran US prosecutor who prosecuted the “Blind Sheikh”, Omar Abdel-Rahman, in the 1993 …

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Senator Johnson Sides With Obama In Opposition of Kestone XL

It is not really a surprise that Sen. Johnson would follow the President’s lead on this issue. It does however, call into question who Johnson represents. Most Americans including most South Dakotans want the Keystone XL Pipeline built as soon as possible for numerous reasons, yet Johnson and the Democrats continue to postpone the decision …

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Obama Needs To Press Senate To Act On Energy Bill

In the Weekly Republican Address, House Speaker John Boehner called on the President and the Senate Democrats to do more about rising gas prices. From Speaker Boehner via The Hill The Senate has stalled dozens of House-passed bills, several of which would implement the Republicans’ ‘all-of-the-above’ energy strategy to address rising gas prices and help create …

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States Forge Ahead On Energy

As President Obama continues to  over-regulate and frustrate our efforts towards Energy Independence, some States are taking matters into their own hands and doing everything in their power to move us to our energy goals. From T. Boone Pickens via The Clarion Ledger   The only way to achieve lower prices is to replace dirtier, more …

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The Anti-Energy President

The  importance of good sound energy policy, and the difference one President can make can be seen clearly when you compare Obama’s record with that of President Bush. Keep in mind that it takes an average of 10 years before tapping a new field will result in actual fuel in your tank, so much of …

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Boehner Goes Toe-To-Toe With Obama Over Keystone, Rising Gas Prices

As the President spends more and more time talking about his so called Energy Policy, House  Speaker Boehner has done a good job of  correcting Obama’s spin.  Boehner and others believe the President is vulnerable on this issue, which is why Obama has spent so much energy talking about energy.  However, as Boehner has pointed …

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Obama Still Playing Politics With Keystone XL

The President has been taking  a lot of heat lately over his lack of a real energy policy. However, instead of Obama changing his policies he changes his media message.  If there is one thing this President is good at, its putting on a show for the media.  Recently the President announced some steps he …

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Obama Puts Politics Over Policies

So far, the only real thing the President has done about gas prices is to tell us he is against them, he is probably also against crime and for education. Now the President is considering a short sighted move to tap the Strategic Reserves, hoping to lower prices just enough to spin the issue his …

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