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Jacked Up Gas Prices Are Creating a Windfall for Big Oil -- Time to End Their $4 Billion in Subsidies From Taxpayers
Posted on: May 5, 2011, Source: The Progress Report
Democrats on Capitol Hill are now pushing multiple measures to force a vote on eliminating the tax loopholes piece by piece -- will the GOP continue to shill for Big Oil?
Is Gov. Bobby Jindal Sabotaging Gulf Efforts for Political Gain?
Posted on: Jun 28, 2010, Source: The Progress Report
He has delayed the deployment of National Guard troops, led a crusade to build sand berms thatexperts say won't work, and confused the planning of the spill response.
New White House Plan: Solve the Problem of Childhood Obesity in a Generation
Posted on: May 20, 2010, Source: The Progress Report
The goal is so ambitious because the crisis of childhood obesity is so grave -- with the current generation of Americans on track to have a shorter lifespan than their parents.
Who's on the Shortlist to Replace Justice Stevens?
Posted on: Apr 12, 2010, Source: The Progress Report
Three candidates are rumored to sit atop Obama's shortlist to replace Stevens -- will any of them garner a Republican filibuster?
Can a New Bill on Climate Legislation Get Things Back on Track and Counter Rising Attacks Against Science?
Posted on: Mar 2, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress
Denialists have taken their rhetoric as far as to have one state rule climate change should be taught as a "debate." Can new efforts for a green economy set things right again?
Stop Murkowski: Alaska Senator to Deal Huge Blow to Clean Air and Global Warming Regulation
Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: The Progress Report
Her "Dirty Air Act" resolution would threaten the hopes for a clean energy economic recovery for the nation.
Dodd Headed to Treasury?
Posted on: Jan 6, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress
"Dodd's cozy relations with Countrywide and A.I.G. could subject his nomination to a messy confirmation battle."
Right-Wingers Call For Racial Profiling: "There Should be a Separate Line [For] Anybody With the Name Abdul"
Posted on: Dec 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
In the wake of the failed terrorist attempt aboard a Northwest airlines flight on Christmas Day, the right wing is renewing its pleas for more profiling of Muslims.
Gingrich's New Contract With America: 'Our Commitment Should Be Simpleâ€¦We're Repealing' Health Care
Posted on: Dec 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Of course he also sprinkled some hyperbolic fear-mongering into his speech.
Why Is Mainstream Media Faking a Climate Scandal When There's Real Reporting to Be Done?
Posted on: Dec 10, 2009, Source: The Progress Report
There is plenty of reporting to be done in Copenhagen, but instead the media is playing into deniers' conspiracy theories.
Obama Advisers Backpedal on Afghanistan: "There Is No Timetable;" "We're Not Talking About an Exit Strategy"
Posted on: Dec 7, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Over the weekend, David Petraeus, James Jones, Hillary Clinton, and Joe Biden told various news outlets that 2011 is not a hard deadline for withdrawal.
Harlem Gospel Choir Pulls Out of Glenn Beck Event
Posted on: Dec 1, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Who wants to be caught on the wrong side of Beck?
Inhofe Trashes Military Generals Who Advocate For Clean Energy Legislation
Posted on: Nov 30, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
The national security implications of climate change cannot be so easily dismissed.
Fox Issues On-Air Apology for Misleading Footage of Palin Crowds
Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Fox news makes mistakes?
Tom Tancredo "Fully Intends to Run" for Governor of Colorado
Posted on: Nov 14, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
This should be some first-class crazy.
Rep. Steve King Calls Obama Administration the 'Gangster Government.'
Posted on: Nov 12, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Rep. Steve King (R-IA), one of the right wingâ€™s most shameless hate-mongers, has propagated all sorts of baseless attacks on Obama.
Marine Reservist Chases, Assaults Greek Orthodox Priest Whom He Mistook for an Arab Terrorist
Posted on: Nov 10, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Jasen D. Bruce hit the priest in the head with a tire iron, then chased him three blocks.
Who's to Blame for All the Dithering on Climate Legislation?
Posted on: Nov 5, 2009, Source: The Progress Report
Yes, Inhofe is behind much of it, but he's only part of the problem.
GOP Loon Goes Off the Rails: Health Reform Greater Threat than Terrorism
Posted on: Nov 2, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
The government's trying to put you to death, don't you know.
Steele Agrees That GOP Should Cease To Exist In New Jersey If Corzine Wins
Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
You've got to see it to believe it.
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