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Obama Oil Drilling

One Oily Administration After Another

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Buoyed by the country's boom in energy wealth, our president has been putting oil to work abroad. He has been using energy as the spear of his already highly militarized foreign policy. The result has been a sophisticated weaponization of oil that puts the energy mavens of the Bush administration to shame.

Is Barack Obama Morphing Into Dick Cheney?

Michael T. Klare | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

As recent events have demonstrated, Obama's energy policies globally bear an eerie likeness to Cheney's, especially in the way he has engaged in the geopolitics of oil as part of an American global struggle for future dominance among the major powers.

Newt Gingrich: Obama Gets No Credit For Increased Domestic Oil Production

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has made gas prices a focus of his campaign in recent weeks, promising to lower prices to $2.50 a gallon if he is e...

Michael McAuliff

Obama: Republicans 'Not Telling You The Truth' On Gas Prices | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- People who claim a lack of oil drilling is to blame for spiking gasoline prices are either dumb or dishonest, President Barack Obama arg...

Is Obama Blocking Alaska Oil Drilling?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Some people seem to think so, even though there's plenty of evidence out there that shows the federal government is moving ahead, albeit slowly, with permitting proposed projects and selling leases in Alaska.

Marcus Baram

Gas Pump Politics: Republicans, Democrats and Obama Suffering From Post-Deepwater Disaster Amnesia | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Al Gore Expresses Disapproval Of Obama's Offshore Drilling Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Gore and his group, the Alliance for Climate Protection, think President Obama's decision to pursue offshore oil drilling is a bad idea and they're...

Obama Worse Than Bush On Endangered Species Protection

The Examiner | Jean Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of Interior, Ken Salazar's appointment by President Obama has been controversial from the beginning. His record on environmental and wildlif...

Obama Issues Response To RNC Attack Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama responds to the RNC's "Balance" ad attacking his energy policy with an ad tying McCain to Bush. "McCain and Bush support a drilling plan that ...