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Neil: Apologize to Barack and the Nation

May 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Neil: Apologize to Barack and the Nation

Neil Abercrombie (D-HI-01), Hawaii Co-Chairman for Barack Obama, has taken a prominent position undercutting one of President Obama’s core agenda items and undercutting the potential for achieving sensible energy policies in the United States. In 2008, amid the Republican calls for “Drill Here! Drill Now! Pay Less! (About a penny less per gallon 23 years […]

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Tags: Energy · politics

Isolationist Republicans Don’t Believe in American Leadership

May 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Minority Staff of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce has distributed a “dear colleague” letter from anti-science syndrome suffering Joe Barton arguing, based on this MasterResource analysis, that the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act would only reduced Global Warming by .09 degree Fahrenheit by 2050. Let us assume, graciously, that […]

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Tags: analysis · climate change · republican party · truthiness

Will Will’s deceptions ever be fact-checked by WashPost?

May 7th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The Washington Post opinion page editor, Fred Hiatt, has made strong statements about the strength and quality of fact-checking for the columnists within his pages. told by editorial page editor Fred Hiatt — that multiple editors had checked Will’s sources, we don’t have lax standards for accuracy … in general, we do careful fact checking. […]

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