Americans Are Ready for the Keystone XL Pipeline, Will Obama Approve it?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by David Holt to discuss a new poll showing that 70% of Americans support building the Keystone XL pipeline, how the pipeline would kickstart the economy, and what California may do with the oil discovered in the gigantic Monterey Shale.
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Union Briefs for Tues., March 5, 2013: Unions & your tax dollars
Unlike the unions featured, today’s edition of Union Briefs is not directly or indirectly
subsidized through your tax dollars.
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A License to Drill
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Scott Lincicome to discuss America’s energy production, restrictions that keep us from exporting oil and natural gas, and what economic benefits a new policy could bring.
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Will Obama’s Green Agenda Kill Keystone Pipeline Again?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Whatley to discuss a new study about the benefits of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the status of the project and what energy policy to expect from Obama’s second term.
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False Sense of (Energy) Security
Superficially, it would seem that the nation is successfully pursuing the Obama Administration’s stated energy goals of “increasing domestic oil production” and “reducing our dependence on foreign oil.” Domestic oil production has increased, but in spite of and not because of Administration policies. And while our overall oil import demand has declined, our imports from the Persian Gulf states, and Saudi Arabia in particular, have | Read More »
Obama, Energy Promises, and Empty Rhetoric
Voters in the November election will be acutely aware of two key economic variables above all others: the national unemployment rate, and the price they pay for a gallon of gasoline. President Obama senses his vulnerability on gasoline prices, and is busy erecting a defense against charges that his actions (or inactions) have contributed to high prices. His weekly radio address focused on the problem | Read More »
Obama’s Energy Policy is Hurting the American Dream
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by David Holt to Obama’s hostile energy policy, the critical importance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and how a growing energy industry can help revive the American dream. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like | Read More »
Twitter’s Uneasy Relationship with Free Speech and North Dakota’s Oil Boom
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Twitter’s decision to sensor tweets, North Dakota’s oil boom and the challenges their rapidly growing economy faces. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do | Read More »
Fallout On Obama’s Killing Of Keystone Jobs Continues As “Repulsed” Laborers’ Union Quits Alliance
The fallout over Barack Obama’s decision to kill 20,000 (mostly) union jobs on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project continues as the Laborers International Union of North America left the BlueGreen Alliance Friday afternoon. Founded in 2006, the BlueGreen Alliance is a political pairing of left-wing unions and environmental groups whose mission (so to speak) is to ensure that America’s conversion to a green economy | Read More »
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Obama Kills Thousands of Jobs with Keystone Pipeline Decision
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Barack Obama’s recent decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the job loss that creates, and the Air Force decision to award a new plane contract to a Brazilian company. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen | Read More »
This Week in Washington – December 12, 2011
Congress is scheduled to end the year this week with a flurry of legislating, suprises, new spending and deal making. Conservatives need to watch Washington, D.C. this week to see how many bills pass in the waning hours of this session of Congress that spend more of your tax dollars. The battle over the extension of the payroll tax will play out this week in the Congress. | Read More »
Germany Looks to Consolidate Their Power in the EU
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a new German push to politically unite Europe to save the Eurozone, Obama’s decision to kill 20,000 jobs, and we respond to a question from a listener. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and | Read More »
Keystone XL Pipeline: Bureaucratic Hacky-Sack
The Obama Administration continues to play bureaucratic hacky-sack with what could be a key element of our nation’s secure energy future: the Keystone XL pipeline project. The new line would increase the export capacity of the Keystone Pipeline (placed in service 2008) by 700,000 barrels of Canadian oil-sands oil per day. The expansion would also facilitate the domestic movement of crude from the key storage | Read More »