Oh, *Harry*. Shouting at reporters?

    (H/T: Hot Air) He apparently isn’t very happy at the way that the Senate GOP is staying on-point over energy policy (as noted here) Reid Flares Over Media Coverage of Energy Proposals WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s advice to reporters who don’t get his energy agenda: Check your hearing. {snip} Reporters tried to pin Reid down Thursday on the amendment issue. In the | Read More »

    Oh, *Harry*. Shouting at reporters?

    (H/T: Hot Air) He apparently isn’t very happy at the way that the Senate GOP is staying on-point over energy policy (as noted here) Reid Flares Over Media Coverage of Energy Proposals WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s advice to reporters who don’t get his energy agenda: Check your hearing. {snip} Reporters tried to pin Reid down Thursday on the amendment issue. In the | Read More »

    Hardball

    It is being played. About the only thing that needs to be added to the mix is increased publicity concerning the actions of Senate Republicans, along with questions on why Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats won’t allow for offshore drilling to take place in light of the tremendous gas price increase the country has experienced. If those questions are asked insistently, Republicans will gain | Read More »

    GOP Senate to DEM Senate: Drill, or go dry.

    You know, I understand why some people find Senate quote-unquote “Minority” Leader Mitch McConnell a bit irksome when it comes to pork generally, but he really does have a feel on the primary aspect of his current job: that is to say, how to thoroughly muck up the titular majority’s day. Via Hot Air: Senate GOP hands Dems oil ultimatum By Manu Raju Senate Republicans | Read More »

    Add your name to the 1.36 million saying, “Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less”

    As any casual observer knows, the issues of gas prices has become the #1 issue this political campaign. And the best short-term fix — increased domestic oil supply — is supported by 73% of the nation. In light of this, Newt Gingrich’s group, American Solutions, has started a petition: “Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less.” It has spread very fast, garnering 1,366,326 signatures in two | Read More »

    Jim Ryun: the best candidate but room for improvement (KS-2)

    First-time poster alert. Jim Ryun, a U.S. Representative from 1996-2006, is running again for office. Before he gets the Republican nomination, however, he has to defeat former State Senator and Treasurer Lynn Jenkins — which, according to most polls, won’t be tough. That’s a good thing, as Jenkins shares many positions with Nancy Boyda: both have voted for higher taxes, both are generally pro-abortion, and | Read More »

    Greenies Approve California Offshore Drilling Plan

    Prominent Californians including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are adamantly opposed to offshore drilling in all its forms. Unless, apparently they have some skin in the game… From the Wall Street Journal: Environmentalists Say Yes to Offshore Drilling After the [disastrous 1969 oil] spill, Santa Barbara residents formed an environmental group called GOO! (Get Oil Out!), one of the first community groups to oppose offshore oil | Read More »

    New Freedom’s Watch Energy Ad. A fairly cruel one.

    Which means, of course, it viciously quotes Democrats. Directly, even: As Ed Morrissey noted, this was good timing, given Bush’s decision to lift the offshore drilling ban. The Simpsons addition was a nice touch, too.

    Breaking: Bush to permit offshore oil drilling.

    Via Hot Air Headlines, the head of state of the “world’s biggest polluter” says hi: Bush to Lift Executive Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling WASHINGTON — President Bush will lift an executive ban on offshore oil drilling, although new oil exploration on the Outer Continental Shelf will remain off limits until Congress also takes action. The president will make a Rose Garden statement on Monday, | Read More »


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