Tag Archives: big oil

The New Year welcomes the 114th Congress with a bang


The GOP takes over Congress for the first time since 2006, but saying they’re all on the same page is something different.

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The Dodd-Frank Act has Wall Street fighting for the status quo


Wall Street is fighting back against new rules to limit the amount stock traders can buy. The rule is to prevent energy companies from buy in large bunk energy stocks, this process drives up the price at the pump. Although the Dodd-Frank act passed two years ago, it’s not fully […]

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Why Oil Prices are sky high


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Gas prices in 2012 could be at an all-time high…


Just when the economy is making a comeback, gas prices could hamper the recovery. In big, medium, and small states everyone could be paying $4.00 a gallon in the summer of 2012. The question to the high gas prices this summer is why everyone will be paying more? Is it […]

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California and the EU are leading the way for lower carbon emissions by 2020… big oil disagrees


The next generation must focus on clean energies in the future to help lower greenhouse-gas emissions. California and the EU (European Union) are creating legislation that leads to cleaner air by 2020, standing in the way is a common enemy; big oil companies. California a decade ago led the way […]

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Obama tells the Republican Congress “no” to the oil pipeline


The Republicans in House of Representatives thought they could tie the payroll tax cut to the oil pipeline but they were wrong. Obama said no to the project. The Republicans had to know he would say no because we don’t have the reviews back to see if it’s environmental friendly […]

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Iran will be the number one problem for the United States of America in 2012


Iran will be the number one problem for the USA in 2012. If Obama can handle this situation with soft gloves, then he’ll show he is unbeatable in the 2012 elections when it comes to foreign policy. Iran can influence the progress in Iraq, cut the world’s oil supplies and […]

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Support for Global Warming evidence is on the rise!!


In the last few years, the anti-regulation Republican party has tried to denounce global warming. The campaign to dirty our air was on the rise until this recent year. The 2011 weather season was one for the ages. The drought in Texas along with crazy weather patterns has given people […]

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Obama plays politics with oil pipeline.


The Obama Administration is playing politics by not approving the oil pipeline until after 2012 elections. This is a coward move, b/c if people against the pipeline didn’t march at the White House I’m sure he would’ve approved the pipeline. I mean, why wait until after 2012? I know the […]

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Michelle Bachmann said she’ll bring back $2 gallon gas if she’s elected…but how will she do this??


Michelle Bachmann has said some crazy things in the past such as slavery wasn’t that bad for blacks, but now she is an economic expert. If she doesn’t understand history, then how could she understand economics. Could she bring back $2-gallon gallon gas, well maybe? Over the past few years, […]

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The Obama Administration opens the strategic petroleum reserves!!


Finally, the Obama Administration is tapping into our petroleum reserves.  This should help the American people at the gas pump, but the question is what took the administration so long to open the reserves.  Just last month, gas prices almost averaged $4 a gallon which put a damper on our […]

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The next big tax idea……driving tax?


Instead of discontinuing tax breaks for the oil companies, lawmakers in Washington are finding other ways to tax Americans for infrastructure & highway repairs. One of the ideas on the table is a driving tax. This is the argument for a driving tax: “Because greater fuel economy is letting motorists […]

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The future of BIG OIL….(must read)


This article by Edward Chow of foreignpolicy.com is a very important article about the future of big oil.  With gas prices at an all-time high it’s imperative for the world to inform ourselves about the future of our energy policies.  Last week the CEO’s of the top five oil companies […]

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Oil Giant CEO’s on Capital Hill.


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Republican are playing politics with the gas price.


The Republican plan to fix gas prices are drill baby drill. These are the same people who are paid off by the Koch Brothers & other energy giants. More of the same BS is what I call it. I recalled just before Bush left off, the price of gas dropped […]

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