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War on Coal Claims More Casualties

Posted: January 12, 2013 at 2:15 pm   /   Politics

High Cost of EPA Regulations Prompts Georgia Power to Retire 15 Fossil Fuel-Fired Units – 500 Jobs at Risk The high cost of EPA regulations is forcing the retirement of a string of coal-fired power plants across the state of Georgia. Southern Company subsidiary Georgia Power Company announced yesterday it would seek approval from regulators […]

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Voices from the victims of Obama’s war on coal

Posted: July 22, 2012 at 10:28 am   /   Politics

Editor’s note: WFP has written numerous times about Obama’s war on coal. If he expects to win in Ohio and Pennsylvania with such a record, it is only because of his hope that the media will sufficiently cover for what he is doing to families in those states. “Dozens of coal miners packed” a House […]

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Paton: Can we finally start calling it the Obama recession?

Posted: June 2, 2012 at 9:30 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Release from Paton for Congress: The new economic data being reported today shows that national unemployment is now actually increasing from 8.1% to 8.2% on lower GDP growth and a tough business climate. The broader measure for unemployment, U6, which takes into account job seekers and part-time workers who are underemployed, has risen from 14.5% in April […]

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What President Obama Should Be Talking About Today

Posted: May 26, 2012 at 11:30 am   /   Politics

American families and small businesses continue to struggle in President Obama’s economy, and he is leaving major challenges unaddressed, such as the lack of robust job creation, the onslaught of tax hikes coming on January 1, the debt that is threatening our long-term economic growth, and high gas prices that have doubled on his watch.So […]

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Obama’s statements on oil are wrong

Posted: May 18, 2012 at 10:50 am   /   Politics

President Obama says,”We [Americans] consume about 25 percent of the world’s oil, but we “only have 2 percent of the reserves,” and as a result, “We’ve got to discover and produce cleaner, renewable sources of energy.” This kind of language is similar to rhetoric we’ve heard from a long line of players on the environmental left. […]

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Obama’s Post-It Plan: An Evolution in Gimmickry

Posted: May 9, 2012 at 4:20 pm   /   Politics

The American people are stuck.  Their incomes are flat, home prices continue to fall, and job prospects are weak.  At the same time, they’re paying more for everything from gas to groceries.  Right now, they expect the president to lead, put forth serious solutions, and work with both parties to tackle the big issues that […]

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Obama Energy Secretary Unveils New Plans that Will Drive Up Energy Costs for Millions

Posted: April 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm   /   Politics

Yesterday, the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on a memorandum issued by Energy Secretary Steven Chu last month that could have disastrous consequences for millions of American families and small businesses that rely on affordable, reliable hydropower.  Witnesses at yesterday’s hearing said that the memorandum, while short on details, portends more “one-size-fits-all proposals” […]

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Line by line: Deconstructing OFA’s Romney attack letter

Posted: April 19, 2012 at 11:29 am   /   Elections, Politics

Recently, the Obama campaign apparatus with the somewhat ironic name “Obama for America” sent out a letter to supporters attacking the candidate who is now the presumed winner of the GOP nomination, Mitt Romney. The letter is filled with misrepresentations and examples of projection that would be laughable were the stakes not so high. Let’s […]

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Canada calls Obama’s bluff on Keystone

Posted: April 19, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   Elections, Politics

One can argue back and forth all day as to why Obama would choose to delay the Keystone pipeline. Perhaps he, as he and his energy secretary have stated in the past, WANT gas prices to go up. Perhaps he is trying to curry favor with his rich environmentalist buddies in order to secure a […]

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