Browsing All posts tagged under »Keystone Pipeline«

The Border Isn’t Open?

July 7, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at pleasure.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to William Johnson, 1823 TOP 5 […]

3 Areas Where Government Needs To Get Out Of The Way

April 20, 2014 by

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By Amy Payne ~ America has a jobs problem. And we don’t need more economic “stimulus” packages or government solutions. We need Congress and the Obama administration to stop dragging their feet. In a new report, Heritage’s Rachel Greszler says that “The problem with today’s labor market is not that too many people are being […]

Obama’s Bargain: Continued Stagnation

August 2, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “No taxes can be devised which are not more or less inconvenient and unpleasant.” –George Washington While on his “Look What I Did to the Economy” tour in our hometown of Chattanooga Tuesday, Barack Obama offered up a new “grand bargain.” In exchange for raising corporate taxes, he promises to spend more […]

Obama’s Destructive War on Carbon

June 26, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.” –George Washington Editorial Exegesis “It is remarkable that when the scientific consensus on global warming is at its weakest state in years, President Barack Obama has decided to make the issue a new focus of his […]

Robert Redford: ‘Keystone Pipeline Would Carry The Dirtiest Oil On The Planet’

February 5, 2013 by

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By Noel Sheppard ~ There’s a domestic energy boom happening in America producing thousands of jobs with the likelihood of creating thousands more if Washington doesn’t get in the way. Not according to Robert Redford who published a scathing attack on such efforts at the Huffington Post Sunday evening calling on President Obama to “say […]

The Looming Tax Hike + More

April 18, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle   The Foundation “The apportionment of taxes on the various descriptions of property is an act which seems to require the most exact impartiality; yet there is, perhaps, no legislative act in which greater opportunity and temptation are given to a predominant party to trample on the rules of justice. Every […]

ObamaCare on Trial + More

March 30, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “The instruments, by which [government] must act, are either the AUTHORITY of the Laws or FORCE. If the first be destroyed, the last must be substituted; … and where this becomes the ordinary instrument of government, there is an end to LIBERTY.” –Alexander Hamilton Government & Politics ObamaCare […]

ObamaCare’s Continued Chaos + More

March 2, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest   The Foundation “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” –Thomas Paine Government & Politics ObamaCare’s Continued Chaos To no thinking person’s surprise, the Obama administration admitted this week that another element of ObamaCare […]

Gingrich Wins Big + More

January 23, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post  Brief   The Foundation “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” –George Washington Political Futures “Newt Gingrich won South Carolina. Big. If you had bet me Monday morning you would own my house, my car and my cat. I thought Romney had a lock […]

On Environmental Regulation, Obama Can’t Have It Both Ways

January 12, 2012 by

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By Lachlan Markay Whatever his other qualities, outgoing White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley seemed to understand that punitive environmental policies entail tradeoffs. When one environmentalist explained the health risks of increased air pollutants, Daley asked, rhetorically, “What are the health impacts of unemployment?” That sense that the economic damage wrought by environmental regulation […]

How President Obama Killed Thousands of Jobs

November 15, 2011 by

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By Mike Brownfield If Americans needed any further proof that the Obama Administration is one of the most political on record, or that, for all the recent demagoguing, it really cares only about re-election, not about job creation, then you need look no further than its cynical Keystone XL oil pipeline decision last week. Over […]

The Not-So-Super Committee on Debt Reduction + More

November 11, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” –Thomas Jefferson Government & Politics The Not-So-Super Committee on Debt Reduction Almost no one had high or even medium hopes for the congressional super committee on deficit reduction. The 12-member committee was established earlier this year as part […]