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2 Senators Flip-Flop On Keystone XL Pipeline, Thwarting GOP Bid To Save It

February 6, 2021 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Two Democratic senators—Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Jon Tester of Montana—who initially voted in favor of a Republican amendment reversing President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline later reversed themselves and voted with other Democrats to kill the amendment.  Both Tester and Manchin voted late Thursday […]

State Department Gives Long Overdue Approval To Keystone XL Pipeline

March 25, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Katie Tubb ~ If you had a child when TransCanada first submitted its application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, he would be halfway through the first grade by now. Seven years after TransCanada submitted its first permit application for the Keystone XL pipeline, the Trump administration has overcome the prevaricating […]

Out-Of-State Billionaire Wages War On Affordable Energy In Nebraska

April 20, 2015 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ I had the privilege of serving as mayor in the small, Shenandoah Valley town where my wife and I raised our children. So, I am keenly aware of concerns about powerful out-of-state or out-of-area interests trying to take advantage of a rural population. The Nebraskan battles over the Keystone XL […]

Clinton’s Email Was a National Security Threat+ More – Daily Digest

March 5, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “A State, I cheerfully admit, is the noblest work of Man: But Man, himself, free and honest, is, I speak as to this world, the noblest work of God.” –James Wilson, Chisholm v. Georgia, 1793 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Hillary Clinton, Master of Her Emails Rep. Trey Gowdy’s House committee […]

Obama Routinely Breaches Bipartisan Deals

February 26, 2015 by

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By Stephen Moore Among so many of President Obama’s flaws, near the top of the list is that he has never understood the art of the deal. Every successful president has cut deals with the other party to strategically advance his own agenda. Give a little, get a little. Washington, Lincoln, FDR, Reagan and Clinton were […]

Keystone Kop veto, immigration stand-off, DOJ drops Zimmerman civil rights case, and the virtues of Marco Rubio – Daily Digest

February 25, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “A question arises whether all the powers of government, legislative, executive, and judicial, shall be left in this body? I think a people cannot be long free, nor ever happy, whose government is in one assembly.” –John Adams, Thoughts On Government, 1776 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Congress to Attempt to […]

Translation Error – Humor

February 23, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ Keeping ISIL Quiet ‘Workplace Violence’ Jobs and Jihad Obama’s Biggest Fear Oil Via Rail Creepy Joe Biden Meme: Snow Days Dodd Frank Financial Reform Seeing Green Quote: Conan O’Brien on Jeb Bush Read more excellent articles at The Patriot Post Related articles Late Night Political Humor Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush question President Obama’s […]

Judge Blocks Obama’s Immigration Orders – For Now + More – Daily Digest

February 17, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “That experience is the parent of wisdom is an adage, the truth of which is recognized by the wisest as well as the simplest of mankind. What more desirable or more essential than this quality in the governors of nations? Where more desirable or more essential than in the first […]

Were Chapel Hill Murders a ‘Hate Crime’?+ More – Daily Digest

February 12, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Every man who loves peace, every man who loves his country, every man who loves liberty ought to have it ever before his eyes that he may cherish in his heart a due attachment to the Union of America and be able to set a due value on the means […]

Released Gitmo Jihadi Seeks Return to Battle + More – Daily Digest

January 30, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The province of the Court is solely to decide on the rights of individuals. … Questions, in their nature political or which are, by the Constitution and laws, submitted to the Executive, can never be made in this court.” –John Marshall, Marbury v. Madison, 1803 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Released […]

Economy OK Now, but the Social Security Bill Will Come + More – Daily Digest

January 27, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “In such a performance you may lay the foundation of national happiness only in religion, not by leaving it doubtful ‘whether morals can exist without it,’ but by asserting that without religion morals are the effects of causes as purely physical as pleasant breezes and fruitful seasons.” –Benjamin Rush, letter […]

Whatever Happened to the Scientific Consensus? + More – Daily Digest

January 20, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Amplification is the vice of modern oratory.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to David Harding, 1824 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Whatever Happened to the Scientific Consensus? The alarm dial cranked to full throttle Friday after NOAA released its much-anticipated “bombshell” report analyzing last year’s climate numbers. According to NOAA, at 1.24 degrees […]

Obama’s Oil Boom? + More – Daily Digest

January 14, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[T]he only foundation for a useful education in a republic is to be laid in religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.” –Benjamin Rush, On the Mode of Education Proper […]

Administration Continues Defining Islam + More – Daily Digest

January 12, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Tyranny has perhaps oftener grown out of the assumptions of power, called for, on pressing exigencies, by a defective constitution, than out of the full exercise of the largest constitutional authorities.” –James Madison & Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 20, 1787 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Administration Continues Defining Islam On Sunday, […]

Obama’s Ratings Rising

January 7, 2015 by

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Black Gold and GDP Float His Boat By Mark Alexander~ “In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.” –George Washington (1796) On New Year’s Day, my son and I embarked on an adventure, driving from our mountain home in East Tennessee […]

Cap-and-Trade Stifles New Manufacturing Jobs + More – Daily Digest

January 6, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The people can never willfully betray their own interests: But they may possibly be betrayed by the representatives of the people; and the danger will be evidently greater where the whole legislative trust is lodged in the hands of one body of men, than where the concurrence of separate and […]

GOP Sets New Year Agenda, Al Sharpton: Shakedown Artist + More

January 5, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “If this spirit shall ever be so far debased, as to tolerate a law not obligatory on the legislature, as well as on the people, the people will be prepared to tolerate any thing but liberty.” –James Madison, Federalist 57, 1788 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS GOP Sets New Year Agenda […]

Smothering Free Speech Via ‘The Interview’ + More – Daily Digest

December 18, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Liberty is a word which, according as it is used, comprehends the most good and the most evil of any in the world. Justly understood it is sacred next to those which we appropriate in divine adoration; but in the mouths of some it means anything, which enervate a necessary […]

Thursday Speech to Showcase Obama’s Amnesty + More – Daily Digest

November 20, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf.” –Thomas Paine. The American Crisis, […]

Obama Once Worried About Immigration’s Toll on U.S. Workers + More – Daily Digest

November 17, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.” –James Wilson, Of the Study of the Law in the United States, 1790 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Obama Once Worried About Immigration’s Toll on U.S. […]

GOP Senate Majority? Then What?

October 8, 2014 by

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It’s Time for New Leadership By Mark Alexander~ “If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions.” –James Madison (1792) If you’ve been holed up in […]

Obama’s Political Strategy in Iraq +More – Daily Digest

August 12, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The liberty enjoyed by the people of these states of worshiping Almighty God agreeably to their conscience, is not only among the choicest of their blessings, but also of their rights.” –George Washington, to the Annual meeting of Quakers, 1789 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Obama’s Political Strategy in Iraq Barack […]

The Ethanol Boondoggle

July 30, 2014 by

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But Won’t Ethanol Help Stop Global Warming? By Mark Alexander~ “Some are weatherwise, some are otherwise.” –Benjamin Franklin (1735) Here in the mountains of east Tennessee, we distill corn mash to produce a product provincially known as Moonshine – because it is often produced and transported under cover of darkness. Arguably, it is a more […]

The Imperial President

July 16, 2014 by

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The Rule of Outlaws By Mark Alexander~ “Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it.” –Declaration of Independence (1776) According to a source within […]