Romney Mocked The Idea Of Rising Ocean Levels At GOP Convention

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VIDEO – Mitt Romney mocked President Obama’s concern for the rise of the oceans and the environment in his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention.  Romney delivered the line, “President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans” and followed it with a long pause so the Republican attendees could laugh […]

Romney, Fox News Use Misleading Data To Blame Obama For “Doubling” Gas Prices

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VIDEO – Mitt Romney uses misleading statistics on gas prices, saying they’ve “doubled” since President Obama took office.  That is because gas prices crashed along with the rest of the economy in the fall of 2008.  On inauguration day in January 2009, gas prices were still at extremely low levels due to the economic crash. […]

Mitt Romney Funded By Dick Cheney And His Halliburton Friends

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VIDEO – Mitt Romney quietly goes to fundraiser hosted by Dick Cheney to collect over $4 million in donations for his campaign. Mitt Romney is backed and funded by Dick Cheney, but he does not want the public to know about it.  No pictures or press were allowed at the event.  At the dinner, which […]

Crossroads GPS, GOP Super PACs Target Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown

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VIDEO – Crossroads GPS has already spent $2.5 million and has just started another $1 million campaign of negative ads targeting just one senator, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D – Ohio).   What happens when a senator stands up to big oil, Wall Street, and corporate outsourcing?  Ask Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio.  Outside Super PACs […]

Billionaire Oil Baron Who Donated $985K To Romney’s Super PAC Is Also His Top Energy Adviser

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VIDEO – Oklahoma oil billionaire, Harold Hamm, gave Restore Our Future $985,000 just weeks after being named the Romney campaign’s top energy adviser.    Harold Hamm’s involvement in the campaign and his subsequent giant donation to Romney’s Restore Our Future super PAC sounds (to most rational people) like it would be illegal, under the law […]

ALEC Helps Big Oil Say “FRACK YOU” To Chemical Disclosure Rules

ALEC and ExxonMobil Push Loopholes in Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules by Cora Currier ProPublica, April 24, 2012, 2:06 p.m. One of the key controversies about fracking is the chemical makeup of the fluid that is pumped deep into the ground to break apart rock and release natural gas. Some companies have been reluctant to disclose […]

Big Oil Successfully Buys Senate Vote Protecting Their Subsidies

Even as Big Oil rakes in record profits while the American people face cuts to vital social programs amidst ballooning national debt, they have successfully defended their tax breaks.  Tax subsidies to the oil industry go back to 1917, when intangible drilling costs were able to be fully deducted from a company’s expenses for tax purposes. In 1926, a write-off […]

Oil Subsidies – How Can We Help Big Oil Make MORE Money?

The top five oil companies totaled $32 billion in profits for the 2011 fiscal 3rd quarter, bringing their total profits for 2011 to an astounding $101 billion: Chevron 2011 3rd quarter profits of $7.83 billion – total earnings for 2011 over $21 billion. [Washington Post, 10/28/11] Exxon Mobil 2011 3rd quarter profits of $10.3 billion – total profits […]

FOX News On President’s Ability to Affect Gas Prices

VIDEO – FOX news exposes the real power a president has to lower the price of gas.

Americans for Prosperity

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The front group of the billionaire Koch Brothers, Americans for Prosperity spends tens of millions on negative ads, all funded by secret donations!  AFP is one of the biggest “astroturf” (phony grassroots) organization funders, funding many Tea Party operations from behind the scenes. Charles and David Koch pay millions every year suppoting the causes of billionaires and big oil.  […]