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11 June 2012 0 Comments

Coal Mines Closing Down Part 1- Closing Down Coal Mines to Prevent Anthropogenic Global Warming

President Barack Obama’s Administration Energy Policy NO COAL. President Obama came into office promising to bankrupt the coal industry. Through the EPA he has followed up on that promise, and coal producers are warning that the agency’s latest rule may kill off a huge swath of their industry…  The website was updated by Obama 2012. […]

7 June 2012 0 Comments

Pat Toomey: Energy and Jobs in Marcus Hook and the America’s Cup – A Waiver Is a Waiver

Creating New Energy Jobs; Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania and America’s Cup Monday, Dec 5 Marcus Hook  America’s Cup When Sen. Toomey discovered that similar waivers were being issued to 60 foreign ships to participate in the America’s Cup race, he threatened to put a hold on the America’s Cup Act of 2011 in the Senate if […]

4 June 2012 0 Comments

Liberty Index Part 14: Key Votes – Act 16 of 2012 – Keystone Opportunity Zone

Act 16 of 2012   Feb 14  2012    SB 1237  Keystone Opportunity Zone and Shell Cracker Facility TIER 3   AGAINST LIBERTY   This was a near UNANIMOUS VOTE, only Sen. John Eichelberger voted “Nay” in the General Assembly and there appear to be valid reasons for a “yea” or “nay” vote. ALL MEMBERS will have 50 points […]

3 June 2012 0 Comments

Liberty Index Part 13: Key Vote – Act 13 of 2012 – Marcellus Shale

Act 13      Feb 14 2011     HB 1950 Oil and Gas (58 Pa.C.S )  Tier 3 Against Liberty This was a near UNANIMOUS VOTE and there appears to be valid reasons for both “YEA” or “NAY” vote. ALL MEMBERS  50 Points deducted from Grade      Although as Sen. Folmer says, this might have been […]

28 May 2012 0 Comments

Poor Julia: Ethanol – E 15 Bad For Your Car; Bad For Taxpayer and Bad For People Who Get Hungry

“As if E10 ethanol mandates aren’t folly enough, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will now permit ethanol manufacturers to register as E15 gasoline suppliers.”  This is not a good thing for your car, for food prices and for taxpayer who has to pay more for fuel and more for food. ” READ MORE 2 May […]

20 May 2012 0 Comments

Obama Stimulus: Jobs Overseas – Who Benefitted From All the New Debt?

Obama creates “green jobs”–in other countries   2.3 billion tax credits overseas  1 minute video  

18 May 2012 0 Comments

6 November 2012: Tom Smith and Pat Toomey – Economic Freedom – US Energy – Keystone XL

 Keystone XL pipeline. Voting 56-42, the Senate on Thursday 8 March 2012  failed to reach 60 votes for stipulating that Congress, under the commerce clause of the Constitution, has authority to approve the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta, Canada, to refineries in Texas. The amendment to a pending transportation bill (S 1813) would shift […]

18 May 2012 0 Comments

Issues 2012 Part 10: The Farm Bill and Republican Corporoate Welfare Farm Subsidies and Insurance – $156 Billion over 10 Years

The Farm Bill, loaded with special subsidies, paid for by The Forgotten Taxpayer is slithering through the Senate.    See data base of Farm Subsidies for US and for Pennsylvania     Here is liberal, good government Environmental Working Group’s idea of ‘free’ crop insurance to replace subsidy system now in effect. “Dr. Babcock’s new […]

17 May 2012 0 Comments

Allyson Schwartz – Issues 6 November 2012: Votes “AYE” for Keystone XL

HR 4348. Roll Call 170 shows that Schwartz voted “AYES” with 224 Republicans (14 “NOES” ) and 69 Democrats ( 114 “NOES”) for permitting the Keystone XL line to be built. Allyson Schwartz follows the wishes of the financial supporters and constituents, the Unions, while masquerading  as  Progressive Do Sarah Palin and Allyson Schwartz find […]

16 May 2012 0 Comments

Issues 2012 Part 8: “It’s the Economy, Stupid ” Jobs, Employment and Energy Policy

“It’s the economy, stupid?”James Carville was right in 1992 and he is right in 2012.      Jobs, Jobs, Jobs and the cost of living The U.S. economy supports 740,000 fewer jobs today than when Obama became president Gas prices are up more than 200% since Obama took office. US Taxpayer government debt is up FIVE […]