Browsing Month September, 2011

STEPHEN MOORE::How North Dakota Became Saudi Arabia – WSJ.com

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:45 pm

STEPHEN MOORE::How North Dakota Became Saudi Arabia – WSJ.com

Harold Hamm, the Oklahoma-based founder and CEO of Continental Resources, the 14th-largest oil company in America, is a man who thinks big. He came to Washington last month to spread a needed message of economic optimism: With the right set of national energy policies, the United States could be "completely energy independent by the end of the decade. We can be the Saudi ... Go To Article

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SOLYNDRAcracy-Weekly Standard

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:45 pm

SOLYNDRAcracy-Weekly Standard

In happier times, the firm had been celebrated as a harbinger of the future. The political connections it enjoyed were the fruit not only of well-placed contributions but of a self-imposed ideological mission: It was going to deliver cheap energy in amazing ways. Top executives had dismissed accounting irregularities. The normal rules, it was said, did not ... Go To Article

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KT McFARLAND::AL AWLAKI Dead-Terrorists May Run But They Can’t Hide

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:40 pm

KT McFARLAND::AL AWLAKI Dead-Terrorists May Run But They Can’t Hide

Remember the final scene of "Godfather III"? When Michael Corleone takes out all his enemies all around the world, in one fell swoop, from the steps of the Sicilian opera house to a New York barbershop? Okay, maybe that’s taking it too far, but we are taking out Al Qaeda senior leaders, one after another. First it was Bin Laden, now it's Al Awlaki, and countless Al ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012::Romney’s Immigration Stance ‘Old News’ Potential Vulnerability?

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:31 pm

ELECTION 2012::Romney’s Immigration Stance ‘Old News’ Potential Vulnerability?

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney—whose attacks on rival Rick Perry for backing college tuition breaks for children of illegal immigrants have hit a nerve with conservatives—has tripped over the immigration issue himself. While consistently decrying "amnesty,'' Romney made statements before his 2008 campaign in which he seemed favorably inclined toward ... Go To Article

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KARL ROVE: Obama’s Risky Run to the Left

By at September 30, 2011 | 2:41 pm

KARL ROVE: Obama’s Risky Run to the Left

In recent weeks, President Barack Obama has demolished any expectations that he would seek re-election by returning to his idealistic rhetoric of 2008, when he promised to heal America's political divisions. Instead Mr. Obama shrilly insists his Republican opposition puts party ahead of country with policies that would "fundamentally cripple America." He pits American ... Go To Article

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SPENCER & HOROWITZ: A Rational Fear of Islamism – NRO

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:56 am

SPENCER & HOROWITZ: A Rational Fear of Islamism – NRO

In recent months, several reports have appeared to a generally uncritical reception in the press, which purport to expose alleged conspiracies organized by “Islamophobes” against American citizens who mean us no harm. These reports single out for condemnation a dozen prominent conservative figures (and mostly the same dozen) who have publicly criticized the misogyny, ... Go To Article

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DOE CLEAN-ENERGY PROGRAM wraps up amid concerns – POLITICO.com

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:25 am

DOE CLEAN-ENERGY PROGRAM wraps up amid concerns – POLITICO.com

It should have been a celebratory milestone for the Energy Department: On Friday, DOE caps off more than two years of shepherding a new generation of job-creating clean energy projects during an economic downturn that had dried up private capital. Instead, the agency finds itself tarred by the collapse of a single company. The failure of solar manufacturer Solyndra, ... Go To Article

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OBAMA Calls America “Soft,” Offers To Whip Nation Into Shape – Fox News

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:14 am

OBAMA Calls America “Soft,” Offers To Whip Nation Into Shape – Fox News

"The way I think about it is, you know, this is a great, great country that had gotten a little soft and, you know, we didn't have that same competitive edge that we needed over the last couple of decades. We need to get back on track." -- President Obama arguing for his third stimulus package in an interview with NBC affiliate WESH of Orlando, Fla. via Obama Calls ... Go To Article

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GOV. BROWN weighs bill challenging university ban on AFFIRMATIVE ACTION – latimes.com

By at September 30, 2011 | 11:00 am

GOV. BROWN weighs bill challenging university ban on AFFIRMATIVE ACTION – latimes.com

Reporting from Sacramento and Los Angeles -- In the next 10 days, Gov. Jerry Brown must decide whether to sign a bill that could put race and gender back into the admissions process at California's public universities 15 years after the state's voters banned affirmative action. via Brown weighs bill challenging university ban on affirmative action - ... Go To Article

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BANK OF AMERICA Dumps Customers Over $5? – TheStreet

By at September 30, 2011 | 10:51 am

BANK OF AMERICA Dumps Customers Over $5? – TheStreet

BOSTON (TheStreet) -- Bank of America(BAC_) said Thursday it will begin charging customers $5 a month to use debit cards. Much like Netflix's(NFLX_) recent gaffe of hiking prices for a service people have come to expect -- without actually adding any value to the service -- Bank of America appears ready to throw away loyal customers over a paltry $60 a year. The bank ... Go To Article

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