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Obama Administration Approves ALEC Model Bill for Fracking Chemical Fluid Disclosure on Public LandsErnest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, speaks before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, in Washington, April 9, 2013. (Photo: Doug Mills / The New York Times) On May 16, the Obama Interior Department announced its long-awaited rules governing hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") on federal lands. As part of its 171-page document of rules , the U.S.
Kuala Lumpur — It’s official; George W Bush is a war criminal. In what is the first ever conviction of its kind anywhere in the world, the former US President and seven key members of his administration were yesterday (Fri) found guilty of war crimes. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and their legal advisers Alberto Gonzales, David Addington, William Haynes, Jay Bybee and John Yoo were tried in absentia in Malaysia.
The unprecedented worldwide response to the death of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, and especially in the Western Hemisphere, has brought into stark relief the "multi-polar" world that Chavez fought for. Fifty-five countries were represented at his funeral on March 8, 33 (including all of Latin America) by heads of state.
ALEC’s Fingerprints Are All Over the Electoral College Rigging Efforts in Blue States By: Rmuse Jan. 26th, 2013 more from Rmuse <img src="http://cdn.politicususa.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/United-States-of-ALEC-300x158.jpg" alt="United States of ALEC" width="300" height="158" class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-106856"/>
The Donors Trust, along with its sister group Donors Capital Fund, based in Alexandria, Virginia, is funnelling millions of dollars into the effort to cast doubt on climate change without revealing the identities of its wealthy backers or that they have links to the fossil fuel industry.
In a week when this guy is almost universally panned as the country’s biggest asshole, a perennial contender managed to slip under the radar. The election is over, but David Koch is already threatening sitting Republicans with a hurricane of attack ads if they dare divert money from his pockets and into the pockets of the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
President Barack Obama is flanked by Vice President Joe Biden as he speaks at a news conference following the House vote, at the White House, in Washington, January 1, 2013. (Photo: Luke Sharrett / The New York Times) Throughout the months of November and December, a steady stream of corporate CEOs flowed in and out of the White House to discuss the impending fiscal cliff.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Photo: Iowa Democrats / Flickr ) NOTE: This article originally appeared in Australian Options magazine.
Rupert Murdoch. (Photo: World Economic Forum / Flickr ) Unsatisfied with his media empire in the UK and Australia and his several media holdings in the United States like The Wall Street Journal , the New York Post , and Fox News, Rupert Murdoch wants more.
has exclusively obtained a leaked internal Honeywell document outlining an anti-union strategy that includes leveraging Obama administration connections.
“This is just the beginning!” Kshama Sawant promised supporters and voters on behalf of Socialist Alternative at an excited election night party on November 6 in Seattle, WA.
Land Destroyer – by Tony Cartalucci Peace in Israel is the establishment’s worst nightmare. Israel is an excuse, a mandate, a perpetual casus belli, and both an ideological as well as literal beachhead in the Middle East.
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Listen to the entire program Timed for release in the thick of the 2012 presidential campaign season, a new film called 2016: Obama’s America has hit 2000 theater screens nationwide and earned an estimated $30 million to become a box-office success.
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