Conservative Wanderer

“A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.” — Ronald Wilson Reagan

Obama Adds “Clean Coal” To Website

Think maybe he got scared by losing 40% of the Democratic primary vote in a strong coal state?

The Obama campaign added a section on “clean coal” to its website this week after House Republicans alleged that the president’s “all-of-the-above” energy plan neglected the fossil fuel.

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Obama’s Keystone XL Headache Isn’t Over Yet

TransCanada has applied again:

The Canadian company seeking to build the massive Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline through the U.S. reapplied for a permit on Friday, pushing the politically sensitive issue back onto President Obama’s plate six months before the election.

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Wind Farms May Add To “Global Warming”

Not really a good day for the greenies today. Turns out one of their favorite forms of “clean” energy — as long as the required machinery is in someone else’s backyard — may be adding to their huge bugaboo, “global warming.”

Large wind farms might have a warming effect on the local climate, research in the United States showed on Sunday, casting a shadow over the long-term sustainability of wind power.

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“Green” Company Solyndra Abandoning Toxic Waste?

And here I thought that Solyndra was supposed to be the poster child for clean green energy?

Three months ago, CBS 5 caught Solyndra tossing millions of dollars worth of brand new glass tubes used to make solar panels. Now the bankrupt solar firm, once touted as a symbol of green technology, may be trying to abandon toxic waste.

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EPA Official: “Crucify” Oil & Gas Companies

Oh, look, another Obama Administration official showing his true feelings about oil companies.

Al Armendariz, a regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, explained in 2010 that he understands the EPA policy to be to “crucify” a few oil and gas companies to get the rest of the industry to comply with the laws.

“I was in a meeting once and I gave an analogy to my staff about my philosophy of enforcement,” Armendariz said during a meeting in 2010. “It’s kind of like how the Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean: they’d go into little Turkish towns somewhere, they’d find the first five guys they’d run into, and they’d crucify them and then, you know, that town was really easy to manage over the next few years.”

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