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Follow the Money by Bill Glahn

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Follow the Money: Tar Sands Edition Vivian Krause, a Canadian blogger, has been following the money on the well-funded campaign against Canadian oil sands production and export.  On this side of the border, we see the campaign as the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline, a project designed to take Canadian crude to U.S. markets as far […]

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The Solyndra – Walmart Connection By Paul Chesser — National Legal & Policy Center blog

A lot has been said about the ties of George Kaiser, a campaign contribution bundler for President Obama’s 2008 campaign, to the Solyndra bankruptcy scandal that likely has cost taxpayers $535 millionthanks to a Department of Energy loan guarantee. Kaiser’s investment firm, Argonaut Venture Capital, held over 35 percent of the failed solar company’s stock – more than anyone else. […]

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A Quiet Revolution: Oil Security is Within Our Grasp by Bill Glahn

Bill Glahn

Just when it seems that all the news is bad, a ray a light peeks through the clouds.  Our dependence on foreign oil, a bugaboo for Presidents dating back to Nixon, has finally begun to recede.  And the biggest reason can be found next door inNorth Dakota.   As with the natural gas revolution of […]

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