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EPA chief spends Earth Week crop dusting country with carbon emissions in desperate attempt to stave off climate change

EPA chief spends Earth Week crop dusting country with carbon emissions in desperate attempt to stave off climate change

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Somehow fitting: Taxpayers could be on the hook for $100 million worth of Obama presidential library construction

Somehow fitting: Taxpayers could be on the hook for $100 million worth of Obama presidential library construction

**Written by Doug Powers The Illinois House is expected to approve a proposal that would attempt to lure Obama’s presidential library to the state by offering $100 million in taxpayer funding towards its construction : The proposal, pushed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, goes to the full House next. Madigan said it’s appropriate for Illinois to commit public funds for the library even though the state is grappling with serious financial problems. “The state of Illinois will spend over $1 billion in construction this year alone, so $100 million is not out of line,” Madigan said after the House Executive Committee…

Ky. House speaker says hacker tweeted anti-McConnell remarks from his account

Ky. House speaker says hacker tweeted anti-McConnell remarks from his account

Democratic Speaker Greg Stumbo took to Twitter to distance himself from the criticism directed at the five-term Republican senator from Kentucky.

For those longing for the days of Solyndra, DOE spending $4 billion to make it happen again

For those longing for the days of Solyndra, DOE spending $4 billion to make it happen again

**Written by Doug Powers It was inevitable — like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano, except in this story the swallows use government loans to turn the Mission into a solar company that goes bankrupt, fly back to Goya in first-class and leave taxpayers on the hook for the loss. From Reuters : The U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday unveiled a plan for up to $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy companies to help rejuvenate a program that faced harsh political attacks over past failures of federally subsidized projects. The Obama administration’s draft plan would provide loan guarantees for innovative projects that limit or avoid greenhouse gas …

Amnesty supporter Harry Reid on Cliven Bundy: People can’t violate the law and then walk away from it

Amnesty supporter Harry Reid on Cliven Bundy: People can’t violate the law and then walk away from it

**Written by Doug Powers The Koch brothers have obviously robbed Harry Reid of his sense of self-awareness and shame : Reid tells News4′s Samantha Boatman his take on the so-called cattle battle in southern Las Vegas. “Well, it’s not over. We can’t have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it. So it’s not over

Deer meet headlights: Half dozen people on ‘Morning Joe’ try to cite Hillary’s achievement

Deer meet headlights: Half dozen people on ‘Morning Joe’ try to cite Hillary’s achievement

**Written by Doug Powers The mainstream media aren’t coming up empty trying to name Hillary Clinton accomplishments because they’re trying to make her look bad, but rather they’re practicing for 2016. By then they hope they’ll have come up with some salable BS. Right now they’re still practicing, with hilarious results (video via White House Dossier ): Don’t feel bad guys — Hillary can’t even list any concrete examples of Hillary’s achievements . **Written by Doug Powers Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

President Obama not attending a single fundraiser after Fort Hood memorial

President Obama not attending a single fundraiser after Fort Hood memorial

**Written by Doug Powers There have been many reports that President Obama is attending a Democrat fundraiser right after speaking at a memorial for those killed at Fort Hood. That information isn’t accurate — the president won’t attend a single fundrasier. He’ll attend two fundraisers : His first stop is the base near Austin, where Spc. Ivan Lopez, 34, carried out the rampage last week, killing three and wounding 16 before taking his own life. Afterwards, Obama will put on his fundraiser-in…

House panel asks DOJ to consider prosecuting Lois Lerner; Eric Holder expected to reply ‘don’t go there’

House panel asks DOJ to consider prosecuting Lois Lerner; Eric Holder expected to reply ‘don’t go there’

**Written by Doug Powers This just in : A House committee voted Wednesday to formally ask the Justice Department to consider criminal prosecution against ex-IRS official Lois Lerner, the figure at the center of the political targeting scandal. The House Ways and Means Committee voted 23-14 to send the criminal referral. Expect a response from Holder not unlike the reply he gave to Rep. Gohmert yesterday : “You don’t want to go there.” **Written by Doug Powers Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

Aw: Rep. Moran says Congress deserves a raise because they struggle to live on $174,000 a year

Aw: Rep. Moran says Congress deserves a raise because they struggle to live on $174,000 a year

**Written by Doug Powers Before we start, just to set the mood about the personal financial hardship of some members of Congress, click “play” on the appropriate background music: That’s more like it. Tanking an economy and burying future generations in crippling debt and is hard work, and Democrat Rep. Jim Moran thinks it’s time Congress was appreciated for their efforts : Democratic Rep. Jim Moran is taking up the cause of underpaid members of Congress, saying their six-figure salaries are insufficient to cover the…

White House touts Obamacare premium info that chops down enrollment number they celebrated yesterday

White House touts Obamacare premium info that chops down enrollment number they celebrated yesterday

**Written by Doug Powers Earlier this week, the Obama administration took a “victory lap” because they’d supposedly gone over the seven million mark in Obamacare enrollees. Yesterday, Blue Cross said that 80 to 85 percent of people enrolling in an Obamacare plan have paid their premiums. That prompted more White House partying: latest ACA conspriacy theory collapses MT: @sarahkliff BlueCrossBlueShield says …

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