One of the world’s great companies has just provided us evidence of the extent to which political maneuvering can influence an American company. The last time Apple was occupying the front page of any news vehicle, it was defending itself against Carl Levin’s (D-MI) Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. With wide-grinning sidekick John McCain at his… Read more »
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Barack Obama promised his administration set a new standard in transparency: I will also hold myself as president to a new standard of openness …. Let me say it as simply as I can: Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency. Obama even issued a memo My Administration is… Read more »
The EPA thinks it’s worth spending billions of dollars each year to reduce already minuscule amounts of mercury in the outside air. So why is it trying to shove mercury-laced fluorescent bulbs into everyone’s homes?
When the EPA announced its new air pollution rules this week — designed to reduce power plant emissions of mercury and other to gases — Administrator Lisa Jackson blogged that:
Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: “I think it’s really important to know that President Obama was a job creator from day one. Now, was the ditch that we were in so deep that when you’re talking to people and they still don’t have a job, that that’s any consolation to them? No. But I’ll tell you this, if President Obama and the House congressional Democrats had not acted, we would be at 15 percent unemployment. Again, no consolation to those without a job, but an important point to make.”
So you thought the economy was bad before? You ain’t seen nothin’.
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unveiled the Obama policy for businesses in the US: