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Carol Browner, the former Clinton official whom President Obama tapped to help enact a cap-and-trade approach to global warming, will soon step down from her post as coordinator for energy and climate change policy, according to media reports.
The Federal Reserve plans to take $1 trillion or so from one pocket to pay off the debts in its other pocket, thus devaluing the few dollars I have left. This after tax-challenged Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner Jr. told us our debt would never be monetized. Obama adviser Carol M. Browner said something like "Oops, sorry" after tweaking the report from experts looking into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, putting more Americans out of work and helping our "friends" who sell us oil.
Gulf Coast residents have plenty of reasons to be furious at the Obama administration's ham-handed, job-killing responses to last spring's BP oil spill. A new report by the Interior Department's inspector general further roils the waters.
Gulf State lawmakers are accusing the Obama administration of putting politics above science after a government watchdog said Interior Department officials misled the public by altering a report to suggest that a group of outside scientists supported a blanket ban on deepwater drilling.
If California's Republican Rep. Darrell Issa plans on investigating the Obama administration, he needs to read and digest M. Stanton Evans' gripping book "Blacklisted by History: The True Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies" (Crown Forum, 2007).
Just who are the Republicans against environmental protection? That's the intriguing question posed by the activist group that calls itself Republicans for Environmental Protection (REP).
Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:
Senate Democrats on Thursday admitted defeat in their drive to pass an ambitious global-warming bill this year that caps greenhouse gases, abandoning a priority of President Obama's.
The federal government Monday allowed BP to keep the cap shut tight on its busted Gulf of Mexico oil well for another day despite a seep in the sea floor after the company promised to watch closely for signs of new leaks underground, settling for the moment a rift between BP and the government.
The populations of nearly two dozen common American birds — the fence-sitting meadowlark, the frenetic Rufous hummingbird and the whippoorwill with its haunting call — are half what they were 40 years ago, a new analysis by the National Audubon Society has found.
Obama adviser Carol M. Browner said something like "Oops, sorry" after tweaking the report from experts looking into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, putting more Americans out of work and helping our "friends" who sell us oil.
"What the experts were providing was their expert advice but not the policy decisions that were obviously under the purview of the secretary of the interior," she told reporters at a June press briefing.