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Another Obama Administration Flip-Flop

 

Energy Secretary Steven Chu - We need to raise....I mean...lower gas prices!

 

So far I haven’t seen much in the way of President Obama and his Administration keeping many campaign promises that were made during the last election. This is now holding true with their goal of raising gas prices to force us all to drive ecotardmobiles.

We now have that coming back to bite them in the behind. If you remember, Energy Secretary Steven Chu called for higher gas prices during the election. From a Wall Street Journal article on December 12, 2008 we get this bit of ecotardness…….

In a sign of one major internal difference, Mr. Chu has called for gradually ramping up gasoline taxes over 15 years to coax consumers into buying more-efficient cars and living in neighborhoods closer to work.

“Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe,” Mr. Chu, who directs the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal in September.

So, now that gas prices have ‘ramped’ up to over $4.00 per gallon in some places like California and Hawaii, in less than 1 year, we have a different story.

Now that people are screaming, it’s becoming a threat to national security, it’s threatening to destabilize the economy again and ticking off voters, we suddenly get an about-face from Mr. Chu about what his job description is per an article from Fox News titled “Chu: My Job is to Take the Pain Out of High Gas Prices“…….

Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who in 2008 called for ramping up gas prices to those comparable to Europe in order to coax Americans toward green energy, said that as head of his department, he’s working on “developing methods to take the pain out of high gas prices.”

Well, promise or threat, it’s yet another Obama Administration faux pas to go from wanting to jack up gas prices to wanting to lower them. Meanwhile, our President is in Brazil today telling the Brazilians they can drill off-shore in the Gulf of Mexico while the EPA continues to try to hogtie our oil companies so they cannot drill there. I guess ‘drill baby drill” only applies to foreign oil companies that George Soros has $811 million invested in.

Remember, this is the same President who said during his campaign stated……

The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.

As Commander-in-Chief, the President does have a duty to protect and defend the United States. In instances of self-defense, the President would be within his constitutional authority to act before advising Congress or seeking its consent.

…..yet continues on in Afghanistan and Iraq and now starts a war with Libya while leaving the border between the United States and Mexico in a very porous state in spite of stating “the President does have a duty to protect and defend the United States.”

This is also the same President who with the help of Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi pushed through Obamacare and then turned around and so far has exempted over 1,000 entities from participating in Obamacare, the bill we had to read after it was passed.

Can we get some consistency please? The flip-flopping in the Obama White House is amazing and it’s making me dizzy.

Source: Fox News

 

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British Green Movement Backed Murderous Libyan Regime

I'm so green I kill my own people to reduce world population and save us from global warming!

By: John O’Sullivan

UPDATE: Head of LSE quits over Gadaffi scandle.

LSE director Howard Davies resigns after fresh allegations over links to Libyan regime as PR firm admits errors over lobbying

New evidence raises growing concerns that environmentalism is the sinister tool of fascist politics. Revelations from a crumbling Libyan dictatorship show an enforced green agenda propped up by a discredited UK establishment.

Latest news highlighted by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (March 3, 2011) strengthens claims by global warming skeptics that not only are extreme political radicals controlling the green movement but that there exists an increasing popular rising against this sinister trend.

What will come as a shock to most citizens not fully engaged in the long running climate debate is that there has been a new twist in the controversy revealing a dark and dangerous undertone to the once innocent and non-political green movement. No longer are the rank and file of the environmentalist movement comprised of animal-loving, kind natured innocents that we remember from our childhood. No, quite the contrary as the misguided support of zealots such as Britain’s Lord Stern and Prince Charles have backed Libyan ogre, Colonel Gaddafi.

Libyan Evidence Proves Existence of Secret Eco-fascism

The shabby British-Libyan partnership of extremism first became apparent back in 2007. But only now does the BBC finally pay some attention as the madman Libyan dictatorship slaughters his own people in a desperate attempt cling to power. Finally, we get an insight into the relationship between the Gaddafi family and various British institutions and politicians.

At the time Lord Stern trumpeted the Gaddafi plan boasting it, “will show how environmental and cultural objectives can help to build a thriving and sustainable local economy in a crucial part of the world.”

However, not is all as it seems while the BBC are still keeping tight-lipped over the link between Saif Gaddafi, London School of Economics Professor David Held and Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband.

Also prominent amongst UK greens praising the crumbling Libyan government is mendacious big mouth Prince Charles who is currently tight-lipped about his favored  “world’s first sustainable region” – now revolting after forty-one years under the evil boot of Colonel Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam.

Despite local Libyan people long opposing Gaddafi’s plan it was enforced on them with the connivance and support of UNESCO, WWF and the Prince of Wales School of Traditional Arts.

Ultra-green London School of Economics in Secret Libyan Cash Deal

But the story gets worse as Greg Hurst and Dominic Kennedy, reporting in the Times (March 3, 2011), reveal that the ultra green London School of Economics (LSE) secured a secret £1 million deal to train hundreds of members of the Libyan dictator’s future green elite.

Hurst and Kennedy explain that LSE’s underhanded dealings with the Gaddafi regime were revealed after whistleblowing website WikiLeaks uncovered secret diplomatic cables.

The Times reports:

“The NEDB [Libyan National Economic Development Board] is co-operating with the UK Government and the London School of Economics (Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi’s alma mater), among other UK institutions, on an exchange programme to send 400 ‘future leaders’ of Libya for leadership and management training. Eventually, [an official of NEDB] explained, 250 additional Libyan ‘future leaders’ would also be trained in Libya.”

LSE staff are financed by Gaddafi money and recently argued that Libya was less likely to have a revolution because it had “more pronounced tribalism” giving Libyans a fair stake in society.

An embarrassed LSE has tried to pass off the despicable collaboration as a “purely education endeavour”. This nonsensical statement is hardly surprising  being that Lord Giddens, the former LSE director, regards Gaddafi as “impressive” and “genuinely popular.”

Although evidence is yet to be uncovered that proves their claim some skeptics insist Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi’s PhD from the LSE was bought as part of the disreputable deal.

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