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State of the Union: Candy Crowley’s Crib Sheet for June 20

June 20, 2010 politisite 0

GAME ON After an eight-month hiatus from Sunday Morning talk, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel speaks. Despite all the hefty issues floating through the White House, he remains an aficionado of raw politics. Ratcheting up the political noise over Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-Texas) apology to BP, Emanuel said Barton’s now retracted words were “not a political gaffe… (but) a philosophy.” As close as Democrats try to tie all […]

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PR Disaster: White House Criticizes BP CEO Yachting photos while Obama takes weekend off to catch some Links

June 19, 2010 politisite 0

The Mainstream media shows it’s bias once again. In an interview with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on ABC program, “This Week” Emanuel tells BP CEO Tony Hayward: Stay out of PR as pictures arise of him in a Yacht race just a day after he was relieved from the Oil Spill response. Comparatively, The POTUS, who said he would not rest until the oil spill was contained, is catching some Links with little criticism from the Media

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Obama to OK offshore drilling

March 30, 2010 politisite 0

The Obama administration is expected to announce by Wednesday its updated plan for oil and natural gas drilling in U.S. waters, including whether to allow exploration for the first time along the U.S. East Coast. The plan could pave the way for a significant new domestic source of energy, helping to reduce U.S. dependence on oil imports and boost supplies of natural gas used to displace coal in power plants […]

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What is the Bloody Bloom Box Fuss all about? We’ll tell you

February 22, 2010 politisite 0

In the world of energy, the Holy Grail is a power source that’s inexpensive and clean, with no emissions. Well over 100 start-ups in Silicon Valley are working on it, and one of them, Bloom Energy, is about to make public its invention: a little power plant-in-a-box they want to put literally in your backyard. You’ll generate your own electricity with the box and it’ll be wireless. The idea is […]

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Obama slams environMENTALists approves two nuclear reactors

February 15, 2010 politisite 0

President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday plans for the government to help finance the construction of two nuclear reactors — the first in nearly 30 years, a top US official said. Obama, who has advocated reducing foreign energy dependency and cutting back on greenhouse gases, will use a 2005 law that authorizes the Energy Department to guarantee loans to projects that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Obama “has long […]