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Bill Gates is Hopeful Innovation Will Thrive Under Trump Administration

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:45pm 12/13/2016 at 6:45pm
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Mega gazillionaire, tech innovator, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates sat down for lengthy interview with CNBC Tuesday.

The majority of the interview focused on Gates’ latest clean energy initiatives — all privately funded through his private investment fund, stocked with fellow gazillionaire innovators.

“I think this administration likes a good deal,”...

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Trump Chooses Rick Perry for Energy Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 11:30am 12/13/2016 at 11:30am

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry as his Secretary of Energy.

Perry served as agriculture commissioner in Texas before he became governor in 2000. His term ended in 2015. He ran for president in 2012 and 2016.

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Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL (VIDEO)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/5/2016 at 5:30pm
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The Obama administration has decided to halt work on the pipeline that allegedly would have run through Native American territory:

The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil...

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Army Corps of Engineers to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/27/2016 at 2:30pm
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The Dakota Access Pipeline is a nearly 1,200-mile-long underground oil pipeline project that begins in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota and ends at the oil tank farm near Patoka, Illinois. The pipeline is being built to allow crude oil to reach refining markets in a more direct, cost-effective, safer...

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Obama Delivers On Vow To “Bankrupt” Coal Industry

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 5, 2016 at 6:28pm 9/5/2016 at 6:28pm
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Via ZeroHedge

Turns out politicians do occasionally keep their promises. For example, in 2008 Obama vowed to “bankrupt” the coal industry by imposing massive fines on greenhouse gas emissions. Obama made the following comment to the San Francisco Chronicle in 2008:

“So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can;...

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Turkey, Israel Will Normalize Ties

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/26/2016 at 5:00pm

No, it’s not April 1. Israel and the Turkish government, led by anti-Semitic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have agreed to normalize relations after “six years of animosity” due to the 2010 Mavi Marmara ship.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will formally announce the deal on Monday at 1PM local time (6AM ET).

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World’s Largest Solar Plant Sets Itself On Fire

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 4:30pm 5/21/2016 at 4:30pm
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The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the world’s largest solar plant, has had its share of troubles, including reports that it was scorching birds that flew over it, that it wasn’t producing the energy it was projected to produce, and that it was in dire financial difficulty.  This week may well...

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Israel Introduces Sea-Based Iron Dome

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/18/2016 at 4:00pm

Israel has debuted a sea version of their successful Iron Dome to provide more protection from Hamas and Hezbollah.

The sea Iron Dome will also protect the natural gas fields off the coast of Israel. The...

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Friends Received Money From Clinton Charity

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7:25pm 5/12/2016 at 7:25pm

The Wall Street Journal reported that the Clinton Global Initiative provided $2 million to a for-profit company partially owned by close friends of the family.

Scott Kleeb, who “twice ran for Congress” as a Democrat, founded Energy Pioneer Solutions in 2009. A document showed o...

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Major American Coal Firms File For Bankruptcy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 8:30am 5/4/2016 at 8:30am

In 2008, the only war that presidential candidate Obama embraced was the one on the American coal industry.

So, if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can — it’s just that it will bankrupt them, because they are going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas...

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The Lights Go Out on Another of Obama’s Green Energy Companies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 1, 2016 at 10:00am 4/1/2016 at 10:00am

When his second term comes to its inevitable conclusion, the final list of President Obama’s policy failures will be ponderous.

And few items on this list will place higher than his “Green Energy Initiatives.”

One of his gandest schemes involved backing Solyndra LLC, a solar-panel maker. Presidential aides pressured White House budget officials...

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Hillary: We’re Going to Put a Lot of Coal Miners Out of Business

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 10:00am 3/15/2016 at 10:00am

Hillary Clinton is apparently planning to continue President Obama’s war on coal if elected. She said as much at a CNN town hall event on Sunday night.

The Daily Wire reports:

Hillary Pledges To Put Coal Miners Out Of Business

Promising to kill the coal industry and its jobs via regulation and taxation if...

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SCOTUS Stops Obama’s Clean Power Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:15pm 2/10/2016 at 6:15pm

Yet another Obama administration initiative was halted by the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The Clean Power Plan (CPP) was a far-reaching effort by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to control greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants under the Clean Air Act (CAA). If implemented, the CPP would have closed hundreds...

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Hundreds of Californians clamoring to join “Big Oil”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 23, 2015 at 10:00am 11/23/2015 at 10:00am

This week California’s State Treasurer Johnny Chiang announced that the Golden State’s finances are completely tarnished:

State Treasurer John Chiang unveiled a new open data website today, providing important details about $1.5 trillion in debt issued by state and local government entities as part of his ongoing efforts to promote transparency in...

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Report: U.S. Vulnerable to Catastrophic EMP Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 10:30am 11/7/2015 at 10:30am

A new report suggests the United States power grid is vulnerable to an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) attack and that should scare the hell out of you.

When it comes to the cost of American lives, an attack like this would make 9/11 look small. If a large portion of the United States...

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Twenty-four States Sue Obama Over Coal Plant Emissions Rule

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 2:30pm 10/24/2015 at 2:30pm

Back in 2008, Obama suggested that it would be necessary to bankrupt the coal industry in his efforts to establish “green” energy alternatives—he wanted to “take coal off the table as an ideological matter.”

Here’s the clip:

The Daily Caller has a partial transcript of the above interview:

In 2008, Obama said his energy...

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Jerry Brown’s CA Climate Change Plans Derailed!

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 7:00am 9/12/2015 at 7:00am

Two pieces of green-energy legislation have been derailed by the California legislature, much to Governor Jerry Brown’s consternation.

Senate Bill 350, which would have given one of the most draconian state agencies in the nation epic powers...

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