The dual focus on foreign policy and the financial crisis crowded out any discussion of energy and the environment. Whenever the candidates tried to talk about energy policies, the moderator immediately tried to change the subject.
- Clean Energy
- Climate Change
- Fossil Fuels
- Natural Resources
- Political Spectrum
- Sponsored Post
- Truth or Consequences
So now you know the difference between “tactic” and “strategy.” Choose whichever you feel is necessary—just don’t be confused.
One of the country’s leading energy modelers estimates that foreign-oil dependence cost our economy $750 billion this year, a little more than the daunting price tag of the proposed Wall Street bailout.
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While both presidential hopefuls addressed the morning plenary at the 2008 Clinton Global Initiative in New York on Thursday, only Senator Barack Obama couched his remarks in terms of the CGI theme: making specific commitments.
After announcing yesterday that he would be suspending his campaign to work on the ongoing economic crisis, many in the room at the morning plenary session of the 2008 Clinton Global Initiative on Thursday were surprised to hear Senator John McCain basically give a version of the stump speech he’s been giving over the last several months.
Gore said for the carbon lobby to be trying to convince their stockholders that renewable energy is risky business and that climate change is a hoax, they are purporting a type of stock fraud that should be addressed by attorneys general across the country.
If you live in Alaska for one year, you can expect a check. Thanks to Sarah Palin, this year’s check will be increased by $1200. Each resident receives $3,200; that’s $22,400 for Palin’s family of seven. How did she do it?
While at a campaign stop in Maumee, OH, Democratic vice-presidential hopeful Sen. Joe Biden said there should be no new coal plants in the United States, clean or otherwise. Biden also stressed the need to get China on board. Watch for yourself: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/7rXyTRT-NZg&hl=en&fs=1]
In a recent television ad released by the McCain campaign, the Senator picks up on the critical issues of energy and the economy. But the League of Conservation Voters isn’t buying it.
Palin’s record is already dirty enough to warrant a trip to the free clinic, and that’s just as Governor! What is she capable of if elected as VP?
If the McCains need to travel anywhere, they have options. They can drive a Honda, a Volkswagon, a Cadillac…or any other one of the 13 vehicles registered to John and Cindy.
Check out some of the things Palin has had to say about the environment.
The GOP is no stranger to having a token VP – ahem…Dan Quayle! But with McCain having one foot in the grave, Palin’s political stance matters more than those prior.
The Republican Party wants to make oil the critical issue in the 2008 election. But the misdirected focus will be a fatal flaw for the Republicans if they stick to the “oil or nothing” strategy.