Posts Tagged ‘oil’

Udall hiding donor money

Mark Udall has a reason for his single issue senatorial campaign. His purse strings are tied tightly to one of the country’s richest hypocrites, billionaire truth twister Tom Steyer.  Steyer is one of the most prolific fundraisers and financial backers of Barrack Obama and the Common Core school curriculum program. A program under which the [...]

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Ignorance is bliss- Stupid is expensive

by Craig Masters It may be time to admit stupid people are not only irritating, but they are becoming too expensive to tip-toe around so we don’t hurt their feelings. The time has come to recognize that being tolerant of programs and practices born of stupidity or ignorance is simply too expensive for the world [...]

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Renewable energy, oil, taxes and – huh!

by Craig Masters The coming campaigns are beginning to take shape.  As I watch the ads on television I have become confused over the basic motivation for some and the whole concept of others. Thinking I might not be the only one, I thought some of the best informed readers in the world might be [...]

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More deaths are coming as Democrats and Cartels spend for power.

Craig Masters Imagine you are walking along in your neighborhood with your young child. Maybe you are on your way home from a day at kindergarten. Your conversation is mostly one-sided as you listen to the excitement of the new ideas learned in class that day and for what will come tomorrow. Suddenly you are [...]

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Congress challenges EPA over wind power “free pass to kill eagles”

By Jack Minor –   House Republicans are seeking information on whether the Obama administration is once again choosing which laws to enforce or not by granting what are essentially waivers to wind energy farms to kill eagles while fining oil and gas companies for similar deaths.   Forbes reported that on March 11, a [...]

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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, it was nevertheless one of the largest crowds I have seen attend a “truth about [...]

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Weld commissioners listen to residents, put 51st state issue on ballot

Striking a defiant tone against critics who have called them foolish, crybabies and other names, Weld County commissioners in Colorado voted unanimously to let the state’s residents vote on whether to pursue the idea of becoming the 51st state.   “The concerns of rural Coloradans have been ignored for years,” Bill Garcia, chairman of the [...]

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The “F-bomb” hit U$ again

by Craig Masters With the Constitution relegated to no more than a footnote in today’s ‘common core’ curriculum textbooks, it might seem out of date to mention another specific example of the Obama administration czars trampling all over our budgets from their perch high above what used to be the law. However, for the sake [...]

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Conservationists, oil and gas officials come together on safety concerns

Greeley Tribune — The us-versus-them debate is over, and it’s time to deliver a new message to an ever-skeptical public about the safety of oil and gas drilling in Colorado, officials said Wednesday at the Rocky Mountain Energy Forum. “It’s dead, it’s unproductive, its boring, it’s lazy, it’s over,” said Tisha Schuller, president and CEO [...]

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U.S. poised to Increase Energy Exports

by Craig Masters Middle East energy market analysts have reviewed several major reports of world energy watchers and their predictions are being reported – but not yet by the Obama administration. According to reports distributed in the Middle East and Europe by Agence Global, the shale gas industry is about to change the alignment of [...]

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Fracking critics driving up home heating costs state regulator says

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan)  — Colorado’s chief oil and gas regulator said critics of fracking and public officials trying to regulate the energy industry are working hard to drive up the cost of home heating and cooling. When residents “storm city hall and demand you protect their health, safety and welfare armed with misinformation,” they fail [...]

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2013 Mazda 3 Grand Touring Sedan

Japanese manufacturer Mazda Motor Corporation has been around since 1920 and has been selling vehicles in the United States since 1970.  They are noted for having sold Wankel-rotary powered cars all over the world, a design that suffered a setback during the 1973 oil crisis.  It remains an option for sports car enthusiasts with its [...]

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Why Applaud Hollowness?

by Michael McCune –   Did you watch the State of the Union address? I didn’t. Instead I removed all the emotion of the moment and got a printed transcript of the speech the next day.   I do not think anyone would be surprised to learn that President Obama delivered nothing new in his [...]

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Ouch! President’s supporters admit Romney clear victor in debate

by Jack Minor –   While the Obama campaign said they were “pleased” with Obama’s performance during Wednesday’s presidential debate in Denver, media outlets and political pundits on both the left and right agreed that Mitt Romney was the clear victor.   Obama spokesperson Stephanie Cutter appeared to place the blame for his dismal performance [...]

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Weakening Oil Prices Demand Government Action

by Mike McCune –   World governments have not learned their lessons from 20th Century history. It is inevitable they will generate a conflict with “global implications” somewhere soon. The price of oil demands it.   Oil continues to fall on world markets, a sure sign of the depths of the slowdown in the global [...]

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Romney rips Obama energy policies, avoids social issues

by Jack Minor –   During a campaign stop in Ft. Lupton, the presumptive nominee, Gov. Mitt Romney launched into a series of attacks against Obama’s energy policies while noticeably avoiding any mention of social issues such as abortion or same-sex marriage. The event was held at an oil well site operated by K.P. Kaufman [...]

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Debt-free Weld gets $52 million check from Anadarko

WELD COUNTY, CO – On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, Weld County Treasurer John Lefebvre and the Weld County Board of Commissioners recognized more than $52 million in tax payments from one of Weld County’s largest single property tax payers. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation presented a $52 million check representing the company’s 2011 ad valorem taxes to [...]

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Conway clarifies “no man camp” remarks

by Jack Minor – Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway said previous comments by the media attributing him as saying the county would never allow man camps was a misunderstanding of what he was trying to say. “What I told the media was that Weld County’s code, as currently written, does not allow man camps,” Conway [...]

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Obama has chosen Hugo Chavez over Canada

by Craig Masters Even the EPA has approved the Pipeline. Another installment in the ongoing debate over the Keystone XL pipeline is scheduled for Thursday, March 5. Arguing against the pipeline will be Bill McKibben, an activist and environmentalist instrumental in organizing protests against global warming and the development of the Tar Sands Oils reserves. [...]

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The Rant: America’s Pump Price Pain Is Pure Fed Folly

by Mike McCune –   The top headline in today’s local paper recently read “Who’s To Blame For Gas Prices?–The More We Pay At The Pump, The More We Want To Know Who Is Responsible.” There were pictures of President Obama, the street sign for Wall Street, an oil refinery and Capitol Hill accompanying the twsiting [...]

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The Rant: Slowing Economy Faces Major Obstacles

by Mike McCune – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke remarked on the U.S. unemployment rate early Monday to the National Association for Business Economics. He noted the economy must grow much more quickly than is its current pace to make any dent in the percent of unemployed individuals in the U.S.   Bernanke’s remarks, closely followed by [...]

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Obama begins Energy tour

by Craig Masters While Obama stumps near Boulder City, Nevada, in support of another solar energy company, taxpayers are learning more disturbing details about their losses in another Department of Energy backed solar panel manufacturer, First Solar of Arizona. USA Today covered the President’s first day of a four day tour to highlight his successes [...]

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Private Oil upsets Obama energy plan

By Craig Masters Washington Post today reports that gasoline prices have now exceeded $4.00 per gallon in at least four states. Prices at the pump are expected to continue to rise. But while President Obama is publicly blaming mid-east tensions, big-oil price gouging, and economic factors he inherited from George Bush, his Energy Secretary Steven [...]

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Propaganda film shown in local schools

by Craig Masters Aljazeera, a leading Arab news source, has now reported on the Invisible Children film allegedly about a notorious African war lord, Joseph Kony. The film has been shown in local schools as if it were a current events documentary. But nothing in the film should be taken as factual except, perhaps, some [...]

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House Committee set to investigate misinformation released by EPA

by Craig Masters A media release by the energy industry association, Western Energy Alliance, includes information about testimony to be given today before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Energy & Environment. According to the hearing schedule, on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and [...]

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Yen-Yuan, when Keystone hangs in the balance, what’s in a name?

by Craig Masters On January 17, the Greeley Gazette posted an article authored by Craig Masters recapping town-hall style meetings held in the area by U.S. Congressman, Cory Gardner. The Keystone XL pipeline was one of the topics the congressman addressed. His position on the Energy and Commerce Committee gave the audiences a rare opportunity [...]

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Water, Jobs and Oil were topics fielded by U.S. Congressman Gardner in Monday’s town hall meetings.

The congressman noted that January 24, the scheduled date for the State of the Union address, will mark the 1000-day anniversary since the senate passed a federal budget. He explained that the current republican-led House of Representatives has sent several budget proposals to the democratic controlled Senate where each proposed budget has failed to receive [...]

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Fracking, Fluoridation, Birthers – Which to fear?

By Craig Masters On December 8, the EPA issued a report possibly linking the chemicals which might be used by oil companies in the process of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The report was the result of three years of Federally funded studies. With virtually no scientific validation, no direct evidence linking any chemical specifically identified as [...]

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Obama celebrates Hanukkah two weeks early, calls it “good party”

by Matt Lacy – Fighting criticism from conservatives that he is anti-Israel, President Obama showed his support for our ally on Thursday by celebrating Hanukkah two weeks early. While Hanukkah is not one of the prescribed celebrations in the Old Testament, it does have strong meaning for the Jewish people. This year the eight day [...]

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Nigerian Christians show American believers how to pray

by Jack Minor – With the U.S. reportedly poised to send troops into the region, Christians in Nigeria are providing an example of how believers should stand during intense persecution. Last year over 2,000 Christians in the country were murdered by Muslim extremists. While it is often tempting in trials such as this to pray [...]

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Buddy Roemer running on campaign of “equality” of all donors

  by Jack Minor  – While the country focuses on Republican candidates in Iowa, another individual is running for the Republican nomination with a novel approach, limiting all campaign contributions to a $100 donation. Former Louisiana Governor, Buddy Roemer, announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination several weeks ago. Roemer was a four term Democratic [...]

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Feds threatening by coming to his home….”Shut up McCune!”

The elitist Washington economists deserve to be laughed at for their adherence to the Beltway’s continued belief that creating debt is the only way to contain debt. The rest of us have to be laughed at for the continued popular belief Washington can do anything about the economy’s problems. All you have to do is [...]

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China Considers Drilling in Cuban Waters

By Mike Bauman  As crude oil prices continue to rise due to increased demand from emerging economies and decreased supply due to unrest in the Middle East, Americans are feeling the pinch at the pump.  Rules put in place after last year’s infamous BP oil spill, have virtually stopped additional drilling in US waters in the Gulf [...]

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Evans approves 11 new gas oil wells to be drilled under T-Bone Ranch

Dan Hull answers questions regarding 11 new wells to be drilled under T-Bone Ranch Story and photo by Jack Minor  Despite reservations, the Evans city council voted to approve Greeley based Mineral Resources’ Inc. request to drill 11 new wells in the T-Bone Ranch subdivision.  The wells will be located south of T-Bone Ranch between [...]

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Eliminate stress while planning your vacation

by Vanessa Dominguez It’s vacation season and sometimes planning and packing can turn into stress. When you plan ahead, you ensure that all your bases are covered and that you don’t end up buying items for double the cost when you arrive. First, call your airline and find out items that are not allowed on [...]

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