Category: Earmarks

James Woolsey is an energy advisor for John McCain. In September, 2008 Charlie Gibson interviewed Governor Sarah Palin. Gibson noted that Palin had requested money to study the mating habits of crabs and harbor-seals. This is the type of earmark that McCain has railed against. Palin said the specific requests had come through universities and [...]

November, 11, 2007 - John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about the upcoming OPEC summit, the price of oil and gasoline and what the alternatives are for the future. pp_flashembed( ‘powerpress_player_142′, {src: ‘http://www.drivingthenation.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress_old/FlowPlayerClassic.swf’, width: 320, height: 24, wmode: ‘transparent’ }, {config: { autoPlay: false, autoBuffering: false, initialScale: ‘scale’, showFullScreenButton: false, showMenu: false, videoFile: ‘http://www.drivingthenation.com/video/111107.mp3′, loop: [...]

I would like to thank the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce for the opportunity to address this distinguished audience. When I talk about getting off the dependence of oil on television and radio I am trying to educate my fellow Americans on a timeframe to release itself from the stranglehold of foreign oil, but also the [...]

William C. Ramsay, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA), explains what IEA is and how they influence energy consumption. Ramsay talks about getting off the dependence of gasoline, using diesel, hybrids, nuclear, ethanol, cellulosic ethanol and hydrogen. How will the world meet the world demand of energy?

DOE earmarks Every year you go to work, get paid, do your taxes and send in the money you owe to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). That money is put into a pot (a very big pot), along with every other Americans taxes to run our government and fund our national defense. The money is [...]