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What does AIPAC do now?
Netanyahu has broken with the main Israeli lobby in the U.S. By unequivocally stating his opposition to a two-state solution, Netanyahu as leader of the Israeli government will be in direct ...
oregonj 03/17/2015 69 24 2 -
Socialism for Coal
This is brilliant. Large coal companies, massive railroads such as Burlington Northern owned by Warren Buffett, and a slate of supporting businesses have been trying to come to market with a ...
oregonj 03/10/2015 8 14 - -
"We double - and triple - counted" for George Will
The Koch Brothers are coming after Senator Jeff Merkley in the Oregon election this fall. A petrol-fueled boatload of cash is cruising into Oregon over the next few weeks. Within days of the Koch's ...
oregonj 08/02/2014 12 15 - -
AIPAC in Decline?
AIPAC is now one of the major threats to Israel's security by going all-out political in the US Congress on both: 1. Blanket support for Israeli settlements, and 2. Opposition to negotiations ...
oregonj 01/25/2014 19 13 - -
Keystone: More Exported Oil and......35 Jobs
There are two important conclusions that need to be drawn from the Keystone Pipeline Enivronmental Impact Statement released today: ONE: Keystone is all about finding a way to increase exports of ...
oregonj 03/01/2013 8 4 - -
He knows it; without climate....... UPDATED with reactions.
The one chord that sounded most deeply today in the President's speech was that he gets it. It is the one part of the speech that is "shocking" the CNN and MSNBC commentators. We will respond ...
oregonj 01/21/2013 13 22 - -
Obama needs $1 trillion more in revenue
The House and Senate Republicans who voted for this 'deal', voted for $3.9 trillion more federal debt . The CBO has scored this 'deal', and this is an enormous budget-buster . So the budget ...
oregonj 01/01/2013 52 3 - -
Wyden calls BS on Romney's 2nd Medicare Lie
Don't you just hate it when someone puts words in your mouth? Twice. And what if that person was runnig to be the most powerful person on the planet? Yes, Romney lied about Senator Wyden's ...
oregonj 10/07/2012 12 24 - 168
Wyden, Useful Idiot
This was the headline. This was Krugman's headline on December 17, 2011: Ron Wyden, Useful Idiot And, once again, Krugman was absolutely spot-on . Wyden gives ...
oregonj 08/12/2012 15 10 - 143
Labor-Enviro Solidarity on Keystone XL
This is a beautiful moment in the progressive movement...which seems to be on a roll as of late. This is a day to kick the Republicans while they are down...put big oil in its place...gain ...
oregonj 01/18/2012 2 2 - 16
BS, More BS, Nothing but BS
"We have to have a deal by the time Asian stock markets open." I think we heard that from every Republican on the Sunday Talking Headfest ...
oregonj 07/24/2011 1 - - 9
Every GOP Senator voted for secret campaign dollars; while banks must disclose
THIS IS AN INTERESTING TWIST TO THE OCTOBER SURPRISE: FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES EVERY TRANSACTION OVER $10000 IN NEGOTIABLE MONETARY INSTRUMENTS TO BE REPORTED TO THE IRS ON ...
oregonj 10/14/2010 5 10 - 41
"CONTRACT ON THE MIDDLE CLASS"
It's baaaack..... To be released by Boenhert and company Thursday............ ...
oregonj 09/22/2010 26 28 1 64
Six Senators ask Leahy to Investigate Oil-soaked Federal Judges  
Our quintessential oil-soaked judge, Judge Martin Feldman - New Orleans - ruled against Obama's deepwater drilling moratorium on June 1, 2010.
oregonj 07/16/2010 28 51 1 50
WOW: Bush's Mine Safety Commissioner on Massey Board
To get a sense of how the so-called "regulation" of mine safety works, let's take a peek at the Board of Directors of Massey Energy. As you look at this list, remember that this is the group that ...
oregonj 04/07/2010 11 25 - 101
VIDEO - Epic failed Republican response on health care
IF YOU ASK A REPUBLICAN, WHAT COLOR IS THE SKY, THE ANSWER IS...... TAX CUT IF YOU ASK A REPUBLICAN, HOW DO YOU EXPAND HEALTH CARE COVERAGE, THE ...
oregonj 02/11/2010 22 25 - 40
LIVE : Hearing on Climate Science = Repubs. Look Funny
You have to see this to really appreciate it: The Republicans are trying to discredit the work of every national Institute of ...
oregonj 12/02/2009 5 2 - 70
UPDATED - SwiftHack: Who is Behind the Criminal Campaign to Discredit Climate Scientists?
UPDATE - READ AND RECOMMEND THE ENTIRE SWIFTHACK DIARY HERE . As has ...
oregonj 11/25/2009 22 13 - 138
 Obama aide: "He was turning around an ocean liner"
So said today an unidentified aide to President Obama. In the run-up to the Copenhagen climate conference in early December, the big question is "Will Obama go to the conference?" The ...
oregonj 11/23/2009 33 21 - 116
Teabaggers to Descend Wednesday on Portland to heckle Gore
The AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY, a corporate funded fake grassroots TEABAGGER organization is ...
oregonj 11/17/2009 50 35 - 161
Coal Industry Sinks Deeper in FORGERY Scandal
The SCANDAL is growing deeper every day. For background, watch this startling video that details systematic forgery of letters to ...
oregonj 08/21/2009 5 13 1 36
Are forged NAACP Letters to Congress wire fraud?
As Senator John Kerry documented here last week, a public relations firm was caught red-handed sending fake letters on behalf of of ...
oregonj 08/03/2009 9 5 - 17
"We will destroy the planet as humanity knows it"
Those were the words written today in the Huffington Post by Dr. James Hansen. Jim Hansen ...
oregonj 07/09/2009 84 38 - 38
Throw this Dem Overboard: He is holding the climate bill hostage
It is essential that the United States make progress on climate and energy legislation this year in anticipation of the global agreement that needs to be negotiated this December in Copenhagen, ...
oregonj 06/18/2009 20 30 - 34
"How to Kill Health Care": Great VIDEO on Senate Floor
I am so proud to have Senator Jeff Merkley as my junior Senator from Oregon. He was a fighter in the Legislature here in Oregon. Now he is a scrappy Senator taking on the right-wing noise machine ...
oregonj 06/11/2009 5 8 - 20
Will Carbon Offsets Destroy the Planet's Climate? UPDATED
Originally. so-called carbon offsets were a laudable attempt to pursue greenhouse gas reductions in voluntary markets. Companies and individuals had a 'market' mechanism to begin the path ...
oregonj 05/21/2009 21 7 - 11
George Will is Challenged to a Debate
George Will wrote another absurd, factually-challenged column today in Newsweek . Does [Transportation Secretary Roy LaHood] think 0.01 ...
oregonj 05/19/2009 27 11 - 22
A WEST WING BATTLE: Larry Summers is Undermining Obama Climate Policy
There is an intense behind-the-scenes battle going on in the West Wing of the White House. Sens. John Kerry and Barbara Boxer sent a letter to President Obama today urging him to get ...
oregonj 05/04/2009 16 31 - 18
Congresswoman calls for "arms" as EPA sends up global warming finding
Nearly two years after the Supreme Court's Massachusetts v EPA decision, and after eight years of active deception and ignorance by the Bush Administration, ...
oregonj 03/23/2009 37 43 2 19
Congress crashes the "clean coal" party !
PITY OLD KING COAL........ They have gone out and spent millions of dollars to confuse the public that coal is clean . They ...
oregonj 02/26/2009 7 10 - 3
The Fury Grows: WAPO Must Pay for Will's Lies!
The Washington Post keeps digging themselves deeper into a hole. They are continuing to publish old and rebutted theories in the denial of global warming. WAPO cannot see beyond than defending ...
oregonj 02/24/2009 15 25 - 13
NAILED: George Will Caught Lying Again
When they don't have the facts, they just make stuff up. George Will, one the more serious members of the non-fact-based community, does it again in his scarily-titled "horror ...
oregonj 02/17/2009 13 24 1 18
Earth's Climate Deterioriating Faster Than Worst Case
REUTERS: ACTUAL CLIMATE EFFECTS ARE WORSE THAN IPCC WORST CASE. ...
oregonj 02/16/2009 42 46 1 17
Mr. Obama: come to TN to “see the true face of coal"
TODAY, AN IMPORTANT LETTER WAS SENT BY TENNESSEEANS TO MR. OBAMA INVITING HIM TO WITNESS THE COAL DEVASTATION IN TENNESSEE. During his capmapign, candidate Obama often repeated the ...
oregonj 01/07/2009 6 20 - 28
TN Coal Sludge Catastrophe : Where is the Media? UPDATE
Heavily covered here on Daily Kos, a coal sludge toxic spill three times the size of the Exxon Valdez is receiving ............
oregonj 12/24/2008 29 42 - 29
The Nobel Prize and the "Party of Stupid"
The exciting announcement today that Paul Krugman has won the Nobel Prize for Economics was exciting in its own right. He is a good man. He is a sincere man. He is a consistent voice of ...
oregonj 10/13/2008 3 4 - 2
BIG OIL is McCain's new Keating scandal
Could it be that John McCain, the 'maverick', has been corrupted again? It certainly happened in the Keating Five ...
oregonj 10/06/2008 - 8 - -
Kill this frame: "Palin is an Energy Expert"
Palin is not an energy expert. I am sorry, but having knowledge about drilling for oil and gas in Alaska is not sufficient. Here is an important ...
oregonj 09/04/2008 17 7 1 3
"Aficionados of centralized command-and-control government"
It is true, the Republican platform calls people concerned about the climate crisis: aficionados of centralized command-and-control government I know it may be difficult ...
oregonj 09/02/2008 2 1 - -
Palin's LIE Repeated 4 Times on MTP
On Meet the Press, Maria Bartoromo just repeated Sarah Palin's lie as fact about drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Lie: Drilling will only occupy 2000 ACRES. ...
oregonj 08/31/2008 410 984 27 774
Do NOT repeat: "2 years as Governor"
Sarah Pailin took office on Dec. 4, 2006. That is one year, eight months, and 24 days since she took office. "She has been Governor of the smallest state in the country not even for two years." "...
oregonj 08/29/2008 17 6 - 5
McCain AWOL (and opposed) to votes to end oil dependence
What if there was a bill in the Senate that actually saved 1.5 million barrels of oil per day? What if there was ...
oregonj 08/05/2008 1 3 - -
Republican/Exxon/McCain DRILL DRILL DRILL plan collapsing in real-time
WOW. What a bad day for the drill, drill, drill crowd. COLLAPSE #1 FOR THE REPUBLICAN DRILL, DRILL, DRILL PLAN The party of John McCain and Exxon released the perfect ...
oregonj 07/23/2008 15 17 1 46
Thomas Friedman: Having Passed the Tipping Points
In an auspicious presentation at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Friedman spells out in no uncertain terms the challenges mankind faces in the Energy Climate Era now underway in the 21st century. 1. ...
oregonj 07/17/2008 39 3 - -
National Review: McCain capitulates on Cap & Trade
National Review's Lawrence Kudlow is reporting that McCain has dropped his cap and trade proposal to control global warming pollution .
oregonj 07/10/2008 2 5 - -
Civil Disobedience! Climate heroes chained to a coal-fired utility
New coal-fired power plants present the greatest near-term danger to our climate future - ...
oregonj 07/02/2008 4 7 - 1
Monday WSJ to report WH blocked EPA finding of $2 trillion GW savings
Do you remember last week's press that the White House would not open emails from the EPA? They reported that the EPA ...
oregonj 06/29/2008 28 52 3 16
Dick Cheney in line as McCain's Secretary of Energy?
Over the course of the campaign, John McCain has slowly but steadily transformed from McCain v2000 to McCain v2008. That is,
oregonj 06/23/2008 12 7 1 -
MORE INCOHERENCE: McCain stakes energy future in dirty coal
John McCain has consistently undermined his undeserved "maverick" label in issue after issue over the past 6 months. Countless diaries have documented this on DailyKos. Even the MSM is starting to ...
oregonj 06/17/2008 11 9 1 -
McCain Backflips on Climate Again
Yesterday, McCain completely reversed his position on the leading global warming bill in Congress - the Boxer-Leiberman-Warner bill due for a vote in June. In a press conference late ...
oregonj 05/29/2008 21 8 - 24
Polar Bears: Bush delivers the Arctic to Big Oil
In a cynical act of administrative jujitsu yesterday, Bush and Cheney rewrote the ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT. The Act is now known as the ...
oregonj 05/15/2008 11 11 - 13
Chrysler's Plan to INCREASE Oil Imports
Maybe an American corporation could come up with a plan that would: 1. Increase dependence on foreign oil 2. Support the flow of funds to governments that support terrorist ...
oregonj 05/07/2008 5 3 - -
HRC Strategy to Lose Superdelegates
Wow. HRC took all her momentum from Pennsylvania and... Are they with us or against us when it comes to taking on the oil companies?" Not only has ...
oregonj 05/02/2008 22 9 - -
Bill Clinton: Gas Tax Repeal Proposal "Not Serious"
It is hard to believe, but there was a President Clinton at one time that actually believed in policy over politics. And this reasonableness even extended to the gas tax. Come back with me, over ...
oregonj 04/30/2008 14 18 - 10
When Mountains Cry
As the Earth careens through space, our species stops at nothing to extract fuel from its thin crust. We all know that. Our energy recklessness is creating a growing threat to our ...
oregonj 03/07/2008 4 17 - -
McCain: I Am Withholding Evidence to Protect Republicans
In a bombshell diary Friday night, Dengre exposed McCain's machinations in his rise to be the presumptive nominee of the ...
oregonj 02/28/2008 17 28 2 41
Obama is Isolated on Moratorium on New Coal Plants - UPDATED
As Iowans prepare for Thursday night, every participant in the Democratic caucuses should know that Barack Obama is the ONLY Democratic candidate that does not support a ban on new traditional ...
oregonj 01/02/2008 70 20 - 3
The 41 Most Dangerous People of 2007
Be afraid of these 41 people. Very afraid. Perhaps more than any other individuals on Earth, the following 41 people acted in concert in 2007 to move the Earth's climate closer to catastrophe by ...
oregonj 12/27/2007 3 3 - -
Cheney's impeachment is the best strategy for 2008-9
Until this week, I had thought impeachment would hamper Democrats' ability to move legislation through Congress and hurt their reelection chances. But after the past session of Congress, and ...
oregonj 12/26/2007 31 38 2 9
Australia Ratifies Kyoto: And then there was one.....
It's official as of Monday morning in Australia. The United States now stands isolated, alone, and disgraced among the world community. CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's new Labor ...
oregonj 12/02/2007 9 22 2 10
Deeply Committed to Climate Destruction
Which U.S. company will contribute more to the acceleration of global warming than any other company on Earth? Peabody Coal. Global Warming is the most pressing environmental ...
oregonj 11/27/2007 42 17 1 8
A Message from Canberra
As is splashed across the international wires, Labor delivered the Liberals a devastating defeat in Saturday's Australian national election. And the issue central to that victory? GLOBAL WARMING, ...
oregonj 11/24/2007 4 5 1 -
Rudy Plans to Increase Global Warming Pollution
Rudy Giuliani may be the most dangerous man on the face of the Earth - he is the best positioned candidate to continue the failed Bush/Cheney policy on global warming. How does Rudy hide ...
oregonj 11/21/2007 3 3 - -
Hillary Jumps On Board - All Dems say NO to dangerous coal plants
With Hillary Clinton's speech yesterday introducing her strong Energy and Global Warming Platform , every Democratic candidate at ...
oregonj 11/06/2007 20 13 - -
Why the Fossil Fuel Industry Funds Rudy
On this weekly Tuesday diary until the election, we are keeping track of whether candidates are willing to come out squarely against construction of new coal plants until they are capable of ...
oregonj 10/30/2007 2 3 - 37
No New Coal - 54 weeks to election
This Diary will be published every Tuesday and will continue to track the candidates' positions on a Pledge to eliminate the new construction of old-style pulverized coal plants in the U.S. The ...
oregonj 10/16/2007 4 4 - 31
UPDATE on No New Coal - 55 weeks to election
This every Tuesday Diary will continue to track the candidates' positions on the Pledge to Ban New Unsequestered Coal THE PLEDGE I Support A Ban On New Coal Plants Lacking ...
oregonj 10/09/2007 9 2 - 10
No New Coal Without CO2 Capture - Pledge Week 58
The Climate Crisis is upon us. Layer upon layer of peer-reviewed research, and the day to day reporting of evidence from every corner of the Earth, makes it clear that we needed to have taken ...
oregonj 09/25/2007 6 8 - 17
No New Coal Without CO2 Capture - Pledge Week 58
The Climate Crisis is upon us. Layer upon layer of peer-reviewed research, and the day to day reporting of evidence from every corner of the Earth, makes it clear that we needed to have taken ...
oregonj 09/18/2007 14 17 - 14
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