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  • We Need a Pond Scum Czar

    02/24/2012 1:58:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies · 2+ views
    Rush ^ | February 24, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Folks, did you know that pond scum, algae, pond scum is now the new source of energy in this country? We were on the air yesterday, Obama was down in Coral Gables making a speech, I told you if we had anything memorable from that we'd play it today and we do. We've got about nine or ten sound bites on gas prices alone, including some things Obama said about algae, pond scum. Now, this needs a czar. We need a pond scum czar, and that means we need somebody slimy. I think Obama could probably find...
  • Obama's Energy Plan -- Algae

    02/24/2012 7:44:48 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies
    Obama's Energy Plan -- Algae By Susan Jones February 24, 2012 ( - "The American people aren't stupid," President Obama said on Thursday -- as he insisted that drilling for more oil on U.S. territory is "not a strategy to solve our energy challenge." The president's solution? Algae, for one. There are no quick fixes to the nation's eneergy problem, the president said, dismissing Republican calls for more drilling as a "bumper sticker." "We’re making new investments in the development of gasoline and diesel and jet fuel that’s actually made from a plant-like substance -- algae," the president said at...
  • Obama: Use 'algae' as substitute for oil

    02/23/2012 12:39:19 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 79 replies ^ | Feb. 23, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama admitted today that he does not have a "silver bullet" solution for skyrocketing gas prices, but he proposed alternative energy sources such as "a plant-like substance, algae" as a way of cutting dependence on oil by 17 percent. "We’re making new investments in the development of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel that’s actually made from a plant-like substance, algae -- you've got a bunch of algae out here," Obama said at the University of Miami today. "If we can figure out how to make energy out of that, we'll be doing alright. Believe it or not, we could...
  • Obama Defends His Energy Policy in Florida Speech, After Coming Under Attack for High Gas Prices

    02/23/2012 7:55:28 PM PST · by justiceseeker93 · 32 replies
    Yahoo via The Ticket ^ | Feb. 23, 2012 | Olivier Knox
    In a blistering election year attack on his political foes, President Barack Obama charged Thursday that Republicans are "licking their chops" over painfully high gas prices that threaten the fragile economic recovery. "Only in politics do people root for bad news and they greet bad news so enthusiastically," he said in a combative speech at the University of Miami. "You pay more, and they're licking their chops." The defiant rhetoric came after days in which the White House has worked to get off the defensive over high gasoline prices, insisting that Obama has done everything he can to bring those...
  • Obama To Address Gas Prices, Pitch Energy Policy

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is confronting Americans' anxiety over rising gasoline prices by drawing attention to his energy policies and taking credit for rising oil and gas production, a greater mix of energy sources and decreased consumption. Obama is heading to Florida on Thursday to promote an energy strategy that the administration says will reduce dependence on foreign oil in the long term. But Obama's pitch will also have a subtext: that the federal government can do little to halt the current rise in gasoline prices. Obama will speak at the University of Miami and tour the school's Industrial...
  • President Obama to address soaring gas prices in Florida speech

    02/21/2012 6:56:02 PM PST · by Nachum · 57 replies
    fox ^ | 2/21/12 | NewsCore
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will deliver a speech on energy and rising gas prices Thursday at the University of Miami, FOX News Channel reported. White House officials told FOX the president will lay out an "all of the above" approach to the nation's energy security that he has previously outlined and will tout the fact that domestic oil production has risen on his watch while imports have decreased. Gas prices have continued to climb in recent months, surpassing $4 per gallon in some areas. According to the Automobile Association of America's (AAA) Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the average price...
  • Obama to Talk About Gasoline Prices on Thursday (Obama to talk more lies and excuses)

    02/21/2012 5:54:55 PM PST · by tobyhill · 51 replies · 1+ views
    wall street journal ^ | 2/21/2012 | Carol E. Lee
    President Barack Obama plans to step into the political debate over rising gasoline prices on Thursday, when he kicks off the first of a series of events focused on his energy plans, senior administration officials said. During an event at the University of Miami, Mr. Obama will discuss the steps the country can take to tackle what the White House sees as an annual cycle of spikes in gas prices, the officials said. At the same time, these officials, who briefed reporters Tuesday on the president’s plans, acknowledged that there is almost nothing the president can do in the near...