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Notice GOP’s Silence On Oil Lately? Obama Did The Unthinkable: Cheap Gas AND Renewable Energy

Notice GOP’s Silence On Oil Lately? Obama Did The Unthinkable: Cheap Gas AND Renewable Energy

There is a reason conservatives have gotten awfully quiet about Obama’s energy policy lately. It’s working.

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Wall Street Banks Are Activists’ New Weapon To Stop Mountaintop Removal In Its Tracks

Photo by Lou Gold, under Creative Commons licensing.

At last, a new day is dawning in Appalachia.

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The Terrifying Future Of Republican America Revealed In 27 Photos

What's worse? Pollution in China and Pollution in the US? Photo: Composite with Disaster Girl meme and Oill sullage tank explosion (cc 2011 Moshi Anahory via Wikimedia Commons).

The future of Republican America is terrifying, and we’ve got the photos to prove it.

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State Regulators Told To Ignore GOP Lawmaker’s Disgusting, Unlicensed And Illegal Hog Farm (VIDEO)

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Rotting pig carcasses and illegal waste dumping are just a few of the issues that were found on Republican Andy Holt’s illegal hog farm. Emails show inspectors who were made aware of the public health hazards, were told not to take action.

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More Than 1,000 People Evacuated, State Of Emergency Declared After Oil Train Derails In WV (VIDEOS)

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At least one of the cars careened into the Kanawha River, while others spilled oil into the river, which supplies drinking water to the surrounding communities. Local media reports the river is also on fire.

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GOP Climate Deniers In Trouble: New Poll Finds More Republican Voters Want To Fight Climate Change

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Climate-denying politicians may find themselves in trouble as more Republican voters want us to take action against man-made climate change.

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Pope Francis To Big Oil And Others: God Says Go Frack Yourself And Stop Destroying The World (VIDEO)

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This past week, the Pope has let the world know his views on climate change, climate deniers, deforestation and man’s abuse of nature.

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A Cheesy Love Story With A Shocking Ending Shows What Really Goes Into Doritos (VIDEO)

A bag of Doritos. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Something tells me this is one ad that won’t be playing during the Super Bowl.

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You Won’t Believe The Appalling Amount We Spend On Social Security (INFOGRAPHIC)

You won't believe the appalling amount of money we spend on Social Security... oh, wait a minute... Image by Elisabeth Parker.

This simple pie chart shows our Social Security budget is NOT sustainable.

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Native Americans Put GOP On Notice: Keystone Pipeline Is ‘An Act Of War Against Our People’ (VIDEO)

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Native Americans send a New Year’s message to the GOP: Passing the Keystone Pipeline is a “death warrant to our environment” and would “be an act of war against our people.” The president of the Sioux tribes tells Congress why and what they intend to do to stop them.

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President Obama To GOP: ‘Responsibly Govern Or Be Prepared For Me To Use My Veto Pen’ (VIDEO)

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President Obama pulled no punches when addressing his intentions on defending health care, the environment, clean air and clean water.

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Pope Francis To Issue An Edict On Climate Change Sure To Rile Republicans

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Catholics like Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, John Boehner and Rick Santorum can either respect their faith and change their views… or spit in the face of Papal infallibility and continue their anti-science crusade against climate change.

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Shell Is About To Unleash A Monster Such As The World Has Never Seen (VIDEO)

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Shell’s floating nightmare will hold enough liquid natural gas to fill 175 Olympic size swimming pools.

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Bill Nye, Other Scientists Slam Media For Pretending Climate Change Deniers Are Just ‘Skeptics’

Bill Nye, Other Scientists Slam Media For Pretending Climate Change Deniers Are Just ‘Skeptics’

The problem is obvious: these are not “skeptics,” they are full-blown deniers of the existence of human-caused climate change.

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WTF Is Wrong With Michigan? Legislature Redefines ‘Clean Energy’ To Mean Burning Tires

WTF Is Wrong With Michigan? Legislature Redefines ‘Clean Energy’ To Mean Burning Tires

Oh, the smell of burnt tires in the morning…

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The Hummer Is Back: Why Low Gas Prices Are A Total Bummer!

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Low Gas Prices & Climate Change “is like putting a Big Mac in front of people who need to diet… some people will wait until their first heart attack… if we do that at a planetary scale it will be pretty traumatic.”

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GOP Hell-bent On Rolling Back Carbon Emissions Regulations

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Environmental protection is one of the top things Republicans want to dismantle in 2015.

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If Environmentalists Were More Like Crazy Sports Fans (Video)

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What would happen if we cared about the environment the way we do about sports? Watch this hilarious two-minute video and find out.

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Right Wing Nut Deeply Offended By “Really Dumb” Native American Proverb (VIDEO)

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One thing Whittle doesn’t mention is how he intends to buy this magical food, which exists without animals, water or oxygen, after he’s lost the ability to breathe.

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Republican Congressman: ‘I Am A Scientist’ And There’s No Proof That Humans Affect Climate Change (VIDEO)

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Since 2010, Benishek has received $125,000 in support from the oil and gas industries.

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