Energy

When a new energy revolution makes the Russians nervous

Monica Crowley, Washington Times

Unlike in the United States and West where the left has made fossil fuels a dirty word, in Azerbaijan they are a point of pride because they are helping to lift a nation out of crushing socialist poverty and into economic prosperity. Given Turkey’s regressive shift to authoritarianism and Islamism, Azerbaijan is well-positioned to supplant it as the leading secular Muslim-majority nation. This locus of the new Silk Road seems tailor-made for that leadership role — and more than ready for it.

Why Should Trump Pick A Fight With Putin Over The Failures Of Obama, Clapper, Strzok and Brennan?

Never in the annals of Washington DC’s history have three bureaucrats been so anxious to shout their failures from every rooftop. But that’s exactly what Strzok, Clapper, and especially Brennan have been doing by blasting Trump for not picking a fight with Putin over their failure to stop Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Trump – Putin Summit Craziness

What Democrats, Trump critics like Senator John McCain, and Witch Hunters like Robert Mueller wanted President Trump to do would jeopardize the lives and safety of American military and intelligence officers around the world and make international relations infinitely more complex and difficult.

Trump Rolls Back Another Obama Job Killer

President Trump's action ordering the Attorney General to settle the lawsuits pending over Obama's Clean Energy plan opens the possibility that the Attorney General could enter consent agreements with the states, trade associations, rural electric co-ops and labor unions that would put his pro-growth energy policies into a legal framework that would be difficult if not impossible for a future president or Congress to unwind.

Report: Obama To Release $34 Billion In New Regs. After Mid-Terms

Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

In 2012, the Obama admin. was heavily criticized for delaying major regulations until after the presidential election.

House to Focus on IRS Targeting, Senate Takes on Keystone

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

The House this week will vote on whether to hold a former top IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, while Senate lawmakers will grapple with legislation that would green light construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.

Repubs to Make Summer Energy Push

Andrew Restuccia, Politico

House Repubs are gearing up for a summertime floor debate on oil and natural gas drilling.