Gulf Oil Spill

Heat Wave Is No Reason For Alarm

©2012 Susan Stamper Brown

Baby, it’s hot outside. If it wasn’t for the refreshing cold front pushing through parts of the U.S. right now, one might be tempted to think there is something to all that global warming nonsense that conveniently breaks out every time it is warm enough for a climate change alarmist to break out in a sweat. Continue reading

Energy Secretary Chu Should Resign

Copyright 2012 Susan Stamper Brown

President Barack Obama is right. America must pursue an “all-of-the-above” strategy to take control of our energy future. We should build the Keystone Pipeline, drill in Alaska, manufacture energy-efficient vehicles, and call for the resignation of United States Energy Secretary Steven Chu, to name a few. Continue reading

Obama’s Energy Plan: Chevy Volt

Copyright 2011 Susan Stamper Brown

Three years ago, the national average for a gallon of regular grade gasoline was around $1.70. The price climbed to $2.60 in 2009 and $2.80 a year later.  As of November 11, 2011, gas rose to an average of $3.45 per gallon, roughly twice as much as what we were paying in 2008. Continue reading

Gas Prices: Facts Don’t Support Administration’s Claims

Copyright 2011 Susan Stamper Brown

Poor Peggy Joseph.  Overwhelmed by the promise of hope after hearing an Obama campaign speech, Joseph said, “I never thought this day would ever happen. I won’t have worry about putting gas in my car. I won’t have to worry about paying my mortgage. You know, if I help [Obama], he’s gonna [sic] help me.”  Peggy kept her part of the bargain, but looking at food and gas prices lately, the day Peggy never thought would happen – likely never will. Continue reading