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Super Bowl Ad Sparks Interest in the Role of Farmers Today

2/4/2013 // By Lara Bryant

Besides the rare opportunity to see the Ravens win, the Super Bowl is always worth watching because you never know what you’re going to see. For me the highlight of the night wasn’t the Ravens, or even the Destiny’s Child reunion. I […] Read more >

Syncrude Aurora Oil Sands Mine, Canada.

The Dirty Money Influence Behind Keystone XL

1/12/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Big Oil’s friends on Capitol Hill aren’t going down without a fight — as long as the campaign contributions keep pouring in. Read more >

Keystone XL Legacy: More Tar Sands Pollution (image courtesy circleofblue.org)

Big Oil’s Pipeline Stunt Will Backfire (Updated)

12/16/2011 // By Jeremy Symons

12/22 Update:  Press reports indicate this afternoon that the House GOP will blink on the payroll tax bill and sign off on the version passed by a bi-partisan margin in the Senate.  Of course, we have heard this before, so no […] Read more >

Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich thinks tar sands are swell...despite their horrific environmental impact (photo: Gage Skidmore)

Professor Newt Flunks Keystone XL 101

12/16/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

The tar sands pipeline rears its ugly head at the Republican presidential debate. Read more >

Protesters carry an inflatable Keystone Xl pipeline around the White House during the Nov. 6th rally. (Photo: Marine Jaouen)

Labor and Conservation Groups Deride Keystone XL

12/15/2011 // By Marine Jaouen

The oil lobby is urging its allies in Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner, to attach a Keystone XL pipeline rider to tax legislation by the end of the year, although President Obama has threatened to veto any bill with […] Read more >

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Keystone XL Not Good for Much But a Laugh

12/13/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Shovel-ready jobs.  America needs them.  But we also need shovels for the imaginary job claims of the Koch brothers, the oil lobby and now House Speaker John Boehner. The speaker is adamant about doing Big Oil a big favor for […] Read more >

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Big Breaks for Big Oil, Big Dealbreaker

5/3/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Big profits for Big Oil Quote: House Speaker John Boehner Economic Story of the Week: Baucus takes on Tax Breaks Editorial of the Week: End the tax giveaways for oil companies FTC to […] Read more >