Mar 092012
 

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As always, our thanks go to the talented and observant cartoonists who, each week, help us smile through the pain.
 

Weekly Address 03-03-12

 Posted by at 10:07  Politics
Mar 032012
 

“Taking Control of Our Energy Future”

From the White House weblog:

In this week’s address, President Obama told the American people that three years after helping the auto industry save more than one million jobs, the American auto industry is back and creating cars that are even better than before. The entire industry has added more than 200,000 jobs in the past two and a half years, and thanks to the Administration’s new fuel efficiency standards, these companies are making cars that will save families money at the pump and help reduce our reliance on foreign oil. While this will help, there is no silver bullet for solving the problem of higher gas prices, and Americans understand that with only 2% of the world’s oil reserves, we cannot simply drill our way to lower gas prices. Under President Obama, our use of clean, renewable energy has nearly doubled, but we must also end the $4 billion in tax breaks that oil companies receive each year while collecting record profits. The President asks everyone to tell their elected officials to stop this corporate welfare and fight for a clean energy future that is within our reach.

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Mar 022012
 

It’s Friday night again. Can you believe it’s March already? Where is the year going? We’ll be celebrating the reelection of President Obama before you know it.

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As always, our thanks go to the talented and observant cartoonists who, each week, help us smile through the pain.