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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she's unlikely to back Warren, Sanders or Biden: 'They haven't reached out'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she plans to endorse a Democratic candidate for president before the Illinois primary March -- but she's unlikely to back Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden.
2020/01/24 05:04

George Soros accuses Facebook of working to re-elect Trump: report

Left-wing billionaire George Soros has accused Facebook of helping to re-elect Donald Trump leading up to the 2020 election.
2020/01/24 02:56

Joni Ernst calls out Democrats over aid to Ukraine: 'Hypocrisy is on full display'

Democrats' claim that the Trump administration broke America's promise to protect Ukraine from Russia by withholding military aid is just an example of the party's hypocrisy, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, claimed Thursday.
2020/01/24 02:26

Pence's office denies Prince Charles 'snub' after video posted online

The press secretary for Vice President Mike Pence hit back at reports Thursday that he might have been “snubbed” by Prince Charles while at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem.
2020/01/23 23:41

Reporter's Notebook: Trump's Senate impeachment trial could boil down to one word – 'pettifogging'

Democrats think the president committed “high crimes and misdemeanors.” And whether it’s allowed on the floor or not, Republicans think Democrats are just pettifogging Trump.
2020/01/23 22:35

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He is categorically opposed to offshore oil drilling for the purpose of lowering gas prices.


In Orwellian logic, Obama believes we should allow China, Mexico and others to drill our oil in the gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean instead of drilling it ourselves. Instead of increasing supply in order to bring aggregate prices down, Obama believes the key to solving the gas crisis is greatly taxing the oil companies and giving the tax revenue from that levy back to the American people. The only problem with this logic is that the American people will be brought back to square one, as the oil companies will simply increase the price of oil by the same extent to which they are additionally taxed. Obama clearly did not take Macroeconomics 101: Given the same demand, prices only go down when supply goes up. In order for supply to go up, you must drill, drill, drill!