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February 09, 2013

GOP talks about energy in weekly address

Republicans used their weekly address to discuss energy Saturday, as Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, outlined a plan for energy efficiency.

“Energy is not a necessary evil.  Energy is good.  And that’s why it is in our national interest to make energy abundant, affordable, clean, diverse, and secure," said Murkowski, top Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

She offered about 200 recommendations.  "These span the spectrum of resources and reforms, from the immediate approval of the Keystone XL pipeline to a trust fund for energy research that is paid for with the revenues from new production," Murkowski said.

"Every recommendation in my blueprint is associated with a clear goal for the year 2020.  We can end our dependence on OPEC oil.  We can help make renewable energy more competitive, build on our efficiency gains, and re-establish the supply chain for critical minerals.  We can ensure that research, and not endless regulation, is the force behind technological innovation.  Through sensible regulatory reforms, we can prevent the misuse of environmental laws and allow projects to proceed—and all the while maintaining the highest environmental standards in the world."

She urged listeners to go to energy.senate.gov to learn more.



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Thomas Nass

The only things that are certain about the Republican, 3-D(Delude, Deceive and DIVIDE), Party is that they all Despise Obama to the point of insanity. If Obama says Yes they say No. If Obama says No they say Yes. Their unabashed Allegiance to the “Interests” of their “Special Interests” proprietors is also most disturbing. To say nothing of their predisposition for lying! All at the expense of this Country’s best interests! Their War with President Obama on everything he tries to do, is nothing but a distraction from their inability to do anything useful for this Country and their WAR on LEGITIMATE ELECTIONS! Along with their child-like, spiteful, revenge for the American Voters rightfully denying them the opportunity of running this Country into the ground! If appears that Bipartisanship is becoming an illusion. If this becomes a reality, it won’t be long before our Democracy follows suit!

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