Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Romney energy advisor on oil subsidies: four more years!

12 Jun

Originally posted on Grist:

In an appearance before the Senate Finance Committee tomorrow, the CEO of Continental Resources will argue for preserving the billions of dollars in tax subsidies the federal government provides to oil companies each year. Given that Continental Resources bills itself as “America’s Oil Champion” (after, we assume, a difficult championship battle), the CEO’s stance probably comes as no surprise. In fact, it’s hard to figure out why the Senate’s even bothering to hear from him, when a large blinking sign reading MORE MONEY PLS would be functionally equivalent.

But the CEO of Continental Resources, one Harold Hamm, isn’t just another energy executive. He’s also chair of Mitt Romney’s energy advisory team. The Hill got a copy of his planned testimony, in which Hamm declares that “[t]he tax provisions that let us keep our own money to reinvest in drilling are crucial to keep this energy revival going.” More…

View original 194 more words

JP Morgan losses an unfortunate part of the free market economy: Romney campaign

15 May

Originally posted on National Post | News:

WASHINGTON — U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign said on Tuesday JPMorgan Chase & Co’s huge trading losses were an unfortunate part of a free market economy.

Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom told NBC that, while Romney supports some financial regulation, the losses at one of the nation’s largest banks involved investors, not taxpayers, and that rules for Wall Street shouldn’t hamper investments.

[np-related]

“The leadership of that company will be held accountable for this trading loss, but we don’t want to punish companies, he told NBC’s Today program. ”There was no taxpayer money at risk. All of the losses went to investors, which is how it works in a public market.“

The Romney campaign’s comments come a day after President Barack Obama said the huge trading loss highlighted the need for Wall Street reform. Some JP Morgan executives have already left the bank, which could see additional fallout when…

View original 105 more words

Mitt Rmoney for America

7 Feb

Add to DiggAdd to FaceBookAdd to Google BookmarkAdd to RedditAdd to StumbleUponAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Twitter

Newsweek Cover In Japan

4 Feb

Add to DiggAdd to FaceBookAdd to Google BookmarkAdd to RedditAdd to StumbleUponAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Twitter

What Candidate Is Backed Most By Super PAC Money? [Infographic]

9 Jan

Add to DiggAdd to FaceBookAdd to Google BookmarkAdd to RedditAdd to StumbleUponAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Twitter

Click to enlarge

Infographic by i watch.

Link Flash

12 Apr

Add to DiggAdd to FaceBookAdd to Google BookmarkAdd to RedditAdd to StumbleUponAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Twitter

The man who claims to own 50% of Facebook just filed a boatload of new evidence – and it’s breathtaking.

The Real Mitt Romney?

Can’t decide what’s worse, the storm or the music: Tanker in severe Pacific storm.

Democracy.

Balancing the budget? Czech President Vaclav Klaus stealing a pen during official visit.

French muslims found a way to bypass the burqa ban legally.

Audi A4 Loses control on some highway. What happens to the music?

Hilarious clip from the Colbert Report.

Bitch, I’m an Airbus A380.

Italian Elevator Music: Smells Like Teen Spirit.

Let’s Gooooogle it!

Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere (with Darth Wader).

The 2012 GOP Candidates

8 Mar

Add to DiggAdd to FaceBookAdd to Google BookmarkAdd to RedditAdd to StumbleUponAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Twitter

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 664 other followers

%d bloggers like this: