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How’d My Oil Get Under Your Sand?

By | 10.22.09 | 3:11 pm

T. Boone Pickens, today:

“They’re opening them (oil fields) up to other companies all over the world … We’re entitled to it,” Pickens said of Iraq’s oil. “Heck, we even lost 5,000 of our people, 65,000 injured and a trillion, five hundred billion dollars.”

Osama bin Laden, 2007:

Climate Change Skeptics Oust Jones With ‘Green Socialist’ Attacks

By | 09.06.09 | 4:36 pm

The descent of Van Jones from a powerful job in Barack Obama’s administration to career-sinking political controversy happened at a stunning pace. On Aug. 10, the White House’s ousted special adviser for green jobs appeared at the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0 in Las Vegas, More…

The One-Track Mind of T. Boone Pickens

By | 04.01.09 | 4:22 pm

Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who’s leading a “virtual march” on Washington this week to push his energy plan, participated in a Center for American Progress Action Fund panel this morning on the need for a national smart electricity grid. But as his co-panelists, Sen. Harry More…

Democrats [Heart] T. Boone Pickens

By | 08.27.08 | 6:55 pm

DENVER — Well, the love between Democrats and T. Boone Pickens just keeps growing stronger.

At an energy forum here at the Democratic convention Wednesday, the Texas oil tycoon took the stage with John Podesta, former Clinton administration chief of staff, and Carl Pope, head of the Sierra Club, to More…