Given that Jackson Browne is probably one of the most politically active members of the rock star set (and not for GOP causes), one might have thought that Republicans would have hesitated to use one of his songs in a television ad.
But one would be wrong.
Nothing in the southern California troubadour’s catalog even made the list of Sen. John McCain’s favorite songs, according to the September issue of Blender magazine. But two Abba songs did, and those 30-year-old chestnuts appear to be the most recent songs on his top ten:
Read the rest of Abba, Yes; Jackson Browne, No
The liberal advocacy group moveon.org is running radio ads against some House Republicans, including Republican Rep. Mary Fallin, of Oklahoma City, who staged a “revolt” on the House floor over energy legislation.
The ad accuses Fallin and the others of being tools for “Big Oil” and says she has taken $250,000 in campaign contributions from oil and gas companies.
The ad says drilling offshore _ as Republicans are calling for _ is a “gimmick” that wouldn’t add oil to the supply for ten years.…
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If this country wasn’t facing an energy crisis, Congress should be talking about health care, another critical area, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn says.Coburn, R-Muskogee, says Congress should be in session to develop an energy policy and look at ways to get the
United States to reduce its dependence on foreign oil instead of being on its traditional five-week summer break. It’s estimated the
U.S. imports about 70 percent of its oil.President Bush should order Congress back into session, but Coburn says he understands the Republican president’s logic.…
Read the rest of Coburn talks about energy, health care, VP choices
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, is holding a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bethany City Hall, 6700 NW 36th Street.
Coburn has had a busy few weeks _ he even had a bill named after him! _ so he’ll have a lot to talk about. And, though he recently had to have a procedure for an irregular heartbeat, he’ll probably be no less animated than usual.
Other members of the Oklahoma congressional, including Reps. Dan Boren and Frank Lucas, are holding town hall meetings while Congress is on summer sabbatical.…
Read the rest of Coburn in Bethany on Aug. 5