'ProPublica' Shills for the anti-energy crowd

The launch of ProPublica was greeted with a bit of fanfare last year. ProPublica was formed through the efforts of the Herb an Marion Sandler who sold their Savings and Loan Company to Wachovia for billions of dollars with very good timing-considering the billions of dollars in losses that stemmed from this purchase due to buried problems in the mortgage portfolio and that have cratered the stock of Wachovia. ProPublica was promoted as a nonpartisan investigative news site that would engage in the types of journalistic investigations that were becoming increasingly unaffordable for media outlets as they cut their budgets. American Thinker noted that the Sandlers (close confidant of activist liberal billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros) were very active in promoting a far-left agenda. Our prediction seems to be not far off the mark.The group is now promoting the view that the Marcellus Shale (a vast natural gas rich area that encompasses a chunk of northeast America) should not...(Read Full Post)