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I Really Just Need You To Look At These Pictures Of Rick Perry In Saudi Arabia

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World News

Saudi King Salman Receives US Secretary of Energy

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday US Secretary of Energy Rick …

Middle East

Rick Perry’s Department of Energy really, really wants to prove that regulations kill coal.

The only problem: That’s not what the data shows.<p>In “the early days of all of the Obama administration regulations, everyone said the sky is falling, …

Environmentalism

U.S. energy chief confident in 'a fair agreement' for reworked NAFTA

HOUSTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said on Tuesday he is confident that the North American Free Trade Agreement will be …

NAFTA

UPDATE 1-U.S. energy chief expresses confidence in NAFTA talks

(Updates with more details on energy ministers' meeting)<p>HOUSTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said on Tuesday he is …

NAFTA

Lefties Have Their Knives Out for Rick Perry’s Power Plan

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pissing the Left off again, and this time, it’s not with pronouncements about Social Security being a Ponzi Scheme, …

Energy

Rick Perry’s gaffe on fossil fuels helping prevent sexual assault

Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press fileEnergy Secretary Rick Perry attends a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington on July 18.<br …

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Perry suggests fossil fuels could prevent rape

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assaults in Africa by providing electricity to rural villages.

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Oops, Rick Perry does it again

<b>(CNN) —</b> I have always liked to refer to Energy Secretary Rick Perry as "The Prophet of Paint Creek." The little Texas town where Perry was born and raised has just over 300 people, and the entire county counts only one stoplight, even though it has given the US one of its most famously dim …

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Rick Perry’s Strange Sex Story

Oh, that Rick Perry.<p>Our secretary of energy was in South Africa recently, for Africa Oil Week. Whenever the word “oil” is mentioned, Perry responds like a dog on the scent of a hamburger. So no surprise there. We wouldn’t even have noticed he was gone, except for the part where he suggested that …

Opinion

Rick Perry was speaking up for a girl in Africa

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Could expanding the use of fossil fuels help prevent sexual assault? That’s what Energy Secretary Rick Perry thinks.<p>Far be it from …

Fossil Fuels

U.S. energy chief says fossil fuels could help prevent sexual assaults in Africa

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggested on Thursday that the expansion of fossil fuel use in Africa would help protect people there from sexual assault, a comment that drew a swift rebuke from environmental activists.<p>Perry, a former Texas governor who has pushed to expand …

Environment

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said fossil fuels can help stop sexual assault — no, seriously, he said that

Fossil fuels can help stop sexual assault, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday.<p>The former Texas governor and presidential candidate, who was …

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Sierra Club calls on Rick Perry to resign after he implies fossil fuels could reduce sexual assault

At least one organization is calling on Energy Secretary Rick Perry to resign after comments he made Thursday morning suggesting that developing the …

Climate

Rick Perry's Sexual Assault & Fossil Fuel Remarks Are Totally Bizarre

There have been plenty of uninformed suggestions about how to prevent sexual misconduct recently, but this one might be the biggest stretch. At a …

Climate

No, Rick Perry Didn’t Say ‘The Best Way To Prevent Rape Is Oil’

In a compassionate, if slightly clumsy, appeal about the urgent need for power resources in Africa, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said this Thursday at …

Conservative View

Fossil fuels ‘prevent sexual assault’, says US Energy Secretary

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has come under fire for suggesting that fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assaults.<p>“Perry, who last month travelled …

Fossil Fuels

Parsing fossil fuels, sexual assault and Rick Perry

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said at our Axios and NBC event Thursday morning that fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault.<p><b>Our thought bubble:</b> …

Politics

Rick Perry made a jaw-dropping attempt to get in on the sexual assault debate.

On Thursday morning, our idea oven of an Energy Secretary popped open and out came the sloppiest word casserole ever made.<p>Full Perry quote on fossil …

Environmentalism

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry faces backlash after linking fossil fuel with sex assault in Africa

Perry, the former Texas Governer, suggested that energy through fossil fuels would bring light and "righteousness" in Africa and decrease crime.<p>US …

Climate

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Says Fossil Fuels Could Reduce Sexual Assault in Africa

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Says Fossil Fuels Could Reduce Sexual Assault in Africa<p>After a recent visit to South Africa, Perry says more access to …

Texas

Rick Perry claims fossil fuels can prevent rape in Africa

Energy Secretary Rick Perry was touting the advantages of using fossil fuels to generate electric power in Africa when he came up with another …

Climate

Rick Perry claims fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry raised eyebrows with his claim that the use of fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault.<p>Perry was speaking …

Canadian News

Energy Secretary Rick Perry thinks he's found the solution to sexual assault: fossil fuels

Energy Secretary Rick Perry claimed Thursday that fossil fuels help prevent sexual assault, a baffling assertion that prompted the Sierra Club to …

Riviera Maya

Was that fake? Did Rick Perry says fossil fuels stop rape?

Did our former governor, Rick Perry, say fossil fuels would stop rape? It all depends how you take his comment. At an energy policy chat, Perry …

Fossil Fuels

The Federalist Cleans Up Rick Perry's Fossil Fuel Remarks About Africa

You may have seen headlines over the past 24 hours reporting that Energy Secretary Rick Perry said fossil fuels can prevent rape in Africa.<p>"Energy …

Conservative View

Rick Perry ties fossil fuel use to sexual assault prevention

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said Thursday fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault because the “lights are on.”<p>His comments came during …

Rick Perry

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry claims fossil fuels could prevent sexual assaults in Africa

Rick Perry has claimed increasing fossil fuel use in Africa would help prevent sexual assaults following a recent trip where he was analysing the …

Climate

US energy chief says fossil fuels could help prevent sexual assaults in Africa

WASHINGTON: U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggested on Thursday that the expansion of fossil fuel use in Africa would help protect people there …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

US energy secretary Rick Perry claims 'fossil fuels could stop sexual assaults' in African villages

The Republican was speaking about the importance of electricity in developing countries and African villages, and added that it could "shine a light" …

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