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      Ginni Thomas

      Virginia Thomas, 54, is a special correspondent for the Daily Caller producing videos of emerging leaders and educators in the public square. Her ear is to the ground outside the Washington Beltway as a social entrepreneur. Previously, she was the founder of LibertyCentral.org (nonprofit for citizen activists), and has worked at The Heritage Foundation, Hillsdale College's Washington office, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the senior levels of the legislative and executive branches of government. She has maintained her midwestern authenticity after 30 years in Washington, D.C. and enjoys motor homing and the Nebraska Cornhuskers with her husband, Justice Clarence Thomas. Her degrees are: Business Communication & Political Science from Creighton University, and J.D. from Creighton Law School (Omaha, NE).

The new film “FrackNation” reveals what ordinary citizens who are excited by the potential fracking presents are up against.

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has enabled Americans to tap deep underground gas deposits throughout the country. This presents the opportunity for a modern-day gold rush that could help bring America energy independence, prosperity, jobs and enhanced national security.

But in “FrackNation” — which will air Tuesday at 9 p.m. EST on AXS-TV — directors Phelim McAleer and his wife Ann McElhinney show how left-wing activists, media elites, Hollywood and environmental groups are trying to suffocate this energy revolution in its crib.

In a recent interview with TheDC’s Ginni Thomas, the Irish-born McElhinney discussed her new film, Hollywood’s campaign against fracking, the importance of Twitter and much more.

Click the links below to fast-forward to each question:

Where can people watch your film, “FrackNation?”

Why did you and your husband make the film?

What is fracking?

What will people take away from watching “FrackNation?”

Why do you love America so much?

What surprised you while making “FrackNation?”

What are ordinary people up against with the left and the creators of the anti-fracking movie, “Gasland?”

Why would the left oppose American energy independence with natural gas and fracking?

Could Russian President Vladimir Putin or foreign interests be behind the opposition to fracking?

Have you seen propaganda and lies in other energy issues?

For more information:

http://www.facebook.com/FrackNation/app_190322544333196
http://fracknation.com/
https://twitter.com/annmcelhinney
http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/../2013/01/dueling_documentaries_fracknation_gives_the_counter-argument_to_the_anti-fracking_gasland.html

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