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  • Refineries and oil terminals are full, yet prices are rising

    04/20/2006 1:17:48 PM PDT · by NYer · 110 replies · 3,247+ views
    Asia News ^ | April 20, 2006 | Maurizio d’Orlando
    Capital movements due to fears over a possible US-Iran war, financial speculation or market meltdown are driving crude prices upward. Milan (AsiaNews) – Capital movements on commodity exchanges, not low supply are pushing oil prices upward. Brent crude has reached US$ 74 a barrel because of lowered refinery use and a backup in crude inventories that has left many a super tanker waiting to unload. Oil storage has become a problem since facilities are full in the Persian Gulf, Europe, the Americas and even Asia. Even Israel, which built huge embargo-busting oil depots to allow the country to survive every...
  • End Government Recognition of Marriage

    07/16/2004 8:09:37 AM PDT · by Voice in your head · 190 replies · 3,093+ views
    16 July 2004 | Me
    Government recognition of marriage has largely removed all meaning from the institution. A couple that is legally married does not need to enter into a union of holy matrimony. They only need to get the government’s permission to marry and take the necessary steps to complete all formalities associated with the marriage. That there is greater outrage over the government recognition of “same-sex marriage” rather than over clergy members agreeing to conduct the ceremonies is an indication of how far the nation has sunk in its view of marriage as a union of holy matrimony versus a legal contract. The...