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  • ACORN and the AGs

    09/23/2009 3:34:22 AM PDT · by Scanian · 3 replies · 566+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | September 23, 2009 | Mark J. Fitzgibbons
    ACORN being called a criminal enterprise. Despite years of warning signs that ACORN was violating the law, many state attorneys general have not investigated the organization or brought enforcement actions. State attorneys general, besides being the chief enforcement officers for violations of state laws, claim unique law enforcement authority over nonprofits. The reasons for inaction by state attorneys general may explain why ACORN is such a problem. ACORN has developed close ties, to put it mildly, with many state attorneys general as well as others deep in the Democrat establishment. The relationship between ACORN and Democrats may be described as...
  • Bi-Polar Liberals?

    08/29/2009 5:00:10 PM PDT · by Scanian · 7 replies · 555+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | August 29, 2009 | Jim Yardley
    I have to ask myself, are the Liberal/Progressive/Democrats, or LPDs, among us, aware of how crazy they sound? I'm sure a lot of them are kind to children and puppies, and very few are hard-core crazy but they certainly sound like there is a serious wiring problem in their heads. For example, they talk incessantly about "choice", as in a woman's right to choose. Or "choosing a life style", which is code for appeals to the gay and lesbian community. But even though the LPDs preach "tolerance" and "diversity" in terms of certain other "choices" they are utterly intolerant. School...
  • ICF Consulting: Refinery Capacity Investment Lags behind Global Demand Growth

    04/25/2006 9:26:13 AM PDT · by sully777 · 10 replies · 661+ views
    McIlvaine Company ^ | August, 2005
    In a report released August 4, [2005] ICF Consulting cautions government, consumers, and industry that the lack of adequate refinery capacity may become a greater concern than availability of crude oil over the next 5-10 years. The analysis titled, The Emerging Oil Refinery Capacity Crunch, provides background on global oil demand history and trends, and compares the forecast of demand growth with the refinery capacity outlook. The implications are significant for both the United States and global economies. Our analysis studies the impacts of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 on refiners. In the mid-1980s, the oil industry suffered from...