Archive for July 1st, 2009

Detective says ‘activity’ now deciding if others should be charged

Posted: June 30, 2009 1:57 pm Eastern

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, the multi-level activist organization for which President Obama worked and which now is entangled in charges of voter fraud in multiple jurisdictions across the U.S., appears to be in the bull’s-eye of investigators.

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, a judge hearing a voter fraud case against an ACORN employee has suggested investigators pursue the conglomerate itself, obtaining a promise that it will be done. Read the rest of this entry »

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By Joe Carroll and Edward Klump

June 26 (Bloomberg) — America’s biggest oil companies will probably cope with U.S. carbon legislation by closing fuel plants, cutting capital spending and increasing imports.

Under the Waxman-Markey climate bill that may be voted on today by the U.S. House, refiners would have to buy allowances for carbon dioxide spewed from their plants and from vehicles when motorists burn their fuel. Imports would need permits only for the latter, which ConocoPhillips Chief Executive Officer Jim Mulva said would create a competitive imbalance. Read the rest of this entry »

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By Brian Sullivan

The official word from America’s top financial cop is that our nation is facing a very simple 50/50 proposition: stop massive government spending or risk going broke.

While the passing of the King of Pop grabs the headlines, something far more shocking came out of Washington last night in the form of the latest long-term budget outlook from the Congressional Budget Office. Read the rest of this entry »

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