June 20, 2008 -- Marathon Oil Corp. today announced that construction of the estimated $1.9 billion heavy oil upgrading project at its Detroit refinery is under way following issuance of an air quality permit by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).
MINNEAPOLIS — Senator John McCain reiterated his opposition to drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday, a day after his statement that he would be willing to “go back and look at it again” sparked speculation among both opponents and proponents of drilling that he might change his mind.
Up and down the flood-ravaged river valleys of the upper Midwest, high water has inflicted billions of dollars of damage to homes, businesses, and crops. It has displaced tens of thousands of families and brought immeasurable suffering. It has also brought a new concern for the region’s river towns and cities: Flooding in the Midwest seems to be getting worse.
I didn't really watch Face The Nation, but whenever I saw Tim Russert being a moderator or in an interview, I liked him. I wasn't aware of his strong faith in Jesus. I found this article here: http://www.assistnews.net/Stories/2008/s08060084.htm
Saturday, June 14, 2008
A Good Man!
By Ken Joseph Jr.
Special to ASSIST News Service
ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Voters in this mostly agricultural corner of the Midwest have approved a proposal to build the first new U.S. oil refinery in more than 30 years.
Union County residents voted 58 percent to 42 percent Tuesday to endorse the rezoning of almost 3,300 acres of pristine farm land north of Elk Point for the oil refinery.
Barack Obama made history Tuesday night when he became the first African-American in U.S. history to clinch a major party's presidential nomination.
First Solar Inc.'s second-largest shareholder sold half his shares, a signal that the world's biggest solar company may soon fizzle.
Computer hackers in China, including those working on behalf of the Chinese government and military, have penetrated deeply into the information systems of U.S.
May 30 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading
Commission, the watchdog for commodity transactions, is
investigating U.S. crude oil trading to determine whether the surge
in prices to record levels is the result of manipulation or fraud.
The wx-press secretary was asked if he had lied at the podium. Well, yeah.
Oil reached more record highs last week. Hopefully, that gave pause to the folks who drive to their jobs at the U.S. Commerce Department, where they are enjoined to ignore the spiraling price of gas when calculating inflation.
DALLAS (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain has a "Religious Right" problem.
I can't believe this :)
• Sen. John McCain recruited the support of an evangelical minister, Pastor Rod Parsley, who describes Islam as "anti-Christ" and Mohammed as "the mouthpiece of a conspiracy of spiritual evil."
• Parsley is the pastor of the World Harvest Church of Columbus, Ohio.
A Roswell newspaper is defending a controversial cover illustration that placed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in a rifle's cross hairs.
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Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor
Vallie Bowman-English, Clerk of Toledo Courts
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With food prices soaring, it takes some gall to force Americans to pay billions of dollars to millionaire agribusinesses. Yet that's what the latest farm bill would do.