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    Local Business Owner on the Impact of Fuel Prices

    Posted in Economics, Education, Elections & Campaigns, Environment & Energy, Life & Family Issues By Victoria Wakefield | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

    Every day I drive past a gas station and convenience store, the Grocery Boy Junior. About every other Friday, I stop in to fill up my tank. A few weeks ago, I noticed something on the marquee outside of the building while fueling up and muttering about the high gas prices. “HIGH GAS PRICES [A]FFECT […]

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    Obama's Favorite NC Crony

    Posted in Economics, Elections & Campaigns, Environment & Energy By Rhett Forman | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

    In his speech last night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, President Obama emphasized “the basic bargain at the heart of America's story: the promise that hard work will pay off; that responsibility will be rewarded; that everyone gets a fair shot, and everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same […]

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    Free Market Lowering US CO2 Emissions

    Posted in Environment & Energy By Clark Riemer | Tagged , , ,

    Environmentalists were stunned today by reports that CO2 emissions in the United States have plummeted to a 20 year low. Green activists must have been scratching their heads at this news. But we left the Kyoto Treaty! We didn't pass the expensive and draconian Cap and Tax Bill!  How could this be? And who can blame them for their confusion? […]

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    Do You Have Problems in Life? Blame Global Warming

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics, Environment & Energy By Scott Blakeman | Tagged , , , , ,

    Guess what? The radical environmentalists and die-hard man-made global warming advocates are back with a new study (Climate King, Al Gore, just did a happy dance)! A recent AP story distributed by WRAL caught my attention and stirred emotions within me. It made me laugh, cringe, and my blood-pressure was most likely elevated after reading […]

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    EPA tells the truth about fracking

    Posted in Environment & Energy By Mark Coggins | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

    Last Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cleared the air, once and for all, about the anti-fracking crusade in Pennsylvania.  Their findings show that the contamination found in drinking water wells in Dimock, Pennsylvania was not caused by the extraction of shale gas near wells. The earlier accusations by environmentalist groups were based on pure […]

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