Archive for August 15th, 2012

EPA Hazing the Coal Industry into Bankruptcy

EPA Hazing the Coal Industry into Bankruptcy

The goal of the EPA’s Regional Haze Rule is the “remedying of any existing impairment of visibility” at 156 National Park and Wilderness areas throughout the U.S. Congress approved of this amendment to the Clean Air Act in 1977, however, power to set standards of emissions was left to the states—not the EPA. The EPA’s role was to simply provide support. Now the EPA seems to be trampling on the state’s authority to control emissions standards by creating its own set of standards. Is the EPA really that concerned about cleaning up haze or is this just another aggressive move to push out the coal industry?

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Let’s Ban the College Students Requesting the Ban of Chick-fil-A

Let’s Ban the College Students Requesting the Ban of Chick-fil-A

According to NewsMax, in their August 13, 2012 article, “NC University Bans Chick-fil-A”, students are actually petitioning for a ban of Chick-fil-A at campus sanctioned events. In response, should we then petition to ban them from their potential (and actual) livelihood for voicing their opinion as well? If not — why not?

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The Power of the Christian Voting Bloc

The Power of the Christian Voting Bloc

This video may just open your eyes to the incredible political power Christians in America have at their fingertips. It may also open your eyes–and fill them with tears–to how sadly American Christians squander their ability to be powerful salt and light in a dark and decaying culture. 2012 will almost certainly be the election year that preserved America…or spelled her irrevocable doom. Will you pass up the opportunity to play a part in one of the most important elections in our nation’s history?

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A Ship Without a Compass

A Ship Without a Compass

After France lost Haiti, they desired another tropical colony to compete with Britain’s India, so Napoleon invaded Egypt. In the process, he uncovered the Pyramid treasures and the Rosetta Stone. Napoleon was unable to introduce French concepts of liberty, equality and democracy into the Muslim culture, which was accustomed to centuries of rule by the sword, so he went back to France. Napoleon, who was born AUGUST 15, 1769, conquered across Europe, from Italy to Austria to Holland, resulted in him being considered one of the greatest military commanders of all time.

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