November 17, 2012

Saturday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (111712)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

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  1. EPA rejects bid to relax ethanol mandate

    2012 drought prompted request over corn fuel use

    By David Shepardson
    Detroit News Washington Bureau

    Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday rejected a request from eight governors and nearly 200 members of Congress to waive requirements for the use of corn-based ethanol in gasoline, after last summer’s severe drought wilted much of the nation’s corn crop.

    http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20121117/AUTO01/211170359#ixzz2CWp4fixU

    15% ethanol mandate coming and the world’s poor is about to go hungrier than before. Liberals hate the poor, they always have, like Obama they say one thing and do opposite.

    Comment by dscott — November 17, 2012 @ 7:17 pm

  2. Chart Of The Day: The World’s Scariest Divergence

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-16/chart-day-worlds-scariest-divergence

    Remember this in the future when the UN begs and pleads that the US stop or reduce the ethanol mandate due to the starvation of the world’s poor.

    Comment by dscott — November 17, 2012 @ 8:15 pm

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