Ken Blackwell

Given all the money the bailout showered on the financial services sector, it's no skin off Carlyle's back to buy a refinery if it helps keep the President in office, even if the Administration's policies force them to sell or close the facility after the election.

But all of this could have been avoided if EPA rules were not so onerous that one assumes they were created with the specific intent to limit (murder!) America's oil refining capacity.

In an ultimate example of political hypocrisy, Obama has no problem using venture capital to delay the prosperity-destroying results of his regressive, anti-growth policies until after the election.

Ken Blackwell

Ken Blackwell, a contributing editor at, is a senior fellow at the Family Research Council and the American Civil Rights Union and is on the board of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. He is the co-author of the bestseller The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency, on sale in bookstores everywhere..
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