Archive for May 6th, 2008

Muslims Responsible for US Terror Cells

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

**I cannot believe this. Muslim groups responsible for terror cells on US soil? Unimagineable.**
I wonder when our government will put political correctness and tolerance aside and protect us from the religion of Islam.

FBI Director Robert Mueller said last week that the FBI has uncovered small groups of Al Qaida terrorists in the United States, although he declined to provide details.
In House Judiciary Committee testimony, Mueller was asked about cells of Al Qaida in the country.

“As to your first question as to whether we have found affiliates or, as you would call them, cells of Al Qaida in the United States, yes, we have. Again, I cannot get into it in public session, but I would say yes, we have.”
Mueller defended the FBI’s Muslim outreach program that critics say have put the bureau in a role of providing legitimacy to Muslim groups that support overseas extremists.

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Nearly 22,500 Killed in Asia Cyclone

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

We need to pray for the families of these victims.

A total of 22,464 people have been killed in two divisions of Yangon and Ayeyawaddy in Cyclone Nargisthat swept Myanmar’s five divisions and states last Friday and Saturday, state radio reported Tuesday evening, quoting an updated figure released at noon.

Among the victims, 21,793 are in Ayeyawaddy division, while 671in Yangon division.

A total of 41,054 are still missing — 40,695 in Ayeyawaddy division and 359 in Yangon division, the report said, adding that 670 were injured in the Yangon division alone.

The deadly cyclone, which occurred over the Bay of Bengal, hit five divisions and states — Yangon, Bago, Ayeyawaddy, Kayin and Mon, of which Ayeyawaddy and Yangon sustained the most casualties.

Myanmar declared the five divisions and states as natural-disaster-hit regions a day after the cyclone hit the country.

However, Bago, Mon and Kayin as well as some five townships of Yangon division and 19 townships of Ayeyawaddy division were withdrawn from being the natural-disaster-hit areas on Tuesday with a claim that these areas have basically returned to normal, according to an earlier official announcement on Tuesday afternoon.

A total of 40 townships in Yangon division and seven townships in Ayeyawaddy division still remain as natural-disaster-hit areas.

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Why Didn’t We Drill?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

No Drilling

Energy Prices

PETROLEUM ($/bbl)

PRICE* CHANGE % CHANGE TIME
Nymex Crude Future 119.87 -.10 -.08 07:23
Dated Brent Spot 117.39 2.62 2.28 07:53
WTI Cushing Spot 119.97 3.65 3.14 05/05

PETROLEUM (¢/gal)

PRICE* CHANGE % CHANGE TIME
Nymex Heating Oil Future 329.86 -.79 -.24 07:21
Nymex RBOB Gasoline Future 304.80 -.49 -.16 07:23

NATURAL GAS ($/MMBtu)

PRICE* CHANGE % CHANGE TIME
Nymex Henry Hub Future 11.16 -.02 -.13 07:23
Henry Hub Spot 10.76 .39 3.76 05/05
New York City Gate Spot 11.55 .55 5.00 05/05

ELECTRICITY ($/megawatt hour)

PRICE* CHANGE % CHANGE TIME
Mid-Columbia, firm on-peak, spot 77.86 -1.13 -1.43 05/05
Palo Verde, firm on-peak, spot 81.97 1.14 1.41 05/05
Bloomberg, firm on-peak, day ahead spot/West Coast 87.75 -1.18 -1.33 05/05
*Commodity futures and energy prices are in U.S. dollars.

Bloomberg Oil Buyers Guide

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