ARCHIVE – 2001

Act With Patience or Panic? The EPA Lets Demographics Decide, by Syd Gernstein

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published December 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Residents of the affluent Spring Valley community in Washington, D.C. will wake up ...
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Special Holiday Edition

The Relief Report /
Contents: SPECIAL HOLIDAY ISSUE The Grinch Who Stole our Business: A Sad Christmas in Hudson Falls Patience or Panic? - The EPA Seems to Let Demographics Decide The Grinch Who Stole our Business: A Sad Christmas in Hudson Falls Every Person in Hudson Liked Freedom a lot But the EPA, ...
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Congress Passes Environmental Legislation to Benefit Blighted Inner-City Communities

Congressional approval of and White House support for legislation that will help clean up areas of urban blight is being hailed by members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 as an environmental achievement that will benefit inner-city minorities. On December 20, both chambers of Congress passed legislation to raise ...
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Campaign Regulation a Casualty of Terrorist Attack?; Union Asked to Stop Funding of Anti-War Groups; more

David W, Almasi, Editor The National Center for Public Policy Research 20 F Street, NW #700 * Washington, D.C. 20001 (202) 507-6398 * Fax (301) 498-1301 E-Mail: [email protected] Web: http://www.nationalcenter.org Contents * Campaign Regulation a Casualty of Terrorist Attack? * Union Asked to Stop Funding of Anti-War Groups * Voters ...
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Senate Democrats’ Energy Bill Promotes Global Warming Theory, by Gretchen Randall

Ten Second Response /
BACKGROUND: Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD), joined by Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), recently introduced an energy bill (S.1766, "The Energy Policy Act of 2002") which includes a number of claims on global warming. Below are our responses, using scientific studies, to refute the claims made in S.1766's Section 1001, ...
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Letter to a Soldier: Thanks from the National Defense Center -December 2001

Letter to a Soldier  To the heroic members of the United States military: Today, as you courageously defend the freedoms and principles of America, I personally offer my sincere support, unity and encouragement to you. The war on terrorism is not only being fought by you in treacherous lands abroad, ...
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Global Warming: Latest National Academies of Science Study Poorly Reported

Ten Second Response /
BACKGROUND: Both the New York Times and the Washington Post reported on December 12, 2001 that a soon-to-be-released study by the National Academies' National Research Council will claim man-made carbon dioxide increases the chance for sudden, dramatic increase in the earth's temperature. TEN SECOND RESPONSE: Scare headlines such as "Drastic ...
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Is It Wrong to Require Work in Exchange for a Welfare Check? Black Group Says Public Housing Residents Wrong to Spurn Community Service Provision

Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 sharply criticize a provision in the pending 2002 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) spending bill that would repeal a requirement for out-of-work and able-bodied residents of public housing to perform community service. Enacted in 1999, the current law gives housing ...
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Project 21 Release: Is It Wrong to Require Work in Exchange for a Welfare Check? – December 2001

Press Release /
Black Group Says Public Housing Residents Wrong to Spurn Community Service Provision Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 sharply criticize a provision in the pending 2002 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) spending bill that would repeal a requirement for out-of-work and able-bodied residents of public housing ...
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Thanks from the National Defense Center

To the heroic members of the United States military: Today, as you courageously defend the freedoms and principles of America, I personally offer my sincere support, unity and encouragement to you. The war on terrorism is not only being fought by you in treacherous lands abroad, but in the homes ...
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Integral Fast Reactors: Source of Safe, Abundant, Non-Polluting Power, by George S. Stanford, Ph.D.

National Policy Analysis #378 /
What is the IFR? You mean, "What was the IFR?" O.K., what was the IFR? IFR stands for Integral Fast Reactor. It was a power-reactor-development program, built around a revolutionary concept for generating nuclear power - not only a new type of reactor, but an entire new nuclear fuel cycle ...
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A Ban on Embryonic Cloning: Would It Be Constitutional? by Amy Ridenour

National Policy Analysis #379 /
Question: which sentence more accurately describes cloning? A) A medical procedure with the potential to save and create lives; B) Medical experiments on budding human beings that may harm or end their lives. A caller on Washington's WMAL radio November 251 called support for cloning a "no brainer." If you ...
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As Civil Rights Commission Refuses to Seat Black Appointee, Black Network Says New Official’s Conservative Beliefs Are No Justification for Discrimination

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Chairman Mary Frances Berry's refusal to recognize the appointment of Commissioner Peter Kirsanow is akin to former governor George Wallace's refusal to integrate the Alabama school system say members of the African-American leadership network Project 21. The fact that Kirsanow is a black conservative is ...
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The Grinch Who Stole Our Business, by Christopher Burger

National Policy Analysis #381 /
Every Person in Hudson Liked Freedom a lot But the EPA, Which worked in Washington, Did NOT! They ruined our Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason. Just as in the Dr. Seuss story, a Grinch is threatening to spoil Christmas ...
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A Piece of Black History is Lost, by Kimberley Jane Wilson

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published December 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. The Choctaw Terminal Freight Depot in Little Rock, Arkansas was demolished in November ...
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Patience or Panic? The EPA Seems to Let Demographics Decide, by Syd Gernstein

National Policy Analysis #380 /
Residents of the affluent Spring Valley community in Washington, D.C. will wake up this Christmas morning to open presents, eat coffeecake and maybe even brush snow off their SUVs and Mercedes as they have the past 15 years. Despite Spring Valley's exposure to a potential environmental threat literally under their ...
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King Family is Selling Out Martin’s Legacy, by Michael King

New Visions Commentary /
"I'm going to King-Land, King-Land; in Atlanta, G-A, I'm going to King-Land..." - with apologies to singer Paul Simon. It appears that the family of slain civil rights giant Martin Luther King, Jr. is looking for more ways to milk the King name for as much money as humanly possible ...
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Still Reflecting on September 11 and Security, by R.D. Davis

New Visions Commentary /
With the murderous destruction of the World Trade Center, many individual freedoms were also destroyed. And many more will inevitably fall. If there's one thing I hate, it's losing my freedom. I personally think I'm more sensitive to this than others. Now, more than ever, I am suspected and searched ...
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Project 21 Release: Civil Rights Commission Refuses to Seat Black Appointee; Black Network Says New Official’s Conservative Beliefs Are No Justification for Discrimination – December 2001

Press Release /
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Chairman Mary Frances Berry's refusal to recognize the appointment of Commissioner Peter Kirsanow is akin to former governor George Wallace's refusal to integrate the Alabama school system say members of the African-American leadership network Project 21. The fact that Kirsanow is a black conservative is ...
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Rep. Markey Misses the Mark on Nuclear Safety by Christopher Burger

BACKGROUND: Representative Edward Markey (D-MA) has made misleading statements regarding the resistance of U.S. nuclear power plants to terrorist attacks. Rebuttal statements come from a National Center for Public Policy Research paper written by nuclear scientists Gerald E. Marsh and George S. Stanford and an interview with Gerald Marsh. Rep ...
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