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    Whatever.

    About Us | Institute for Energy Research
     
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    lol... what was "ad hominem" about it?
     
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    The post appeared to dismiss the argument presented in the OP simply by quoting the authoring organization's "about us" web page instead of addressing the actual argument that was made. That is, by definition, an ad hominem tactic and it's a logical fallacy.

    Thus, I asked for more clarification.
     
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    The IER is all over the place*. They blame people for all the C02 emissions while advocating for less regulation in the Energy Business.

    The IER doesn't want regulation as they think letting power Company's do there own thing is good for the Economy.

    *Can someone go through their website and conclude what the heck they are talking about?
     
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    The biggest economic boom of this generation under Clinton involved a balanced budget AND a tax increase. Ronald Reagan raised taxes 11 times.

    Economics 101 means basic math. We can't close the debt and deficit just on making drastic spending cuts alone.
     

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