Posts Tagged with "API"

BREAKING: Tar Sands Pipeline Backers Resort to Fake Twitter Accounts To Show “Grassroots” Support

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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BREAKING: Tar Sands Pipeline Backers Resort to Fake Twitter Accounts To Show “Grassroots” Support

UPDATE (8/8/11): @kbockman, and all of the 25 fake Twitter accounts we listed, have now been removed. Publiaffairsinformant.com and Keith’s Facebook page are also down. The links to those accounts previously indicated below now show screenshots taken before the accounts were removed. The office of a former Nebraska Senator working for the American Petroleum Institute [...]

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API’s Circular Argument On Keystone XL Pipeline Wouldn’t Pass Your High School Philosophy Class

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

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API’s Circular Argument On Keystone XL Pipeline Wouldn’t Pass Your High School Philosophy Class

In my freshman logic course, now a long time ago, I learned about Petitio Principii, Circulus in Probando, also known as arguing in a circle. It’s a basic fallacy popularly demonstrated in a formulation like this: Daniel always tells the truth. I know this because he told me so. But of course Daniel might be [...]

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Big Oil Lies About Tar Sands Pipeline

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

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Big Oil Lies About Tar Sands Pipeline

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is making false claims about a massive new oil pipeline through the Midwest that contradict the Industry’s own research. In a conference call last week reported today by Politico, API previewed a national advertising campaign supporting the TransCanada KeystoneXL oil pipeline set to launch in January. Critics including Senator Mike [...]

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