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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jim Rogers
The Democratic National Committee has no plans to repay Duke Energy for an unprecedented $10 million line of credit it guaranteed to help the Democratic convention's local host committee put on President Obama's three-day nominating convention in Charlotte, N.C., last September.
President Obama is poised to win his party's nomination unanimously at this week's Democratic National Convention after quixotic candidates in Oklahoma and West Virginia who won sizable chunks of primary votes weren't eligible to collect delegates.
President Obama will not win the Democratic nomination unanimously after a pro-life activist won 18 percent of the votes in Oklahoma's primary on Tuesday, ensuring he'll win delegates to the national nominating convention in September.
These days, camping isn't just pitching a tent in the wilderness on a long hike or stopping at a campground far from home on a road trip.
Duke Energy Corp. is buying Progress Energy Inc. for more than $13 billion in stock in a deal that would create the utility with the most customers in the U.S.
He said he would have done the same for a Republican convention.
Duke Energy is based in Charlotte and its CEO, Jim Rogers, has said supporting the convention helped promote the city before an international audience, and in turn, was good for Duke.