Category Archives: Energy / Oil

Zen, Galileo and Global Warming


Followers of Zen have a word that specifically describes a special event, a recognition of some profound truth or reality – satori. Satori is often described as a sudden awakening, and I recently experienced satori for myself. All of us … Continue reading

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How Effective is an “Oil Free Zone”?


Unless you have been living under a very large rock in the middle of the Mojave Desert, with no wifi and the battery in your lap top died about four years ago, you ought to have at least a passing … Continue reading

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The CBO Gets It Wrong


So much has been made of the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) assessment of Obamacare and its adverse impact on employment and the resulting “Hey!  Look a bunny!” responses from the White House and other brain impaired Democrats, that I fear … Continue reading

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Living has Consequences


Elections have consequences.  Really?  Well, thank you so very much, Captain Obvious. One small observation though. You’re dead wrong. Elections, in and of themselves, don’t have consequences.  Choices have consequences.  Who you choose to vote for has consequences.  Who you … Continue reading

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So, the NSA Snoops Don’t Stifle Dissent, Do They?


I just wandered out to the mailbox to check our mail, and right on top was a letter from the NY State Department of Taxation and Finance. Normally, I would have looked at it and thought, “What did those idiots … Continue reading

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It’s For My Own Good?


Originally published at Canada Free Press I happened across an as-yet-to-be-published review in the New York Review of Books  of a newly released book by Sarah Conly.  The review itself is apparently scheduled for publication on March 7, 2013 and … Continue reading

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France stumbling badly in Mali


The recent French incursion into Mali, with insufficient troops, insufficient logistical support, insufficient intelligence and insufficient drone capabilities while targeting a determined insurgent Muslim terrorist organization reportedly affiliated with Al Qaeda is a stark reminder of just how inept the … Continue reading

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Is Politics Important?


I was talking to my son the other day.  He’s been under a lot of stress lately, and after listening to him vent for about 20 minutes, I thought a change of topic would help.  So in passing I asked … Continue reading

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Thanks Again for Doing Such a Great Job of “Leading”, Mr. President


President Obama has been very condescending in describing Mitt Romney’s foreign policy credentials.  Of course every rational person in the country must realize by now how much foreign policy experience Obama himself brought to the Presidency three and a half … Continue reading

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‘Forward.’ The Perfect Campaign Slogan for Obama?


“FORWARD.” Is it the perfect slogan for the Obama campaign?  Of course it is!  The President wants voters to look forward, because if they all look backward, the first thing that they will see is how he exacerbated the 2007-2008 … Continue reading

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