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Tag: oil prices

If I were Nancy Pelosi…

If I were Nancy Pelosi, I would give in to the Republican’s demand of “drill here/drill now”.  I would call the House of Representatives back into session tomorrow, 4 September 2008, in the afternoon.  I would do this for two reasons.  First, that is when presumptive Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain will be accepting the Republican […]

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Reduce Oil Prices by Regulating Speculators?

I was reading an interesting article over at SheeplePeople.com.  The article asked regulating speculators would reduce oil prices.  It’s a good read.  Check it out and tell me what you think. “No… Government intervention will make the problem worse.  Didn’t we already experience what happens when government interferes with the free market while Carter was […]

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Organized Crime and Harry Reid

Yesterday (24 July), Harry Reid said “I am here to tell you that polygamist communities in the United States are a form of organized crime”.  He then gives a list of reasons on why polygamist communities are a form of organized crime: Bigamy child abuse *teen and pre-teen girls are forced to marry older men […]

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ANWR – The Real Story

With oil & gas prices as high as they are, we have been hearing a lot about ANWR.  Want to learn more about it?  Here’s a great article: http://dsscheibe.blogspot.com/2008/07/anwr-real-story.html

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Out of the Gloom: Lessons from the 1970s

Today’s Las Vegas Review-Journal had an interesting article from Joel Kotkin, comparing today to the 1970s.  I found it a good read. “The country is in a funk. Oil prices are at record highs, and the dollar is plummeting. Foreigners are buying out leading U.S. business assets. Environmentalists say the world is headed toward an ecological […]

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