Category Archives: Energy

Gas pains

As part of the ‘Ike Tours Texas’ fallout, refiners on the Gulf are still shut down which is causing spot shortages in Atlanta (which sucks anyway) and in Tennessee. And, apparently, Dallas. Here’s what caught my eye (and keep in … Continue reading

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Where water burns

Man, this sounds like a damn good reason to think about relocating from North Texas. Share on Facebook

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Eye of Newt (and John Sharp, too)

This was forwarded to me Monday night… Although my Winning the Future message has always been directed at all Americans, whether they consider themselves Republicans, Democrats, or independents, today I am directing my message specifically to Democrats. And my message … Continue reading

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Japan and US agree to accelerate global warming

Oh, shit… this has ‘bad idea’ written all over it. AOMORI, Japan (AFP) Share on Facebook

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I hate being right…

…though, I must admit, when it comes to energy policy and what we need to do (and need not to do), it’s happening pretty damn often. If Congress were to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, crude … Continue reading

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Winning the stupid olympics, pt 3

REALLY. That’s enough with the stupid, Republicans. I’m so sick of hearing all the lies coming from y’all. Well, it’s either lying or just rank stupidity. Maybe I should call John McCain’s spokespuppy and find out which. Bush, clearly drunk, … Continue reading

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Winning the stupid olympics, pt 2

Here’s the WaPo. Click on it and scroll down the second story (the one under the thing about the douchebag lobbyist). Congress has tied itself in knots over whether to permit more domestic drilling for oil and gas. But Gingrich, … Continue reading

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OMG, the R word!

No, not ‘recession’. RATIONING Gasoline rationing and small car loan subsidies are measures intended to bring oil consumption for private transportation under predictable control and to encourage drivers to adopt small private vehicles. Gasoline rationing has been viewed as a … Continue reading

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Oil at $250/bbl??!?!

So sayeth the Russian. However, don’t count on it. We’re already seeing demand destruction at this price point. Share on Facebook

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OPEC ain’t the problem

OK, here’s the deal. There are a bunch of people (D and R) clamoring for an increase in supply from OPEC. Let me let you uneducated folks in on a little secret… they can’t just increase the amount pumped. Of … Continue reading

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