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Entries by Raymond J. Learsy from 05/2006

The Huffington Post Writes and Washington Acts

| Posted 05.01.2006 | Politics
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If you have been picking up the New York Times to catch up on oil gas and energy, save the dollar and log onto the Huffington Post.

The Price of Oil, OPEC and Our Laws and Now Welcome to Vichy

| Posted 05.04.2006 | Huffington Post

Will the Judiciary Committee have the firepower to see this legislation through or will the oil patch and their "K" Street lobbyists and the White House kill it?

Straight Talk About Oil From Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

| Posted 05.08.2006 | Huffington Post

Compared to the suave, hypocritical double-talk we hear from our "friends" in Saudi Arabia, Chavez's billingsgate is oddly refreshing.

Drilling for Oil: Cuba Si! Our Continental Shelf No!

| Posted 05.11.2006 | Huffington Post

There's a compelling case to be made for drilling in our coastal waters. But it needs be developed in a manner where the nation's interests stand front and center.

Exxon Mobil Shareholders Must Stop Holding Their Tongues

| Posted 05.15.2006 | Huffington Post

Shareholders of Exxon Mobil need to speak up about unjustly high executive salaries (as in ex CEO Lee Raymond's near $400 million retirement package)....

Cheney Plays Russian Oil Roulette

| Posted 05.17.2006 | Huffington Post

When it comes to manipulating the supply of oil, what does Cheney think the U.S. has been doing ever since striking its Faustian bargain with Saudi Arabia back in 1986?

Oil Poor Korea Lapping OPEC Countries With Discipline and Ingenuity

| Posted 05.20.2006 | Huffington Post

What strikes me as perhaps most significant to Korea's world-beating success is the fact that there are no easy riches here.

Oil is Not Scarce -- The Oil Industry Continues to Play Us For Fools

| Posted 05.24.2006 | Politics
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Most people have been bamboozled by the oil industry led by its flacks, by compliant analysts, by peak oil spinmeisters, a snoozing press, and the heavy artillery brought to bear by OPEC.

Report From Beijing: Dynamic Growth, Oil, Pollution, Trade Balances And The Price Of Gas

| Posted 05.29.2006 | Huffington Post

The city is swathed in an amber mist, the smog of unfettered and incautious economic development unchecked by environmental standards or until recently, concerns.