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Entries by Raymond J. Learsy from 05/2007

Saudi Arabia's 'Oil Plot' Arrests: Targeting al-Qaeda or Our Congress?

| Posted 05.01.2007 | Politics
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Is the nexus of Iraqi inspired jihadist operations targeting oil installations in Saudi Arabia and the Congressional vote to exit Iraq a coincidence?

Hillary Clinton's Barnstorming Achievement: "She Didn't Like The Configuration of the Cabin"

| Posted 05.03.2007 | Politics
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One cannot help but take umbrage in being lectured at about the gathering environmental disaster, by those who do not have the slightest interest in leading by example.

Average Gas Prices Hit All Time High: How Congress Must Now Act to Reduce Runaway Oil/Gasoline Prices

| Posted 05.07.2007 | Politics
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Certainly, this administration is going to do nothing to cause OPEC to play by market rules. Their friends in the oil industry would feel betrayed.

Gas Prices At Record Levels and the American Petroleum Institute (API) Serves Up More Gas

| Posted 05.11.2007 | Politics
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The API placed a full page ad in the Washington Post yesterday collegially signed by the "The People of America's Oil and Natural Gas Industry." Just guys like the rest of us.

Monsieur le President Bush, Parlez-Vous Francais?

| Posted 05.21.2007 | Politics
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France's recently elected President Sarkozy (probably as close to a French edition of an American Republican as we are going to see) proclaimed that fighting 'global warming' will be his highest priority.

House Passes Gasoline Profiteering Bill and Misses the Target by a Mile

| Posted 05.25.2007 | Business
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Your local gas stations have become a useful diversion, focusing our attention and that of Congress away from the real gougers, the oil companies themselves.

The House Acts With Authority, The Press Remains Silent, The New York Times Trolls for the Oil Industry

| Posted 05.28.2007 | Media
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In the authoritative hauteur that only the Times can muster, it pitches its readers the received wisdom of oil industry flacks to parade their industry's incredibly self serving point of view.