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Entries by Raymond J. Learsy from 06/2007

John Edwards Attacks Big Oil With Laser-Like Focus

| Posted 06.01.2007 | Politics
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Every time a candidate castigates the oil industry the hymn is always out of the same song book, so it is especially refreshing to hear a candidate come at the topic with a focused grasp of the issues at hand.

The World of Energy in 2040. Amory Lovins in the White House?

| Posted 06.05.2007 | Politics
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It isn't unthinkable that someone with his values, his vision, his concern about the climatic calamity facing future generations will be elected to lead our nation.

The Venice Biennale, A European Triumph, A Global Cast, and a Great American Art Director

| Posted 06.07.2007 | Media
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The dichotomies that art presents have sharpened our capacities for comprehending the world and making our place in it. And in its presentation this vast and striking exhibition does exactly that.

Is it Time to Take Saudi King Abdullah at His Word and Exit Iraq?

| Posted 06.14.2007 | Politics
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Our policies in Iraq mirror those of and are deeply influenced by the Saudis, for which the Saudis repay us by rigging the price of oil and insinuating themselves into the halls of our government.

Iran Threatens to Use The Oil Weapon: Make My Day!

| Posted 06.19.2007 | Politics
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Only their earnings on oil exports are holding the economy together. If they stopped exporting their oil the economy, and almost certainly the government, would collapse in short order.

Peak Oil is Snake Oil!

| Posted 06.25.2007 | Politics
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The "peak oil" pranksters are aided by the oil companies that run TV ads advising us that half the planet's oil will be consumed in 20 years.

Peak Oil Theorists Gush Obfuscation!

| Posted 06.29.2007 | Politics
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It's too much to expect peak oil theorists to suddenly admit they're wrong. But Mr. Andrew's rejoinder to my "Peak Oil is Snake Oil!" piece requires some untangling to get at the pertinent facts.