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Entries by Raymond J. Learsy from 09/2010

America in the Caboose While the World Barrels Ahead on High Speed Rail

| Posted 09.08.2010 | Business

Do we really need to focus on 150,000 miles of roads? They must be popping champagne bottles in the corner offices of the oil industry and at OPEC headquarters. What is it that our government doesn't get?

OPEC At 50 Showing The Way To Rebuild America's Economy "As High As An Elephant's Eye"

| Posted 09.16.2010 | Business

Why don't we learn from OPEC's success? We have a commodity easily as critical to the world's economy as oil. We have corn, we have wheat, we have soybeans -- all grain crops critical to the world's food supply.

Krugman Takes On the Angry Rich But Misses Their Pompous Pieties

| Posted 09.23.2010 | Business

One set of rules for Wall Street, one set of rules for Main Street. What's wrong with this scenario? Something very basic to what once was our understanding of America.

Washington Gets Tough on China, but Plays Patsy With OPEC

| Posted 09.30.2010 | Business

China's trade balance with the US has widened to $145 billion from $123 billion the year before. Significant? Yes. But hardly when you consider the distortions visited on us by OPEC and its allies in the oil industry.