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Entries by Raymond J. Learsy from 11/2010

Food -- The American Midwest at the Cusp of an Economic Renaissance

| Posted 11.07.2010 | Business

In the coming food shortages, the American Midwest will become the most crucial provider of food grains to the world, building on an already leading, but barely heralded position of leadership.

Air Cargo Terror and the Accession of Rep. Peter King To Chair House Committee on Homeland Security

| Posted 11.12.2010 | Politics

The attempt to destroy airplanes in midair and, as we recently learned, timed to detonate while in flight over the Eastern United States brings home o...

Mr. Buffett's New York Times' Op-Ed. Thank You We Feel Better Now

| Posted 11.17.2010 | Business

Today the readers of the NYT were regaled with Warren Buffett's Op-Ed expressing his admiration and appreciation for the great good work performed by our government in rallying to Wall Street's rescue. The Financial Crisis is replete with ironies.

Booming U.S. Gas Industry Becoming an American Energy Exporter

| Posted 11.24.2010 | Business

We're seeing a tectonic shift in America's dependence on imported energy begin to take hold. In the last weeks a number of major events have taken place that are beginning to shift the balance of energy in significant ways.