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Entries by Raymond J. Learsy from 10/2012

The Charade of the Iranian Oil Embargo

| Posted 10.02.2012 | Business

The U.S. should at long last recognize that in being the world's most important consumer of fossil fuels our market is as important to oil producers as they have been in supplying our needs.

Big Bird in Romney's Sights and the National Endowment for the Arts Is Next

| Posted 10.07.2012 | Arts

Governor Romney may call himself a Republican, but he is not a Republican of the iconic stature of President Reagan. President Reagan fully understood the importance of the arts to the formation of the nation's character.

Obsequiousness to Power -- the IMF's to OPEC

| Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

Perhaps we should take Mme. Lagarde's effusiveness before OPEC to heart and learn from her standards. If one of the world's most prestigious international institutions can render such homage to brazen price conspirators, we should act accordingly.

The New York Times' Natural Gas Mania

| Posted 10.22.2012 | Business

Once a bee gets into the New York Times' bonnet it has a tendency to make a lot of noise and wont fly easily away. For reasons unbeknownst to mere mortals the New York Times has an obsession with its reportage on the natural gas industry that slips to the edge of buffoonery.