With every passing month, evidence peak world oil production has either passed or is getting very close becomes stronger. Last week, the world peak oil conference in Ireland, heard that the best available data now suggests there may only be about 250 billion barrels of oil left to find rather […]
All the hoopla about last weekend’s lucky date, 7/7/07, luckiest at least since 7/7/77, may qualify it as one of those we’ll remember for awhile, as in, “Do you remember what you were doing that day?” I still remember details of the one 30 years ago, back in the era […]
This week, the House is planning to vote on legislation that would finally withdraw our troops from Iraq. The “U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act” sets a date for redeploying our troops to begin March 1, 2008, and be completed by August 31, 2008.
Chalk another one up for the President and his record of misinformation regarding the Iraq War. Last month in a nationally televised speech, President Bush made a last ditch appeal to the American public for sending more troops to Iraq in an attempt to save his flawed policy. The escalation […]
When you have an industry that has shown nothing but growth in this century, everybody wants to get into the act.
The Iraq Study Group (ISG) released its long-awaited report on Iraq two weeks ago, calling the situation, “grave and deteriorating.” As expected, the ISG’s recommendations contrasted dramatically with the views of the President and his administration.
Keeping up with the worldwide wine scene can be a fulltime occupation in these days of the global marketplace.
The story broke the morning after Labor Day, when the Wall Street Journal ran a front-page piece reporting that Chevron along with two partners had announced the results of a major oil production test in the Gulf of Mexico. The partners Chevron, Statoil, and Devon Energy ran the test on […]
On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of the Gulf Coast, I joined a group of Democratic lawmakers, led by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, to tour the region. Our objective was to survey the rebuilding efforts and hear from local residents about the problems they’ve been experiencing in the past […]
What a difference a month makes. Just four weeks ago Hezbollah and the Israelis were engaged in the heaviest fighting the world has seen since the US overran Iraq.