Those segments of the US beholden to both big business and America-firstness have a big conundrum looming on the horizon: what to do with the natural gas supplies waiting to be developed on the Alaskan North Slope. TransCanada and ExxonMobil have filed their plans to seek shippers with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and … Continue reading Alaskan Gas to China?
So… My dad gave me the Sarah Palin book, Going Rogue for Christmas because he knows I have no use for her and he thought it would be funny. Despite my promise to return the book ‘on the way to the airport’, I have decided to keep the book and try and read it. How’s … Continue reading Going Rogue: The Review
Please welcome to the GonzoGeek stage, everybody's favorite neocon thinktank, the Heritage Foundation. You might remember them as the folks who so long pursued a land military base in Iraq and finally found a stooge (W.) willing to implement the plan for them if only they'd give him some goodies. No? Well look it up. … Continue reading Heritage Foundation: Tool of the Apocalypse
So, it’s the holiday weekend and me and my in-laws are sitting around watching tv and we hear ‘…with 18 months to go in her term…’ accompanied by a photo of The Barracudinator or whatever they’re calling Gov. Palin these days. “What was that?” "Don’t know, try another station." We flip around and come to: … Continue reading Sarah Palin: Go Gently Into That Good Nighto
"Can I call you Joe?" "Yes." But then she didn't. Obviously a stage prop. Especially since Joe repeatedly called McCain, 'John.' Nice strategy. Since Joe's not running for Prez and John is, Joe doesn't have nearly as much to lose by attaching them both to the Beltway. All in all, I thought Palin might've pulled … Continue reading VP Debate: Not a landslide
We could drill everywhere in the U.S. and not meet our energy needs or reduce prices. The U.S. contains only 3 or 4 percent of the world's proven oil and gas reserves. As the U.S. Department of Interior has indicated, at the most, only 4 billion barrels of oil reserves lie off the entire Atlantic … Continue reading Expanded domestic drilling and its ‘benefits’