davidl on May 15th, 2011

Questions for Dumbo, here just one from Victor Davis Hanson, Pajamas Media: We are to believe that future additional drilling in the U.S. will not help lower world oil or gas prices, but calling on the Middle East to pump more, or praising Brazil’s proposed commitment to offshore exploration, will? VDH has a raft more […]

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davidl on October 3rd, 2009

Stink Progress e-farted: Mission  Accomplished For Conservatives Who Rooted Against America. Their so-called evidence: Transcript: SEAN HANNITY, 9/29: Tonight — Gang violence in Chicago leaves a teenager dead, and the shocking events are caught on tape. Should the President be pushing to bring the Olympics to this city? … MICHELLE MALKIN, 9/30: Well, this is […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

These Nightly Rambles are all things I’ve found during the day. I input them all day long and auto-post whatever I’ve collected at around 4 to 430 eastern. I put things in here that catch my eye but that perhaps do not rate a full post on their own. Interesting…. and forgive me for a […]

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davidl on May 31st, 2008

Mrs. Clinton’s scorched earth policy, Boston Globe: LAST YEAR at the beginning of the presidential primary season, Democrats were giddy with excitement. Not only did we have an embarrassment of riches in our candidates but we had two historic candidacies to enjoy. Once and for all our country would show that racism and sexism were […]

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Eric Florack on April 24th, 2008

April 24 (Bloomberg) — Brazil’s discoveries of what may be two of the world’s three biggest oil finds in the past 30 years could help end the Western Hemisphere’s reliance on Middle East crude, Strategic Forecasting Inc. said. Saudi Arabia’s influence as the biggest oil exporter would wane if the fields are as big as […]

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Eric Florack on December 18th, 2007

(AP)- Ailing leader Fidel Castro said in a letter read on state television Monday that he does not intend to cling to power forever or stand in the way of a younger generation, but invoked the example of a renowned Brazilian architect who is still working at 100.”My elemental duty is not to cling to […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2007

McQ gets into a fairly well detailed examination of our energy policy woes: We hear (and have heard) political promises to make the US “energy independent” by x number of years coming from all the current presidential candidates. And they’re also concerned with breaking the hold of foreign oil dependence. Two worthy goals – if […]

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Eric Florack on November 25th, 2007

Dan Riehl observes: The DesMoines Register discusses the pros and cons of Bill Clinton’s role in Hillary’s campaign. What Brazile alludes to warrants fleshing out. It may set the stage for some real fun, provided Hillary gains the nomination. “I think it’s going to come down to: Do you really want Bill Clinton back in […]

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Eric Florack on November 10th, 2007

Here’s a little-used graphic of currently understood domestic oil potential, that the Washington Post ran some months ago: (Drill the pic for full size) Now, before you comment on the limitations involved, be aware most of the limits are man made. Environmental laws and so forth… laws which are hindering our energy independence. Further, please […]

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Eric Florack on November 9th, 2007

SAO PAULO, Brazil: A monster offshore oil discovery and promising fields near the find could help Brazil join the ranks of the world’s major exporters, but full-scale extraction is unlikely until 2013 and will be very expensive.The “ultra-deep” Tupi field off the coast of Rio de Janeiro could hold as much as 8 billion barrels […]

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Eric Florack on October 26th, 2007

Interesting how this stuff keeps coming up. It’s almost like… she’s like… GUILTY or something. WASHINGTON —Fox-  One gift that Hillary Clinton is unlikely to enjoy on her 60th birthday Friday is the premiere of “Hillary Uncensored,” a scathing documentary whose 13-minute trailer has been No. 1 on Google Video since Oct. 10, with more […]

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