Category Archives: Oil

“You Can Fool Some of the People All the Time” — Has Trump Won?

“You Can Fool Some of The People All the Time” — Has Trump Won? President Lincoln might have said this, but Trump, and his cohort, and his Party, and his Fox News, live it.  As long as 90% of them … Continue reading

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We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers

We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers We have a President who has a non-Constitutional, volunteer, personal (?) lawyer who guarantees him that he has powers beyond the Constitution, that he has Absolute Rights (?), and that he … Continue reading

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Economic Reasons to be Cautious With Iran

Economic Reasons to be Cautious with Iran The Saudi government and people, the Persian Gulf nations, and the world economies and nuclear powers definitely don’t want a war with Iran. The Saudi’s and the Gulf states must be shocked that … Continue reading

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My Concerns About a US Counterattack

My Concerns About a US Counterattack There seems to be a rush to judgement on who was responsible for the attacks on Saudi oil facilities.  This, unfortunately, reminds me of when we invaded Iraq, under the misconception that Iranian milk … Continue reading

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Articles about Saudi Arabia and World, US, and California Oil

During the last year I have been writing articles about Middle East and Saudi oil, and the strait of Hormuz.  California has been 15% dependent on Saudi oil, and may be affected by the recent oil field and refinery fires … Continue reading

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Energy and Cost Problems With Senator Sander’s Green New Deal

Energy and Cost Problems With Senator Sander’s Green New Deal I am only going to comment on the energy aspects of the plan, not the employment and social justice parts, which are separate choices to make. The speedy goal is … Continue reading

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Trump Does Not Misunderstand Air Pollution, He Hides It

Trump Does Not Misunderstand Air Pollution, He Hides It The G20 reporting claims that Trump confuses air pollution with climate change.  But Trump is also sweeping harmful US air pollution under the rug as well.  He doesn’t misunderstand them.   … Continue reading

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California and US Dependence on Persian Gulf Oil

California and US Dependence on Persian Gulf Oil Trump’s advisors had to have told him that about 20% of the world’s oil comes through the Strait of Hormuz, where the drone was shot down, and the tankers were mined.  This … Continue reading

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What Kind of War Advice is Trump Getting?

What Kind of War Advice is Trump Getting? Update:  Wednesday.  The foreign minister of Iran has pointed out that the UN Charter (I looked up Article 2, Item 4) “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat … Continue reading

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Environmental Rules Rolled Back by Trump

Environmental Rules Rolled Back by Trump The New York Times has documented 83 environmental rules rolled back or being rolled back by the Trump administration.  It has also noted 10 that have been reinstated by the courts.  We report their … Continue reading

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