Category Archives: Energy Industry

How Will America Make Up for those 830,000 Barrels of Lost Oil Each Day?

Well, it happened.  According to a June 20, 2014 editorial in Investor’s Business Daily, the Ottawa government finally made a decision to build a pipeline to Canada’s west coast.  From there, the crude oil will probably be shipped to Asia from a supertanker port. Unfortunately for America, the administration refused to approve Keystone, despite the fact [...]
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Carbon Dioxide Emissions – The EPA to Propose 30% Limitations – A Top Story This Week

This week’s top news story seems to be about the EPA proposing a new rule on carbon dioxide emissions.  The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, The Washington Post are all carrying top news stories on Sunday night, June 1st, on the regulation of carbon dioxide emissions.  According to the WSJ, the EPA will mandate power [...]
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Does Helping the Planet Hurt the Poor?

This week The Wall Street Journal poses an important question: “Does Helping the Planet Hurt the Poor?”  It provides two different answers by two different authors with distinctly contrary opinions.  Peter Singer, professor of Bioethics at Princeton, answers: “No, if the West Makes Sacrifices.”  Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist”  responds in contrast: “Yes, if We Listen to Green [...]
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The Economics of Global Warming – Important, New Information!

In my 2009 prophetic book, America’s Economic War, about the war between American Capitalism and socialism, I wrote that: “The so-called global warming “crisis” is about controlling the economy, controlling you, and eliminating your economic freedom.  It accomplishes this by convincing you to alter your lifestyle or risk the survival of the planet.”  In that [...]
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Is State Capitalism Superior to Market Capitalism? The Case of China.

An article in The Wall Street Journal this week raises questions about the long-standing consensus that market competition is better than central planning.  Using an example from China’s success in the emerging solar energy industry,  the question arises: Is State Capitalism superior to Market Capitalism?  If not, how can China’s successes be explained?  Let’s talk about it [...]
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