The musings of a useful idiot (Thomas Sowell): Is the US Now on the Slippery Slope to Tyranny?

I try to not be overly partisan here in the blogosphere or even in life.  I like to keep my objectivity as when one is engaged in partisan battles it becomes very difficult to do that mainly because you’re constantly on the offensive or defensive.  That tends to create a bunker mentality and you can’t … Continue reading

Oil Expert Matt Simmons: “We’re going to have to evacuate the gulf states, can you imagine evacuating 20 million people? This story is 80 times worse than I thought.”

I’ve posted a few articles on oil expert Matt Simmons’ take on the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.  The problem now is bad weather is moving in to complicate matters due to a tropical wave in the Caribbean that might move into the gulf.  I personally don’t know enough about how likely an evacuation could be and … Continue reading

Peak Oil: The real reason behind deep water drilling

  Peak Oil is a concept that’s been a cause of concern over the past few years.  It’s basically a reference to the steady decline in oil supplies after production levels peak.  There are a variety of studies out on this and various estimates of when this will occur, but most estimates put Peak Oil … Continue reading