434 posts categorized "Current Affairs"

March 20, 2022

Send the MiGs to Ukraine Now!

Not sending them more dangerous.

First we all thought that Ukraine would be conquered in two days. It wasn’t only Putin who made that mistake, it was almost everyone else including me. Now, because of Ukrainians’ incredible courage, we More...

March 16, 2022

US Policy Enables and Encourages Monopoly Behavior by Major Oil Companies

Only independent producers will bring prices down.

The Competition Problem

Producers of commodity products have a problem they’ve had ever since capitalism was invented and probably before. It’s called competit More...

March 08, 2022

The Bear That Didn’t Bite

Why hasn’t Putin cut off gas and oil to Europe?

According to More...

March 07, 2022

Stop Buying Russian Oil; No-Fly Zone

Two huge decisions for this week.

Oil

There is already a bipartisan bill in Congress to cut off US oil imports from Russia. Apparently fearing that Americans will blame him for even higher gas prices, Biden is More...

March 01, 2022

Brave Ukraine Can Unite a Fractured US

But only if we can break the habit of tearing each other apart.

Nothing is as inspiring as the brave Ukrainians fighting against Putin’s brutal invasion. The TV cameras show the expected stream of refugees escaping – mostly women and c More...

February 25, 2022

Defeating Putin Requires Winning the Energy War

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February 01, 2022

High Oil and Gas Prices Fuel Russian and Iranian Aggressiveness

Drill, baby drill is a peaceful (and environmentally sound) response.

The threat to peace

At over $80/barrel for oil, Russia and Iran are awash in profits; today’s price is $88. They can afford guns and butter. More...

December 29, 2021

Is Freedom Possible Without Consequences?

I'll be on WDEV (96.1 FM, 550 AM) in VT with Bill Sayre at 11AM today (December 29, 2021) discussing whether

  1. we can be free not to get vaccinated without accepting responsibility if we get sick;
  2. we can be free to take the drugs of our choice without any consequences f More...

December 15, 2021

Democrats and Republicans Both Fear the Next Election Will be Stolen

They’re both giving us all plenty of reason to worry.

Exhibit number one is rightly Trump’s January 9 coup attempt. Even though some of the participants might have been legitimate demonstrators who got swept up and carried away, those who planned this attempted insurrecti More...

December 06, 2021

Freedom Has Consequences

“No one has the right to tell me what I put into my body!!!”

“I have the right to take my drugs of choice!!”

“I’m not a slave; I don’t have to work!”

Suppose I don’t want to get vaccinated. Let’s ignore the fact that I put others at risk with my choice. Am I willing to acc More...

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