Category Archives: Foreign Relations

What Would Make the Economy Roar Again?

The last week-end edition of the Wall Street Journal contains an article by Marc Levinson entitled “Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore”.  Marc Levinson is a former finance and economics editor of the Economist.  He points out that in the … Continue reading

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Economic Issues & Elections

While trying to write some of my memoirs, I thought of some of my experiences as young engineering project manager in the Natural Gas Liquids Division of a major integrated oil company.  My first two projects had been building processing … Continue reading

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Oil Industry Nature and Econ – what investors should know – Part3

The term “peak production” with reference to oil and gas implies that we have exhausted the Petroleum supply in world.  It’s taken thousands of years to create the oil & gas we are using.  Some day we will probably exhaust … Continue reading

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Should We Hate Islam? or Just Fear It?

Last week Tulsa had veterans Day Parade.  The purpose, of course, was to recognize and thank people who had been in the armed services and helped defend the country from possible aggression.  There was a movement to deny Muslims the … Continue reading

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The Iranian Agreement and Teddy Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly and carry a big stick;  you will go far”.  I have always believed that this is true wisdom, and that there is both necessity and wisdom in doing both.  Our current president seems to have … Continue reading

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