The Running Commentary

Iraq oil reserves bigger than US deficit!

Certainly the global powerbase could shift dramatically if the countries there decided to combine their resource wealth?


When the hype is gone!!

Well the Hollywood production is done and Obama and his family have taken up residence in the white house. I wonder if he is thinking to himself, “what the hell have I gotten myself into?” He faces probably the biggest task that has faced a president of the United States ever. He need to find…

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Why should Palin be different to any other politician??

Below a headline from the online section of the Times yesterday, plus a caption under the picture that accompanied the article.   Once Elected, Palin Hired Friends and Lashed Foes Throughout her career, Ms. Palin has pursued vendettas, fired officials who crossed her and blurred the line between government and personal grievance. The article was well written…

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Oil price down Dollar strengths I smell a rat..

The link between the dollar strength and the drop in the price of oil cannot be simple economics or can it. With the global economy heading south, one of the ways to turn it around is to get the American economy consuming at the levels it was 12 months ago.I sometimes come up with these…

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Oil Price fueling Global economic downturn

Many discussions currently are dominated by the price of oil and how this is negatively impacting on the Global economy, but many people are scratching their heads trying to understand what has lead to the change in demand, which is driving the increase. I have, with many of my colleagues debated whether the demand has…

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Should we let the red white and blue lead the green drive

I, as mentioned before, am a subscriber to TIME magazine.  The copy from last week contained and article that basically expounded how the USA (the war machine that it is) can effectively lead the world in terms of climate change. The author(s) speak about various initiatives that are being done by the state of California…

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