Should we move to a pure natural gas transport model?

What follows is the text of a rebuttal letter I wrote to Michael Fitzsimmons who is a retired engineer and a proponent of moving all transport to natural gas as a way to free the US from reliance upon imported oil. We had a series of letters on the Seeking Alpha financial web site. ThisContinue reading “Should we move to a pure natural gas transport model?”

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Hosi! Ease up! Disappear Brother.. You’re making the CIA and the US look really bad.

So by now you’ve probably heard about that little brouhaha going on over in Cairo with students and little old ladies protesting against another close  dictator ally of the United States,  and getting stomped by  Hosi thugs wielding swords from stampeding camels and galloping Arabians. I am sure the events are not being lost onContinue reading “Hosi! Ease up! Disappear Brother.. You’re making the CIA and the US look really bad.”

The US needs China to finance its deficits, or does it?

Of course you recognize this building, right? It’s the Bank of China in Bejiing. These are the boys that the US is afraid to annoy with rants of undervalued currency, balance of payment issues, human rights abuses, Tiananmen Square, North Korea, intellectual property abuses, theft of patents  and technology, carbon pollution, you know, the works.Continue reading “The US needs China to finance its deficits, or does it?”