Category Archives: Oil

Will the Obama Administration Help the Wackaloon Koch Brothers Get Even Richer?

And, if so why? By way of John Aravosis, we come across this interesting revelation about who would benefit from the approval of the Keystone-XL pipeline, which is widely opposed–because we need pipelines that have a habit of rupturing travelling … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Democrats, Environment, Oil

Note to Unions: This Is Not How You Build a Coalition

Forgetting Cruickshank’s rule: No one in a coalition takes a backward step to advance another member’s cause.
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Posted in Environment, Oh Canada!, Oil, Unions | 1 Comment

Why Do We Fetishize Budget Deficits and Not Trade Deficits?

Deficits don’t matter, the causes of those deficits do.
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Posted in Economics, Energy, Jobs, Oil | 4 Comments

How High Gas Prices Are an Income Transfer to the Very Rich From the Rest of Us

It’s all about the stock options…
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Posted in Automobiles, Bidness, Oil, Taxes, Transportation | 3 Comments

What Is Really Required to Move to a Renewable Energy Future: The Lance Mannion Edition

This is not going to be easy to fix. Not at all.
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Posted in Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Housing, Nukular Stuff, Oil, Transportation | 7 Comments

A Defense of Nuclear Power As a Second Best Option

If we’re not serious about energy consumption, what other choice do we have?
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Posted in Energy, Environment, Housing, Nukular Stuff, Oil, Transportation | 21 Comments

That’s the Sound of the Men, Working on the ChainOil Gang

I suppose BP could import Hessians to guard its facilities too. That would help.
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Posted in Basic Human Decency, Civil Liberties, Fucking Royals, Oil | 2 Comments