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Tankosphere for July 3, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On July 3, 2008 @ 3:31 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

  • Don’t look for President Obama or President McCain to save you, America. The tumbling housing market and rising gas prices will continue to plague the U.S. economy in 2009—and there is nothing either of those guys can do about it. Unless they do…

    (tags: Economy [2])

  • Energy: What do the Democratic-led Congress and OPEC have in common? Both sit on vast amounts of oil, and are content to leave it in the ground and let prices soar…

    (tags: Oil [4])

  • A bright spot in domestic energy production is the Bakken Formation underlying North Dakota and Montana, its development made possible through new technology, investment by oil companies, and the fact that the much of the property is held in private…

    (tags: Energy [6])

  • Politicians who blame “speculators” in futures markets for the run up in oil prices — such as Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) writing in this morning’s USAToday — should consider a lesson from the lowly onion…

    (tags: Regulation, [8] Oil [4])

  • Apparently, the efficiency of power plants in the United States has remained the same for the past 50 years. That’s right; in 1957, at a 33% efficiency rate, power plants got just as much energy for every pound of coal as they…

    (tags: Energy [6])


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URLs in this post:

[1] How the Next President Can Return America to Prosperity – U.S. News and World Report: http://www.usnews.com/blogs/capital-commerce/2008/7/2/how-the-next-president-can-return-america-to-prosperity.html

[2] Economy: http://del.icio.us/TheFoundry/Economy

[3] U.S. Congress = OPEC? – Carpe Diem: http://mjperry.blogspot.com/2008/07/us-congress-opec.html

[4] Oil: http://del.icio.us/TheFoundry/Oil

[5] A Bakken Round-Up – Shopfloor.org: http://www.shopfloor.org/2008/07/01/a-bakken-round-up/

[6] Energy: http://del.icio.us/TheFoundry/Energy

[7] On Onions, Oil, and ‘Speculators’ – The CATO Institute: http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2008/06/30/on-onions-oil-and-speculators/

[8] Regulation,: http://del.icio.us/TheFoundry/Regulation,

[9] Energy inefficiency – The Adam Smith Institute: http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/environment/energy-inefficiency-200807021637/

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