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From Oil To Armageddon

By JR Dieckmann

What if oil prices continue to rise with no end in sight? Even now with gas at $4.50 a gallon on the west coast, it’s becoming difficult for many people to fill up their gas tanks. What’s going to happen when it goes to $5.00, $6.00, $7.00 a gallon, or even higher? This will have an effect on all levels of society – from the poor, all the way to the White House. The entire economy of the country and the free world may be at stake. It could lead to war.

I’m not saying this is going to happen, but it could. It is just as likely that gas prices will start to decline by the end of the year. We are already seeing a small drop in consumption and demand, but no drop in prices as the price of a barrel of oil continues to climb. Some investment professionals are calling it an “oil bubble” that is soon to burst. I don’t see it that way at all. Continue reading

July 6, 2008 Posted by | economy, trucking | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

CNN and O’Reilly Are Distorting The Energy Issue

By JR Dieckmann

After paying $65.00 to put 14 gallons of gas in my car the other day, I came home and sat down to watch “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News. I no longer watch the arrogant Bill O’Reilly now; that was the last straw.

First out on his program was his “Talking Points” in which he discussed the reason for the high cost of gas today. It has become painfully apparent that O’Reilly’s understanding of the issues behind the cost of gas is as pathetic as his understanding of the reasons for our invasion of Iraq. It’s not about oil company greed, Bill, and it wasn’t solely about Saddam’s WMDs. O’Reilly has been hanging around with too many leftists in the media.

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June 24, 2008 Posted by | economy, trucking | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment