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Dissent is Not Terrorism! Except in Oklahoma City.

The Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance is doing great work opposing the industrialization of rural Oklahoma and the construction of dangerous pipelines through farm country. As many of you know, I was arrested earlier last year for chaining myself to … Continue reading

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The outlook for future oil and gas production, given high decline rates and some observations on the consequences of high energy prices for Oklahoma City

The commentary below is shared with permission of the author. It originated in private discussions on the listserv of the advisory board of the ASPO-USA (Association for the Study of Peak Oil). It is not cornucopian news. It is further … Continue reading

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Peak Oil Denialists Running Rampant

You know that the peak oil denial movement is running rampant when Treehugger of all places pops up with a peak oil denial article quoting the redoubtable George Monbiot claiming that “there’s enough oil to deep fry us all.”  While … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone debunks the fracking bubble and ABC reports PINK SLIME in hamburger

The March 15, 2012 edition of Rolling Stone magazine has  an excellent debunking of the fracking bubble and the myth of 100 years of natural gas — The Big Fracking Bubble – the Scam Behind the Gas Boom. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Will Israel target Iran’s oil facilities?

John Robb asked a provocative question in his Global Guerrillas blog yesterday –  will Israel go after Iran’s oil production facilities? He argues that this is the only target in Iran that will accomplish what the Israelis will need to … Continue reading

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More debunks for the 100 years of Natural Gas myth.

Do you suppose we could get A. McClendon et al to give up their natural gas myth-making for Lent?  Not a chance of course, but . . . Anyone tempted to believe the 100 years of natural gas myth should … Continue reading

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Walnut Grove is gone.

Last Saturday we decided to head out to the Old Paris Flea Market to do a little after-market shopping, and so we turned south on Byers from Reno and after passing under the construction of the “New Crosstown Freeway” we … Continue reading

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OKC is a dangerous place for pedestrians.

The Brand Oklahoma City boys sure won’t like this news. But it is a fact: Oklahoma City is a seriously dangerous place for pedestrians.  In fact, we rank #22 in the nation as a dangerous place to walk, according to … Continue reading

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Sobering news.

This weekend brought sobering news. The first is the occasion of the issuance of the 2nd quarter 2011 report by 72 year old Jeremy Grantham, who sits on top of $100 billion in managed assets as the head of the … Continue reading

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Two observations on the meta-narrative.

We don’t lack for explanations about what is going on these days.  Politicians and special interests are working overtime to spin events in ways that benefit them. There’s little comment from the viewpoint of the common good about the meaning … Continue reading

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