Like a moth drawn back to the flame I feel compelled to be singed one more time. It’s a simple equation, increasing oil production is not equal to lowering gas prices (↑ crude oil production ≠ ↓ gas prices). The groundless argument that gasoline prices in the United States would be reduced by increasing the … More ↑ crude oil production ≠ ↓ gas prices
I’m not exactly sure why I can’t seem to let go of this topic. Maybe it’s because I sat through another news cycle with Republican candidates vociferously maintaining that President Obama could somehow affect short term gasoline prices. Once again they cited how the policies of his “anti business” administration were limiting the production of … More Keystone XL, gasoline prices and politicians
Governments of 18 of the top 20 oil producing nations control the distribution of oil from their territories. Only two, the United States and Canada, allow oil companies to distribute oil according to market dynamics. While it may be correct to talk of “Saudi Arabian Oil” there is no such equivalent entity as “American Oil.” … More Gasoline prices, politics and the reality of petroleum distribution.
The title should be “Trying to understand Complementary and Alternative Medicine” because I simply can’t understand it – at least the medical basis for it. I’ve never really paid much attention to Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and just assumed it was just something of interest to a fringe element of society. After all, there … More Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine – CAM
Even unbiased polls that are properly designed sometimes provide glimpses into the nature of the respondent pool that is disappointing if not outright disturbing. In any given poll it seems to me that about 20% of the respondents are either unaware of the facts of an issue or provide responses that are at odds with … More Public opinion polls: You can’t save the 20%