Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cuba’s oil fortunes bleak after 3rd dry hole, rig departure #rsrh

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/world/americas/rigs-departure-to-hamper-cubas-oil-prospects.html “Lee Hunt, a former president of the International Association of Drilling Contractors, said there were still potential opportunities off the island. The first Repsol well, he said, was not productive, but a subsequent study of the drilling results concluded … Continue reading

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Urine as fuel? #rsrh

Now this really pi**es me off. Teens Create A Way To Use Urine As Fuel – Forbes Four teenage girls figured out a way to use a liter of urine as fuel for generating six hours of electricity. Fourteen-year-olds Duro-Aina … Continue reading

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LA-3 Runoff: It’s a Jungle Out There

In a Jungle Primary oddity, Tuesday’s election pitted two incumbent Republicans vying for a single seat in Louisiana’s new District 3 (Southwest LA). The results: Rep. Charles Boustany (R-Lafayette) – 45% Rep. Jeff Landry (R-New Iberia) – 30% Attorney Ron … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Brilliant Chris Matthews #rsrh

It’s an ill wind…

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Carbon Taxes. That didn’t take long. #rsrh

Obama May Levy Carbon Tax to Cut U.S. Deficit, HSBC Says “Barack Obama may consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the U.S. budget deficit after winning a second term as president, according to HSBC Holdings Plc. … Continue reading

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‘Eco-Taxes’ Planned for a Second Obama Term?

The issue of Climate Change has been a no-show in the 2012 election cycle; one would think that ManBearPig had been named an endangered species. But a two-year study commisioned by Barack Obama’s Treasury Department will recommend ways to “green” … Continue reading

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