Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Devil is beating his wife.

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Baton Rouge, on a good day.

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Sprechen Sie “Green Energy”? ¡No Más!

Consider the Green Energy experiments of Spain, Germany and Australia: Why would any thinking person embark down that same road? Continue reading

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On the Cover of the Rolling Stone

Well we are big rock singers, we’ve got golden fingers And we’re loved everywhere we go We sing about beauty and we sing about truth At ten thousand dollars a show We take all kind of pills to give us … Continue reading

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Eagle Ford Shale wells visible from space (photos) #rsrh

http://fuelfix.com/blog/2013/07/05/eagle-ford-shale-wells-visible-from-space/#13828-2 NASA said, “A band of lighting visible to the southeast of San Antonio marks well pads associated with the Eagle Ford Formation (also known as the Eagle Ford Shale). This geologic formation is an important producer of both oil … Continue reading

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Tulsa’s Mayor Pulls Support for Olympic Bid

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/sports/olympics/tulsa-mayor-no-longer-backs-long-shot-olympic-bid.html?src=recg The Tulsa mayor, Dewey F. Bartlett Jr., withdrew his support this week of the plan to bring the Summer Games to Oklahoma, acknowledging that the city was not equipped to host an enormous international event like the Olympics. Bartlett’s … Continue reading

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R.I.P. The Oil Drum, 2005-2013

It was with some dismay that I read this morning of the impending end of The Oil Drum, perhaps the leading “peak oil” blog … … due to scarcity of new content caused by a dwindling number of contributors. Despite … Continue reading

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This 1 is Headed 2 Jail 4 10 2 15 Years

http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/07/new_orleans_rapper_booked_with.html#incart_river DeGruy had fled to California after arrest warrants alleged that he had shot at, and narrowly missed, an eastern St. Bernard man he knew on April 29. He allegedly had beaten and robbed that man and another eastern St. … Continue reading

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In Mongolia, at least you can tell the jackbooted thugs by their jackboots. #rsrh

In the U.S., they’re much more likely to wear a Guy Fawkes mask, carry an SIEU card or a Federal badge. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/02/mongolian-neo-nazis-rebrand-environmentalists “A Mongolian neo-Nazi group has rebranded itself as an environmentalist organisation fighting pollution by foreign-owned mines, seeking legitimacy … Continue reading

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Tulsa? A Heartland Olympic Dream – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/01/sports/olympics/london-tokyo-athens-tulsa-a-mid-american-olympic-dream.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0 But Tulsa, its boosters argue, offers something that big-ticket American rivals like Los Angeles, Boston and Dallas can only dream of — the vast frontier of America. This part of the country produced Woody Guthrie and Jim Thorpe. Neon … Continue reading

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