Monthly Archives: December 2016

Oil, Gas, and the Electoral College

An illustration from my profession, petroleum engineering, might shed some light on the Electoral College, and what the founders were trying to accomplish when they designed it. So please indulge me. Don’t sweat the details. I promise I’ll keep it … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, the Energy President?

This is an excerpt from a blog post I wrote after Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address (emphasis in original): I keep circling back to the central irony of the Obama Presidency: Obama could have been the Energy President. … Continue reading

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Teats on a Bull

Willis Eschenbach is my favorite writer at wattsupwiththat.com. You really need to read his latest, “The DOE vs. Ugly Reality”. It seems the Washington Post has the vapors over a letter that the Trump transition team sent to the Department … Continue reading

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