Tag Archives: Oil Prices

Roger Baker :
METRO | Is cheaper driving here to stay?

Gasoline may stay cheap until we burn through the current market glut in perhaps a year. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 [This article was written as a companion piece to Roger Baker’s Rag Blog … finish reading Roger Baker :
METRO | Is cheaper driving here to stay?

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Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

The estimate of three years of easily affordable driving depends primarily on how long the current fracking boom, which is holding down the global oil price, can be sustained. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | October 1, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

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Roger Baker : Oil Addiction Generates Denial

Political cartoon from the LA Progressive.Oil addiction generates denial The major sin of the big oil companies was to get their customers addicted, to set up lobbies to keep them addicted, and to deny the looming shortage problem, including the … finish reading Roger Baker : Oil Addiction Generates Denial

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Larry Ray : America’s Gas Pains

Gasoline pump, Naples Italy, March 11, 2012 Photo from la Republica. Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Reality check: America’s gas pains? Most Americans have not lived anywhere other than in America, and many still live not too far … finish reading Larry Ray : America’s Gas Pains

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Roger Baker : How High Gas Prices Are Putting the Hurt on Average Drivers

Cartoon from The Smoking Jacket.How high gas prices are hurtingaverage drivers (and voters) By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / March 22, 2012 [This is the first of a two-part series.] High gasoline prices are probably hitting the average … finish reading Roger Baker : How High Gas Prices Are Putting the Hurt on Average Drivers

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Lamar W. Hankins : Gasoline Prices and Political Nonsense

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow: The oil speculators’ dream, from Harper’s Weekly, 1965. Image from cw-chronicles.com / heatingoil.com.Gasoline prices, the XL Pipeline,oil speculators, and political nonsense The giddy, knee-jerk response to higher gasoline prices is the thoughtless mantra ‘drill, baby, drill.’ … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Gasoline Prices and Political Nonsense

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Alaskans Benefit from Free Venezuelan Heating Oil

Map reflects 2007-’08 winter. Source.Venezuela’s Chavez offers heat to villagesBy Kyle Hopkins / November 28, 2008 VENEZUELAN OIL: Controversial but free program in 3rd year. With heating oil prices approaching $10 a gallon in rural Alaska and reports of neighbors … finish reading Alaskans Benefit from Free Venezuelan Heating Oil

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Toll Roads : Soon to be Yesterday’s News?

Toll road protest in California earlier this year.‘Ordinary people will look back on this era, shake their heads in wonder and ask: how on earth did anyone ever think toll roads were sexy?’By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Toll Roads : Soon to be Yesterday’s News?

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Drawn and Quartered

John Deering / The Arkansas Democrat-GazetteThe Rag Blog

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The Economy : A Throw of the Dice

Here are the odds…By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / July 21, 2008 This article following these comments is a judgment by Mark Gongloff of the Wall Street Journal about “how bad” the US economy might get. This is … finish reading The Economy : A Throw of the Dice

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Drawn and Quartered

Manny Aenlle Francisco / The Manila Times / Manila, The PhilippinesThe Rag Blog / Posted July 7, 2008

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Drawn and Quartered

Peter Bromhead / Dominion-Post Wellington and Sunday-Star Times / Auckland, New Zealand.The Rag Blog / Posted July 5, 2008

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