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  • Nearly 70% of Americans favor euthanasia

    06/22/2014 5:18:19 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 99 replies
    Red State ^ | June 20, 2014 | streiff
    When a person has a disease that cannot be cured, do you think doctors should be allowed by law to end the patient’s life by some painless means if the patient and his or her family request it? At first blush, the idea that a euthanasia should be allowed seems to follow a logic. If a person is suffering and wishes to end that suffering then who has the right to tell them no? It is their life, right? Only some troglodyte Bible thumper could possibly deny a person the simple mercy of ending their suffering. In this way it...
  • IMPEACH OBAMA PROTEST UC IRVINE, CA, JUNE 14

    06/12/2014 6:50:35 PM PDT · by CaptainPatriot · 38 replies
    Coalition To Impeach Obama Now ^ | 6/21/14 | Coalition To Impeach Obama Now
    A protest for Obama’s impeachment and conviction has been scheduled for the intersection in front of Angel stadium in Anaheim. Hundreds of protesters are expected to participate. News of the protest is being widely spread via various blogs, e-mail lists and FaceBook pages by local patriot groups in Southern California. Though it is primarily an Impeach-Obama event, protesters of all issues are welcome. Come out and get literally in his face. Let’s make this a breakout protest. ...more here http://ion-us.net/2014/03/23/impeach-obama-protest-planned-for-uc-irvine-graduation/
  • Who knows about trading penny stocks? A plea for help.

    01/12/2014 2:03:05 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 60 replies
    1/12/14 | Righttackle44
    Folks, I am a poor boy who would like to be helped and educated by someone who knows what they're doing--what they're talking about. I have been reading some, but there are a lot of basic things I don't yet understand. How much money would I need to start the whole shebang? Can you use online stock sites to purchase shares, or do you have to go through a broker? You get the picture. My friend said that me thinking about penny stock trading is like trusting Lou Costello or Jerry Lewis to assemble an H-bomb. I'm looking for advice,...
  • Man Feeding Herd of Friendly Deer at His Colorado Home

    01/04/2014 1:25:48 PM PST · by albasun · 58 replies
    albasun ^ | 04.01.2014 | Matthew Lee Chegwidden
    Matthew Lee Chegwidden feeds a deer herd at his house in Divide, Colorado. The deer are so friendly, they come up to the man like he’s some sort or Santa Claus or Mr. Snow White. Amazing! read mroe at albasun.com ///
  • Congressman Markey's hypocritical tax breaks

    05/27/2013 6:51:39 PM PDT · by Davidmbrown · 7 replies
    David M. Brown's Blog ^ | 5/27/2013 | David M. Brown
    Membership gifts have been used to avoid detection of bribery China's top anti-graft official Wang Qishan on Monday urged disciplinary and supervisory staff to return all membership cards gifted by others. The chief of the Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said during a videophone meeting that the campaign aims to send a signal to the Party and society that anti-graft officials are taking real action to improve their working style as required by the new leadership in December. The country's top leaders have required officials to reduce meetings, condense paperwork, minimize traffic disruption during official visits and exercise frugality....
  • uhmm... im in a really akward position...

    04/10/2013 9:32:04 AM PDT · by never_eazii · 234 replies
    4/10/2013 | noah rodriguez
    uhm... i guess i created an account MAYBE ten minutes ago, and its saying my account is too new to do anything... do i need to register anything? i already registered my email, so do i need to do anything else? am i missing something?
  • Newbie

    10/29/2012 7:33:13 PM PDT · by NoBamaEVER2012
    Just a quick thing I wanted to point out about NC early voting, one of few states that breaks it out by age: 2008: 18-29 14.9% 30-44 23.5% 45-64 40.2% 65+ 21.4% 2012: 18-29 10.8% (DOWN by 4.1%) 30-44 18.3% (DOWN by 5.2%) 45-59 29.1% (DOWN by 11.1%) 60+ 41.7% (UP by 20.3%) Older voters favor Romney...and are showing up in WAY higher numbers for early voting compared to 2008 early voting...while young voters who favor Obama are down to only 10% of early votes (from nearly 15% in 2008).
  • Question about posting on Free Republic (no sarcasm please :-> )

    10/25/2012 7:26:19 PM PDT · by ObozoMustGo2012 · 92 replies
    Clearly I can post and reply to threads, but looking for instruction on other functions. Specifically like posting pictures, quoting, font styles like underline, bold, strikeout, etc. Is there a FR help section or link I can click on? Thanks!!!
  • How to delete a FREEP account?

    07/08/2012 6:45:14 PM PDT · by gun_supporter · 219 replies
    How can I do this? I've become annoyed with all of you as a Libertarian and want out. Can I call out the mods to delete me? I'll admit that I was a good freep member for years (since 2006) but I can't take you all anymore. You are all way too naive--until you all realize this, we are all doomed. John Stossel, Ayn Rand, and Nick Gillespie are my heroes not big government George Bush (I and II), Ronald Reagan, and Bill O'Reilley. Grow up. You are all great people, but I'm done. Out.
  • Newbie to Free Republic

    03/19/2012 1:17:13 PM PDT · by TPD_Jim.Smith · 196 replies
    Me
    I am new to Free Republic. I look forward to being a small part of this community. I see by many of the postings that most of the posters on this website are ANTI-Romney. That is good because I am too. I am a conservative from Tallahassee, Florida. I am torn between Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum. Reading some of the postings I see there are passionate folks on the Newt side as well as on the Rick side. I am leaning toward Rick Santorum because I think he can best beat Romney in the Primary and frankly I think...
  • I object....[overruled, baliff, administer zotting with extreme prejudice]

    12/19/2011 3:43:13 PM PST · by DetroitRight · 155 replies
    today | me.
    I posted a legit article about the President being threatened. Now why was it removed?
  • Freeper Survey/Question:How Much Income Have You Lost Since Obama Took Office? A Hundred Thousand?

    10/10/2011 2:55:26 PM PDT · by The_Obama_Gerbil · 40 replies
    Every working American has lost a fortune since King O'Bozo took office and put an end to small business! Tell us your story. What do you do for a living,and if you lost your job and/or still working for less hours/wages, how much would you say you have lost in the last three years? I would imagine some of you may have lost upwards to a million.
  • Cain's conditional al-Awlaki policy

    10/03/2011 7:24:06 PM PDT · by PerryBachmann2012 · 56 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-03-2011 | Rebecca Stewart
    (CNN) – Businessman Herman Cain previously advocated for a criminal trial in the event that al Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki was captured. But now that al-Awlaki has been killed by a drone missile, the 2012 GOP presidential candidate is "pleased that we have one less al Qaeda member that's threatening us," according to campaign spokesman JD Gordon. When pressed on whether Cain's feelings represent a departure from his earlier views, that al-Awlaki was an American citizen and deserved a trial, Gordon said, "It would be better to try him in court (but) if that's not feasible, we don't want him...
  • Do high ZOT taxes discourage trolls?

    08/23/2011 9:32:38 AM PDT · by Harry Callahan SFPD · 82 replies
    High marginal tax rates ^ | 8/23/2011 | Inspector Callahan
    "The fact is the idea that tax rates have anything to do with business creation is a myth. Nobody who has a great idea and good prospects is going to not go for it because of tax rates." -quote by a Liberal
  • Harry Zotter

    08/16/2011 9:29:02 AM PDT · by JasonTheAce · 75 replies
    <p>Those 8 yr old kids who first bought Harry Potter are now of voting age. Is this a good thing considering that the leading Republican running used to be a witch?</p>
  • New freeper here

    08/09/2011 4:44:47 PM PDT · by Mr. Impatient · 138 replies
    Like the title of the thread says, there's a new freeper among the ranks. I've been a constant lurker on FR for about 2/12 years now, so I know my way around FR pretty well. Homeschooled christian conservative, not a gun owner yet, unless useless dinky little BB guns count, cuz' I have about a dozen of those. I don't have a job yet, or a driver's license, although that will probably change soon, cuz' I'm 17 years old. So, first post ever in the bag. Howdy.
  • Tornillo/Guadalupe Port of Entry

    05/29/2011 7:56:25 PM PDT · by Tornillo · 10 replies
    Vanity | 5-29-11 | tornillo
    Please forgive my lack of computer skills but I really need to get this out. I live and work east of El Paso and under the national radar the cartels are spending their money bigtime. Tornillo/Gadalupe is a project to build the biggest port of entry in the US.On the Mexican side of the Rio Grande the cartels have taken over everything.El Porvenir and up the river The Bravest Woman in Mexico The cartels have literally run these people out of their homes. -- WHY? The largest port of entry in US HistoryI've tried to get the story on this...
  • Time to write your officials about Afghanistan

    05/22/2011 9:35:24 PM PDT · by Card-Carrying American · 31 replies
    As we approach the July deadline, Congress and the President will be wringing their hands over how many troops to withdraw and how fast. Our President, Senators, and Representatives in DC need to know that we don't want them to throw away the hard fought progress our troops have fought and died for over the last year! We're finally, belatedly, close to victory. Don't let politics throw it away. I use www.congress.org but there are other sites that do the same thing. Find one you like. Free account creation. Then in just a few clicks you can send a single...
  • SURPRISE, SURPRISE, OBAMA IS ALREADY IN CAMPAIGN MODE

    President Barack Obama has been in campaign mode the past couple of days in Virginia, California, and Nevada. No major contender for the Republican nomination for President of the United States has officially announced their candidacy. And now we have a President who is actively campaigning already. This is what he loves to do: Campaign because this is what he's good at. Read more here at http://national-spotlight.com/2011/04/22/surprise-surprise-obama-is-already-in-campaign-mode/
  • Set up for YOUR failure ZOT!

    02/17/2011 8:08:29 PM PST · by Setup4failure · 62 replies
    First Hand Referance | 20Feb2011 | MDA
    A HIGH LEVEL OF PISSEDTIVITY!!!!!!!!!! I would say. I was not surprised when I saw that the 121st Signal Battalion Of the 1st Infantry Division was dissbanned over-seas. With the frantinizing of the Officer's and Enlisted soilders threw all the ranks, the widespread drug use and GOD only knows what else.
  • Biblical plague punishment is destroying the Unites states

    02/09/2011 11:00:15 AM PST · by mathew1944 · 55 replies
    This plague has already destroyed the Mississippi and is already in the great lakes. this is without doubt a punishment to this country, ten times worse than the Gulf oil spill. http://catholicforum.fisheaters.com/index.php/topic,3436287.msg33408123.html#msg33408123
  • Korean war Chinese soldiers boold did not spill in vain and may God bless them with peace.

    01/22/2011 3:00:25 PM PST · by twjoylife · 62 replies
    One of the highlights of the state dinner was a performance by Lang Lang, a Chinese pianist who has been a sensation in music circles. Mr. Lang played a duet with the American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, then a haunting traditional Chinese melody called “My Motherland.” In China, it turns out, “My Motherland” is better known as the theme from the film “Battle on Shangganling Mountain,” a 1956 Chinese classic about a Korean War battle in which a vastly outnumbered band of Chinese soldiers held off American and United Nations forces for 42 days. If, in retrospect, “My Motherland” might...
  • GOP has a generational problem (Zot)

    01/04/2011 5:38:53 AM PST · by TiAhr-02L · 97 replies
    <p>In the Republican Party, the fracture over issues concerning homosexual individuals revealed itself more clearly in the vote for repeal of the 17-year-old "don't ask, don't tell" policy that prevented gays from serving openly in the military.</p> <p>Of the eight Republican senators who voted for repeal, five are among the youngest in the upper chamber - and they're not all moderates.</p>
  • Nationalized healthcare ZOT!

    12/17/2010 7:18:44 PM PST · by B_Simons · 123 replies · 1+ views
    Sorry if I'm not allowed to post this sort of thread, but I'd rather ask direct questions than interpret answers to other questions an apply them to my own. I'm from the UK and for school work over the holidays I've got to find and explain/counter arguments for and against a political issue from another country, and I know that healthcare reform is a big one in America at the moment so I picked the easy one. I've had good experiences with our NHS, and without it I would either be dead or my family would be deeply in debt...
  • Romney: Responsible for ObamaZOT! and the current state of the Mass. ZOT! Care system

    11/30/2010 7:32:23 PM PST · by MittRomney...Really? · 35 replies
    blog ^ | 11-29=10 | Bosman
    This is a question worth asking and the answer is the most poignant and effective one I have heard yet. It's so simple a democrat can understand it. Is Mitt Romney responsible for Obamacare and the current state of the Massachusetts Health Care system? http://bit.ly/dK4EES
  • I don't know where to post this zot.

    11/26/2010 7:19:22 PM PST · by LorgoInsuranceguy · 1,643 replies · 40+ views
    Largoinsuranceguy
    I am starting a project and want to know if someone would like to help me do it. Once started we can develop a reset button for this economic structure.
  • Fair Zot

    11/23/2010 8:08:10 PM PST · by LorgoInsuranceguy · 20 replies
    Myself | 11/23/2010 | Largoinsuranceguy
    Have you really looked at what our taxes go to? I found most of the things we are being taxed on are things that don't really have an association directly to the normal citizen. They need to do 2 things maintain roads and security. As far as this foreclosure issue and tie it up with these stimulus deals and corporate assistance money you'd wonder why it won't work. Well I tell you why things like this won't work. We are still in debt up past our foreheads. The stimulus made more debit for us.
  • Nostradamus Predicted Viking Kitties

    11/19/2010 8:39:19 PM PST · by charleshardin · 128 replies · 2+ views
    http://recovering-liberal.blogspot.com/2010/11/nostradamus-predicted-palins-2012.html
  • Can Liberals really live with ZOT?

    11/12/2010 8:38:58 PM PST · by josiegallows · 27 replies
    Gallows for Office ^ | 06 November 2010 | Josie Gallows
    http://www.josiegallows.com/2010/11/an-open-letter-to-the-young-left/ A conservative views entry discussing the dynamics between "Liberalism" and "Islam," in their fundamental and most popular forms, and how they essentially can not co-exist with the essentially Libertine basis of American Freedom. Further humor is provided with a tongue planted firmly in cheek. Share your thoughts, share the piece if you like it.
  • Expiring Tax Zots: Big Business

    11/10/2010 3:20:26 PM PST · by joethevoter · 106 replies
    Joe the Voter ^ | Nov 10, 2010 | Joe the Voter
    Recent unsettling revelations would indicate that, more and more, the US Chamber of Commerce is working for foreign nationals and corporations. Big business has been sending American jobs to other nations for a long time. Our current Congress has tried several measures to stop the bleeding and to bring some of those jobs back to Americans.
  • New Blog ZOT!

    11/09/2010 5:18:35 PM PST · by jebus215 · 78 replies
    Ladies and gentlemen, My friend Dave and I, after spending a number of years reading posts have decided to finally start our own blod. Downright Right is somewhere for all ends of the political spectrum to engage in civil discourse. This passt week's election made me realize that our country is yearning to speak to each other on a basis for mutual respect to help guide our nation forward. I hope you will stop by and give us your feedback. http://downrightright.blogspot.com/ Andrew
  • When Liberal Alpha Males Gear Up

    11/08/2010 6:46:31 AM PST · by Bumpus2 · 18 replies
    Three Fingers of Politics ^ | 11/8/10 | Blind Blueberry
    Does anything convey the power, the austere dignity and awesome responsibility of the stewards of American democracy like the bike helmet? Why, there’s Ray LaHood, secretary of transportation taking part in a photo op wearing a sleek silver and blue helmet. I dunno about you, but the sight of the late-middle-aged secretary of a multi-billion-dollar cabinet department with his noggin encased in foam and shiny plastic is reassuring to me. Here’s a man who gets it, who’s going to spend my tax dollars not to improve the highway system to facilitate the movement of goods and citizens, but to construct...
  • 2012 may be the ZOT of 2008

    08/18/2010 8:52:52 PM PDT · by NewMexico Jon · 71 replies · 2+ views
    One of the worst presidents in American hostory was elected in 2008. Barak Hussein Obama. Nothing would be sweeter than a rematch in 2012. McCain/Palin would slaughter Obama/Biden in 2012. We would have a bright red map on election day and the dems would be in tears. My mouth waters at the thought of all the furious democrats. They would get to watch just about all of what Hussein did reversed. I'd thoroughly enjoy every minute of it. No more socialist Obamacare and no more socialist agenda. We would go back to the days of individualism and hard work which...
  • Why did no one object to the "Pentagon mosque"?

    08/14/2010 5:42:36 PM PDT · by catsup · 154 replies · 1+ views
    Salon ^ | August 5, 2010
    Whoever thought this was a good idea needs to be fired.
  • Burden of war in Afghanistan shifts even more to the U.S.

    08/01/2010 1:51:14 PM PDT · by Mounds Bar · 5 replies · 4+ views
    LA Times ^ | August 1, 2010 | Laura King
    With their numbers approaching 100,000 as a consequence of the troop buildup ordered by President Obama in December, U.S. troops now account for about two-thirds of the NATO force in Afghanistan. And American casualty rates are commensurate with that dominance, making up more than two-thirds of July's Western military fatalities, according to figures provided by icasualties.com, an independent website. With NATO allies distancing themselves from the notion of an open-ended stay in Afghanistan, the American aspect of the war comes increasingly to the fore.
  • …and America is being whipped by its own leaders

    07/31/2010 4:26:39 PM PDT · by Mounds Bar · 25 replies · 6+ views
    Non-Intervention ^ | July 25, 2010 | Mike Scheuer
    And then there is Iran. Media coverage clearly points to the increasing likelihood of a U.S.-Israel offensive war against Iran. Do Americans want war with Iran? Can their economy stand what will be another unending war? Do 300 million Americans want to take on 1.4 billion Muslims who will be at least temporarily united after Washington and Israel start a war on Iran? Do these same Americans really want the violence in their towns and cities that Iran will sponsor after it is attacked? Can Americans trust their generals to put U.S. interests first after seeing General Petraeus kiss the...
  • What my plan was when I created the ZOT

    06/28/2010 12:43:57 PM PDT · by DagonofAlbion · 3,391 replies · 23+ views
    (and how I ended up) ^ | June 28, 2010 | Lord Dagon
    I deposit the Risk into the account of a dummy finance company for management, called the republican party. Then, I deposit the damage into the account of a dummy corporation for control, called the democratic party. I leave all the bible belt religions as spoilers, or third parties; putting them down as department store chains. To stave off the profit into the mints money burning facility, to insure that the money is worthless in terms of pragmatic value, and is only practical believed values. And the Black market is pimped as bad but, even losing even your kindeys in a...
  • Remember Blackwater? (VANITY; 1st post on my new blog...Obama Blackwater hypocrisy)

    06/19/2010 4:01:56 PM PDT · by fulleronair · 50 replies · 616+ views
    This Political Mind ^ | June 19, 2010 | Scott Fuller
    They’re still around. Being funded in Afghanistan by the State Department (that would be President Obama’s State Department), as a matter of fact. After private Blackwater contractors opened fire in Iraq and killed 14 civilians in September 2007, Obama jumped on it. He went so far as to say his fixes for Blackwater specifically were the the toughest reforms of any Presidential candidate.
  • Game of occupying resource

    06/08/2010 10:17:46 PM PDT · by youngdon · 53 replies · 184+ views
    youngdon
    Let us start it with a story. There are a few fishmen arounding the stew which some fish living in. All of a sudden, a huge leak was found at bottom of the stew, then how could those fishmen want to do? The first plot model——Would those fishmen organize to repair that huge leak, or all of them just choose to overlook the crisis without any measures? It is obviously that the former one is a fairy-tale, only if they already have a contract to prevent the resources losing which can ensure to maximize the team value, but the most...
  • Now we Know How Lady Ga Ga Does it: Monarch Mind Control!

    06/05/2010 8:51:13 PM PDT · by cyogerst · 57 replies · 1,486+ views
    Not that Yours Truly is any big fan of Lady Ga Ga; her music is insipid, and her videos plush on the outside and empty on the inside. A Bananarama for the times. My pre-teen daughters love her, of course. (No, they are not allowed to watch the videos!) They seem to know exactly when she’s gonna pop out of the minivan radio, and they sing along all girlie-like, slightly off key, their bodies moving, big smiles on their faces. OK, OK, I might tap along a little bit on the gas pedal, but it is truly an involuntary action....
  • Admin Moderator Question (total vanity)

    06/03/2010 7:31:08 PM PDT · by onona · 71 replies · 1,116+ views
    03 Jun 2010 | Me
    Can't help but wonder...what does a moderator do ? What does this job entail ? Do you sit around and view posts for hours on end ? I have no idea why I wonder, but this question came to me a couple of days ago and I can't let it go. Moving on now...
  • Which new Rifle to buy? (vanity)

    05/27/2010 4:40:33 PM PDT · by 2aberro · 137 replies · 1,997+ views
    05.27.10 | Myself
    OK,, I have a pretty good selection of firearms, Ak47's, Bolt guns, .22's, 30-30's, shotguns, several good pistols and a gun safe. (ammo for all) But I don't have a AK74. Are there known reliable models out of the box?(the ammo is pretty cheap now)I've even heard of some of the cheaper models key-holing.I have been told that Century builds are hit/miss, and Saiga's have that funny trigger. For under $600 bucks,, (no I don't want an AR) what model AK74 is available?(PS,, I love AR's, but I have been told that as long as you have an Armorer, go...
  • ZOT!! What is really going to happen? (Vanity)

    05/19/2010 6:15:39 PM PDT · by Shooterbug · 168 replies · 3,438+ views
    I know there is a lot of speculation on what will happen in the next few years, but I would really like to know if anyone has a real good sense of what will be going on in a few years. I would like to be prepared, but don't want to over prepare. Is there a real good sense of what is coming in the next few years? I have the ammunition I need, but is it really necessary to stockpile food. Just curious as to what other here are doing. Thanks
  • I just switched from Republican to Democrat (Viking Kitties secretly switched his meds)

    05/08/2010 7:40:36 AM PDT · by RubberPig · 1,614 replies · 9,435+ views
    <p>I just switched from pro life to pro choice and from pro gun to anti gun. I've always supported amnesty for illegal aliens.</p>
  • The Obama Feint by Fake Obama

    03/30/2010 1:14:13 PM PDT · by Democrites · 24 replies · 805+ views
    Democrites.com ^ | Democrites
    What's up America? Let me start off by saying I look good...damn good in that picture. I mean look at me...I got my arm out and everything. I should have been a running back or something. Maybe I'll governmentize the NFL and make myself captain of every team. That way I win the Super Bowl every year. You would love that, wouldn't you? I know...you can't get enough of me. Ok, let's get down to it. I'm guest blogging here on Democrites. I will post a little something each week. I know you want more but...come on...I'm president and much...
  • Noob Forum?

    02/11/2010 10:09:01 AM PST · by wizard1961 · 324 replies · 3,142+ views
    Would a forum to invite newbies to ask questions help increase participation?
  • Are You New To Free Republic or the Tea Party Movement and/or former Obama supporters?

    02/10/2010 4:24:12 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 208 replies · 2,711+ views
    Today Feb 10, 2010 | self
    Saw a post today from someone who was an Obama supporter but who now regrets that support very much and is slowly but surely becoming educated and aware of the deception that was perpetrated to get Obambi into power. Met a table full of people at the Tea Party Nation convention banquet who were in the Tea Party movement but who had never heard of Free Republic (and of course, recommended FR to them all). Wondering if those who may be new to FR from either of these domains might want to post some comments.
  • Is America A Christian Nation?

    02/09/2010 7:12:37 PM PST · by lono · 209+ views
    The Free Republic ^ | February 9, 2010 | Lono Ho'ala
    U.S. lawmakers are toughening their stance on Iran’s energy industry with new economic penalties, but experts doubt the Islamic regime will pay much attention and is more likely to open the doors even wider to other players eager to replace fleeing investors. Long on Congress’ radar screen, Iran is being targeted by two bills: The Senate’s Dodd-Shelby Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act passed in late January; and the House’s Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act approved in December. The bottom line is these bills, once signed into law by President Obama, will pursue financial institutions and businesses that do...
  • Just started here

    01/17/2010 9:31:34 PM PST · by ksgoat · 34 replies · 878+ views
    ksgoat
    I have just fully gotten my account started on this site. I have read Free Republic for a few years now. But I believe it is important to get the message of what the Republic is out to all. I am retired from the US NAVY, Dad to four, grand-dad to eight, Married to Sharon since 1983. I have survived cancer. I lost my left kidney to it this past September. Conservative almost to a fault as I was brought up as a liberal democrat. Mom was a teacher and Dad was a telephone lineman(IBEW). Voted for a Democrat for...
  • Oil Won’t Last Forever – What happens when it runs out?

    01/08/2010 3:28:38 PM PST · by Faketan · 70 replies · 1,628+ views
    Oilprice.com ^ | 08/01/2010 | Claude Salhani
    One nagging question that the industrial world has been asking itself since the discovery of the first oil well is what happens when the wells begin to run dry. The answer is relatively simple to imagine. We had a dry run, so to speak, when Dubai’s economy tanked a few years ago. And although the causes of Dubai’s ills and ails were financial and not oil related, the drama which unfolded gave us a watered-down version of what might transpire if and when the oil wells stop producing. But before we run the Armageddon tape that the world will stop...