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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Oil and Gas Supplies

March 17, 2010 | Guardian (UK)

A messiah can't do it. To reshape the world, the US must first reform itself

When was the last time you heard anyone enthusing about Barack Obama's foreign policy? . . .

March 12, 2010 | Tribune Media Services

The Death of the ‘Iran Won’ Myth

In the Left’s eyes, Iran was the greatest beneficiary of the Iraq War. . . .

March 8, 2010 | Newsweek

The Oil Curse

Iraqis may at last be on their way to the petro-prosperity they've waited so long to enjoy. . . .

March 5, 2010 | Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal

5 Debate Questions

The three Republicans looking to unseat Barbara Boxer — Tom Campbell, Chuck DeVore and Carly Fiorina — square off for an hour-long debate this afternoon in Sacramento, starting at noon, on radio’s “Capitol Hour” show hosted by Eric Hogue. . . .

March 3, 2010 | Works and Days


California is a rich state — as the world found out the last century. . . .

February 11, 2010 | ABC 7 News (CA)

T. Boone Pickens pushes for natural gas

With gas prices dropping again, it is easy to forget how dependent we still are on foreign oil, particularly from the volatile Middle East, but Texas tycoon and energy guru T. Boone Pickens has not forgotten. . . .

February 4, 2010 | Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal

The Maldondo Confirmation: Abel Was I Ere I Saw . . . State Politics

If, as once suggested by John Nance Garner that the vice presidency of the United States isn’t worth “a bucket of warm spit” (“spit” being a PG-13 version of a different bodily function Garner had in mind), then what can we say about the lieutenant governor of California? . . .

January 21, 2010 | EconLog

Boone Pickens Illustrates Becker's Theory of Discrimination

In his latest TV ad for subsidies for wind-generated power, T. Boone Pickens states words to the effect: Much of our oil is imported from countries that hate us. . . .

January 21, 2010 | National (United Arab Emirates)

Goodbye to oil that: the excesses of today's quest for crude

In 1998, with the international oil business in the midst of one of its recurrent doldrums – prices had slumped to $10 a barrel, a 50-year low – executives at the company then still known as British Petroleum braced for a test supremely laden with significance for the company, and, as it would turn out, for the industry, too. . . .

January 13, 2010 | Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal

In Cash-Starved California, Green Is the New Black

From this morning’s San Bernardino Sun, an interesting claim that legalizing undocumented immigrants would be a boost to California’s economy. . . .