Monday, December 21, 2015
Congress Eliminates Export Oil Ban
2:53 pm est
If you want to know how the “so called” Free Trade exponents think about exports, just
analyze the impact and actual beneficiaries of the US House passes bill to lift 40-year ban on oil exports.
“The crude export restrictions were introduced in the US in 1975
in the middle of the energy crisis. They followed OPEC’s oil embargo of the US and other countries backing Israel during
the Arab–Israeli war of 1973. In the face of embargo-related high oil prices, Washington eased the limits on oil imports
and ordered an export ban.”
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
CIA Funding of Tech Companies
6:44 am est
Government funding of companies provides a steady stream of support for tech developing innovations.
One vehicle for facilitating this relationship can be found in an entity called, In-Q-Tel. IQT describes their function as:
“In-Q-Tel is the independent, not-for-profit organization created to bridge the gap between the technology needs of
the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) and emerging commercial innovation. We invest in venture-backed startups developing technologies
that provide ready-soon innovation (within 36 months) vital to the IC mission. These technology startups are traditionally
outside the reach of the IC; in fact, more than 70 percent of our portfolio companies have never before done business with
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Corporatist Economic Espionage
9:06 am est
Espionage is about gathering information. When foreign interests conduct such operations it is usually
called spying. When corporations seek to acquire trade secrets from a competitor, it often becomes a case for legal litigation.
In business terms, just what is the best way to view stealing secrets? Investopedia
defines 'Economic Espionage' accordingly.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Renewable Green Energy Bankruptcies
7:07 am est
With the approach of the much ballyhooed Paris Climate Summit, the world is being conditioned to accept
the spread of the renewable energy gospel. As shams go this one is a doozy. Absent from the filtered media coverage is the
actual record of failure and fraud that produces more bankruptcies than usable energy. Hold onto your socks, the waste of
public money is about to accelerate. All these projects will enrich the few, while soaking the multitude. Aye, global warming
is such a blessing . . .