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In The News – Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 26 2014 7:00AM
  • As if the situation in Ferguson isn’t bad enough, Al Sharpton is there to lend his usual level headed conciliatory demeanor. Easy way to fix that is to just remove the TV cameras.

  • Earth First. We’ll Drill The Rest Of The Universe Later. Apparently U.S. producers intend to drill on regardless of what OPEC decides. We’re in the strongest position since OPEC began flexing their muscles in the early 70’s. This is a theme we’ve been commenting on for some time and it continues to unfold. Thursday’s OPEC meeting could be acrimonious depending on what happens. Countries like Venezuela, who have squandered their birthrights, are in dire need of revenue.

  • As we’ve commented on several times, this move toward independence and actually exporting crude and natural gas is also a geopolitical power play. The potential for Europeans to import natural gas and perhaps even oil will lessen Russia’s ability to play tough guy. It’s not out of the realm of possibility that OPEC may not survive the pressure. Great factoid – The largest natural gas reserves are the United States, followed by Russia, followed by Pennsylvania. LOL. Read the whole article.

  • If you thought Uber was a great idea try Blade. It works like Uber except that it’s for helicopters. Land your G-5 at Teterboro, NJ and be in Manhattan after a five minute hop. First I need a G-5.

  • Looking for that perfect gift. Look no further. John LeFevre of the infamous @GSElevator Twitter feed has some ideas. Here’s his blog site, GSElevator.