Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

The Oily Americans

Oldie, but a gives a good idea of how the United States meddled in the Middle East.  Things haven’t changed, have they?

From Time magazine, Monday, May. 19, 2003:

The Oily Americans

By Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | history, politics, terrorism | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drillusion

New word!

Drillusion:  “The thought that allocating more real estate for oil exploration is wrong on every conceivable level.” — jgl

July 16, 2008 Posted by | environment, news, politics | , , , | Leave a comment