Chavez Takes Over Remaining Oil Fields

Heard an unusual radio spot on the news today. It was an institutional ad for Citgo (a Bracewell & Giuliani production no doubt) that boasts bringing Venezuelan oil to the United States, and come buy our gas. This, on the same day that Hugo Chavez nationalized (stole) the last of the private oil fields in …

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In Iraq Patience Pays , Quitting Costs.

Good news trickles in from Anbar Province.  Tribes in Iraq are joining the U.S. forces to fight against al Qaeda.  CSM was the only media I could find that has this story, complete with pictures.  Like dominoes, tribes reeling from a campaign of killing and intimidation by Al Qaeda have been joining, one by one, the …

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