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Using oil as political leverage

Posted: April 5, 2012 - 8:44am

The past few weeks we have seen many articles about oil, both in Alaska and world-wide.

Big Oil has warned Alaskans to lower taxes on our oil, or face a going out of business situation for oil revenues in Alaska. Our state reps are trying to figure out exactly what should be done concerning this threat against We Alaskans from Big Oil if we don’t succumb to their threats and lower taxes on our oil.

At the same time our President Obama has asked Congress to do away with tax credits to Big Oil. I find this very strange that in the same week Big Oil says if they don’t get more relief it’s an out of ousiness deal breaker and our President at the same time is saying stop giving Big Oil tax breaks. What’s up with these two totally differant requests coming at the same time?

We have also this week seen  our President decide that there is enough oil world-wide that the world does not need any Iranian oil and has imposed economic sanctions against every nation that does buy Iranian oil, even those that America has huge import deals with world-wide, and even consider many as allies.

What will be the global outcome of these sanctions restricting oil from Iran, as well as the forced economic sanctions against all that refuse Obama’s plans against Iran? Will this lead to further global sanctions against all that refuse to agree with our President? Can these sanctions trickle down to individuals as well?

What will be the price we pay for fuel and all commodities world-wide and here in our remote state of Alaska, if by chance our President  is wrong about the avalibility of world oil and sanctioning Iranian oil?

President Obama says that prices will not be affected whatsoever by these sanctions against Iran, what do you think, is Obama right?
Will all items world-wide skyrocket beyond many’s means to buy the basics to survive?

Just wondering what others think about oil being used as a leverage to force people into submitting to the desires of a few, in Alaska and world-wide?

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BigRedDog
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BigRedDog 04/05/12 - 12:34 pm
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Conspiracy or Politics

We the people of the Late Great State of Alaska have been snookered again. But we have been cashed out at what about 30K for each and every citizen since the PFD started? We also avoid the great burden of Individual State Income Tax. For that reason the folks outside just don't give a thought to our whining. We are seen as a hoard of barbarians gleaning the gold that is surely laying about the surface of the Great Land. The rich resources of this Great State are viewed as community property bye all the states outside. The perceived social value of locking up this Great State shows ownership and control at a national level which trumps States rights, or does it?
That our wonderful Dept of Energy's 16,000 employees sat on their collective butts and watched the scurried activity of 6 states preparing for the massive right of way and easements required to build the Keystone Pipeline and didn't do their JOB worries me! When you have a responsibility to the public it should be taken seriously. That means timely, in cooperation with, and supportive of joint efforts to get the job done. Not coming in at the 11th hr and saying my 16,000 employees were to busy to do the peoples business. So by executive order STOP progress! Side line all your careful logistics, design engineering, and material supply line, lay every one off and we'll only hold you up for a few months!
Maybe your happy with someone running your affairs in this manor, but I expect more! To whom much is given, much will be required! All 16,000 DOE employees will retire to a million dollars worth of perspective benefits if they live only 15 years after retirement. That's $16,000,000,000.00, it looks smaller to say 16 billion than showing all the zeroes! And I'd bet there isn't one dime of it funded, somebody is just going to print more money to pay these folks. Heck why don't we just start a few more National Dept of hadda hadda we can all retire to, I didn't mean that , so please don't make it a plank of somebodies election platform.
Alaska needs to realize we are a very small player in the overall Pacific Rim Energy market. Are we allowing our hands to be tied from efficient reactions to global market needs and trends? Right now Japan, our ally is reeling from the Nuclear Disaster caused bye last years earthquake. They have decided to forgo the continued use of nuclear power as the main source of energy for their vast manufacturing industry. It might be a great time to ramp up our natural gas exports and find ways to get that gas to market. But that to will require a pipeline, good luck Wally!
The only pipeline that I see prospering in America today is the pipeline that carries about $.15 for every gallon of ethanol produced. That's 15 cents a gallon federally subsidized to every gallon produced. Trouble is that pipeline is going to China in the form of money we barrow to pay that subsidy. We are barrowing money from China to pay these subsidies to the huge Corporations that are buying up this country. The fact that Jet Blue abandoned efforts to economically make ethanol form corn should say something. It is not economically feasible to produce ethanol from corn, sugar cane was Jet Blues answer.
The use of corn for ethanol is having a devastating effect on our national small farm economy. Corn prices are so high it interrupts the food chain for beef, pork, and poultry production. You can't afford anything on the property that eats corn! Then less oats and barley are planted and the price soars for alternative feeds. That there is nobody at this 16,000 employee DOE that can see this and blow the whistle on it scares me!
Having witnessed President Clinton's veto of our rights to drill in and produce natural gas from ANWR I have little faith in our national governments actions or reactions to real needs. Just how stupid will we allow our leaders to be before we say "Just one Minute". Who is running this train, because it looks like Old Charlie Stole the Throttle and train it won't down, it just goes to fast. So at the height of Political season with elections this fall I think I'll just join and watch for progress along with my old buddy JB. Don't hold your breath for our leaders to figure out where and what we should be drilling for to meet our future energy needs. Doesn't it make you feel great to know you have 16,000 folks looking after your best interest?

Allen
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Allen 04/05/12 - 03:52 pm
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There is no connection between drilling for oil in the U.S. and U.S. citizens having access to that oil, or having cheaper gas. Even Time magazine admitted that this week on their front cover. U.S. oil sales go to the highest bidder, and right now that is China.

Simply making more drilling happen is not the answer. All that does is shorten the amount of time it takes until there is nothing left for our children and grandchildren. What we should be doing, but won't because our leaders are too spineless or shills for Big Oil and Gas, is keeping the natural resources we do have left in our country, for our citizens, now and in the future.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 04/06/12 - 10:37 am
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I just read about the meeting

I just read about the meeting on Wed with the Trilateral commision of Obama, Mexico's Calderon and Canada's Harper moving foreward with the plans for a north american Union. This is something thats been in the works for many years by both Dems & Repubs and i do believe it is one of the 10 Global Economic zones that are planned for the future World Union also known as the One World Order.
My question is this, when things are deemed a conspiracy by many and they become actual events, are they still a conspiracy?
I also see that Obama is praising the addition of 12,000 new private sector jobs as a wonderful sign of growth. While on the next page we see that unimployement has been estamated at 8.6% or above, i would say around 19.6% or above actually.
Also we see that the prices of food jumped 4.5% this quarter at the markets, but that has absolutely nothing to do with the rising fuel prices and costs passed on for those high prices. Really?
I guess when the Govt. also believe that WE THE PEOPLE are all stupid and believe everything they say as true, then it becomes truth, thus leading to more bs food for thought for the stupid to eat and swallow.

We are just now seeing that this food for the stupid, which is provided by the Govt. or Chosen One, Obama, is gonna affect the entire world and it's not a good thing for anyone.
Hang on folks the road to recovery is going to be destroyed any day now and the formation of the Union of One Zone involving Canada, America & Mexico is very near.
Thus know you know the "Rest of the Story" as Paul Harvey would have said about what they really are planning and it will not be stopped. Be careful what you eat or swallow out there as it could be detrimental to your health as a FREE People and Soverign Nation.

Shalom, and have a Blessed First Fruits Resurrection day on Sunday and for those of you that are Looking Up, keep doing so as Titus 2:13 tells us to do.

Jeremiah 6:17

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 04/09/12 - 05:44 pm
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Did ya see where there was an

Did ya see where there was an outage with some credit cards and people were restricted from using their cards for several hours?
Tell me that the OWO and it's global control of everything and everyone is not just around the corner and at an any day possibility now.
They can regulate or control anybody they choose and what a powerful tool that will soon become the norm for everyone world wide.
Can ya say Revelation 13; that shows this OWO doing exactly what we see being done electronically world wide daily? The only thing is that everyone and everything will be under their control and if one rejects their desired actions or results then they will face being cut off from all commerce world wide, just like Iran and other nations are being done now. Hang on it's coming very soon and how will you survive with out those electronic purchasing powers for everything?

Jeremiah 6:17

kenai_kid
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kenai_kid 04/09/12 - 07:59 pm
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92.973%

Jerry, you said "unimployement (sic) has been estamated (sic) at 8.6% or above, i would say around 19.6% or above actually." Where did you get that 19.6% figure? It's a known fact that 92.973% of all off the cuff numbers thrown out by random posters are totally fabricated. REALLY? 19.6? I heard it was closer to 19.82%
Next, Obama is not on the Trilateral Commission. http://www.trilateral.org/download/file/TC_list_for_websit_%204-6-12.pdf
Don't look now, but the sky is falling and it contains 83.6% real fruit. I know ... buy rice and beans!!!

kenai_kid
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kenai_kid 04/10/12 - 05:44 am
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Cashed out for $30K

"But we have been cashed out at what about 30K for each and every citizen since the PFD started?" WE have been cashed out in dividends ($34,500) to the tune of $21,484,240,000 ($21.5 billion) plus. This is the number paid out to the original 630,000 recipients. My childs college education is being paid for largely as a result of the PFD.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 04/10/12 - 10:00 am
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For you smart people that

For you smart people that still think that oil is from dinosaurs or plants billions of years ago and that oil isn't a renewabl resource that God is continually renewing between the earths mantal and plates simply amazes me at just how smart you really are.
If a simple minded person like me that didn't even graduate from HS can read the Science and use this computer showing that oil is a renewable resource and that we will NEVER RUN OUT, other than by means of a vabricated Global agenda proclaiming such, WHY CAN'T YOU??

If you are as smart as you pretend to be use this tool and research it. It's like when there are oil spills in the ocean and it's a tragic accident that must be stopped from ever happening again or else the oceans are gonna die and mankind with it. So what happens the CONTROLERS that are seeking to have TOTAL Control of all commerce put more regulations on oil drilling and down goes the supply and up goes the prices ment to further depress the Global economy and does.
What a crock, even simple minded folks that understand Gods creation know that God created organizms that live and eat crude oil for the purpose of keeping the oceans clean. Our oceans are polluted and killed off with all of mankinds created chemicals that are used on the oil in the oceans. Earth can and has healed it's self if and when mankind stays out of the way. But NO, we must be regulated for OUR own protection by a Global society that seeks to control everything and everyone some day soon.

There is an oil flow that has pumped trillions of gallons of oil into the North Atlantic ocean off Iceland for many years and is still pumping oil out of a crack in the sea floor today. So why isn't all that ocean and sea life destroyed up there in the North Atlantic? Because God's creation cleans it up not mankinds junk created chemicals that helps no one usually and is ment to try and do away with the natural things of God replacing them with a New Hope and Change to Believe in, meaning it's all about man not God no days and getting worse daily.

What i see from you smart people that spout your bull is that you are part of the problem of userping Gods plans with mans plans and continually fight to suppress the truth about whats really going on in this Global desire to control ALL human activity forcing Humanism on all the world.

Don't prepare for whats coming smart ones and continue to try and stop those of us that aren't smart but can read the writtings on the wall showing daily that trouble is coming and that the world is at an any moment explosion as the fuse gets shorter every day.

The people say "We will not Listen" and perish from lack of knowledge of Gods eternal plans for HIS Creation, not mans.
We are in control of ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, other than OUR eternal destination from either accepting what God says or rejecting what God says is his ONLY WAY. Jn 14:6

I love Gods word that says proclaiming themselves to be wise they have become fools corrupting the things of God for their own desires and have worshiped the creation rather than the Creator. Romans 1;

Jeremiah 6:17

kenai_kid
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kenai_kid 04/11/12 - 04:53 am
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Abiotic oil

Abiotic oil is a centuries old theory that has no absolute proof. Even if proven true one must consider this; if one has 10 acres of corn to harvest and replant, but 100 acres of corn is required to feed the people... you can grow more corn, but you can't grow it fast enough.
The theory of abiotic oil is just that ... an unproven theory that some people apparently assume as "proven" because they trust everything they read on the internet.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 04/14/12 - 09:47 am
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KK ever hear of or read about

KK ever hear of or read about Germany in 1920's when they were running out of fuel for their war machine and how two scientists developed the process of converting coal into oil from a catalytic process known as Fisher-Tropsch Type or FTT?
The Germans and Japanese used this to create synthitic oil and fuels for WWII.

There is a huge under water volcanic field in North Atlantic thats called The Lost City where the exact conditions discovered by the Germans is activly creating oil which flows out of underground vents on the ocean floor continually spewing oil into the sea.
(This oil has spewed for centuries and causes no harm to the ocean or life due to the micro organisms that eat this natural oil. It.s mankinds created chemicals that actuall kill and destroy life when we spray them on oil spills, not the oil it's self.)

This process is every where around the globe and was created by an all knowing God ment for good, not evil or a means of controlling, even though God did know that this is exactly what would come of oil and control freaks that seek a OWO as Revelation 13; shows will come in the last days.

This process is said to be due to the pressure between the earth mantles and high enough heat to create hydrocarbons without burning them up and creating ash. The right heat conditions and the exact chemicals and minerals needed to create this oil none stop are present here and else where around the globe.

Now i'm not smart enough to explain this without the aid of an article written my some who are smart enough to write and explain how oil is continually created.
All of which is being created by Gods design in the earths core, other wise we would be about to have a major cave in due to all the oil and gas being removed from underground i would think.
And as i said before many oil fields that were supposed to be drying up are actually filling up with oil in many states across america, but you know how eazy it is to stiffle the truth in any area if powerful forces are at work to do so.

It's a control tool and oil is used by those that seek to have a total reign on all humans by a select few Powerful Humanists and their Sheeple. These are those that refuse to acknowledge the Creation of everything by a Supernatural being as fact and desire to recreate their own world.
What makes this modern day mechanized world keep on going and what is the means of controling every nation and directing those nations towards a desired end game?
OIL, thats the tool of control for now and we see it being used to control more and more every day.
FOOD will be the next tool and already is being used to control many. If they can stop food such as corn or other foods from being produced for humans and make it into fuel who does that help, other than those that seek Total control of all? If they can cause oil prices to skyrocket what will that affect have on the price of food world wide? Every day news shows exactly what i say is true and coming to pass with more control of everything becoming greater each day and more power and control being added to a select few.
It really does not take a smart person to realize that everything we see and know was not the results of some big bang or chance. I will agree that there was a big bang and it was when God said let there be and there it was, all in accord to Gods GR8 plans, not mans plans.
Romans 1; says that everything we see proves that God exists, but man wants to Have It His Way and has choosen to worship the creation,THINGS, rather than the Creator which created it all.
We are not running out of oil now just like we didn't back in history when there was gas lines every where. This is an planned act to gain further control of everyone and everything by driving up prices world wide on ALL commodities which forces nations and people to surrender the rights and soverignity to a Global Union for being bailed out of their manipulted economic morasssssssssss and pit of dispair. Every day we see more of this surrender by nations world wide, that is if you watch or read the world news

Have a GR8 Day and remember who loves you.

Jeremiah 6:17

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 04/14/12 - 10:15 pm
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30% tax credit given to Big Oil

30% tax credit given to Big Oil. Well it's done and we alaskans have been bent over the Political oil barrel and our elected officials has given Big Oil the petroleum jelly to incourage them and prevent that Going out of business sale.
Who would have thought that this would happen?
I guess we should be thankful for this good news. Wanna bet that the pipe line will be maxed out now with oil flowing from OUR drying up oil fields?

Jeremiah 6:17

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