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  • Originally posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    You are a sad, pathetic little man.
    Gee name calling. It's junior high school time.

    Originally posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    If, as a CFI, I see a person set a fire, that is all the proof I need. If, as an intelligent human being, I hear out President make an important annoucnement and then the next day the price of oil goes on a dramatic and sustained nosedive, that is all the proof I need.
    Only proving you have no idea about your subject.

    Originally posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
    The rest of your post is jibberish. Especially the part where you post pages of Google searches as proof of your point. Are you kidding me? Seriously, are you kidding me?
    Yet you have put forth nothing to support your statements. Of course you believe it's gibberish. It requires cogent intelligent thoughts. A process that is beyond your capability. I realize the point was lost on you. I posted Google searches to let you know (since you apparently didn't) there has been extensive writing and research on the subject. I didn't expect you to understand any of what was written and you didn't disappoint me.

    I'm sure this group of academics from George Washington University who wrote this article isn't nearly as smart as you. I'm sure their research via the FOIA, National Archives, and numerous other sources isn't nearly as complete as one George Wendt CFI and his powers of deduction and opinion with virtually zero research. Whose kidding whom? I don't know what you're good at, but this subject isn't it.

    And btw. You still haven't put up any citations to prove your point.
    Last edited by scfire86; 09-13-2008, 11:01 AM.
    They told me if I voted for Hillary Clinton the president would be emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable. They were right. I voted for Hillary Clinton and got a president that is emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable.

    I'm not saying you're stupid. I'm saying you have bad luck when it comes to thinking.

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    • Originally posted by ChiefKN View Post
      The only way to win is not to play.
      That only applies to Global Thermonuclear War (and Tic Tac Toe).

      Along the same lines, one cannot win the lottery if they don't play.

      I think the line from the gambler is more appropriate. You've got to know when to hold them and know when to fold them.

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      • Originally posted by scfire86 View Post
        ...You still never produced anything substantiating your incredibly laughable claim that Bush's lifting of the offshore oil drilling ban had any connection to the reduction in the price of oil. That somehow reduced demand (due to high prices) in emerging economies was somehow related to Bush's actions...
        Gee. What more proof do you need than a direct observation. Bush lifted the executive ban on off-shore drilling and the price of gas started dropping the next day and has been dropping ever since. All you need to do is open your eyes and look around.

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        • If this is the best you got... it isn't selling downtown.

          Noone cares that she didn't get tripped up by yet another liberal newsman trying to upset her popularity.

          It's seen for just what it was, a "gotcha" BS move.
          Excuse me? A "gotcha" move? Please. He merely questioned her about Bush's policies, collectively known as the "Bush Doctrine" and she froze like a deer...er...moose in headlights. Didn't get tripped up? What interview were you watching?
          The very fact that you continue to carry this woman's water after it was proven that she has not a single clue about foreign policy has established you for what you really are...a mindless pawn under the spell of this showboating hack.
          I call it the "viagra effect."
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          • Originally posted by ThNozzleman View Post
            Excuse me? A "gotcha" move? Please. He merely questioned her about Bush's policies, collectively known as the "Bush Doctrine" and she froze like a deer...er...moose in headlights. Didn't get tripped up? What interview were you watching?
            The very fact that you continue to carry this woman's water after it was proven that she has not a single clue about foreign policy has established you for what you really are...a mindless pawn under the spell of this showboating hack.
            I call it the "viagra effect."
            I may be the minority here, but can't we all just get along? Now All the party BS floated around here makes me glad to be registered Independent. This woman could have very easily said "Thanks but NO" She did not. She threw her inadequacies out there for all the world to see. Like my spelling so don't crucify the hillbilly. That is commendible. Unlike the other party's VP pick who himself failed in his bid to be President so he settled in as the running mate in hopes that the Presidential pick would either get shot or fall over dead of natural causes. For the easily offended that last was sarcasm. Was I impressed with her interview. It was refreshing to see a political figure fumble through a little of the foolishness and answer to the best of her ability without the double talk and pandering. Did her interview make me any more comfortable with either of these candidates? A resounding Hell NO!
            To err is human, To forgive divine and at times I am as much of both as you will ever find

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            • Originally posted by ScareCrow57 View Post
              Gee. What more proof do you need than a direct observation. Bush lifted the executive ban on off-shore drilling and the price of gas started dropping the next day and has been dropping ever since. All you need to do is open your eyes and look around.
              Yes I have looked around. Most of the reading I have done indicates the price of oil dropped due to decreased demand in emerging markets (China and India, you can find them on a map if you know how to read one).

              If you want to believe a taxi driver in Mumbai (formerly Bombay) or Beijing (formerly Peking) read that Bush lifted the ban on offshore drilling and that taxi driver decided he should buy less gas so be it. It would be part and parcel with the rest of your inability to comprehend.
              They told me if I voted for Hillary Clinton the president would be emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable. They were right. I voted for Hillary Clinton and got a president that is emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable.

              I'm not saying you're stupid. I'm saying you have bad luck when it comes to thinking.

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              • Actually gentlemen, its really not becoming or professional to go on acting like this. A little research on google will show you that the oil prices at their highs were an abnormal bubble fuelled probably by speculators.
                Monthly Basket Price
                Aug-07 68.71
                Sep-07 74.18
                Oct-07 79.32
                Nov-07 88.84
                Dec-07 87.05
                Jan-08 88.35
                Feb-08 90.64
                Mar-08 99.03
                Apr-08 105.16
                May-08 119.39
                Jun-08 128.33
                Jul-08 131.22
                Aug-08 112.41
                Sep-08 101.51
                Bbl of oil now is basically the same as it was in March. I know a bit about of which I speak, I am involved in the international oil industry and no one who knows anything about the industry thinks that a political announcement from a President who is about to leave office had the slightest affect on oil prices.
                If there is indeed drilling in the arctic, the oil is 15 to 20 years way from market. If you drill offshore continental US, probably at least 5 to maybe 8. The world demand has dropped sharply and will probably level out between $90 to $100 a bbl, but that could change drastically in event of political unrest, e.g. Iran, Venezuela, Nigeria,
                It doesn't really matter why it dropped in the context of this post, the discussion is on Ms Palins ability to be an effective vice president and so far, shes a pretty refreshing change from so called Messiahs and worn out political hacks.

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                • Originally posted by ThNozzleman View Post
                  Excuse me? A "gotcha" move? Please. He merely questioned her about Bush's policies, collectively known as the "Bush Doctrine" and she froze like a deer...er...moose in headlights. Didn't get tripped up? What interview were you watching?
                  The very fact that you continue to carry this woman's water after it was proven that she has not a single clue about foreign policy has established you for what you really are...a mindless pawn under the spell of this showboating hack.
                  I call it the "viagra effect."
                  Yes, But the Bush Doctrine is irrelevant, he isn't running for office. It's a new regime with a different direction.

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                  • Originally posted by BryanLoader View Post
                    , and a guy who was a community activist is more qualified to be commander in chief of your armed forces over a man with extensive military experience including examples of extreme heroism?
                    [/B]

                    I could care less for the mindless Party bickering that is going on.

                    However this above...

                    Jimmy Carter remains the ONLY President elected who graduated from the US Naval Academy and served honorably on submarines conducting a silent war under the seas in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

                    Ronald Regan on the other hand, served honorably making training and propaganda films during WWII.

                    Compare contrast. Just because one served in the military does not qualify one to lead the country.

                    Nero is still fiddling. Two parties are still bickering. Washington, oops I meant Rome is still smoldering.

                    Doesn't anyone find it odd that some of the greatest Presidential minds who came out of this country...Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Lincoln all were elected in an age where the country had 3 or 4 SERIOUS nominations for President?

                    But hey, lets keep on the two party bickering. They are both destroying the country and neither one of them have any desire to fix it. The rest of the world is laughing at us.
                    Co 11
                    Virginia Beach FD

                    Amateurs practice until they get it right; professionals practice until they cannot get it wrong. Which one are you?

                    'The fire went out and nobody got hurt' is a poor excuse for a fireground critique.

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                    • Originally posted by BryanLoader View Post
                      Actually gentlemen, its really not becoming or professional to go on acting like this. A little research on google will show you that the oil prices at their highs were an abnormal bubble fuelled probably by speculators.
                      Monthly Basket Price
                      Aug-07 68.71
                      Sep-07 74.18
                      Oct-07 79.32
                      Nov-07 88.84
                      Dec-07 87.05
                      Jan-08 88.35
                      Feb-08 90.64
                      Mar-08 99.03
                      Apr-08 105.16
                      May-08 119.39
                      Jun-08 128.33
                      Jul-08 131.22
                      Aug-08 112.41
                      Sep-08 101.51
                      Bbl of oil now is basically the same as it was in March. I know a bit about of which I speak, I am involved in the international oil industry and no one who knows anything about the industry thinks that a political announcement from a President who is about to leave office had the slightest affect on oil prices.
                      If there is indeed drilling in the arctic, the oil is 15 to 20 years way from market. If you drill offshore continental US, probably at least 5 to maybe 8. The world demand has dropped sharply and will probably level out between $90 to $100 a bbl, but that could change drastically in event of political unrest, e.g. Iran, Venezuela, Nigeria,
                      It doesn't really matter why it dropped in the context of this post, the discussion is on Ms Palins ability to be an effective vice president and so far, shes a pretty refreshing change from so called Messiahs and worn out political hacks.
                      Without a doubt it was fueled (pardon the pun) by speculation. And once the speculators thought supply would go up, their speculation changed, and the price dropped.

                      Also of note here is that China has surpassed the U.S. in terms of oil consumption. This is also a country that derives a large portion of their electricity from hydro. Is it any wonder they own the U.S.?

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                      • Originally posted by DocVBFDE14 View Post
                        I could care less for the mindless Party bickering that is going on.
                        However this above...
                        Jimmy Carter remains the ONLY President elected who graduated from the US Naval Academy and served honorably on submarines conducting a silent war under the seas in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
                        It must seriously irritate the bug stuffing out of Jimmy Earl that due to his job with access to classified materials as nuclear watch officer and maybe or maybe not on secret missions,he cannot discuss his activities while in the Navy to counter John McCain's stories of what he endured while a "guest" in the Hoa Loa prison aka The Hanoi Hilton.
                        I recently heard an account of Barrack H.Obama complaining that he hadn't spent 19 months enduring hotels and airplane food to come in second in the upcoming election.When I heard that,my thought was"My.How he has SUFFERED for this country.He could have gotten the runs from a badly cooked meal.My God,he could have been killed when an elevator door closed on him."

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                        • Yes, But the Bush Doctrine is irrelevant, he isn't running for office. It's a new regime with a different direction.
                          Are you stupid? The policies, positions, and performance of the outgoing administration are irrelevant?? What the hell are you smoking?
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                          • Originally posted by BryanLoader View Post
                            Russia is flexing their muscles, and a guy who was a community activist is more qualified to be commander in chief of your armed forces over a man with extensive military experience including examples of extreme heroism?
                            How funny. I can always count on McCain supporters to pull out the military card. Obama made the Law Review at Harvard and was offered numerous positions with law firms across the country. He chose to commit himself to bettering the community in which he lived instead. During the Bush the smarter administration this was considered something honorable for an individual. You probably forgot about Bush 41's "thousand points of light" campaign.

                            Now it is scoffed as inconsequential.

                            Why don't you just say what you really mean? Obama is just too uppity for you.
                            They told me if I voted for Hillary Clinton the president would be emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable. They were right. I voted for Hillary Clinton and got a president that is emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable.

                            I'm not saying you're stupid. I'm saying you have bad luck when it comes to thinking.

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                            • Without a doubt it was fueled (pardon the pun) by speculation. And once the speculators thought supply would go up, their speculation changed, and the price dropped.
                              Heh, heh! You're a laugh riot, you know that?
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                              • It doesn't really matter why it dropped in the context of this post, the discussion is on Ms Palins ability to be an effective vice president and so far, shes a pretty refreshing change from so called Messiahs and worn out political hacks.
                                A refreshing change?? I guess someone missed her first interview. Her record proves the exact opposite.
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