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Nice news item .... picked up all over the Internet and spreading like wildfire. So the 20th century was about "oil" and the New American Century will be about "molecules of fossil fuel".

DOE and "Molecules of Freedom"

A reporter at the order signing jokingly asked whether the LNG shipments should be called "freedom gas," and Perry said, "I think you may be correct in your observation."

If the DOE is still running with the term as a joke, then the wit in the Energy Secretary's office is bone dry. Ars contacted the DOE to see if "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" are now going to be standard in department communication with the public. We are also curious if any potential drop in LNG exports could result in patriotism bloat.

From E&E news reporter ...

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Thu May 30th, 2019 at 03:36:20 AM EST
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For it to make any sense at all, remined me of an excellent diary in 2005 ...

Iraqi Oil - the $250bn gift to Saudi Arabia and Russia by Jerome a Paris @EuroTrib on Dec. 12, 2005

Of course is was not the intent to help the Russians, so the Western powers weaponized NATO to turn approachment into confrontation Cold War style at the Bucharest Meeting in 2008. (Part 2) Thanks guys, it was an excellent strategy for the accumulation of wealth by the fascist powers in the Middle East. A true Bilderberg blueprint.

Related reading ...

US seeks to cement military foothold in Balkans by vladimir (??) @EuroTrib on May 17, 2009

Key words: War on Georgia (2008) - War on MENA states (2011) - War on Syria (2011) - War on Ukraine (Maidan 2014)

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Thu May 30th, 2019 at 08:56:58 AM EST
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I immediately recall the "sense of the Congress" in 2003, when Rep. Bob Ney renamed a menu item, in response to France's opposition to the proposed invasion and liberation of Iraq oil production, freedom fries. More elaborate ridicule and devious threats however produced the desired number of allied troops for the adventure.

US foreign policy is as juvenile as ever.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu May 30th, 2019 at 03:40:49 PM EST
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