Episode

1/12 Dan Dicker: Shale Boom & Bust: the Myth of Us Oil Independence

January 12, 2015

Oil analyst and author Dan Dicker, explains what really is driving lower oil prices. How is it is to get started in the fracking business. How Dodd-Frank has effected the oil business. Speculation and oil prices. How Russians will bleed because of lower oil prices. How the Saudis are able to position themselves in the global oil market. Why lower oil prices will push back development of renewable energies five to ten years. When the market will self correct. Also New York’s fracking ban and the policy implications for the rest of the country.

On The Fun Half: how Republicans are aiming to destroy Social Security in the new Congress. “Terrorism expert” Steve Emerson says non-Muslims aren’t allowed in Birmingham Britain and UK Prime Minister calls him an idiot. Pastor beats kid to help him to take “Christ seriously”. Bob Beckel compares accepting radical Islam to inter racial dating. Also your calls and IMs.

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