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European Union imposes santions on Iran’s Oil: The ripple affect.

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In a new effort to pressure Iran over it’s nuclear program, the European Union has imposed sanctions on Iranian Oil. There is some ‘wiggle room’ for negotiation, on the sanctions however if Iran were to suspend  it’s atomic activity. Does the actions of those ‘across the pond’ affect those in the USA and around the world? I believe they will affect us and sooner as well as later. Some events that I see happening are as follows: Immidiately the west will have issues with crude oil prices which will… Raise the price of gas at the pumps An already sluggish […]

Food Crisis: Increase animal protein and grain

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In a recent editorial in the New York Times, there is a write up about the World Food Crisis.  A small blurb from this editorial states: “The United States and other developed countries need to step up to the plate. The rise in food prices is partly because of uncontrollable forces — including rising energy costs and the growth of the middle class in China and India. This has increased demand for animal protein, which requires large amounts of grain. ” It is with this paragraph that I take issue as to where the food crisis is being directed.  Yes, […]