Crews from around the US and Canada are heading to New England, to help restore power to the more than 100,000 homes and businesses in the dark and cold. Numerous roads remain blocked by snow in Connecticut. (Feb. 11)
Paul T: The leverage of Saudi Arabia on American politics is dwindling ... shale oil and electric cars would free America from oil politics ... Whether oil will remain denominated in USD may not be as important as China's stance in RMB and its own economy ... Obama is right in shifting American policy towards the Pacific ... the value of Middle East / oil is less important to America than the waking China. And what can ME do to hurt American global economic interest ?? China will absorb most of the attention and energy of American future presidents.