Commentary

06.02.18

Elect representatives who will unleash US energy potential

But there's something else to consider with your vote - as we decrease our dependence on foreign oil, particularly from volatile regimes, we also lessen the need for American troop-led intervention.

 

06.01.18

Energy a key election issue

Our energy appetite makes us vulnerable. And our dependence on foreign sources of energy keeps the threat of war on our doorstep... by Vets4Energy volunteer.

 

05.29.18

Offshore Drilling Can Peacefully Co-Exist with Military Operations

... it is evident the DOD is ready and willing to collaborate with the oil and natural gas industry so long as offshore exploration does not interfere with military operations. By Vets4Energy volunteer.

 

05.04.18

Russian trolls infiltrate the pipeline debate

McClatchy recently reported that the same Russian cyber-manipulation campaign that interfered with the U.S. election in 2016 had a "hidden hand" in Florida protests against a natural gas pipeline...

 

04.21.18

Military Commanders Understand the Value of Energy Security

"... if we weren't already prepared for the battle well in advance, it would be too late when the time for action arrived." By William Schachte, Jr Rear Admiral. JAGC, USN (Ret.)

 

04.08.18

The New Science of Smog

Other things pollute the air more than gasoline exhaust does.

 

03.26.18

Editorial: A pipeline lesson for Virginia, courtesy of Massachusetts

To....[keep] the lights on in Massachusetts, Russian firms bored wells into fragile permafrost; blasted a new international airport into a pristine landscape of reindeer, polar bears, and walrus; dredged the spawning grounds...

 

02.24.18

The Olympic Torch and Innovation in Energy

Over time, the design of the Olympic torch has undergone a fascinating series of innovations, both to its aesthetics, and the technology behind its burning flame

 

02.21.18

What do the Olympics have to do with Veterans or Energy production?

The Olympics as founded were basically tests of military skills. Even in today's Olympics, sports like the various shooting competitions, Judo and the other "combative" sports and the Biathlon (cross country skiing and rifle marksmanship combined) are skills useful to the military.

 

02.19.18

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Innovation drives changes for Olympic athletes, viewers

By Steve Virden - Volunteer Vets4Energy Minnesota: "In 1924, if you wanted to see the Olympics, you had to travel to Chamonix, France. The 2018 Olympics will deliver live stream video feeds 24 hours per day to televisions, computers and smart phones using satellite and the internet -- all technologies which would have been beyond anyone's dreams in 1924."