Commentary

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."

 

02.10.18

I miss the military

God Bless the USA, our military and their families support our freedoms and way of life.

 

02.08.18

Opinion - Winter Olympics and Ohio Skater Madison Hubbell

Many aspects of Olympic-level competition have taken remarkable strides since the first Winter Olympics in 1924; and it is astounding to see the technology and innovation that have advanced in the Figure Skating world.

 

11.13.17

Another Opinion: Cold weather areas need more energy pipelines

Hundreds of thousands of miles of oil and natural gas pipelines crisscross the United States, safely delivering the energy that fuels transportation, powers manufacturing and keeps the lights on at homes and businesses.

 

11.12.17

Fracking great for nation and doesn't hurt environment

Producing energy resources like natural gas is of the utmost importance in maintaining the security of this country. However, anti-energy legislation inhibits Florida's ability to provide locally sourced energy options that not only benefit us on a security front, but would benefit Florida's economy.

 

10.30.17

Lessons from the storms

By Congressman Morgan Griffith (VA): The 2017 hurricane season has been the most active and destructive to the United States in a number of years. The challenge of rebuilding is daunting. As part of the rebuilding process, we should learn how to better prepare for similar events in the future.

 

10.15.17

Supporting pipelines is supporting everyday products

Without oil and gas, our lives would be significantly different. Medicines, clothing, plastics and rubber products would not exist.

 

09.18.17

Veterans Advocating Energy Innovation for New England

Vets4Energy Volunteer Chairman: "We in New England are being held hostage by the state of New York... The northeastern United States already pays the highest energy prices on average compared to anywhere else in the country."

 

09.08.17

To Those Saying Gas and Oil is Destroying Our Environment

A personal look at the effect of oil and gas in Pennsylvania by Vets4Energy volunteer chairman Anthony Caldarelli (PA).