Natural gas has no odor. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected.
I am impressed with everything I have seen about Michael Williams who is running for re-election to the position of Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission. God, family, country. The respect that he shows for them combined with real leadership skills and a commitment to make tomorrow better than today makes him someone we are blessed to have serving us in Texas. Evidently, I am just one of many who like what he has done and his vision for the future. Check out the press release below to see what I mean.
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MICHAEL WILLIAMS CAMPAIGN
FUNDRAISING TOTALS TOP $1.3 MILLION
AUSTIN – Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Michael Williams’ campaign today announced they have raised more than $1.3 million in his bid for reelection.
The latest report to the Texas Ethics Commission will show Williams raised $624,480.77 for the reporting period covering January to June of 2008. As of July 15, Williams maintains over $800,000 on-hand. Of those totals, Williams has raised $67,286 online.
“Chairman Williams is working hard bringing his pro-growth, environmentally conscious energy solutions to the people of Texas and they are responding,” said Corbin Casteel, Williams Campaign Manager, who noted that nearly 70% of Williams’ donors work outside the energy industry as evidence of Williams’ broad base of support. [Read more…]
My grandfather was a Socialist back in 1920s and 1930s. He believed that the government could do a better job of running important industries than the private sector. In recent years there have been growing numbers of Americans who are calling for not just government intrusion into the private sector but for “taking it over.” Until recently socialized medicine was at the forefront of what appears to be a growing national zeitgeist. However, it is now most visible in the calls for the nationalizing of the oil industry. First, it was Hillary Clinton saying that she would “take the profits” of the oil companies, and now Maxine Waters wants to “take over” the oil companies.