Black Gold Stranglehold: The Myth of Scarcity and the Politics of Oil

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Experts estimate that Americans consume more than 25 percent of the world's oil but have control over less than 3 percent of its proven oil supply. This unbalanced pattern of consumption makes it possible for foreign governments, corrupt political leaders, terrorist organizations and oil conglomerates to hold the economy and the citizens of the United States in a virtual stranglehold. There is no greater proof of this than the direct relationship between skyrocketing gas prices and the explosion of wealth among ...
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Overview

Experts estimate that Americans consume more than 25 percent of the world's oil but have control over less than 3 percent of its proven oil supply. This unbalanced pattern of consumption makes it possible for foreign governments, corrupt political leaders, terrorist organizations and oil conglomerates to hold the economy and the citizens of the United States in a virtual stranglehold. There is no greater proof of this than the direct relationship between skyrocketing gas prices and the explosion of wealth among those who control the world's supply of oil.

In Black Gold Stranglehold, Jerome R. Corsi and Craig Smith expose the fraudulent science that has made America so vulnerable: the belief that oil is a fossil fuel and that it is a finite resource.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581824896
  • Publisher: WND Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/14/2005
  • Pages: 356
  • Sales rank: 1,389,611
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Meet the Author

Jerome R. Corsi, Ph.D., is the author of Atomic Iran and coauthor of the New York Times #1 bestseller Unfit for Command. The author of many articles and books, he received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and lives in New Jersey.

Craig R. Smith is the chairman of the board of Swiss America Trading Corporation.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2013

    Jerome Corsi has no understanding of petro-geology or organic ch

    Jerome Corsi has no understanding of petro-geology or organic chemistry. This is a conglomeration of absurdities.

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