Trump has Putin over a barrel (of oil)

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Trump has Putin over a barrel (of oil)

Post by cassowary » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:17 am

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/08/trump-h ... -west.html

Sertorio, your second favorite country is in trouble.

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Re: Trump has Putin over a barrel (of oil)

Post by Sertorio » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:46 am

cassowary wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:17 am
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/08/trump-h ... -west.html

Sertorio, your second favorite country is in trouble.
An article by Larry Kudlow, a senior contributor at CNBC and economics editor of the National Review, published on July 2017...

"Kudlow graduated from University of Rochester in Rochester, New York with a degree in history in 1969. Known as "Kuddles" to friends, he was a star on the tennis team and a member of the left-wing Students for a Democratic Society at Rochester.

In 1971, Kudlow attended Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he studied politics and economics. He left before completing his master's degree".

Cass, you could hardly find a more qualified expert to support your ideas... :lol:

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Re: Trump has Putin over a barrel (of oil)

Post by SteveFoerster » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:46 am

Sertorio wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:46 am
cassowary wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:17 am
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/08/trump-h ... -west.html

Sertorio, your second favorite country is in trouble.
An article by Larry Kudlow, a senior contributor at CNBC and economics editor of the National Review, published on July 2017...

"Kudlow graduated from University of Rochester in Rochester, New York with a degree in history in 1969. Known as "Kuddles" to friends, he was a star on the tennis team and a member of the left-wing Students for a Democratic Society at Rochester.

In 1971, Kudlow attended Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he studied politics and economics. He left before completing his master's degree".

Cass, you could hardly find a more qualified expert to support your ideas... :lol:
That Cass is able to post an article written by someone from a different perspective yet who supports his position makes it resonate more strongly, not less.

But I'm sure you'll claim victory by posting something from Sputnik or whatever.
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Re: Trump has Putin over a barrel (of oil)

Post by Sertorio » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:20 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:46 am

That Cass is able to post an article written by someone from a different perspective yet who supports his position makes it resonate more strongly, not less.
Larry Kudlow is not someone from a different perspective, it is someone too ignorant to have any perspective at all...

A graduate in history who couldn't complete his master in economics isn't competent to give a valid opinion on anything concerning Russian economy...

Besides, he was a cokehead...

"He was fired in 1994 after abuse of cocaine caused him to skip an important client presentation. Kudlow later admitted to a $10,000 a month cocaine habit." :lol:

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Re: Trump talks hot air to his Polish listeners.

Post by neverfail » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:31 pm

It seems to me Sertorio that you might be trying to "shoot the messenger" instead of responding to the message.

As I read the opening link Trump, having attended the Davos Economic Forum where he avoided making a fool of himself by sticking to the script prepared by his speechwriter, went on to Warsaw, Poland where he grandstanded (apparently unscripted) in front of his Polish listeners.

The question this leads me to ask is "can Trump organise to have American crude delivered to Poland cost effectively - and if so is the American taxpayer to be called upon to pay the needed subsidies"?

I get the impression that Russia, the closest oil exporting country to Poland, will always retain a sizeable share of their market. Putin could easily retain this by cutting the price of Russian crude sent to Poland to the point where it would be sub-economic for the Poles not to buy it from them. Meantime, the alternative of non-Russian crude will give them additional bargaining leverage.

Meantime, the worst for Russia seems to be behind it (for now):

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/24/busi ... putin.html

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Re: Trump has Putin over a barrel (of oil)

Post by Jim the Moron » Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:53 pm

"Much ado about nothing"

1. No see specific reasons for upset re Kudlow's opinions.

2. No understand why US crude deliveries to Poland an urgent matter.

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Re: Trump has Putin over a barrel (of oil)

Post by Milo » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:18 pm

Jim the Moron wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:53 pm
"Much ado about nothing"

1. No see specific reasons for upset re Kudlow's opinions.

2. No understand why US crude deliveries to Poland an urgent matter.
Agreed.

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Russia is worried that Kudlow might be correct

Post by cassowary » Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:35 am

Sertorio wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:46 am
cassowary wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:17 am
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/08/trump-h ... -west.html

Sertorio, your second favorite country is in trouble.
An article by Larry Kudlow, a senior contributor at CNBC and economics editor of the National Review, published on July 2017...

"Kudlow graduated from University of Rochester in Rochester, New York with a degree in history in 1969. Known as "Kuddles" to friends, he was a star on the tennis team and a member of the left-wing Students for a Democratic Society at Rochester.

In 1971, Kudlow attended Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he studied politics and economics. He left before completing his master's degree".

Cass, you could hardly find a more qualified expert to support your ideas... :lol:
Russia acknowledges threat from Trump's energy policy on European gas market
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Gazprom has acknowledged for the first time a threat to its dominant position in European gas market from an expected influx of liquefied natural (LNG) gas produced in the United States under Donald Trump’s administration.

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Lithuania received its first shipment of US gas

Post by cassowary » Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:05 am

The US is breaking stranglehold Russia has in European gas market.
Lithuania became the first former Soviet state to receive a shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. on Monday.
While Lithuania is expected to import another shipment of LNG from the U.S. in September, several other European countries could soon opt to follow suit.
As a result, the increased competition in the gas industry could help to drive down prices for European customers.
"We are happy to reach a point where importing gas from U.S. is not only politically desirable but also commercially viable," Lithuania's Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas said Monday.
You must understand that East Europeans are afraid of the Russian Bear Hug. Anything that weakens the Bear's paws is welcome.

Trump's energy policy will weaken Russia. His election was a disaster for Putin.

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Re: Lithuania received its first shipment of US gas

Post by Sertorio » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:44 am

cassowary wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:05 am
The US is breaking stranglehold Russia has in European gas market.
Lithuania became the first former Soviet state to receive a shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. on Monday.
While Lithuania is expected to import another shipment of LNG from the U.S. in September, several other European countries could soon opt to follow suit.
As a result, the increased competition in the gas industry could help to drive down prices for European customers.
"We are happy to reach a point where importing gas from U.S. is not only politically desirable but also commercially viable," Lithuania's Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas said Monday.
You must understand that East Europeans are afraid of the Russian Bear Hug. Anything that weakens the Bear's paws is welcome.

Trump's energy policy will weaken Russia. His election was a disaster for Putin.
Independence from Russian oil and gas could become an expensive thing... For the buyer or for the seller of such commodities...

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