Israel has oil!

The world may forever be changed. Israel now has oil and natural gas, and lots of it. The land of milk and honey is now awash in shale.

LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2012 — Every once in awhile an event comes along that cannot be overstated. No hype is too much. Every bit of hyperbole is deserved. Every cliche is acceptable.

On July 2nd, 2012, an article describing such an event slipped under the radar. Using the caveat “if true,” then a world-altering, game-changer has just taken place. Life as we know it on Earth could change. The balance of world power may be shifting.

Apparently, Israel has oil.

Let that sink in. Israel…has…oil.

Holy Beverly Hillbillies, Jed Clampett. Sweet mother of Texas tea, J.R. Ewing.

Say it again, repeatedly. Spell out every letter. I-S-R-A-E-L…H-A-S…O-I-L.

Walter Russell Mead of “American Interest” broke the story, and every word of his column must be read carefully.

The numbers are staggering.

“Israel may have the third largest shale oil reserves in the world: something like 250 billion barrels. (The US is believed to have the equivalent of well over 1 trillion barrels of potentially recoverable shale, with China having perhaps one third of that amount. Canada may contain the equivalent of 2 trillion of barrels conventional oil, more than Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran combined.)”

Shale oil is not as easily recoverable as conventional oil, but because Israel has so much of it, it is still economically worth it to extract and recover it.

Israel has more than oil. They have natural gas. Lots of it.

“Drillers working in Israeli waters have already identified what look to be 5 billion barrels of recoverable oil in addition to over a trillion cubic feet of gas. Israel’s undersea gas reserves are currently estimated at about 16 trillion cubic feet and new fields continue to be rapidly found.”

Not millions. Not billions. Trillions. Trillions of cubic feet of natural gas.

For those who want evidence, turn to Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin has already flown to Israel and prayed at the Western Wall. He did everything but dance and sing Hava Negilah. His remarks were so pro-Jewish that Arab groups in the Middle East immediately moved up their weekly rage explosions by an entire day.

Mr. Putin does not do business with anybody unless it benefits Mother Russia. He does not normally praise a Western religion while maintaining control over the largest atheist nation. He has already begun cooperation between Russia and Israel. This oil boom is real.

This could end the regimes in Iran and Syria without firing an external shot. OPEC could be nothing more than a trivia answer to the question of who Donald Trump despises more than Rosie O’Donnell.

Israel is already cooperating with Canada while America snubs two of their greatest allies. Israeli and Canadian Prime Ministers Benjamin Netanyahu and Stephen Harper have completely bypassed President Obama. Even Mr. Obama’s energy-killing EPA cannot stop this. What North Dakota is doing for America, Israel may now do for the world.

A true potential victory over global terrorism. Honest oil markets. Prices based on value.

The land of milk and honey may become the land of petroleum wealth. The miracle of the orange groves may now be the miracle of natural gas.

Radical Islam may have just seen its future death, with zero power to stop it.

The world is now a better place.

Israel has oil.


Brooklyn born, Long Island raised, and now living in Los Angeles, Eric Golub is a politically conservative columnist, blogger, author, public speaker, satirist and comedian.

Eric is the author of the book trilogy “Ideological Bigotry, “Ideological Violence,” and “Ideological Idiocy.” Eric is 100% alcohol, tobacco, drug, and liberalism free. After years of dating liberals, he has finally seen the light and now only dates Republican Jewish women. His family is pleased over this. Republican, Jewish women, you may contact Eric above.

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Eric Golub

Eric Golub is a politically conservative Jewish blogger, author, public speaker, and comedian. His book trilogy is “Ideological Bigotry,” “Ideological Violence,” and  “Ideological Idiocy.” 

He is Brooklyn born, Long Island raised, and has lived in Los Angeles since 1990. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Judaism, and his MBA from USC. A stockbrokerage professional since 1994, he began blogging on March 11th, 2007, the three year anniversary of the Madrid bombings and the midpoint of 9/11. He has been inflicting his world view on his unfortunate readers since then. He blogs about politics Monday through Friday, and about football and other human interest items on weekends.



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