On to Plan B as an Oil Bust Settles In in Texas. (The New York Times, 1/19/2015)
It’s at times like these that Midland residents recall the wild swings of the 1980s, a decade that began with parties where people drank Dom Pérignon out of their cowboy boots. Rolls-Royce opened a dealership, and the local airport had trouble finding space to park all the private jets. By the end of the decade, the Rolls-Royce dealership was shut and replaced by a tortilla factory, and three banks had failed.
I suspect for many folks -- Scott Walker included -- the next boom can't come fast enough. His Midland donors might be a little pressed for cash right now.
They love Scott Walker in Midland, Texas -- to the tune of $112,185. (2/10/2014)
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