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The Texas House is calling for Governor Greg Abbott to award the late Navy SEAL with one of the rarest military medals in the United States. AMERICAN SNIPER CHRIS KYLE ON TRACK FOR THE TEXAS MEDAL OF HONOR By: Rob Milford (Breitbart) The Texas Legislative Medal of Honor may soon be presented posthumously to Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the American Sniper. It is among the rarest military medals in the United States. Texas House Concurrent Resolution 85 calls for Gov. Greg Abbott to award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Kyle, a native son of the Lone Star State, for his achievements as a SEAL during four tours in Iraq. He is credited with 160 confirmed enemy kills, placing him first among all American military snipers. The Legislative Medal of Honor is a relatively new award, first given in 1997, and most recently in 2013. Only ten Texans have received it, including Special Forces Sgt. Roy Benavidez from Cuero, and Lt. Audie Murphy from Hunt County, who is commonly referred to as
There is no shortage of news on the statistics of the U.S. oil boom and its positive effects on the U.S. economy. In this article from Business Insider, Rob Wile looks at the boom from a timing perspective. Americas shale oil renaissance came just in the nick of time By: Rob Wile We know weve been harping on this a lot recently, but the American oil output story has, from an economic perspective, been truly remarkable. The EIA just announced that U.S. total crude oil production averaged an estimated 8.5 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in July, the highest monthly level of production since April 1987. Meanwhile, U.S. oil imports are at lows not seen in 19 years, standing at 7.17 million barrels a day in May. A new chart from Charles Schwabs Liz Ann Sonders, Michelle Gibley and Brad Sorensen shows another angle: The shale revolution came just when the economy needed it. To read the rest of this article, visit Business Insider.