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ENERGY, NEWSROOM AMERICA Oil prices topped $99 a barrel Wednesday on news that U.S. stocks declined unexpectedly on heightened demand and fears Iran could cut...
On Friday, July 23, the Chicago Tribune published an editorial titled “Enough Ethanol” and on Saturday, July 24, The Washington Post editorial said, “It’s time to end the excessive subsidies for corn ethanol.” On Monday, July 26, The Wall Street Journal joined the chorus. - Alan Caruba
Based on bogus science and with the backing of the most radical presidency in American history the EPA is poised to make its next assault on American energy, and ultimately me and you, say Alan Caruba.
Freedom—the use of reason and persuasion in place of coercion—is a worthy goal. In the U.S. energy sector, market reliance, though compromised by both pro-business and anti-business government intervention, has produced economic coordination, fostered economic growth, and democratized wealth. Government intervention, on the other hand, such as occurred in the 1970s with U.S. oil and gas price controls, has produced shortages, civil strife, and bureaucratic waste. - Robert Bradley Jr.
Every so often it’s a good idea to take stock of the threats facing the modern world. Any student of history will know that this analysis is going to be grim. Take a deep breath and read this for a few minutes. After that, you may need a stiff drink!
First, let it be said that the American people do not desperately want “a new energy strategy.” They did not want Obamacare. They do not want Cap-and-Trade. They do not want amnesty for an estimated ten to twenty million illegal aliens. Along with the totally discredited global warming hoax, this has got to be the biggest lie Obama keeps repeating, along with promises of thousands of “green jobs.”
The Democrats have defeated a Senate resolution that would make the EPA accountable to Congress and keep the agency from unilaterally writing its own rules to define carbon dioxide (C02) as a "pollutant" and greenhouse gas for the agency to regulate.
American political classes tell us we are addicted to oil. Whether such admonishments came from former President George W. Bush or the present administration, Americans are admonished to break the oil habit and use alternative fuels meeting Washington’s approval.
Since everything in America is politicized, it is no surprise that on May 3rd, the two New Jersey Senators, Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg, along with Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, all Democrats, held a press conference to announced they were introducing legislation “to ensure that oil companies are not allowed off the hook when it comes to paying for economic damages as a result of spills.”
Parents are often appalled to discover that their children’s school books are full of misinformation or have an agenda that has little to do with the supposed subject. The rise and the maintenance of the Green movement have a great deal to do with the infiltration of school systems and textbooks with often deliberately misleading information. Many Green programs are aimed at the youth here and around the world.