This little gem came out today during the daily White House press briefing. Real Clear Politics is reporting that Ed Henry pressed Jay Carney about Obama's vote in 2005 where he supported a bill which contained more than $2 billion in oil subsidies. This is one for which he … [Read more...] about Obama On Oil Subsidies: He Was For It Before He Was Against It
This is straight out of Ron Klain's opinion piece on Bloomberg entitled "How to Defuse Political Peril of Surging Gas Prices": One idea might be a “pocketbook protection” plan, which would work as follows: If the average price of gas exceeds $4 a gallon, an additional, automatic … [Read more...] about Welfare for Drivers?
Gas prices are the highest they've ever been so early in the year. There are plenty of reasons for the high prices, and lots of reasons to expect a big price surge in the spring, said Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst for Oil Price Information Service. "Early February crude oil … [Read more...] about Keystone and the Market
It's another egregious example of the Democrats wanting to overreach boundaries in an effort to appeal to voters: The Democrats, worried about higher gas prices, want to set up a board that would apply a "windfall profit tax" as high as 100 percent on the sale of oil and gas, … [Read more...] about Pandering: Regulating Oil Profits?