Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-OK, sat down in front of a camera yesterday and patiently walked through the major myths about energy being propagated by President Obama, congressional Democrats and the liberal mainstream media. The result is a concise, easy-to-grasp summary of energy facts:
For example, what about all those "subsidies" the federal government is giving Big Oil that Obama and the Democrats want to terminate? Here's Inhofe with the facts: Read More
Any time the price of oil goes up, politicians in Washington in both major political parties start getting itchy. For the Democrats, the rote response is always to raise taxes on energy companies and encourage federal bureaucrats to substitute their "wisdom" for that of the market. Read More
Gas prices in the U.S. have risen roughly 34 cents a gallon since the rebellion in Libya began. Read More
Rush Limbaugh had Donald Trump on his show yesterday to talk about his thoughts on the country's direction and a potential run for president. "This is not a respected country anymore." Trump stated, "I love this country. It's got potential to be great again. But, really, Rush, it's not great right now." Read More
"Blue smoke and mirrors" is a particularly apt phrase to describe the way Washington politicians in both major parties create annual budgets. "Rosy scenario" is another.
Call it what you will, healthy public policy cannot be based on fantasy foundations. Read More
That’s how much the U.S. economy will lose over the next two decades by continuing current federal policies that limit drilling for oil and gas on federal lands and the continental shelf, according to an independent study by Science Applications International Corp. and the Gas Technology Institute. Read More