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As the Price of Gas Goes Up, Washington’s Energy Policy Silliness Does Too
Posted By Ben Lieberman On June 26, 2008 @ 10:06 am In Energy | Comments Disabled
The laundry list of excuses not to expand access to American oil was never convincing even when gas was $2.00 and gets less so as the price at the pump continues to rise. But the latest round of reasons is downright irrational, with some directly contradicting others. Here’s a rundown of some of the silliness:
Of course the biggest whopper of all is the claim by many politicians that they even care about high gasoline prices. Some of the same legislators who decry their constituent’s pain over $4.00 gas support global warming legislation that would deliberately send gasoline prices through the roof in an effort to force people to use less.
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