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  • Tankosphere Today: Nov. 21, 2008

    Turn up the heat, somebody. The globe is freezing. Even Al Gore is looking for an extra blanket. Winter has barely come to the northern latitudes and already we’ve got bigger goosebumps than usual. So far the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports 63 record snowfalls in the United States…

    An important point to keep in mind about any and all bailouts: While corporate welfare is always a bad idea, the costs of such policies consist not in the transfer of wealth from taxpayers but in the less-productive allocation of resources that arises from the distortion of incentives that bailouts create…

    So, US crude oil production increased 182,000 barrels (or .01 percent) in 2007 compared to 2006. Good news, right? It would be, if that were not the first time production has increased since 1991, and only the tenth time that annual oil…

    Take a look at the image to the left (it should open larger if clicked). Every time Congress tried a “compromise” or tried to raise taxes to lower energy costs (that backwards logic still makes my head spin), the cost of energy went up…

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    One Response to Tankosphere Today: Nov. 21, 2008

    1. Arthur White, West H says:

      If global warming causes a rise in ocean levels, how come I can find no evidence of increased water levels in the waters adjacent to Seattle, WA, or Hampton Roads adjacent to Norfolk, VA??

      Anyone have any data on rising water levels??

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