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    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    Looking at the relationship between protectionism, subsidies, and world hunger, American Enterprise Institute visiting scholar Adam Lerrick writes: The world has the ability to feed itself at affordable prices. There is no shortage of productive land. Large tracts in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Brazil offer huge potential. Putting fallow acres back … More

    Biofuels: The World’s Regressive Tax

    The rise in gas prices is reducing the American consumer’s disposable income, forcing a choice between filling up the tank and going out to dinner or taking a trip to the movie theater. But policy implementations in developed countries are doing much more damage internationally, like pushing 30 million people … More

    Morning Bell: Yes, Politico, There Is a 'Pelosi Premium'

    Considering their recent fumbles, no one can rightly accuse House Republicans of being marketing geniuses. But the campaign they launched last month, the “Pelosi Premium,” highlighting how Democrat energy policy drives up the cost of gasoline, is dead on. Covering congressional energy policy, the Politico today dismissively writes of the … More

    Liberal Ignorance on Basic Economics Causing Hunger Crisis

    One of the biggest lies coming out of both liberal presidential candidates this year is that instituting mandatory carbon caps will not have any adverse economic impacts on Americans since both candidates also promise to spend billions to create “green collar jobs.” So far real working Americans are not buying … More

    So Are Biofuel Assets Subprime, or Not?

    Al Gore has warned a group of leading investment managers at a UN-sponsored conference to cleanse their portfolios of “subprime carbon assets.” In Gore’s mind, businesses that rely on carbon-intensive energy are bad investments — or should be, and Wall Street should see them as riskier than “clean energy” companies … More