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March 14, 2011

Sen. Vitter: Gas Prices Would Drop if Drilling Resumed in Gulf

March 14, 2011 — The solution to soaring gasoline prices is to reopen the Gulf of Mexico to drilling, Sen. David Vitter says. The Louisiana Republican also calls the $61 billion in spending cuts that House Republicans passed the “absolute minimum” for budget talks in the Senate.

Mississippi Governor Attacks President’s Energy Policy

Poll: 66% of Voters Favor Offshore Exploration

Yale’s Shiller: Quake Could be Final Tipping Point for Markets, Oil.

One of the nation’s leading economic analysts, Yale University professor Robert Shiller, believes the Japanese earthquake could spark a huge worldwide stock market drop as early as this week…

Lamb: Gas Too High? Thank the Greens, Dems and Clinton

By Henry Lamb 6:26 am

In December, 1996 Bill Clinton vetoed legislation that would have added more than a million barrels of domestic oil per day to help reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil. His reasoning at the time was that ANWR could not produce oil for ten years, a laughable excuse. For years, responsible Cong … Read More

Morris: Suspend the Gas Tax

By Dick Morris March 12, 2011 5:20 am

Republicans should demand the immediate suspension of the 18.4-cent federal gasoline tax and, at the state level throughout the nation, the suspension of the additional 30-cent average local tax. When gas prices drop again — likely not for several years — the taxes should resume. All told, federal … Read More

North: Crude Cruelty

By Oliver North March 11, 2011 11:58 am

Fuel and food prices are up. So is unemployment. Officials in the Obama administration and their allies on Capitol Hill are stunned. They shouldn’t be. It’s O-Team policy — or lack of it — that got us here. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of Americans seeking unemployment ben … Read More

Solving US Energy Problems
Seldon B. Graham, Jr.
The solution is disarmingly simple. More

Meltdowns Don’t Slow Obama Nuke Power Push

Despite problems at power plants in Japan, administration says nuclear power is a vital part of energy policy

George Soros Handicapping American Energy

March 2, 2011 By Ed Lasky

George Soros has been a brilliant investor over the years. As befits many hedge fund operators, he uses leverage to magnify his returns. But in his case, leverage has a double meaning.

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