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Oil Boom Could Fuel Economy if We Let It

Hamilcar Barca Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 12:00 PM
It will be a great start. I look forward to that day with great eagerness. Then he can start simplifying the tax code. And working to repeal any remnants of obamacare. When our politicians stop making poor economic decisions, the economy will improve.
With gas prices continuing to climb, there is an ever-increasing quest for ways to find a culprit that can carry the blame. More and more, the finger pointing is focused on the overseas sale of US petroleum product—with the belief being that selling American resources to the highest bidder increases the price of gasoline at the pump. This idea has made strange bedfellows of Fox News host Bill O’Reilly and Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA).
Addressing gas prices, O’Reilly claims: “They are much higher because the oil companies are shipping their products overseas.” Representative Markey (of the