Subsidies on Townhall

David Sterman - Fri Nov 4

A stabilized Europe, coupled with a U.S. economy that is likely to dodge a recession, means oil prices are starting to perk back up. Crude oil, of the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) kind, shot up from $77 a barrel to $93 in October and, before long, expect to see gasoline prices quickly move back to the $4 mark. ... more

Jeff Carter - Fri Nov 4

The next time you hear someone rail against greedy speculators, tell them you’d rather pay lower prices for goods and services than listen to them whine about something they didn’t know anything about. ... more

AP News - Tue Nov 1

Lurita Doan - Mon Oct 31

It's becoming clear: Obama thinks American voters are stupid. Anyone believing Obama's current campaign promises is either gullible or amnesia-prone. Increasingly, his campaign speeches indicate a rather pitiful and cynical hope that Americans will not remember his earlier promises nor will they recall past decisions by the Obama Administration that have failed so spectacularly. Obama’s reelection strategy seems dependent upon an ability to fool most of the people one more time. ... more

Dan Holler - Mon Oct 24

It is time for our leaders in Congress – the ones lifted into power by a conservative wave – to take a bold, principled stand and put an end to energy subsidies. These subsidies distort private sector investment, waste taxpayer dollars, and allow the government to pick winners and losers. ... more

Reuters News - Fri Oct 21

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Oct 20

Last week, protests broke out again in Europe, from Rome to London. The monthlong Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York have spread. The current unrest follows this summer's riots in London and flash mob incidents in U.S. cities. In 2009 and 2010, Tea Parties turned out hundreds of thousands in protests against the Obama administration's policies and eventually gave him the largest midterm rebuke since 1938. ... more

Reuters News - Mon Oct 17