Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has often talked about his desire for the United States to emulate the socialist welfare states of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden by providing free college and health care and expanding Social Security. Sanders also wants to ban oil, natural gas, and coal production on lands owned by the federal government, and he has called for a ban on hydraulic fracturing, which has dramatically increased production of oil and natural gas in the United States.
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Despite the war-like hostility of the Obama administration to the traditional carbon based energy that fueled the industrial revolution, the entrepreneurship and modern technology of America’s private economy is producing a boom in oil and gas production that is overwhelming President Obama.
As opposing camps gear up for the coming war this Congress over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), we should prepare ourselves for a constant bombardment of claims and accusations designed[…]
The favorite target of global warming alarmists is the group of big international oil companies. Big Oil is accused of generously funding the global warming skeptics, like The Heartland Institute.[…]
During The Heartland Institute’s Sixth International Conference on Climate Change, trolls came out of the woodwork in social media to attack one of our speakers, Willie Soon — astrophysicist and a[…]
It’s always been pretty clear President Obama formed a working group in early March to investigate fraud in the gasoline and oil markets to hoodwink Americans into thinking the president[…]
The debate continues: Does President Obama cling so tightly to his leftist ideology that he will continue to laugh in the face of Americans struggling with rising gasoline prices? Or will[…]
Heartland friend Bruce McQuain at the Q&O blog shares a map to keep handy when demagogic politicians go after the oil companies for supposedly gouging consumers. Government makes much more[…]
I received an email from my friend, Seldon B. Graham, Jr., a veteran of the oil industry, possessing both engineering and law degrees. I first became aware of him through[…]
This is an interesting article (registration required) from the European Energy Review about thoughts on the future oil-energy world. The author, Matthew Hulbert, mentions no importance of the United States on[…]
Sometimes you have to wonder: Did our president take a single economics class in college? Even if Barack Obama drank mostly from the well of Keynesian nonsense, he’d have to[…]