gas tax

“An Oil Bust is a Terrible Thing to Waste”

Investing — or Squandering — “the Energy Dividend” “A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.” –Stanford economist Paul Romer In the early ’90’s, politicians referred to the savings from reduced defense spending — made possible by the end of the Cold War — as “the Peace Dividend.” Thanks to the crashing price of oil (plus...
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America’s “Vuja De” Moment: The Case for an “Energy Freedom Tax”

$3 Gas (or Below) in the Twin Cities “The U.S. is funding both sides of the war on terrorism.” –Thomas Friedman, The NYT “Vuja de“:  the distinct sense that somehow, something that just happened has never happened before. –George Carlin I saw it first at the St. Louis Park Costco Monday afternoon when I filled...
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