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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, February 02, 2007

Ethanol Makes Gasoline Costlier, Dirtier

By Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren
CATO Institute

Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren are senior fellows. Peter Van Doren is also editor of Regulation magazine.

"In his State of the Union address, President Bush spoke a lot about energy independence and alternative energy sources such as ethanol. According to the president, ethanol is the magical elixir that will solve virtually every economic, environmental, and foreign policy problem on the horizon. In reality, it's enormously expensive and wasteful."

Read on to learn of the untruths and misconceptions about ethanol.


  • The article is a little segued by redrick but accurate in concept. No one wants to look at the ugly truth of the energy future. The words "alternative energy" offer such enchantment that few follow the real trail and look at how it really stacks up. Time may offer us possibilities but current technology further damages what we were looking to repair.

    By Blogger ablur, at 8:34 PM  

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