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Narrow Victory for Energy Bill in the House

By Bob Difley The energy bill that passed the House on Friday will no doubt antagonize a lot of people around the country, mostly those from industrial Midwest, farm, and southern states whether Republicans or Democrats. All the Republicans and 44 Democrats that voted against the bill warn that we are in for economic disaster, that carbon

Is It Time to Raise the Gasoline Tax?

By Bob Difley It’s a good thing I’m not a politician. That kind of headline would hardly garner me the popular vote. But it seems that most Americans don’t get it. CNNMoney.com rerpoorted on Dec. 22, “After nearly a year of flagging sales, low gas prices and fat incentives are reigniting America’s taste for big