1 September 2011 0 Comments

Ethanol and Big Oil: Another Dynamic

“Oil doesn’t want to lose market share,” Buis said. “The oil industry is not going to lobby [for ethanol].” It wasn’t always this way, however. Ethanol loses Big Oil, big advocates and maybe big subsidies By Dipka Bhambhani – The Daily Caller 03/01/2011 Separately, Rep. Jeff Flake opposes subsidy for “blender” pumps and  Rep. John […]

29 July 2011 0 Comments

Energy: Mandates and Subsidies: Manipulating the Market – Central Planning v. Innovative Free Market- Republican v. Republican

A Republican Representative from Kansas proposes , Rep. Mike Pompeo,  proposes  H.R.  267 to prevent Congress rather than Consumers from choosing the sources of energy for individual or business use or identifying the most productive technologies. Rep. Pompeo focused on H.R. 1380, introduced by Republican Representative John Sullivan  from Oklahoma  as an example of Congressional […]