Ending Energy Subsidies: Time to Brush Up on Saudi Arabian Tax Law
Despite my seriously mixed feelings about the State of the Union speeches, I tuned in to last week’s speech for the first time in several years. Like many, I was disappointed if not surprised that President Obama didn’t mention climate change even once. Climate policy is hard sell in a down economy. I hope Mother Nature understands.
Less disappointing, and less surprising, is that he called for the economy to reduce our oil consumption. I’m sorry to be unimpressed, but when a Texas oil man turned Republican President can bemoan our “addiction” to oil, having anyone else do it seems a little passé.
Though he loses some style points, there is actually some merit in the substance of