Energy: Mission Impossible?

Energy: Mission Impossible?
President Bush has chided the U.S. for its oil addiction in the last two State of the Union addresses. Politicians and the media love the notion of energy independence. But its a costly idea. BMI looks at some of the facts youve been missing about the U.S. oil supply, as well as the costs of a major shift.

Econ 101: How to Reduce Gas Consumption
Dr. Gary Wolfram explains why government intervention in energy markets leads to inefficiency, even when 'energy security' is the goal.

G: USA Today: Detroit now welcomes help from foreign investment
B: Post clothing critic wants food police to patrol the fashion catwalk
U: Nets avoid blame for hyping now-discredited Consumer Reports story

BMI Director Dan Gainor tells the audience of Foxs Your World with Neil Cavuto about the Recession/Depression of 2006 that never happened.


Smart growth abuses create a rent belt of high-cost housing (Heritage)

The fiscal policy agenda of the new Congress (AEI)

Thomas Firey: The Net Neutrality fight (Cato podcast)

Crazy lawyering, crazy journalism (TCSDaily)

Dick Armey: Democrats budget PAYGO is a terrible idea (FreedomWorks)

The California Lottery: A taxpayer hustle (Independent)

Nicole Gelinas: Make NYC tax cuts permanent (NY Post)

On the Wealth of Nations: A City Seminar with P.J. ORourke
Cato Institute
Boston, Mass., Jan. 29, 2007

Book Forum: The Wal-Mart Revolution
American Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C., Feb. 5, 2007

Leviathan on the Right: How Big-Government Conservatism Brought Down the Republican Revolution
Cato Institute
Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2007

Science vs. Politics in Environmental Policy
Wisconsin Forum
Milwaukee, Wisc., March 13, 2007

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