Lack of New Drilling Blamed on Oil Companies

Maryland congressman tells CNN off-limits oil areas shouldn't be opened to exploration because other lands where oil can't be recovered 'are sitting idle.'

USA Today Cover Story Down on Drilling, Up on Alternative Fuels to Ease Gas Prices

Sidebars on solutions to high gas prices paint rosy picture for unproven gasoline substitutes and make drilling not seem worthwhile.

Oil Expert: Dem House Leader Misleads CNBC on Oil Lease Drilling

Hoyer tells 'Squawk Box' oil companies aren't drilling in 80 percent of leased areas, but fails to explain there's no production in those areas.

ABC Web Site Compares Current Day to Fall of Rome 'If We Don't Save Our Troubled Planet'

Network's 'Earth 2100' program warns about collapse of civilization, asks 'Are we next?'

'Evening News' Blames Corn Prices on Floods, not Ethanol

CBS segment reports government estimates for this year's corn crop will be 10 percent lower than last year, but fails to mention effects of fuel subsidies on prices.

Boxer Indifferent to Effect of Higher Oil/Gas Taxes

Liberal Senator tells MSNBC 'tax-breaks, no tax-breaks, we've got to get off this addiction and when we do, we'll be free of them.'

Global Warming Alarmists Like High Gas Prices

Climate change activists in elected office, lobbying and the media view rising fuel costs as 'the best thing that can possibly happen.'

Dodd: Government Can Mandate What Profit is 'Fair' for Business

Senate Banking Chairman targets oil firms for windfall profits tax.

CBS Plays With Numbers to Create Driving Trend

Network exaggerates 'crisis' by highlighting increase of four drivers running out of gas each day.

'Evening News' Blames GM Cutbacks on Gas Prices, Ignores Union Effect

Report blasts automaker for producing 'gas-guzzling' vehicles but doesn't mention expensive labor agreements.
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