Thursday, July 19, 2007

Food or Energy?

Classically Liberal has a long post up about sacrificing food for ethanol, and other problems with politically driven energy policy.

This ethanol craze has the support of virtually all the vermin that scurry about the halls of Congress. The Left drool over it because it lessens carbon emissions. The Bushites and neo-cons talk about energy independence and self-sufficiency (an old Mercantilist belief). Politicians from agricultural states love the subsidies because it allows them to bring home the pork to their constituents.
Read the whole thing.


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