Saturday, September 6, 2008

Pinning the blame on the real culprits of high gas prices

by Michael Heberling

I am writing this after having just filled my tank with gasoline at $3.99 per gallon. Oil is over $125 a barrel.

Big Oil and their CEOs are the hands-down favorite to win the Snidely Whiplash People’s Choice Award. Since Big Oil is our favorite villain, no one really wants to hear about the other deserving nominees in this category: Big Government and Big Green.

For more on this commentary, go to The July/August 2008 issue of The Freeman, a publication of the Foundation on Economic Education

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