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by | Jan 18, 2023

“I am the eggman! I am the eggman!” So crooned the weird John Lennon in The Beatles’ iconic 1967 piece “I Am the Walrus.” The song spouted lots of gibberish, including about (and I quote) “yellow matter custard dripping from…

by | Dec 7, 2022

SACRAMENTO — Two Los Angeles Times articles published on Dec. 4 pinpoint the insanity of California’s approach to our nationally high gas prices, which remain around $5 per gallon even as prices have plunged to around $3.50 per gallon in…

by and | Nov 9, 2022

President Joe Biden has an energy problem. He lambasts oil and gas companies as “war profiteers” and has threatened a windfall tax on their “record profits.” It’s true that earnings are up, but we don’t have to embrace the bogeyman…

by | Oct 18, 2022

The Biden administration is kicking the tires on an oil-product export ban, a policy that would undermine the president’s own foreign affairs platform and that would fail to deliver the cost savings it promises. The Department of Energy, which in…

by | Sep 15, 2022

Shortly after taking over as the new U.K. prime minister, Liz Truss announced plans to fight inflation by capping household energy prices over the next two years. Blimey! Billed as the most free-market prime minister since Margaret Thatcher, Truss’s first…

by | Aug 19, 2022

I know many conservatives will not be comfortable with what I am about to say, but Joe Biden is an extraordinary artist. We have been critical of him for so long because we have failed to grasp his true talent….

by | Aug 7, 2022

In recent months, governments around the world have been making unprecedented encroachments on how private actors do business, often with disastrous results. In Sri Lanka, an onerous new organic-farming regime was imposed on the nation’s producers, precipitating a serious economic…

by | Jul 22, 2022

In November 2021, the media was realizing that perhaps the Biden presidency was not something it could endorse at every turn with unvarnished praise. Inflation had hit 6.2 percent, supply-chain headaches leading up to the holidays were top of mind,…

by | Jul 21, 2022

As if Biden-induced inflation, soaring gas prices, the disasters at the southern border and with the Afghanistan withdrawal weren’t enough, try this. To bring down gas prices, instead of drilling, the Biden administration has decided to ease the pain at…

by | Jul 5, 2022

The CIVIQS poll is a bit of an outlier among national surveys on Joe Biden’s approval rating, for a couple of reasons which shouldn’t make people discount its findings. First, CIVIQS doesn’t do telephone surveys. It has built a sizable…

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