On Bush and Oil Drilling

There’s a political webcomic I enjoy reading, A Town Called Dobson. Today’s comic is about Bush’s call to Congress to lift the ban on off-shore oil drilling and to open the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge. Bush’s argument is that high gasoline prices mean that we need to increase our own production. That will bring downContinue reading “On Bush and Oil Drilling”

On Katrina and the Gasoline Situation

According to the morning’s newspaper the gas station in the shopping center where I work shuttered its doors yesterday–their pumps had run dry. Also yesterday, Governor Mike Easley called upon all North Carolinians to limit their fuel consumption–the hurricane in Louisiana shut down the gas pipeline through the southeast which leaves North Carolina with theContinue reading “On Katrina and the Gasoline Situation”