A Quick Fix

July 1979
New Republic;7/21/79-7/28/79, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, p7
Comments on United States President Jimmy Carter's proposal for long-term gasoline rationing. Argument that rationing is needed even if the nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are willing to supply as much as what the United States want at their price; Possible systems of gas rationing; Advantages of rationing by price; Dilemma on how to apportion the coupons or rebates; Suggestion that the revenues from a gas tax should be turned into a flat per-person income tax credit.


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