TITLE

Seen through the Mists

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, M. Stanton
PUB. DATE
October 1977
SOURCE
National Review;10/28/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 42, p1256
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the proposed energy bill of U.S. President Jimmy Carter. The fundamental problem is untouched by all the wrangling over Carter's energy bill. That problem is the oligopolistic leverage of OPEC over world oil. The United States meanwhile did nothing, and calmly permitted its imports of foreign oil to rise from one-third of national consumption to one-half. Economic problems are best solved by the marketplace doing its impartial duty. Political problems are the preserve of the state. It is the job of American enterprise to find oil and gas and make it available. It is the job of the U.S. government to upset international conspiracies against the American consumer.
ACCESSION #
6058592

 

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