TITLE

Loony Time-onmics

PUB. DATE
August 1980
SOURCE
National Review;8/22/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p1002
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on an emergency conservation tax for gasoline proposed by the editorial board of the newspaper "New York Times." It highlights the events that transpired before gasoline reached the price of $1.25 a gallon. It stresses the implications of the proposed conservation tax for the U.S. economy. It speculates on the possible introduction of a new entitlement system.
ACCESSION #
6072485

 

Related Articles

  • Right Data. Rubenstein, Ed // National Review;6/03/1996, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p18 

    The article discusses the issues proposed gas tax in the U.S. The price of oil, the raw material from which gasoline is made, was bid up by more than 40 per cent, from February to mid April. Gasoline and crude-oil prices do not always move in sync. Gas taxes have affected U.S. drivers badly....

  • Gasoline" or "Taxoline"?  // Saturday Evening Post;12/19/1936, Vol. 209 Issue 25, p22 

    The article reports on the oppressive and steady rise of tax rate of gasoline in the U.S. Except for alcohol and cigarettes no other commodity in general use had seen such a proportion of tax burden. Elaborate analyses of the publications of 1935 reveals that this tax rate is five to six times...

  • Entitlement reforms discussed. Chatten, Robert // Foreign Service Journal;Dec94, Vol. 71 Issue 12, AFSA News p1 

    Reports on the entitlement and tax reform in the United States. Formation of the Kerrey-Danforth Commission in the U.S. Senate; Speculations on the report of the commission; List of the problems to be addressed by the commission.

  • WRITE YOUR OWN EDITORIAL--PART 1. Khol, Ronald // Machine Design;02/08/2001, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p14 

    Part 1. Focuses on the costs of domestic value spending in the United States for the year 1999 or 2000. Total of all taxes and fees collected by the government; Sales of Gillete Co. and Microgram Corp.; Advertising expenses of Internet companies.

  • West Virginia Gasoline Prices Suffer From Dual Hikes. ALI, ANN // State Journal (WV);1/11/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p15 

    The article reports on the price increase of gasoline in West Virginia due to tax increase in both the state and federal level.

  • CPBJ EXTRA. Hilton, John // Central Penn Business Journal;1/2/2015, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p17 

    An excerpt from the article "CPBJ EXTRA," by Mike Sadowski in the "Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (CPBJ) Extra blog is presented which focuses on the decline of the gas prices to a dollar per gallon.

  • Kentucky's gas tax rises 1.9 cents.  // Bluegrass Automotive Report;Jul2011, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p3 

    The article reports on the 1.9-cent increase in tax on gasoline in Kentucky.

  • The Fifty-Cent Tax on Gasoline. Timberlake Jr., R. H. // National Review;10/31/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p1330 

    The article considers the proposal of adding a 50 centavo tax on gasoline by U.S. Representative John Anderson as of October 1980. The idea behind the proposal is to use the price system to force the public to conserve petroleum. This kind of tax is called sumptuary because its intent is to...

  • Budget set to dominate with Congress's return.  // Hill;4/8/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 37, p17 

    The article reports on the plan of U.S. President Barack Obama to include $600 billion in new tax hikes and call for entitlement cuts in the 2014 budget.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics