Bill O’Reilly has launched a pretty big offensive regarding the price of gasoline. He’s been on air several times extolling the administration to get ahead of the situation and take a leadership role. Personally, I’m not sure that Obama has had much influence on the price of gasoline today. Prices are high today not because of supply and demand, policies where Obama is clearly wrong, but because of the tension in the Middle East. Specifically with Iran.
Given the nature of the world market there is no wonder that gasoline prices are going up. And fast.
But O’Reilly loses me on his solutions.
Posted in Economy, Energy, Government, Liberty, Politics: International, Politics: National, Republicans Can Be Leftists Too
Tagged Barack Obama, Bill O'Reilly, Gasoline, Iran, Oil, Supply and Demand
I think that I’ve come a long way on this issue. For ever I have been the guy that says all drugs should be illegal and remain illegal. When I was asked about marijuana I remained adamant; “No way”!
Over the years I think that I’ve developed a new attitude, one more consistent with my Libertarian views and perhaps older age. I find myself in changing existing laws to allow the use of certain drugs and to decriminalize the use of others.
I admit it. I watch Bill O. I think that he tries, tries I say, to be the fairest of all of the opinion guys on the cable shows. Beck and Hannity are right-wing with Hannity clearly in the bag for Republicans and the politicians in the party. Olbermann and Madow are so far to the Left that you can see ‘em on the horizon if ya look Right.