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Winter heating bills set to jump as inflation hits home

Get ready to pay sharply higher bills for heating this winter, along with seemingly everything else. With prices surging worldwide for heating oil, natural gas and other fuels, the U.S. government said Wednesday it expects households to see their heating bills jump as much as 54% compared to last winter. Nearly half the homes in

Opinion

Opinion: CLEAN Future Act Discards Market Solutions for Costly, Crushing Regulations

House Democrats are going all-in on their efforts to use the heavy hand of government to ban fossil fuels, nationalize American energy production, and waste hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars on new government projects. You may think that would be Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, but there is a more dangerous proposal that

Opinion

Opinion: President Biden’s Fantastical Climate Policy

Sometimes, well-meaning government policies flounder because of unintended consequences. Sometimes, policies simply fail to meet ambitious goals. Sometimes policies are incoherent from the outset, steeped in fantasies, certain to fail. Welcome to Joe Biden’s climate policies—policies that really aren’t expected to do much for the climate except show the world how serious the administration is

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Opinion: Government Subsidies and Corruption

While reading the latest Michael Connelly novel, The Law of Innocence, I came across a quote that struck me as so obvious and true, I wondered why I hadn’t thought of it myself. The quote was, “And where there is government subsidy, there is always corruption.” Think of the government subsidy programs and think of all of

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