“The Cost of Big Government Involvement”

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…
“The Cost of Big Government Involvement”
By Phyllis Hunsinger
March 1, 2018

Have you noticed when any problem rears its head in the United States, there is an immediate outcry for the “government to do something?” As the citizens demand the government be the source of all problem-solving, the federal debt at the end of 2017 was $20,820,865,274,109.00 and growing daily. Forty years of the government stepping outside its proper role as defined in the U.S. Constitution has resulted in $20+ …

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“Unintended Consequences of Mandated Use of Biofuels”

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…

“Unintended Consequences of Mandated Biofuel Use”

February 1, 2018

By Phyllis Hunsinger

 

            “Replacing fossil fuels with biofuels has the potential to reduce some undesirable aspects of fossil fuel production and use, including conventional and greenhouse pollutant emissions, exhaustible resource depletion, and dependence on unstable foreign suppliers”

according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s government website.

            Certainly there are some benefits from biofuels:  the demand for biofuels can increase farm income and biofuels are renewable.  However biofuel production alone will not decrease conventional pollutant emissions …

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