Gas Prices

Whack-A-Mole Economic Coverage

Dan Gainor, vice president of the Business and Media Institute, said on Fox Business Network that the media always hype negative economic stories so they can knock them down. It's like the carnival game...

Obama Seeks Windfall For 'Clean Energy'

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said on NBC's "Meet The Press" on May 4 that any windfall profits tax on oil companies should be spent on "clean energy," not to cover a cut in the federal...

High Gas Prices And Horse Power

  • Jpoor
  • May. 9. 2008
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"MSNBC Live" reported on a man whose gas prices were so high that he decided that riding his horse would be more cost-efficient.

The 'Bad Economics' Of A Tax Vacation

  • Jpoor
  • May. 1. 2008
  • 309 views
ABC's "World News With Charles Gibson" reported that proposals by Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for summer vacation from federal gasoline taxes...

John McCain's Plan To Cut Taxes

  • Jpoor
  • April. 16. 2008
  • 699 views
"Nightly News" examined a proposal by Republican presidential candidate John McCain to eliminate the 18-cent federal gas tax for the summer, as well as his other proposed cuts.