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Friday, June 17, 2011

In Reversal, Senate Votes against Ethanol


“Signaling that austerity is now the prevailing attitude on Capitol Hill, the Senate delivered a stunning blow to a once-sacrosanct program Thursday when it voted to end billions of dollars that go each year to producers of blended ethanol.” (Washington Post)

Some good news for a change.

FEE Timely Classic
“Ethanol versus the Poor” by P. Gardner Goldsmith