There's nothing like a surprise to get you started in the morning. Perhaps that's what President George W. Bush had in mind when he popped out from behind a stage curtain in Dallas this week.
I don’t think human kind has permanently sloughed off its internal ambition toward improvement, growth, and (indirectly) GDP generation. I think new policy and new optimism could unleash an enormous boom.
In the middle of an anemic economic recovery, many of us are looking for something to kick-start U.S. economic growth. If we want to learn from history, here’s an idea: Look to America’s military veterans.
Recently, the energy policy discussion in Washington has turned to the issue of crude oil exports. Crude oil exports are controlled—and restricted—under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), passed in response to the oil price shocks of the early 1970’s.