Tag Archives: OPEC

The Elusive Palace of Wisdom

Perhaps this would be a good time to summarize the many roots of America’s financial malaise.  While most pundits bemoan its symptoms, they tend to shun its root causes.  Symptoms include the high costs of gasoline, air fares, baggage fees, … Continue reading

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Got Gas Pain? Try This Tax Pill.

In today’s Joplin Globe (5/8/11) guest columnist Don Ray  voices complaints about gasoline prices that is sure to resonate with readers.  The price per gallon is almost $4 and there are no projections in sight for anything less than about $3.50 … Continue reading

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