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Oil Reserve

Gas Prices and GOP Crocodile Tears

Edward Flattau | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Despite all their handwringing, Republican lawmakers don't seem to care a jot about the misery of the motoring public other than to use it as a political cudgel to pound Obama.

Bacon Becomes The Latest Victim Of Skyrocketing U.S. Food Prices

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business

Spiking food prices could mean that even some of the employed soon won't be able to bring home the bacon. The price of pork bellies, that part of t...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Opening The Oil Taps: A Shot Fired At Speculators

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

On first inspection, President Obama's decision to tap the nation's petroleum reserves, announced Thursday, seemed far more symbolic than consequentia...

Rep. Markey Says It's Time To Buy Oil For Strategic Reserve

Press Release | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (December 30, 2008) -- Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and other lawmakers today called upon the Department of Energy to resume buying oil ...