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The RFS Ethanol Mandate - and the Drought

The RFS Ethanol Mandate – and the Drought

A federal tax credit for ethanol, created more than 30 years ago, expired on Saturday, December 31, 2011. During the past more than 30 years, the federal government provided more than $20 billion in subsidies for the use of ethanol. Most U.S. ethanol is produced from corn. That’s all well and good, but…subsidies (in the […]

Thanks To Inflation, Your Pepsi Products Will Get More Expensive

Thanks To Inflation, Your Pepsi Products Will Get More Expensive

If you are a consumer that enjoys Mountain Dew, Pepsi, Lipton Tea, Aquafina Water, or the AMP line of energy drinks; Be prepared to pay 3 to 5% more for your products. These price increases are directly linked to inflation. In a memo sent to retailers dated June 29th, 2012, PepsiCo Foodservice’s Senior Vice President […]

The Obama Effect

The following chart shows a comparison of prices of certain commodities from January, 2009 when Obama took office to the prices of the same commodities in January, 2011.             Sourcing is footnoted.             Leftist should take a lot of tranquilizers before reading this chart. Just take this last item: In the last two years we […]

When Corn Prices Rise Our Government .. Regulates Food

Welcome to Bazaaro-world – otherwise known as the United States with a liberal Congress. A November 18th Bloomberg article illustrates what’s happening: China’s State Council said on its website yesterday that price caps will be used on “important daily necessities” and production materials, if necessary. U.S. soybean inventories before next year’s harvest will be 30 […]

Ethanol: What They Aren’t Telling You

Most information on Ethanol presents the corn-based fuel as a panacea for the worlds pollution woes, a green-jobs creator, and a needed boost to American farmers.  Digging into these claims brings some interesting data points to the surface. The American Coalition for Ethanol touts ethanol as: ..a high octane, clean burning, American-made renewable fuel. Its […]