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Chicken wings for Superbowl more expensive due to government policy

You’re getting ready for Superbowl Sunday and head to the grocery store to get some chicken wings, a traditional football food, and see that prices are not what they used to be. It isn’t because of simple inflation, it’s because the White House pushed for policies that made chicken much more expensive for farmers to… Read More »

Iowa GOP Losing Interest In Subsidies

The long-standing “sacred cow” of Iowa politics may not be sacred anymore. From The Iowa Republican: A recent survey of likely Republican caucus goers shows that support of federal subsidies for the ethanol industry has waned significantly in recent years. The poll, which was commissioned by TheIowaRepublican.com, finds that Iowa Republicans view a candidate who… Read More »

E.P.A. Oversteps Regulatory Authority on Auto Fuels – Groups File to Overturn

The National Petrochemical & Refiners Association joined with the International Liquid Terminals Association and the Western States Petroleum Association to file a law suit intended to overturn a recent regulatory overreach by the Obama Administration. The E15 Proposal and Granted Waiver In March of 2009, Growth Energy and several other alternative fuels organizations petitioned the… Read More »

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… Read More »