29 Feb '12, 9pm

The True Cost of Gasoline is Closer to $15 a Gallon (Video)

Last week's news cycles were dominated in part by rising gas prices , and the political parties' response to costs at the pump inching closer to $4 per gallon. The GOP is outraged, rather, is feigning to be outraged, and is disingenuously blaming Obama's energy policies for the spike. But all this political football obscures one important fact: Gasoline should really be a hell of a lot more expensive than both the GOP and Obama's worst nightmares combined. I recently wrote an in-depth examination of the true cost of fossil fuels , where I looked at the various significant costs that refining and burning oil, coal, and natural gas impose on the public. Suffice to say that when you factor in all of the government subsidies and 'externalities' (increased health costs from respiratory sickness, environmental degradation, etc; the stuff that we all have to pay for maybe not fro...

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