Re: Energy and "the Clash of Civilizations" -- a policy thought problem

From: S.J. Van Sickle (
Date: Sat Sep 29 2001 - 07:09:06 MDT

On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, Greg Burch wrote:

> Assume that you are George W. Bush's senior science policy adivosor. (This
> means that you are NOT an anarcho-capitalist or even a libertarian -- try it
> as an exercise for fun.)

O.K. I'm not an anarchocapitalist or a libertarian.

Simple answer: a 50% (or 20%, or 80%...) import duty on oil and petroleum
products. The market will fill in the details.


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