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

Date: Sat Sep 29 2001 - 19:07:20 MDT

In a message dated 9/29/01 6:13:11 AM, writes:

>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.
This is an approach related to the one I suggested. However, I think there
would be
WTO issues with an import duty as opposed to a broad-based tax, which is why
I think a tax would be preferable.

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