human behavior

Recommended reading: ‘girly men’ on gas

Posted in American Culture & Politics, Recommended Reading by humanb on September 22, 2009

Thom Friedman has an excellent op-ed on US energy policy and its inherent wimpiness. Short, succinct and persuasive. No, more than that: it makes one acutely anxious about our lack of political courage to do what’s in the best interest of the country from a domestic and foreign folicy perspective.  I’m sold.

But still…

I think it a BIG ask to expect Obama to move on this now. A gas tax should be an administration goal, but only after the unemployment rate has dropped, health care reform has been passed, and his stimulus package has produced a more robust economic response for all the nation to see.

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