February 12, 2013

Obama Must Drop Green For Real Energy

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, RealClearMarkets

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In his State of the Union address tonight President Obama will call for more "investments" in green energy to help the economy, according to White House sources. Green energy might create some jobs-the Labor Department counted 3.1 million green jobs in the U.S. economy last year-but it makes energy more expensive, raising utility costs for consumers. Instead, for economic growth, the president should focus on oil and natural gas. . .

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