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Presidential candidate Bachmann promises gas under $2.00/gallon if elected

How's this for bold? Congresswoman Michell Bachmann, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination who won the Ames Straw Poll last weekend, has just stated that one thing we'd get with a Bachmann Administration is – ready? – cheap gasoline. According to Politico she said:

Michelle Bachmann promises cheap gas if she gets elected [w/video]

How this for bold? Congresswoman Michell Bachmann, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination who won the Ames Straw Poll last weekend, has just stated that one thing we'd get with a Bachmann Administration is – ready? – cheap gasoline. According to Politico she said:

Interactive map reveals our global oil useage by barrel, money

The Rocky Mountain Institute has created a nifty interactive map that shows you where the U.S. gets its oil from, along with how much - and who - the U.S. pays for its oil. Based on the thickness of the lines, you can see just how much black stuff is coming from where. The map goes as far back as 1973, the year of the first oil crisis, and is accompanied by a graph charting usage and dollars since then. As you'll notice in the pic above, we give a whole lot of money to Saudi Arabia, as well as o

AutoblogGreen for 06.01.06

Your daily wrap-up of stories from yesterday's AutoblogGreen. It was an international day, with three stories coming from Down Under.

The American Spectator on drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The American Spectator reports on a recent U.S. House of Representatives vote which allowed the opening of a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and natural gas drilling. Imagine my surprise when the article gives the impression the U.S. Energy policy is all about politics, and not about what is best for the country and the people living in it. The article strongly stresses the need to reduce gas prices f