Energy Policy Foundation
Byline: Dick Armey, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Under the bright lights of his nominating convention in 1980, Ronald Reagan told the country, "America must get to work producing more energy. The Republican program for solving economic problems is based on growth and productivity ... the [Carter] administration seems to believe the American people would rather see more regulation, taxes and controls than more energy."
On that platform, Ronald Reagan was elected president, whipped the energy crisis, and ended the oil shocks and shortages that plagued America in the 1970s. Twenty-five years later, we have substantially reformed America's energy policy, but there's still much to be done. President Reagan's analysis remains relevant to the debate today, and in this spirit, I would like to offer four principles that …
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Publication information: Article title: Energy Policy Foundation. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: March 22, 2005. Page number: A15. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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