Shifting the Oil Supply Curve to the Right in the Gulf of Mexico

Lynne Kiesling High prices and profits in the oil industry are inducing further exploration. This exploration is paying off in the Gulf of Mexico (WSJ, subscription required), where the largest new discoveries since the north slope of Alaska are likely. At a time when energy companies are struggling to replace reserves, the Gulf’s deep-water lower-tertiary … More Shifting the Oil Supply Curve to the Right in the Gulf of MexicoMore Shifting the Oil Supply Curve to the Right in the Gulf of Mexico

Nick Gillespie: Chicago City Council is Trying to Out-California California

Lynne Kiesling Nick Gillespie at Reason has an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times decrying the nanny-state activities of Chicago’s City Council: But it turns out that Chicago is a sissy town because that “stormy, husky, brawling … City of the Big Shoulders,” in Carl Sandburg’s evocative 1916 poem, seems hellbent on putting a chokehold … More Nick Gillespie: Chicago City Council is Trying to Out-California CaliforniaMore Nick Gillespie: Chicago City Council is Trying to Out-California California