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Ethanol Is a Bad Deal for Consumers Jun. 11, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Trump administration announced last month it would honor the promise made to corn farmers in Oct... Read More

Thank Ethanol for Pain at the Pump Apr. 17, 2019

Daily Editorials

Iowa's two senators, Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, are hosting a field hearing this coming week in ... Read More

Free Market Principles Missing in Ethanol Rule Changes Nov. 01, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

The list of losers from President Donald Trump's trade war is long and likely only to grow. Consumer... Read More

Is Ethanol Cronyism on the Ropes? May. 03, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

While then-candidate Donald Trump did participate in the usual campaign ritual of bending knee to Io... Read More

Pressure Builds for Trump to Change Federal Ethanol Mandate Jan. 13, 2018

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump embraced the federal mandate for et... Read More

The Trump Years Jan. 04, 2017

John Stossel

Two more weeks until the new administration begins! I wonder if President Donald Trump will stick t... Read More

Running on Empty Jan. 27, 2016

John Stossel

Cars run on fuel. Politicians run on votes, and they'll do almost anything to get them. That include... Read More

Last Call for Ethanol Nov. 29, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

A federal program, once launched, is impossible to kill. It doesn't matter if the scheme wastes mone... Read More

Corn, Scorn and Policy Porn Apr. 05, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

Imagine a government energy program that is such a disaster that the Environmental Working Group and... Read More

Castrating Conservative Principles in Iowa Oct. 14, 2014

Froma Harrop

There exists a government boondoggle that offends conservatives, liberals, environmentalists, oil re... Read More

Plow Under the Ethanol Mandate Dec. 20, 2013

Daily Editorials

The nation needs a more sensible approach to energy and environmental issues than a heavy reliance o... Read More

Ethanol Mandate Should Be Cut, if Not Killed Nov. 15, 2013

Daily Editorials

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected this week to roll back the federal ethanol mand... Read More

Congress Shouldn't Interfere With Ethanol Policies Mar. 20, 2013

Daily Editorials

When it comes to ethanol, the federal government is determined to interfere. The mandate for plant-b... Read More

Good Policy, Lousy Odds May. 09, 2011

Daily Editorials

It seemed, years ago, such a good idea: Reduce the United States' heavy dependence on foreign oil an... Read More

You Can Stop Paying for Al Gore's Mistake Nov. 29, 2010

Debra J. Saunders

In Greece earlier this month, Al Gore made a startling admission: "First-generation ethanol, I ... Read More