Freeman

IN BRIEF

Obama to Tap Petroleum Reserve

JUNE 24, 2011

“The United States and its allies will release 60 million barrels of emergency oil reserves to replace lost Libyan oil production and assure adequate supplies for the summer, officials announced on Thursday.” (New York Times)

Government is quick to rescue us from the consequences of its own policies.

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