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    Deneen Borelli: Obama’s energy policies benefit the powerful at everyone else’s expense

    Deneen Borelli

    FreedomWorks Fellow Deneen Borelli has a piece at The Daily Caller where she criticizes the Obama administrations numerous energy policy failures.

    The Daily Caller
    Deneen Borelli

    Our nation’s natural resources and access to affordable energy are under assault from environmentalists, business interests and progressive politicians. Their plan is to raise the price of fossil fuels to make renewable energy economically competitive.

    But too many Americans already face significant financial difficulties due to soaring energy costs and rising food prices. For example, a May 2011 USA Today/Gallup poll found that seven in ten Americans say high gasoline prices are causing them personal financial hardship.

    Lower-income families are hardest hit by soaring energy prices. A recent study concluded that these households are spending nearly a quarter of their incomes on energy costs. Considering income inequalities, energy price increases have a disproportionately large effect on black and Hispanic households.

    Read more at The Daily Caller