Drilling for Disclosure on USA Today’s Op-Ed Page

The headline above this USA Today op-ed read like a slightly wordier version of a Sarah Palin bumper sticker slogan: “Cut the Red Tape: Free Up Oil Drilling in Alaska.” The author is former George H.W. Bush Secretary of State James Baker, and he writes: Even more domestic offshore drilling will be required if our country is to increase its stable and secure energy. One reasonable place to accomplish that goal lies beneath the waters off of Alaska’s northern shores. He tells the tale of an underdog corporation fighting the good fight–only to be stymied by government bureaucrats: An effort […]