Crude Oil and Presidential Intervention?

Richard A Whitenight rum.runner at JUNO.COM
Thu Oct 12 21:13:10 MDT 2000

I think there are two points that Bush can attack Gore in the next
debate; there are 1) Gore's presumption that we have the strongest armed
forces in the world, and 2) this administration's failure to prepare for
just such a problem (i.e. our dependence on foreign oil).

On Thu, 12 Oct 2000 18:51:39 -0700 Stephen Frye <safrye at>
> At 07:40 PM 10/12/00 -0500, you wrote:
> >If the price of crude oil should reach $40 or more for each barrel,
> >should the President freeze retail gasoline prices if the major oil
> >companies pass on the increased price of crude oil to the consumer.
> >
> >
> Seems like the president's releasing of oil reserves hasn't had the
> desired
> effect.  I tend to think Mr. Bush could gain some strategic points
> over
> this week - depending, of course, on how things play out.
> Stephen Frye

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