Energy Independence Around the Corner?
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  • Mrs. Davis

    Our interest in volatile countries and unsavory regimes becomes less of a concern as our energy sources move away from capricious cartels and other unpredictable regimes on the other side of the world.

    This is false as you explain in the following two paragraphs. We are a global hegemon, not hemispheric. We have not needed eastern oil for a long time, if ever. We will continue to dominate the world or suffer greatly, regardless of the source of our oil. We are far more dependent on eastern chips than eastern oil.

  • Jacksonian Libertarian

    So, let’s deal with Iran (take out their soft target energy industry, and put them all on foot and in the dark), withdraw our military forces to Democratic Iraq and reduce them, and become energy independent from US sources of oil, coal, nuclear, oil shale, etc…

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