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Friday, March 23, 2012

U.S. Energy Imports Fall to Under 50 Percent


“Taken together, the increasing production and declining consumption have unexpectedly brought the United States markedly closer to a goal that has tantalized presidents since Richard Nixon: independence from foreign energy sources, a milestone that could reconfigure American foreign policy, the economy and more.” (New York Times)

Government policy should not aim at self-sufficiency.

FEE Timely Classic
“Let’s Not Be Energy Independent” by David R. Henderson