James Meigs on how Off-Shore Drilling could Lead to an Energy Independent Future

August 27, 2008

Via Instapundit

And Al Gore believes we can convert our electricity grid entirely to “renewable energy and truly clean carbon-free sources” within 10 years. Virtually everyone who proposes a grand scheme to overhaul America’s energy supply cites as a model John F. Kennedy’s audacious 1961 call to put a man on the moon.

So, do we really need an Apollo project for energy? It is tempting to believe that a huge government initiative, backed by ample tax dollars, could solve this problem. But be careful what you wish for.

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