Sunday, August 10, 2008

The Energy Independence Myth

Speaking about the folly of ethanol recently, someone responded, "Well, we need to get off foreign oil."


Robert Bryce put together a list of myths about energy independence a few months back, it's worth mentioning again as we head towards the election.

My favorite: "[T]he two largest suppliers of crude to the U.S. market are Canada and Mexico -- neither exactly known as a belligerent terrorist haven."