The former generation of Democratic legislators would have embraced the energy opportunities before the U.S. now. Whoever is president in 2013 will have a rare chance to transform the energy picture.
I wasn’t always a disillusioned Democrat. For decades, the party’s policies ensured that the United States had adequate supplies of domestic oil, natural gas, coal, hydroelectric power and uranium to fuel our growing economy while providing good-paying jobs to the men and women who produced our energy and transported it. These policies helped create America’s affluence of the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. Continue Reading →