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Reagan effort on energy
is history worth repeating

The Columbian, (Vancouver, WA), by Jay Ambrose

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 8/1/2013 10:55:51 AM

If you don´t learn from history, you´re doomed to repeat it, a philosopher once said, but here´s an addendum: You may also want to learn from it — as in reading "Sagebrush Rebel: Reagan´s Battle With Environmental Extremists and Why It Matters Today" — because you do want to repeat it. There you find out how President Ronald Reagan gave us policies serving the environment and the economy at the same time. Excuse me, President Barack Obama, but please visit this book. It´s by William Perry Pendley, who served in the Interior Department under Reagan

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A reminder what a great leader Reagan was on the environment and energy policy.
0bama and his leftist cabal are (intentionally) repeating the "mistakes" made by Carter on the economy and environment.
Reagan was right and the GOP ought to get back to the common sense principles that he believed in if we are to get out of this mess.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/1/2013 5:14:04 PM     (No. 9453643)

Obama and Carter´s polices weren´t "mistakes." They were/are political acts to bring American prosperity ("wastefulness") into line with the rest of the world. Carter used the excuse that we were running on empty, and put us into gas lines and Ozzie Nelson sweaters - he even had us take down our Christmas lights! Over 30 years later it´s the same acts for the same ideological reasons. (Not to mention how it kept the American economy in long term recession, in fact if not technically.) Energy, plentiful and cheap, is America´s competitive advantage. No nation has ever gained, let alone maintained prosperity through conservation. The USA is no exception.

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