Tag Archives: Energy Independence

Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Michael T. Klare: ‘Hard Power, Soft Power & Energy Power’

  “The debate over whether U.S. interests abroad are better served by hard power—coercive means such as military force—or soft power—less aggressive means of persuasion, such as diplomacy, economic aid, and propaganda—is perennial. Since becoming president, Barack Obama has emphasized … Continue reading

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RT: Video: The Big Picture: John Farrell: What is Energy Decentralization?

Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This sounds very interesting, because instead of talking about nationalizing energy or State or local governments turning energy companies into government-owned agencies, John Farrell is saying … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Gerald Ford, Address on Energy Policy 1975

This piece was originally posted at FreeState Plus WordPress Blog President Ford, showing a lot of leadership in 1975, taking on energy policy and even energy independence. Figuring out that the energy shortages of the early and mid 1970s were … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Video: President Jimmy Carter Report To The Nation on Energy, February 2nd, 1977

. This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on WordPress President Carter was right to take on energy policy and creating a national energy policy. That would move America off of foreign oil and move us towards energy independence. … Continue reading

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