By 2014, the U.S. will import just 6 million barrels of crude oil per day, or roughly a third of what it uses, according to a recent forecast from the federal Energy Information Administration. That’s less than half the amount of 2006, when imports accounted for 60 percent of total U.S. oil consumption.
Good, but not good enough. Eliminate foreign entanglements and pay down a good portion of the massive debt of the US. What could be better than that? Roger Simon has more, including offering Matt Damon a trip to Mali on Al Gore’s jet.