There is no free lunch. We cannot borrow or print our way to prosperity.
We can speed up mining, drilling permits, plus a permit for the XL pipeline. Cheap energy can make the United States prosperous. Cheap energy will bring back manufacturing to America.
Fracking has been around for the past 63 years. It is safe. If you do not believe in fracking you do not believe in prosperity.
CO2 makes plants grow. I have big oaks in my front yard. They are 24 inches in diameter and they are the same age as my grandson. That is CO2 at work. Ninety percent of West Virginia is covered by forest.
We cannot afford to use food for motor fuel. We must grow food. By 2050 we will have 10 billion people on the planet earth. It is more important to feed people than it is to make motor fuel.
Lawrence B. Lyon Jr.