September 6, 2013

What Truly Protects U.S Consumers Is Using Less Oil

Bryan Walsh, Time Magazine

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Thanks to increased domestic oil production and falling demand, energy independence is becoming a realistic goal for the U.S. But that doesn't mean it won't be vulnerable to price shocks if a Syria attack goes bad. . .

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