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February 02, 2006 11:12AM
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President George W. Bush devoted two minutes and 15 seconds of his State of the Union speech to energy independence. It was hardly the bold signal Americans have been waiting for through years of global warming and deadly struggles in the Middle East, where everything takes place in the context of what Bush rightly called America's addiction to imported oil.

Tuesday night's remarks were woefully insufficient. The future economic and national security of the United States will depend on whether Americans can control their enormous appetite for fossil fuels. This is not a matter to be lumped in a laundry list of other initiatives during a once-a-year speech to Congress. It is the key to everything else...

American overdependence on oil has been a disaster for U.S. foreign policy. It weakens America's international leverage and empowers exactly the wrong countries...

Even if the war on terror had never begun, Bush would have an obligation to be serious about the energy issue, given the enormous danger to America's economy if it fails to act...
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