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America Will Be Energy Independent By 2030

The energy situation is looking pretty grim for much of the world. But here in North America? We're sitting pretty. Thanks to a boom in natural gas production from shale, and oil production from Canada's tar sands, North America will become an energy exporter over the coming decades.

3 Economic Misconceptions That Need to Die

One of this country's biggest economic problems is a tsunami of misinformation. You can't have a rational debate when facts are so easily supplanted by overreaching statements and errors. Here are three misconceptions about our economy that need to be laid to rest.

US May Not Need Middle East Oil For Very Long

Between cries of "Drill Baby, Drill" and the near-constant drone about our "reliance on foreign oil," you might think that the U.S. is in an energy crisis. But in fact, our reliance on imported oil has been declining since 2005, and trends in energy production and consumption look encouraging.