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Subject:  Re: Are We Energy Independent? Date:  10/12/2012  5:37 PM
Author:  tjscott0 Number:  648502 of 846637

This year the US produced 83% of the energy it consumed. Up from 73.9% in 2008.

Not so fast Sparky. Because of the Obozo's booming economy (NOT), there could merely be less demand for energy thus creating the illusion we're producing more of our own.


I believe 2008 was the year that energy consumption cratered.And production has increased quite a bit from 2009 on.
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