Nugent: "Embracing So-Called Green Energy Is An Energy Death Sentence For America"

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In an April 4 Washington Times column, Ted Nugent wrote that "[e]mbracing so-called green energy is an energy death sentence for America" and that "[w]hat we need to do is purge ourselves of Mideast oil that is controlled by robe-wearing, voodoo-entranced OPEC mobsters." Nugent concluded: "Just as our defiant forefathers poured English tea into the Boston Harbor, we should tell the current ruling class of bureaucrats they can stick their curly light bulbs where the sun doesn't shine. I got your green energy right here."

From Nugent's column:

The anti-American green goony squad squawks endlessly about the need to ween ourselves from oil after last year's spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Green energy is energy-less. Embracing so-called green energy is an energy death sentence for America.

Amazingly, a component of this administration's energy policy is to ban Thomas Edison's light bulb and force Americans to use "environmentally friendly" compact fluorescent light bulbs by 2014, all of which are made by communist China and pose serious health and environmental threats due to their mercury content.

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America has enough oil and natural gas right off our coasts to power America for at least a couple of generations. Banning the extraction of this energy condemns us to continued slavery to OPEC.

We don't need to ween ourselves off oil. What we need to do is purge ourselves of Mideast oil that is controlled by robe-wearing, voodoo-entranced OPEC mobsters.

Drill here and drill now and eliminate the OPEC mob.

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The question we need to ask ourselves is this: Are we creative, bold entrepreneurs who can solve our own problems with our own resources and solutions or have we turned into a pack of whimpering, dependent punk slaves?

Just as our defiant forefathers poured English tea into the Boston Harbor, we should tell the current ruling class of bureaucrats they can stick their curly light bulbs where the sun doesn't shine. I got your green energy right here.

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