No, American Oil Imports Are Not Hitting a New Low

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


Reducing consumption alone isn’t enough, because no matter how Third World we go, a nation of hundreds of millions will still use a whole heaping lot of energy. Trying to both reduce consumption and domestic drilling will simply mean that we buy less oil and pay more for it, because we have no other option.