Saturday, August 4, 2007

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich Says War On Terror 'Phony'

Washington — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday the Bush administration is waging a "phony war" on terrorism, warning that the country is losing ground against the kind of Islamic radicals who attacked the country on Sept. 11, 2001.

A more effective approach, said Gingrich, would begin with a national energy strategy aimed at weaning the country from its reliance on imported oil and some of the regimes that petro-dollars support.

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My Comment: The goals that Newt Gingrinch proposes are thoughtful and perceptive, especially in recognizing the threat and where it is coming from. Unfortunately, the world's addiction to oil is real ...... and if anything .... our dependence on it from unstable countries will only increase.

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