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Obama's Legacy: Saudi America?

By Tom Engelhardt

Call it a nightmare that passes for good news. Recently, the New York Times optimistically headlined a front-page piece by reporters Coral Davenport and Steven Erlanger, “U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin.” It offered an eerie overview of where the administration of the president who came into office committed to reversing global warming has ended up. If there’s “green” left in his presidency, it’s evidently the green of envy — that’s what some of his advisers believe countries like Russia will feel on learning that, with our new frackable energy wealth, we are going to be “<a target=_blank …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green