Home-grown fuel helps families, farmers and producers

Last year recorded the highest gas prices most Americans had seen in their lifetimes. We were shocked when the cost to fill up our cars and heat our homes doubled. This was caused by a myriad of problems the administration’s halt on domestic oil drilling and domestic energy infrastructure, supply chain issues and the Russian aggression against Ukraine. But most of this was self-inflicted by this administration’s energy policies. We’ve heard some cry that our current situation is illustrative of why we should abandon fossil fuels and switch entirely to renewables. I’m all for diversifying energy sources for energy security, lower prices, and a cleaner environment. But abandoning fossil fuels altogether is not a viable solution to today’s energy needs unless you want periods with no electricity and sky-high fuel prices.

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