Online Journal Touts RE Over Oil

March 27, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] Never again can our addiction to foreign oil put soldiers at risk, the Internet journal TomPaine.com, said in its recent Op Ad in The New York Times. The ad begins: “American troops are fighting in Iraq for many reasons. But face it — if foreign oil wasn’t so important to us, Saddam wouldn’t be, either….” It continues with, “Think of our troops — the men and women whose lives are on the line because we cannot muster the will to wean ourselves from oil.” The ad calls on Congress, particularly the Democrats, to ensure this by emphasizing energy independence based on conservation and renewable energy.

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