We, as Americans, finance terrorism. That is the ugly truth no one else will tell you. A portion of each dollar we spend on gas and fossil fuel ends up in terrorist hands. And they use it to buy weapons of mass destruction that kill thousands.
As we enrich the oil producers in the Middle East by importing oil, they in turn funnel part of that money to the terrorists. If not for oil money, terrorists that today can instill fear in whole nations across the globe would only be tiny groups of poorly armed angry men stuck in the Middle East.
As a nation, we need to drill for more domestic oil (in this case, being too green will kill you), develop alternative energy, enact a plan to decrease and finally end importing oil from "terrorist" countries … and then we will have made real strides toward ending terrorism.
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