One Inch Closer
Jan 18, 2006
The House of Representatives voted to take back billions of dollars in tax breaks for big oil and gas companies, and channel the funds instead into alternative energy investments.
By 264 to 163, the House voted to shift some 14 billion dollars from the fossil fuel industry into a fund for alternative and renewable energies.
Nevertheless it's a step forward. Curiously it comes almost at the same time as the recently proposed European energy program. We are now one inch closer to the world free from the oil of the Arabs, Chavez and Ahmadinejad.
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