In addition to the economy, national security and social issues, energy has been a major topic of conversation in this year’s campaign.  But how much should it impact your vote on November 4?  Is it possible to wean ourselves from foreign energy within 10 years as Barack Obama promises to do?  Will his strategy create a boom of ‘green jobs’ or actually cost jobs because those in the oil, coal and natural gas fields will be out of work?  Is John McCain’s goal of 45 nuclear power plants by 2030 feasible?  And will his all of the above strategy get this nation where it needs to be?  We ask Thomas Pyle, President of the Institute for Energy Research.

 
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