March 7, 2022
By Susan Combs
San Antonio Express-News
With Putin’s war raging in Ukraine, the European Union has found itself in the midst of an energy and moral crisis. The European Union has put themselves in the position of relying on a ruthless dictator for 41percent of its natural gas needs, and helping to fund his military buildup.
We, unfortunately, are in a less dire but similar place, with some in Washington seeking to take us down the same path as the European Union. In fact, those efforts to reduce fossil fuels in America caused President Joe Biden to plead with OPEC, not the United States, to increase its oil production.
This first appeared on March 7 in the San Antonio Express-News.