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  •  Biggest Way to Participate is Easiest and Cheapest (4+ / 0-)

    Home rooftop solar like Germany did.

    This will immediately begin making average people energy producers, at least partially. Instead of a national sacrifice, we dive into energy independence by helping people make gains.

    Government doesn't need to do anything except help with financing and guarantees. Government doesn't build anything, the individual home and business owners arrange that. Probably most places there won't even need to be grid work for a number of years because of the wide distribution of generation.

    Because of the distributed participation, it will create jobs all over the country.

    Every other energy program requires sacrifices one way or another. Let's lead off by offering people gains.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 03:20:32 PM PDT

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