The best answer to Harry Reid's energy idiocy:
As pressure builds to develop America's domestic energy resources, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid now says it's a health issue. Coal and oil, he says, make us sick. So why does he oppose nuclear power?
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Let's face it: Harry Reid and the Democrats want no new domestic coal, oil, natural gas or nuclear power. It's their energy policy that makes us sick.
And what in the world is he talking about anyway?
For the first time, U.S. life expectancy has surpassed 78 years, the government reported Wednesday.
The increase mainly is the result of falling mortality rates in most leading causes of death, health officials said.