Gosh, things like the clean air act and child labor laws sure are killing the economy and making it hard for "average, middle class Americans to fill up their gas tanks, heat their houses and cook their food without paying an arm and a leg for the privilege" aren't they?
This is a ridiculous statement: "The inconvenient truth about alternative energy sources is that they are simply too expensive, too inefficient and too impractical to replace fossil fuels anytime soon." The US installed 433 Megawatts of new power generation in September (nearly the equivalent of a coal powered plant). ALL of it was renewable:
And "the world can be powered by alternative energy, using today's technology, in 20-40 years:"