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Because in addition to exporting, we fueled our own expanding economy with a resulting competitive advantage over energy-importing countries.  1973 was the end of that advantage, and it's been downhill ever since.
by rifek on Wed Mar 26th, 2014 at 06:59:59 PM EST
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