A friend of mine emailed me the following today:
[I]f we had followed the example of the “ Frogs” and were producing the same % of nuclear power as they are now the Middle East and Russia would be drowning in their cheap oil. We would be the greenest, cleanest country in the world. We wouldn’t be in a war with Islam. Japan and China would be sucking hind teat in productivity and the Gore Greenies wouldn’t be on the radar screen.
Here is his reference authority.