Another signifcant step
Iraqis nearing agreement on oil revenue sharing. If you take all the foreigners out of Iraq and all those trying to become the next Saddam, you find a much large group who want to live their lives in peace as Iraqis, and to be free from the Saudis, terrorists, Iranian revolutionaries, and Americans. Americans who think the Saudis are our friends, fail to understand that they are the fount of radical Islam for he world.
We should protect our domestic oil industry as a national secury measure to wean ourselves from needing imports from places like Arabia, Venezuela, etc. Even if we had to pay $70 a barrel for oil from shale, the rewards would be massive.