After reading this, I had to laugh, because it is true. Individuals can't change the world and make the USA energy independent. But, man, do I try.
In fact, my lightbulbs are CFL, my car hybrid, a portion of my power I purchase from wind farms, I balance the household carbon footprint with Terra Pass, and my batteries are rechargeable. And I'm a freakin' vegetarian partly for environmental reasons!
I think I deserve my own tax credit! Show me the money!
Here's the post that put me briefly in this comedic frame of mind: