Obama administration renews drilling ban. Of course it did.
Contra the Washington Post, the seven-year moratorium on new Atlantic, Pacific, and Eastern Gulf of Mexico oil drilling that will be announced today does not particularly mean that we’re going to allow new drilling in any of the other areas available to us, either*. It merely means that these were the bans that the administration had to get on with right now before an annoyed | Read More »
Obama’s drilling bribe is insultingly small.
(H/T: Hot Air Headlines) Does he really think that this is sufficient to peel off cap-and-tax opposition? Let’s do some strategic bolding: The Obama administration’s plan adopts some drilling proposals floated by President George W. Bush near the end of his tenure, including opening much of the Atlantic and Arctic Coasts. Those proposals were challenged in court on environmental grounds and set aside by President | Read More »
Black Ministers to Limousine Left: Actually, more drilling sounds great.
“A thing is going to happen which has not happened since the Elder Days: the Ents are going to wake up and find that they are strong.” – JRR Tolkien, The Two Towers It would appear that elements of the current ruling faction of the American political system have noticed that, hold on, wait, they don’t actually have all that much in common: Video Courtesy | Read More »
Well, Speaker Pelosi proved yesterday that telepathy DOES NOT WORK.
As it stands, as far as I can tell they couldn’t even manage to pop one of her blood vessels. For that matter, if telepathy worked George Stephanopoulos probably would have succumbed to his barely-hidden urge to leap across the table and strangle the Speaker with his own tie before she completely wrecked the Democrats’ chances to win 30 seats this election*. Get the transcript | Read More »