Moratorium Vote Decided By Territories, Not States

    Last week, Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, proposed an amendment to the CLEAR Act to require an end to the President’s moratorium on deepwater offshore drilling. Twenty-two of the committee’s congressmen, including the committee chairman and two other Democrats, voted in favor of Rep. Cassidy’s amendment. Twenty-one congressmen, all Dems, voted no. But the recorded vote | Read More »

    ‘Son of Moratorium’ Exposes Clueless Dem Leadership

    A “new and improved” version of Secretary Salazar’s Deepwater offshore drilling ban was unveiled today. There seems to be little practical difference between this ban and the one that has been stayed by the courts as “arbitrary and capricious”. That hasn’t deterred Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) from opening his yap and exposing his utter lack of a grasp on the issue, quite a gaffe for | Read More »

    ‘Son of Moratorium’ Exposes Clueless Dem Leadership

    A “new and improved” version of Secretary Salazar’s Deepwater offshore drilling ban was unveiled today. There seems to be little practical difference between this ban and the one that has been stayed by the courts as “arbitrary and capricious”. That hasn’t deterred Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) from opening his yap and exposing his utter lack of a grasp on the issue, quite a gaffe for | Read More »

    Obama gets “drilled” on his drilling commission

    On May 21 by Executive Order Obama created a commission to investigate the BP oil spill. Obama named this commission the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. However, what is unusual about Obama’s appointees? This seven-member commission contains not a single expert on drilling or petroleum engineering and is instead loaded with anti-oil and antidrilling activists such as Natural | Read More »

    BREAKING: Judge Blocks Deepwater Drilling Moratorium

    Judge Martin Feldman of the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans, hearing the case of Hornbeck v. Salazar, has blocked the President’s moratorium on all drilling in water depths greater than 500 feet. The White House is expected to appeal the ruling immediately. H/T Artie, for d’most part

    BREAKING: Judge Blocks Deepwater Drilling Moratorium

    Judge Martin Feldman of the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans, hearing the case of Hornbeck v. Salazar, has blocked the President’s moratorium on all drilling in water depths greater than 500 feet. The White House is expected to appeal the ruling immediately. H/T Artie, for d’most part

    Interior Secretary Salazar lies about drilling peer review.

    Basically, what happened was that Salazar added language to a report on the Gulf oil spill, and that said language called for a drilling moratorium.  That’s not the lie: the Interior Secretary is allowed to make his own recommendations, even when they’re dunderheaded recommendations.  No, this is the lie: Salazar’s report to Obama said a panel of seven experts “peer reviewed” his recommendations, which included | Read More »

    Interior Secretary Salazar lies about drilling peer review.

    Basically, what happened was that Salazar added language to a report on the Gulf oil spill, and that said language called for a drilling moratorium.  That’s not the lie: the Interior Secretary is allowed to make his own recommendations, even when they’re dunderheaded recommendations.  No, this is the lie: Salazar’s report to Obama said a panel of seven experts “peer reviewed” his recommendations, which included | Read More »

    Congressman Scalise Addresses Oil Spill at Town Hall Meeting

    On June 8, 2010 Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise held an Oil Spill town hall meeting in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie. Before the meeting began, staff members handed out a flier which said that the federal government had “finally agreed to require BP to pay for the cost of six of Governor JIndal’s 24 proposed sand barrier protection segments, but the fact that the | Read More »

    ENOUGH!!!

    The influx of cretin Leftists has made this site unusable and unreadable. When I CAN get to a diary to read the comments, I can’t stomach the crap that’s being spewed by the unbelievable flood of idiots. The Drudge and Yahoo stories have resulted in a tidal wave of stupidity descending upon us. It’s time for a moratorium on registrations. Either turn the stinkin’ thing | Read More »


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