This country can't drill its way to lower gasoline prices. Yet President Obama is opening the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska to more drilling, and Republicans in the House passed legislation — rejected in the Senate — to expand offshore drilling in federal waters near Southern California, Alaska and in the Atlantic Ocean while weakening environmental protections. Both were ineffective responses to the public outcry over $4-plus-a-gallon gas.
Monday, May 23, 2011
LA Times against national security and self sufficiency
Everything I have read points to this: the U.S. can get 80% of the oil it needs from Canada, Mexico, and from our own sources. The rest can come from someplace reasonable, like Brazil. What's standing in the way of this obvious necessity? Communists at the LA Times:
Posted by The Shaved Ape at 5/23/2011 11:37:00 PM