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    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    I love reading these posts by the lefties talking about something they know virtually NOTHING about.... it's high end laughs and entertainment!!
    It's worse than Monday morning quarterbacks. These clowns have never played in a game. Spectators at best with all the answers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Doctor View Post
    It's worse than Monday morning quarterbacks. These clowns have never played in a game. Spectators at best with all the answers!
    The worst thing is there does NOT need to be new drilling,there are thousands of capped wells ready to begin operation within 24 hours,except the EPA etc. will not allow. Sickening

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Doctor View Post
    It's worse than Monday morning quarterbacks. These clowns have never played in a game. Spectators at best with all the answers!
    C'mon Doc, you know in their minds they, "....played a little ball....." and Had Fun doing it.
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    Finally some movement and common sense!

    House votes to open more of the nation's oceans for oil and gas exploration

    More headlines from FoxNews.com:
    http://email.foxnews.com/t?ctl=F0D2:593B667FC79CABE6C87F01F0EE47B9DA&

    Oop's, who is in control of the house? I bet the Senate will pass it and Barry will be in a huge box trapped like a rat. Sign's it and his tree huggers will abandon him, don't he is gone......either way America wins now and in 2012!

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    Quote Originally Posted by donzi5150 View Post
    Finally some movement and common sense!

    House votes to open more of the nation's oceans for oil and gas exploration

    More headlines from FoxNews.com:
    http://email.foxnews.com/t?ctl=F0D2:593B667FC79CABE6C87F01F0EE47B9DA&

    Oop's, who is in control of the house? I bet the Senate will pass it and Barry will be in a huge box trapped like a rat. Sign's it and his tree huggers will abandon him, don't he is gone......either way America wins now and in 2012!
    I sure hope you're right but I fear the Senate will vote it down like they have every single bill the house has passed and sent on to them because it's good for America.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Doctor View Post
    I sure hope you're right but I fear the Senate will vote it down like they have every single bill the house has passed and sent on to them because it's good for America.
    Sen. Landrieu calls for new drilling practices, not a moratorium

    Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana) called on President Obama today to reconsider his ban on offshore drilling in waters deeper than 500 feet.
    In a letter sent to the President, Landrieu said, “I write to urge your immediate reconsideration of the blanket six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling projects, and ask that you consider instead a series of fundamental changes to offshore drilling practices that will serve to demonstrably reduce the risk of deepwater drilling while sparing the Gulf Coast’s economic vitality.”
    The Senator offered eight suggestions or requests, some from the President’s own report on offshore safety received in late May:
    1. Permit deepwater drilling to proceed through non-hydrocarbon bearing formations to just above the targeted reservoir interval.
    2. A firm timeline — shorter than 6 months — and commitment by the President to the re-opening of the U.S. offshore to investment and development.
    3. Identify and analyze critical processes during the drilling and completion of deepwater wells.
    4. Identify achievable benchmarks to reduce risk and communicate to the American public.
    5. Deploy a team of inspectors to every deepwater rig.
    6. Rigorous inspection of drilling plans and operations, including revised drilling plans to incorporate lessons learned from Deepwater Horizon accident.
    7. Compel operators to have adequate emergency power equipment.
    8. Assess and certify the competence of offshore personnel in emergency management procedures.
    Acknowledging that there is no risk-free energy production, “I believe that we can demonstrably improve the safety of deepwater drilling without shutting down the Gulf Coast economy for more than six months,” Landrieu said.

    Senator Landreau earlier this week.

    "On every question of construction (of the Constitution) let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invent against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed."
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    Quote Originally Posted by donzi5150 View Post
    Sen. Landrieu calls for new drilling practices, not a moratorium

    Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana) called on President Obama today to reconsider his ban on offshore drilling in waters deeper than 500 feet.
    In a letter sent to the President, Landrieu said, “I write to urge your immediate reconsideration of the blanket six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling projects, and ask that you consider instead a series of fundamental changes to offshore drilling practices that will serve to demonstrably reduce the risk of deepwater drilling while sparing the Gulf Coast’s economic vitality.”
    The Senator offered eight suggestions or requests, some from the President’s own report on offshore safety received in late May:
    1. Permit deepwater drilling to proceed through non-hydrocarbon bearing formations to just above the targeted reservoir interval.
    2. A firm timeline — shorter than 6 months — and commitment by the President to the re-opening of the U.S. offshore to investment and development.
    3. Identify and analyze critical processes during the drilling and completion of deepwater wells.
    4. Identify achievable benchmarks to reduce risk and communicate to the American public.
    5. Deploy a team of inspectors to every deepwater rig.
    6. Rigorous inspection of drilling plans and operations, including revised drilling plans to incorporate lessons learned from Deepwater Horizon accident.
    7. Compel operators to have adequate emergency power equipment.
    8. Assess and certify the competence of offshore personnel in emergency management procedures.

    Acknowledging that there is no risk-free energy production, “I believe that we can demonstrably improve the safety of deepwater drilling without shutting down the Gulf Coast economy for more than six months,” Landrieu said.

    Senator Landreau earlier this week.
    At least someone is attempting help their constituents, it would appear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    At least someone is attempting help their constituents, it would appear.
    Only because she's a Louisiana senator and it would be political suicide to do anything else. You won't see me heaping praise on Mary Landrieu because of this one thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boss460 View Post
    Only because she's a Louisiana senator and it would be political suicide to do anything else. You won't see me heaping praise on Mary Landrieu because of this one thing.
    Understood.
    At least it is a step forward though, whatever her motives?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boss460 View Post
    Only because she's a Louisiana senator and it would be political suicide to do anything else. You won't see me heaping praise on Mary Landrieu because of this one thing.
    Which is my point, all Dems on the coast will support this therefore giving this a chance to hit Barry's desk.

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    Heard in the "Big Oil" testimony this am that between 40 and 60 cents per gallon of gas goes to taxes and approximatly 7 cents goes to profit.......so tell me again who is getting rich off of big oil? The entitlement class maybe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by donzi5150 View Post
    Heard in the "Big Oil" testimony this am that between 40 and 60 cents per gallon of gas goes to taxes and approximatly 7 cents goes to profit.......so tell me again who is getting rich off of big oil? The entitlement class maybe?

    Zidiot and Ramedhard, still waiting for the answer?????????????

    "On every question of construction (of the Constitution) let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invent against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed."
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