Yesterday the Obama administration announced a delaying tactic which will put off the possibility of new offshore oil drilling on the Atlantic coast for at least five years:
The Gulf is dead, Federal lands on-shore are dead, Alaska is still dead...but Obozo opened a Pipeline to Nowhere.
That "Pipeline to Nowhere" is actually a good name for his entire term in office.
Obama's first three years in office beat Bush II's first three in both new permits on federal land (http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/wo/MINERALS__REALTY__AND_RESOURCE_PROTECTION_/energy/oil___gas_statistics/fy_2011.Par.36361.File.dat/chart_2011_07.pdf) and new drills on federal land (http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/wo/MINERALS__REALTY__AND_RESOURCE_PROTECTION_/energy/oil___gas_statistics/fy_2011.Par.90242.File.dat/chart_2011_08.pdf), plus, employment in oil and gas extraction is at a 20 year high (http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/CEU1021100001).
But you just go ahead and stick with the talking points.
Say, James...does the Administration pay you to shill for them?
I wonder if those payments go directly to this:
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