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Oil Independence Voted Down by Dems Again!!!

Posted by rightwinger on May 19, 2008

What!!!??? The Dems vote down drilling again while Americans are hurting and losing jobs!!! I guess they see it as a plus. See how evil Bush is, and he doesn’t care. Give me a break. I want clean air and water as much as the next person. I recycle. I don’t drive an SUV. If hybrids come down in price enough, I’ll buy one. We need oil until the next new energy breakthrough comes about. We need oil now and for the next 50 years. We should drill in America and help ourselves and not the Middle East.

Liberal political leaders, including two who happen to be running for President, constantly claim to seek American oil independence. Invariably, however, they turn around and thwart measures to achieve precisely that.

This week, a bill introduced by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R – Kentucky) once again illustrated liberals’ duplicity on this subject.

Senator McConnell, along with twenty other Republican Senators, had introduced the Domestic Energy Production Act, which sought to allow domestic oil exploration and production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and the deepwater Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). This would result in production of more barrels of oil here at home, creating well-paying American jobs in the process, as opposed to further increasing dependence upon oft-hostile foreign sources.

Unfortunately, the liberals who now dominate the Senate defeated this prudent measure, and once again said “no” to greater American oil independence.

Read the full article for yourself.

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One Response to “Oil Independence Voted Down by Dems Again!!!”

  1. Matt said

    It’s so called Environmentalist who have put us in this position of rising energy costs. Any solution has been shot down by propaganda. Check out this article don’t drill for oil and no nuclear power. It’s ridiculous what there doing to us.

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