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12/09/2011

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sharonsj

What everyone fails to explain--and that includes the so-called news media--is that all the oil and gas companies drilling everywhere in the U.S. and off our coasts will NOT affect the cost of oil here or fix our energy problems. That is because these companies can sell the oil and gas to anybody they like--our resources do not stay here in our own country.

That is why Alaskan oil goes to Japan and why natural gas as well as oil is sold on the world-wide market. If we were really serious about saving ourselves and our country, we would nationalize our resources so that they are kept and used here. But that will never happen as long as big business owns Congress.

Asterisk*

I find myself absolutely dumbstruck that anyone is actually dumb enough to actually take newter seriously, to think he in any way deserves to run anything besides his own piggy bank(probably isn't fit to run that either). There aren't enough unfavorable and insulting words to describe the pile of bloated fetid human garbage that is newt gingrich.

Bill Hicks

I'd make the same observation about the "class war" that the real Bill Hicks made about the first Gulf War. There never was a war. In a war there are TWO sides fighting.

xraymike79

@sharonJ said:
"If we were really serious about saving ourselves and our country, we would nationalize our resources so that they are kept and used here."

...Eeeek!!! What you just said is as crazy as what the Neuter said. We consume about 20 mbpd, but we are only producing about 5.5 mbpd. There was a slight uptick of production since 2008, but we are no longer capable of closing that huge consumption gap. That's why we import so much; U.S. oil production peaked in 1970.
Please read here to educate yourself:
"Selling the Oil Illusion, American Style"
http://gregor.us/policy/selling-the-oil-illusion-american-style/

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