Skip to comments.With Gas Prices at Record Levels Obama Cuts Off Drilling
Posted on 10/15/2012 10:02:13 AM PDT by radioone
Gas prices have more than doubled since Barack Obama took over the White House. But that didnt stop him from cutting off drilling in August in half of Alaskas National Petroleum Reserve.
The Obama Administration planned for higher gas prices and fewer jobs through their many job-killing decisions.
The Wall Street Journal reported, via FOX Nation:
President Obama is campaigning as a champion of the oil and gas boom hes had nothing to do with, and even as his regulators try to stifle it. The latest example is the Interior Departments little-noticed August decision to close off from drilling nearly half of the 23.5 million acre National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.
The area is called the National Petroleum Reserve because in 1976 Congress designated it as a strategic oil and natural gas stockpile to meet the energy needs of the nation. Alaska favors exploration in nearly the entire reserve. The feds had been reviewing four potential development plans, and the state of Alaska had strongly objected to the most restrictive of the four. Sure enough, that was the plan Interior chose.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says his plan will help the industry bring energy safely to market from this remote location, while also protecting wildlife and subsistence rights of Alaska Natives. He added that the proposal will expand safe and responsible oil and gas development, and builds on our efforts to help companies develop the infrastructure thats needed to bring supplies online.
(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...
Food prices and gas prices are skyrocketing. Hope Romney hits Obama the Communist with this. Also point out the media bias ,that the media has not reported on these higher prices.Everyone can see prices rising and the media reporting that the economy is getting better. So that exposes the media and Obama.
People voted for hope and change, but all they got was fascism. Thanks to those who voted to put a third-world dictator in the oval office, we all have to hope we have some change left after the government sponsored shakedown is done.
We were told that the Chinese economy and oil prices collapsed over 5 years ago and ever since. There’s too much oil. It’s not happening. We’re imagining things.
Maybe he'd like to sell that part of Alaska back to Putin.
This black communists piece of garbage is and has destroyed so much of our lives that it will take generations to recover if ever. America has the Democratic party, a communists party, so entrenched in free stuff that the voting is a joke. The entire Democratic party must be forever banished from America since the communists takeover.
May November 6 be blowback day to show democrats what we, the people, think of their efforts to suppress Americans energy independence.
He's already promised Putin and Medevev "he'll have more flexibility after the election." We can only wonder what "flexibility" he'd give the UN over us as well!
What Romney should now explain are the reasons why those on fixed incomes must go on food stamps and apply for other benefits such as energy assistance etc.
The price of ; goods, services ,food, as well as the cost, use, and type of of energy resources, particularly coal,and oil,especially for electric generation have all been driven up by Obama through his endless edicts, use of regulations and prohibitions all designed to change the systems of distribution and use of pleantiful resources to conform to his socialist scheme or ideal. Without any regard to the consequences. After all let US remember “to make an omlet ..”one must break a few eggs” and the one who made that remark and the followers of that ism who repeat it.”
Whats even worse is the massive corrpution resulting from that regime doling out tons of funds towards its campaign donners for so called alternate forms which dont work or are laughingly inefficient. . Thats getting a pass even by the Romney campaign and a huge mistake because this policy affects everyone. It is a bread a butter issue.
Of course, why on earth would he not try to stop us at every turn to use our own resources when he can ban drilling and keep the price high for his rag head 6th century sand monkey brothers in the Middle East?
The more money that flows to the Middle East via high global prices (even if it is not direct US dollars buying ME oil) the better off his handlers/supporters in the ME will be.
If we drill then that puts downward pressure on the global markets and the camel humpers will get less.
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