We have tons of gold and other resources here in Cowleeforniah.
It’s just that we would rather go broke than use them.
Another thing people like Obama ignore when they use those bogus stats is that we LEAD THE WORLD IN GDP.
We aren’t just wasting that energy.
We invent things and make things that change peoples lives.
Things that revolutionize the world and raise everyone’s standard of living around the world.
Maybe the rest of the country that is developing its resources while CA and NY are pursuing their socialist utopia, we should just cut CA and NY off from those evil petrochemicals. After all, that stuff is too dangerous to develop and they should understand. Let them buy their oil and gas from Muslims, while the rest of the country exports our unused quantities to the world for profit.
China owns it. Collateral.
I wonder if Al Gore owns the mineral rights under his palatial estate in California? He would be willing to develop the oil reserves there - for a price.