Skip to comments.Interior secretary to issue new drilling ban (Unfreakinbelievable)
Posted on 06/22/2010 6:13:28 PM PDT by tobyhill
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he will issue a new order imposing a moratorium on deepwater drilling after a federal judge struck down the existing one.
Salazar said in a statement that the new order will contain additional information making clear why the six-month drilling pause was necessary in the wake of the Gulf oil spill. The judge in New Orleans who struck down the moratorium earlier in the day complained there wasn't enough justification for it.
Salazar pointed to indications of inadequate safety precautions by industry on deepwater wells. "Based on this ever-growing evidence, I will issue a new order in the coming days that eliminates any doubt that a moratorium is needed, appropriate, and within our authorities."
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This douchebag really thinks he’s somebody special, doesn’t he?
Back to court. The Bowrama administration won’t quit until they stop all private business.
There is a jail cell in LA with Salazar’s name written all over it....
I hate these folks. HATE THEM
They are under the impression that nothing but their will matters.
Hey, ya want some oil for that Fiat?
Law is for you small people.
Stroke of the pen, law of the land — for us.
< /Obama >
AND they are trashing the judge as corrupt..man, these guys play hardball.
I wish we did.
“O” is really pissin people off with his Chicago tactics. Americans are classier than that.
No we are not fifty three percent voted for this.
...”Based on this ever-growing evidence”....What growing evidence, Salazar, the same type “evidence” you used when you typed in two paragraphs into an already signed report oil experts that outright said that an oil drilling ban would cause more harm than good?!
Like Glenn Beck said today, the ocean/offshore drilling companies are running 99.9% positive and you jackasses want to bring the American economy to a scretching halt over the 1%.............!? Idiots. =.=
Is it time to sack DC yet?
God forgive me, I am really beginning to hate Barack Obama. Must start praying about that. Right after praying for our country to be saved from the SOB.
Does this mean Obama is going to demand that Brazil stop their offshore drilling he gave them 10 billion dollars for?
"OK, Coleman won again!"
"OK, Coleman won again!"
"Hmpf! Franken won. Okay, game over. We're done here. Let's swear in our new senator."
Perhaps U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman will be amused? I think not.
And Brazil is drilling deeper wells in deeper water.
Actually that was 99.998%.
It worked with the FCC. It worked for the EPA as well. If the Obama administration can get away with it, they’ll do it.
Could not remember fully, but glad I was not the only one that watched his show today...and yesterday. ;-)
Obama has his will. He was granted it when he was elected. The people voted for him and the rest of the Democrats.
That is all that counts.
The only way to change it is to not vote for him and his people in every election from now on.
I am not supporting him or his minions. I don’t like what he is doing just like most everyone here.
This means they know they will not get a stay on the judge’s order.
This means they will get really slapped by the judge with a new order and perhaps a ruling of contempt of court
The judge should find him in contempt and issue a bench warrant for his arrest.
I think its time for A tea Party outside the steps of the Courthouse......Oil/Gas/Refinery Unions are involved ....ya know ?
As Bush would say “Bring it” ....Send ‘em out in a Boat to “Enforce it”...PLEASE....
This is great for us in the oil and gas business. No, really. Nothing like a govt. that leaves everyone guessing.
It is not Salazar that is behind this. It is Obama. Salazar would not do this if Obama were not for it.
This is just more of Obama’s putting his political agenda above the will and interests of the American people. In this case, it is particularly easy for him to bring the heavy hand of government down on a group of Americans (Gulf Coast folks connected with the oil and gas industry) because they are mostly non-union folks from red states. If they were black members of the United Auto Workers from Michigan, it would be “drill, baby, drill.” Instead, it’s “die, roustabout, die.”
Much to the delight of Soros.
let’s see that evidence! You don’t have any evidence you commie Salazar!
Somebody said obummer is turning into the American Vladimir Putin! I don’t think that’s true. Putin is a thug, but he is a smart effective thug. obummer is the American ahmadinejad: thuggish, arrogant, egotistical, and as dense in the head as they come.
Hey, it’s how we elect Governors in Washington state, too!
Welcome to the dictatorship of Emperor Obama I.
This needs to happen.
I think not either. It would seem to me it borders on contempt of court, don't know but could Salazar end up in jail?
Hmm...who wants to bet we’ll see $3.00 a gallon gasoline here within 2-3 weeks time....
“Does this mean Obama is going to demand that Brazil stop their offshore drilling he gave them 10 billion dollars for? “
Of course not!
Have you not heard of the Universal Comrade Exclusionary Law (UCEL), whereby what a fellow Commie wants a fellow Commie gets!
Yeah, I’ll be happy if ours goes down to that.
That's the whole point in what Obama is doing. He wants to destroy the oil industry, force us to "depend" on foreign oil in order to gin up his argument for "alternative energy."
Doesn’t some form of double jeopardy apply? How many of these lawless edicts can these idiot throw out there? This is not some childish game where you make the rules as you go. They had there chance and they failed. If this isn’t tyranny I don’t know what is.
Louisiana+Arizona vs. D.C.
Pick your sides.
Rule of Law? They don’t need no stinkin laws, they rule by fiat
Salazar should be made to resign. He lied about a scientific panel report.
I heard the White House was appealing today's decision. How can they legally issue a new drilling ban while appealing a court decision on their previous ban? Doesn't sound right to me.
At least Putin does not hate his nation and seek to undermine it. Putin is a thug, but a patriotic one.
Gulf coast folks yes, but a 6 month moratorium will kill the entire country. People who have jobs will not be able to afford the gas to get there. Truckers will not be able to make deliveries. The price will spike on all energy.
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