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Obama Says Moratorium Doesn’t Really Hurt Anybody; Louisiana Seethes With Indignation
The Hay Ride ^ | macaoidh

Posted on 09/16/2010 7:52:41 PM PDT by Nachum

President Barack Obama’s moratorium on deepwater offshore oil drilling has been quietly fading from the front pages, as the effects and news coverage of the Gulf oil spill have tapered off. One could almost argue that the spill and the moratorium aren’t even national news stories anymore; they’re of purely local interest now.

So perhaps it’s on one level understandable that the administration, personified in a report entitled “Inter-Agency Economic Report Estimating the Economic Effects of the Deepwater Drilling Moratorium on the Gulf Coast Economy,” is touting the fact that since the moratorium went into place in late May, “only” 8,000-12,000 jobs have been lost.

This is a win, the administration says, because other predictions - like the one by the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association which said 33,000 jobs would be lost as a result of the moratorium, forecast far more dismal results. The administration’s own halfheartedly-assembled numbers which projected job losses numbering 23,000 or so were worse, for that matter.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehayride.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: anybody; hurt; louisiana; moratorium; obama

1 posted on 09/16/2010 7:52:43 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 09/16/2010 7:53:23 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

“And now these people have the unmitigated gall to claim that economically the moratorium is no big deal because it’s “only” killed 8,000-12,000 jobs.”


and those are only the iceberg above the surface...... obamination is non-civilized human, aka muslim, and hates real Americans who need work!!!


3 posted on 09/16/2010 7:56:00 PM PDT by bareford101 (Be loud! We have nothing – NOTHING - to apologize for in fighting for our Country!!)
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To: Nachum
The AnnointedIdiot and his continued idiocy and lies. He spouted this garbage in LA., they would virtually tarred and feathered this idiot.....bet.
4 posted on 09/16/2010 7:56:03 PM PDT by cranked
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To: Nachum

There is absolutely no logical rationale for Obama’s moratorium other than to harm the USofA ... but hey, that’s what Obama and his Merry Marxists are all about.


5 posted on 09/16/2010 7:56:22 PM PDT by steelyourfaith ("Release the Second Chakra !!!!!!!" ... Al Gore, 10/24/06)
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To: Nachum

Where’s Mary???


6 posted on 09/16/2010 7:57:08 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: Nachum

This Dumbo-eared prick couldn’t care less about America or American jobs. When will this country stop going into the back seat and giving up its best to the liberals/socialists? When will we return to the greatness of this nation and that of its founders? A slick talking Chicago thug and his cronies have hijacked this nation.


7 posted on 09/16/2010 7:57:22 PM PDT by shankbear (Al-Qaeda grew while Monica blew)
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To: Nachum
“only” 8,000-12,000 jobs have been lost.

Wow...how compassionate and caring "The One" is...

8 posted on 09/16/2010 7:57:45 PM PDT by NYTexan
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To: bareford101
Obama could as well said, "Tough sh*t."

Indeed. The is a stranger in the White House.

9 posted on 09/16/2010 7:58:53 PM PDT by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Nachum

A moratorium on vacations may help this fella understand.


10 posted on 09/16/2010 8:03:11 PM PDT by o-n-money
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To: Nachum

Drilling engineers and oil workers have been replaced by folk on welfare sweeping up tarballs on the beach.

Sure there are jobs. What kind of jobs? Instead of productive work, we have more taxpayer dollars going to clean up a mess for which Obama is largely responsible.


11 posted on 09/16/2010 8:03:37 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: Nachum

it only hurts no one because it hurts all Americans and zero doesn’t care about us.


12 posted on 09/16/2010 8:04:42 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Nachum

’ really harm anyone? HEs right, in his eyes. We can continue our dependency an buy oil from his highness in saudiland, and not develop our own resources. But then again, Obama favors Mexico and Brazil drilling at the American taxpayers expense. Useless POS.

We can talk about oil dependency, trade balances, national security, employment, industry health health and wealth of the American economy.......

But as the pres sez, it doesn’t really harm anyone.

He knows best (whats not good for America)!


13 posted on 09/16/2010 8:05:50 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: Nachum

It’s like the Death by 1000 Cuts.

Energy built and propelled this nation to greatness.

Coal, then oil, then gas then nuclear. ( Wind and wood were there all along) These create the platform for everything new.

Kill them, and you kill our pre-eminence.

We need a government that gets it.

Drill, baby drill.


14 posted on 09/16/2010 8:07:09 PM PDT by One Name
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To: Nachum

Some weeks ago James Carville was highly critical of Obama. I bet now he is hotter than Tabasco.


15 posted on 09/16/2010 8:08:14 PM PDT by The Great RJ (The Bill of Rights: Another bill members of Congress haven't read.)
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To: Nachum

The cold arrogance of these people is absolutely chilling. If I had the chance, I would slash the government with a scythe like the Angel of Death. This administration is at war with the private sector and they need to be brought down.


16 posted on 09/16/2010 8:21:14 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: Nachum

Simple fix: NEUTER HIM BY VOTING OUT HIS HENCHMEN IN CONGRESS THIS TIME then SEND HIM PACKING IN 2012.

Of course, if he can’t come up with that birth certificate, he’s probably not going to run.


17 posted on 09/16/2010 8:22:48 PM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Nachum

The list of people who OWN parts of mac daddy must be almost endless.

This is what happens to people who sell their souls to become something that will boost their egos, then the payment become due and when they are used up nobody will give them the time of day and their so called friends will tear them to shreds.


18 posted on 09/16/2010 8:25:55 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Dick Bachert
Of course, if he can’t come up with that birth certificate, he’s probably not going to run.

Then prosecute Obama for fraud and keep the prosecutions going to get Pelosi and others who perpetuated this total fake.

None dare call it CONSPIRACY because that is obviously what it is.

19 posted on 09/16/2010 8:28:31 PM PDT by politicianslie (A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sandersp>)
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To: Nachum
All they need to do now is trot out Gibbs to tell us how it much worse it would have been without the moratorium. Why they would have lost 100,000 jobs without it. See Obama saved those jobs.
20 posted on 09/16/2010 8:56:37 PM PDT by eggman (JournOlist - All the news we choose to use and abuse.)
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To: OrangeHoof
If I had the chance, I would slash the government with a scythe like the Angel of Death.

I've been saying this since the Carter era.

21 posted on 09/16/2010 9:19:40 PM PDT by Cobra64
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To: Nachum
They are proud of themselves because they cut down on Lousiana's carbon footprint. However, they did nothing about China and India'a footprints, and did not dim the lights at all in Washington, DC.

This is the most incredibly incompetent bunch I could ever imagine!

22 posted on 09/16/2010 9:35:51 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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