Skip to comments.Gingrich rails against Obama at CA GOP conv - point-by-point attack on Obama's energy speech
Posted on 02/26/2012 5:40:16 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
...Although most of his address was a point-by-point attack on Obama's recent energy speech in Miami, Gingrich also took the president to task for his response to the inadvertent burning of Korans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
Two American military officers were killed in a heavily secured compound by an unknown assailant Saturday, during nearly a week of angry anti-American protests. On Thursday, Obama had personally apologized for the burning of the holy books.
"I find it very offensive as commander in chief that he is apologizing to the Afghans when in fact he should be demanding an apology from [Afghan President Hamid] Karzai," Gingrich said to much applause.
...Noting that Obama said there "are no silver bullets" for the high price of gasoline in America, Gingrich said "there is a pen. Big difference.
"A presidential pen could today sign approval of the Keystone pipeline," he said. "That's 700,000 barrels a day. A presidential pen could today sign approval to go back to the Gulf of Mexico. That's about 400,000 barrels a day. A presidential pen could today approve areas of Alaska that we know have oil."
In three signatures, Gingrich said, "you would have 2.3 million barrels a day additional energy in the United States. So I would say, we're not looking for silver bullets. We're looking for presidential leadership."
Although many in the audience were still undecided about their presidential choice, his talk of cheap gas resonated with Judy Thompson of Vacaville, a retired associate warden who worked for the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.....
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
yeah, but who wants to hear about boring old energy when we can have the Sweater Vest talking about contraception and important issues like that!!!!!!!!
I have a sheet of address labels in my truck. Each one says
Thanks for posting that info; I just shared it with some friends and a former coworker who, when I helped her move, had 3 0bam posters on a wall. I haven’t given her or helped her with anything since, and grieve that she’s deceived by this grifter.
Good idea! Gas is $5.79 at a couple places in Orlando.
I am not attending a high school reunion this weekend in the Orlando area because of the gas prices there. Absolutely insane.
Although I would have loved to put some stickers on gas pumps around there :)
It costs me $12 to go to my daughters.
Here’s another link to the speech. This electad.com is a good site to watch. They’re constantly putting up speeches, interviews and debates:
Newt not on the ballot?
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