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Obama: No magic bullet to lower gas prices (Newt has Obama "all wee wee'd up")
The Times Leader ^ | 2/25/2012 | AP

Posted on 03/01/2012 6:03:36 PM PST by GVnana

(AP) President Barack Obama says there is no easy answer to the problem of rising energy prices, dismissing Republican plans to address the problem as little more than gimmicks.

"We know there's no silver bullet that will bring down gas prices or reduce our dependence on foreign oil overnight," Obama said Saturday in his weekly radio and Internet address. "But what we can do is get our priorities straight and make a sustained, serious effort to tackle this problem."


Obama said Republicans have one answer to the oil pinch: Drill.

"You know that's not a plan, especially since we're already drilling," Obama said, echoing his remarks earlier in the week. "It's a bumper sticker." [For Newt Gingrich]

Obama is pushing what he calls an "all-of-the-above" approach [Shades of Sarah Palin] to the problem of limited energy resources, meaning an attempt to seek out alternative energy sources while reducing consumption of traditional fuels.

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1 posted on 03/01/2012 6:03:41 PM PST by GVnana
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To: GVnana
Obama: No magic bullet to lower gas

Except for the one stuffed up his ***...

2 posted on 03/01/2012 6:08:41 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: GVnana

What’s really sad are the Santorum supporters in their effort to discredit Newt on this issue are mimicing Obama.

3 posted on 03/01/2012 6:08:58 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: GVnana

My God! To borrow a phrase from the enemy: “By Any Means Necessary”!

4 posted on 03/01/2012 6:09:15 PM PST by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard / Wenn Sie etwas sehen, sagen Sie etwas!)
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To: GVnana

This good. Newt has the facts behind him and the people will understand it. People can easily understand the Keystone pipeline deal for instance. GO NEWT GO!

5 posted on 03/01/2012 6:16:37 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: GVnana

OK I don’t trust these investment gurus, but this one is saying Obama already has the fix in place to approve hydraulic fracking:

If so, it could be to remove this issue from the Republicans and especially Newt and his $2.50/gal promise.

And I don’t trust Obama to do what he says any more than I trust Lucy not to pull the football out of the way.

6 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:57 PM PST by bigbob
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He will approve it until he wins, then he will disapprove it and jerk it back. Isn’t the term “silver bullet” dangerous- kinda like ‘’’crosshairs”. BO needs to watch his language.

7 posted on 03/01/2012 6:21:11 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: GVnana

Well, Barak you could stop debasing the currency through you loose fiscal and monetary policies. The dollar is dropping in value at an alarming rate. That’s the biggest component of the price at the pump.

8 posted on 03/01/2012 6:21:14 PM PST by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Barak; obama
We know there's no silver bullet that will bring down gas prices or reduce our dependence on foreign oil overnight


Funny how that moron George Dubya was able to figure out how to do it.

9 posted on 03/01/2012 7:19:56 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: GVnana
The 0bama-Democrat-RINO (Progressive) "No Domestic Energy Policy!"

It Begins… First Oil Rig Relocates From Gulf to Foreign Waters

"As a result of the uncertainties surrounding the offshore drilling moratorium, we are actively seeking international opportunities to keep our rigs fully employed," Dickerson said. "We greatly regret the loss of U.S. jobs that will result from this rig relocation."

Idled Gulf Rigs Head For Africa

It is not just Gulf operations that are being effected either.

Wait and see for Shell {Shell puts Arctic drilling plans on hold, waiting on feds}

Let's not leave the refineries out.

EPA gives final "no" to Texas refinery permits

Then there are the land-based oil leases.

Judge Grills Feds on Pulling Drilling Leases

"A federal judge on Wednesday questioned Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's justification for canceling 77 drilling leases sold by the Bush administration around national parks in Utah."

U.S. Saw Drill Ban Killing Many Jobs [ie. Obama KNEW he was destroying jobs, kept it secret]

Obama and O'Malley are Hurting the Poor in Md by Shutting Down Nuclear Power

Obama Administration Blocking 103 Gulf Drilling Permits February 03, 2011

Obama Clears the Way For America's 2 Largest Oil Wells to be Shutdown in Texas April 25th, 2011 (to "save" an "endangered" lizard)

EPA threatens Utah with air quality sanctions

Energy in America: EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans

10 posted on 03/01/2012 7:20:52 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: GVnana

Thomas Sowell just endorsed Newt.

11 posted on 03/01/2012 7:27:18 PM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: bigheadfred

obama has said there is no “silver bullet” to our energy problems. Monday at the Health Care Roundtable in Nashville, Newt referred to this comment while discussing “over regulation” and said “The President doesn’t have a silver bullet, but he does have a silver pen”, and could solve a lot of problems with it.

12 posted on 03/01/2012 8:06:34 PM PST by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: SoConPubbie

You know, originally, I would have been happy to vote for Santorum, but over the last few weeks...

Though he does not make my teeth itch like Romney, I have really come to dislike him.

Newt has his flaws, and the media has really villified him for decades, but even after years of negative press, I can still listen to him speak (in small venues when he has no expectation that the world is listening) and not feel the need to immediately shower afterward.

We will have to get used to the media attacking everything he sais and does for 4 or 8 years, but I can live with that and sleep at night.

13 posted on 03/01/2012 8:12:16 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: GVnana

The silver bullet is telling the Saudi’s to pump oil until a barrel costs $60 or tell them that we will take over their oil fields. Obama bowing to them doesn’t mean s***.

14 posted on 03/01/2012 9:14:48 PM PST by James Mott
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To: FrdmLvr


15 posted on 03/01/2012 11:03:00 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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