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Government data undercut Obama’s energy claims
washington times ^ | 3/15/2012 | By Dave Boyer

Posted on 03/15/2012 2:59:40 PM PDT by tobyhill

Countering President Obama’s claim that he’s doing everything he can to increase domestic oil production, a top House Republican Thursday released data from the Energy Department showing that fossil fuel production on federal lands has fallen since Mr. Obama took office.

The information compiled by the Energy Information Administration shows that total fossil fuel production on federal lands has dropped 7 percent since 2009 and 13 percent since 2003. From 2010 to 2011, total oil production on federal lands is down 14 percent and gas production dropped 11 percent.

House Natural Resources Chairman Doc Hastings, Washington Republican, said the new data show that President Obama’s “anti-energy policies” are taking the country in the wrong direction.

“These nonpartisan statistics show federal oil and natural gas productions are declining as President Obama’s anti-energy policies catch up with him,” Mr. Hastings said in a statement. “President Obama has been more than happy to take credit for his predecessors’ actions to advance energy production on federal lands, however, we know that while bringing federal oil and natural gas production online can take the better part of a decade, slowing production can happen relatively quickly.”

A White House spokesman did not return a request for comment on the report.

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Next time Obama says we can't drill our way out of this, tell him that he is full of crap!
1 posted on 03/15/2012 2:59:45 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

We can and should tell him hes full of crap on a lot of things. He was fool of crap on public financing when displite pledging to take it if the republican did, he did a 180 the minute he heard McCain opted down that path.

One of the biggest problems with Obama has always been that nobody can trust him hes a lier and scammed to everyone. His word means nothing not only to conservative but to his own left. There is no policy promise he can make that means a thing because he has not kept almost any of them nor even seriously attempted to keep almost any of them.

He could easily have moved out of Iraq more quickly instead he followed the Bush exit strategy. He could easily have closed down Getmo instead he followed the Bush predicament. Obama could easily have left California’s pot alone instead hes now cracking down.

Dishonesty and 2timing is Obama’s middle names.

2 posted on 03/16/2012 11:02:31 AM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Lazamataz; Danae


3 posted on 03/16/2012 12:22:25 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union, then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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