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Interior Secretary: ‘Not Even Harry Potter’ Can Bring Down Gas Prices
Cybercast News Service ^ | 4/24/12 | Matt Cover

Posted on 04/24/2012 4:03:34 PM PDT by Nachum

“Not even Harry Potter” can bring down rising gas prices and nobody knows when they will stop rising, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday. “No-one has the ability – not even Harry Potter – to simply wave a magic wand and say that we’re going to have gas prices at $2 or $2.50 or $3. It just doesn’t work that way,” said Salazar, whose department controls oil and gas drilling on federal lands. The comments came after a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on energy issues. Salazar said prices were set by “global economics.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: harry; interior; potter; secretary
The "Say Anything" administration
1 posted on 04/24/2012 4:03:44 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

This guy must think we are stupid. George Bush made the price fall like a rock with the stroke of the pen.


2 posted on 04/24/2012 4:05:59 PM PDT by Roklok
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To: Nachum

Not even Genie or Samantha Stevens? How about David Copperfield or The Great Wazzoo? Who knew that Tokyo Rose and Lord HawHaw were just ahead of their time?


3 posted on 04/24/2012 4:08:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Nachum

Jive Talkin’.


4 posted on 04/24/2012 4:08:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Nachum

Harry Potter is fantasy! Report to a mental health specialist, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.


5 posted on 04/24/2012 4:09:13 PM PDT by the_daug
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To: Roklok
Of course he's stupid.
Look at their energy policy!
6 posted on 04/24/2012 4:09:13 PM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Nachum

America waved the Magic Hope and Change wand in 2008 and gasoline prices magically went from $2 a gallon to $5 a gallon in just 4 years.


7 posted on 04/24/2012 4:09:43 PM PDT by P-Marlowe
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To: Nachum

If Obama can bring down the sea level, why can’t he bring down gas prices?


8 posted on 04/24/2012 4:09:43 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1190 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Roklok

I want adults in charge again. I’ve had it up to here with baby boomer presidencies.


9 posted on 04/24/2012 4:11:50 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Nachum

Not very soon. It is like closing the barn doors after the cow has left the barn. Everything that President Bush did to bring gas prices down after the last price spike was reversed by Zer0. This is why we should be looking at Zer0 as what Glen Beck calls him, an “un-indicted co-conspiritor.”


10 posted on 04/24/2012 4:13:15 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: a fool in paradise

Jive Talkin’, Bee Gees

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBw25CrUS-o&ob=av2e


11 posted on 04/24/2012 4:13:15 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Not only am I furious about their unwillingness to end the fuel rip-off, now they’re putting it into terms of comic book-like characters.


12 posted on 04/24/2012 4:13:54 PM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply ! ! ..)
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To: Nachum

It seems Mr. Salazar is something of a contrarian indicator.

Gas prices have fallen ten cents over the past week.


13 posted on 04/24/2012 4:14:22 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Nachum

Of course there is no magic wand that will instantly reduce gasoline prices. But if you are willing to go all out to increase production of petroleum, natural gas and (yes) coal, the price of gasoline and energy in general will begin to fall and will continue to fall.

We did that with natural gas and the price has fallen to 25% of what it was a few year ago. (But it didn’t happen overnight).

Do nothing and all energy costs will continue to rise.


14 posted on 04/24/2012 4:15:09 PM PDT by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: Nachum

Hey Ken Harry Potter is fiction, just like this admins attempt to lower fuel prices.


15 posted on 04/24/2012 4:15:49 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: Nachum

Sarah Palin as secretary of the interior would have gas prices down at least a dollar inside one month.


16 posted on 04/24/2012 4:16:55 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Obama is Romney lite)
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To: Nachum

BS!

Look at natural gas prices and LNG.
Recent reports have them at HALF what they were just a couple of years ago.

What changed was an increase in supply, to the point we are beginning to EXPORT LNG!

LNG can be shipped, there is a worldwide demand, so LNG is “Fungible”, just like oil.

Claims that an increase in domestic oil supplies would have no effect on world prices are pure propaganda intended to support the “Green” (Red!) BS this regime and their eco-nut socialist base are ramming down our throats.

The regime has blocked domestic oil at every opportunity, a small increase has come about DESPITE them, nearly all on private land!

USGS reports reveal that the U.S. has enough domestic oil to be “Energy Independent” in a decade or less if we were just allowed to develop it.
This would kill the “Green” fantasy for the foreseeable future, well connected special interest (not necessarily interested is supporting the U.S.) have invested heavily in the “Green” agenda, this regime intends to make certain they collect on those investments.

Yes, it IS treason, but good luck doing anything about it.


17 posted on 04/24/2012 4:28:57 PM PDT by Loyal Sedition
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To: Loyal Sedition
USGS reports reveal that the U.S. has enough domestic oil to be “Energy Independent” in a decade or less... This would kill the “Green” fantasy for the foreseeable future

Yeah. But then people would get jobs with those mean old earth rapists like "Big Oil".

Then who would be left to person all those super jobs in the Green Energy Sector where the future really is?

18 posted on 04/24/2012 4:49:02 PM PDT by Gritty (Where once space was our final frontier, now we frolic in the canyons of our mind-Mark Steyn)
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To: Nachum

Hell, Harry Potter can’t even fix his own eyesight. Those glasses are goofy!


19 posted on 04/24/2012 4:50:36 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: P-Marlowe

Well, strangely enough, printing money like its toilet paper makes Arabs want more of it for their oil.

Stop churning out Obama Dollars and the price of oil will reflect supply and demand again. The current supply and demand is the more obama supplies fresh minted dollars the less demand for them.


20 posted on 04/24/2012 4:54:54 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Nachum

Give me 1 day, that’s all I would need, and I could bring down gas prices probably by 1/2. It’s not hard.


21 posted on 04/24/2012 4:57:59 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: Nachum

What an utter buffoon. November canNOT come soon enough. Please God, let me wake from this nightmare.


22 posted on 04/24/2012 5:00:42 PM PDT by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: Nachum

I covered this in my blog today. Supply in demand will bring the price down. China is entering a recession, demand is falling and supply is increasing. Basic high school economics. *cough*


23 posted on 04/24/2012 5:06:00 PM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: Nachum
‘Not Even Harry Potter’ Can Bring Down Gas Prices

That's funny, they sure seemed to think so when GWB was President.

24 posted on 04/24/2012 6:23:31 PM PDT by Cable225 (TACT is for those not witty enough for sarcasm!)
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To: Nachum
Notoriously poor student Harry Potter may not know how to fix gas prices. Dumbledore would know how. Hermione would know how. Slughorn would know how; he certainly understood the economics of scarce items. Dudley Dursley wouldn't know how; Dudley internalizes Obamanomics, everything is free and is for ME! But I bet Mr. Dursley, responsible for paying Dudley's bills and notorious for pinching pennies on Harry, would know how to bring down gas prices.
25 posted on 04/24/2012 6:25:07 PM PDT by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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To: Nachum

Yes, we know a fictional character can not bring down gas prices.


26 posted on 04/24/2012 7:33:47 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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