Skip to comments.Don't Mess With Texas Or Eastern New Mexico
Posted on 12/13/2011 4:26:36 PM PST by reformedcrat
An endangered listing for the DSL would ruin the oil drilling industry in the Permian Basin, that area of west Texas and eastern New Mexico that produces about 20% of all the oil from the lower 48 states and 5% of total oil produced in the US. The oil produced there also constitutes 68% of all oil produced in the state of Texas.
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The situation could prove similar to the Alaskan pipeline. Nice cozy places to gather at night. Might be the best thing those lizards have seen for eons.
Aren’t RINOs on the Endangered Species List?
No, they back the list. They are definitely part of the problem.
At any rate the Horned Frogs don’t need protection—they are 10-2 and headed for the Poinsettia Bowl.
Taste like Chicken?
What overwhelming redeeming quality do these lizards possess that trumps U.S./Texas oil production?
Will we now be encouraged to shoot crows and hawks to protect the lizards?
I didn’t think so.
It’s time to repeal the ESA entirely.
Please, Dear God, do not let this happen.
Stuffed with cheese, rolled in bacon and grilled they make great poppers. LOL
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