Skip to comments.Seaweed in Your Gas Tank [Krauthammer Dissects Obama's Lies and Inconsistencies]
Posted on 03/16/2012 11:22:09 AM PDT by Steelfish
MARCH 16, 2012 Seaweed in Your Gas Tank The presidents energy policies prefer fantasy to reality. Charles Krauthammer
Yes, of course, presidents have no direct control over gas prices. But the American people know something about this president and his disdain for oil. The fuel of the past, he contemptuously calls it. To the American worker who doesnt commute by government motorcade and is getting fleeced every week at the pump, oil seems very much a fuel of the present and of the foreseeable future.
President Obama incessantly claims energy open-mindedness, insisting that his policy is all of the above. Except, of course, for drilling
off the Mid-Atlantic coast (as Virginia, for example, wants)
off the Florida Gulf Coast (instead, the Castro brothers will drill near there)
in the broader Gulf of Mexico (where drilling in 2012 is expected to drop 30 percent below pre-moratorium forecasts)
in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (more than half the size of England, the drilling footprint being the size of Dulles Airport) on federal lands in the Rockies (where leases are down 70 percent since Obama took office)
But the event that drove home the extent of Obamas antipathy to nearby, abundant, available oil was his veto of the Keystone pipeline. It gave the game away, because the case for Keystone is so obvious and overwhelming. Vetoing it gratuitously prolongs our dependence on outside powers, kills thousands of shovel-ready jobs, forfeits a major strategic resource to China, damages relations with our closest ally, and sends billions of oil dollars to Hugo Chávez, Vladimir Putin, and already obscenely wealthy sheiks.
Obama boasts that on his watch, production is up and imports down. True, but truly deceptive. These increases have occurred in spite of his restrictive policies. They are the result of Clinton- and Bush-era........
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
That was a noble effort but you might as well talk to libs ... or a block wall.
Hahahaha...I think you’re right.
OK if I’m wrong, I apologize
I want to find out the truth here
“Krauthammer may have some odd opinions from time to time, but he is not a liberal for cripes sake.”
He may not be a leftist but he is a liberal, like many neoconservatives- essentially they were once the Scoop Jackson wing of the Democratic Party who parted company with the Democrats over Carter’s foreign policy and decided to ally themselves with Ronald Reagan.
Clyde Wilson wrote of this invasion of re-badged liberals:
” The offensives of radicalism have driven vast herds of liberals across the border into our territories. These refugees now speak in our name, but the language they speak is the same one they always spoke.
However unlike many neocons Krauthammer didn’t support Ronald Reagan; in fact Krauthammer wrote speeches for Walter Mondale in 1984, trying to defeat Reagan in the 1984 campaign.
So I’m not sure when Kraut began passing himself off as a sort of conservative, but he’s been doing it for long enough to convince people that’s what he is. So while I’m glad that he’s not working for the other side anymore, I don’t trust his judgement or his motives. The same goes for Michael Medved.
Gee, if you think that facts matter anymore around here, think again............
This place is imploding and DU is laughing........
Then you been Pwnd dude.............So you might want to respond to jessduntno's last post to you.......
“However unlike many neocons Krauthammer didnt support Ronald Reagan; in fact Krauthammer wrote speeches for Walter Mondale in 1984, trying to defeat Reagan in the 1984 campaign.
So Im not sure when Kraut began passing himself off as a sort of conservative, but hes been doing it for long enough to convince people thats what he is. So while Im glad that hes not working for the other side anymore, I dont trust his judgement or his motives. The same goes for Michael Medved.”
Ditto on both. These are former moderate liberal Democrats.
Krauthammer was absolutely giddy on Fox News, when they announced Obama the winner. I’ll never forget that lugubrious unrelenting grin on his face. I was mortified!!
“”krauthammer is a liberal... he was born to liberal dim parents... registered as a dim... worked for mondale and then carter... attacked Reagan for a paycheck... plays a conservative for the pay check. He and fred barnes were both orgasmic on fox news election night 2008... I have it recorded to DVD. “ LLS I don’t have to see the DVD...I remember it like it was yesterday. see post 28
“This place is imploding and DU is laughing........”
Krauthammer is a conservative because he was a Dem at one time...ack...what’s wrong with these meatheads?
A lot of us know Kraut’s liberal past and his neo-con leanings, but you made a claim about his 2008 vote and jessd smoked you on it.
“Ill have no truck with the phony case ginned up to rationalize voting for the most liberal and inexperienced presidential nominee in living memory. “
- C. Krauthammer, Oct 2008
jessduntno 1, LLS 0
Thanks... did not get back here until this morning. It is an overt truth to those that have opened their eyes to it.
Smoked me? Did he wrap me in a small thin paper beforehand or did he just pack me into the bowl of a pipe?
“When you need them most... their true colors show...”
You mean like the editorial I gave you a LINK to that tore Zero a new one, a few days before the ‘08 election? Cripes.
It does not matter... my opinion and yours will have no effect on anything beyond this thread.”
Good world view, there, sport.