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GOP: A national energy plan with
no new taxes, subsidies or regs

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 2/9/2013 9:48:01 AM

Hi, I’m Senator Lisa Murkowski from the state of Alaska. In this new Congress I continue to serve as the lead Republican on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and today I want to discuss the tremendous opportunities that await us in those areas. Energy has been a source of anxiety for our nation since the 1970s. And yet thanks to new technologies, an era of scarcity is quickly giving way to one of abundance. We now have a 90-year supply of natural gas, enough oil to eliminate OPEC imports for decades. (Video)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/9/2013 10:21:58 AM     (No. 9167229)

The newest scam in the libs´ toolbox is that Fracking causes water table contamination. The kernel of the scam is some small town which had contaminated water BEFORE fracking, and still contamination after fracking. Problem is, the libs only tell you about the after contamination, but not the before contamination.

Libs are really funny, being as stupid as they are. The "Save the Whales" movement is all greenies, who hate big oil. Of course the Father of the Save the Whales movement is none other than J.D. Rockefeller, Mr. Big Oil, who put all the whalers out of business.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mws50, 2/9/2013 10:24:39 AM     (No. 9167236)

If I did not know better, I would think that Sarah Palin helped Senator Murkowski write this proposal.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/9/2013 11:29:44 AM     (No. 9167346)

This is THE issue for the GOP.

Democrats are against drilling, but it creates jobs. High-paying jobs too. Those jobs are in steel making, construction and transporatation. They also create new demand for housing, shops, roads, etc...

But, it also produces tax revenues and royalty payments. Those are things that help pay for teachers, police and firefighters.

Focus on the overwhelming benefits to America and those looking for jobs.

Remember, Democrats are against all this.

We can´t forget coal, and be for retrofitting coal-fired power plants to help them be cleaner burning.

We can be THE energy producer for Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and other nations. We can also enjoy the low-cost to help reduce our own expense which will help domestic spending.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: craige, 2/9/2013 11:32:02 AM     (No. 9167351)

We do NOT need a national ´energy plan´. For some reason ´conservatives´ feel the need to involve big government in energy production and distribution. Such centralized planning is unconstitutional, and is authoritarian.

The FED needs to get completely out of energy. Markets always do a better job.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 2/9/2013 12:32:04 PM     (No. 9167486)

Judging by the headline...so it is doomed to go nowhere.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 2/9/2013 12:56:56 PM     (No. 9167526)

Lisa must have attended Faber. Energy is good. Pretty uninspiring even though she´s on the right track. Republicans need to listen to Bobby Jindal and learn to talk energy like he does. We should be killing (not literally) Democrats on this issue.

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