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As New York delays decision on fracking,
Pennsylvania sees economic boom

FOX News, by John Roberts

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Posted By:smcchk, 2/20/2013 11:28:58 PM

John Payne puts on his best smile as he greets customers at Bob´s Diner in Bainbridge, N.Y. Most of his regulars are retired. The younger residents, he says, have long since moved away to find jobs in places like the Carolinas. Since the big manufacturers moved out of Bainbridge, there´s not much opportunity here. "It´s not a thriving community unfortunately," Payne told Fox News. "Years ago it was, but now it´s quite a depressed community. [Snip] While his community is on hard times, business with Pennsylvania is booming. "We´re presently working six, seven days a week

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Reply 1 - Posted by: starkness, 2/21/2013 1:20:12 AM     (No. 9188135)

In order to explain this to the average Democrat (or for that matter to anyone who is ignorant with respect to the petroleum industry), you´d have to spend hours and hours and hours making a rational argument as to why: 1) state of the art hydrofrac techniques do not pose any!! threat to potable ground water 2) the wells are so deep that even the lousiest subsurface water cannot infiltrate the aquifers that supply drinking and household water to humans; and 3) as long as wells are propely drilled and cased and completed from top to bottom, which the industry is definitely capable of doing, they will not contaminate human groundwater; and 4) the enemies of energy independence in the United States will always have an army of activist lawyers and politicians they can rely on to seize on the slightest mishap to accomplish their goals,there is a chance of success for our beloved country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/21/2013 1:53:22 AM     (No. 9188146)

It is stunning to see how far liberals will go for their ideology. What if Pennsylvanians prosper and still are able to drink their water and eat their apples? What then, Cuomo?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 2/21/2013 2:11:21 AM     (No. 9188154)

Cuomo is motivated by his desire to beat Hilary in the wacko Dem primary vote. Yoko is motivated by ignorance. But the people who benefit from this are motivated by malice: the Russians, the Arabs.

No one is even thinking about the poor guy with a GED or HS education that could get a good paying job working on a drill rig or a frac crew. That guy is not even a part of the equation in Cuomo, Yoko, Putin, or the Arabs calculus. Poor people don´t count.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/21/2013 4:07:57 AM     (No. 9188190)

There´s no way you´re oing to win the dem presidential primary without having the environment loonbats in your corner. In fact the crazier you are with ideas to fight climate change,the more you´re accepted by these people.

You have Henry Waxman saying that Obama should more or less all people to modernize their appliances.Of course the you know who´s would get nice aluminum fridges courtesy of a government handout,which is the real reason for this scheme.

States like NY operate on a day to day,week to week basis.Even if they´re billions in the red on operating costs and gov´t pensions,they won´t do any long term planning to fix the problem if it violates their core principles.

The XL pipeline is another example. These people have secure jobs so they don´t care about unemployed families.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/21/2013 8:31:55 AM     (No. 9188480)

It´s 2013 and 55% of the country think that the man who lives in our house and his Demonrat policy makers work for the country. What fools! The Demonrat party is about control of every aspect of a citizen´s life, and spreading Misery that results in serfdom of the population just brings a big grin to their faces. These people are not on the side of humanity, when will the majority wake up?

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