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Extracting oil and gas: When
bad news becomes good news

Washington Times, by Wesley Pruden

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 7/30/2013 11:12:54 AM

You just can’t please the apple-knockers, soreheads and doom-criers. Everyone who ever sat in a long line back in the 1970s, waiting for an hour or two to get a few gallons of gasoline, often entertained himself with a fantasy of big oil strikes to put the Saudi princes in their place, preferably on a planet in an obscure universe far, far away. Now, through the innovation of modern technology, we have that strike — not only oil, but something better, because it’s cheaper, cleaner and there’s lots of it. The Saudi princes are looking for a place to run.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grampy, 7/30/2013 11:31:48 AM     (No. 9449627)

I was one of those who waited in gas lines and dreamed of the day we would be able to tell OPEC to take a flying leap. What I never dreamed was that our own president would side with them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Boomerak, 7/30/2013 11:43:04 AM     (No. 9449662)

The Democrats will be working tirelessly to stop energy independence and wealth from increased energy production in the US. They have done this for years and will now step up the rhetoric now that they are losing that battle whole heartedly. Expect some scorched earth soon.

Socialized / Communist agendas will not function with a healthy middle class. The Democrats have to destroy the middle class before they can press on with their primary agenda, total power and decision making for all.

401K´s are the next big target for Democrats after stopping drilling and fracturing; as this is needed to bail out the union pensions.

Democrat: The anti-wealth party; unless you are a party elite. And the suffering will not stop until all join the cause.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 7/30/2013 12:06:22 PM     (No. 9449716)

If Obama would approve Keystone (never gonna happen) or approve Natural Gas exports terminals (18 pending I believe), Texas would explode economically even greater than present, and Ohio would follow suit.

Obama will do neither since as noted above, his goal as president is to cut America down to banana republic status.

Obama probably hopes that by the time he is out of office the other nations will realize that there is black shale under their countries as well. And that there is no need to import from the evil Americans. So the economic opportunity that exists right now will evaporate by the time we get a new president.

If Hillary is the next president, I am going to check out on news .....period.

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