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Obama: Domestic oil production
surges despite my best efforts

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 11/16/2013 9:13:54 AM

Hi, everybody. On Thursday, I visited a steel plant in Cleveland, Ohio to talk about what we’re doing to rebuild our economy on a new foundation for stronger, more durable economic growth. One area where we’ve made great progress is American energy. After years of talk about reducing our dependence on foreign oil, we are actually poised to control our own energy future.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: justavoter, 11/16/2013 9:17:49 AM     (No. 9616133)

After years of blaming Bush for everything bad do you think it would be a stretch to give Bush I little credit for all the permits to drill during his years that are now being realized?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 11/16/2013 9:32:59 AM     (No. 9616155)

Another moronic drivel. If we had made big gains, why are we paying 4 bucks a gallon of gas?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LAW428, 11/16/2013 9:42:22 AM     (No. 9616164)

If it weren´t so pathetic, the first sentence would be laughable. Obama is doing everything to weaken and destroy our economy. He cares nothing about America´s energy independence. He only cares about our demise and the promotion of statist tyranny.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Brittany, 11/16/2013 10:14:41 AM     (No. 9616219)

Wind turbines killing birds and bats. Large solar array singeing wings of protected birds as they migrate.so that they fall to earth and die. The wave of green energy´s future? Balance that out against PRIVATE oil and gas drilling, you idiot

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/16/2013 10:30:16 AM     (No. 9616247)

Barack! He be a sneering, congenital liar.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bmw50, 11/16/2013 10:54:31 AM     (No. 9616288)

Typical Democrat; take credit for someone else´s accomplishments and blame someone else when your policies fail.

There are not enough words in the English language to describe how evil this man is. Has anybody checked his scalp to see if there is a "666" there?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rochow, 11/16/2013 11:29:13 AM     (No. 9616325)

The Narcissist has to give himself credit despite his best efforts to stop any production. If it were up to him we would all have one light bulb, burn a couple of branches for warmth, and sweat during the summer. Part of his illness of this America hating incompetent clown.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: krause, 11/16/2013 11:35:42 AM     (No. 9616332)

According to Obama, government is responsible for the higher domestic oil production (´You didn´t build that!). Obama is government, so therefore he can take credit.

Most leftist toil in government, academia, non-profits, or unions, as they are mentally unfit for the private sector.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dipi, 11/16/2013 12:07:19 PM     (No. 9616377)

Obama: Domestic oil production surges despite my best efforts
The headline should have read: Obama: Domestic oil production surges despite my best efforts to put the screws and stop it to appease my green minions.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/16/2013 12:22:00 PM     (No. 9616396)

Being out here in oil & gas land, and having many conversations with people in the business, I can tell you that the only thing that will reduce the production of either will be market pressures themselves. If they become too cheap due to oversupply the companies will throttle back. Right now there´s a major boom in west Texas in the very old and much depleted fields around Midland-Odessa. Companies are applying new technology (horizontal drilling/fracking) to old wells and are pulling in massive new production. As a result EVERY hotel room in a 50 mile radius is totally booked, and the nearest available rooms in dirt-bag motels are going for $300 per night. West Texas is the "silent boom" in other words, and all thanks to a true American hero and great Texan, George Mitchell, the godfather of fracking.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/16/2013 4:38:05 PM     (No. 9616654)

Yes, drilling and production are both ´up´ in-spite of obama. The drilling and production is on private lands over which he has no jurisdiction, nada, none!
Check into the drilling on public lands (gov´t control) and what do you see?

No, obama, you did not build that! The property owners, drilling companies and production companies did.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/16/2013 4:46:45 PM     (No. 9616666)

# 10 - being in the heart of this area, fracking has been going on for many, many years and all of these greenies complaining about the damage and the weenies wanting to save each and every ant and roach they see and to heck with the humans, and the ones who say fracking is damaging their drinking water--they don´t know what is going on. Fortunately in this area there are no national monuments. Bet they try to find some tho.

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