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Our Future Could Be Awesome If Only..
American Thinker, by Alicia Colon

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Posted By:Drive, 1/25/2014 10:32:31 AM

Call me a cockeyed optimist but many of the recent reports about our energy resources and discoveries in medical advances conjure up visions of an America enjoying low gas and energy prices; low unemployment, high wages and low cost medical treatments. None of these changes will be possible, however, unless we have a government willing to allow them. American citizens (legitimate citizens, not just residents) can vote to elect a government that is not beholden to special interest donors and lobbyists. While this sounds unlikely at the moment, it is not impossible especially if the comatose voters who got us

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Reply 1 - Posted by: figowitz, 1/25/2014 10:34:07 AM     (No. 9705225)

... there were no meddling, brain-dead unAmerican RATs.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 1/25/2014 10:46:05 AM     (No. 9705229)

If only. But unfortunately, American voters will elect welfare statists almost every time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Gallo3, 1/25/2014 10:50:46 AM     (No. 9705234)

´Imagine there´s no Liberals.....
It´s easy if you try.......´

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cleanhouseindc, 1/25/2014 11:05:26 AM     (No. 9705258)

Neither the repubs or the Dems would allow this future.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Madinmaryland, 1/25/2014 11:31:33 AM     (No. 9705293)

Wow. Another great piece by Alicia Colon. The video is amazing. But, I guess the MRI based treatment from the video would not be allowed in Obammy World.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: shamus, 1/25/2014 12:05:26 PM     (No. 9705354)

Liberal realized that all they had to do was destroy the American educational system in order to achieve supremacy. Controlling the schools allows them to create legions of lofo voters.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/25/2014 1:21:47 PM     (No. 9705466)

The EPA issued a 2004 report of hydraulic fracturing of coal beds which found no cases of ground water contamination even though coal beds are much closer to the water table than the tight rock formations from which they are extracting natural gas and oil. Ironically, this process was championed by OSHA to release the natural gas and reduce potential of risk of explosion hurting miners.

The EPA pursued legal action against companies in both TX and WY for ground water contamination. Both cases were appealed and dropped by the EPA just before a ruling from the Appeals Court because there was insufficient evidence.

The last arrow left in the EPA quiver is to limit the number of years during which natural gas can be flared while collecting the oil for transportation by truck. Currently, this is regulated by states, so laws would need to be passed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: absalom, 1/25/2014 1:46:11 PM     (No. 9705503)

#7 makes a vital point. Hydraulic fracturing of shale occurs at a depth, many thousands of beet below our ground water aquifers. Sadly many are too intellectually lazy to inform themselves of basic geology and science which is why the environmentalist cranks get a free ride to propagate their ignorant fanaticism.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: absalom, 1/25/2014 1:48:53 PM     (No. 9705509)

#7 makes a vital point. Hydraulic fracturing of shale occurs at a depth, many thousands of feet below our ground water aquifers. Sadly many are too intellectually lazy to inform themselves of elementary geology and science which is why the environmentalist cranks get a free ride to propagate their ignorant fanaticism.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/25/2014 3:47:37 PM     (No. 9705632)

Let´s suppose that through some miracle, average lifespan for adults currently over 55 could be increased by five years, and lifespan for younger people would increase by ten years. Now, who´s going to pay for the increased payout from Soc Security, which is already in deep stuff. Anyone who thinks Obamacare is about medical bills needs to think a little deeper - Google Gov. Richard Lamm and his "duty to die" speech. That´s what Obamacare is all about.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jHBoatwright, 1/25/2014 11:41:45 PM     (No. 9705893)

As long as the Won´t-Work Class can vote to raise their monthly gov´t check, why wake up?

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