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When are the states going to sue the Obama Administration for refusing to lift the drilling moratorium in defiance of a court ruling?
I thought the moratorium applied only to offshore drilling.
The EPA has other tools to lock up reserves on land and on the continental shelf.Here's the deal: As long as anyone in the world is using a petroleum, gas, or coal product, I want to see that need being met with an American job. Drilling (or anything else) won't drastically affect the price of oil long-term. But if oil is selling for $100 a barrel, I see no reason that only dictatorships should be recouping that money.Those are lucrative blue collar jobs. Locking them away with an illegal moratorium or with irrational regulations is _cruel_. And if the children of our ruling class were in that industry rather than investment banking and real estate, there's no way these policies would continue.
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