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Old 04-02-2010, 01:07 PM   #1
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Obama Ends Ban On East Coast Offshore Drilling

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Old 04-02-2010, 09:57 PM   #2
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I think its a good thing along the Atlantic, but think the site in Alaska should be left alone.
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Old 04-03-2010, 08:56 AM   #3
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I'm not super well versed on the issue, but when I was looking into it during the election, I recall thinking-- so, we're going to spend a lot of money, put the environment at risk to some degree, for what kind of payout? Is there a guaranteed payout?

I kind of feel like the money we're spending on this might be better put toward the research to make alternate fuel sources viable.
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Old 04-05-2010, 07:03 PM   #4
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I'm not happy. Our money for exploration should go into solar, wind, hydro.

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Old 04-06-2010, 02:54 PM   #5
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I am not pleased.

If only the however-many-trillion dollars that have been spent on Bush's (and now Obama's) oil wars had been put to good use...maybe we would/could have discovered a totally new type of energy. I hate that Obama is compromising with the right wingers (for probably no concessions) and throwing our good money after bad. He's upsetting his base. Not good.
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