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I think he got this one right.
« on: March 31, 2010, 11:11:30 PM »
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100401/ap_on_bi_ge/us_obama_drilling

Looks like we're exploring for oil at home. My bet is that his party won't turn on him, but will tout the virtues of his clear leadership through difficult choices.
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2010, 08:48:08 AM »
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100401/ap_on_bi_ge/us_obama_drilling

Looks like we're exploring for oil at home. My bet is that his party won't turn on him, but will tout the virtues of his clear leadership through difficult choices.

Actually there's a steady stream of harsh criticism of Obama from the extreme left on all kinds of things - abortion rights, single payer health care, treatment of foreign prisoners, nuclear power, and of course environmental issues.  They think that his position is too centrist on those and others.  Imagine that.
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2010, 12:53:28 PM »
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100401/ap_on_bi_ge/us_obama_drilling

Actually there's a steady stream of harsh criticism of Obama from the extreme left on all kinds of things - abortion rights, single payer health care, treatment of foreign prisoners, nuclear power, and of course environmental issues.  They think that his position is too centrist on those and others.  Imagine that.

but the teabags will still think he is falling off the West coast... :)
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2010, 01:01:50 PM »
That's interesting to know Dave, I haven't seen any coverage that went terribly critical outside of a couple of quotes within the article.
I'll keep an eye for it.
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2010, 01:33:06 PM »
perhaps we could not refer to some of us as "teabags"?  although i suppose it is better than teabaggers.

he has opened some areas to exploration.  he closed other areas.  the net area is smaller than what bush had wanted.  there is also a difference between exploration and actual drilling.  i am afraid this is more of a feel good action.  we shall see.
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2010, 02:25:08 PM »

but the teabags will still think he is falling off the West coast... :)

Naw, the East coast.

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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2010, 02:42:21 PM »
( I think the brit is enjoying seeing the tea partiers lambasted for a whole different set of reasons  :-P )
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2010, 06:11:07 AM »

but the teabags will still think he is falling off the West coast... :)

Naw, the East coast.

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It was only a bit of fun really (hence the smiley) west meaning left of the continent.
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2010, 10:36:57 AM »
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100401/ap_on_bi_ge/us_obama_drilling

Looks like we're exploring for oil at home. My bet is that his party won't turn on him, but will tout the virtues of his clear leadership through difficult choices.

Here's another Slant: He's opening new exploration/drilling to the oil companies who'll agree to promote his CAP AND TRADE !!!!!  More Bribes and Strong Arming  :roll:

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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2010, 09:33:10 AM »
perhaps we could not refer to some of us as "teabags"?  although i suppose it is better than teabaggers.

doh! and there I thought that when you have a tea party you would use teabags, evidently only loose tea leaves at this party! ;)
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Re: I think he got this one right.
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2010, 02:45:12 AM »

Here's another Slant: He's opening new exploration/drilling to the oil companies who'll agree to promote his CAP AND TRADE !!!!!  More Bribes and Strong Arming  :roll:

That doesn't really surprise me either. I didn't see that coming, but it seems like no sound thinking out of Washington comes without some kind of factionist tainting.
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