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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-14-08 09:11 AM
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5. I don't think it's that simple--
I think there will be roadblocks before oil companies can actually act on this.
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  -MSNBC BREAKING NEWS: President Bush to lift executive ban on offshore drilling, White House says sabra  Jul-14-08 09:07 AM   #0 
  - Anything, ANYTHING to prevent conservation!!!!!!  MookieWilson   Jul-14-08 09:08 AM   #1 
  - Is he the only barrier to it or do the states and congress have a say?  dmordue   Jul-14-08 09:09 AM   #2 
  - I don't think it's that simple--  wienerdoggie   Jul-14-08 09:11 AM   #5 
  - congress must lift its ban too. n/t  ourbluenation   Jul-14-08 09:17 AM   #13 
  - States also have their own shore regulations.  patriotvoice   Jul-14-08 11:46 AM   #53 
  - oh this  alyce douglas   Jul-14-08 09:10 AM   #3 
  - We aren't yelling "Uncle!" soon enough?  Frustratedlady   Jul-14-08 09:10 AM   #4 
  - Congress and the states have a vote in this matter too.  no_hypocrisy   Jul-14-08 09:11 AM   #6 
  - It strikes me as political posturing/panering to set up elections  dmordue   Jul-14-08 09:13 AM   #9 
  - ruining the economy by maintaining high fuel prices? oil companies exporting fuel at record levels  crikkett   Jul-14-08 10:40 AM   #32 
  - Yeah?  Solly Mack   Jul-14-08 09:13 AM   #7 
  - the son of a bitch  spanone   Jul-14-08 09:13 AM   #8 
  - Exactly.  jaxx   Jul-14-08 10:47 AM   #33 
  - If the Dems vote for this I hope Al Gore leaves  malaise   Jul-14-08 09:15 AM   #10 
  - my state, calif, will have a fit. Me right along with em.  ourbluenation   Jul-14-08 09:18 AM   #14 
  - Well, yesterday Arnold was defending the act of 'flip-flopping'...  Tikki   Jul-14-08 09:36 AM   #20 
     - so will states rights overide the federal ok to drill?  ourbluenation   Jul-14-08 09:40 AM   #21 
        - CA doesn't want off shore drilling...  Tikki   Jul-14-08 09:55 AM   #25 
        - I think this makes it a state issue now  tburnsten   Jul-14-08 11:24 AM   #45 
        - Not likely ...  flashl   Jul-14-08 11:37 AM   #50 
  - there's no voting on this one. it's an executive order. n/t  crikkett   Jul-14-08 10:37 AM   #31 
     - yes but it's only half of what would be required. Congress has to lift their ban too. n/t  ourbluenation   Jul-14-08 12:13 PM   #61 
  - we could see it coming  freesqueeze   Jul-14-08 09:16 AM   #11 
  - You have stories like this:  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jul-14-08 09:16 AM   #12 
  - he is a defiant little  alyce douglas   Jul-14-08 09:18 AM   #15 
  - Funny, since his DAD signed it in the first place.  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-14-08 09:21 AM   #16 
  - Ah FUCK!  liberal N proud   Jul-14-08 09:21 AM   #17 
  - Congress must still lift legislative ban before offshore drilling can start  spanone   Jul-14-08 09:23 AM   #18 
  - Hear that sound?  bush still has to go   Jul-14-08 09:42 AM   #22 
     - rumble...rumble...  wtmusic   Jul-14-08 10:00 AM   #26 
  - I Hear They Got Oil Rigs Targeted For Just Off The Coast Of Naples, Florida.......  global1   Jul-14-08 09:34 AM   #19 
  - Too bad we don't have the rigs. Too bad we don't have the crews. Too bad there's not enough oil.  hatrack   Jul-14-08 09:46 AM   #23 
  - Isn't there anything else left he hasn't plundered?  jazzjunkysue   Jul-14-08 09:52 AM   #24 
  - Foul beaches while the fouling's good, ExxonMobil  wtmusic   Jul-14-08 10:01 AM   #27 
  - Now Bush needs to push through a big tax cut and (more) subsidies for the struggling oil companies.  AndyA   Jul-14-08 10:08 AM   #28 
  - Why that filthy, dirty, disgusting  temperancedissent   Jul-14-08 10:14 AM   #29 
  - and president obama can reinstate it as soon as he's sworn in.  spanone   Jul-14-08 10:22 AM   #30 
  - Yes he will  briv1016   Jul-14-08 11:09 AM   #39 
  - If it was that simple, why did he wait so long ??  kentuck   Jul-14-08 10:54 AM   #34 
  - I'm still hearing and reading that Congress needs to do it too  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-14-08 11:00 AM   #36 
  - now he can blame the entire energy crisis on the democrats...cause they oppose drilling  spanone   Jul-14-08 11:01 AM   #38 
  - It's not that easy. There is a Federal Law that would still be in effect after lifting the exec ord  MiniMe   Jul-14-08 11:27 AM   #46 
  - Disater capitalism. This does nothing to help our situation, but it does  alfredo   Jul-14-08 11:00 AM   #35 
  - Gas Prices Continue to Rise  kpominville   Jul-14-08 11:00 AM   #37 
  - Apparently, Congress can weigh in on this executive order...  PlanetBev   Jul-14-08 11:17 AM   #40 
  - White House: Bush to lift offshore drilling ban (AP)  briv1016   Jul-14-08 11:17 AM   #41 
  - Makes me wish Carter was still president  Zenzic   Jul-14-08 11:19 AM   #42 
  - Something I never understood  ellacott   Jul-14-08 11:20 AM   #43 
  - This basically does nothing. There is still a federal law in place banning the drilling.  MiniMe   Jul-14-08 11:23 AM   #44 
  - Fucking idiot!!!  Froward69   Jul-14-08 11:33 AM   #47 
  - So, that's why gas has been $4.50/gallon!  Jade Fox   Jul-14-08 11:33 AM   #48 
  - Apparently it is not possible for Republicans to tell the truth.  Vinca   Jul-14-08 11:34 AM   #49 
  - CALM DOWN EVERYBODY. The exec order was in place before  MiniMe   Jul-14-08 11:41 AM   #51 
  - Exactly - will Congress cave? That is now the question.  Baclava   Jul-14-08 11:51 AM   #55 
  - NO mention of SAFEGUARDS ??!?!!?  jtrockville   Jul-14-08 11:45 AM   #52 
  - the democrats better get on top of this immediately cause the media will mimmick bu$h*  spanone   Jul-14-08 11:48 AM   #54 
  - Becaue the surest way to lower gas prices is to give oil companies everything they want.  FatDave   Jul-14-08 11:54 AM   #56 
  - Un fucking believable. This is like giving the alcoholic the keys to the liquor cabinet.  EOO   Jul-14-08 11:56 AM   #57 
  - OH NANCY!!! IMPECH THE FUCKER ALREADY!....  ElsewheresDaughter   Jul-14-08 11:58 AM   #58 
  - Disgusting -and I pity the dittoheads that think this will actually do anything about oil prices.nt  nam78_two   Jul-14-08 12:07 PM   #59 
  - A Republican told me that it was all Pelosi's fault that we couldn't drill off the coast.  progressoid   Jul-14-08 12:11 PM   #60 
  - The OIL man's dream  Democrata08   Jul-14-08 12:18 PM   #62 
 

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