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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-13-10 08:12 AM
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10. No.
"he embraced expanded offshore drilling, in part to win Republican support for broader legislation to curb climate change"

You forget about members of the Democratic caucus, including Mary Landrieu and Mark Begich.

The President needs every member of the Democratic caucus' vote.

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  -Miami Herald: How Obama decided to expand offshore oil drilling depakid  Jun-13-10 05:45 AM   #0 
  - "-Obama thought that funneling information through White House "czars"  ProSense   Jun-13-10 06:01 AM   #1 
  - As I've said- and many other more experienced observers have noted too- it's all coming out  depakid   Jun-13-10 06:08 AM   #2 
     - "This is one of many, many more investigative pieces to come. "  ProSense   Jun-13-10 07:11 AM   #5 
        - Hope your typing's up to speed- because you haven't seen anything yet....  depakid   Jun-13-10 07:20 AM   #6 
        - As opposed to several lame puff pieces, very lame.  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-10 07:23 AM   #7 
        - I made the point  ProSense   Jun-13-10 07:42 AM   #9 
           - Not a point.  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-10 08:37 AM   #11 
           - I have concerns about relying on Browner.  noamnety   Jun-13-10 09:48 AM   #14 
        - It's not what I'd call investigative either, but it's not lame, and it's  janx   Jun-13-10 09:34 AM   #13 
           - It is a hit piece.  ProSense   Jun-13-10 10:10 AM   #15 
              - Tain't.  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-10 10:49 AM   #16 
              - "Many of us feel that he is insulated from outside opinion"  ProSense   Jun-13-10 10:57 AM   #17 
                 - Glad you finally agree.  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-10 11:17 AM   #19 
                    - No agreement. I don't happen to believe the President is clueless.  ProSense   Jun-13-10 11:25 AM   #20 
                       - So you think drilling more is a good idea?  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-10 12:45 PM   #22 
                          - "you want readers to trust you critical assessment. "  ProSense   Jun-14-10 07:27 AM   #28 
                             - Senseless gibberish  Jakes Progress   Jun-14-10 03:06 PM   #43 
              - The Left criticized Obama's energy policy right after it was announced on March 31  IndianaGreen   Jun-13-10 11:07 AM   #18 
  - So much for the team of rivals.  fasttense   Jun-13-10 06:25 AM   #3 
  - He went there" Hoping to be Changed"  bahrbearian   Jun-14-10 04:41 AM   #25 
  - "Top Obama administration officials say... that the president asked what he needed to ask..."  eShirl   Jun-13-10 06:37 AM   #4 
  - Two of the biggest problems of this presidency are here.  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-10 07:39 AM   #8 
  - No.  ProSense   Jun-13-10 08:12 AM   #10 
  - Missed.  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-10 08:41 AM   #12 
  - Not when it means selling out our nations eco system and our oceans!  flyarm   Jun-14-10 09:34 AM   #40 
  - Thank you Jakes Progress for your excellent posts! eom  flyarm   Jun-14-10 09:38 AM   #41 
  - he made the decision SUPER-lightly  Enrique   Jun-13-10 12:14 PM   #21 
  - Group Think  Hawkowl   Jun-14-10 12:42 AM   #23 
  - Actually I was shocked when he made the announcement  Rosa Luxemburg   Jun-14-10 01:13 AM   #24 
  - Shout out to Jakes Progress for sound, civil, and logical argument in this thread.  Laelth   Jun-14-10 07:22 AM   #26 
  - "I choose to believe that the President was ignorant"  ProSense   Jun-14-10 07:24 AM   #27 
  - It's not that he has no clue what he's doing. It's that he had bad (or limited) information.  Laelth   Jun-14-10 08:10 AM   #30 
  - "he lacked reliable information"  ProSense   Jun-14-10 08:28 AM   #31 
  - he doesn't and didn't! all he had to do was read some this cut and paste job?  flyarm   Jun-14-10 09:19 AM   #39 
  - yeah  Celebration   Jun-14-10 08:30 AM   #32 
     - He freely admitted that he was too trusting of Big Oil's ability to drill in deep water safely.  Laelth   Jun-14-10 08:48 AM   #34 
        - or they are " f'ing retarded"... eom  flyarm   Jun-14-10 09:14 AM   #38 
  - President Obama, June 2  ProSense   Jun-14-10 07:48 AM   #29 
  - "Oil rigs today generally don't cause spills," : Obama  flyarm   Jun-14-10 08:42 AM   #33 
     - "124 rigs were damaged or broke "  ProSense   Jun-14-10 08:50 AM   #35 
        - and with a direct hit from a hurricane..Cat 3 or would be a disaster worse than what we  flyarm   Jun-14-10 09:02 AM   #36 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-14-10 09:05 AM   #37 
        - you want percentages?? Hole of Death..  flyarm   Jun-14-10 09:56 AM   #42 

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