Yes: We must remove the barriers on utilizing domestic resources; No: U.S. can jump-start economy by taking lead in green technology
Alfred said:"Should Obama press for more energy exploration?"Obama should stay the heck out of it.Or should he? The government
gives welfare checks to the big oilly companies who are reporting record
profits.But I guess like good conservatives we should conserve nothing and
hurry up and use all our natural resources before our greedy children can.With over 7000 inactive permits in Utah alone, how about if your not
using it, give it up, and get another, instead of just adding more land to the
oilly coffers to control?
Using California as an example of how to run things pretty much destroys your
"Should Obama press for more energy exploration?"Obama
should stay the heck out of it. Decisions to produce more energy is/should be a
private business concern. The government is putting itself into businesses
where it doesn't belong and is not needed.
We can, and should, do both. Our petrochemical abundance really isn't that
abundant, and it's certainly not limitless. It will take years to make
green technology viable, and we are going to need petroleum based resources
until then. Drill, baby, and get those wind turbines up.