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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Obama Lies about Domestic Energy Plans


In what can only be termed a breathtaking display of hypocrisy, Barack Obama promised to promote shale gas and oil production in the U.S.

“We have a supply of natural gas that can last America nearly 100 years, and my administration will take every possible action to safely develop this energy,” Obama said in his State of the Union speech last night.

Why is this a breathtaking act of hypocrisy? It was Obama who shut down Gulf drilling. It was Obama who killed the Keystone pipeline (which could have been used to transport AMERICAN oil as well). It was the Obama Administration that recently restricted the mining of uranium. It was the Obama people who have locked up useful coal deposits in government "parks" and that has made operating coal-fired electric plants prohibitively expensive. It was the Obama EPA that issued a report falsely claiming that fracking chemicals were polluting groundwater and has done it's best to block the practice.

It was Barack Hussein Obama who, when asked about the high price of gasoline (at over 4 bucks a gallon) during his election campaign said he was glad for high gas prices, but that he wished they would have risen more slowly. The man is a committed Green, and does not want Americans to have access to cheap energy.

His statement - after having killed the Keystone XL pipeline and the accompanying 20,000 American jobs - is the most cynical of lies, purely a campaign promise that it would be easy to renege on after the election. The man is shameless and despicable.

But some Americans will doubtlessly believe it, just as they believed his "green jobs" promise four years ago.

This Administration is hostile to energy. It hates every aspect of the modern industrial economy, from the first pinprick in the earth to the final usage in cars and air conditioners and automation. It hates oil companies, oil refineries, gas stations. It hates automobiles and the Americans who drive them (rather than ride public transportation like good little serfs). It hates these things because America pioneered much of this and gives Americans their lavish lifestyle. Leftists hate comfortable lifestyles - except for themselves. They retain a hangover from the old Puritan view that life is supposed to be hard and austere, and they want that for their fellows (while exempting themselves) as a way to create a virtuous populace. They snear at the American, fat and happy with his gas guzzling SUV, driving off to his gun show then going out to dinner at some meat packing plant-sized restaurant, guzzling beer and enormous chunks of meat in air-conditioned comfort. They hold this in complete contempt. (Of course, their prius takes them to a sushi bar where they smack their lips over raw fish and Kobi beef and guzzling saki, after having attended a lecture on the evils of capitalism, then they go home to their 5000 square foot homes using as much energy as a small city, but they are entitled because they CARE so much...) How dare America live well when there are starving people in Africa! It is our duty to make other Americans sacrifice for those poor wretches!

And it's about control; a rich populace, mobile, armed, is a danger to the ultimate plans and ambitions of Liberals. They can't put the public under their thumbs if they have no leverege over them. They need the public to be dependent on them, dependent on them to eat, drink, heat their homes, move about. Government cannot rule (and that is what they want, rule and not govern) if it cannot control, and it cannot control those who have what they need.

What a free people need most is energy. With energy they have no need of government except as a servant.

So when a man like BHO says he wants more energy in this country, look rather at his actions, and not his words. Every half bright liberal knows that green energy is not going to work on any scale; they advocate it precisely for that reason. It is a way to equalize America, to cut the fat, beer guzzling hicks down to size. If Obama wanted more energy he would not have followed any of the policies he has followed. He is a liar!

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