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New offshore oil drilling ! This is the Republicans fault ! Right ?

  1. tony0724 profile image58
    tony0724posted 7 years ago

    The Mineral mangement service just OKed more offshore drilling. More proof of the world gone crazy ?

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/ybe … y_id=64868

  2. Doug Hughes profile image59
    Doug Hughesposted 7 years ago

    It's a shallow-water well. The ban on deep-water drilling is still in effect.

  3. tony0724 profile image58
    tony0724posted 7 years ago

    I think the timing of this approval is pretty bad. And on top of it I cannot believe I agree with a San Francisco newspaper.

  4. crunchybetty profile image57
    crunchybettyposted 7 years ago

    This shouldn't be a political issue, in my view. It's everyone's "fault" for participating in society the way we do. We all have the ability to change things - we always have - we've just chosen to be complacent and greedy and interested in what's easy, just like the oil companies have, just like the government has, just like the world has.

    When we all put our feet down and say no, and actively change things, that's when it'll get better. Until then, it's on all our heads.

    1. tony0724 profile image58
      tony0724posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      crunchybettythere is alot of wisdom in that statement. The path of least resistance has been the quest of man since the beginning of time.