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Old 03-31-2010, 09:32 AM   #10
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Default Re: Obama to open offshore areas along coasts for drilling

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Originally Posted by Killer View Post
Interesting...


Obama 2008:

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (CNN)


“When I’m president, I intend to keep in place the moratorium here in Florida and around the country that prevents oil companies from drilling off Florida’s coasts,” Obama told reporters in Jacksonville in late June. “

“It’s not going to provide short-term relief or medium-term relief or in fact long-term relief. It won’t drop prices in this administration or in the next administration or in the administration after that,” Obama said while campaigning in Iowa.

http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/08/02/campaign.wrap/
I am going to reserve final judgement to see if the administration follows through....but I have no problem with the Dems changing their minds on bad and unpopular promises

68% Favor Offshore Oil Drilling
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/publ...e_oil_drilling

Virginia leaders express interest in offshore drilling
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...031604036.html
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