The new robber barons…Obama Gang stealing

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Doc91678, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. Doc91678
    Offline

    Doc91678 BANNED

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2012
    Messages:
    753
    Thanks Received:
    99
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Binghamton
    Ratings:
    +99
    Paul Driessen @ CFact.com:


    An oil and natural gas boom is underway in the United States, born of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” It has created tens of thousands of well-paying jobs directly, and hundreds of thousands more in hundreds of businesses that supply and support the industry and its workers.

    In North Dakota, the unemployment rate is 2.4 percent, in large part because of a huge increase in naturalgas and crude oil production from deep shale rocks that yielded nothing prior to fracking. The new technology is also driving job growth, higher incomes, and increased tax revenues for hard-pressed state and local governments in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas and other states.

    Meanwhile, 350 miles north of Edmonton, Alberta, other innovators are producing billions of barrels from oil sands that stretch across an area the size of Utah. Shallow deposits are accessible via surface mining, while deeper lodes are tapped using in situ drilling and steam injection. As work is completed in an area, the land is restored to woodlands, grasslands, lakes and marshes, and the process moves on.

    As with fracking, the oil sands create tens of thousands of high-paying jobs and generate billions in revenue, benefitting people from Fort McMurray, Calgary and Vancouver to Ottawa and Halifax, and throughout the United States. Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline would multiply these benefits.

    And yet, despite ample evidence that responsible development of these enormous energy resources could power a national economic, manufacturing and employment renaissance, the Obama Administration’s environmental ideologies and political debts to radical green groups could delay or stymie progress.

    The new robber barons in the Executive Branch and Congress are not content only with taxing job creators and saddling our children and great grandchildren with trillion-dollar IOUs. They are using hard-earned tax money to finance wind, solar, biofuel and other schemes that primarily reward crony capitalist campaign contributors. They’re also locking up centuries’ of oil, gas, coal and uranium that could generate an economic revival, millions of jobs, and many billions in federal, state and local royalty and tax revenues.

    Some say the way these robber barons use, abuse and ignore laws to advance this agenda reminds them of the infamous James Gang, which plundered banks and trains until Northfield, Minnesota citizens ended their lawless ways. Others say a better example is the Chicago-based Al Capone mob.

    Still others point to the Capitol Hill “fiscal cliff” negotiations, as providing clues as to what lies ahead. President Obama says he favors a “balanced” approach to avoid fiscal calamity, but insists on raising taxes on high-income citizens – and will not discuss reining in entitlement expenditures that are lead life preservers on taxpayers and our economy. His Treasury Secretary tells us, “There are no options.”

    The President’s unique concept of “balance” also defines his “all of the above” energy program. Like Humpty Dumpty, his words mean just what he chooses them to mean – as in all of the above-ground projects, but none of the below-ground resources. Perhaps the real question is, who is to be master … of our lives, natural resources, nation and pursuit of happiness?

    Thus the Administration banned oil development on 1.6 million more acres of federal lands in the West and millions more on the Outer Continental Shelf, while delaying leasing and drilling in still more areas – on top of vast acreage and resources that Congress placed off limits through legislation. The ruling czars and robber barons also imposed ethanol-in-gasoline requirements that turn 40% of the nation’s corn crop into fuel, converting an area the size of Missouri from growing food crops to producing fuel that we could get by drilling, and driving up the cost of countless food products.

    Their wind and solar programs waste billions of tax dollars on expensive, unreliable electricity projects that blanket habitats and steal our wildlife heritage, in violation of clear environmental laws.

    Meanwhile, EPA issued still more hugely expensive rules that effectively ban the use of coal in electricity generation – sending coal’s contribution from 45% a few years ago to 35% today, and killing thousands of mining and utility jobs. Its latest rules demand that the transportation sector slash its soot emissions another 20% – ostensibly to reduce asthma, other illnesses and “thousands” of premature deaths.

    Read more
    The new robber barons
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 3
  2. OKTexas
    Offline

    OKTexas New Life Member of the NRA 12/15 Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2012
    Messages:
    24,167
    Thanks Received:
    3,764
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Near Magnolia, TX
    Ratings:
    +11,301
    Maobamas plan for America, death by a thousand cuts. So far he's getting it done.
     
  3. Freewill
    Online

    Freewill Gold Member

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2011
    Messages:
    27,151
    Thanks Received:
    4,376
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +13,014
    Killing jobs yet the unions still support Obama, they know nothing else.
     
  4. Doc91678
    Offline

    Doc91678 BANNED

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2012
    Messages:
    753
    Thanks Received:
    99
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Binghamton
    Ratings:
    +99
    Maobama was a triple A student of Cloward-Piven at Columbia Univ.
     
  5. Mr. H.
    Offline

    Mr. H. Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2009
    Messages:
    44,127
    Thanks Received:
    9,267
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    A warm place with no memory.
    Ratings:
    +15,419
    A minimum of $40 billion in taxes on oil and gas. Obama's gift to the successes of innovation, hard work, risk-taking, and job creating.

    We owe it to Jimmy Carter who spearheaded the witch hunt with his so-called Windfall Profits Tax and the labeling of profits as "obscene".

    And not a peep about the profits of Agriculture. $7 corn and $14 beans, while we pay record prices for groceries and our government lavishes that industry with true subsidies.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  6. francoHFW
    Offline

    francoHFW Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2011
    Messages:
    33,548
    Thanks Received:
    2,179
    Trophy Points:
    1,115
    Location:
    NY 26th FINALLY DEM!
    Ratings:
    +5,633
    Sorry Obama is stopping the Pub robber baron/polluters/screw the workers a-holes from destroying Federal and private lands in a 21st century land grab, dupes. What a pile of Pubcrappe, pinhead chumps of the greedy rich.

    This is called inteligent, safe exploitation of natural resources.

    The OP is the biggest lie I've seen in a while. Change the channel, fools. We here don't want central NY to look like the Badlands...
     
  7. Mr. H.
    Offline

    Mr. H. Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2009
    Messages:
    44,127
    Thanks Received:
    9,267
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    A warm place with no memory.
    Ratings:
    +15,419
    Oh fuck, not YOU again.
     
  8. OKTexas
    Offline

    OKTexas New Life Member of the NRA 12/15 Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2012
    Messages:
    24,167
    Thanks Received:
    3,764
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Near Magnolia, TX
    Ratings:
    +11,301
    Richard Trumka will tell you he is not involved to advance labor positions, he's more interested in building coalitions to promote his idea of a socialist utopia. Many of the larger unions are working on the same, thinking they will be included in the new power structure.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  9. OKTexas
    Offline

    OKTexas New Life Member of the NRA 12/15 Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2012
    Messages:
    24,167
    Thanks Received:
    3,764
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Near Magnolia, TX
    Ratings:
    +11,301
    proof?
     
  10. Mr. H.
    Offline

    Mr. H. Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2009
    Messages:
    44,127
    Thanks Received:
    9,267
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    A warm place with no memory.
    Ratings:
    +15,419
    He's a poofer, not a proofer.
     

Share This Page