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2005-01-22 Home Front: Politix
U.S. OKs Expanded Oil Drilling in Alaska
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Posted by Steve White 2005-01-22 1:54:28 AM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [396 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Makes sense, and it's needed, but the idle rich (or are they just idle, period?) will be out in force to do their thingy...

"I have been told flat out ... to expect an all out fight to the finish to keep this from happening," said Bisson...

We expect no less from the we hate ourselves crowd. They will probably arrive in large numbers to protest. I'm thinking in individual cars and SUV's.
Posted by .com 2005-01-22 3:29:04 AM||   2005-01-22 3:29:04 AM|| Front Page Top

#2 I guess I can hold off on topping off the tank for a few days.
Posted by Captain America  2005-01-22 4:24:41 AM||   2005-01-22 4:24:41 AM|| Front Page Top

#3 There are drill sights all over Arizona(core samples searching for minerals),if done right,after a year or so you would never know they were there(unless you know what to look for).I'm sure AP knows what I'm talking about.
Posted by Raptor 2005-01-22 7:52:36 AM||   2005-01-22 7:52:36 AM|| Front Page Top

#4 Every drop of oil edxtracted from Alaska means less money for Al Quaida.

BTW: South Korean TV is broadcasting that SouthKoreans have found a way to make bio-degradable plastics who are as cheap than normal ones and in addition of being bio-degradable are not made from oil. :-)
Posted by JFM  2005-01-22 11:34:29 AM||   2005-01-22 11:34:29 AM|| Front Page Top

#5 Bumper sticker sighted in a parking lot in the Kentlands, Gaithersburg, MD: "Keep Alaska Wild".

Easy for you to say, said I, you live in Maryland.
Grumble, grumble... said the driver.
Posted by eLarson 2005-01-22 1:12:02 PM|| [http://larsonian.blogspot.com]  2005-01-22 1:12:02 PM|| Front Page Top

#6 FINALLY. And now let's move forward with nuclear power, too.
Posted by lex 2005-01-22 1:38:33 PM||   2005-01-22 1:38:33 PM|| Front Page Top

#7 addition of being bio-degradable are not made from oil. :-)

Shouldn't be as cheap, should be cheaper!
Posted by anonymous2u 2005-01-22 4:44:07 PM||   2005-01-22 4:44:07 PM|| Front Page Top

#8 Good, they can become the Plastic Kings, it'll give the NorKs work.
Posted by anonymous2u 2005-01-22 4:44:39 PM||   2005-01-22 4:44:39 PM|| Front Page Top

#9 Alaska is wild. Especially at some places on Saturday night.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2005-01-22 11:30:18 PM||   2005-01-22 11:30:18 PM|| Front Page Top

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