The year is 2010 and to anyone not in denial, the industrialized nations have entered the greatest calamity the world has ever known:
- Iceland is history.
- Greece’s economy, much like the ancient Parthenon, is in ruin.
- 46 states could face bankruptcy in the United States.
So then, why is President Obama going back on his word and drilling holes in the earth?
The Interior Department under Barack Obama offered for sale more acres of dry-land drilling on public lands than the Bush Administration had at the same point in 2008.
An economy in a state of rigor mortis doesn’t need oil to lubricate an engine that blew up on October 29, 2008, and our way of life won’t come back if the oil industry creates a handful of jobs or we reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
Drill, Drill, Drill didn’t make environmental sense in 1973 or 2008
In 1973, America’s solution to the Arab oil embargo and long gas lines wasn’t mass transit, high mileage cars or alternative energy, it was the 800 mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline through some of the most pristine country in Alaska.… Read the rest