Thread: This is Not a Drill
#1 This is Not a Drill07-17-2008, 09:40 AM
Another Ann Coulter article, always fun!
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, or as she is called on the Big Dogs blog, "the worst speaker in the history of Congress," explained the cause of high oil prices back in 2006: "We have two oilmen in the White House. The logical follow-up from that is $3-a-gallon gasoline. It is no accident. It is a cause and effect. A cause and effect."
Yes, that would explain why the price of oral sex, cigars and Hustler magazine skyrocketed during the Clinton years. Also, I note that Speaker Pelosi is a hotelier ... and the price of a hotel room in New York is $1,000 a night! I think she might be onto something.
Is that why a barrel of oil costs mere pennies in all those other countries in the world that are not run by "oilmen"? Wait -- it doesn't cost pennies to them? That's weird.
In response to the 2003 blackout throughout the Northeast U.S. and parts of Canada, Pelosi blamed: "President Bush and Rep. Tom DeLay's oil-company interests." The blackout was a failure of humans operating electric power; it had nothing to do with oil. And I'm not even "an oilman."
But yes -- good point: What a disaster having people in government who haven't spent their entire lives in politics! That explains everything. A government official with relevant experience or knowledge about an issue is obviously a crisis of gargantuan proportions.
This must be why the Democrats are nominating B. Hussein Obama, who finished middle school three days ago and has less experience than a person one might choose at random from the audience of "American Idol."
Announcing the Democrats' bold new "plan" on energy last week, Pelosi said breaking into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve "is one alternative." That's not an energy plan. It's using what we already have -- much like "conservation," which is also part of the Democrats' plan.
Conservation, efficiency and using oil we hold in reserve for emergencies does not get us more energy. It's as if we were running out of food and the Democrats were telling us: "Just eat a little less every day." Great! We'll die a little more slowly. That's not what we call a "plan." We need more energy, not a plan for a slower death.
But there's more! Pelosi announced that the Democrats also plan to push for "an historic investment in biofuels, efficiency, conservation and the rest." The "rest" is apparently what she called our "important and essential" investment in alternative energy.
That certainly would be historic: We would make history by throwing our money away on unproven energy boondoggles that have eaten up untold billions since the 1960s without producing a single net kilowatt of power while we all starve to death. Continued...
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07-17-2008, 11:42 AM
This is classic Coulter. I have trouble even reading anything that Pelosi says, much less watching her botoxed face. The fact that she's Speaker of the House is an insult to all intelligent women---and men. She's a disgrace.
Had a discussion last night and found it difficult to stay polite. Someone was saying that we must conserve, that all SUV's should be BANNED, that it was ok for the federal government to mandate the temperatures set in businesses and homes. I replied that we might as well live in a commie country. That created silence.
I get soooo upset. Think I need to chill for a bit, as my blood pressure is rising. There's not enough BP medication to keep me calm with the totally stupid remarks from the like of Pelosi. The press is just eeeevil----they lead folks who aren't discerning readers to buy into the stupidity that is so prevalent.
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07-17-2008, 12:02 PM
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Pisslosi and the Democ. have no answers; that is not all bad even though gas is at 5 bucks a gallon. The Democrats would like the election to be held today because the voters are beginning to turn their anger away from the Prez. to the do nothing Democ. controlled Congress. Several months ago, I predicted that the Democ. would gain 7 or 8 Senate seats to get to the magic filibuster proof 60. Now, it may not happen. I don't think Obama has a chance against McCain.
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