Quote Originally Posted by LogansPapa View Post
Has off-shore oil drilling technology and safety equipment advanced since 1980?

No. I remember now! Gas wasn't a political problem back in 2000, and now it is....and damn if it isn't an election year. Nevermind that Bushy has been hard at work fighting the GWOT and forgot that the conservative principle of self sufficiency would help reduce U.S. reliance on Middle eastern oil and thus the need for a friggin' military presence in the region.