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  •  "Drill baby, drill" works for Republicans in the (4+ / 0-)
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    tmo, RunawayRose, millwood, Deep Texan

    same way that being 'pro-life does. It gives them a wedge issue, without having any practical consequences. The Republicans never try to repeal Roe vs Wade, but they exploit the issue politically.

    They are using oil production as just such an issue. They can blame Democrats for high gasoline prices and huge foreign debts, knowing full well that their supporters in the petroleum industry aren't in a rush to drill off the Carolina coast.

    God has no religion. - Gandhi

    by OIL GUY on Mon Apr 05, 2010 at 09:55:05 AM PDT

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