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NOTSOGRN

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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:20:59 AM

President Barack Obama's speech this week on climate change forcefully rejected some key arguments made by opponents of natural gas fracking, upsetting some environmental groups that otherwise back his climate goals.

Obama, in his address Tuesday calling for urgent action to address climate change, praised what he called “cleaner-burning natural gas” and its role in providing safe, cheap power that he said also can help reduce U.S. carbon dioxide emissions.

Regulators in many states with new drilling activity say fracking, a colloquial term for hydraulic fracturing, is being done safely and is essentially similar to the hundreds of thousands of oil and gas wells that have been drilled all over the nation.

The drilling boom has reduced oil and gas imports and generated billions of...
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Jun 29, 2013 12:19:36 AM

Does anyone not find fault with BO?
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TruthMatters
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 10:14:23 PM

Something that's not hard to do!
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kiatoindos
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:36:09 PM

Sh_t's gonna hit the fan 3+ years with nothing to lose!!!!!
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doctorindyj
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:52:49 AM

Humblepie, that just made my day!

Dear leader can't afford to offend any potential bribers, I mean campaign contributors. No hot mics on this one but I'm sure it would sound like this: "Just tell Tillerson not to worry. Now that I've won the election I've got more leeway to say one thing and do another."
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maddog0324
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 9:17:56 AM

What the frack?
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 8:55:17 AM

maybe the telepromter was wrong..............
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Wow Oby won is finally doing something wright.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 8:27:23 AM

Comical.... sad... but comical.
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kiatoindos
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 8:10:48 AM

Give him a break he just reads the teleprompter.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:33:29 AM

No surprise here, the lips are quivering.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:14:32 AM

If fracking is damaging health and freshwater reserves it is only a matter of time before the truth comes out.

If its safe so be it if its not it won't be cheap energy.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:12:59 AM

now if said chris christie...

than you'd be much more accurate...


[Edited by: Joeski1 at 6/28/2013 7:14:12 AM EST]
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Not me
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He's a thug,and our rep's won't go after him.
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He lies, watch his lips
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I'm a patriot; and do NOT support this "alleged" president!
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Hypocrisy = Politics
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I don't trust him a bit.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 6:30:30 AM

What luckylindy said
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 6:21:49 AM

Good to know
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Would you expect anything else from the liar and chief.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 6:06:12 AM

Replacement of air pollution by the water pollution. Any gain?
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 5:43:58 AM

Next...
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Luckylindy
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 5:40:10 AM

They would find fault in any speach that isn't about the outright ban of fracking.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 5:37:50 AM

Fracking safety is a big issue...
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 5:21:40 AM

But of course they do.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 4:56:45 AM

Sigh...
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 4:47:17 AM

Duh, how do you think can his speech writer write a speech that will be acceptable to both environmentalist and the unions?
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 3:59:43 AM

Obama has been untrustworthy since he was a kid.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 2:17:13 AM

I'm no environmentalist, but I don't trust Obama either.
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NOTSOGRN
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:37:08 AM

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Gaia...
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:29:20 AM

Wing nuts. It's their earth-worship religion.
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