Wyoming gubernatorial candidates praise the energy industry

Role of past Wyoming politicians in corrupting MMS doesn’t phase them-

And it’s bow down before Wyoming’s true rulers. Praise in the Casper Star Tribune. By Dustin Bleizeffer.  They would never hurt Wyoming like they did the Gulf of Mexico.

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Oil companies have spent little on oil spill cleanup technology. Yahoo News. By Phuong Le and John Flesher. Associated Press Writers

Do they mean to say that all those pretty ads in TV about clean, safe oil production were not true?  I’m so shocked. Oh, and Congress did even less.

Gas Price Reduction Act of 2008 hits Congress

Politicians puffed up today in Washington over gas prices, each side with their own canned hyperbole-laden talking points at the ready. My pick of the day is House chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Rep. David Obey’s statements :

An Inexhaustible Energy Source: Heated Words. But Can It Be Tapped? NYTimes

“This is a con job,” he said. “It’s a diversion. These guys ought to be given a Mandrake the Magician permanent title, for pretending that this has anything to do with solving gas prices today.”

Explaining his decision to call off the hearing, he said: “We can spend our time on real things or we can spend it in a playpen with Jerry Lewis. The latter does not interest me.”

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