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Have you hugged a fracker today?
Our oil expansion keeps us
safe from Iranian meddling.

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Posted By: StormCnter, 1/14/2020 4:28:39 PM

Right now, the country with the world’s biggest oil reserves — Venezuela — is putting out a fraction of its traditional production, as a corrupt and inept socialist government has lost the ability even to keep the golden goose going. Meanwhile, Iraq is in turmoil, Iran is crazy and Saudi Arabia has been looking shaky. Despite all this, oil and gas prices are holding steady, and while what’s going on in the Middle East constitutes a diplomatic crisis, it’s nothing like the sort of earthshaking trouble it would have been a decade or two ago. You can thank the frackers for our energy independence

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dignitary Protection 1/14/2020 4:53:02 PM (No. 288582)
This is from USA Today!!! I must be dreaming!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Starboard_side 1/14/2020 4:57:16 PM (No. 288586)
This is critical, and should be part of many House and Senate campaigns illustrating how important the jobs are to their local economies, local counties and their state. How many jobs are created from it, how much tax revenues are generated from it, and how it helps reduce the need to increase individual taxes. Not just how we are energy independent, but make it personal, and how it will affect people's livelihoods, tax revenues that support schools, police and fire services. Also, show how the solar power generating plants aren't working, have closed, and how much land they need just to power small number of homes. Extrapolate that into how much land mass would be needed to effectively handle today's energy needs.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: watashiyo 1/14/2020 5:06:00 PM (No. 288593)
This article pretty much implies that Doorknob Hussein was making love with Putin. I think Doorknob was making love with Putin AND Khameini, the supreme commander of Iran. Fits the profile of a cheap two-timing slut who just can't get enough.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 1/14/2020 5:55:39 PM (No. 288646)
Once again, we must thank our lucky stars that Trump won in 2016. If Hillary had won, she would have curtailed energy drilling and pipeline construction, and we would be paying $7 to $10 a gallon at the pumps.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 1/14/2020 6:06:31 PM (No. 288658)
PDT has been playing the long game since before day one. How else can you get a hotel built in NYC?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 1/14/2020 6:22:56 PM (No. 288673)
#1 is right, this is really surprising from such a lefty outlet. But SO true and so obvious that they can't ignore it any longer.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson 1/14/2020 6:57:54 PM (No. 288694)
Please realize that fracked wells and injection wells are totally different. Fracked wells chip hard rock amd produce extremely low sulfur and mercury crude. All takes place below the water table. Injection wells inject water and detergent into porous substrate where it can get into the water table and even trigger small earthquakes.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DaddyO 1/15/2020 5:20:35 AM (No. 288888)
Glenn Harlan Reynolds is their token conservative writer to 'prove' they're not biased.. I'm sure he annoys the crap out of them. He'll probably be replaced with a David Brooks or a Kathleen Parker type.
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