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  • Frack the Troops. Cluster-Frack in Delaware. 3 comments
    Nov 18, 2011 11:37 AM

    Governor Marketll Stops Fracking. Visits Troops.
    by Bill Gunderson

    Let’s travel to Delaware to find the greatest energy irony on the planet.  You won’f find Governor Markell there -- he’s off visiting the Delaware National Guard unit in Afghanistan.


    While he was there, he wrote a letter opposing efforts to drill for natural gas in the Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York area.


    Markell is part of a multi-state regulatory group that oversees this kind of thing.


    But the energy independence, jobs, property rights, and greater tax revenues did mean a thing because the governor did not have that environmental swing.


    Markell and his enviro buddies don’t like drilling for natural gas or oil or mining for coal or nuclear or wind or pretty anything besides making fat cats run on treadmills to create energy.


    You do not have to be a member of Governor Markell’s Democratic party to recognize this geo-political reality: If we had done a better job of developing our own energy resources, we would not be in Afghanistan or Iraq.


    People in Delaware are laying their lives on the line for our vital national security. And the governor is giving aid and comfort to those who would stop energy production.

    Anyone who does not see the connection between developing our energy supplies here and getting our troops our of harms way is just being willfully ignorant.


    I would love to hear you explain that one to the troops, Governor.





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  • Al in Oregon
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    Cogent comment, Bill.
    18 Nov 2011, 12:53 PM Reply Like
  • shrivman
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    "geo-political reality: If we had done a better job of developing our own energy resources, we would not be in Afghanistan or Iraq."


    I like your picks...but I like the fact that you say that the real reason we went into Iraq was the oil. That is what you're saying here, right?
    Of course that wasn't what Bush said - it was to stop the nuclear/WMD threat that he posed. Is he still looking for those..just wondering. And as a bonus for killing Sadam, we got all that Iraqi oil real cheap, too!
    Afghanistan - not so much oil there, is there?
    We went there to kill the Taliban because they supported Al Qaeda after those Saudi's [ who we buy LOADS of oil from] ran our jets into the towers.
    I think you're confusing why we went to Iraq and Afghanastan with an energy policy...which pretty much runs on money...from lobbyists...who get tax breaks for oil companies..cause God knows they need them....not us.
    But you are a good stock picker I give you that!
    13 Mar 2012, 10:17 PM Reply Like
  • martinh1
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    Completely agree Bill.
    17 Oct 2013, 11:55 PM Reply Like
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