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HELL NO!1001:46, 9 May 2010
Too short of a step but in the right direction...103:39, 2 April 2010

DO I agree? HELL no dat Plan is whack, brotha. You drillins fo' oil off the 'tlantic coast, you gonna see lotsa DEAD Fish and seals and shit, DEAD, y'know what i mean. Dis ain't no President O'BAMA, Dis more like President O' BUSHa.

64.222.101.251 (talk)23:21, 1 April 2010

Off shore mining:

                 good for America 
                 
                 bad for wild life. 
                                   Choose life.
72.91.223.17 (talk)00:30, 2 April 2010

Agreed! Choose life!

75.37.39.147 (talk)09:31, 1 May 2010
 

Talk about a golden mean fallacy. The Democrats don't want any drilling, the Republicans want to be able to drill anywhere - hey, let's compromise and only let people drill in some places! Now no one's happy.

Aaron Rotenberg (talk)01:02, 2 April 2010
 

You have no clue what you are talking about.--KDP3 (talk) 02:15, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

KDP3 (talk)02:15, 2 April 2010

Obama has clearly lost his scruples. Actually I think they've been surgically excised by ExxonMobil and Goldman Sachs. That's right, Our president has been escrupulated by the corporate powers that be.

71.161.202.164 (talk)03:33, 2 April 2010

They've certainly got him by the balls. So much for "Hope" and "Change"......

There is only one party in the United States, the Property Party...and it has two right wings: Republican and Democrat. Republicans are a bit stupider, more rigid, more doctrinaire in their laissez-faire capitalism than the Democrats, who are cuter, prettier, a bit more corrupt—until recently... and more willing than the Republicans to make small adjustments when the poor, the black, the anti-imperialists get out of hand. But, essentially, there is no difference between the two parties.

-Gore Vidal

71.161.202.164 (talk)03:46, 2 April 2010

You know that Democracy has been lost when Politicians so flagrantly and unapologetically break their campaign promises.

HaroldWilson'sWar (talk)03:56, 2 April 2010

I'm pretty sure Obama supported offshore drilling in one of the debates.

206.74.5.136 (talk)05:56, 2 April 2010
 
 
 
 

Y'all see! What da funk did I tell you brothas. DEAD fish and DEAD seals and DEAD turtles and shit. Washin' up all ovuh the sho. Spillin's dat oil inda gulf o'Mexico, you do it again and you gonna see DA SAME SHIT!! ALL OVUH AGAIN!!

64.222.110.145 (talk)01:46, 9 May 2010
 

Too short of a step but in the right direction...

This step in the right direction is unnecessarily short. Obama could have easily lifted the ban altogether but instead chose to slightly lessen the ban, thereby allowing only an insufficient amount of drilling when a sufficient amount is not out of reach.

Wikitiki89 (talk)03:25, 2 April 2010

I'm guessing that's supposed to be a facetious take on kooky right-wing apologia?

71.161.202.164 (talk)03:39, 2 April 2010