‘Thousands of Louisianans are
going to be out of work because the
president wanted a get-tough headline’
Washington Examiner, by David Freddoso
Posted: 6/10/2010 10:30:38 AM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar lied in order to give political cover for Obama administration’s arbitrary six-month moratorium on deep-water oil drilling. The Wall Street Journal breaks the news on its editorial page: In the wake of the oil spill, President Obama asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to produce a report on new drilling safety recommendations. Then on May 27 Mr. Obama announced a six-month deep water drilling ban, justifying it on the basis of Mr. Salazar’s report, a top recommendation of which was the moratorium. To lend an air of technical authority, the report noted:
Reply 1 - Posted: 6/10/2010 10:40:19 AM
And if BP is forced into bankruptcy because Obama wants to make them responsible for unlimited damage claims plus the salaries of any laid-off oil workers (as a result of Obama's deep-drilling moratorium), how fast will BP be able to pay any claims at all? Some little marina owner and a Cajun fishing boat owner will sacrifice so Obama can stroke his ego.