Archive for February 16th, 2010

Report Estimates Drilling Will Save the U.S. Trillions

By Jerry A. Kane

A new study released on Monday estimates the U.S. government ban on drilling will cost Americans $2.4 trillion over the next twenty years. According to the report prepared for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, if lawmakers don’t lift the current ban on oil and natural gas drilling in restricted lands and offshore areas, prices for petroleum products and natural gas will increase by $1.6 trillion.

We encourage lawmakers to heed the results of this study and take a closer look at the energy-rich areas in our country that are currently off limits,” American Gas Association President David Parker said.

The report projects the U.S. will pay OPEC $607 billion for additional oil. The study also increased estimates of available U.S. oil by 43 billion barrels and natural gas by 286 trillion cubic feet.

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Small Businesses Are Failing, Impeach Obama!

By Jerry A. Kane

A Wisconsin billboard is calling for the impeachment of Brother O. The controversial sign that was put up on Thursday along Highway 41 near the Oshkosh Correctional Institute has become quite popular with motorists who stop to take pictures.

Wisconsin attorney, Tom Wroblewski, placed the six-month ad because he says Obama’s policies are causing small businesses to fail.

Although the sign continues to attract attention and has generated an Internet buzz, it’s too early to tell whether its effect will serve any real purpose. 

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