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Bush Offshore Drilling

Does Anyone Remember the Oil Spill in Santa Barbara?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph A. Palermo

There is an insidious nature to the rightwingers' propaganda about offshore oil drilling because they frame the issue in terms that seem commonsensical: "Drill more oil here at home and gas prices will go down."

Bush On The Environment: Top 5 Stupidest Things Said Yesterday

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Olivia Zaleski

Although it's great to see Bush take on our nations concerns, I must call out five dumb things he said Tuesday. Most notably, "The president doesn't have a magic wand. You can't just say: 'Low gas!'"

How Not to Lower Gas Prices

Rep. Lois Capps | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Lois Capps

80% of the oil and gas resources off our coasts are already available for leasing and drilling. Listening to Bush, McCain and others, you'd think we've been locking up all our resources -- the opposite is true.

Offshore Drilling Would Have To Wait For Ships To Be Built

New York Times | Jad Mouawad and Martin Fackler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As President Bush calls for repealing a ban on drilling off most of the coast of the United States, a shortage of ships used for deep-water offshore d...

McCain's "Incoherent" Environmentalism

Lester Feder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lester Feder

This week, McCain infuriated environmental groups by reversing his opposition to off-shore oil drilling and tying himself to President Bush, who called on Congress to lift the drilling ban.