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Blindsided: Oil and Our Own Worst Enemy

dberger Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 4:26 PM
What'[s the problem with selling oil to China at the world price?
Zerubbabel Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 5:00 PM
Nothing. But that is NOT what is envisioned by those clamoring for "drill, baby drill." They believe that domestic oil will selectively benefit only the US, both in availability and price.


The West, particularly the U.S., is facing a formidable enemy in radical Islam. But sometimes, we are our own worst enemy.

It seems our leaders’ decisions, and our national will, sometimes oppose our best interests.

The most egregious case in recent days was President Obama’s hot mic incident. Last Monday, Obama was overheard asking Russian President Dmitry Medvedev for “space” on the contested issue of the missile defense. After he wins re-election, Obama implied, he would offer the Russians “more flexibility” in negotiations. Presumably, once he’s elected for the final time, he won’t be accountable to the American people and...