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Obama Interior Secretary Threatens to Punch Out Reporter

justme16 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:49 AM
Opening it up? I just heard on the news yesterday that "the Obama administration" just put 1.3 MILLION acres of federal lands in Colorado OFF LIMITS to natural gas exploration. Exactly the opposite of what he conned those in Colorado into believing in order to get them to vote for him. Heck, he hasn't been "re-elected" even a week and he is already TIGHTENING the noose. The problem here ("Energy Costs Will Necessarily Skyrocket") is that he HAS NO ALTERNATIVE. And the so-called alternatives solar and wind are so innefficient not to mention BANKRUPT that they couldn't even come close to filling the gap even in thirty years. Welcome to third world Amerika.
DB07 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:00 AM
That can't be, justme! I heard the president SAY he was the fracking king! Or something.....

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is a bit sensitive these days about wild horses being sold to Mexican slaughter houses. The exchange happened on Election Day in Colorado.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar threatened to punch a reporter with the Colorado Springs Gazette after the reporter asked him about the Bureau of Land Management's wild horses program at an Election Day get-out-the-vote event.

Reporter Dave Philipps conducted a two-minute interview with Salazar, a Democrat, at the event at an Obama campaign office in Fountain on Election Day.

The interview — recorded by Philipps...