posted on May, 3 2010 @ 01:01 PM
As an oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico grows larger by the hour, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin continues to stick to "drill, baby, drill."
In a 30-minute speech to a Republican crowd in Kansas City Saturday, the onetime Republican vice presidential nominee dubbed the gulf spill "very
tragic" but added: “I want our country to be able to trust the oil industry.”
Writing in the Kansas City Star, reporter Steve Kraske summed up her remarks as, "She said the U.S. must wean itself from foreign oil in order to be
“We’ve got to tap domestically because energy security will be the key to our prosperity,” Palin remarked.
There were lots of “we gottas,” religious references, praise for the troops and even a trademark Palin growl or two as she outlined a
conservative vision for the country that adheres, in her view, far more closely to the Constitution.
“We believe that God shed his grace on thee,” she said. “We still believe that America is exceptional.”
In response to a question from local radio talk show host Chris Stigall about her political plans, Palin punted. Although she has hinted in recent
months that she is considering a 2012 run for the White House, Palin on Saturday joked that she might run next for a PTA position when her son, Trig,
She really has no clue about much of anything does she? And the sad thing is, more and more people seem to be buying into her inherent cluelessness
If this wasn't an inside job..the oil spill I mean, it wasn't supposed to happen.
But it did. And now we need to find out how it happened and what to do to prevent it from happening again before just randomly drilling more holes
into the earth.
The problem isn't the US's dependency on foreign oil.The problem is the US's dependency on oil in general....
Edit to insert link I forgot again....
[edit on 3-5-2010 by webpirate]