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By R.L. Miller:
Drill, Baby, Drill
Last week, the Obama administration and the Republican-dominated House Natural Resources Committee took diametrically opposed steps regarding development of oil shale across the West. Not surprisingly, House Republicans are attaching the by-now-meaningless labels “job creator” to its bill, and “job killing,” to the Department of Interior’s action. Also not surprisingly, House Republicans’ views are not tethered to reality.
Below the fold: a post mostly about the false promise of an arcane fossil fuel. But it’s also about the curious silence of environmentalists and the progressive blogosphere when the Obama administration does the right thing.