I am happy to write a blog post in FAVOR of something Pres. Obama is doing. I don’t think this has happened since Obama kept most of the provisions of the Patriot Act including warrantless wiretapping and rendition, AND when he kept most of Pres. Bush’s National Security team.
Pres. Obama will announce this week the lifting a 20-year ban on drilling off the Virginia coastline. It will open large sections of the eastern Gulf of Mexico and an area off the Virginia coast for oil and natural gas drilling. It will also open up large portions of the Artic Ocean to drilling. Some 130 million acres.
He campaigned against this, but this is one campaign promise I am glad he is breaking.
Foreign The Secret Tapes — Inside Saddam’s Palace Intelligence Summit To Air ‘Saddam’s WMD Tapes’ Iraqi Bomb Kills Four Children
From RWN over the last week or so: – I Come To Bury Terri Schiavo, Not To Praise Her —
It’s hard to know how much credence to give to this story, but if it’s true, it’s really good news: