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WASHINGTON (AP) — The last House vote before a vacation usually sparks a stampede toward the doors and waiting planes. Not so Friday, when Republicans occupied the House floor for a rare, and at times bizarre, protest against Democratic energy policies.

The microphones were off, the House had stopped TV feeds to C-Span and the lights dimmed after the pre-noon vote to adjourn for the August recess. That didn't deter Republicans, who one after another rose to demand that Congress stay in session until it does something about high gas prices.

Unlike a normal session where the rules of decorum are strictly enforced, GOP lawmakers and their aides who filled the chamber clapped, chanted, gave standing ovations and booed the Democrats.

"Madame Speaker, where art thou?" shouted out Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, in a glancing rhetorical shot at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. "Where oh where has Congress gone?"

It was a rare treat for tourists. Republicans invited many, in their shorts and sandals, into the chamber, usually strictly off-limits, to better hear the revivalist-like speeches.

Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., one of the organizers of the protest, said up to 40 of his fellow Republicans were prepared to keep the talk-in going. "I am prepared to stay here as long as we can," he said.

Republicans are angry that Democrats blocked them from a vote on allowing more off-shore oil drilling and increasing domestic oil supplies.

Democrats have faulted Republicans for obstructing their efforts to stop market speculation, press oil companies to develop the leases they have and force the president to release oil from the strategic petroleum reserve. The result is that Congress is leaving town without a comprehensive energy bill.
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So let me get this straight...

The Repubs want to do something about the gas prices...

And the Dems went on vacation...and still blame high gas prices on the Repubs?

Fucking genius of them! Douchebags...

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Wow!

Are you on another planet? You think republicans are looking out for the working man?? OMFG!

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Are you on another planet? You think republicans are looking out for the working man?? OMFG!
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I'd laugh my ass off if President Bush ordered them back to congress. I'm sure that would put a kink in Pelosi's summer vacation.

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trying to save McCain's chances of getting elected.

And who is it that needs to do this drilling? Exxon Mobil? The company that just set an all-time record for an american company?? And we are supposed to believe that if they don't, we won't have enough oil?? Or they won't be able to post a new record profit next year?

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And who is it that needs to do this drilling? Exxon Mobil? The company that just set an all-time record for an american company?? And we are supposed to believe that if they don't, we won't have enough oil?? Or they won't be able to post a new record profit next year?
Obama won't make the trip. He's being more exposed every passing day. With comments like "air your tires up to conserve fuel", he's not long for this campaign. He's thrown down the race card now, and along with the denial of drilling off-shore, it will be his undoing

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And who is it that needs to do this drilling? Exxon Mobil? The company that just set an all-time record for an american company?? And we are supposed to believe that if they don't, we won't have enough oil?? Or they won't be able to post a new record profit next year?
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Obama won't make the trip. He's being more exposed every passing day. With comments like "air your tires up to conserve fuel", he's not long for this campaign. He's thrown down the race card now, and along with the denial of drilling off-shore, it will be his undoing

I've noticed the same thing. Just the other day he made a comment that he doesn't look like only of the previous Presidents. His Campaign was quick to claim that wasn't a racially charged comment and had nothing to do with his skin color.

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It's "OK". He's about to get spanked.
maybe he can understand this...

If you have two apples to sell to your little friends for $1 each and you can make 10% profit...how much can you make selling your two apples?

Now, if you have 2 apples and they sell for $5 each, and you still make 10% profit...how much money can you make selling your two apples?

That is how this whole Exxon Mobile profit chain is working.... I learned it thanks to Bcoop

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And who is it that needs to do this drilling? Exxon Mobil? The company that just set an all-time record for an american company?? And we are supposed to believe that if they don't, we won't have enough oil?? Or they won't be able to post a new record profit next year?
Exxon also doubled their spending as well. I'm not defending them though. Oil companies are the debil.


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Obama won't make the trip. He's being more exposed every passing day. With comments like "air your tires up to conserve fuel", he's not long for this campaign. He's thrown down the race card now, and along with the denial of drilling off-shore, it will be his undoing
I doubt that. The race issue will be overlooked since it was thrown out there during the pastor issue. I doubt McCain's people saying that Obama is throwing the race card will hold, as well as McCain saying that Obama is like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. Obama has an ad calling McCain old. HAHA. They both seem to have nothing better to do than to point fingers at each other over dumb shit right now.
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Obama won't make the trip. He's being more exposed every passing day. With comments like "air your tires up to conserve fuel", he's not long for this campaign. He's thrown down the race card now, and along with the denial of drilling off-shore, it will be his undoing
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maybe he can understand this...

If you have two apples to sell to your little friends for $1 each and you can make 10% profit...how much can you make selling your two apples?

Now, if you have 2 apples and they sell for $5 each, and you still make 10% profit...how much money can you make selling your two apples?

That is how this whole Exxon Mobile profit chain is working.... I learned it thanks to Bcoop
It's funny how they blame Exxon for making their money on expensive oil, but won't let us drill more to drop the price of oil? It's pretty much supply/demand economics. Will it happen next month? Nope. But in a year or two, it will start affecting the world supply.
I stand by my point that just implying to OPEC that we WILL be drilling, is enough to move the price of oil 20-25%. Exxon makes a shit-ton of money with oil at $30 a barrel, too.

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Exxon also doubled their spending as well. I'm not defending them though. Oil companies are the debil.




I doubt that. The race issue will be overlooked since it was thrown out there during the pastor issue. I doubt McCain's people saying that Obama is throwing the race card will hold, as well as McCain saying that Obama is like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. Obama has an ad calling McCain old. HAHA. They both seem to have nothing better to do than to point fingers at each other over dumb shit right now.
Do you think his "energy policy" will hold up with the American people? Do you know that as of yesterday, the majority of Californians AND Floridians (by a vast majority), are wanting off-shore drilling?

The racism issue will not go away. It hasn't for 250 years, why would it now?

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Do you not understand how the legislative branch works? There are two houses, the senate and the house of representatives. There are 100 senators that serve 6 year terms and 435 representatives that serve 2 year terms. The houses both have equal power but obviously individually the senators are more influential.

Obama, Hillary, McCain and even John Kerry are senators. They have nothing to do with the house of representatives unless there is pending legislation and they feel like over ruling them.

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Do you not understand how the legislative branch works? There are two houses, the senate and the house of representatives. There are 100 senators that serve 6 year terms and 435 representatives that serve 2 year terms. The houses both have equal power but obviously individually the senators are more influential.

Obama, Hillary, McCain and even John Kerry are senators. They have nothing to do with the house of representatives unless there is pending legislation and they feel like over ruling them.
Obama does not want to drill. It's his POLICY. Do you understand his POLICY?

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Do you think his "energy policy" will hold up with the American people? Do you know that as of yesterday, the majority of Californians AND Floridians (by a vast majority), are wanting off-shore drilling?
As I said in the other thread the dem's obstructionism on oil drilling may be their undoing come election time, especially if gas remains close to $4/gallon. It gives the republicans a lot to point at on a very popular topic.
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Good for the Republicans ......... its about time they did something about this shit !!!
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My goodness that's a lot of showboating. Now, other than a message to OPEC that "we can get our own thank yuuu" (which is good), what exactly are offshore leases going to do for us that millions of acres in already held but undeveloped domestic leases can't do? In fact, if there's not really a shortage of oil why would producing more effect the price? It makes for good campaign shit slinging but I can't buy the fact that the dems are actually why we mourn at the pump.

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My goodness that's a lot of showboating. Now, other than a message to OPEC that "we can get our own thank yuuu" (which is good), what exactly are offshore leases going to do for us that millions of acres in already held but undeveloped domestic leases can't do? In fact, if there's not really a shortage of oil why would producing more effect the price? It makes for good campaign shit slinging but I can't buy the fact that the dems are actually why we mourn at the pump.
A lot of those "millions of acres", simply don't have oil. With 92 billion barrels confirmed in ANWR, I can see the difference.
By the way, I don't just blame the Dems for high gas/oil, but I DO blame the leadership for blocking the chance to even vote on it! Do you not see that? Nancy Pelosi on her own, has blocked the chance for her own party to vote, too. Many moderate Dems would vote for off-shore drilling. Even in California (Pelosi's state) the majority of people want to drill.

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Once again, it's all for political gain. The congressmen (reps and dems) couldn't care less about the people and the oil prices except how it will help them.
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Once again, it's all for political gain. The congressmen (reps and dems) couldn't care less about the people and the oil prices except how it will help them.
The end justifies the means. I couldn't give a fat-rats-ass WHY they do it, just do it!

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The end justifies the means. I couldn't give a fat-rats-ass WHY they do it, just do it!
As long as you keep that in mind before you crow about how great the reps are.
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As long as you keep that in mind before you crow about how great the reps are.
If they get past Pelosi, they deserve credit. The Dems are actually in a no-win situation. If Pelosi relents, she'll look like a bitch because she held it up. If she doesn't, she will still look like a bitch, and be voted out for allowing us to pay $4 a gallon for gas.

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If they get past Pelosi, they deserve credit. The Dems are actually in a no-win situation. If Pelosi relents, she'll look like a bitch because she held it up. If she doesn't, she will still look like a bitch, and be voted out for allowing us to pay $4 a gallon for gas.
Which shows good political tactics by the reps.
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A lot of those "millions of acres", simply don't have oil. With 92 billion barrels confirmed in ANWR, I can see the difference.
By the way, I don't just blame the Dems for high gas/oil, but I DO blame the leadership for blocking the chance to even vote on it! Do you not see that? Nancy Pelosi on her own, has blocked the chance for her own party to vote, too. Many moderate Dems would vote for off-shore drilling. Even in California (Pelosi's state) the majority of people want to drill.
I agree. I wish the parties would/could stop with all the piss fighting and consider something besides themselves for a dare I say, change. And that would also require that at some point during their careers they would have to take a break from campaigning and posturing and actually take care of some governing for the good of the damned country.

I'm also all for knocking a few moose in the ANWR in the head too. I just want to know how it's actually going to benefit ME and not some nipanese fucker.

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Once again, it's all for political gain. The congressmen (reps and dems) couldn't care less about the people and the oil prices except how it will help them.
You are probably right.... I've been reading the comments here for about the last 45 minutes. It sure does seem that the "revolt" has resonated with a lot of taxpayers. This could really turn out to be a problem for the dems (and especially pelosi/reid). It is great theater regardless.

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Obama does not want to drill. It's his POLICY. Do you understand his POLICY?
I assumed you meant that Obama wouldn't make the trip if Bush forced the house back into session, which of course he wouldn't being a senator and all.

It doesn't matter what Obama wants anyways since I don't see how he could possibly beat McCain. Once he has to debate his policy of "change" without any clue of how he plans to bring it about he'll be slaughtered by the well seasoned senator from Arizona. Listen to the soundclips when Obama is taken by suprise, he stutters worse than a drunken Irish whore on St. Paddy's day.

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Nancy Pelosi has gone insane. That's really all there is to it. Now we can all understand the 9% congressional approval rating without any remaining ambiguity. Turn off the lights to subvert a vote to help make us more energy independent and defray the rising cost of energy.

I also read where Obama is gaining momentum from his trip abroad and is receiving international support.

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Nancy Pelosi has gone insane. That's really all there is to it. Now we can all understand the 9% congressional approval rating without any remaining ambiguity. Turn off the lights to subvert a vote to help make us more energy independent and defray the rising cost of energy.

I also read where Obama is gaining momentum from his trip abroad and is receiving international support.

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Looks like ole Barry is about to change his position once again. I wonder what the die hard liberal enviromental freaks are going to say. Of course McCain really can't hold Barry to the fire on this one because awhile back McCain himself was against offshore drilling.

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Drilling??

All this drilling talk is great, but, Where are we going to get the riggs??? Ragen,Bush, and Haliburton sold off all the riggs to the Arabs. Thats the reason we ain't been drilling on the "allready owned" land. This crap of more drilling, is just another ay for Haliburton(remember the no bid contracts) to get more hooks into your ass.All the people involved(EXPERTS??), have said that more drilling will help, in about 15/20 years from now. We would be better off to kick all the polititions out, and start over (like King George W. wanted to do.)We'll probably get that chance when Prince John (McCain) is anointed with Bush money and is placed in the "throan room" in Washinkton.
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All this drilling talk is great, but, Where are we going to get the riggs??? Ragen,Bush, and Haliburton sold off all the riggs to the Arabs. Thats the reason we ain't been drilling on the "allready owned" land. This crap of more drilling, is just another ay for Haliburton(remember the no bid contracts) to get more hooks into your ass.All the people involved(EXPERTS??), have said that more drilling will help, in about 15/20 years from now. We would be better off to kick all the polititions out, and start over (like King George W. wanted to do.)We'll probably get that chance when Prince John (McCain) is anointed with Bush money and is placed in the "throan room" in Washinkton.
The mere fact that congress would approve offshore drilling will in and of itself immediately drop oil prices.

I suspect that if the demand is there someone over here will begin to build rigs here again. Yet another positiive here, more jobs for americans, probably in places that have been hard hit by offshoring.

You know, even in 15/20 years there will still be a demand for gas & oil. Had clinton not banned drilling in ANWR 10 years ago that oil would now be coming online. Should you go to college? After all, there is no payback for at least 4-8 years, right? Many are saying that the "no oil in" 10-15-20 years is a crap number pushed out by the dems to support their position.
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All this drilling talk is great, but, Where are we going to get the riggs??? Ragen,Bush, and Haliburton sold off all the riggs to the Arabs. Thats the reason we ain't been drilling on the "allready owned" land. This crap of more drilling, is just another ay for Haliburton(remember the no bid contracts) to get more hooks into your ass.All the people involved(EXPERTS??), have said that more drilling will help, in about 15/20 years from now. We would be better off to kick all the polititions out, and start over (like King George W. wanted to do.)We'll probably get that chance when Prince John (McCain) is anointed with Bush money and is placed in the "throan room" in Washinkton.
You're such an easy target, I can't resist. "Already-owned" land, doesn't necessarily have oil on it. Do you think ALL land has oil on it? Shallow offshore rigs can produce within a year, some even quicker. ANWR maybe 5-6 years. Deeper offshore production may take 4-5 years. Why does it hurt to drill? More jobs for folks, more oil for us and the world. Are you enjoying that $3.75 a gallon gas? Learn more about the topic,work on your spelling, punctuation, and vernacular, and maybe you'll be taken a little more seriously.

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Pelosi has made attempts to block herself off from this deal; if you call her office about this issue they will immediately throw you into voice mail, and her blog has been closed for comments. However, you can still e-mail her

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I just sent one asking about the “most open and ethical House ever” comments made earlier by her, in light of the recent actions she has taken, such as turning out the lights and sound system, stalling votes on this issue, adjourning congress for a 5 week vacation when a lot of people cannot afford a vacation due to gas prices, throwing callers to her office into voice mail, etc.
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Pelosi has made attempts to block herself off from this deal; if you call her office about this issue they will immediately throw you into voice mail, and her blog has been closed for comments. However, you can still e-mail her

http://speaker.gov//contact/

I just sent one asking about the “most open and ethical House ever” comments made earlier by her, in light of the recent actions she has taken, such as turning out the lights and sound system, stalling votes on this issue, adjourning congress for a 5 week vacation when a lot of people cannot afford a vacation due to gas prices, throwing callers to her office into voice mail, etc.
Mike, she's a lying cunt. Her own party wants an up/down vote on offshore drilling, and she's even denying them. Stick a dick on her, and she's an ugly version of Al Gore. The majority of Californians (her state) now want offshore drilling. 2/3rds of Floridians now want to drill. 70% of polled Americans want to drill. She has taken it upon herself to trample on OUR RIGHTS AS AMERICANS. She denied a VOTE! Talk about Fascism at it's best...

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Mike, she's a lying cunt. Her own party wants an up/down vote on offshore drilling, and she's even denying them. Stick a dick on her, and she's an ugly version of Al Gore. The majority of Californians (her state) now want offshore drilling. 2/3rds of Floridians now want to drill. 70% of polled Americans want to drill. She has taken it upon herself to trample on OUR RIGHTS AS AMERICANS. She denied a VOTE! Talk about Fascism at it's best...
I agree, she is using her position as speaker as a bully pulpit to promote her own world view. Still, it was satisfying to send my thoughts in, whether they'll be read or not is anyone's guess.

I hope that the people that voted in these clowns now understand what a dem congress will really do for them (nothing!), and we'll get some fresh faces in on the next go-round.
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I agree, she is using her position as speaker as a bully pulpit to promote her own world view. Still, it was satisfying to send my thoughts in, whether they'll be read or not is anyone's guess.

I hope that the people that voted in these clowns now understand what a dem congress will really do for them (nothing!), and we'll get some fresh faces in on the next go-round.
Add Obama to that mess, and it will be catastrophic.

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Add Obama to that mess, and it will be catastrophic.
The "Flip Flopper" Obama, just flipped on his position of off shore drilling. Now he supports it. Guess his poll numbers were going down.

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The "Flip Flopper" Obama, just flipped on his position of off shore drilling. Now he supports it. Guess his poll numbers were going down.
You're shitting me, right? What a weak faggot he is.

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http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...-oil-drilling/

ORLANDO, Florida (CNN) – Barack Obama said Friday that he would be willing to compromise on his position against offshore oil drilling if it were part of a more overarching strategy to lower energy costs.

“My interest is in making sure we've got the kind of comprehensive energy policy that can bring down gas prices," Obama told The Palm Beach Post early into a two-day swing through Florida.

"If, in order to get that passed, we have to compromise in terms of a careful, well thought-out drilling strategy that was carefully circumscribed to avoid significant environmental damage - I don't want to be so rigid that we can't get something done," Obama said.

The senator from Illinois has railed against offshore drilling since John McCain in June proposed striking down the federal moratorium banning offshore oil and gas drilling to help alleviate high gas prices.

“When I’m president, I intend to keep in place the moratorium here in Florida and around the country that prevents oil companies from drilling off Florida’s coasts,” Obama told reporters in Jacksonville in late June. “That’s how we can protect our coastline and still make the investments that will reduce our dependence on foreign oil and bring down gas prices for good.”

Even as recently as Thursday, Obama refused to cede any ground, calling McCain’s proposal “a strategy designed to get politicians through an election.”

“It's not going to provide short-term relief or medium-term relief or in fact long-term relief. It won't drop prices in this administration or in the next administration or in the administration after that,” Obama said while campaigning in Iowa.

But Friday Obama admitted that something is better than nothing and praised a bipartisan energy plan from the Senate that combines alternative energy innovation, financial, nuclear energy and drilling proposals. He noted he is still skeptical about drilling’s potential to lower gas prices or reduce dependence on foreign oil.

“The Republicans and the oil companies have been really beating the drums on drilling," Obama said in the interview with the Florida paper, "and so we don't want gridlock. We want to get something done.”

The McCain camp was quick to applaud Obama’s softening on the issue.

“It’s clear that members of both parties are following John McCain's leadership toward an ‘all of the above’ approach on energy that includes nuclear, alternative energy, and offshore drilling,” said a McCain spokesman. “We hope Barack Obama will realize that his ongoing opposition to John McCain’s realistic energy solutions and additional offshore drilling is wrong.”

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That "moritorium" on drilling off the Florida coast, will go over like a turd in a punch bowl, considering that 70% of Floridians are wanting folks to drill...

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“When I’m president, I intend to keep in place the moratorium here in Florida and around the country that prevents oil companies from drilling off Florida’s coasts,” Obama told reporters in Jacksonville in late June. “That’s how we can protect our coastline and still make the investments that will reduce our dependence on foreign oil and bring down gas prices for good.”

Even as recently as Thursday, Obama refused to cede any ground, calling McCain’s proposal “a strategy designed to get politicians through an election.”

“It's not going to provide short-term relief or medium-term relief or in fact long-term relief. It won't drop prices in this administration or in the next administration or in the administration after that,” Obama said while campaigning in Iowa.
So obama supports drilling, as long as there is no drilling?

What a political dumbass. I hope that the obama supporters see him for the shill that he is, and if you are really ready to pay $7-8 for a gallon of gas then vote your boy in. He does not care about joe average, and the struggles we deal with. "Inflate your tires".... right.....
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I hope those dickheads take their full 5-weeks because the people will see who really cares (or at least pretends to care) about them and vote Republicans back into office.

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