Friday, July 25, 2008

Not a good week for more holes . . .

Earlier this week, the GOPer Elders agreed that regardless of any facts, the country needed more holes in order to survive . . .Wonk Room » Lifting Offshore Moratorium Is Boon To Big Oil And No One Else These Elders were answering to a higher power, Big Oil . . .

They were presented with options to more holes . . . which they promptly dismissed for aesthetic reasons . . . and besides, Big Oil would be angered if they attempted to find ways not to drill more holes . . .


Even after pleading for money and taking junkets to far away places, their soldiers were in desperate straits . . . their rising star in LA01 went North to Alaska and returned with the good news that wild animals were pleased with the prospect of drilling more holes in the tundra . . .Scalise says wildlife loves oil production He apparently based this conclusion on interviews with 3 Caribou. Scalise 7-22 Newsletter We all know he needs money, and is looking to Big Oil . . .Drilling Needed to Bring Down Gas Prices - Scalise Watch out for those independent Big oil issue ads to start coming out soon . . . it's the Elder Way.


A fellow-travelers on that trip, Michele Bachmann (MI06) was just as pleased because she saw no animals being molested by drilling holes. Michele Bachman sez no wildlife in ANWR Of course, the last time we saw her, she was drilling a hole down Dubya's throat after the SOTU . . . Michele Bachmann Says Wildlife Go "Where the Action is"

That didn't sit well with Lady Pickles. All was forgiven though, since Pickles had more pressing problems with George. Click here: George and Laura Bush to divorce after election because of Condi Rice? - Pravda.Ru Probably just more nasty gossip . . .


On another front, Elder Diaper Dave Vitter welcomed newby John Kennedy into GOPer-land, and promised to share their common values with the good folks in Louisiana . . . Daily Kingfish:: LA-Sen: Kennedy "Honored" To Campaign With Sinator Vitter And John instantly became one of the Elders with his proclamation that we needed more holes . . . Daily Kingfish:: LA-Sen: Kennedy Joins the Shilling for Big Oil

By the end of the week, what with Hurricane Dolly squashing the McCain/Jindal photo-ops, and the dumping of a few thousand barrels of oil into Big Muddy on the middle of New Orleans, it just didn't go well for the Elders and their dream of drilling more holes . . Firedoglake » Majority of Americans Not Fooled, Say More Drilling Won’t Reduce
Even one of the most revered of the Big Oil Elders, Mr. T. Boone Pickens hisself, suggested the Elders stop makin' noise about more holes. Pickens Tells Offshore Drilling Advocates: ‘You’re Going To Get A . . . What we really need here is more windmills. Air Don't burn . . . but then with T. Boone, there's gotta be an angle . . .
The Elders need to remember that KARMA never stops working.

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