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Obama's Early Achievements Energy and Oil

Obama Administration’s Achievements (Thus Far) » Obama's Achievements Center:


Introduced Oil Spill Recovery Bill to remove oil company liability cap.
Created offshore drilling safety review board.
Created new drilling agency with investigative arm.
Ended previous practice of having White House aides rewrite scientific and environmental rules, regulations and reports.


Ordered $20 billion escrow fund by BP to reimburse lost incomes in Gulf.
Ordered $100 million to compensate those hurt by drilling moratorium.


Dismantled the Minerals Management Service, cutting ties between industry and government.
Mandated new safety rules for offshore drilling.
Opened civil and criminal investigations into Gulf oil spill.
(Congress) Launched investigation into gas drilling practices.
Established the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.
Amended Oil Pollution Act of 1990 authorizing advances from Oil Spill Liab…

How can Romney be gaining How can this election be close I can only answer by saying ...

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How can Romney be gaining How can this election be close I can only answer by saying Americans don't know what I know Americans don't believe what I believe American's don't feel what I feel I know ten things I could reel off the top of my head why Romney poses a risk to our country and why Obama  has the better chance to guide things securely over the next four years I believe many things and none of them adds up to a belief  that Romney would be anything but a disaster  to us all And I feel a blank sense of  having said everything and  been right but cannot answer the question posed above  and so the feeling is a sinking one Either I am tired or I am losing faith You see I trust the American People I trust that they will choose in their own clear interest  a candidate who will do his best for them rather than one who will game us through four or eight years of the sort of hell Bush put us through Romney is already a bad dream threa…

The Tao of John 3

The first way an unending sign The second incomplete design The third way changes everything Reality can now take wing + The overcoming of limitations the challenge of the binary age is achieved within the obvious conditions of fallibility resolved by moving to the mode of thought we might call triadicity + Other books in this series includeThe New Tao Te Ching andThe Tao of Mark These and other Kindle books  can be accessed at the link belowStephen's Remarkable Kindle Store