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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, September 19, 2008

GOP Senators Vow to Fight House Democrats’ New Ban on Offshore Drilling

(CNSNews.com) – The battle over allowing offshore drilling on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf has now shifted to the U.S. Senate. Senators Chuck Schumer-(D-N.Y.) and Pattie Murray (D-Wash.) told CNSNews.com on Thursday that they have not yet decided whether oil drilling ought to be allowed within 50 miles of U.S. shores. Conservative Senate Republicans, however, told CNSNews.com that if the energy package that passed the House on Tuesday, which would permanently ban all oil drilling within 50 miles of the U.S. coast, comes to the Senate floor, they will do everything they can to block its passage. Keep reading.


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