Tuesday, February 2, 2010

How They Do Lie

GXYBAU4G29S5We knew it all along: Shale boom leaves industry considering US gas exports | FT Energy ...
Energy independence is the "national need" footing of the bullshit pulpit from which the industry has been preaching the virtues of gas drilling.  So much for that pledge.  The very least we should have been able to expect was that our plundered harvest would be reserved for use here at home.

The other pulpit props, the promises of community prosperity and good jobs, are proving just as unsturdy.  The landowners  and businesses that stand to benefit are few. And here's how the industry treats the people who work for it: Disposable Workers of the Oil and Gas Fields — High Country News.

'Nuf said.

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