Would Drilling for Oil in the U.S. Lower Gas Prices?
Talk about pain at the pump! Gas hitting a new record high almost every day this week. The national average now north of $3.60 a gallon with no relief in sight! Enough to get truckers storming Capitol Hill to protest the record prices. And Congress, well, doing nothing except standing in the way of drilling for more oil right here in the U.S. Would drilling for oil in the United States lower gas prices? John “Bradshaw” Layfied: You bet! The tree-hugging liberals infuriate me. We have communist rigs drilling off of Key West, and we can’t do that. You are telling me they are more environmentally friendly than Exxon Mobil. We could drill for shale oil. Refineries are being built in Mexico and Canada. We are being your hurt by these policies. Pat Dorsey: I think it doesn’t do a thing to do solve the problem. We are addicted to oil. By drilling in the U.S. for more, would be like offering a cigarette to a nicotine attack. The money will be better spent elsewhere. Tobin Smith: We have to tak