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12 Nov 2012 03:20 PM   |   8368 clicks   |   CNN
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The Stealth Hippopotamus    [TotalFark]  
Obama's plan to destroy the oil industry has resulted in the US becoming the world's largest oil producing nation by 2020. Can't he do anything right?

ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?


You know it's bad when I notice it.

12 Nov 2012 11:30 AM
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kronicfeld    [TotalFark]  

The Stealth Hippopotamus: ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?



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It's the future conditional pluperfect subjunctive.

12 Nov 2012 11:37 AM
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Lando Lincoln    [TotalFark]  
By ramping up production of shale oil?

Yeah, that's just what we farking need.

Humanity is so goddamn dumb.

12 Nov 2012 11:41 AM
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Sybarite    [TotalFark]  

The Stealth Hippopotamus: Obama's plan to destroy the oil industry has resulted in the US becoming the world's largest oil producing nation by 2020. Can't he do anything right?

ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?


You know it's bad when I notice it.



Wioll haven be?

12 Nov 2012 11:43 AM
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serial_crusher    [TotalFark]  
Can those time travelers from 2020 give me some stock tips as well?

12 Nov 2012 11:50 AM
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Mugato    [TotalFark]  

kronicfeld: The Stealth Hippopotamus: ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?


[i.ytimg.com image 480x360]
It's the future conditional pluperfect subjunctive.


Obama is a wurwilf.

12 Nov 2012 11:59 AM
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PhiloeBedoe     
At first they were like:
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And then they were all:
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But he was really...
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...the whole time

12 Nov 2012 12:01 PM
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Cubansaltyballs    [TotalFark]  
omg. Obama is destroying small business like Exxon, the Saudi Royal Family and Chevron!!! why won't these democrats give the small business owner a break?

12 Nov 2012 12:13 PM
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TheBeastOfYuccaFlats    [TotalFark]  

kronicfeld: The Stealth Hippopotamus: ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?


[i.ytimg.com image 480x360]
It's the future conditional pluperfect subjunctive.


That is absolutely fascinating.

12 Nov 2012 12:55 PM
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Marcus Aurelius    [TotalFark]  

Lando Lincoln: By ramping up production of shale oil?

Yeah, that's just what we farking need.

Humanity is so goddamn dumb.


Not to worry, we're building the Keystone XL pipeline so we can export it out of the country tax free.

So, problem solved, right?

/ok so its stupid

12 Nov 2012 01:31 PM
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xanadian    [TotalFark]  
Yeah, but don't expect the price of gas to fall anytime soon.

I also recall that the US is currently THE leader (or near the top) in gasoline exports. It's supposedly one of the factors that's driving up the cost here at home.

12 Nov 2012 01:36 PM
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xanadian    [TotalFark]  

The Stealth Hippopotamus: ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?


It's because the stage FOR being the world leading producer HAS ALREADY been set. Kind of like, hey, I put this foundation for a house in. Soon, the house will be built.

kronicfeld: It's the future conditional pluperfect subjunctive.


And that made my brain hurt.

/only got a B+ in English

12 Nov 2012 01:39 PM
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Jackson Herring    [TotalFark]  
24.media.tumblr.com

12 Nov 2012 02:17 PM
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Triumph    [TotalFark]  

serial_crusher: Can those time travelers from 2020 give me some stock tips as well?


WHY, OF COURSE! - LINK 

/He's predicting a 3rd term for Obama, so you KNOW those stock picks will pan out.

12 Nov 2012 02:20 PM
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edmo    [TotalFark]  
That's ten years faster than the last greenlit article just before. It'll be a done deal by Friday at this rate.

12 Nov 2012 02:21 PM
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ShawnDoc     
I'd rather we continue to import relatively cheap foreign oil, and save what reserves we have for when the cheap stuff runs out.

Why sell for $2 today, when you can sell for $10 in a few years?

12 Nov 2012 02:22 PM
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wambu     

TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: kronicfeld: The Stealth Hippopotamus: ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?


[i.ytimg.com image 480x360]
It's the future conditional pluperfect subjunctive.

That is absolutely fascinating.


It means we'll probably be scrod.

12 Nov 2012 02:54 PM
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dj1s     
bicycles.

12 Nov 2012 03:21 PM
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Treygreen13     
This will be is having bad newsed for Fartbongo.

12 Nov 2012 03:22 PM
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AceThunder     
So Obama is the one taking back us into the 50's?

12 Nov 2012 03:23 PM
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H31N0US     

ShawnDoc: I'd rather we continue to import relatively cheap foreign oil, and save what reserves we have for when the cheap stuff runs out.

Why sell for $2 today, when you can sell for $10 in a few years?


I see you've played Age of Empires.

12 Nov 2012 03:23 PM
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Saruman_W     
Give it time....

12 Nov 2012 03:24 PM
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Rapmaster2000     
Now that we will drilling here and drilling now, gas should cost less. I read it on a bumper sticker. The logic checks out.

12 Nov 2012 03:24 PM
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signaljammer     
I'd like to thank President Halliburton for exempting the fracing industry from the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, allowing them to pump anything into the ground they want save diesel fuel, and allowing them to not disclose the agents they employ so that they can hold their 'trade secrets.'

12 Nov 2012 03:24 PM
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Hector Remarkable     
Milt Romway would have stopped this.

12 Nov 2012 03:24 PM
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hammettman     
Good news for Obama derailed in one into grammarmudwrestlingfest 2012.

Excellent hhmmwwaaaaaaaa.....

12 Nov 2012 03:25 PM
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On the Side     

ShawnDoc: I'd rather we continue to import relatively cheap foreign oil, and save what reserves we have for when the cheap stuff runs out.

Why sell for $2 today, when you can sell for $10 in a few years?


but but but...what if in a few years we're off of oil dependance and and and...then it will be worthless?

/ok, not likely

12 Nov 2012 03:26 PM
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StopLurkListen     
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12 Nov 2012 03:28 PM
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GT_bike     
He didn't build that. PRIVATE land is the primary location of new wells.

12 Nov 2012 03:29 PM
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moothemagiccow     
FFS stop burning oil

12 Nov 2012 03:29 PM
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OgreMagi     
We can be oil independent if we start exploiting the shale oil reserves. However, there's a lot of opposition to that, both in Obama's administration and by environmental groups, so it may not happen.

12 Nov 2012 03:29 PM
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Omnivorous     
But I just read in World Nut Daily that Sen. James Imhofe (R-etarded) says the administration is waging "A War on Fossil Fuels"TM

12 Nov 2012 03:30 PM
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hbk72777     
U.S. energy policies initiated by the George W. Bush administration and implemented by President Barack Obama have moved the U.S. toward energy independence and away from Middle East energy sources. U.S. oil production has risen rapidly since 2008 and oil imports are at their lowest level in two decades


Link

Give the dumb bastard some credit

12 Nov 2012 03:30 PM
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dennysgod     

Lando Lincoln: By ramping up production of shale oil?

Yeah, that's just what we farking fracking need.

Humanity is so goddamn dumb.


FIFY

12 Nov 2012 03:31 PM
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StopLurkListen     
cupofzup.com

GRAMMAR NAZIS
Not even the President of the United States is safe.

12 Nov 2012 03:31 PM
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Rapmaster2000     

Hector Remarkable: Milt Romway would have stopped this.


That does it! I'm voting for Britt Amway.

12 Nov 2012 03:32 PM
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Headso    [TotalFark]  

serial_crusher: Can those time travelers from 2020 give me some stock tips as well?


www.bankonyourself.com

12 Nov 2012 03:32 PM
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you have pee hands     
That's the mother of all misleading scale graphs.

12 Nov 2012 03:33 PM
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styckx     
So gas will be under $2.00 again plox?

12 Nov 2012 03:33 PM
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Amusement     
Gas won't go down to $2 cause taxes. Propane might, and wouldn't that make summer grilling a bit more funnier?

12 Nov 2012 03:37 PM
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WizardofToast     
But that's how he works! He's going to drill all the oil out and then we run out and crash!

12 Nov 2012 03:37 PM
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JackieRabbit     
We may become a net exporter again, but I call BS on the huge increase in domestic production. Rather, demand is going to start falling in the US and Europe, while vastly overstated reserves in Saudi Arabia will result in a decline of output there.

12 Nov 2012 03:37 PM
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TXEric     

kronicfeld: The Stealth Hippopotamus: ok, I'm the last farker to bitach about tenses and grammar, however if we are talking about something that will happen in 8 years how can it be "has resulted"? Or does Obama really have a time machine?


[i.ytimg.com image 480x360]
It's the future conditional pluperfect subjunctive.


In addition, it's a perfectly cromulent future conditional pluperfect subjunctive.

12 Nov 2012 03:39 PM
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GT_bike     

Marcus Aurelius: Lando Lincoln: By ramping up production of shale oil?

Yeah, that's just what we farking need.

Humanity is so goddamn dumb.

Not to worry, we're building the Keystone XL pipeline so we can export it out of the country tax free.

So, problem solved, right?

/ok so its stupid


Actually Obama and his buddy Buffet oppose it. That way we can help Buffet reap $47 billion in cash. Just his train operation (BNSF) is up wildly at 72% where he hauls coal, oil and sand. Coal to the power plants. Oil to the refiners. Sand to the Frackers.

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12 Nov 2012 03:39 PM
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skullkrusher     
Fracking for freedom!

12 Nov 2012 03:40 PM
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Nightsweat     
His plan to destroy capitalism has also resulted in the Dow going from 7949 on Jan 20, 2009 to 12831.62 today.

His plan to put everyone out of work resulted in reduced unemployment.

Dumbass can't do anything right.

12 Nov 2012 03:43 PM
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dragonchild     
Unlikely.
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12 Nov 2012 03:43 PM
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monoski     

hbk72777: U.S. energy policies initiated by the George W. Bush administration and implemented by President Barack Obama have moved the U.S. toward energy independence and away from Middle East energy sources. U.S. oil production has risen rapidly since 2008 and oil imports are at their lowest level in two decades


Link

Give the dumb bastard some credit


He did invade Iraq (as some think to steal their oil) and Iraq is about to come back on-line as one of the largest producers

12 Nov 2012 03:44 PM
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MarkEC     
FTA: The Obama administration's push to develop and grow domestic natural gas capabilities has led to a natural gas drilling boom.
Can someone provide a citation that the Administration is behind the push to extract more natural gas? Are we drilling more on federal lands for natural gas? I think not. Did Obama make it easier for energy companies to get state drilling permits? I don't think so. So what exactly did the Obama Administration do?

12 Nov 2012 03:44 PM
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GORDON     
The Keystone Pipeline has been going in in direct defiance of orders from Obama's EPA. I have been waiting to see what becomes of that.

To suggest Obama has been championing fossil fuels is beyond ludicrous. Resource recovery technology has been outpacing the regulations to slow it down, and renewable energy production is actually going nowhere in spite of the billions thrown at it.

But... I am now embracing all liberal policies in order to get the country to implode faster, so I think Obama needs to get the actual ARMY into the midwest to destroy whatever illegal pipeline they have laid, and then seize the entire petroleum industry so we can have a sane government running it with America's best interests in mind.

12 Nov 2012 03:44 PM
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