Friday, July 11, 2008

A Trillion Tons of Tater Tots

Unraveling the GREAT OIL SHALE PROMISE.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is calling for Congress to lift the moratorium on commercial oil shale development, claiming, “Our western states are sitting on a sea of oil three times as large as the oil reserves in Saudi Arabia.” That “sea of oil” is in fact a geological formation with the energy density of a baked potato.

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  1. Funny. Cannon's brain had about the same density of intelligence for pushing this one so hard.

    And now, like good Bush lakey's, Orrin and Bennett have hefted the "bad energy policy" baton proudly.

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