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Lobbyist Gephardt Calls for More Drilling & Use of Coal | Missouri Political News Service

Lobbyist Gephardt Calls for More Drilling & Use of Coal

July 18th, 2008 by mopns · No Comments

We told you yesterday about former Democrat minority leader Dick Gephardt’s (son of a milk truck driver!) lurch to the right and his new found love for capitalism. Mr. “Clean Coal” Dick is now a lobbyist for clean coal technology. We’ve provided below a short quote from his remarks. Unfortunately, one of the local newspapers covering the event won’t let you read the entire article without purchasing a subscription, and ss you can probably understand, we’re not really interested in Texarkana, Arkansas news.

“The U.S. sends $700 billion a year from the U.S. to the rest of the world, often to unfriendly countries, for oil we’re using. The question is how much and how we can replace some of that oil through domestic sources.” Read more…



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