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That's vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin 2008.
But the current administration is less keen on -- and they've also said no older that Keystone Pipeline which would have brought.
-- Canadian oil to America they say they just want to protect our environment.
Governor Palin joins us now -- you've called their attitude terrifying -- naive.
Yes our president.
Really is clueless when it comes to the need for an energy policy he really doesn't have an energy policy for America except.
To kowtow to foreign dangerous regimes asking them to produce energy that we have here underfoot.
Not only in Alaska which is so resource rich but in the Dakotas in Pennsylvania.
And Texas California Louisiana offshore.
I'm glad it got has just -- this this -- this cornucopia full of resource is underfoot and it just takes political well to tap into them.
The environmentalists claim about say the Keystone Pipeline -- would transport raw toxic tar sand oil right through the American heartland.
Would wreak environmental head back and they got protesters to join them in protest in.
What -- he realized that our nation is.
Woven together -- pipelines I don't think that the environmentalists.
Sane and sound at all with this argument against keystone which would produce some flow about 700000 barrels of oil safe friendly oil into our market.
It makes absolutely no sense that this one particular.
That they just gotten so wee weed up that about and done what it's all about is fundraising for the environmental assist just like -- can open and more.
So no good sound reason for not opening -- a tiny little pin -- That's -- up there in a corner of Alaska to explore for more oil and gas except.
That it's kind of like a poster child for the environmentalists fundraising efforts keystone has become that.
Our we'll get to and warrant a moment let's do more in keystone the activist basically one they got the protesters out were showing.
Video now people yelling stop -- pipeline yes we can and tar executives.
Not this earth.
You say it's clean oil but it is stars it's gross oil if it did spill and that would spill.
Another group said he could cause a BP -- oil spill in America's heartland the source of fresh drinking water for two billion people it sounds terrifying to people.
-- up on shore drilling as much safer then the deep offshore drilling that.
Has been and that it.
Seen in in the news relatively lately so this should be something that environmentalist could embrace and as opposed to.
Having to force more offshore oil exploration and developments if they're not going to allow us this to eight onshore drilling.
And John America has the highest standards in the world when it comes to environmental protection.
When the mainstream media or the lame stream media is I'd like the way you put in the talk about keystone they showed this -- And they implied that this giant gross pipeline would pollute pristine.
Clean America the media though rarely showed this map which shows how many pipelines already exists in America.
Big media bias is part of the problem.
Tiny bit of liberal media bias and up that base President Obama has the environmental.
Dump money -- two is so traditionally anyway leftist politicians.
They are famous for your drill baby drill line President Bush opened up the east and West Coast to drilling but before it could really happen.
President Obama shot that down.
The president has been dishonest with the American public about what he has allowed if you well.
-- -- drilling that is taking place not only did President Bush tee up the drilling that we see going on now but President Obama taking credit.
For private sector and state land allowance of drilling is -- it's quite disingenuous because the president doesn't have control.
Over that aspect of the energy industry what he does have control over its federal lands and yet he -- -- those -- If we drilled more earlier in the show what -- my guess said.
Wouldn't make that much difference may be 1%.
To the price -- gas.
We've been hearing that for how many years we've been hearing.
That that would -- -- happened to and more because -- it'll only produce some say.
Ten years worth of energy security and independence for America while and we -- the data at ten years ago and even if it was just 1%.
Goodness isn't that better that not think that 1%.
Will -- trade imbalances to kind of even out it will allow more hundreds of thousands of jobs to be created when we're drilling everywhere.
As the as -- pundit had claimed that we.
Perhaps -- could be what we should be.
We have more oil here.
Then anything that we would ever have to look to to import from these foreign countries if only get we have the political will to tap into it.
Let's close and by talking about some of that oil in -- The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge now maybe you could explain this to -- is -- -- Alaska's geography.
But it's the size of South Carolina by itself.
Drilling there is off limits now but the drilling footprint if they drilled would be small like.
Laying a three foot welcome mat on a basketball court.
Or a postage stamp on a football field that's the it equivalent.
The -- that is needed for that drilling especially with new technology in the directional drilling allowing because the drill goes it goes sideways.
Right rate so it's it.
Alaska is is hundreds of millions of acres it it it's huge a minute it's two and a half times the state of Texas we're asking for 2000.
Acres and that's it about the size of LA acts -- typical big city airport.
Size of a parcel to allow the oil companies to be on there drilling for the oil tapping into it.
John flowing it into the existing trans Alaska oil -- -- the 800 mile pipeline.
They used to produce about 25% of the US domestic supply of energy now it's way way -- we went for about two million barrels a day.
Now to about 700000.
Barrels a day.
It needs to be full it it -- it done environmentally.
And engineering wise.
It flows oil better the Fuller it is it makes no sense that we can't tap every one last thing breaks -- it'll just destroy this pristine environment.
What has broken in the last thirty some years in that trans Alaska oil pipeline.
Nothing except one crazy dude ones who shot a -- and and poked a hole in that it in the trans Alaska oil pipeline I don't want -- erosion of that infrastructure I don't want that actor -- That beyond pipeline I want to make sure that.
Oil companies are adhering to the lease agreements that they make with the owners of the resource and Charles -- platinum but he's wrong it's not a socialist.
You hear when we recognize that in Alaska or read our constitution.
The oil reserves underground our own commonly not one person or one failure when business owns any of the oil it is -- in common.
And dumb and that's why it adds at governor sometimes you know people wanted to run me out of -- -- and you're here to talk on the oil companies and I'm -- statement.
The -- tell -- -- collectively.
And I'm working for the people all other.
Alaskan got to make sure that there is integrity.
A -- engineering and why is.
-- the coal legislation.
Vote buying and all the kind of -- that somebody hear about it in politics that becomes -- I oversaw all that John and I made sure that the oil companies were adhering to the leases in their agreement added you know that's what it took Exxon finally.
They got their drill rigs out there they hired the -- -- them -- up there and we finally see some action.
Thank you governor bailout.
Thank you coming up more.