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Now what you take a look at this also and this goes back to the oil story folks gas and diesel prices.
Other up another penny in just today and it's now thirty cents higher over just the last month.
And there's a hearing underway and they're the prices there's a hearing underwear on Capitol Hill.
As congress grills the secretary of energy and others on what's being done to keep gas prices from skyrocketing.
The actions of this administration.
Are making things worse.
The gas prices are rising rapidly.
Some -- to that dangerous level of four dollars a gallon.
Yet the interior secretary issued only one single -- war drilling permit this year.
As I was senator sessions addressing the panel there but isn't time for the government to step up and step in on energy production.
In on pricing joining us now there's -- -- founder of the agenda project and mark -- founder and CEO.
-- -- money and -- -- -- start with you on this we have been talking about domestic production.
For years and not and getting away from dependence on foreign oil is this -- the -- that's gonna break the camel's back.
I'm not sure this administration is that pretty yes stubborn -- when it comes off and the sustainable energy solution.
Hey look the reality is you cannot create jobs.
Or energy with solar panels and magic fairy dust.
The reality is you need cheap affordable energy yes you absolutely happening to oil no oil no jobs we have twelve million people unemployed in this country.
And high energy costs affects the poor.
And the underemployed and unemployed worse than anybody else.
And Leslie have cheap energy for put everything for factories for our homes -- for our jobs for job manufacturing we've got to have that we've got to drill we got to have we have to have nuclear.
We have got power -- this -- stuff isn't working.
All the solar panels we just had a company Solyndra half a billion dollars wasted it's going under ever green.
About -- under it does solar panels 800 jobs gone 53 million dollars down the toilet.
We gotta give up on the solar panels they're -- their garbage.
And an -- has went about the lender is well taken and that they moved jobs where guess where to China I mean that's that's -- -- -- taxpayer money.
But this that we still need oil we still need petroleum products in this country Erica do you think that we needed is instantly step up production.
Get those permits fast tracked through the administration right now.
For drilling property.
Just back at that humans and think about the major problem that we had with deep oil -- -- just a few months again when we have the disaster in the golf.
It's really important -- when you're making public policy don't make short term policy decisions.
It really hurts you over the long term and just to put this in perspective for people.
-- -- -- -- -- my local gas station and I went there every day to fill up my car and when they charged me twenty dollars a gallon when they charge me accent to get out Ryan.
What I keep on going back there are what I find a permanent solution that did not involve.
-- being my gas producer for my car I would find a permanent solution.
And we have not dealt with adding a permanent solution and as a result.
We're dealing with this spike right now it is absolutely.
-- a country as powerful as we ER.
Is being held hostage.
By a bunch of dictators and we're sending our soldiers over the air.
-- guy because we are addicted to cheap gasoline at least we invested on the front.
We actually -- back and ways to make this work effectively with out having the dependence on Saudi Arabia on Libya -- -- -- -- Isn't -- you're here you're saying that we saw in your opinion we do need to fast track.
Offshore drilling permits we do need to up domestic production of -- because it look the reality has about -- retiring early prenatal oil it solar wind -- years -- decades away frankly he's he's at an event in.
Solar and -- and her decades away is a heartbeat -- a lot T his made.
Has paid off politicians.
For that last decades to make sure that it -- decades away if we may each -- passed a law.
-- an oil company was not about.
Out to make a contribution.
To -- congress person -- senators have actually made lies and regulations that were not bought and paid for.
I an industry I guarantee.
That solar and brand and other -- -- that we had here in this country.
Pigs brought to -- -- much more quickly eat.
Then decades away.
But -- -- his strength.
Is on the ground there could be -- Bob Bob my administration has pushed through those policies with tax rates.
With subsidies to that industry excellent remark was a great example but maybe not a total example of the solar industry in particular having sent -- are we still need oil.
Does the administration need to fast -- these -- there to -- drilling in the gulf up and running now.
But -- -- capsule they need to do that they need to do more than that.
We have tons -- we have massive reserves in the midwest we have reserves in Alaska the problem is not the free markets not able to function because.
Greedy oil magnets are not destroy get the problem is.
Where we're being hamstrung by the federal government who won't let us don't get energy we have in our own country.
Can't go out and give it.
Smart I'm just Ichiro here's the thing -- indirect here and says sorry but mart everybody all of you conservatives are tasked with Alaska.
Alaska -- full production has about six months of oil is does not solve the problem let stuff not just me well yeah well I don't know how.
-- -- -- Our -- oil yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- That's Smart not allowed to go after any of our natural resources here I want to have a lot of natural resource is in Arab and our water and our solar -- why don't we start again and well -- I don't -- -- still.
-- -- Whenever they -- are you talking over each other yelled that did this to me now is gonna get lots integration of rain -- violent games have been very patient and you weren't you weren't nodding your head hasn't been that Erica was saying I -- -- -- I agree with -- we have had.
-- lenient sentence for the oil and mark I'm sorry but if you have children and you wanna have grandchildren we mean an earth that they can live on.
And so we did provide the incentives that we provide for the oil industry to solar to other green alternatives we would we have very -- He's reduced -- gave -- a billion dollars we just gave him a billion curry and I'll be like should we even though Leo companies Cheaney missed chairman Halliburton he was the vice president.
Of the country and he had oil lobbyists sitting in the White House miss being -- and how yeah -- -- just about everything.
Puts you on the air the -- you're on the air right now -- is paid for oil and gas.
And that is a fair point that the light above me right now are running on most likely poachers coming from -- but -- -- Erica Kane on the agenda private Mark -- founder and CEO Madsen mine it's great to have you -- -- -- -- and I'm very important topic for.
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