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Subject:  Re: Are We Energy Independent? Date:  10/12/2012  6:39 PM
Author:  2828 Number:  648511 of 794800

Once again, blaming stuff like this on President Obama seems misguided. There's been a push to increase domestic production that started under President George W. Bush, and continues under this President.
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Er, yeah:

http://hotair.com/archives/2012/10/12/reminder-oil-and-gas-p...

As Daniel Kish detailed in USNews yesterday, the Energy Information Administration recently released its Annual Energy Review 2011, and it demonstrates just how much Obama’s policy isn’t so much “all of the above” as “nothing from below”:

In reality, data shows that oil and gas production is actually falling on federal lands. Offshore oil production was the lowest since 2008, and natural gas production on federal lands was the lowest si