Ten Years Ago Democrats Blocked Drilling in ANWR Because It Would Take 10 Years to See Results

April 19, 2012 at 11:03 am (Alaska, ANWR, Democrats, Energy, Environment, Gas Prices)

Way to be forward thinking there…  But, but, the environment!  Polar bears!  Caribou!

Via Gateway Pundit:

Ten years ago, Senate Democrats blocked energy production in a small portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). At the time, they claimed that ANWR should be off limits because the oil would take 10 years to reach the market. Ten years later, ANWR remains closed, gas prices have skyrocketed, and Democrats continue to block additional energy production.

Meanwhile, gas prices have soared under Obama:

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