Thursday, April 4, 2013

Under President Obama Domestic Oil Production has Skyrocketed

In the right wing bubble, you'll hear claims about how oil is not being obtained, where its not being obtained, but not how much has been obtained.

"Oil drilling permits down 36 percent under Obama" -Washington Times
"Obama Shuts Down 1.6M Acres to Oil Shale Development"- 
"Oil production is down 14 percent this year on federal land."- Mitt Romney
"Obama vows to drill 'everywhere we can', except where there's oil"-

When folks hear and read headlines on right wing websites like this over and over again, they're probably skeptical and dismissive when they hear President Obama say:  
"Our oil production right now is higher than at any time in the last eight years." -President Obama
In reality:

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