In Pursuit of Energy Independence

Rep. Joe Barton’s apology to BP, and Judge Martin Leach-Cross Feldman’s decision to overturn Obama’s six month moratorium on deep water drilling, hasn’t fazed me one bit. Yes both of these men are tied to the oil industry in some way or another. But hey, as far as elected officials and policy makers go, who isn’t? This is yet another example of why the stated goal of Energy Independence is pretty much like a hunt for the ever elusive Unicorns: