Beyond Stupid

Yesterday a federal judge struck down the administration’s ban on oil drilling as unjustified. But Team Obama, with its ideological blinders firmly in place, is announcing a new ban today, leading to more misery for Gulf Coast states. This act will punish not only oil companies but the people living there, with no discernible benefit, since the drilling will eventually go on by foreign companies.

I generally believe that if you have to choose between stupid and conspiracy, choose stupid. But the obstinacy of Ken “boot on the neck” Salazar and Barack Obama on things like refusing help from foreign nations and throwing roadblocks in front of states such as Louisiana that want to keep their coasts clean and in business portends something that goes beyond stupid.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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