There is an emergency: President Obama has been down in the polls for several days and his reelection could be in danger. What possible emergency could possibly be worse than that? It has been sufficiently important to try to persuade Israel not to make a preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear development till after the election.

On the other hand, release of the quantities of oil contemplated seems unlikely to carry President Obama through November 6th. Might he, in his wisdom, merely be postponing the inevitable?

BUNKERVILLE | God, Guns and Guts Comrades!

UPDATE: An unnamed government official is denying a decision has been made, but does not deny the conversation took place.  Reuters has not backed down from the story.

“The Obama administration can only take so much political pain from rising gasoline prices, which pose a serious threat to the economy and the president’s re-election,” said Bob McNally, a former White House energy adviser and head of U.S. energy consultancy Rapidan.

“SPR (Strategic Petroleum Reserve) use is more a matter of when than if. The administration strongly desires international support and coordination from other strategic stock holders, but is encountering stiff resistance from some IEA members who think strategic stocks should only be used for severe supply disruptions,” McNally said. Hot Air

There it is, pure political and to heck with our safety and security. This is illegal from the stipulations required for its release. Note the graph at the end…

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About danmillerinpanama

I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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  1. Pingback: Rush: Obama Aims to Release Oil to Make Himself Hero « ~ GUNNY.G: CITIZEN BLOGGER.1984+. ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

  2. wdednh says:

    Reblogged this on YOU DECIDE.

  3. bunkerville says:

    Thanks for the shout out. Don’t you just love graphs?

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