Bush Lifts Offshore Drilling Ban

To give the appearance of combating high oil prices, President Bush lifted a long-standing executive order prohibiting offshore drilling. What do you think?

"How does that lower oil prices? Would it be like a farmers' market, where I drive down to the Gulf Coast and buy barrels of crude direct? "

Gretchen McEneaney • Systems Analyst


"Of course—he's thinking 'legacy'."

Brian Piper • Computer Salesperson

"Is there a ban on printing more money? If so he should lift that too and fix the economy while he's at it."

Don O'Connor • Painter