Speaking of drilling for oil

The other day Lyle posted “We Can’t Drill Ourself Out of This Problem”.

Today I was poking around in my quote collection and ran across this:

Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil?  You’re crazy.

Drillers who Edwin L. Drake tried to enlist to his project to drill for oil in 1859.

Apparently the “progressives” still haven’t caught up with the capitalists of 150 years ago.


One thought on “Speaking of drilling for oil

  1. Wow, that is rich. Thanks for that. Go back far enough in history, and you’ll find every “progressive” assertion being made today.

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