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Tangipahoa’s fracking attitude much healthier than St. Tammany’s: James Varney

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To judge by some of the NOLA.com comments to Robert Rhoden’s illuminating look at fracking in Tangipahoa Parish, some folks just don’t know what’s bad for them. It is always thus with our elites.

Rhoden’s trip through Tangipahoa Parish uncovered few people distraught at the prospect of more energy and personal enrichment. Those dumb hicks, runs the tenor of some responders.

Why, if they only knew how awful fracking really is. If they only knew how the planet teeters on the edge of catastrophe, then they would simply shut up and go back to the hardscrabble, often unrewarding agricultural life many of them tell Rhoden they are delighted to move beyond.

It’s as if the Khmer Rouge was trying to set our energy policy.

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