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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
For personal reasons, Exxon-Mobil CEO comes out against fracking
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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THIS lends new meaning to the acronym NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard):

As ExxonMobilís CEO, itís Rex Tillersonís job to promote the hydraulic fracturing enabling the recent oil and gas boom, and fight regulatory oversight. The oil company is the biggest natural gas producer in the U.S., relying on the controversial drilling technology to extract it.

The exception is when Tillersonís $5 million property value might be harmed. Tillerson has joined a lawsuit that cites frackingís consequences in order to block the construction of a 160-foot water tower next to his and his wifeís Texas home.

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