NY is facing deficits and pension shortfalls, they better not come to the Feds with cup in hand for bailout if they have money in the ground and refuse to mine it for revenues.
We are dieing here!
This end of NY State has nothing in the way of an economy any more. We NEED economic activity. The state needs tax revenues. We NEED jobs. People are losing their homes.
Drilling for the gas could put an end to all this.
But no, this is New York. Run by a bunch of stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid dumb stupid ignorant (did I mention stupid?) ignorant stupid dumb sonsofbitches.
Meanwhile, just a few miles away, across the border in Pennsylvania they are booming - extracting, selling and benefiting from the very same gas WE could be drilling.
But no, this is New York. Run by a bunch of stupid, stupid, stupid dumb bastards from downstate. (It bears repeating)