They say a pit bull won't let go of something it's got in its jaws, even if you hit it in the head with a two-by-four. It seems to me that Republicans are a lot like pit bulls:
The centerpiece of the Bush administration's national energy policy -- drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- was resuscitated on Wednesday when a House panel voted to allow energy exploration in the Alaskan wilderness.
The House Resources Committee voted to give oil companies access to the refuge, whose potential 16 billion barrels of oil the Bush administration wants to use to help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign crude imports....
We're on the verge of making Iraq the 51st state and they still think we need to do this?