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Friday, June 10, 2011
Stephen Colbert takes on fracking
Sometimes humor is the best way to make a point. Many of you have undoubtedly heard of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Here is Stephen Colbert discussing the process with Governor Tom Ridge, who is currently paid by the oil and gas industry to push fracking in Pennsylvania. It's very short, and very funny (even Gov. Ridge can't help laughing).