Film Review: ‘Dear President Obama’ slaps America’s Establishment on Fracking

Film Review: ‘Dear President Obama’ slaps America’s Establishment over the harm caused by Fracking  – by Rosaliene Bacchus

Reblogged from The Secular Jurist:   By Robert A. Vella

Last night, Viceland aired the anti-fracking documentary Dear President Obama – written and directed by Jon Bowermaster and narrated by Mark Ruffalo.  Although I’ve been closely following the use of hydraulic fracturing technology to produce oil and natural gas domestically in the U.S., the revelations presented in this extraordinary film were nevertheless quite shocking. 

I was most disturbed by the complicity of the American political, bureaucratic, and judicial establishment which enabled powerful energy corporations to callously destroy the lives of millions of citizens with little-to-no recourse.

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