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Fox News: Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline
Fox News Channel (live) | 1/18/12

Posted on 01/18/2012 8:39:46 AM PST by pabianice

Apparently, The One couldn't wait until February after he saw his latest polling score. The Greeniacs clearly have him by the shorts. Will be interesting to see union reaction.


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KEYWORDS: bhofascism; democrats; energy; keystonexl; nobama2012; obama; oilsands; pipeline
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1 posted on 01/18/2012 8:39:49 AM PST by pabianice
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To: pabianice

Obama should and will be bludgeoned for this - he must be blamed for gas prices being at $3.50/gallon


2 posted on 01/18/2012 8:41:24 AM PST by PGR88
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To: pabianice

The One will find other ways to pay off the unions.


3 posted on 01/18/2012 8:41:45 AM PST by C19fan
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To: pabianice
Well this is good news, from a political prospective, it means that Obama is so afraid of losing his radical left wing that he can't move to the center. It also means that Republicans have a huge bludgeon to hit him with from now to election day anytime he tries to paint himself as the jobs president. I hope the commercials start rolling tomorrow...
4 posted on 01/18/2012 8:42:44 AM PST by apillar
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To: pabianice

Part of me wishes Canadian PM Harper responds by giving the US the middle finger and immediately start the pipeline from Alberta to the Pacific Coast and send the oil to Asia.


6 posted on 01/18/2012 8:43:17 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Half of our imported oil comes from Canada.


7 posted on 01/18/2012 8:44:30 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: pabianice

It gives the Repubs GOOD ammunition against Obama who obviously cares about no one....but just likes to show how much power he has. He should be impeached.


8 posted on 01/18/2012 8:45:31 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: pabianice

I only hope that our candidates have enough nads to use this as a campaign issue.


9 posted on 01/18/2012 8:47:57 AM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: apillar
...he tries to paint himself as the jobs president ..

They've got more than the 'jobs' issue to bludgeon him with. This oil from a friendly neighbor just across the border is a matter of national security, especially with Iran threatening to close the Straits of Hormuz. The Repubs should (politically) put him six feet under on this one.

10 posted on 01/18/2012 8:48:05 AM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: PGR88

Only $3.50? I think it will go to $4.00 at a minimum.


11 posted on 01/18/2012 8:48:29 AM PST by mortal19440
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To: apillar

“..it means that Obama is so afraid of losing his radical left wing that he can’t move to the center..”

Or... It means he knows he can do this for them and still come out smelling like a rose, so thorough is his mastery of the media.


12 posted on 01/18/2012 8:50:18 AM PST by Pessimist
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To: pabianice

13 posted on 01/18/2012 8:50:18 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: caver

“I only hope that our candidates have enough nads to use this as a campaign issue.”

You’re an opitmist, aren’t you?


15 posted on 01/18/2012 8:52:04 AM PST by Pessimist
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To: pabianice

This was a HUGE mistake by the GOP to force this. It forced the veto when it could have talked about Keystone for months. This won’t do squat for anyone’s numbers one way or the other. Oh we will talk about it here, but the electorate won’t care one whit. Not only that ... no pipeline.

This was a massive GOP miscalculation.


16 posted on 01/18/2012 8:54:29 AM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: SkyDancer
Half of our imported oil comes from Canada.

Not true. We get more imported oil from OPEC than from Canada.


17 posted on 01/18/2012 8:55:48 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: pabianice

Gee, wonder what the NASCAR crowd will make of this.....?


18 posted on 01/18/2012 8:57:34 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Obama has so many screw ups from Keystone, to F&F, to Solyndra, to Chevy Volt fires, etc. that the Republicans will have no shortage of issues to bash the messiah with.


19 posted on 01/18/2012 8:57:36 AM PST by milwguy
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To: pabianice

Good Gawd, if this doesn’t run him out on a rail in November all hope is gone.


20 posted on 01/18/2012 8:57:54 AM PST by Marathoner ("Government is not reason. Government is not eloquence. It is force." George Washington)
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To: mortal19440

We are already paying between $3.49 and $3.69 for regular here in Upstate NY.


21 posted on 01/18/2012 9:00:32 AM PST by Bookwoman ("...and I am unanimous in this...")
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To: pabianice

Keystoned
http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/288435/keystoned-daniel-foster


22 posted on 01/18/2012 9:00:39 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: pabianice

Shocked!


23 posted on 01/18/2012 9:01:40 AM PST by Theoria (Vada a bordo, cazzo!)
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To: mortal19440
I can see the ads this summer,

first a video clip of candidate Obama
"In ten years, we can reduce our dependence so that we no longer have to import oil from the Middle East or Venezuela ..."

Then fast forward to President Obama ... cancelling the Keystone pipeline

24 posted on 01/18/2012 9:05:39 AM PST by relee ('Till the blue skies drive the dark clouds far away)
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Yet more, FUBO
25 posted on 01/18/2012 9:05:45 AM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: thackney

“We get more imported oil from OPEC than from Canada.”

OPEC doesn’t sell ANY oil. It is a trade organization. We buy oil from countries. You are comparing apples to oranges.


26 posted on 01/18/2012 9:06:00 AM PST by PilotDave (No, really, you just can't make this stuff up!!!)
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To: RIghtwardHo
At least this forced Obama to take the side he would have taken anyway and not allowed him to play both sides during election season. As it was he was just doing a slow-motion refusal while pretending that he might approve it later.

Expect the Canadians to start building a pipeline to their west coast to export the oil to China now.

27 posted on 01/18/2012 9:07:01 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Herman Cain: possibly the escapee most dangerous to the Democrats since Frederick Douglass.)
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To: thackney

Just repeating from a news story from a while back. If you can’t trust the media for accuracy then who can you trust?


28 posted on 01/18/2012 9:07:25 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: pabianice

The loss of jobs alone from this project should sink Obama, but when gasoline hits $4+ gallon as the Iranian’s close the Straits of Hormuz and Canada sells its oil to China, mobs with pitchforks and torches should be gathering at the White House.


29 posted on 01/18/2012 9:08:28 AM PST by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that pretty soon you run out of other people's money" M. Thatcher)
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To: pabianice

DEMOCRATS = JOBS*

*Americans not included

30 posted on 01/18/2012 9:08:41 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Obama's War on Prosperity is killing me)
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To: pabianice

That toad Trumka will just rinse, spit and go back for more......


31 posted on 01/18/2012 9:09:22 AM PST by Corporate Law
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Get ready for it, when prices start to spike later in the year, O is going to empty our strategic reserve. Just more destruction upon America by marxists.


32 posted on 01/18/2012 9:10:27 AM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Pessimist

“You’re an opitmist, aren’t you?”

Ha! That’s funny coming from a Pessimist!


33 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:02 AM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: milwguy
Obama has so many screw ups from Keystone, to F&F, to Solyndra, to Chevy Volt fires, etc. that the Republicans will have no shortage of issues to bash the messiah with.

If Willard is the nominee, he will not allow any of these Obama failures to be brought up.

34 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:04 AM PST by JohnG45
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To: pabianice

Is it the “greeniacs” as you put it, or the Saudis?


35 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:07 AM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: Maverick68
if the GOP doesn’t f’ it up....

That's a pretty tall order, there.

36 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:51 AM PST by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: C19fan

I think he has indicated that he was going to take that route if the U.S. dropped the ball. I wish we had him running our country.


37 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:57 AM PST by Corporate Law
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To: pabianice
President DumbA$$ at it again! He is against everything that is advantageous to the average American. I cannot wait until we are rid of this man.
38 posted on 01/18/2012 9:12:38 AM PST by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et. al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: pabianice

I look for Newt to hit Obama hard on this tmw nite.


39 posted on 01/18/2012 9:14:00 AM PST by Signalman
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To: SkyDancer
If you can’t trust the media for accuracy then who can you trust?

Freepers with links!

;-)

Cheers

40 posted on 01/18/2012 9:14:45 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: pabianice
Can anyone tell me why this needs governmant approval? What does it have to do with the federal government?

Couldn't all the states involved just run the pipeline with the shale oil companies putting up the capital to get it to the refineries?

I am so sick of the feds playing Mother Hubbard on everything.

I know, "Interstate Commerce." But this shit is getting old.

41 posted on 01/18/2012 9:15:39 AM PST by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Bookwoman

High gas prices and high food prices don’t seem to interest the media - as long as obama is running the show.


42 posted on 01/18/2012 9:16:38 AM PST by jersey117 (Perry 2012)
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To: PilotDave
OPEC doesn’t sell ANY oil. It is a trade organization.

We get more imported oil from OPEC member nations than from Canada.

Does that sound better to you?

43 posted on 01/18/2012 9:16:50 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: pabianice
You are all wrong, I fear.

What will happen is a one-year, full court press by the Rancid Media, flooding all news outlets with endless stories of how the brave Obama stared-down the 1% that tried to force this filthy, destructive pipeline through a baby seal nursery. Romney's picture will be superimposed over burning oil wells and dead birds. Local folks (Democrats) will tearfully thank Obama for saving their drinking water and the lives of their children. With one billion dollars Obama will be able to buy all advertising space until after the election. Because conservatives have real jobs they will be unable to even approach the size and frequency Rent-A-Mobs that will be bussed into planned riots, all funded by taxpayers through a thousand "public interest groups."

The only way we will win in November is for rich conservatives to fund a counter effort. They never have, have they?

44 posted on 01/18/2012 9:22:58 AM PST by pabianice (")
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To: Semper911
Can anyone tell me why this needs governmant approval? What does it have to do with the federal government?

Because the project crosses an international border, the state deparment has the right to approve or reject the project.

45 posted on 01/18/2012 9:24:41 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Pessimist

:)


46 posted on 01/18/2012 9:25:00 AM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: pabianice

I doubt there will be much complaint from unions. The rank and file really mean little to Obama or to their own leaders who care only about money and power ...nothing new here.


47 posted on 01/18/2012 9:28:11 AM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: Baynative

Union Leaders Blast Obama For Keystone XL Pipeline Delay
http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=48173
12/15/2011

Unions Furious at Obama for Killing Pipeline Jobs
http://nation.foxnews.com/keystone-pipeline/2011/11/10/unions-furious-obama-killing-pipeline-jobs
November 10, 2011


48 posted on 01/18/2012 9:34:35 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

Quit your whining, union thugs...you’ll vote to re-elect Barry, and you will like it.


49 posted on 01/18/2012 9:36:36 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

I disagree with you entirely... this was exactly the right thing to do at exactly the right time.. fubo had to choose, and he chose the hippies over the working man...the time to hammer home how the wacko dope smoking hippie environmentalists are destroying the chance for the working man to get gainful employment... add to the fact the little sweetener that these would be majority UNION jobs, and you can just about sew this up.... now add in the additional costs to energy, plus adding to our dependency on middle east oil, and you got yourself a nice sledgehammer to pound away at not only fubo, but the entire liberal establishment.....happy new year


50 posted on 01/18/2012 9:39:51 AM PST by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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