Skip to comments.Sticking Our Head In Tar Sands
Posted on 11/12/2011 7:24:18 AM PST by Kaslin
Energy Policy: The administration plans to study rerouting the Keystone XL pipeline until after next year's election, delaying needed jobs and energy. By that time, Canada's oil will be on its way to China.
That the American people are merely human sacrifices on the altar of environmentalism is seen by Thursday's announcement by the State Department that it has caved in to greenie demands that the Keystone XL pipeline intended to bring Canadian tar sands oil to the American market be rerouted around an aquifer that supplies water to eight states.
The process will take at least a year, kicking the oil can down the road past the November 2012 election. It is our fear that if President Obama is re-elected, the project will be scuttled permanently. That may be a moot point because as we have noted Canada is quite ready to run a pipeline to its West Coast and send its tar sands oil to an energy-hungry China.
Political considerations weighed heavily in the decision by an administration in which re-election trumps everything else, whether it be rising energy prices or the need for jobs. Environmentalists had warned the administration they might find other things to do in 2012 if Keystone XL was approved.
"This is not just about LCV (League of Conservation Voters), which spent nearly $1 million to help elect Obama in 2008, or any other group that engages in electoral politics in the upcoming election," said Tiernan Sittenfeld, the league's senior vice president for government affairs, in a not-so-veiled threat.
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And now Canada is asking China if they want the tar sands.
Just how long are we going to put up with this treasonous stupidity from out Politicians?
The “Left” is a joke, Canada’s welfare state run’s on tar sands oil, but in this country to give the weenie’s a win they basically send this oil to China.
The worst part of the “scare the women and greenies” propaganda is the fact that they worry about a single pipeline and not one word has been said about the hundreds of thousands of buried gasoline and diesel tanks in the same area that they don’t want to be polluted. How totally stupid! Thanks MSM.
We are the ones that should be charged with treason. It is OUR COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY to keep Liberty and the Republic safe. We have abdicated that job to elected officials. Where in the Hell does the Federal govt get the power and jurisdiction to control a pipeline that will be within states anyway? It is time for a governor to stand up and throw them out of their state, and begin negotiations with the U. S. as a sovereign entity, instead of a satellite of its government.
there is already a pipeline moving tar sands oil ,this new one would just double the amount moved
I was just thinking the same thing.
I was just thinking the same thing.
Keystome XL pipeline ping
Dead man walking.
The “Tar Sands” are, well, just that. Sand covered in oil. It always has been. The Indians used to use it to seal their Birch bark canoes.
The lefties who say Canadian oil is dirty have no idea what they are talking about.
Would they rather buy oil from Saudi Arabia, where the latest law will ban women from showing their eyes if a man deems them to be too attractive? The feminazis prefer to buy their oil from such a Country??
Thanks for the ping, fanfan
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