Skip to comments.Obama's Crude Chutzpah
Posted on 11/15/2011 4:09:19 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
Over the weekend at the Asia-Pacific Economic Coperation (APEC) Summit in Honolulu, President Obama raised a few eyebrows when he criticized a lack of ingenuity on the part of Americans in attracting foreign investment:
But we've been a little bit lazy, I think, over the last couple of decades. We've kind of taken for granted -- well, people will want to come here and we aren't out there hungry, selling America and trying to attract new business into America.
President Obama's choice of words was at best peculiar and at worst pedantic. Forty-eight hours earlier, the Obama Administration delayed approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline until after the 2012 election. The Keystone XL Pipeline, which would transport crude oil from the oil sands in northern Alberta into the United States as well as U.S. domestic oil, is being built by TransCanada, which is based in Calgary. The last time I checked Canada is a foreign country. Ergo this would constitute foreign investment. Apparently, President Obama's appetite for foreign investment isn't as insatiable as he would have us believe. Talk about chutzpah in its crudest form.
The Keystone XL is actually an extension of the existing Keystone Pipeline that went into operation in 2008. The extension would have been twofold. First, the pipeline that currently ends in Oklahoma would be extended into the Gulf Coast of Texas.
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The two-faced destroyer strikes again!
“We’ve kind of taken for granted — well, people will want to come here and we aren’t out there hungry, selling America and trying to attract new business into America. “
Absolutely Correct, we are too busy trying to fend off our GOVERNMENT, who is doing everything possible to DESTROY our way of Life and usher us into the third world in an effort to make the world more fair.
Is it ever going to dawn on people that “this president” is out to destroy this country!!?!?!!?!?! So obvious.....
So, Americans are lazy, fat and un-motivated?
What’s the matter with them all? Don’t they like working hard and paying almost fifty per-cent in income taxes, not-to-mention property taxes, gasoline taxes and local sales taxes?
Don’t they like accumulating wealth while knowing that more than fifty percent of it will be confiscated from their heirs when they’re gone?
Don’t they like working hard and then having people call them greedy, evil, mean, un-caring and hard-hearted?
Hmmmmm? The poor little babies don’t like living in slavery? Hmmmm?
Obviously, the man speaks for himself and his people. Plus the Hate America First” crowd.