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State Dept OK's Keystone Pipeline (Already approved. Obama is playing politics
Youtube ^ | 8/26/2011 | TheAlonyaShow

Posted on 12/13/2011 12:16:51 AM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist

The State Department has released a statement that is favorable to the Keystone XL pipeline...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; democrats; elections; harryreid; keystone; keystonepipeline; mcconnell; obama; oil; payrolltaxcut; payrolltaxcuts; reid; taxes
The Obama administration had already approved the Keystone pipeline and found (through environmental impact studies) that the risks were within acceptable limits. Obama is now playing politics.

The GOP needs to expose the lie that Obama is proffering - that he is fighting for jobs.

Despite its flaws, Keystone is far safer than alarmist environmentalists are claiming and oil from Canada is much better than oil from the ME.

BTW, Russia doesn't want this to go through...

1 posted on 12/13/2011 12:17:02 AM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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If McConnell can somehow get an up or down vote in the Senate, Keystone being added to the payroll tax cut bill coming from the House will pass in the Senate.

And it appears that there are enough Dems along with Repubs in the Senate to even get it pass a 60 vote threshold.


2 posted on 12/13/2011 12:22:41 AM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

I don’t want it to go through, as it’s better for Canada to process the oil on our home turf.

We’ll happily sell you the finished products. :)


3 posted on 12/13/2011 12:32:01 AM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, then he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

State Dept. = Hillary. I wonder what her angle is?


4 posted on 12/13/2011 12:50:27 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

I think we are being played. He will approve it-timed precisely when he needs to in order to get re-elected.


5 posted on 12/13/2011 3:59:22 AM PST by killermosquito (Buffalo, Detroit (and eventually France) is what you get when liberalism runs its course.)
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