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REPORT: State Department (Read, Obama) To Reject The Keystone Pipeline
Business Insider ^ | 01/18/12 | Mamta Badkar

Posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:26 AM PST by MissesBush

The Obama administration is expected to reject the controversial Keystone Pipeline this afternoon, according to Fox News.

The State Department is expected to vote against the pipeline this afternoon. Transcanada will however be allowed to reapply with an alternate route going through Nebraska.

The administration will be unlikely to approve the pipeline under the timeline for the payroll tax cut extension law which requires a decision by February 21

The project has been extremely controversial for two main reasons. Those in favor of the pipeline point to the 8.5% unemployment rate, and point out that the pipeline could create much-needed high-paying jobs. Moreover, it would provide cash-strapped governments with tax revenues. On the other hand after the BP Deepwater spill of 2010 and ExxonMobil's July 2011 pipeline spill, environmentalists are pressuring the Obama administration to nip the project in the bud.

More to come...

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/obama-to-deny-keystone-pipeline-2012-1#ixzz1jpVHzoGx

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To: April Lexington

Since it’s their job to CYA Zero’s butt.


51 posted on 01/18/2012 9:57:34 AM PST by marty60
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To: Da Coyote

“squeel”

????


52 posted on 01/18/2012 9:57:43 AM PST by Grunthor (I am a conservative, neither half of the one party represents my views.)
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To: MissesBush

Every candidate in the GOP should pound on this unceasingly from now until November.

The man is unhinged in his hate for America and his desire to hurt this nation.

The jobs we will not have a sa result of this decision, the further dependence on forein oil, the gift of North American oil to China it will result in, the negatinve impact on national security, the further erosion of and failure to use and increase our won energuy production and self reliance.

Obama is a disaster, and is an enemy to traditional America and the moral foundational principles our constitution depneds upon.

The Man who despises America - Barrack Hussein Obama
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama-time.htm


53 posted on 01/18/2012 9:57:43 AM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

If a guy is willing to sell out our men missing in action, their families and friends, and veterans, you can rest assured he’ll sell out anyone and anything.

What gets me is how he does it with impunity. Even people on this forum were pleased as punch to vote for the bastard.

When Jane Fonda went to Vietnam, she demonstrated that she was willing to sell out our men. I have detested that bitch ever since. She didn’t even care if our men in the Hanoi Hilton were beaten or abused in other ways for refusing to be used by her.

The MIA issue was the crowning act of McCain that let me know this ass was as vile as she was.

These are two people I will never respect. I loathe them both.


54 posted on 01/18/2012 10:01:54 AM PST by DoughtyOne (This administration is Barawkward... yes lets try everything that failed in the 20th Century. NOT!)
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To: yoe


55 posted on 01/18/2012 10:02:23 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Lazamataz
EVERY SINGLE DECISION OBAMA MAKES IS INTENDED TO HARM AMERICA. PERIOD.

Yet, nearly half of American's cannot wait to cast a vote for that Anti-American, Anti-capitalist Marxist. that includes a few of my own relatives :(

The single institution responsible for allowing this has been the evil MSM. They cover for him at every opportunity.

56 posted on 01/18/2012 10:08:47 AM PST by sand88 (Hey Rove et al, I will, with great pleasure, NOT cast a vote for the Statist Mitt.)
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet
....and Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota.....

But Obama was going to LOSE those states anyway.

57 posted on 01/18/2012 10:14:02 AM PST by PJ-Comix ("Now I am become Death, destroyer of oysters" ---from the Buffetvad Gita)
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What the hell is the State Dept "voting" on and why? What does Hillary know about energy, or for that matter, anything? Remember this gem?:

Hillary Clinton's message that the US wants to reset its relations with Russia got lost in translation today.

Like all good diplomats, Hillary brought along a prop to her meeting with Russia's foreign minister.

What prop, you ask? A bright red symbolic "reset button" to give to Russia's top diplomat. Only problem — "reset" was mistranslated into Russian as "overcharge." How do you say "oops" in Russian?

58 posted on 01/18/2012 10:18:19 AM PST by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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To: MissesBush; sickoflibs
while the media obsesses about Romney's taxes or Gingrich's proposals to put kids who want to work or about whatever else they chose to demagogue Republicans about, we have the serial killer of American jobs, Barack Obama, killing yet more US employment---and putting the US economy in even deeper jeopardy with record gas prices. What a dunce.

are you serious ???

the DNC played the congress like the fools they are, or they are simply two faces of the same coin...

the 08 campaign revolved aroound the 'necessarily skyrocketing' cost of energy to fix the country...didnt hurt bambam too badly then did it ???

this will be spun to the masses for what it was, a 'republican' ultimatum, that of course the bambam was forced to reject, because the science isnt settled...

the dumbasses made an ultimatum that had no teeth to force him to accept it...for a two month extension of further raiding the SS *cough* trust fund...

bambam is dumber than a bag of hammers, but he is literate, somewhat, and can read the script...and the idiot princes of the gated DC establishment are playin along just fine as well...

59 posted on 01/18/2012 10:20:04 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Sadly, I must agree with you.


60 posted on 01/18/2012 10:21:06 AM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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To: nutmeg; All
I replied to this post a bit ago, but my internets went down.

I have a question.

Why does Obama have the right to make a monumental decision like this, with just a small sentence?

Shouldn't Congress have a say in this?

You know, the peoples Representatives???

Why should the Soros/Leftist/Ayers/Marx representative have all this power?

61 posted on 01/18/2012 10:22:22 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: MissesBush
We have the highest gas prices on record for a January with many experts predicting $5 a gallon gas by May,

A vote for any Democrat is a vote for significantly higher prices at the pump. Higher prices push up the cost of almost everything. When gas gets anywhere near $4.00 you can literally see businesses slowing down in North Carolina.

62 posted on 01/18/2012 10:24:28 AM PST by alrea
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To: TexasCajun
This is the clearest example of Bari putting his politics ahead of what's good for America & Americans.

Denying America energy independence.

Rush is on it now.

In the second hour of Rush's show today he is all over it again.

Rush said the money is not coming in from the eviro wacko base is the reason.

0bama needs that part of his base to kick in more money for his reelection.

63 posted on 01/18/2012 10:27:48 AM PST by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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To: alrea; All; STARWISE
Indexing more on this at FR: That last one is cute. Obama wants more pipelines, just don't point that out to him.
64 posted on 01/18/2012 10:29:39 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: MichaelP

“he is, an enemy of American prosperity!”

The Sheeple are getting EXACTLY what they voted for.


65 posted on 01/18/2012 10:30:41 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Syncro
Why should the Soros/Leftist/Ayers/Marx representative have all this power?

Very simple - Zero has seized the power. The GOP runs the House and yet ABSOLUTELY REFUSES TO USE THEIR ABILITY TO DEFUND OBAMA'S PRIZE WINS - e.g. OBAMACARE, EPA, ABORTION. .

When the CR came up, when the debt ceiling came up, the GOP HELD A ROYAL FLUSH, and were scared to death of the Lame Stream State Run Media, and made a deal with the DEVIL.

Boehner MUST GO.
66 posted on 01/18/2012 10:34:15 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: MissesBush; All

On the bright side, Goldman Sach’s Gasoline Speculation plays are now SAFE, and they will make BILLIONS off of this summers $5.50-$6 gas.

Warren Buffet’s Railroad investments hauling the oil are safe, too!

Isn’t Obamunist Fascism WONDERFUL if you’re connected??? ALL HAIL THE MESSIAH OBAMA!! (Or else)


67 posted on 01/18/2012 10:37:49 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf
Obama channeling Churchill.....

Churchill to his war cabinet on strategic issues to defeat the Nazis:

1. Destroy capacity to refine and distribute petroleum products.

2. Target coal production

3. Destroy manufacturing capacity starting with ball bearing factories

Accomplish all 3 at once by breaking the two main Rhur Valley dams..

68 posted on 01/18/2012 10:38:27 AM PST by spokeshave (Ron Paul finally lit a match after dousing himself with gasoline)
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To: MissesBush
I'm reading Atlas Shrugged right now. But you know what? I might as well put down the book and watch it play out in real life.
69 posted on 01/18/2012 10:40:21 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: FrankR

“You can trust your car, to the man who wears the Communist Star!”


70 posted on 01/18/2012 10:41:42 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: crusty old prospector

The message on the shutdown of the pipeline is coming from 0bama. The text says it is the STATE DEPARTMENT that is rejecting the pipeline. Shouldn’t Hillary as Secretary of State be making this announcement and if not, what does the State Dept. have to do with it?

There is no reason not to do this pipeline other than to screw the energy resources of the US and cause gas prices to rise. Thanks 0bama for another nail in your one term legacy on the same day as #SOPA is getting so much attention. Making it easy for our candidates to take over the WH and Senate.


71 posted on 01/18/2012 10:48:44 AM PST by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: MissesBush

NOT SUPRISED by the STUCK ON STUPID decision by Obama.


72 posted on 01/18/2012 10:52:43 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Lazamataz

Absolutely, allll by design, yes!!


73 posted on 01/18/2012 10:53:15 AM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: MissesBush

Obama is pandering to his far left environmentalist whack jobs..he needs their vote this November, that is why he is doing this..Gas prices are going to be what, 5 bucks a gallon this spring, of course Obama is in favor of that, maybe he can go to the Middle East and bow to some more dictators to get some gas


74 posted on 01/18/2012 10:57:59 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Syncro

Good points, Syncro. I don’t know... I would think Congress would have a say in this. (?)


75 posted on 01/18/2012 11:12:50 AM PST by nutmeg
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To: tcrlaf
ROMNEY TRUST, TRUST ME...
76 posted on 01/18/2012 11:22:18 AM PST by FrankR (What you resist...PERSISTS!)
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To: MichaelP

We’ll have $5 a gallon gas by summer! Again; Obama misses his taRget! He wanted $7 a gallon gas!


77 posted on 01/18/2012 11:25:10 AM PST by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: MissesBush

The debate on CNN tomorrow night should be fun with all this new material for Newt to chew on and chew up.


78 posted on 01/18/2012 11:33:07 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: mandaladon

I’d like to see gas go to $10 a gallon. The proles will be screaming for blood. (Keep up the good work, Zero.)


79 posted on 01/18/2012 11:34:24 AM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: spokeshave; All

Understand something, folks...

America’s huge advantage over the rest of the world has ALWAYS been cheap energy, and a reserve currency.

Obama is doing his utmost to destroy BOTH.

He hates the advantage America has had, and wants to “Equalize” us to the rest of the world. And making some pocket change along the way to wrecking the EVIL AMERICA< isn’t bad, either.


80 posted on 01/18/2012 11:53:26 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Jeff Head
J.H. "Obama is a disaster, and is an enemy to traditional America and the moral foundational principles our constitution depends upon"......yes he is a disaster and all the rest however, isn't it time to call Barack Hussein Obama the child of Kenyan father what he is:

Stanley Ann Dunham - mother
Obama, Sr., an African Muslim
Indonesian Muslim Lolo Soetoro Mangunharjo

Barry was raised in his formative years in Indonesia and as a Muslim.

Lived with Communist leaning grandparents

He felt ‘at home’ with left leaning, American hating, professors and friends

Living like a King and Queen, Barack and Michelle Obama are not Socialists, they are Communists. He is killing this nation with Marxist rule, and Communist and Socialist advisers like Valery Jarrett and Van Jones for starters.

. Time to call this imposter what he is…..a Communist like his fathers.

81 posted on 01/18/2012 11:56:55 AM PST by yoe
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To: MissesBush

This man is despicable. He’s killing us. Or maybe shooting his re-election in the foot. Yay, on that!


82 posted on 01/18/2012 11:58:59 AM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Da Coyote
Lest the English majors squeel, yes, I know.

Actually, we'd "squeal". But otherwise, I'm with you.

83 posted on 01/18/2012 12:09:27 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: yoe
I call him an abject Marxist ideolog, with very strong affinity for and ties to fundamental Islam

That's who we have as a President. it's sad, trgic...and unbelievable that such a thing could happen. But with almost half the country getting government handouts, with a radical socialist political party in the DNC, and with a corrupt and in the tank main stream media...we see hpow it did.

Now its time to take it back.

84 posted on 01/18/2012 12:10:39 PM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: MissesBush
Oddly, the Colonial Pipeline is perfectly OK... the "pipeline of prosperity."



But the Keystone XL Pipeline is horrid... the "pipeline of death."





What is the difference?

.

85 posted on 01/18/2012 12:26:07 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: MissesBush

Bipartisan import interests and NIMBYs with large, remote land properties (”property values”). Political activities of all kinds of corrupted. Some will say that it’s a global market, but the rejection of the Keystone XL will raise western hemisphere oil prices.


86 posted on 01/18/2012 12:47:36 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: MissesBush

Groucho Marx: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHash5takWU


87 posted on 01/18/2012 12:57:36 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (Diplomacy is war by other means.)
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To: MissesBush
This is at the bottom of the article :

“The NRDC and Oil Change International today released a report that says the Keystone XL Pipeline will not protect America's energy interests, rather it will maximize the profits of "Big Oils". From the report:

"Keystone XL’s backers want to re-direct tar sands oil from the American Midwest to reach the international market where tar sands oil would fetch a higher price. The Keystone XL pipeline would thus add billions of dollars to their annual profits while raising the cost of oil for millions of American consumers in the U.S. heartland.

There are clear alternatives to allowing the United States to be to be an oil conduit merely to accommodate ever- growing profits for big oil companies. As American gasoline consumption continues to shrink, the United States can continue its current trajectory to reduce its oil dependency by making further clean energy investments to improve fuel efficiency and replace oil with environmentally sound renewable fuels. These investments will create tens of thousands more jobs than Keystone XL would without the risk of major oil spills.”

What a bunch of horse crap.yeah, those other green jobs worked out so great.

88 posted on 01/18/2012 1:05:51 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: crusty old prospector
Well, there you have it. If mermaids are against it, then it must be a bad thing for all life forms.

Who cares what that dried up old hog thinks? She's an actress, not a petroleum engineer or even an average Joe/Jane trying to make it in this thing called life.
89 posted on 01/18/2012 1:13:03 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Holodeck Computer: End Obama Administration simulation program, NOW!!!!)
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To: Nowhere Man

This just in, “The President is STUPID on this”. - Newt


90 posted on 01/18/2012 1:26:34 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Jeff Head

On the money as usual......thanks.


91 posted on 01/18/2012 1:29:48 PM PST by yoe
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To: sappy
what’s the opposite of save or create jobs....... Obama
92 posted on 01/18/2012 1:36:10 PM PST by Don Carlos (01/20/2009 - Begin the Obama Interregnum)
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To: nutmeg
EVERY SINGLE DECISION OBAMA MAKES IS INTENDED TO HARM AMERICA. PERIOD.

It does seem that way... Thanks for the ping.

93 posted on 01/18/2012 1:44:57 PM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: massgopguy

Is Newt looking for a beer-summit?


94 posted on 01/18/2012 2:02:48 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
The debate on CNN tomorrow night should be fun with all this new material for Newt to chew on and chew up.

I think how these candidates handle this issue in the debate will be the final thing to cement my decision about the primary. I suspect others will be paying close attention.

This issue is NOT a winner for Obamer and if those Repub candidates are serious they'll get out the long knives for Obamer on this one.

95 posted on 01/18/2012 2:13:30 PM PST by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: nutmeg; Cheerio
I think #66 cleared this up (thanks cheerio)

Our repersenatives are NOT representing the people.

If something like this was done by a conservative president, Harry Reid Peloski et al would be all over it.

96 posted on 01/18/2012 2:17:31 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: crusty old prospector

The Hollywood vote and money is a lot more important than real jobs.


97 posted on 01/18/2012 2:28:16 PM PST by Rennes Templar
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To: MissesBush

Many of the ranchers I talked to in Western Nebraska didn’t want the pipeline. The liability was to high, and they have been burned by energy companies before.


98 posted on 01/18/2012 2:55:32 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: April Lexington
The state department is mzzz clinton. mzzz clinton is still married to bj.

On the other side of clinton was nancy pelosi. This was taken immediately prior to the election. When action is required, the powers that be submit their 'needs' to bill who then directs the puppet in the white tent.

This is why poor wittle nancy can't retire.

99 posted on 01/18/2012 3:01:12 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MissesBush

Who needs a pipeline when your friend, Warren Buffett, owns a railroad and has a $38B subsidy to haul the oil?
http://www.bnsf.com/customers/where-can-i-ship/ -map


100 posted on 01/18/2012 4:07:08 PM PST by griswold3 (Character is Destiny)
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