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Keystone XL, Obama and Buffett (Follow the money, this is why Warren supports Barack)
American Thinker ^ | 01/25/2012 | Henry Percy

Posted on 01/25/2012 8:17:14 AM PST by SeekAndFind

When President Obama rejected the Keystone XL oil pipeline in order "for the President to determine whether the Keystone XL pipeline is in the national interest," the losers were blue-collar workers who would have built it -- as well as any American who fills up at the gas pump.

But there was a winner, a big winner: Warren Buffett. Yes, that would be Mr. Make-Me-Pay-More-Taxes-Before-I-Earn-Again.

You see, North Dakota is producing a lot of oil -- by next year it will be second only to Texas -- which must be moved to refineries, mostly on the Gulf Coast, and the pipelines are full.

As it happens, 75 percent of the oil currently shipped by rail out of North Dakota is handled by Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC... which just happens to be a unit of Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. What a coincidence!

Don't you just love it when politicians and statist billionaires come together with a win-win plan?

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: keystonexl; obama; warrenbuffet; warrenbuffett

1 posted on 01/25/2012 8:17:26 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

That rule of following the money never fails, does it?

2 posted on 01/25/2012 8:34:11 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

Soros and his investment in Brazilain oil is also not a fan of cheaper Canadian oil. I am sure that the Saudi’s and Chavez are also not a fan of cheaper Canadian oil.

The pipeline would make the southern refineries less dependent on oil coming in on tankers from anywhere in the world.

3 posted on 01/25/2012 10:08:32 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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