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The real, and dirty, Obama scandal
CNN International ^ | May 30, 2013 | by Van Jones

Posted on 05/30/2013 7:40:24 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Last week, members of the House of Representatives turned their attention to the biggest Obama scandal yet.

No, I do not mean the IRS or Benghazi. Those are more partisan witch hunt than true scandal, a point backed up by recent CNN polling that shows independents and moderates trust the White House's take.

This is the real scandal: President Obama said in his second inaugural address that failing to act on climate change would "betray future generations." Now, many expect that he is ready to do exactly that by approving the Keystone XL pipeline.

Last week, the pro-Keystone House of Representatives voted to take the decision out of Obama's hands. It may be unnecessary.

In fact, Organizing for Action -- the Obama campaign organization that speaks for the president through his Facebook and Twitter accounts -- recently told activists that because the president has not taken a position on the pipeline, they should take their advocacy elsewhere.

Even more scandalous: The White House appears to be basing its decision on myths.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cnn; communist; globalwarming; hoax; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; vanjones
Communist. And Obama pal.
1 posted on 05/30/2013 7:40:24 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This is a joke, right?


2 posted on 05/30/2013 7:41:56 PM PDT by Volunteer (Though I know that the hypnotized never lie, do ya? - The Who)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What???!


3 posted on 05/30/2013 7:42:58 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Impeachment File on Benghazi Coward “B. Hussein Obama,” formerly known as Barry Soetoro, a legal citizen of the sovereign Nation of Indonesia.


4 posted on 05/30/2013 7:43:48 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Communist. And Obama pal.

There's a reason some of us call CNN the Communist News Network.

5 posted on 05/30/2013 7:45:18 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Van Jones would not hesitate to order gov stooges to kill innocent conservatives. That man is a dangerous zealot.


6 posted on 05/30/2013 7:46:13 PM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Hey Van! You want a shooting war, right? I mean that's what you have stated all along. No problem, I think you are pushing all the right buttons. Your butt boy 0bama is on board, so everything should go according to plan.

Just a reminder Van, stuff doesn't always work out as planned.

5.56mm

7 posted on 05/30/2013 7:46:45 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Thought the rules required a Barf Alert for Van Jones posts....


8 posted on 05/30/2013 7:50:19 PM PDT by Reo (the 4th Estate is a 5th Column)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

HEY KIDS! IT'S CANDY VAN JONES!


9 posted on 05/30/2013 7:53:54 PM PDT by IncPen (When you start talking about what we 'should' have, you've made the case for the Second Amendment)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Communist. And Obama pal.

Enough said.

10 posted on 05/30/2013 7:55:05 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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Keystone XL is not just another pipeline moving "oil." It would carry chemically treated tar sands.

Now I'm confused.

My understanding was that the sand was separated out near the mining site. Certainly seems that piping a slurry of sand and oil would make movement more challenging.

I also was under the impression that stuff traveling thru the pipeline was basically the same as any other type of oil. Possibly heavier than most, but very similar.

Is this incorrect?

11 posted on 05/30/2013 7:56:33 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

When I read something like this I realize I don’t even live on the same planet as Van Jones and the “progressive” clergy ...


12 posted on 05/30/2013 7:58:00 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Constitution-hating communist bastard!


13 posted on 05/30/2013 8:05:08 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

LOL @ Van Jones


14 posted on 05/30/2013 8:06:32 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Those are more partisan witch hunt than true scandal, a point backed up by recent CNN polling that shows independents and moderates trust the White House’s take.”

A dead ambassador is a partisan witch hunt?

The IRS not just targeting people because of their politics, but using color of law to investigate every person they associate with is not a scandal but a partisan with hunt?

A poll determines truth?

Three strikes you’re out, CNN. Say hello to MSNBC.


15 posted on 05/30/2013 8:10:12 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Oldeconomybuyer.
This is the real scandal: President Obama said in his second inaugural address that failing to act on climate change would "betray future generations." Now, many expect that he is ready to do exactly that by approving the Keystone XL pipeline.
He's been expected to do that for a year or more, and, bupkis.


16 posted on 05/30/2013 8:11:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Sherman Logan
The oil from those Canadian tar sands is. . . . tar-like. Duh.

Hence the name. Anyway, it's diluted with a liquid hydrocarbon similar to kerosene or diesel to make it all (the mixture) flow much more readily through the pipelines.

Virtually NO sand is in the mixture, as this would scour out the pipeline from the inside, reducing wall thickness of the pipes, and creating leaks and maintenance issues.

Search for "dilbit" on the web.

17 posted on 05/30/2013 8:15:57 PM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: Reo; Oldeconomybuyer
"Thought the rules required a Barf Alert for Van Jones posts...."

You beat me to it.

Please apply [Barf Alert] to the end of V. Jones titles....

18 posted on 05/30/2013 8:29:20 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see)
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19 posted on 05/30/2013 9:21:08 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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“Odumbo is ready to approve the Keystone XL pipeline?”.......

I’ll believe it when I see it in writing.
Seems last week there was news that the Congress is preparing to go around Odumbo and get the pipeline going WITHOUT Odumbo’s permission. GETTER DONE!!!!!


20 posted on 05/31/2013 6:24:38 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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Right.


21 posted on 05/31/2013 8:09:19 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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