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Keystone opponents vow civil disobedience, vigils starting Monday
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Posted on 02/01/2014 2:24:31 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Keystone opponents vow civil disobedience, vigils starting Monday

Published February 01, 2014 FoxNews.com

Environmentalists and other opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline are ramping up their opposition to the project following the release Friday of a largely favorable State Department report -- vowing to hold vigils, jump into the November elections and even perform acts of civil disobedience.

The report raising no major environmental concerns bolster the hopes of the oil industry, some union groups, congressional Republicans and others that President Obama will soon approve the $7 billion project, after a roughly five year wait.

They say the Canada-to-Texas pipeline will create tens of thousands of jobs and make the United States less dependent on foreign oil.

However, within hour of the release of the report, opponents were pressing forward with a lawsuit to challenge the project, public protests and an effort to inject the issue into this fall’s elections.

Among the critics is a coalition of landowners and environmentalists that says there is still cause for denying a federal permit.

And farmers and ranchers in Nebraska are planning to run for seats on a state board that regulates power stations that are needed along the project’s route.

Meanwhile, national activists say they have recruited more than 75,000 volunteers willing to participate in civil disobedience, should Obama approve the project.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: energy; keystonexl; oil; pipeline
Folks, it's just a pipeline.......
1 posted on 02/01/2014 2:24:31 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Some days, you’re the claw hammer. Some days, you’re the thick skull of a tree-hugging stinking hippie.


2 posted on 02/01/2014 2:29:27 PM PST by angryoldfatman
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To: Sub-Driver

Counter-protesters with PA systems blaring Rush Limbaugh at 100dB.


3 posted on 02/01/2014 2:29:56 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

good idea...


4 posted on 02/01/2014 2:32:55 PM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Sub-Driver

-——Folks, it’s just a pipeline.......-—

No, that is incorrect

The Keystone is a line the wackos have drawn in the sand...... .It will not be crossed at any cost

Moonbats will fight to the death to prevent it


5 posted on 02/01/2014 2:33:12 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Sub-Driver
Let the arrests begin.

"May I suggest you use your baton, Officer?"

6 posted on 02/01/2014 2:33:38 PM PST by red-dawg (<<< click.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think the affected States should get together and just go through and build the thing and just tell the Feds and greenies to STFU.


7 posted on 02/01/2014 2:34:21 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: Sub-Driver

I always wonder, from whom do these slobs get the money to support themselves with food and shelter?


8 posted on 02/01/2014 2:34:22 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Sub-Driver

Dirty hippies who live off of public grant money and too lazy to work. Run em up a tree and let’s get to work!


9 posted on 02/01/2014 2:34:23 PM PST by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: bert

They want to keep this country pristine but think it’s okay to pollute other countries.


10 posted on 02/01/2014 2:38:45 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: Sub-Driver
So in other words, when we get what we want, it's justice and "the System" works. When we don't get what we want, we cry and pout and stomp our feet and protest like whiny babies because justice isn't served and "the System" is broken.

Somebody needs to take a few of these sniveling punks to the woodshed.

11 posted on 02/01/2014 2:43:03 PM PST by IronJack
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To: ladyjane

I have come to believe there power is slipping away. They need a major win badly


12 posted on 02/01/2014 2:45:27 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Sub-Driver
they have recruited more than 75,000 volunteers willing to participate in civil disobedience I call BS. There are millions of people in this country that want the pipeline. If these a holes want to make this an issue in the election they will lose big time.
13 posted on 02/01/2014 2:45:47 PM PST by lardog ( Obama should be locked up.)
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To: Sub-Driver

NIMBY has been replaced by BANANA.


14 posted on 02/01/2014 2:47:35 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Meanwhile, national activists say they have recruited more than 75,000 volunteers willing to participate in civil disobedience, should Obama approve the project.

Not going to happen...the union thugs they normally bus in and get paid to protest are pissed they are getting screwed by Obamacare...

15 posted on 02/01/2014 2:49:28 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

George Soros! He backs these foreign creeps! They need to be made an endangered species and buried on the back forty!


16 posted on 02/01/2014 2:49:34 PM PST by lu shissler (ecause)
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To: Sub-Driver
recruited more than 75,000 volunteers willing to participate in civil disobedience

Can they be for something a bit more useful? What I really have in mind is using them as plug fodder for when the new pipeline needs to be flushed of construction debris.

17 posted on 02/01/2014 2:50:17 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Sub-Driver
national activists say they have recruited more than 75,000 volunteers willing to participate in civil disobedience, should Obama approve the project.

What a load of horse pucky. They may have 75K soccer moms, moonbat shoppers, and greenies, that signed a petition or something, but there is no way there are 75K people willing to engage in civil disobedience because of a pipeline.

18 posted on 02/01/2014 2:53:33 PM PST by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: bert

Moonbats will fight to the death to prevent it....

That would sure be a pity if they went and committed suicide like that.....a dirty rotten shame......


19 posted on 02/01/2014 2:54:36 PM PST by Nekman (The Dems are SocialistCommunistUtopianMarxists...SCUM for short...it FITS!)
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To: Nekman

———moon bats will fight to the death ——

: )


20 posted on 02/01/2014 2:56:39 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, if they’re going to lay down in front of D-10N dozers it could be time for a Rachel Corrie moment...

Why don’t they protest shipping all of the oil from N. Dakota by RR tank cars? That is far more likely to lead to a spill than a pipeline. Oh, that’s right, owebama and soros’ buddy buffet owns the RR.


21 posted on 02/01/2014 3:13:34 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Folks, it's just a pipeline.......

And one of very many. Having pipelines has not destroyed our country. It has made us competitive and provided lots of economical energy to much of the country.

Map of major natural gas and oil pipelines in the United States. Hazardous liquid lines in red, gas transmission lines in blue.

22 posted on 02/01/2014 3:17:11 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: ladyjane; thackney

Which refinery will produce the fewest pollutants from Canadian Tar Sands?

The “Greenies” vote seems to be with China.

BTW, how do the national regulations concerning discharge of pollutants from Refineries compare between China and the USA?

Surely, the Greenies have done their due diligence - - - - .


23 posted on 02/01/2014 3:23:39 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: thackney

Do the liberals know we have an existing huge network of pipelines?

The liberals act as if this pipeline would be unique, crossing productive farmland, and rendering that farmland unusuable for agriculture, use scarce water resources in the dry Great Plains, etc. A few facts would go a long way, rather than hysteria about what would be just one more pipeline.


24 posted on 02/01/2014 3:25:05 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: bert
I have come to believe there power is slipping away. They need a major win badly

The '60s and '70s radicals who are the leaders of their "movement" and who have been infecting the government with their "second childhood" over the past decade or so, are retiring or dying off.

The current generation just doesn't have their zeal. If you held an anti-Keystone rally on the day of issue of the new "Grand Theft Auto," you'd probably have a pretty sparse crowd of protesters.

25 posted on 02/01/2014 3:46:18 PM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: bert
Moonbats will fight to the death to prevent it>|

The reports are in, this is a done deal. Does the left really think their own national level politicians will try and stop this now? They have no more excuses and it would be political suicide for them to try. Reelection is the only thing they care about so the pipeline will go in. The president may slow it down for awhile and Kerry will continue to be a puppet and dance as the president says but this pipeline will go in. There will be a clear decision to complete the pipeline before the next election campaign cycle kick into full swing. Remember that control of the senate is on the line. The socialist-left will have to swing back to the middle to get the votes needed to maintain control of the senate. They have no choice in the matter.

26 posted on 02/01/2014 3:50:13 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: Sub-Driver

Crank up the bulldozers.....

Its the Rachel Corry memorial pancake tournament.....


27 posted on 02/01/2014 4:19:10 PM PST by njslim (T)
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To: angryoldfatman

Why are the envionmentals called progressives when the are against all progress that benefits mankind?


28 posted on 02/01/2014 4:24:34 PM PST by ully2
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To: ully2

Because they are promoting the progression of communism.


29 posted on 02/01/2014 4:26:41 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: red-dawg

Anyone who obstructs the pipeline construction gets ONE warning to disperse. After that begin arresting them one by one.

They can get out when they figure out a way to replace the need for nuclear, coal, natural gas and diesel for ALL electricity production in the US AND replace the need for heating oil, natural gas/propane for domestic heat and hot water.


30 posted on 02/01/2014 4:38:59 PM PST by matt04
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To: Sub-Driver

Will the media keep a running total of the oil train wrecks?


31 posted on 02/01/2014 5:47:46 PM PST by Lockbox
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To: Sub-Driver

Actually its kind of funny how easily distracted they are. While they’ve spent years throwing the Keystone tantrum, other pipelines have undergone capacity upgrades with little notice.

The Embridge line across southern Michigan has been held up for a day or two a couple of times but is nearing completion.


32 posted on 02/01/2014 5:48:48 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Exactly. The Embridge line is doubling capacity with only a couple of short hold ups by scattered true believers.


33 posted on 02/01/2014 5:51:26 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nowhere Man

“I think the affected States should get together and just go through and build the thing and just tell the Feds and greenies to STFU.”

Indeed. The states can build what they want to anyway, it’s just the final international connection that obama can prevent. Build the whole damn thing except the last inch and let’s see if that fucher has the balls to prevent the construction of that last inch!


34 posted on 02/01/2014 5:52:29 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: bert

“Moonbats will fight to the death to prevent it”

Okay. Am I the only one not seeing a problem here?!?!


35 posted on 02/01/2014 6:10:11 PM PST by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: IronJack

Me and my son are volunteering for woodshed duty. When do we start.


36 posted on 02/01/2014 6:21:31 PM PST by certrtwngnut (')
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To: certrtwngnut
When do we start.

Whenever THEY do ... And drop me a line if you need reinforcements. I'm not in North Dakota, but I'll find a way.

37 posted on 02/02/2014 6:56:52 AM PST by IronJack
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