Skip to comments.Keystone opponents vow civil disobedience, vigils starting Monday
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 falls 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 projects 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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Some days, you’re the claw hammer. Some days, you’re the thick skull of a tree-hugging stinking hippie.
Counter-protesters with PA systems blaring Rush Limbaugh at 100dB.
-——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
"May I suggest you use your baton, Officer?"
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.
I always wonder, from whom do these slobs get the money to support themselves with food and shelter?
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!
They want to keep this country pristine but think it’s okay to pollute other countries.
Somebody needs to take a few of these sniveling punks to the woodshed.
I have come to believe there power is slipping away. They need a major win badly
NIMBY has been replaced by BANANA.
Not going to happen...the union thugs they normally bus in and get paid to protest are pissed they are getting screwed by Obamacare...
George Soros! He backs these foreign creeps! They need to be made an endangered species and buried on the back forty!
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.
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.
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......
———moon bats will fight to the death ——
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.
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.
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 - - - - .
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.
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.
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.
Crank up the bulldozers.....
Its the Rachel Corry memorial pancake tournament.....
Why are the envionmentals called progressives when the are against all progress that benefits mankind?
Because they are promoting the progression of communism.
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.
Will the media keep a running total of the oil train wrecks?
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.
Exactly. The Embridge line is doubling capacity with only a couple of short hold ups by scattered true believers.
“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!
“Moonbats will fight to the death to prevent it”
Okay. Am I the only one not seeing a problem here?!?!
Me and my son are volunteering for woodshed duty. 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.