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Kerry: Iím approaching the Keystone XL pipeline with a totally blank slate
Hotair ^ | March 13 | ERIKA JOHNSEN

Posted on 03/13/2014 6:23:11 PM PDT by Hojczyk

During a hearing on the State Department’s 2015 budget, Ms. Landrieu, a Democrat who has been a strong pipeline proponent and faces a tough re-election fight this year, pressed Mr. Kerry to approve the project, which would carry crude from Canada’s oil sands and from North Dakota’s Bakken Shale Formation to Gulf Coast refineries.

Ms. Landrieu, the new chairwoman of the Senate Energy Committee, said, “Canada is our closest, strongest trading partner,” and “a majority of American people” support Keystone. “It is hard for me to understand why there are still questions about whether building this pipeline is in our national interest,” she said.

Mr. Kerry, who is currently reviewing whether the pipeline is in the national interest, assured Ms. Landrieu that he is looking at the issue objectively.

“I understand it’s on a lot of people’s minds, a mean a lot of people’s,” said Mr. Kerry, who noted that he has to review public comments along with his department’s lengthy environmental impact report and must “get feedback from eight different agencies.”

“So I’m not at liberty to go into my thinking at this point,” he said, adding, that he is approaching the matter “tabula rasa.”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Canada; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: canada; energy; johnfnkerry; johnkerry; keystonexl; lurch; oil; opec; pipeline; tabularasa
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1 posted on 03/13/2014 6:23:11 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Sure he does/sarc!


2 posted on 03/13/2014 6:24:31 PM PDT by Trueblackman (As a Conservative, I am proud to be on the Obama's enemy list and on the right side of history..)
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To: Hojczyk

“a totally blank slate”... I assume he’s describing his brain.


3 posted on 03/13/2014 6:24:43 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Hojczyk

if he only had a brain


4 posted on 03/13/2014 6:24:58 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Hojczyk

Oh, the angst! How long must one debate the obvious?


5 posted on 03/13/2014 6:25:02 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Hojczyk

He’s such a POS.


6 posted on 03/13/2014 6:25:02 PM PDT by grimalkin (We are a nation under God. If we ever forget this, we are a nation gone under. -Ronald Reagan)
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To: Hojczyk

5 years of studying it and thinking about it, and all they have is a blank slate??? They are blank slates!


7 posted on 03/13/2014 6:25:08 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Hojczyk

Well thank you, John. On the other hand, most of us are perfectly clear that you are a flaming idiot.


8 posted on 03/13/2014 6:25:35 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Hojczyk

There is definitely something blank about his slate.


9 posted on 03/13/2014 6:26:30 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: Hojczyk

Well, Johnnyboy, I have to say that a blank slate is about all you do have to offer. BTT


10 posted on 03/13/2014 6:27:25 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Hojczyk

The only thing blank about Kerry is his brain.


11 posted on 03/13/2014 6:29:02 PM PDT by ZULU (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Hojczyk

It will give this A$$HAT something to deflect when Russia tramples on his new RED LINE on Monday.


12 posted on 03/13/2014 6:30:07 PM PDT by DrDude (Does anyone have a set of balls anymore?)
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To: Hojczyk

Much like his mind. Totally blank.


13 posted on 03/13/2014 6:31:51 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: Hojczyk

With a comment like that, the jokes make themselves. For many reasons, he’d be perfect in any remake of the’ Wizard of Oz’. He already comes “without a brain” and to see that face, you gotta think crows won’t even get close.


14 posted on 03/13/2014 6:32:22 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: Hojczyk

Blank stare maybe. His brain(?) is a blank slate. Or just a piece of slate.


15 posted on 03/13/2014 6:36:02 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: Hojczyk

Blah, Blah, Blah, I was in Vietnam.


16 posted on 03/13/2014 6:37:41 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Hojczyk
Yeah, they asked, and I said exactly what you told me to say.
17 posted on 03/13/2014 6:38:27 PM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Hojczyk
Fixing the title:

Kerry: I’m approaching the Keystone XL pipeline with a totally blank slate brain

18 posted on 03/13/2014 6:38:33 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Hojczyk

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/mar/9/six-senate-seats-could-hinge-on-keystone-pipeline/?page=2

I predict the pipeline gets approved before the election, and unapproved after, sort of like the nuclear power plant in Georgia.


19 posted on 03/13/2014 6:41:43 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: yldstrk

Oh I could tell you why
The ocean’s near the shore
I could think of things I’ve never thought before
And then I’d stop - and think some more . . . .


20 posted on 03/13/2014 6:41:57 PM PDT by dagogo redux
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To: Bushbacker1
Not a totally "blank" brain - he is "Cerveau De Merde."



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21 posted on 03/13/2014 6:45:05 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Hojczyk
Bull. He already knows the conclusion he will come to and facts be damned.

22 posted on 03/13/2014 6:47:15 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: DannyTN

“5 years of studying it and thinking about it”
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Good grief, there are numerous pipelines crisscrossing the US
in all directions, many carrying for more dangerous natural gas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:USgas.jpg
What is the big deal over one that will carry crude oil?
Yes, I know, it is nothing but politics, but what is their REAL reason?


23 posted on 03/13/2014 6:47:35 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: Hojczyk

To match his blank, inbred, communist indoctrinated mind.


24 posted on 03/13/2014 6:47:46 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: yldstrk

And I thought that was how Kerry approached everything...’with a blank slate’...”Unfit To Command”, yet he gave an ultimatum to Russia about troops lined up to go into the Ukraine. oy vey!


25 posted on 03/13/2014 6:49:03 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Hojczyk

Isn’t he busy saving the free world from Russia or something?


26 posted on 03/13/2014 6:55:21 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

A new picture for the dictionary entry “blank slate”.

Thanks Hojczyk.


27 posted on 03/13/2014 6:56:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Hojczyk

Yet another gem from the Secretary of Statements.


28 posted on 03/13/2014 6:57:17 PM PDT by shove_it (my real nickname is Otter)
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To: Hojczyk
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29 posted on 03/13/2014 7:08:05 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Hojczyk

I wonder how that phrase sounds in Russian.


30 posted on 03/13/2014 7:08:43 PM PDT by buffaloguy
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To: DannyTN
Five years in, it's time for the next logical step:

Appoint a bipartisan blue ribbon commission.

31 posted on 03/13/2014 7:12:35 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Hojczyk
A totally blank slate is seared... seared into his brain.

-PJ

32 posted on 03/13/2014 7:14:49 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: AlexW
"Yes, I know, it is nothing but politics, but what is their REAL reason?"

Best I can tell, is they are anti-industry and anti-oil. They don't want us to have cheap oil. They want the price sky high so we have to adopt 3rd world standards of living. I don't think they've thought it through.

33 posted on 03/13/2014 7:19:04 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: ConorMacNessa
drawing a blank is the only thing john kerry knows much of anything about


34 posted on 03/13/2014 7:20:48 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Hojczyk

Doesn’t he read newspapers?


35 posted on 03/13/2014 7:22:29 PM PDT by o-n-money
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To: Hojczyk; MeshugeMikey; Know et al; crosslink; Jane Long; GOPJ; All

” - - - he said, adding, that he is approaching the matter “tabula rasa.” - - - “

Isn’t that Haaaaaaaaaaaavud-speak for “I have no idea what I’m doing?”


36 posted on 03/13/2014 8:00:37 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Hojczyk

“tabula rasa.”

a perfect description of John Kerry - a blank slate.


37 posted on 03/13/2014 8:17:41 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Hojczyk
“It is hard for me to understand why there are still questions about whether building this pipeline is in our national interest,” she said.

Questions that come from leftist democrats. All the move reason to for Louisiana to vote your @ss out, Mary. It's the best thing you could do for the pipeline, lose.

38 posted on 03/13/2014 8:20:59 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Hojczyk

If he only had a brain!

39 posted on 03/13/2014 8:21:12 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Graewoulf
but kerry as told PUTIN that he has until Monday.....to OBEY the great leader..

could it be that theres no THERE THERE at all...with this guy??


40 posted on 03/13/2014 8:21:26 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: sportutegrl
I predict the pipeline gets approved before the election, and unapproved after,

But of course.

He'll be for it, before he's against it.

41 posted on 03/13/2014 8:24:35 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Hojczyk
He's very nuanced:

"I have not yet determined if there are any unattached multi-millionaire oil widows in Canada."

42 posted on 03/13/2014 8:25:55 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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................ he is approaching the matter “tabula rasa.”............

Gee, I knew that Lurch was French, didn’t know that he could bastardize it.

Probably, on Nantucket “tabula rasa” refers to:

“Boy, bring me some table wine soaked raisins” for my wife”

- who looks totally exquisite whilst her checkbook is in
her delicate hand, with her other beautiful manicured hand
working a Mont Blanc pen writing me a check for another $10
Million from her late Republican husband’s estate.

“Thank you dearest! Would you like to take a cruise on the
sailboat that you bought me for the hour before my
government plane picks me up to deal with Putin: him telling the world that 500 atomic bombs will go off.

This might be our last chance together, unless I do what
Obama and Jarrett tell me what to do!

Please, my love, stop eating the raisins, and join me on
our yacht!


43 posted on 03/13/2014 8:28:55 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: FredZarguna
[and if there are, Teresa, make sure you know all of the seasonings in the Bouillabaise.]
44 posted on 03/13/2014 8:29:30 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Hojczyk

................ he is approaching the matter “tabula rasa.”............

Gee, I knew that Lurch was French, didn’t know that he could bastardize it.

Probably, on Nantucket “tabula rasa” refers to:

“Boy, bring me some table wine soaked raisins” for my wife”

- who looks totally exquisite whilst her checkbook is in
her delicate hand, with her other beautiful manicured hand
working a Mont Blanc pen writing me a check for another $10
Million from her late Republican husband’s estate.

“Thank you dearest! Would you like to take a cruise on the
sailboat that you bought me for the hour before my
government plane picks me up to deal with Putin: him telling the world that 500 atomic bombs will go off.

This might be our last chance together, unless I do what
Obama and Jarrett tell me what to do!

Please, my love, stop eating the raisins, and join me on
our yacht!


45 posted on 03/13/2014 8:29:30 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Hojczyk
Kerry: I’m approaching the Keystone XL pipeline with a totally blank stare
46 posted on 03/13/2014 8:35:05 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (GOP = The Whig Party)
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To: Hojczyk

He knows the Obamanation will never say go on the Keystone Pipeline.


47 posted on 03/13/2014 8:39:27 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: Hojczyk

“Kerry: I’m approaching the Keystone XL pipeline with a totally blank slate”

Sounds like ol’ Kerry’s gonna really be using his noggin for real on this one, then.


48 posted on 03/13/2014 8:43:23 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: MeshugeMikey
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49 posted on 03/13/2014 8:49:31 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Hojczyk

Stop posting articles from The Onion.


50 posted on 03/13/2014 8:55:05 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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