Skip to comments.Keystone report can't have it both ways
Posted on 04/15/2014 3:51:53 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
For all the noise about the State Department's final environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline being a "blow" to pipeline opponents, the report contains more than enough information for Secretary of State John Kerry -- a respected environmental champion -- to conclude that the pipeline is not in the national interest.
Although you have to dig a bit, the report recognizes the dangers associated with the tar sands fuel that the pipeline would transport.
Kerry's obligation is to determine what is in the national interest. For all its flaws, the report acknowledges that the tar sands that would get to market through Keystone XL could significantly worsen climate change. That's a risk that climate champions such as Kerry and Obama shouldn't be willing to take.
(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...
Also, what is “M” after their names?
The words respected and John Kerry should never, ever be uttered in the same sentence!
The tar sands oil will be exploited and sold on the world market. The question is whether the production will move south through Keystone to the Gulf or west to Kitimat, loaded onto Chicom tankers, and shipped to China.
It is up to the US to accept delivery of 650,000 B/D of uninterruptible oil or to send that oil to its worst enemy.
You know who else who will probably benefit from these awful oil sands? CALIFORNIA! The State where WAXMAN is from!
well, if we don’t burn it, it isn’t going to get burned, the logic of these folks isn’t even as smart as my dog.
All of that pot, what do you expect, their judgement is permanently impaired.
A communist to the bone
Why the hell should Kerry even have a say in this?
Let’s think about this. Why does the State Department get to review the Keystone Pipeline project? Is it because he’s subjugating himself to foreign interests? Specifically the environmentalists that with to impede U.S interests at home and abroad and are using some unsigned agreement to justify it?
When they start walking, riding a bicycle and flying using power generated from something other than the burning of fossil fuels and the creation of the ‘greenhouse gasses’ they so abhor, I’ll respect them a little bit. Hypocrites both, out to destroy the US and Canada!
I thought the State Department had already given their okey dokey when The Hildabeaste was boss and the final decision was now up to nobama.
Please correct me if I’m wrong.
Somehow the assertion of this writer is that if this pipeline is not built that the tar sands oil will not be marketed and burned. That is pure and total BS. With or without this pipeline the oil will be consumed. It will be refined and burned as fuel in many different forms, but it will happen no matter what this author wants people to believe.
Kerry? The same guy who is supposed to be facing down the Russian GAZPROM squeeze on Ukraine and our European allies? I can’t believe even after Russia uses the freeking gas weapon and threatens to cripple Ukraine’s ability to resist encroachment and to throw Europe into recession anybody, even the looniest libtard, is still even thinking about whether Keystone is a good idea. Good heavens these people are idiots.
I think they left off the preceding “D” and the following “F”.