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State Dept. To Reject Keystone Pipeline
Business Insider ^ | 1/18/2012 | Mamta Batkar

Posted on 01/18/2012 9:07:19 AM PST by SueRae

The controversial Keystone Pipeline will reportedly be denied by President Obama, according to Fox News.

The State Department is expected to vote against the pipeline this afternoon. Transcanada will however be allowed to reapply with an alternate route going through Nebraska. com/obama-to-deny-keystone-pipeline-2012-1#ixzz1jpV0l0Mp

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: deindustrializeusa; enemywithin; energy; keystonexl; nwo; oilsands; pipeline; soros
Trying to subdue the news? .... it's the State Dept., not "The One".
1 posted on 01/18/2012 9:07:21 AM PST by SueRae
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To: SueRae

Here goes Obama attacking the Conservative Party and Stephen Harper again.


2 posted on 01/18/2012 9:09:12 AM PST by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: SueRae

he was forced to take sides.......... he has chosen the hippies over the working man...... are the union bretheren paying attention?


3 posted on 01/18/2012 9:09:44 AM PST by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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To: SueRae

Jobs killer Kenyan!


4 posted on 01/18/2012 9:10:01 AM PST by Fireone (Building the gallows, this one has two nooses.)
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To: SueRae

Obama is passing the buck to Hillary...He’s a master bus driver!!


5 posted on 01/18/2012 9:10:01 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: SueRae

State Department? Interesting. The last time a Clinton made a move like this it benefited the Chinese.


6 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:06 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: SueRae

~!@#$%^&*()_

In other news, Steven Chu has predicted $5 gasoline this summer.


7 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:40 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SueRae

FUBO! Quit bending over for environmental wackjobs with trust funds.

Regardless, it looks like China will be “Barry, Barry” happy with their Canadian oil.

Purposeful? Now that is a good question...hmmm!


8 posted on 01/18/2012 9:11:43 AM PST by mkboyce
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To: SueRae

He’s got Canada pi***** on this one...our neighbor, our ally, our biggest trading partner


9 posted on 01/18/2012 9:12:30 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: SueRae

Obama gives the Republicans a gift in an election year. We have the highest gas prices on record for a January with many experts predicting $5 a gallon gas by May, and this imbecile kills a pipeline deal that would bring more refinable oil to the US Gulf Coast? Obama and his minions constantly obsess about the Republicans saying they want him to fail. No one seems to want Obama to fail more than Obama! This would have created 10s of thousands of jobs, but Obama says “No thanks!” So while the media obsesses about Romney’s taxes or Gingrich’s proposals to put kids who want to work or about whatever else they chose to demagogue Republicans about, we have the serial killer of American jobs, Barack Obama, killing yet more US employment-—and putting the US economy in even deeper jeopardy with record gas prices. What a dunce.


10 posted on 01/18/2012 9:12:49 AM PST by MissesBush (Raising taxes on an economy in a death spiral is like taking up smoking when you have emphysema)
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To: SueRae

This man is Overjoyed!

11 posted on 01/18/2012 9:13:05 AM PST by GraceG
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To: SueRae

Hussein hates America, as this is more evidence.

However, the kiss ass media will begin reporting Hussein wants to increase domestic oil drilling...which is supposed to circumvent Hussein’s miserable failure on the Keystone issue.


12 posted on 01/18/2012 9:14:00 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: SueRae
ROTF! Blame Foggy Bottom!

Note to the MSM: Nice try. SNORT.

13 posted on 01/18/2012 9:14:32 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: SueRae

So the Department of State is running our national energy policy now? Those dopes over at Foggy Bottom couldn’t find their way out of a paper bag.


14 posted on 01/18/2012 9:14:55 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: SueRae
Obama wants to kill the pipeline but does not want Hilary Clinton to second guess him on the decision. He also does not want other people in his administration to say the pipeline was a good idea.

Everyone has to drink the Koolade. Just like the People's Temple and Jim Jones.

15 posted on 01/18/2012 9:15:15 AM PST by detective
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To: massgopguy

More proof this administration does not work for us.


16 posted on 01/18/2012 9:15:23 AM PST by opentalk
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To: MissesBush

If none of the GOP candidates brings up Keystone pipeline in the next debate, I am walking away from the “party of stupid”.


17 posted on 01/18/2012 9:15:44 AM PST by GraceG
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To: joe fonebone

—he was forced to take sides...—

Yup. In an election year they forced him to put his money where his mouth is. And now everyone knows.

The biggest problem Obama has this election cycle is that this time he is a known quantity.

He will not finish his term. (IMO)


18 posted on 01/18/2012 9:18:17 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: SueRae

DRILL HERE!

DRILL NOW!


19 posted on 01/18/2012 9:18:44 AM PST by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: SueRae

FUBO!


20 posted on 01/18/2012 9:20:08 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: SueRae
He was forced to make a choice earlier than he wanted, and chose to pander to his base, as he'd lose too many of his supporters otherwise. He (and his minions) need every vote to remain even somewhat viable in this election. Passing off responsibility to the house won't hide the fact that this is his (and his minions) doing.

I call this treason...

Anyone taking a poll that before the elections can be held, some major event "occurs", requiring a suspension of the constitution and assumption of dictatorial powers to "save the republic"? Can you say "Preemptive Nuke Strike"?

Hold onto your butts, the next few months are going to get real interesting...

21 posted on 01/18/2012 9:21:12 AM PST by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: SueRae

Is there one Democrat senator or member of congress who will go on record opposing this decision? When hell freezes over...


22 posted on 01/18/2012 9:23:57 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: SueRae
SKYROCKET
23 posted on 01/18/2012 9:29:04 AM PST by FrankR (What you resist...PERSISTS!)
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To: SueRae

So now Obama can tell the Unions, “I didn’t let you down, it was that Pesky ol’ State Dept.” A contingent from Canada has already went to China to make plans to sell them the oil. China will probably make the pipe and ship it to Canada.


24 posted on 01/18/2012 9:36:55 AM PST by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: massgopguy
The last time a Clinton made a move like this it benefited the Chinese.

..and the Indonesians...........remember the coal.......and the Cole..........

25 posted on 01/18/2012 9:40:21 AM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: GraceG

I have not heard one single candidate for president bring up gas prices!
They need to hang that issue around obamas neck.
$3.17 Tuesday AM in South Fort Worth TX.
$3.29 Wednesday AM same store 24 hours later.
Just the plan to run the Keystone pipeline would cause oil pricing to plunge.
We need cheap fuel, change out the resident of the white hut!!!


26 posted on 01/18/2012 9:40:32 AM PST by 9422WMR
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To: SueRae
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2834448/posts?page=38#38

I stand by my post. GRRRR!

27 posted on 01/18/2012 9:40:40 AM PST by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et. al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: SueRae
Trying to subdue the news? .... it's the State Dept., not "The One".

Because the pipeline crosses and international border, the state department gets to approve or rejected based upon the "best interests of the nation".

It is really the best leverage he has to stop it. Otherwise it would only be rerouted but not stopped.

28 posted on 01/18/2012 9:42:23 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase
Passing off responsibility to the house won't hide the fact that this is his (and his minions) doing.

That's exactly what is going to happen. By the time the summer rolls around the Dems and their propaganda arm--otherwise known as the mainstream media--will have a large percentage of brain-dead Americans convinced that this is the fault of House Republicans.

29 posted on 01/18/2012 9:42:27 AM PST by Ranald S. MacKenzie (It's the philosophy, stupid.)
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To: GraceG

Rick Perry: Americans should be ‘unhinged’ by decision to reject Keystone pipe path
http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2012/01/18/rick-perry-americans-should-be-unhinged-decision-reject-keystone-pipe-path#ixzz1jpej0tHX
January 18, 2012

Asked about the imminent decision expected from the State Department that sources say will call for a rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to Texas, Republican presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry said it’s no surprise, but it doesn’t make the decision any better.

“It doesn’t surprise me but it’s again — the president’s focused more on the next election than on the next generation.

“Getting this country independent of foreign sources of crude from countries that are not our friends is really problematic. So this Canadian oil, there’s a possibility we could lose it to China with that decision so I hope Americans will really become unhinged with that decision because it is a really bad decision for our country, for energy independence and sends a horrible message at a time that were headed to $4 and $5 oil or excuse me $4 or $5 gasoline, to have a neighbor who’s willing to sell us crude that is available.”


30 posted on 01/18/2012 9:45:01 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: SueRae

Under what authority does the State Department do this? This reeks of the corruption that “free trade” has spread throughout our government.

Constitutionally speaking it is Congress who should decide.


31 posted on 01/18/2012 9:50:14 AM PST by hedgetrimmer
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To: 9422WMR

Bachmann spoke on the subject of gas prices fairly often, IIRC.


32 posted on 01/18/2012 9:58:04 AM PST by MortMan (Americans are a people increasingly separated by our connectivity.)
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To: SueRae

So now both Obama and Hillary are tainted with this decision.


33 posted on 01/18/2012 10:01:00 AM PST by Brilliant
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To: SueRae
Oddly, the Colonial Pipeline is perfectly OK... the "pipeline of prosperity."



But the Keystone XL Pipeline is horrid... the "pipeline of death."





What is the difference?

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34 posted on 01/18/2012 12:29:40 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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