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Senators Ask Obama For
Post-Election Keystone OK

Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 11/20/2012 10:44:41 PM

Now that the election is over, nine Republican and nine Democrats have asked the president to stop making excuses and build a job-creating pipeline that will close the revenue gap through economic growth. The truly bipartisan group of senators, led by Max Baucus, a Montana Democrat and powerful chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and John Hoeven, a North Dakota Republican, wrote President Obama on Friday urging him to quickly issue a permit for the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline that would bring over 830,000 barrels of crude from Canada´s oil sands

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Time to lay some pipe.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 11/20/2012 11:06:22 PM     (No. 9026818)

People act like it is certain BO will ok the pipeline. I don´t think that is certain at all. The petrochemical industry is not a Democratic fiefdom. That alone should tell you that the pipeline is dead. I hope I am wrong, but if we have learned anything in 4 years, politics is the only consideration for BO.

Also I am coming to believe that Obama thinks near-zero economic growth is a worthy goal. Spread what we have in a zero-sum redistribution, but don´t allow the economy to grow. It´s only "justice".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Axeman, 11/20/2012 11:56:43 PM     (No. 9026861)

The world would be so much better if we all lived off the land and allowed the ruling class to take care of us, right?
Darth ValJar will think of something to delay the pipeline, just watch.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 11/21/2012 12:30:40 AM     (No. 9026880)

It is a very large and a wild assumption that obama is playing for the "Home Team"

Another theory as good as the next:

Obama, a Sleeper Agent for World Communism
http://fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com/2010/05/24/obama-a-sleeper-agent-for-world-communism/

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Reply 4 - Posted by: janylou, 11/21/2012 1:35:35 AM     (No. 9026905)

Boom inaction only does what is in his own best interest. He is also a statist. I say he won´t okay it!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/21/2012 3:15:56 AM     (No. 9026930)

What Obama have people been watching the last 4 years? When has he shown any interest in job creation other than what the government pays for?If right wingers stand to gain off this pipeline,you can forget about it.He´s obsessed with cutting off donation sources to republicans.

Obama´s going to be an even harder,more entrenched leftist than before the election. People that bought his bipartisan baloney should have their heads examined for the presence of a brain.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: charliecoconut, 11/21/2012 4:20:49 AM     (No. 9026953)

Why does the President have the power to make this call. Is he King?

What happened to the people of the United States making the call.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 11/21/2012 5:48:00 AM     (No. 9027002)

What happened to these Democrat Senators standing up for the pipeline before this? Oh, no, they had to wait until their man was reelected. If anyone wanted the pipeline they would have done better by endorsing Romney.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/21/2012 5:48:28 AM     (No. 9027004)

Each state should simply start builing it´s section up to the border, and then keep pressing this administration on completion.

Illustrate the jobs being created along the way in steel, construction, and transportation.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/21/2012 5:54:33 AM     (No. 9027013)

Of course he won´t OK it. When has he done anything beneficial for this country?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/21/2012 8:35:17 AM     (No. 9027267)

If the Greenies carried an inflatable pipe in their protest - just how did they figure that inflatable product was manufactured.....by silkworms?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/21/2012 8:41:35 AM     (No. 9027278)

I think it will be approved for one reason: Oil companies payoffs are greater than those from tree huggers.

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