This entire time, I thought that there was hardly a real chance that the Obama administration would ultimately reject the Keystone XL pipeline when it really came down to it. Sure, they’ve been stalling out the wazoo — presumably hoping the PR furor over the proposal would die down a bit, and/or to think up some other tantalizing climate-focused projects with which to quell the green lobby’s inevitable anger — but there is too much bipartisan, international, high-profile and widespread support for the project as both a job creator and energy-security enhancer for the president to really shut it down
I agree. Keystone is toast. The eco-terrorists are more important and besides, why would the putz want to add 20,000 workers working on the pipeline and 100,000 sundry jobs to the employment rolls? His job is to destroy jobs, not add them.
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Country Boy, 2/12/2013 6:28:47 AM (No. 9171429)
The Dems and obama have figured out how to rig the voting booth counting software, so they pretty much don´t care anymore what anybody thinks.
obama´s gonna footdrag this thing as long as he can. He hates this country.
I don´t remember one common sense thing Obama has done since being in office,why start now.Obama thinks all infrastructure projects should be done by central planners at taxpayer expense. he looks at China which doesn´t have the financial burdens of safety net programs.
Yes, they would reject it. Opposition to the Keystone project has become a huge "cause" to the left, because they have been convinced that if this oil is burned, then Global Warming will destroy the planet. Therefore they think it is imperative to keep this Canadian oil in the ground.
The Sierra Club and other major eco-left organizations are dead-set against Keystone. When Obama has to make his choice between economic growth and "Saving the Planet," there is no doubt what his choice will be.
"...The Sierra Club and other major eco-left organizations are dead-set against Keystone..."
And, they have successfully bought off and now own key Indian "nations" in Canada and are they are using them as a front in fighting the good commie fight to stop Canada building any pipeline anywhere. Their wish is to halt any Oil Sands development at all. The entire Canadian enemedia [with one exception] is onside, too.
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