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Van Jones: Obama Approving XL
Pipeline Would Be Like ´Lighting
The Fuse On A Carbon Bomb´

Cybercast News Service, by Joe Schoffstall

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/18/2013 2:30:18 PM

MRCTV caught up with former Green Jobs Adviser to Pres. Obama, Van Jones, at the "Forward On Climate Rally" at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Jones stated he was there to make sure the president doesn´t "make the worst mistake he could possibly make" by approving the "horrible" Keystone XL pipeline - which would be "like lighting the fuse on a carbon bomb." "I´m here to make sure the President of the United States doesn´t make the worst mistake he could possibly make, which is to approve this horrible pipeline which would be,

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O M G Unfortunately, we know there are more than half the morons in this country who will believe this including the idiots in the Democrat party.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/18/2013 2:37:11 PM     (No. 9183371)

It must surely be common knowledge by now that Van Jones is Obummer´s communist spokesperson..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dante, 2/18/2013 2:42:01 PM     (No. 9183378)

Always interesting to be lectured about science by a man who struggles to comprehend Dr.Seuss.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/18/2013 2:53:10 PM     (No. 9183394)

I only saw the wisdom in taking secretarial science classes (typing) when I realized that it was packed full of babes with almost no guys (many years ago).

Barky and his crew care nothing for the actual activity involved here. They are just trying to get politically laid.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 2/18/2013 2:54:01 PM     (No. 9183400)

Anyone with more than 2 brain cells can see that this isn´t about CO2. Carbon Monoxide (CO2) makes up less than 1/2 of 1% of our atmosphere.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: phx4546, 2/18/2013 2:56:10 PM     (No. 9183403)

if CO2 is such a problem...why do they manfacture it and sell soda and beer?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/18/2013 3:00:20 PM     (No. 9183412)

Van Jones´ goal is to keep the tar sands in the ground. He´s already lost that battle because we already import millions of barrels per day through other pipelines. The ironic element of the pipeline is that it might be built for moving oil from Alberta to Texas but because of growth in US production from ND, it might actually end up shipping oil from ND and WY to the gulf.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: altoona, 2/18/2013 3:15:14 PM     (No. 9183442)

How much does Vansky pocket from OPEC and the Chinese?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: krause, 2/18/2013 3:28:01 PM     (No. 9183466)

What about all the other pipelines we have, comrade Van? Do you want to take them out?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: veritas, 2/18/2013 3:41:47 PM     (No. 9183480)

OK, get the Bugs Bunny cut in the queue.

So, any articles on how Van Jones avoids coal-generated electricity? Carbon-based gas in his car? Plastics [only 40% of petroleum goes into transport fuels, you know]? Food delivered by train, truck, forklift? Does he limit himself to 3-story buildings, or does he walk up 30 flights to avoid the electrically-driven elevator [and bring his own candles for light]? No phones, radio, TV? How does he heat water, wash, and dry clothes at home? Make toast? Refrigerate stuff? Does he let them use electric hair-clippers at the barber shop? If his house caught fire, I wonder if he´d have trouble explaining to 9-1-1 that he won´t let the fire department use those big diesel trucks, or take electrically-pumped-to-the-reservoir water from the hydrant? Or go in wearing tanks of electrically-compressed air on their backs? Or that he won´t go to the hospital in a diesel or gas ambulance after the fire captain punches his ignorant arrogant lights out? And forget x-rays!

Hmmmmmm?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 2/18/2013 3:53:10 PM     (No. 9183496)

Some libtards think without the Keystone it will make a difference. Fact The Canadian tar sands will be burned either here or in China

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steveracer, 2/18/2013 4:08:31 PM     (No. 9183519)

Hey Vannster why don´t you urge the dear leader and the mooch to take less vacations and thereby do their part to lower the carbon footprint.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/18/2013 4:11:54 PM     (No. 9183525)

In the meantime, the low info, low income Obama supporters are suffering disproportionately with high fuel expenses.
They are the kings of hypocrisy. Higher fuel prices effect prices on almost all goods and services, and the poorest suffer the most. But
the are just too ignorant to understand the truth and their leaders are not about to explain it to them. Power corrupts.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: marthaville, 2/18/2013 4:21:55 PM     (No. 9183545)

And if Obama does not approve it the Canadians will continue to ship the oil to the west coast via BNSF Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway Railroad. And Mr. Jones says the Republicans are denying science. Sounds like an Al Gore minion.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hicksvillekid59, 2/18/2013 4:28:17 PM     (No. 9183554)

These choom gang boys have been lighting too much choom and it´s addled their brains. Sucking down all that dope and trying to be serious can lead to things like a "carbon bomb".

Stay away from that stuff. It is not good for the ´thinking part´ of life.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 2/18/2013 5:01:37 PM     (No. 9183595)

I doubt that Obama is going to approve this pipeline. As #7 and #10 have indicated, this energy source won´t go to waste in the world, it just won´t benefit the U.S.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 2/18/2013 5:06:03 PM     (No. 9183607)

The only thing not approving the pipeline will do is keep the money out of the US -- most of this will make products that will be exported, and if it does not come to the US the Canadians will sell the stuff to the Chinese who have no issues with carbon emissions.

BTW #4 CO2 is carbon DIoxide not MONoxide (which is CO, only one O).

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Reply 17 - Posted by: coldoc, 2/18/2013 5:19:49 PM     (No. 9183630)

Listening to van jones about what is good for the country would be akin to getting medical advice from josef mengele.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: big red navy cheif, 2/18/2013 5:51:10 PM     (No. 9183682)

Will no one demand a solid evidence trail from "Carbon" to whatever-today´s-crisis-is for the world? Can we force these idiots to - just once - prove something other than rhetoric?


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Reply 19 - Posted by: Flipper3, 2/18/2013 6:10:38 PM     (No. 9183705)

The bald doofus speaks.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: dittohead, 2/18/2013 6:43:50 PM     (No. 9183757)

I´d like to lite the fuse on his bomb!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: uno, 2/18/2013 7:25:28 PM     (No. 9183823)

Yet the Obamboozler´s favorite Communist sure enjoys driving his SUV!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Cooper52, 2/19/2013 12:37:49 AM     (No. 9184176)

The unions are going to be furious if this isn´t allowed. They have been bought off so much that by now they may simply have to lump it. I hope every jerk involved in this controversy suffers. Why aren´t those of us with a brain out there picketing and screaming? The press hates anyone with a brain.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/19/2013 1:44:19 AM     (No. 9184210)

Van Jones bays at the moon a lot.

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