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Canada Train Wreck Shows
Need For Keystone Pipeline

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editprial

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 7/10/2013 6:52:16 AM

An oil-laden train not unlike those rolling down American tracks derailed and exploded Saturday in a Canadian town, proving why pipelines are safer and environmentalist opposition to a pipeline from Canada is misguided. At least 13 people were reported dead and 37 missing in the charred Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, 130 miles east of Montreal, after the accident created an inferno of burning crude. Some may never be found, likely vaporized by the sheer intensity of the blaze that burned for 36 hours. Canada´s oil boom, due largely to development

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fleetusa, 7/10/2013 7:44:36 AM     (No. 9416823)

This Administration and the enviros don´t like any alternative.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 7/10/2013 8:42:07 AM     (No. 9416919)

An hyper-liberal friend claims hauling oil by train is far more efficient and safer than a pipeline. Answer to rebutal facts! "Where´d you get that." Or "I don´t believe that."

Also, the best one. Venzuela´s cars don´t use any fossil fuel so they can ship all their oil out of country. What do they run on? Corn oil and electricity.

Fact, there are practically no cars that even run in Venzuela!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jalo1951, 7/10/2013 9:06:40 AM     (No. 9416968)

I have a train track that runs along my property. I can remember seeing tanks cars loaded down. I was always concerned about what might happen if the train might derail. The tracks have since been sold to a private company what uses it to transport mainly wood items and other materials. While I know it could derail it won´t blow up. Yes, we need the Keystone pipe line for many reasons. But as long as it would be helpful to America obama will not even consider it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 7/10/2013 9:44:39 AM     (No. 9417043)

Oil is being hauled on Warren Buffett´s rails in cars built by Union Tank Car. Know who owns Union Tank Car?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: retiree, 7/10/2013 10:30:17 AM     (No. 9417132)

Don´t hold your breath for this to be passed.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: geoguy, 7/10/2013 11:00:17 AM     (No. 9417192)

Zippy is adamant about not building the Keystone pipeline. The Marxist-in-Chief could care less about a train wreak and a few Frogs got toasted. So what. Serves them right. Everyone should live in a darkened home, sweating in their houses in summer or freezing in winter to save the planet. All the while Zippy pi**es away $100M on a vacation to his homeland.

Don´t ja know, gotta break a few eggs to make an omelet. FORWARD!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 7/10/2013 11:51:52 AM     (No. 9417300)

My first thought on hearing of the train wreck was: "We have pipelines to prevent that."

Zippy is responsible for all people killed by transporting Bakken oil that could have gone underground safely.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: slab, 7/10/2013 5:06:28 PM     (No. 9417853)

Thank you #4 for making me curious. Didn´t take long to learn that Zippy´s buddy Penny Pritzker et.al. plus Buffett own the tank car company and lease them from themselves. 2+2=4. No pipeline while Zippy´s buddies are cashing in.

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