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Stop jerking Canada around
Washington Post, by Charles Krauthammer

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/23/2014 10:23:41 PM

Fixated as we Americans are on Canada’s three most attention-getting exports — polar vortexes, Alberta clippers and the antics of Toronto’s addled mayor — we’ve somewhat overlooked a major feature of Canada’s current relations with the United States: extreme annoyance. Last week, speaking to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Canada’s foreign minister calmly but pointedly complained that the United States owes Canada a response on the Keystone XL pipeline. “We can’t continue in this state of limbo,” he sort of complained, in what for a placid, imperturbable Canadian passes for an explosion of volcanic rage. Canadians may be preternaturally measured

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/23/2014 10:30:36 PM     (No. 9703443)

Dear Canadians. US conservatives desperately want the Keystone pipeline built. Unfortunately, the communists have gained control of our government.

My advice to you: Run from us. We are not dependable. Even if conservatives win in 2016, it will likely be short lived. Look after yourselves - we may have to move there!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ratslayer, 1/23/2014 10:50:03 PM     (No. 9703464)

Commie greens are shooting money to the D´rats.
Obie´s pal donor and supporter, Mr. Buffet is making a killing hauling the oil on his railroads. American consumers,and workers along with Canadian oil producers have no seat at this table.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 1/23/2014 11:12:07 PM     (No. 9703482)

Canada, please give us Alberta. We´ll give you all our blue states. Unfair trade, I know, but we´ll throw in some cash too just to make it fairer.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/23/2014 11:12:18 PM     (No. 9703483)

We´re sorry Canada that BO is our president but idiot leftest put him in charge and he is trying to use the EPA to destroy our economies!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/23/2014 11:18:25 PM     (No. 9703489)

Well said Dr. K -and further to poster#2, the fuss over coal trains here in the NW has been superseded by the fuss over oil trains. Meanwhile preezie´s pal Buffet is laughing all the way to the bank while the US goobermint intentionally dithers over Keystone. The west coast greenies thought coal trains were the end of the world, but now they´ve got a new foe, oil trains, to worry about. Cleaning up coal if a train derails is a heck of a lot easier than cleaning up oil, obviously. Pride and ideology are bitter pills to swallow for failed policy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: smcchk, 1/23/2014 11:24:03 PM     (No. 9703493)

I am close enough to the Canadian border. Do I really have to consider emigrating there? I was thinking Belize instead.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/23/2014 11:29:38 PM     (No. 9703502)

Sorry, not having much luck with Zippy, but would you take the Biebs back as an apology ?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 1/24/2014 12:16:21 AM     (No. 9703541)

Canada, go ahead with your Pacific pipeline and do what is best for your country. Quit waiting for Zippy to read about the Keystone pipeline in the newspaper. And when you make the announcement, be sure to scratch your cheek with your middle finger. Zippy will understand that gesture.

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