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Billionaire Liberal Donor Gets Way
on Keystone Pipeline

King Features Syndicate, by Rich Lowry

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 4/22/2014 11:12:02 AM

In their wisdom, our Founding Fathers created a system of checks and balances and competing influences among the president and Congress, the states and the federal government, and billionaire liberal donor Tom Steyer. Tom Steyer isn’t Senate majority leader, or chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, or even Senate president pro tem. He’s merely the man who wants to spend $100 million on Democrats this year and who hates the Keystone pipeline. President Barack Obama famously boasted that he has a pen and a phone that give him the power to make Washington act. Except, evidently,

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Let´s keep the heat on this toad. A lot shorter and more readable entry on Tom Steyer, for those who want to get to know him (and his $100M+ effort for Dems) better.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MattMusson, 4/22/2014 11:15:18 AM     (No. 9820119)

Billiare Buys Unemplement for Ten Thousand Americans!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 4/22/2014 11:25:20 AM     (No. 9820144)

Obama is the most left-wing , partisan, un-American, unpatriotic President in my
lifetime, in my opinion, of course. The man simply does not care about the U.S. or its citizens, only about his party base. He talks
about pivoting to jobs and acts in a totally contrary manner.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 4/22/2014 11:38:59 AM     (No. 9820173)

Steyer is not opposed to Keystone because he is "green."
Steyer opposes Keystone because he has competing business interests. His hedge fund has a major interest in a competing existing pipeline. Also, his hedge fund has energy interests in coal and oil that oud haveth the Tar Sands crude.
This is pure bribery and payola.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Evocatus, 4/22/2014 11:58:07 AM     (No. 9820224)

What exactly does Steyer do and how exactly does he benefit from delaying the Keystone pipeline! This story is a good start, but he needs to be called out and disinvested from as a response. It would be very, very good, if every item of business he conducts gets harder and more expensive in every way that´s possible, down to overcharging him for his dry-cleaning.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: jalo1951, 4/22/2014 12:07:26 PM     (No. 9820251)

This is shameful but not unexpected. Sad that we are electing and re-electing morons to run our country.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 4/22/2014 1:03:02 PM     (No. 9820359)

The situation has nothing to do with a political donor, but all to do with a President who makes decisions that affect the Country because his political party is being paid off. Is this not corruption at the highest level ? It is in My opinion.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hotcorner, 4/22/2014 1:04:25 PM     (No. 9820363)

Why isn´t the headline, "Obama bought and sold to highest bidder"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Fat Elvis, 4/22/2014 1:39:48 PM     (No. 9820421)

You mean it wasn´t the Koch Brothers?!
Funny how we never about the Left´s money men.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: paral04, 4/22/2014 2:49:40 PM     (No. 9820521)

Steyer owns shares in Keystone competitor Kinder Morgan. Follow the money with Liberals. sic Al Gore and how much he has made with his global warming farce.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 4Justice, 4/22/2014 2:52:02 PM     (No. 9820527)

We need to demand justice here. This is beyond corrupt and buying a politician IS a crime. Being a bought politician is also a crime. We can NOT be silent about this. We must all demand justice!!!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: marthaville, 4/22/2014 4:58:01 PM     (No. 9820711)

How much of Steyer´s money will find it´s way into Obama´s pocket?

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