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Another blue-collar union asks Senate
Dems to support Keystone XL

Washington Examiner, by Mark Tapscott

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Posted By:grace52, 5/12/2014 11:57:23 AM

Senators are hearing from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in an appeal for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project. The IBEW is the latest of the growing number of traditional blue-collar unions taking an aggressive pro-Keystone position opposed in large part by Big Green environmentalists and their Democratic supporters in the Obama administration.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: strike3, 5/12/2014 12:06:23 PM     (No. 9845696)

The pipeline project will bring in millions of dollars to union coffers, which are depleted due to union membership shrinkage and the employment picture. Once again, Barry the Green Weenie has created a big dilemma for himself.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: varkdriver, 5/12/2014 12:26:14 PM     (No. 9845726)

Said the undercarriage of the bus to the IBEW: "Pleased to meet ya! There´s plenty of room here..."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mackrand, 5/12/2014 12:34:07 PM     (No. 9845734)

Funny how that even at this late date the Unions will still not call a spade a spade. The bottleneck is not in the Congress, it is firmly entrenched in the Oval Office of the White House in the person of Barack Hussein Obama, our do nothing president.

If they really wanted to get Keystone XL off the ground and actively being built the IBEW should communicate their disgust to Obama, not Senators under Harry Reid. Obama has held up this project for six years boys and girls, and there is no excuse he can possibly have to continue to do so.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thefield, 5/12/2014 12:34:49 PM     (No. 9845736)

Barry doesn´t care. The big man that got his money from coal(from non union countries) doesn´t need the Unions anymore.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 5/12/2014 1:07:26 PM     (No. 9845798)

Damn union sheep.Had you not put hussein in the WH we would have had this project on line long ago.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: marthaville, 5/12/2014 2:12:44 PM     (No. 9845898)

The unions, IBEW included, will never fail to send their money to Obama and the Democrats. No matter what Obama does. They got what they paid for.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/12/2014 2:55:31 PM     (No. 9845948)

Obama in his Sombrero "We don´t need no stinkin Unions" we got a billionaire spending $100 million to buy us off.

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