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America´s Energy Nightmare
National Review, by Gov. Bobby Jindal

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Posted By:tisHimself, 7/10/2014 12:53:13 PM

What do we need to turn our country around? Well, for starters, we need a president who stops getting his energy policies from Hollywood movies — and Hollywood liberals. Consider President Obama’s dithering when it comes to approving the Keystone XL pipeline. First proposed in 2008, this massive infrastructure project would bring low-cost crude oil from fields in Canada southward to the United States. Despite nearly six years of government reviews — and nearly four dozen oil and gas pipelines already safely operating between the U.S. and Canada — the Obama administration and the State Department still have not approved the

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Gov. Jindal looks prettier and prettier every day.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grayjay, 7/10/2014 1:04:40 PM     (No. 9918473)

He will never approve it, nor will he turn it down. He´ll just sit on it until Transcanada cancels the project or his term runs out. Never one to buck controversy, especially with the left.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/10/2014 1:17:59 PM     (No. 9918486)

Obama and democrats want 3.7 Billion to spread around the illegal shelters.
Republicans want the Keystone Pipeline.
Go after Obama and tell HIM to be BI-partisan.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/10/2014 3:36:52 PM     (No. 9918664)

While Obama has dithered, TX and ND have increased production by 2.4 million barrels per day. The oil is still badly needed because the most modern refineries on the gulf coast of the US installed cokers to refine really heavy oils. Now with the pipeline delayed and Mexican heavy oil in decline, these units are idle. A $3.7 billion investment by Canada in US infrastructure plus oil industry investment in a competitive advantage are being wasted because Obama cant make a decision.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/10/2014 6:09:47 PM     (No. 9918856)

#3 -- "... because Obama won´t make a decision."

There, fixed it for you.

PS -- The harder it is for us to use our own oil and gas, or oil and gas from our North American neighbors, the more we´re forced to rely on Middle Eastern supplies... and the more American money goes into the pockets of the Current Occupant´s jihadist Sunni co-religionists. Is the picture getting clearer now?



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