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Why Obama will okay the Keystone pipeline

Financial Post -- Senator Lindsey Graham is batting for Canada and for the Keystone XL pipeline.

“I have been to the oil sands,” the Republican from South Carolina, a big producer of Earthmover tires used in Alberta’s oil sands trucks, said in an interview this week.

Three refineries in his district are eagerly awaiting Canada’s secure oil so they can reduce reliance on imports from abroad.

Jason Kowalski is convinced President Barack Obama will stand by the environmental movement that helped re-elect him and reject Canada’s “dirty oil.”

This is Obama’s first big chance to show us that he is really serious. The president gets ready to take a stand on whether to give a permit to the pipeline between Alberta and the U.S. Gulf — after twice rejecting it and causing Canada’s mad scramble to find new market


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Submitted Feb 10, 2013 By: Nicoalbum
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:02:11 AM

rjh: b/c it benefits a few super rich?
rjhenn
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 4:59:54 PM

Since the northern portion of Keystone XL won't benefit the US, why approve it?
JuicyQ69
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 2:04:29 AM

Time to step up "Prez".
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:48:41 AM

k
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:42:09 AM

ok
Rageagainsttm
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:41:26 AM

Or will he.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:40:34 AM

We will see...
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:37:31 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:37:07 AM

It should have already been completed.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:35:43 AM

Dream on.
amgine27
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:32:33 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:31:57 AM

time will tell
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:31:34 AM

Synthetic crude oil from the Alberta tar sands -- crude, or crud..?
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:30:25 AM

I know Oh-Bama ain't got much sence, but he best listen to Graham!
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:30:10 AM

I don't think obama has the smarts to approve the Keystone pipeline.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:29:17 AM

We still have to get Canada on board with the idea.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:28:36 AM

old news
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:27:41 AM

I agree obimerrell
suicyco16
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:27:14 AM

I don't see him doing anything positive here
smartdilbert
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:26:29 AM

ok
10k
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:26:15 AM

if he does approve it, after talking down on it and rejecting it twice, you can believe his pockets will be bulging..
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:26:06 AM

Start that pipeline.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:25:53 AM

Obama will find a way to assuage the environmentalists, lay lame for anything bad on the republicans and still be America's savior by allowing it to be built...all with the liberal media's help!
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:25:41 AM

Wanna bet?
grandamgt1
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:25:34 AM

This should have been done a long time ago.
tml721
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:25:05 AM

He didn't last year and he won't this year either.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:24:44 AM

As my grandfather used to say - " Time to sh-t or get of the pot"
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:21:29 AM

get er done
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:21:28 AM

Waiting........
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:20:03 AM

Build the pipeline!
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:19:45 AM

Build the pipeline.
PissedATthePump
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:17:56 AM

Sure will, when the dems finish lining their pockets.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:16:58 AM

Anyone have a crystal ball?
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:16:31 AM

Build the pipe line.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:14:46 AM

I'll believe it when I see it and not before.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:14:28 AM

A bad idea that will probably pass.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:11:40 AM

Wouldn't hold my breath waiting for it.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:09:37 AM

Boy, the Internet trolls are fiesty tonight! Something must have woken them up.

Go back to your tree fort, fellas.
PissedATthePump
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:09:10 AM

BHO will sign when the dems get their share of the deal.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:08:53 AM

Don't bet the farm on it.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:08:20 AM

Sorry, I just don't trust anything this president does. I feel he has another, more personal motive.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:07:41 AM

Bummer is not serious, but there is tax money to be made...
billbillON
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:06:42 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:06:17 AM

GOOD!
RevDrCBJ
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:06:17 AM

Too much risk
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:05:53 AM

I'll believe it when I see it.
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:05:34 AM

"Three refineries in his district are eagerly awaiting Canada’s secure oil so they can reduce reliance on imports from abroad."

Somebody please tell Graham that Canadian oil IS an import, and that Alberta will still need the tires if they build a pipeline E or W on their own country's land.
Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:05:30 AM

Don't make promises you don't intend to keep, @mstearno. ;)
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:05:24 AM

It's about time!
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:05:03 AM

Won't believe it til it happens.
Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:04:43 AM

You say, "Lead from behind." @lippoe_sokan.

It's more like holding the door open while the one who goes first falls down the stairs.
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