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Obama Blames Republicans For Keystone XL Decision

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The big news of the day, aside from the idiot rally finally being back on full bore, is that the Obama administration finally pushed Canada's hand in telling it to sell its crude to China instead of the US, which we are confident it will gladly do. Much of this was largely priced on, as was the fact that opportunity for significant job creation was just kicked to the curb. What was not however expected, is that in keeping up with the fine tradition of taking responsibility for his decisions and actions, kinda sorta, America's president said that it was really the republicans whose fault it is that Keystone XL is now and will remain in its blueprint stages. From The Hill: "Obama said he was not acting on the merits of TransCanada Corp.’s plan, but instead was forced to make the decision based on the “arbitrary” deadline mandated by GOP provisions in December’s payroll tax cut extension deal. "As the State Department made clear last month, the rushed and arbitrary deadline insisted on by Congressional Republicans prevented a full assessment of the pipeline’s impact, especially the health and safety of the American people, as well as our environment," Obama said in a prepared statement. “As a result, the Secretary of State has recommended that the application be denied. And after reviewing the State Department’s report, I agree,” Obama added. In other words, do you remember where you were when the republicans blocked the Keystone Pipeline?

Naturally, Republicans were not happy, and will use this faux pas to the fullest extent.

House Republicans blasted Obama for his decision to reject the pipeline at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

 

"President Obama is destroying tens of thousands of American jobs and shipping American energy security to the Chinese," House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said. "The president is selling out American jobs for politics.”

 

Boehner vowed to continue pushing for approval of the pipeline.

 

"This is not the end of the fight. Republicans in Congress will continue to push this because it is good for our country, it is good for the economy and it’s good for the American people," he said.

 

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) said Wednesday that he has invited Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify before his panel next week on the pipeline decision.

 

President Obama, while nixing the project, sought to show that he backs expanded oil-and-gas development.

 

“I’m disappointed that Republicans in Congress forced this decision, but it does not change my Administration’s commitment to American-made energy that creates jobs and reduces our dependence on oil,” Obama said.

 

“In the months ahead, we will continue to look for new ways to partner with the oil and gas industry to increase our energy security – including the potential development of an oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf of Mexico – even as we set higher efficiency standards for cars and trucks and invest in alternatives like biofuels and natural gas,” said the president.

 

“And we will do so in a way that benefits American workers and businesses without risking the health and safety of the American people and the environment,” he added.

The sad thing is that due to yet more political bickering, nobody is a bigger winner here than China and OPEC: precisely the two organizations that America should be most concerned about, and not who has how many votes where. But such is the terminal game of political marionettes which we have.

In the meantime, The Ogallala Aquifier will be appreciated in all its pristine beauty by ever more unemployed Americans, whose jobs skills petrify as most they remain without a job for a record 40+ weeks.

 


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Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:33 | Link to Comment emsolý
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Couldn't he blame the snow?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:35 | Link to Comment spiral_eyes
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nah he should do a brother nathanael and blame the jews.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:41 | Link to Comment macholatte
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Presidential Accomplishments

I get tired of all the mail stating the President hasn’t accomplished anything.
An impressive list of accomplishments!

 

· First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner.

· First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in.

· First President to preside over a cut to the credit-rating of the United States

· First President to violate the War Powers Act. .

· First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico .

· First President to defy a Federal Judge’s court order to cease implementing the Health Care Reform Law.

· First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party.

· First President to spend a trillion dollars on ‘shovel-ready’ jobs when there was no such thing as ‘shovel-ready’ jobs.

· First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters.

· First President to by-pass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive fiat. .

· First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S. , including those with criminal convictions.

· First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees.

· First President to terminate America ’s ability to put a man in space.

· First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present.

· First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it.

· First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke-out on the reasons for their rate increases.

· First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it is allowed to locate a factory.

· First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).

· First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.

· First President to fire an inspector general of Ameri-corps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.

· First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office. .

· First President to golf 73 separate times in his first two and a half years in office, 90 to date.

· First President to hide his medical, educational and travel records.

· First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.

· First President to go on multiple global ‘apology tours’.

· First President to go on 17 lavish vacations, including date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends; paid for by the taxpayer.

· First President to have 22 personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.

· First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.

· First President to repeat the Holy Qur’an tells us the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth.

· First President to take a 17 day vacation.

So how is this hope and change working out for you?

 

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/01/11/presidential-accomplishments/

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:46 | Link to Comment LongSoupLine
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wow, that is a lot of "change"!

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:58 | Link to Comment trav7777
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there probably weren't enough black companies that had payola from any project.  So he rejected it.

It's something as simple as that, one of his favored interests wasn't getting paid enough.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:53 | Link to Comment old naughty
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Hey, Harper buddy, I did not reject it, the other party did. I showed you an alternative, let's give it another run.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 22:25 | Link to Comment philipat
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Hey, Obama Buddy. Shove(el) it, we'll build a pipeline to BC and sell the oil to the Chinese. if you don't want it, they do.

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 09:17 | Link to Comment Chief KnocAHoma
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Actually I am impressed that he didn't blame his failure to provide for our engery needs on race.

"A pipeline coming from a majority white country would only surpress the disadvantged. We need new engery sources... like unicorn shit or magic beans. Only those clean inovations will make this nation secure."

PS - Why is press having a stroke about Romney's tax returns? What about Obama's college transcripts?

Keep it clean you turd eaters.

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 09:27 | Link to Comment Chief KnocAHoma
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Oh and PPS -

I can also hear Huesein Obama adding this to his speach - "Sure I flushed over $500-million of your tax payer dollars down the toilet on unproven solar technologies, and that is another reason the mean old racist white Republicans don't want this pipeline.. It is a proven affordable engery sourse and ... wait I am confusing myself.... RACIST."

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:48 | Link to Comment Cheesy Bastard
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Oh, and also he can legally shoot American citizens, or if he is feeling benevolent he can simply detain them indefinitely without due process.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:53 | Link to Comment NumberNone
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- First president to arm Mexican drug smugglers with weapons in order to push for stricter gun control laws in the US.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:04 | Link to Comment Gully Foyle
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NumberNone

"First president to arm Mexican drug smugglers with weapons in order to push for stricter gun control laws in the US."

Only true in the sense of using Mexicans instead of various drug dealers worldwide. Maybe not even the first to arm Mexicans.

You do understand that arming one cartel allows our boys to pick and choose who controls the pipeline. Who controls our neighbors south of the border.

When Poppy took out Noriega drug smuggling quadrupled overnight.

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:18 | Link to Comment moondog
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There are some uneducated folks engaged in discussion here. Who would give you a negative for a true statement? Go back to watching the corporate media dummies. Gully, it's sad that our country is full of a bunch of sheeple who can't think critically. How the hell did they find their way onto ZH?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:30 | Link to Comment blunderdog
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Posts that start with the name "Obama" are usually intended to kick off the communal "5-hour hate" session.  There are places you can have good conversations here, though.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:42 | Link to Comment covsire
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It's critical thought assassins who label thoughts they don't like as "hate" speech that do more damage to constructive debate than anything else.  Obama supports are the worst offenders if you ask me because rarely do they actual debate with substance. 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:47 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Pray tell, where did you get your mastery of Newspeak??

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:57 | Link to Comment blunderdog
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Don't think you'll find many Obama supporters here, but I know they exist.  I enjoy a good substantive debate, myself.

But do you think that's the point of the pages of comments about Michelle Obama being fat and ugly?  Or Obama being Muslim?  Or both of them being black?

There's substance, but these aren't the threads where you'll find it. 

Personally, I like it here.  I appreciate the window into the thoughts of some of my countrymen.  Moderated boards suck.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:45 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Well said...

I shudder to think  if there was ever a Post that was titled "Obama says Global Warming is Serious Issue"

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:24 | Link to Comment spankfish
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We've been arming drug dealers/cartels/warlords for decades.  Gun running and war is profitable for some.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:12 | Link to Comment moondog
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First president to arm Mexican drug smugglers? Perhaps, but previous administrations have been complicit in illegal activity. The latest scam on the American public is a two fer. Arm CIA associates AND do away with gun rights.

Keep in mind that the CIA has been engaged in trading drugs and guns for a while. Remember Iran-contra?

http://youtu.be/fy9JCDchk34

The Left|Right argument is a fallacy. Money is king, and our system has been corrupt for a long, long time. The government is the mob, with legal authority.

Both Bushes were dirty, Clinton was dirty, Obama is dirty. Some things never change in the good ole US of A.

Do what you can locally to wake up your neighbors. Prepare, and protect yourself and your loved ones. The big shitstorm is coming.

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:53 | Link to Comment PulpCutter
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All that typing, and you're still completely clueless.

The individual mandate was originally a Republican idea.  Even Fox News got that one:

http://politics.foxnews.mobi/quickPage.html?page=23888&content=35925395&...

So much for the "Constitutional Crisis". 

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:56 | Link to Comment john39
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there is only one party...    left vs right is entertainment for the masses.   And yeah, brother nathaniel would agree...

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:20 | Link to Comment moondog
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By george I think he's got it.

+1000

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:57 | Link to Comment Stax Edwards
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Make no mistake there are differences, however, at this pivotal point economically it would be nice to set the social and religious issues aside for a few years and do what the American people need to fix our economy.

You see, the interests of the American People may in fact differ from those of our new banker overlords, I know, Shocker.  Damn shame bonuses have fallen all the way to 375k at Goldman (chump change). 

Lets not forget Goldman Sachs great contributions to our society.  Who can forget the Fabulous Fabrice Tourre?  I actually put an American flag on my house the day congress was grilling he and Blankfein.  Abacus was a gift from Blankfein with a bill for the taxpayers.  I believe it has now been conclusively proven that John Paulson can only make money when he gets to hand pick the bad paper he wants to bet against.  Who would have thunk it? 

Goldman is happy to provide such services to the detriment of our society as a whole, and for that we should all be thankful.

Hell, Goldman is responsible for helping Greece cook the books as needed to make it into the Euro.  Yes, Greece did not qualify for the Euro without the "Paulson Special" they provided for the Greek .gov to make it in the union.  We should thank our GS overlords for their service.  Certainly some of the money we lost in the last few years could be attributed to Goldmans marvelous financial engineering. 

We are blessed with people of such fine moral terpitude that are willing to take time off from GS to run our treasury department & often times federal reserve.  Hell Goldman alums are even willing to run Italy and Greece now.  Good people over at GS indeed.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 21:49 | Link to Comment blunderdog
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Goldman is responsible for helping Greece cook the books as needed to make it into the Euro.

Yeah, just one of those funny things, right? 

That's the kind of thing that would be suspicious if you found it happening at sporting events or with insurance policies.  But no one could possibly imagine anything untoward happening in the banking industry.  What, like these guys could ever even *try* to plan something more than a quarter in advance?  That they'd make decisions solely for the purpose of long-term profit? 

Unpossible.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:19 | Link to Comment Uncle Sugar
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PulpCutter - I love how you idiots apply relativism to justify illegal and/or immoral acts implemented by the left.  How many times have we heard "Well Bush did it first" as if that is supposed to make it ok for Obozo to do it. 

Get a life and a brain.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 21:45 | Link to Comment PulpCutter
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Moron-

There's nothing to justify.  Obama did the right thing.  The Affordable Care Act is a mess, but it's the best deal he could get, given the assinine behavior of "conservative" morons like you who, after first proposing the idea, then when someone else would get the credit for it, decided it was unconstitutional.

The rest of the G20 has single-payer healthcare, at an average price of half what we pay, and with better results.  Hey - I could care less how much you piss and moan, because 1) I'm a clinician and I'm raking in your money (thank you) and 2) my family has great healthcare coverage.  When the spoiled Boomers get a bit older, they're going to vote in single-payer healthcare.

Here's one for you to think about (but don't try to chew gum at the same time, we don't want you to fall down).  The rest of the G20 averages about half the healthcare bill we have.  The federal govt (taxpayer) already pays for 59% of America's total healthcare bill, when you total up Medicare/Medicaid, the VA hospital system, insurance premiums for federal workers, etc..  So - we already PAY enough for universal healthcare, we just don't get the healthcare.

You idiot.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 22:19 | Link to Comment blunderdog
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So - we already PAY enough for universal healthcare, we just don't get the healthcare.

That's true, but the health-insurance plan as passed doesn't have much to do with DELIVERING CARE.  It's about protecting the health-insurance industry.  The problems that exist on the delivery side of the health-care system are not helped by forcing more people into the incomprehensible world of modern medical insurance.  *Insurers* are the institutions that have the most control on the treatments most people can get--not the doctors or hospitals, and not the government.

Believe me, if there were a real reason to defend "Obamacare," I'd do it.  But there isn't.  Everyone got chumped.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 22:32 | Link to Comment Captain Kink
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You seem to have plenty of facts and even personal experience to support your argument.  You lose by resorting to "moron", "Idiot", etc...

why trash the power of your own well-informed argument?  If you have kids, your patience has been tested way beyond what you read here.  Use it as an opportunity to educate rather than humiliate.

 

peace.

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 09:33 | Link to Comment PulpCutter
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Up yours.

Lee Atwater started this.  Real Americans (liberals) have tried 'nice', and got our asses handed to us.  Time to close the "nastiness gap".

 

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 09:39 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Never thought of it that way....

It does make a lotta sense though....

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 05:49 | Link to Comment defencev
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You, motherfucker, think you are smart ass? I do not care whether you are clinician or more likely clinical case but I can tell you something. America is bankrupt and it is going to go to hell if Obama stays in White house for another 4 years. You, motherfucker, has no slightest idea what is going to happen with you: but you will suffer in way you cannot imagine. How about looking for food in waste baskets? Living in slums? Being total, miserable, helpless shit? This is your future with adorable affordable act.

And do not worry about Obama and his Marxist cronies: they will enjoy

the life on Swiss government accounts while the rest of the country will be in deep shit. That is what all Marxists crave for: enjoy total control and gorge while the others go to hell.

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 10:18 | Link to Comment PulpCutter
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I normally have reservations about kicking an animal as dumb as your punctuation and grammar indicate...

That said, I'll go through this SLOWLY. See if you can keep up.

If someone takes my property and gives it to the GOVERNMENT, that's Marxism.  If someone takes my property and gives it to the WallSt BANKS, that's CORRUPTION. 

There is no Marxism in America.  The banks' paid media mouthpieces (Fox, Limbaugh, Hannity, etc.) scream "Marxism" to distract you, while they steal everything that isn't nailed down.

--------------------

BTW, did you know that Bain (Romney) bought Clear Channel Communications (Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Michael Savage) in 2008?  That's why "real conservatives" haven't been able to agree on an alternative to Romney; they're lost without someone to tell them what to think!

 

Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is an American media conglomerate company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.[3] It was founded in 1972 by Lowry Mays and Red McCombs, and was taken private by Bain Capital LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners LP in a leveraged buyout in 2008.[4]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clear_Channel_Communications

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:13 | Link to Comment Bob Sacamano
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- Presided over the worst US mining disaster in many decades (administration is responsible for mine safety -- lack of regulation was not the cause)

- Presided over the worst oil spill disaster (administration is responsible for monitoring oil drilling -- lack of regulation was not the cause)

- Presided over the worst intelligence leak of all time (hundreds of thousands of documents -- and no one above the rank of Private suffers any consequence)

And the MSM pretty much gives him a free pass on all of the above......he is one of them....

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:19 | Link to Comment UP Forester
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It's all Bush's fault.

Didn't you get the memo?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:04 | Link to Comment Everybodys All ...
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Impeachable offenses and yet no one has the balls to call him out on it.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 22:33 | Link to Comment Captain Kink
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I think someone just did...

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:21 | Link to Comment BlackholeDivestment
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Rosemary's Baby is an enemy to the U.S. Constitution and every moron that voted for him holds that account.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:55 | Link to Comment Taint Boil
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Let me play the devil’s advocate for a second here: 

The 935 lies of George W. Bush and other stuff.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2008/01/30/notes013008.DTL

http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/01/23/bush.iraq/index.html

http://www.rense.com/general58/dadmin.htm

 

Iraq war totals: 

4,000 Americans dead

30,000 Americans injured 

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraq_casualties.htm

 

All based on lies

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 02:50 | Link to Comment Taint Boil
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September 10, 2002

 

Soon we hope to have hearings on the pending war with Iraq. I am concerned there are some questions that won’t be asked- and maybe will not even be allowed to be asked. Here are some questions I would like answered by those who are urging us to start this war.

 

  1. Is it not true that the reason we did not bomb the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War was because we knew they could retaliate?
  2. Is it not also true that we are willing to bomb Iraq now because we know it cannot retaliate- which just confirms that there is no real threat?
  3. Is it not true that those who argue that even with inspections we cannot be sure that Hussein might be hiding weapons, at the same time imply that we can be more sure that weapons exist in the absence of inspections?
  4. Is it not true that the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency was able to complete its yearly verification mission to Iraq just this year with Iraqi cooperation?
  5. Is it not true that the intelligence community has been unable to develop a case tying Iraq to global terrorism at all, much less the attacks on the United States last year? Does anyone remember that 15 of the 19 hijackers came from Saudi Arabia and that none came from Iraq?
  6. Was former CIA counter-terrorism chief Vincent Cannistraro wrong when he recently said there is no confirmed evidence of Iraq’s links to terrorism?
  7. Is it not true that the CIA has concluded there is no evidence that a Prague meeting between 9/11 hijacker Atta and Iraqi intelligence took place?
  8. Is it not true that northern Iraq, where the administration claimed al-Qaeda were hiding out, is in the control of our "allies," the Kurds?
  9. Is it not true that the vast majority of al-Qaeda leaders who escaped appear to have safely made their way to Pakistan, another of our so-called allies?
  10. Has anyone noticed that Afghanistan is rapidly sinking into total chaos, with bombings and assassinations becoming daily occurrences; and that according to a recent UN report the al-Qaeda "is, by all accounts, alive and well and poised to strike again, how, when and where it chooses"
  11. Why are we taking precious military and intelligence resources away from tracking down those who did attack the United States- and who may again attack the United States- and using them to invade countries that have not attacked the United States?
  12. Would an attack on Iraq not just confirm the Arab world's worst suspicions about the US- and isn't this what bin Laden wanted?
  13. How can Hussein be compared to Hitler when he has no navy or air force, and now has an army 1/5 the size of twelve years ago, which even then proved totally inept at defending the country?
  14. Is it not true that the constitutional power to declare war is exclusively that of the Congress? Should presidents, contrary to the Constitution, allow Congress to concur only when pressured by public opinion? Are presidents permitted to rely on the UN for permission to go to war?
  15. Are you aware of a Pentagon report studying charges that thousands of Kurds in one village were gassed by the Iraqis, which found no conclusive evidence that Iraq was responsible, that Iran occupied the very city involved, and that evidence indicated the type of gas used was more likely controlled by Iran not Iraq?
  16. Is it not true that anywhere between 100,000 and 300,000 US soldiers have suffered from Persian Gulf War syndrome from the first Gulf War, and that thousands may have died?
  17. Are we prepared for possibly thousands of American casualties in a war against a country that does not have the capacity to attack the United States?
  18. Are we willing to bear the economic burden of a 100 billion dollar war against Iraq, with oil prices expected to skyrocket and further rattle an already shaky American economy? How about an estimated 30 years occupation of Iraq that some have deemed necessary to "build democracy" there?
  19. Iraq’s alleged violations of UN resolutions are given as reason to initiate an attack, yet is it not true that hundreds of UN Resolutions have been ignored by various countries without penalty?
  20. Did former President Bush not cite the UN Resolution of 1990 as the reason he could not march into Baghdad, while supporters of a new attack assert that it is the very reason we can march into Baghdad?
  21. Is it not true that, contrary to current claims, the no-fly zones were set up by Britain and the United States without specific approval from the United Nations?
  22. If we claim membership in the international community and conform to its rules only when it pleases us, does this not serve to undermine our position, directing animosity toward us by both friend and foe?
  23. How can our declared goal of bringing democracy to Iraq be believable when we prop up dictators throughout the Middle East and support military tyrants like Musharaf in Pakistan, who overthrew a democratically-elected president?
  24. Are you familiar with the 1994 Senate Hearings that revealed the U.S. knowingly supplied chemical and biological materials to Iraq during the Iran-Iraq war and as late as 1992- including after the alleged Iraqi gas attack on a Kurdish village?
  25. Did we not assist Saddam Hussein’s rise to power by supporting and encouraging his invasion of Iran? Is it honest to criticize Saddam now for his invasion of Iran, which at the time we actively supported?
  26. Is it not true that preventive war is synonymous with an act of aggression, and has never been considered a moral or legitimate US policy?
  27. Why do the oil company executives strongly support this war if oil is not the real reason we plan to take over Iraq?
  28. Why is it that those who never wore a uniform and are confident that they won’t have to personally fight this war are more anxious for this war than our generals?
  29. What is the moral argument for attacking a nation that has not initiated aggression against us and could not if it wanted?
  30. Where does the Constitution grant us permission to wage war for any reason other than self-defense?
  31. Is it not true that a war against Iraq rejects the sentiments of the time-honored Treaty of Westphalia, nearly 400 years ago, that countries should never go into another for the purpose of regime change?
  32. Is it not true that the more civilized a society is, the less likely disagreements will be settled by war?
  33. Is it not true that since World War II Congress has not declared war and- not coincidentally- we have not since then had a clear-cut victory?
  34. Is it not true that Pakistan, especially through its intelligence services, was an active supporter and key organizer of the Taliban?
  35. Why don't those who want war bring a formal declaration of war resolution to the floor of Congress?

From ........... wait for it ....... Ron Paul of course

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:40 | Link to Comment smore
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This picture needs a caption: "This is how it's gonna be, bitch!"

http://rt.com/usa/news/israel-iran-us-missile-011/

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 21:07 | Link to Comment solgundy
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Obama commands the SUN to rise every day...but the F/n republicans make it go away every day

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:33 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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It's all George Bush's fault.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:18 | Link to Comment nmewn
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It is a little thread bare ain it?

"With Canadian regulatory approval received from the National Energy Board (NEB) in 2010, the Project is ready to commence construction activities as it awaits final approval from U.S. regulators. In March of 2011, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) committed to delivering a definitive decision on Keystone XL before the end of the year."

 http://www.transcanada.com/5738.html

His own administration made the commitment to make the decision before the end of 2011...lol.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 22:36 | Link to Comment Captain Kink
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“As a result, the Secretary of State has recommended that the application be denied. And after reviewing the State Department’s report, I agree,” Obama added

I love how the Admin is citing the State Dept's advice on the matter... I wonder if Hillary was consulted on the fact that he will later flip and throw her sorry ass under the bus.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:33 | Link to Comment Joebloinvestor
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The sooner this idiot and his administration fade into obscurity the better.

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:06 | Link to Comment Blue Dingo
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And the true believers that still support this loser!

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:26 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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+++++++++++++++++

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:45 | Link to Comment covsire
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Left vs Right being what it is, what cannot be denied is that even in the face of shades of crap, i'd still rather have any running R than the current D-bag ruining everything him and his congress cohorts touch.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:53 | Link to Comment Hobbleknee
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What difference will that make?  They'll replace him with something worse and people will continue to except it.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:34 | Link to Comment Encroaching Darkness
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"By their fruits ye shall know them...."

This Obama-puppet is POISONOUS!

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:37 | Link to Comment LawsofPhysics
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Here, here!  Bring on the Romney puppet!!

(do I really need a sarc tag?)

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:51 | Link to Comment Stack Trace
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Folks think there is a difference between the Democrats and Republicans.

Shows you the astounding lack of critical thinking writ large.

I can't rule out that some of the posters are political shills meant to stir shit and fling it. Just like the monkeys they are.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:56 | Link to Comment Hippocratic Oaf
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What sound does a monkey make? Oh I remember...........FUCK YOU!

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:57 | Link to Comment WonderDawg
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Dems and Repubs, just different faces of the same criminal enterprise.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 22:45 | Link to Comment Captain Kink
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i'd be willing to bet that the 100,000 people who would have had jobs as a result (100,000 households benefitting) would feel differently...Rpub of any stripe would have signed off on this pipeline long ago.  the grand conspiracy theory doesn't matter a whit to the peope on the ground who need this Obummer the Fuk out of office.

Wake up.  real decissions get made that affect real people's lives.  if this doesn't make it abundantly clear, i don't know what will.  

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:23 | Link to Comment Calmyourself
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Shh, R's would have had the NLRB stop Boeing too...  They are all the same lets not argue and fight about who killed who, they are all the same.. Their feel right as rain don't you, now go turn on DWS and forget finding any differences or god forbid enforcing them if you find them.

 

Reminds me of the old parable about catching wild pigs.. well suckers the gate goes up and in Jan 2013...

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:33 | Link to Comment Captain Kink
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http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57320451-94/union-at-ts-t-mobile-buy-wo...

and ATTs merger with T-mobile that would have resulted in 8 billion investment and another 100,000 jobs installing more network thoroughout the south.  But O bummer is the middle class champion! What is this guy thinking?  He has had every opportunity to do great things. I just don't get it.  

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 03:58 | Link to Comment StychoKiller
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The purpose of a System is WHAT IT DOES!  Look at what the system is doing, then figure out its purpose from there.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:34 | Link to Comment Corn1945
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China would be wise to buy and stockpile as much oil as possible.

Trade worthless paper promises from a bankrupt welfare state for the most valuable thing on Earth.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:34 | Link to Comment moonman
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It's Bush's fault

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:37 | Link to Comment bob_dabolina
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It's about time someone understands

-Democrats

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:27 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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+ 1, LOL

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 21:24 | Link to Comment EINSILVERGUY
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"Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8"..

Psalm 109:8 ~ "Let his days be few and brief; and let others step forward to replace him."

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:34 | Link to Comment Hippocratic Oaf
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He's pushing for solar-powered Volts.

He has no time for this bullshit!

sarc

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:38 | Link to Comment SeverinSlade
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I'm waiting for TOTUS to announce that the US military will be replacing all Humvee's with armored Chevy Volts. 

Totus: "Our military will be the deadliest and greenest force on the planet."

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:43 | Link to Comment Long-John-Silver
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You can use them as a rolling Molotov cocktail in it's current civilian form.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:35 | Link to Comment bob_dabolina
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Our government sucks so bad. It's absolutely shameful.

The sad thing is that we voted these people in. 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:45 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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No country gets the government they want...but every country gets the government they deserve.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:49 | Link to Comment tekhneek
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Wow.

I've read some stupid shit today but this comment takes the cake. (the voting part, not the part about our government, I liked that part.)

We voted these people in? With our proprietary and yet closed Diebold electronic voting machines? Get the fuck out of here with that propaganda. The same goes for the "It's the republicans" vs. "It's the democrats" bullshit. Two parties my ass. Money knows no color or boundaries. It's just fucking money.

You didn't vote jack diddly. You just played a game... and lost.

Besides that everyone knows it's the person who counts the votes that matters, not the voters.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:54 | Link to Comment Stack Trace
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+300 million.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:25 | Link to Comment andybev01
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Diebolic, isn't it?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:36 | Link to Comment ClassicalLib17
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Yea BobD, that is fucking sad.  Congressional incumbency rates reflect the stupidity of the average voter who will tell you that their congressman and senator is not the problem, it's everyone else's representatives that are wrong.  If our next President doesn't exercise his right to veto every omnibus bill that crosses his desk then we are fucked.   

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:34 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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When in doubt, just go to the old playbook 'political blame game for dummies' and blame something on 'the republicans' so the media can have a feeding frenzy and divert the sheeples attention a while longer.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:30 | Link to Comment UP Forester
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Speaking of diverting attention, CNN Headfake News just said a human head was found beneath "the famous HOLLYWOOD sign...."

 

Good thing The Rocketeer took out the LAND part of the sign.  Typing HOLLYWOODLAND every time would get tiring.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:35 | Link to Comment surf0766
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Can someone price me in a new house and car please. Oh and 2 years worth of food

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:35 | Link to Comment vintageyz
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Why, of course Obama wants to keep his commitment to American made energy.  He has some more buddies to take care of like Solyndra.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:41 | Link to Comment Cult_of_Reason
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Greek debt talks open Pandora’s box

Several hedge fund managers that hold Greek debt have said they have not been involved in the talks and will not be agreeing with the “private sector involvement” (PSI) deal – which centres on a 50 per cent loss on bondholders’ capital and a reduction in the interest they receive. Alongside them are insurance companies, fund managers and pension funds that also have little incentive in agreeing to the negotiated terms...

Even members of the committee concede the process is unlikely to succeed in time for the crunch date: a €14.5bn bond repayment falling due on March 20.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/137a416c-41eb-11e1-a1bf-00144feab49a,s01=1.htm...

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:07 | Link to Comment Cult_of_Reason
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Premature Greek PSI Deal Market Euphoric Ejaculation

There are not just hedge funds, but also insurance companies and pension funds that will not agree with PSI deal.

Insurance companies in particular, bank traders note, were buyers of Greek CDS in an effort to try to hedge their exposures last year and now are likely have little incentive to stomach a painful debt swap.

“There isn’t much of a reason for anyone to agree to the terms precisely because of the threat of CAC clauses,” said a fund manager who owns Greek debt. “If people think they are going to get forced into a deal anyway, then why agree to the terms before you have to? Especially if by not doing so you can trigger your CDS.”

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:37 | Link to Comment SeverinSlade
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All hail Comrade Obuma!  Fighting for the middle class by destroying jobs but handing out food stamps and unemployment checks!

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:37 | Link to Comment Motorhead
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I see 1600 Penna. Ave. is an absolute insane asylum.  Delusional and megalomanical, for starters.  Geesh.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:36 | Link to Comment redpill
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Just like they "forced" him to unconstitutionally recess-appoint his latest czar when Congress was still in session.  What's next, the anti-dog eat dog rule?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:39 | Link to Comment SeverinSlade
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And just like he was "forced" to sign NDAA into law despite some "serious" reservations.  Not to worry though, when his administration indefinately detains US citizens he will say, "I am not doing it, the military is."

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:54 | Link to Comment redpill
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"Let me be clear, I may be the commander in chief, but Americans being detained indefinitely by the military is really the fault of the Republicans in Congress, they forced this action.  I sympathize with those incarcerated and I will not stop fighting until every Republican is blamed."

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:28 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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It's all George Bush's fault.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:05 | Link to Comment CaptainObvious
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Funny how he at first said he wouldn't sign it, and then signed it with "serious reservations".  He has also stated he won't sign SOPA.  I wonder how "serious" his reservations will be when he signs that fucker.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:33 | Link to Comment UP Forester
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About as serious as his ExOrder to keep Fed money from funding abortions to get my ex-Congresscritter to back Obamacare....

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:37 | Link to Comment ExpendableOne
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Where are the unions on this?  How many teamsters and pipefitters will be drawing unemployment instead of doing something productive?  Or perhaps this just frees them up to attend re-election rallies.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:44 | Link to Comment silverserfer
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Theyre all gone. Replaced with mexican day laboreers and the 1%

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:38 | Link to Comment Abiotic Oil
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"especially the health and safety of the American people, as well as our environment"

 

Yeah... big scary, bad, pipeline...  dangerous...

Ok, get back to fracking the NG Obama.... earthquakes and poisoned aquifers are not dangerous.

I think I feel another trip to Hawaii coming on for Barry and Moochelle.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:40 | Link to Comment bob_dabolina
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The solution is to pump tax dollars into bankrupt solar companies. 

-Guess Who?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:26 | Link to Comment Abiotic Oil
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Heres what the Dept. of Energy is spending $21 millions in taxpayer money on in my backyard.  It's a waste of water, it probably won't work and could very well set off earthquakes... but pipelines are bad...  How the fucking Feds can lease land to a private party that they shouldn't even own is beyond me.  Some remote ass country out here for city boyz... that aren't welcome.  

Elect Ron Paul to abolish the DOE and stop this madness. 


Engineers are set to pour 24 million gallons of water into a dormant volcano in Oregon to test whether it can create a renewable source of energy that does not rely on the weather.

Water will be pumped into the Newberry volcano - 20 miles south of Bend, Oregon - to pick up heat from fractures in the base of the rock. The heated water then turns to steam, generating power.

But the project, which will start this summer, has sparked concerns that pumping water deep into the belly of a volcano could lead to an earthquake - as similar projects have in the past.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2086985/Newberry-Volcano-Engineers-pour-24-million-gallons-water-Oregon-volcano-create-electricity.html#ixzz1jqnrQzJQ

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:06 | Link to Comment andybev01
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omfg; this could be the scientific equivalent of "Hand me a match, I think we're out of gas."

Or Oregon's answer to the 'bridge to nowhere'.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:35 | Link to Comment UP Forester
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"Hey, hold my beer and watch this!"

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:39 | Link to Comment Augustus
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The state of Nebraska is covered with a spider web of pipelines now.  There has been study after study on this pipeline to placate the anti fossil fuel crowd.  All was approved, until it became a State Department decision.  This is the Obama way, require regulatory review and then obstruction by bureaucracy.  This administration has to go.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:40 | Link to Comment fwiw imho
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Perhaps, had he cut his seventeen day Hawiaan vacation to fifteen days, he might have had the time to review the application.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:42 | Link to Comment SeverinSlade
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Surprised it wasn't 18 days.  1 day for each hole on the gold course.  After all, TOTUS has a habit of hitting into every single sandtrap.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:41 | Link to Comment apberusdisvet
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The real truth is that Nebraska has not agreed upon a route yet; it is on a 6 month review.  But don't let the truth get in the way.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:40 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Don't confuse the rabid Obama haters......

Here is a good summary:

http://nebraskawildlife.org/policy_Keystone.html

If Trans-Canada had properly sited the pipeline, they would be building it as we speak....

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:41 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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"the fact that opportunity for significant job creation was just kicked to the curb"

Oh please. That's just fucking laughable rhetoric. A few thousand temporary jobs can hardly be called "significant" no more so than UPS temporary hires for Christmas can be called significant...and UPS hires far more people than this pipeline will.

I can tell this thread is gonna go full retard any second now.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:44 | Link to Comment LiquidDreams
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You're going to scare all the myopic retards with comments like this. 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:02 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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Yeah I noticed with the last post on this topic that people aren't too fond of facts or details when it comes to this subject. But it does provide fabulous fuel to hammer away at the nigger in the white house...and that's what really counts. I know more than a few people are going to feign righteous indignation over my use of the word "nigger" despite the fact that that is truly what's beneath the surface of what many are ranting about. But few or none dare admit it.

And no...I'm not an Obama supporter or Democrat or Republican. I'm just calling it as I see it...warts and all.

Let the junking commence...I'm looking for triple digit hating here so have at it kids.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:37 | Link to Comment Teamtc321
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IQ,

My opinion is we need the pipeline for energy and here are the short simple fact's. Canada has 250 billion bbl's of oil compared to the saudies with 250 billion bbl's. 

Pretty simple and straight forward why the public is just sick of this horrible leadership. Canada is a friendly source for our energy need's and Canada's PM has said publicly that the line will go to the coast, meaning China. 

The U.S. has shipped our manufacturing base to China, let's not play politic's with our future energy need's any longer imho. 

Here are some bbl count fact's that we as a nation should be looking at. www.pickensplan.com

It's time for a true change imho. Ron Paul. 

 

Ron Paul 2012

 

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:55 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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If this oil is meant for use in America, then why are they bypassing existing refineries in the midwest in favor of building a 1700 mile long pipeline to refineries near a shipping port?

This oil is for US refiners to export OUT of the US and in the process, run right through one of the largest sources of fresh water on earth which millions of people rely on for drinking waters and several hundred thousand square miles of farm land relies on for irrigation.

What are the consequences if there were to be a failure in the pipeline? Is it worth it?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:01 | Link to Comment Teamtc321
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Can those refiners handle all the oil? Research so no, so thus the line to the refiner's in Texas.

If we are to bring up the safe water issue, I have to agree that is a very heavy concern but if those concern's are met then what concern's are put on our troop's in the middle east? Is our energy security and our U.S. Military not being considered here?

I agree, this is a touchy subject for both side's of thought for or against. 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:22 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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The safe water issue is, to me, the paramount issue here.

Can you imagine how severely we would be impacted, as a nation, if there were to be a serious failure in this pipeline that cased contamination to that water supply?

Some risks are simply not worth taking...and to me, this is one of those risks that is not worth taking. Especially when you consider that the amount of oil we'd be getting is, in the scheme of things, inconsequential in the long run and bound to be exported anyways.

The only winner in this scenario is the Golf Coast refineries. This will NOT make any meaningful dent in what you pay at the pump. But it has the potential to disrupt our food supply. Not a good trade off in my opinion.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:26 | Link to Comment ClassicalLib17
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I don't claim to be an expert on this topic, I only know what I read, but if I am not mistaken,  unless this oil is of the light sweet crude variety it has to go to refiners in the gulf for obvious reasons.  That's why Venezuela currently has no other outlet for their heavy sour crude.  American refineries on the gulf are the only currently operating refineries that can process sour crude.  If anyone knows differently, please correct me.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:53 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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Here's some of the information I have found:

"One of the most important facts that is missing in the national debate surrounding the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is this – Keystone XL will not bring any more oil into the United State for decades to come. Canada doesn’t have nearly enough oil to fill existing pipelines going to the United States. However, existing Canadian oil pipelines all go to the Midwest, where the only buyer for their crude is the United States. Keystone XL would divert Canadian oil from refineries in the Midwest to the Gulf Coast where it can be refined and exported. Many of these refineries are in free trade zones where they may be exported to the international buyers without paying U.S. taxes. And that is exactly what Valero, one of the largest potential buyers of Keystone XL's oil, has told its investors it will do."

 

More here:

http://crooksandliars.com/susie-madrak/keystone-xl-will-raise-oil-prices...

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:41 | Link to Comment BLOTTO
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In 1992, at a Moscow dinner party, Tom Fife heard the name "Barack" for the first time. A Communist zealot told him that this child had been planned by the Illuminati Communist cabal to become the first Black President of the United States:

"Yes, it is true. This is not some idle talk. He is already born, and he is educated and being groomed to be president right now. You will be impressed to know that he has gone to the best schools of presidents. He is what you call 'Ivy League.' You don't believe me, but he is real and I even know his name. His name is Barack. His mother is white and American and his father is black from Africa. That's right, a chocolate baby! And he's going to be your president."

"He is already born" makes it sound like his birth was planned.

Barack Obama, Jr. is the product of an American mother and a Kenyan father. Just how did those two lovebirds come together? The official story is they met innocently in a Russian language class. But the picture above shows Obama's grandfather greeting his father at the airport in 1959. It is also believed that Barack Obama's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham and her father, Stanley Armour Dunham, both worked for the CIA.

GOOD GENES

A possible explanation is that Barack Obama Sr. (1936-1962) was the grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, US President from 1901-09.  After his presidency ended in 1909,  Roosevelt ventured on a year-long safari to British East Africa, on behalf of the Smithsonian Institute and the National Geographic.

At the turn of the last century, the British East Africa Protectorate was considered a "hot spot" for the European elite. Is it reasonable to assume that many a European gentlemen went back home to Europe or the U.S., leaving behind a little "black" secret? The Global Elite would make good use of some of these children. Those that showed promise may have been incorporated into more than one emerging African nation.

Perhaps one of those "secret" children would be an appropriate candidate for a non-African nation?  The Illuminati delight in devising ironic and elaborate long-term schemes. The Frankenstein-like breeding of a Black president is just one of them.

In an attempt to engineer America's first Black president, the Illuminati may have arranged a "marriage" for the Kenyan grandson of Theodore Roosevelt.  

 

All 43 past US Presidents are decendents of the Merovingian Frankish Kings... this also includes #44 Obama...

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:50 | Link to Comment Mercury
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...or it's just our own fucking fault.

One or the other for sure though.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:56 | Link to Comment BLOTTO
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Yes Mercury, in a way... for letting it happen...

 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:52 | Link to Comment BLOTTO
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Stanley Dunham (Obama's Grandfather) and his wife Madelyn (not Jewish) raised Barack from age 10 in Honolulu in the 1970's. Although Madelyn didn't have a university degree, she became Vice-President of a bank. Madelyn and Stanley are described as "Methodists." But Barack was raised as a "Unitarian" which like Freemasonry and Judaism, doesn't require members to believe in God. It is yet another stalking horse for the NWO.

Obama's mother, "Stanley Anne", became a Communist and fought the "Establishment," not realizing the Communists ARE the Establishment.  She allowed a Communist degenerate Frank Davis to take pornographic pictures of her, which are on the Internet. (Google Images) Davis boasted of bedding white women and some believe Davis is Obama's real father. Certainly Barack Obama Sr. didn't waste any time abandoning mother and son.

Stanley Armour Dunham's (Obama's Grandfather) distant cousins include six US presidents: James Madison, Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. Through a common ancestor, Mareen Duvall, ...Stanley Dunham is related to former Vice-President Dick Cheney (an eighth cousin once removed). Through another common ancestor, Hans Gutknecht, ...Stanley Dunham is President Harry S. Truman's fourth cousin, twice removed."

Once again - leaders are BORN - not elected...

 

Rothschild Choice:

The Illuminati Jews are not Jews. They are Satanists who breed with generational Satanists from other backgrounds and impersonate every race religion or nationality. Obama is a "Christian," a "Muslim" and even a Jew. He is an Indonesian, Kenyan and an American. He is Black and White. He is a perfect leader for a new world bereft of race, nation and religion. In fact, he represents an alien Satanic force, the Illuminati, intent on gradually enslaving mankind.

The Illuminati  have usurped the leadership of Jews in the same way as they have usurped the leadership of Blacks, Christians, Americans and Europeans in general. We are all equally culpable. the end

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:09 | Link to Comment Gully Foyle
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BLOTTO

Dude you missed the part abut how Obama and McCain were distant cousins and related to the Queen. If I recall correctly all the recent candidates, over the past couple of decades or at least as long as the news had been mentioning it, have been related to the Queen, and I assume each other.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:00 | Link to Comment Gully Foyle
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BLOTTO

"All 43 past US Presidents are decendents of the Merovingian Frankish Kings... this also includes #44 Obama..."

FINALLY someone who gets it. According to Holy Blood, Holy Grail the Merovingians were the blood line of Christ.

Ever wonder why Bin Laden, I know wasn't the OG, was killed on Mayday? A scarifice of the Blood of Kings.

Most modern people have forgotten "The Old Ways", but certain blood lines ALWAYS remember. And they always will.

They know the real holy days, they understand what needs to be sacrificed and when and most importantly to who.

As long as we are at Babs Bush may be Crowleys daughter. I guess her Mom was banging him.


Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:06 | Link to Comment john39
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they are not descended from Christ... quite the opposite, although they delight in planting this sort of misinformation...  they are descended from the people who opposed and killed Christ.  the money changers then, are the international bankers today.  same plot, same basic players.  nothing new under the sun.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:18 | Link to Comment Gully Foyle
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john39

Read the fucking book then get back to me.

the Priory of Sion protects Merovingian dynasts because they are the lineal descendants of the historical Jesus and his alleged wife, Mary Magdalene, traced further back to King David;

  • Magdalen and the offspring of Jesus went to the south of France where they intermarried with the Franks and founded the Merovingian dynasty
  • The Merovingians were priest-kings who reigned but did not rule; they were revered and had many ties to the Judaic community which actually had its own self-rule in this part of France
  • The Roman church was based on the teachings of Paul and aimed at a Roman audience; the family of Jesus was never part of it
  • Clovis, a Merovingian king, made a deal with the Roman Catholic Church for co-existance, but Rome went back on the deal when they helped the Carolingians take the throne and the Merovingians went underground, their "bloodline" understood by those in the know
Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:41 | Link to Comment john39
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in a book so it must be true eh?   i have no doubt that today's oligarchs are part of a small elite power cult...  but they are not descended from jesus.  just one of many lies spread to confuse. 

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:54 | Link to Comment BLOTTO
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With all due respect - its more than just books... its the signs they leave behind and what they follow.

And once you pick up on it - it sticks out like a sore thumb.

Numerology, Astrology (not to be confused with astronomy) and Sacred Geometry. Its not coincendence its consistenly same dates of certain events, same sysmbols and same numbers.

Why do they show their signs? To communicate with each other.. to 'represent' in gang terms. Its no different then when we wear our favourite sports jersey or wear a religious garment...same idea.

It doesn't always matter what we believe. When it comes to understanding the mechanisms of the New World Order, we must analyze what it is that those who are behind the apparatus hold most dear. 

A basic understanding of occult principles and practices can only be gained from the occultists themselves, and although it is safe to assume that this information is never presented to us as it is to the insider, it can be beneficial to examine these sources. 

Write the word "human" on a piece of paper in every known language on the planet and most of us wouldn't understand. Draw a simple stick figure and every person on the planet know what it meant.

Symbolism is the universal language, and it is through the manipulation and perversion of ancient and divine symbolism that Satanists deliver a profound psychological attack.

The Masonic logo is one such example.  An examination of the geometry and numerology expressed in the image reveals a comprehensive picture of the manipulation of reality itself, a symbol of the overall manipulation of government, law, business, media, and the intent to affect our values, our behavior and attitudes in society, the workplace, our homes, ultimately our very perception of ourselves and the world around us.

The Freemasons have been organized since 1717, with roots going back to the Templars, to ancient Egypt, Babylon, and beyond.

 

We are getting duped...they are smarter than us... Come on guys, we can figure this one out - no more time wasting on which candidate is better, which is more honest - its over. Done with it. The beast is further up the damn ladder - this is a joke to keep rambling time. THEY made it hocus pocus time with the lies, perversions, manipulations...Santa Claus, easter Bunny, Ground Hog Day - Valentines Day - the whole fuckin thing is a SCAM! Right from day 1  - heres Santa Claus! All a facade...

Its a gong show part fuckin - 44 and a half with elections... how many more times? How many? LedZep.

Reality is their illusion

Their Fiction is the reality

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 22:56 | Link to Comment john39
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Sure they leave their mark everywhere. But think about it. They are amoral and also lie. Jesus is the antithisis of what they stand for. Do you really think Jesus spawned luciferian scum? Seems a bit more likely to me that they descended from the people who killed him. But why not create elaborate tales about they descended from Christ to steal legitimacy. The Bible is full of exactly this sort of disinformation. The chosen people for just one example. Works great to control the peasants.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:44 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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I saw the movie. Does that count?

I thought Charlton Heston was a bit stilted and mannered. Hopefully in the remake they'll use someone more interesting. Perhaps George Clooney?

 

 

Or am I getting my astrotheological solar deities confused?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:53 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Who gets the part that Yul Brynner played?

Does this mean Harvey Keitel is really a hero?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:04 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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As long as Joe Pesci gets the Edward G. Robinson role, I'm good to go.

"Where's your messiah now, motherfucker". I can picture it.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 19:31 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Yeah, I could see that....

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:07 | Link to Comment Vic Vinegar
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They sacrificed Danny Gans on May 1 as well.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 20:31 | Link to Comment BLOTTO
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Close - it was Osama Bin Laden.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:19 | Link to Comment blunderdog
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If you cut and paste your story on enough websites, it AUTOMATICALLY becomes true.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:42 | Link to Comment Catullus
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They've been reviewing it since 2008. Funny how traffic on the Beltway at 3pm hasn't improved since Obummer took office. I guess over 3 years of review is just not enough time to determine what the "national interest" is. When the State Dept gets around to defining that, it'd be nice to let everyone know.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:43 | Link to Comment Mr. Lucky
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I thought I would never utter; I miss carter.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:45 | Link to Comment Mercury
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"As the State Department made clear last month, the rushed and arbitrary deadline insisted on by Congressional Republicans prevented a full assessment of the pipeline’s impact, especially the health and safety of the American people, as well as our environment," Obama said in a prepared statement.

Would that the president had put that kind of forethought into pass-it-so-we-can-see-whats-in-it Obamacare.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:43 | Link to Comment Atomizer
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That fucking imbecile would rather run money laundering schemes in the green energy sector.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:43 | Link to Comment GCT
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2000 people here in Arkansas lost jobs because of this decision.  I hope they vote for something besides hope and change this time.  But then this administration has blamed Bush for all its woes so far. 

It boggles my mind he states at the propaganda media he is a president that will create jobs only to kill almost 150,000 with this decision.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:51 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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"2000 people here in Arkansas lost jobs because of this decision"

Really? Were they fired in the last two hours? Or did they "lose" jobs that didn't actually exist yet?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:58 | Link to Comment Stack Trace
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He means the 2000 jobs in his head. The ones that were supposed to help with his capacity to reason.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:05 | Link to Comment Cheesy Bastard
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Aren't these jobs in the category of unsaved or uncreated?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:08 | Link to Comment alien-IQ
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I'm more heartbroken over the thousands of unicorns that will die because this pipeline isn't happening...Oh the unicorn humanity!!!!!

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:17 | Link to Comment Cheesy Bastard
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I am confused.  I thought pipelines killed unicorns.  Oh, wait, now I remember.  They like the warmth and tend to thrive near them.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:44 | Link to Comment Margin Call
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Yeah, because Canada is going to sell so much bitumen to China through that Northern Gateway pipeline that has much less chance of getting built than Keystone XL. The US isn't pushing Canada anywhere except into a massive temper tantrum.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:46 | Link to Comment JLee2027
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Just elect Ron Paul 2012 and get rid of these f---ing idiots.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:53 | Link to Comment tekhneek
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I wish our voting system wasn't so corrupt then we'd more than likely do this. Unfortunately that isn't the case.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:47 | Link to Comment bugs_
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those waskaly wepublicans!

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:49 | Link to Comment Bob Sacamano
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Keystone was important enough for BHO and all necessary personnel to skip Christmas and New Year's holiday to figure out if Keystone was a good idea or not.  Instead he punts blame.  What a moron.  I can only hope the average American sees through this -- but everyday that hope seems misplaced.  Americans seem to be lowly miserable entitled victims who are wholly unable to figure out how to get through life on their own.  Governmment -- please take care of us --- PLEASE.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:50 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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boy the light skinned Negro sure is a clown who takes responsability for NOTHING

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:51 | Link to Comment Pancho Villa
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You mean he didn't blame it on Bush? He must be 'evolving'.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:53 | Link to Comment williambanzai7
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OBAMNEY 2012

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:59 | Link to Comment Stack Trace
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AWESOME! Made me laugh.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 23:18 | Link to Comment Dingleberry
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Now that shit is keepin' it real.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:52 | Link to Comment AC_Doctor
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Green energy for everyone!  Too bad no one has made it worthy to invest in. Thanks Odumbass, give the oil to your Socialist butt buddies in China who will be the proud owners of the World's next reserve currency.  This lying sack of shit president is a DISGRACE and so is most of the 535 other fucktards in Congress.

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 13:43 | Link to Comment Harbanger
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Any particular reason why the Senate seems to get a pass lately?  Didn't they just give us PIPA?

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 17:54 | Link to Comment XitSam
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As a co-worker once said, "What a bassoon."

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 18:02 | Link to Comment s2man
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That's as good as Bugs Bunny's "What a maroon".

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