Post Tagged with: "Keystone Pipeline"

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President Obama Is Exposing The GOP For Who They Really Are, And It Is Awesome (VIDEO)

In just the last week, the president has done four things that spell out trouble for the GOP agenda: vetoing the Keystone XL Pipeline, vetoing Obamacare repeals, drumming up resentment towards Boehner and Netanyahu, and calling the GOP to task on middle class economics.

by Ryan Denson· · News
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Pope Francis To Big Oil And Others: God Says Go Frack Yourself And Stop Destroying The World (VIDEO)

This past week, the Pope has let the world know his views on climate change, climate deniers, deforestation and man’s abuse of nature.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
KXL Jobs: Wildlife washers. Cleaning oil off a pelican in Fort Jackson, FL, after the Deep Water Horizon spill in the gulf of Mexico. Photo: cc 2010 International Bird Rescue Research Center via Flickr.

10 KXL Jobs That WON’T Get Mentioned In The Republicans’ “Keystone Jobs Bill” (IMAGES)

Lawyers, plumbers, skateboard pros, and wildlife washers may be just a few of the KXL jobs Republicans think Keystone will create.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Sen. Bernie Sanders Brings Republicans To their Knees With Keystone Pipeline Amendment

No matter how it plays out, Sanders’ amendment is going to be a win for progressives.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Native Americans Put GOP On Notice: Keystone Pipeline Is ‘An Act Of War Against Our People’ (VIDEO)

Native Americans send a New Year’s message to the GOP: Passing the Keystone Pipeline is a “death warrant to our environment” and would “be an act of war against our people.” The president of the Sioux tribes tells Congress why and what they intend to do to stop them.

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Watch: Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert Compares President Obama To An Alcoholic (VIDEO)

Now that Michele Bachmann is leaving the House, Louie Gohmert takes the cake for the craziest, most disrespectful Republican in Congress.

by Ryan Denson· · News
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Here’s Why President Obama Can Find No Benefits For America In Building The Keystone Pipeline

At the last press conference of the 2014 year, President Obama emphasized one of the most important issues involved in the Keystone Pipeline debate: Keystone is “not American oil, it is Canadian oil.” What is in it for Americans?

Jesse Ventura Tears Into ‘Peusdo Religious’ Republicans, And Their Pandering To White Businessmen

Jesse Ventura Tears Into ‘Peusdo Religious’ Republicans, And Their Pandering To White Businessmen

Jesse Ventura smacks down Republicans, who he feels cater to the rich, white business owner.

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That Time Oil Companies Came Into A School And Taught 4th Graders About KXL And Fracking (VIDEO)

Did Big Oil really come into an elementary school to teach fourth graders about Keystone XL and fracking?  Yes, they did, and we’ve got the video to prove it. This pro-oil propaganda opportunity disguised as an educational event happened back in April, but we got wind of it when Shane Davis from Fractivist.org retweeted a […]

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Senate Shoots Down Keystone XL Pipeline By One Vote

The Keystone XL Pipeline has officially lost in the Senate. We can all breathe a sigh of relief.

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Protesters Hilariously Troll DINO Senator With Inflatable KXL Pipeline On Her Lawn

Protesters: ”If Landrieu wants this pipeline so badly, they can go through HER front yard.”

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Democratic Senators Vow To Not Sink To GOP’s Level, Say They Will Not Obstruct

The Democrats say they will not obstruct the party that has done nothing but obstruct them for the entire time this Administration has been in effect. Okay, then.

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Fox News Guest Claims Keystone Pipeline Protesters Are Mentally Defective (VIDEO)

Are Keystone Pipeline opponents REALLY crazy? After multiple disasters, oil companies STILL have no clean-up policies because they don’t give a crap.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Now It’s The Left’s Turn To Turn On Susan Rice?

Now It’s The Left’s Turn To Turn On Susan Rice?

Perhaps these concerns that are coming from the left are a way of giving the President a little breathing room; a way out of nominating Rice without seeming weak.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Smoke Screens And Enormous Lies, Boehner And The XL Pipeline

Smoke Screens And Enormous Lies, Boehner And The XL Pipeline

The tar oil will trade at the same prices as oil from any other source, including oil from the Middle East. The quantity projected is insignificant enough that its addition to the world supply will not reduce prices globally or domestically.

by Dave Grimmer· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Classic Example of a Dutiful Republican Protecting the Interests of the Koch Brothers (VIDEO)

Classic Example of a Dutiful Republican Protecting the Interests of the Koch Brothers (VIDEO)

Anyone who needs proof of how the 1% who control much of the wealth in this country, use the Republican Party to advance their agenda and stifle any opposition to their greedy activities, need only watch this video record of the very nasty, unpleasant exchange that took place at the House Energy and Commerce Committee last Wednesday

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
BREAKING: Keystone Pipeline Delayed (Again)

BREAKING: Keystone Pipeline Delayed (Again)

The (tar)sands are running out for the Keystone XL pipeline.

by Gil Wildridge· · News
Courageous Whistleblower Wants You To Know:  The Keystone Pipeline is a Lemon  (VIDEO)

Courageous Whistleblower Wants You To Know: The Keystone Pipeline is a Lemon (VIDEO)

Mike Klink knows first hand of what he speaks. As an inspector who was responsible for monitoring the pipeline’s construction, Klink has already witnessed more than a dozen spills at pumping stations that were covered up and not reported.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
A Pipeline to Nowhere

A Pipeline to Nowhere

The Congress hit a new high on the gridlock scale on how best to fund the extension. First, the GOP controlled House of Representatives passed legislation that would extend the payroll tax cut one year. However, Speaker Boehner and his crew did so by attaching a host of unrelated initiatives, including the 1700 mile Keystone pipeline.

Boehner and the House: Uncomfortably Numb

Boehner and the House: Uncomfortably Numb

Forget all the ‘fighting the good fight’ bravado from the Speaker of the House. Forget all the denials from congressional Republicans that they caved on their principles to “do the right thing.” Forget all of it. This was the political equivalent of the Alamo.