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The Keystone Pipeline, Delay is the Name of the Game

fiddlerMO Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 11:18 AM
It is not the job of the government to create jobs. If the government will get out of the way and quit regulating small business out of existence, the free market will create jobs. That won't happen until small businesses can out-contribute big business.

The four-year saga of the Keystone XL pipeline is a textbook case of the game Washington politicians play. To avoid making decisions that might anger one constituency or another, they appoint a committee or commission a study and then sit back, hoping the report never comes in.  If they don’t like the results, they commission another study.

The application to permit construction on the Keystone pipeline was filed in September 2008. Since then, four reports have been produced on the potential environmental impact of the pipeline—each coming in with essentially the same conclusion. Earlier this month, the US Department...