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Great: US Will Pay More for Canadian Oil Due To Keystone Decision

rick1907 Wrote: Apr 04, 2012 4:35 PM
Tell you something, the 20K jobs number in this article is way too low. The construction and maintenance of utility services alone will be in the thousands. Highway construction serving the pipeline adds more. Service industries, like restaurants and travel centers and truck-stops adds more and we're not even up to the actual building of the pipeline itself. And almost all of those jobs are well-paying, which means well-paid taxpayers in the several states through which the pipeline will travel. Wm. Ayers' political god-child, Barack Obama, is out to punish America. He promised to in his book "Dreams From My Father."

Ideological decisions have consequences (via Hot Air):

Even if President Barack Obama approved the controversial Keystone XL pipeline tomorrow, at least some Canadian oil would still flow to Asia, according to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. In an interview...Harper said Obama's rejection of the controversial pipeline -- even temporarily -- stressed Canada's need to find other buyers for oilsands crude. And that wouldn't change even if the president's mind did.

"Look, the very fact that a 'no' could even be said underscores to our country that we must diversify our energy export markets," Harper...