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Senate Votes To Approve Keystone Pipeline

Uncle Mike Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 11:05 PM
How many of those voting for the pipeline live along the Kalamazoo River where Enbridge dumped 1,000,000 gallons of crude into the river? Why don't these chiseling tightwads put a flowmeter in the pipe that would shut things down if a serious leak should occur? They won't because that would cut into profits. Build the Keystone, flood half of Kansas with a foot of crude, who really cares?
What was missed in last night's "Vote-A-Rama" is that the U.S. Senate approved the Keystone Pipeline, with 17 Democrats joining Republicans in passing the measure, 62-37.

The Keystone amendment is non-binding, as the Obama Administration has the final say over its approval, but last night's vote was a strong sign that the Keystone Pipeline enjoys broad bipartisan support on Capitol Hill and that the Obama Administration's opposition might be wearing thin.

The Washington Post points out that the Democrats who joined Republicans are all electorally vulnerable:

The 17 Democrats who voted yes included every single possibly...