The number of Democrats supporting construction of the Keystone Pipeline is increasing, and they want action.
Yesterday the Obama administration delayed the construction of the Keystone Pipeline, once again. This time, the review period was extended, pushing back a potential decision until after the November elections.
As approval of the Keystone Pipeline continues to be an issue of debate, Speaker Boehner felt it was necessary to give the president a nudge with some impassioned words.
Did you know that in 2012 Americans spent an average of $3,000 on gas? – more than doubling 2002’s average of $1,235? Were you aware our country owes $900 billion because of our dependence on oil? These are just a few statistics that should give Americans a little more to think about when they’re filling up at the pump.
According to a recent Pew Research Center poll, nearly two thirds of the American population supports the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, despite President Obama’s continued requests that the pipeline not be built.
David Gordon, former Director of Policy Planning, says President Obama will probably okay the Keystone pipeline.
All that money. All that effort. All the sermonizing and bloodcurdling imagery and still, Americans don't seem to be evolving quickly enough on the environment.