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Friday, February 24, 2012: 12:56 pm
More from Pop Man
|The authors point of view should be noted. Here are a few more points of interest. There are 2.3 million miles of oil, gas and chemical pipeline now. To add the 1,700 miles of Keystone pipe line is 1/10 of 1% to keep things in perspective. This threat of drinking water to MILLIONS of people and 30% of the entire U.S. irrigation groundwater is pure fiction. The author attempts to grossly exaggerate risk using doomsday type scenarios. There is risk with any pipeline. There is an estimate of 6-7 jobs that will be created per mile of pipeline built. And while those jobs are temporary construction positions they are not jobs paid for by the government A.K.A. money borrowed by the Chinese. It seems the author would be happier to let those Americans be fed by food stamps and receive welfare than to be employed by a private party. |
The Presidents recent investment in green jobs (Solyndra) have been a great if you are bankrupcy attorney.
The Fedral Government has seen 14 different proposed routes and 10,000 pages of environmental studies in the past 3 years. Yet they need more time?
Here is some information you can count on. A. if the President wins re-election the pipeline will be built. He will not have to pacify is liberal base any longer. B. If a Republican wins this Fall the pipeline will be built. C. If gas goes to $6.00 a gallon due to a middle east calamity, the pipeline will be built. So the idea that this pipeline is not being built because Obama somehow cares about property rights is foolish.
Saturday, February 25, 2012: 12:01 pm
More from curiousgeorge
|Well said Pop Man!!! Thanks for the facts and stats too!|
Saturday, March 3, 2012: 1:29 pm
More from old timer
|It's not only property rights Obama cares about it's that Dems want the gov. to employ everyone,as so to does Morton Marcus.|
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