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The Obama administration reportedly considers requiring sponsors of the Keystone (TRP) pipeline...

The Obama administration reportedly considers requiring sponsors of the Keystone (TRP) pipeline to reduce the project's environmental risks before it can be approved, which effectively would put off a final decision until after the 2012 election to temporarily avoid antagonizing either the unions that support the pipeline or the environmentalists who oppose it.
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  • Stone Fox Capital
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    Need a president that finds solutions instead of playing politics. Gas prices are crushing his party but he does nothing. Crazy.
    7 Nov 2011, 01:47 PM Reply Like
  • hermanbrut
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    What a wuss!
    7 Nov 2011, 01:51 PM Reply Like
  • haschrad
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    This administration's motto seems to borrow from Mayor Quimby on the Simpsons - ducking this issue will call for real leadership.
    7 Nov 2011, 01:54 PM Reply Like
  • 2PP
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    President Present continues to say one thing then do the exact opposite. Does anyone know how many high paying jobs will be created once this anti-energy independence administration is gone? He puts off the pipeline decision because it is politically difficult, wow he's starting to figure out that being the president is hard. He still finds time to work on his golf game, vacation abroad, play basketball and campaign full time. That doesn't leave much time to actually be president, confer with his Cabinet or work on foreign policy.
    7 Nov 2011, 01:57 PM Reply Like
  • Capitalist1
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    Obama voting "present" on the tough calls, just like he always does.
    7 Nov 2011, 01:58 PM Reply Like
  • Hubert Biagi
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    This project has been in the works since 2005. Obama is a narcissistic, divisive, slick talker has accomplished nothing in three years.
    7 Nov 2011, 02:04 PM Reply Like
  • marpy
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    Time for Obama to crap or get off the pot!!!!! America needs the jobs and energy security that go along with this project!!!!! The good thing is that to me this reads that it will be built even if late.
    7 Nov 2011, 02:58 PM Reply Like
  • Stilldazed
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    We need energy independence as soon as possible.
    7 Nov 2011, 03:00 PM Reply Like
  • lonearnie
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    I thought he said we need the american people to get back to work,well then why the delay..............job... they say after re-elected .Come on its been 3 years and nothing but worst conditions for the people,thats not leadership.
    7 Nov 2011, 04:59 PM Reply Like
  • Matthew Smith
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    Just wait until the politicians realize the golden goose which American Capitalism and Intuition has miraculously dropped into their laps. Each shale play is worth about $12 billion in economic output, creates tons of jobs, creates building booms and most importantly gets Americans back to doing what led to America's greatness...Americans building America!


    Energy will be a huge job creator in the next decade with numerous pipelines, LNG terminals, and wells drilled not to mention the power plants built and new grids constructed.
    7 Nov 2011, 05:31 PM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    "Just wait until the politicians realize... "


    And what is the reason they have not already realized it (except for those environmentally incorrect Republicans)? And what will trigger their moment of light? The latest story is that shale drilling is causing earthquakes. I wasn't aware of shale drilling in California. Obama is no leader and completely clueless on job creation.
    7 Nov 2011, 06:04 PM Reply Like
  • juststarted
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    I live in hard coal country in northeast Pa. the industrial revolution started here, now we sit on top of the Marchellus and the Utica and will power the next hundred years.
    7 Nov 2011, 06:28 PM Reply Like
  • TruffelPig
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    Isn't a pipeline MUCH safer than trucking etc. of oil? What do the environmentalist not like about it? Do these people have cars?
    7 Nov 2011, 07:31 PM Reply Like
  • Exbuggywhipmaker
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    Obama sidesteps another issue and helps destroy America . The Canadians can now send their oil west to Vancouver, to be exported to Asia.
    7 Nov 2011, 11:16 PM Reply Like
  • Mark W. Bertolin
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    Canadian oil,gas and pipeline companies are still a good buy. Our silly politicians will push them to sell to Asia and at higher prices. They win we loose. Sad because it's so avoidable. Make sure you vote!
    8 Nov 2011, 10:50 AM Reply Like
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