Pipeline protesters to hold hands, encircle White House

Nov 6, 2011 Full story: KBMT 6

Obama has implied he may weigh in on whether to allow construction of the 1,700 mile oil pipeline, which is at the center of a bitter environmental battle.

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Since: Dec 09

Wake Forest, NC

#1 Nov 6, 2011
Knowing Obama that pathetic little man will do the wrong thing for our country and try to stop the pipeline.

Festus, MO

#2 Nov 6, 2011
Those will be union only jobs . You know Trumka is sucking Obama's tool for this favor .


Since: Dec 08

Bethel NY

#3 Nov 6, 2011
This is clearly a JOBS issue,thousands of them..But Crazy Bastard Green Slime Freaks would destroy it.America needs energy...Not any more Solyandras!...OBAMA is in the FRYING PAN...Will he be a POLITICAL WHORE,HYPOCRITE,and worried about his ASS or Stop the BULLSHIT??...LET AMERICA GET BACK to where we were before His BONY SHINNY ASS came on the Scene!!!

Barack Obama's Keystone pipeline dilemma: Why not punt?

Protesters hold up signs pushing the president to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline.| AP Photo
'It’s a hell of a dilemma,' said an environmentalist who doesn't expect movemeent soon.

President Barack Obama’s upcoming decision on TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline may split some of his key base support in his reelection effort no matter which way he leans, raising the question of whether he should punt the decision until after next November.

The problem: Obama runs the risk of disappointing either labor unions or environmental groups that went to bat for him in 2008, and he can't really afford to have any of his previous supporters sit on the sidelines next year.

“It’s a hell of a dilemma,” said one environmentalist who believes Obama will delay a decision for a while.“Clearly it would be in his benefit not to have this as a hot potato in his reelect.”

John Hofmeister,

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/676...

Since: Sep 11

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#5 Nov 6, 2011
Yawn. Solyndra is a bigger problem than this. We have a crook in the White house. Even Nixon wasn't a crook.

Since: Dec 07

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#6 Nov 6, 2011
yet most of these protesters still drive their polluting fossil fuel cars.

Since: Sep 11

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#7 Nov 6, 2011
Up4One wrote:
yet most of these protesters still drive their polluting fossil fuel cars.
Electric cars burn coal from the electric generating plants. Take your pick. I'll take clean burning gasoline and natural gas. You waste a lot of juice transpoting electric over distances to charge your crappy electric car. Electric cars pollute a LOT more than point of fuel vehicles.

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