February 5, 2012

The Great North American Divorce

Michael Taube, Washington Times

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President Obama recently decided to reject TransCanada Corp.'s proposal to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline. While it may have warmed the cockles of the hearts of his Hollywood buddies, environmentalists and various financial supporters, it could cause a devastating political and economic rift with the Canadian government.

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National Post
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