March 11, 2012

U.S. Needs the Keystone Pipeline Now

Frank Murkowski, Calgary Herald

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Obama's lack of decisive leadership is evidenced by his desire to pander to his support groups - his environmental base, which, for the most part, opposes any oil and gas development anywhere in the U.S., and the labour unions, even though the pipeline would provide them with thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in high paying wages. What a sad commentary on presidential leadership.

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