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Why are Republicans so obsessed with their Keystone pipe dream? For 35 jobs?

The 114th Congress is underway, and in a move that speaks volumes about the Republican leadership’s agenda, the first order of business is rubber-stamping the Keystone XL pipeline. The GOP is doing a big favor for Canadian oil interests by trampling the long-established process for making important environmental decisions. In return, Americans get sharply increased risks to our climate and water quality.

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Jan 8, 2015, 6:56 am
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. Perhaps if the pipeline came across the southern border Raul might defend it as he defends all illegal immigrants/

Jan 8, 2015, 10:00 am
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More stupidity from buddhaboy. It only creates 35 jobs and could be an environmental disaster all to allow oil companies to export oil to CHINA…this does not benefit the American people.

Jan 8, 2015, 6:38 pm
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uhhh, 200,000 jobs while it is being built.

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