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Is Obama An Agent For OPEC?

December 7, 2011 by  

Is Obama An Agent For OPEC?

We are staring into the face of $180-per-barrel oil. Under President Barack Obama, the Nation is not producing enough oil and is importing far too much of it from potential enemies. This is a reckless game engineered by the President, because oil is America’s economic lifeblood.

It recently become apparent that Obama either does not understand the danger the country is facing or, worse, is willing to ignore it because he has conspired with Arab oil exporters to give them dictatorial powers over America’s energy needs and economic future.

The United States is critically dependent on imported oil, consuming almost 10 million barrels of foreign crude every day. That is about three times more oil than the United States imported 25 years ago. With Obama’s restrictions on further oil exploration, especially offshore, the United States may import 18 million barrels per day by 2020.

Gang Green

“Gangrene” is a medical term used to describe the death of one part of the body. It happens when the blood supply is cut off to the affected area.

I witnessed gangrene overtake my dad’s legs after he underwent surgery on a bulging abdominal aorta at the Loma Linda University Medical Center many years ago.

I never studied medicine, but I have spent my lifetime studying economics. It isn’t a stretch to use the analogy that petroleum is the lifeblood to the U.S. economy.

Keystone Kops Or An Agent For Saudi Arabia?

Petroleum is essential for the United States. With so many hostile governments selling it to us, it would be easy to think that Canada would be America’s energy oasis. The two countries haven’t had so much as a skirmish in 200 years, and more than any other nation, Canada has stood shoulder to shoulder with the United States. So close are the two peoples that I can’t tell the difference between being in Montana or Alberta.

Both Nations have Judeo-Christian values and common law borne from the Magna Carta. American and Canadian men fought and died together during the two world wars.

On the surface it seems like a pretty simple equation:  Canada has 180 billion barrels of reserves, second only to Saudi Arabia, the kingpin petroleum producer and de facto leader of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Canada has a democratically elected parliament. The House of Saud is a desert fiefdom run by a few dozen billionaire princes. Whereas Canada has combat troops stationed in Afghanistan killing Muslim militants, Saudi Arabia provides tens of millions of dollars to Islamic terrorists bent on killing Westerners.

Beyond this, Canada has been a rock-solid energy supplier to the United States. In fact, thousands of Americans work in the Canadian petroleum industry, and there are hundreds of U.S. corporations that have a large stake in further developing Canadian petroleum. Scores of Canadian corporations are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Conversely, Saudi Arabia has nationalized its oil properties, and it implemented two oil embargoes against the United States in the 1970s.

It only makes sense that the United States would sign on to buy more Canadian crude. But with Obama, common sense is not at all common.

TransCanada Corporation is seeking Presidential authorization to build its $7.5 billion Keystone XL pipeline. The line would transport tar sands crude oil from Alberta through Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska on its way to refineries on the Gulf Coast.

A number of groups, comprised mostly of environmentalists and liberals, have banded together to oppose its construction. Obama is leading the crusade against Canadian crude.

The President said last month: “Because this permit decision could affect the health and safety of the American people as well as the environment, and because a number of concerns have been raised through a public process, we should take the time to ensure that all questions are properly addressed and all the potential impacts are properly understood.”

The President doesn’t seem concerned that 1,661-mile pipeline would deliver 700,000 barrels per day of crude from the oil sands to the United States.

The Hawaii Reporter recently ran this headline on an opinion piece: “Obama’s Catastrophic Pipeline Copout.”

David H. Wilkins, U.S. ambassador to Canada from 2005-2009, wrote:

The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline offers nothing but promise: tens of thousands of desperately needed jobs, and a big step toward ensuring North American energy security. But in mid-November, promise gave way to politics when President Obama punted on the pipeline permitting decision, delaying it until after the 2012 election. The Wall Street Journal called the decision a “Keystone Cop-Out.”

I call it a catastrophic cop-out, one with certain economic and diplomatic consequences. The decision on the KXL permit was expected before the end of this year and elected officials in both Canada and the United States rightly called it a “no-brainer.”

The project would reduce dependency on petroleum from the Middle East, a region that is rife with civil war. And what of the economic recovery that Obama promised three years ago? You would have to have been in a coma to see that things are no better and that, overall, the U.S. economy might be in worse shape than when he took office.

This gets me back to why the United States should be begging to sign this pipeline deal. It is estimated that the project would create a minimum of 20,000 well-paying U.S. jobs. That economic bonus would span far beyond all those families that could again have a wage earner and would spill over to every part of the economy, from Wal-Mart to mom-and-pop shops.

In fact, the pipeline deal will add more than $20 billion to the U.S. economy. An extra $5.2 billion in State property taxes would be collected.

Crude Consequences

The United States will have to deal with the consequences of turning its back on Canadian crude. First and foremost, Ottawa is building closer trade ties with Beijing with a great deal of emphasis on a possible blueprint that would deliver Alberta’s oil sands to the West Coast, where it could be delivered via tankers.

Last month, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Chinese President Hu Jintao about future Canadian oil exports to China.

Harper said: “This does underscore the necessity of Canada making sure that we are able to access Asia markets for our energy products.”

Canada is counting on China to be a key investor in Alberta’s oil sands projects and a big buyer of crude which would flow through a proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline if Canada encounters further opposition from the Obama Administration. This will make the United States all the more dependent on Arab oil. You would think Obama would understand this. The truth might be that he understands it all too well.

Yours in good times and bad,

–John Myers
Editor, Myers’ Energy & Gold Report

John Myers

is editor of Myers’ Energy and Gold Report. The son of C.V. Myers, the original publisher of Oilweek Magazine, John has worked with two of the world’s largest investment publishers, Phillips and Agora. He was the original editor for Outstanding Investments and has more than 20 years experience as an investment writer. John is a graduate of the University of Calgary. He has worked for Prudential Securities in Spokane, Wash., as a registered investment advisor. His office location in Calgary, Alberta, is just minutes away from the headquarters of some of the biggest players in today’s energy markets. This gives him personal access to everyone from oil CEOs to roughnecks, where he learns secrets from oil insiders he passes on to his subscribers. Plus, during his years in Spokane he cultivated a network of relationships with mining insiders in Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

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  • s c

    While this is possible, I wouldn’t bet on it, John. This prez is a willing part of economic and political forces bent on making America ‘suffer’ for very fuzzy reasons.
    To me, having The Anointed Yahoo in the W H constitutes a special type of suffering, and only cleaning out the W H and fumigating it can remove that nose-killing stench that has been there for the last three years.

    • patrick H.T. paine

      ” To conquer, first DIVIDE! ”

      Everybody sing along now…..”You can get anything you want,
      Right here at Livingston SHOP.”

      Not to fret Mr. Myer’s, because here in SHOP LAND, you just have to wait a bit, things will change……for example, another one of today’s offerings…..”Right here in River City……” is THIS:

      American Refineries Helping Make U.S. Net Exporter Of Fuel

      and Goldman says…..housing has kinda sorta hit bottom.

      So on this site, you can hoard, and get rich, plus buy beans and ammo,
      and of course we also have access to the perpetual HO JO motor machine, and the prospect of what looks like a president who secretly
      was “Bought and Paid For” by Wall St. and a likely candidate who has demonstrated that not only is he for sale, but thinks it’s a qualification.

      Final chorus: “Meet the new boss, same as the old …..which rymes with F and that stands for FOOL!”

      “Do not ask for whom the bell tolls……….”

      • RockyRoad

        Where is the John Wayne to help us out of this debacle?

        For me it is Dr. Ron Paul for 2012!

        Merry Christmas to all!

        • Old Henry

          And to all, A Good Night. (From which we shall not awaken)

        • Flashy

          John Wayne would be appalled at many of the comments enunciated in this forum. Don’t even think of dissing the Duke by suggesting he would give the rabid Right TPers and Corporatist GOPers the time of day.

          I read yesterday someone writing about Goldwater not being a “true Conservative’ and many of Pres. Obama’s proposals today came from Reagan’s playbook. And someone dares even hint that the Duke would support the wacked out Right of today? What a joke …

          • joel

            The Duke would slap Your biatch of a President, Ha! This oil pipeline is a no brainer, and is only being held up till after the election, so as to not alienate his tree hugging base. If Canada still has it on the table after the election, You can bet He would OK it then, but He will not have the job at that point, and the T-baggers will be drilling!

          • BillyBob117

            Hey not so flashy——he is Mr. Wyane to you and yes he would fuly support the TPN—-time for you to grow up pilgram

          • eddie47d

            Those “mean ol’ environmentalists and liberals” were shouting from the roof tops 40 years ago that we need to get off of our foreign oil addiction. Even Conservatives at that time were concerned but fell back into the laps of the oil companies. Today those same oil companies see the dangers of not going to alternatives sooner and not making big changes on our energy usage. There is no guarantee that if the Keystone Project is built that the oil will stay in America. Are we being duped again? This time by Anadarko Corp so let’s demand the truth from them and all involved in this Keystone Project before we proceed.

          • Thinking about

            perhaps it is John Wayne Gacy, some gets the two confused.

          • vicki

            Mr Wayne is not here to tell us directly but we can infer a lot from what he said when he was alive.

            http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/what-would-john-wayne-do/question-2075305/

          • http://frank1737@msn.com/ frank1737

            Youay not have the John Wayne but you have one H–L of the majority of the Veterans that has their their fill ogf this Dictator Obama and his Czars!! All of the low life punks and immature adults that participated in the Occupy Wall Street Demonstrations are skating on thin ice. You may note that it was a draft dodger for a president that alllowwd them to vote at 18. Mark my words if obama is VOTED IN BY FRAUD we will have another Civil War in this country

          • http://google.com Rob

            Flashy, you must have John the Duke Wayne mixed up with John Wayne Gacy. See the Duke not only would support the Tea Party, he would be riding up front leading the charge on the gay loving, high taxing collectivists Commies living in the White House. Like the Tea Party John Wayne was for Individual ruggedness, property rights, low taxes, Freedom of Religion, the Right to bear arms and the Right of Free Speech. John Wayne would loath the 51% who depend on the others to pay their way, Duke would stomp on the Occupiers and tell them to get a job or get lost. Duke would slam the doors shut on Illegals sneaking into America to steal our jobs and take advantage of American generosity. Wayne would rope that organizer and drag him to the nearest jail where he belongs.
            Now as far as that pipeline goes, our boy(inexperienced) president who lies about creating jobs has over one million new jobs just waiting for the word that says “drill baby drill”. America has more oil in Shale than Saudi Arabia only dreams about. We’ve got oil just waiting to be tapped in Montana, North Dakota, Colorado, Texas and off shore to make us 100% independant from foreign sources for 100 years plus enough natural gas to burn for another 200 years. The price of electricity should be pennies on the dollar but thanks to Obama its rising fast and making paupers out of most of us. Obama is doing all he can to punish us for being the most successful, smartest and wealthiest Nation on earth. Obama wants to give all of our wealth to third world Countries and make us equally miserable with his Marxist crap. People need to listen to what he has to say, how Capitalism is bad and Socialism is good. The only problem Socialism has created more poverty and death than any other economic system around. Obama is crazy, he needs a shrink and he needs to be removed from the White House immediately.

        • Jim

          Ron Paul LandSlide 2012!!!

      • Richard Pawley

        “…housing has kinda sorta hit bottom” I realize you are quoting someone else but my sources say it will be two or three MORE YEARS before houses hit bottom.

        • Flashy

          Mr. Pawley;

          I would love to know your “sources” as to housing. Valuations acording to recent Case Schiller data indicates the dropping in home values has pretty much levelled off for most of th country with a slight dip reported but all indicators showing stablization. Foreclosures are starting to decrease as the banks have skinned the deadbeats and those unfortunates who were caught in the whirlwind of recession, income loss, and adjustable rates. The Shadow Inventory held by the banks will be bled onto the market in a volume which historically is high, but yet where the market can absorb it.

          Would you disagree with any of the above? If so, I’d love to see your data sources.

          Where I believe the housing disruption will now occur is with the big developers. The business model of building developments containing hundreds if not thousands of new homes is a dying model. Urban sprawl is coming to an end. If you examine the housing market, you’ll see where inner city and inner circle housing is stable (and in many cases rising), smaller homes are holding steady in pricing as well. What is being nailed to the wall are the McMansions and the outer suburbs. Pople do not favor huge housing today. And the cost to commute is being viewed as a negative..both of which will grow in disfavor as we downsize the family unit via population aging and cost to commute increases.

          But go ahead…just who are your sources for making your statements? Did you verify and do your own internal analysis or dependent upon others? (no shame in being reliant upon tohrs for an opinion formation as long as yu qualify it as such) Mine are Bloomberg, Chase, BofA, Wells, Case Schiller, CTI, Dept of Housing, Census Dept., etc etc.

          • patrick H.T. paine

            “To conquer, first DIVIDE!”

            The bottom of the housing market will be 30 to 50% BELOW, 1997 values, also look for a dow of plus or minus 3500…and this is not a game you can WIN in the stock market…..if you don’t believe this
            you need to read “Crapshoot Investing” as soon as possible……

            But here is a brief poll for you….

            1.) Are you a part of the 1%?
            2.) Do you want to be?
            3.) What would you DO if you were?

            Eventually our species will produce an intelligent human….and if they are discovered…..they will probably be killed. Don’t worry,
            Ron Paul is safe…..all he can do is grind things to a halt….

            By the way, since name calling and labeling seem to be really big
            here…..I am a P.L.F.

            “Do not ask for whom the bell tolls……”

          • http://google.com Rob

            20% Drop in Housing to Cause Recession in 2012, YAHOO FINANCE

            “The problem with the real estate market remains excess inventory. Based on Shilling’s research, there are 2 million to 2.5 million excess homes in the country — a supply that will take 4-5 years to work-off. The result: Housing prices will fall another 20% and underwater mortgages will balloon from 23% to 40%, he says.” Gary Shilling, President of A. Gary Shilling & Co.

            Housing Predictor forecasts that 10 million homeowners will be foreclosed through 2012 as more mortgage holders are unable to refinance their mortgages because of falling home values or give up at the prospect of holding on to their homes all together.-Realty Trac.

            I updated my “2012” real estate bottom in March of 2010 to be “2013 at the very least” because Credit Suisse updated their chart. The most recent chart shows the resets don’t really slow way down until around October 2012. -USA Watchdog Greg Hunter.

            Well Flashy it looks like you’re lying. I couldn’t find any information to support your rosey forecast. None of the references you named could be found to support your rantings.

          • Chet Figurski

            Hey flashy, you sound like one of those liberal professors that are making 6 figures without deserving them.You think that you are the sole geiuses who are full of baloney.What drgged this country down is the frank dodd bill,you do remember that don’t you? and oguana’s welfare state that he is trying to create in a country that he wasn’t even born in. get a life, andcheck the facts on your false accusations, that all you liberals think is right.You li8berals,with all your fancy talk makes me sick. That’s what happens when you go to a college of any kind, that the profs have tenure, which is a joke. Wake up kid, and get the real truth that liberals just make up.

      • LowlyWise

        It tolls for thee.

      • patrick H.T. paine

        ” To conquer, first DIVIDE! ”

        You sure can infer a LOT from good ole Marion Morrison, I especially liked his interpretation of “The Alamo”….as well as “The Green Berets”…….but he grew up eventually and became human with a grasp of reality, with ‘rooster’ and as J.B. Books…..but impending DEATH will do that to you.

        Hell, just the “possibility” of escape from the syllogism, socrates is a man, all men are mortal, ergo all men are socrates, has been driving all manner of MEN and a few women to demonstrate in a big way
        that…..you too, can be socrates.

        Take O.peration I.raqi L.iberation, only 4000+ American’s became socrates, while over 100,000 Iraqi’s joined them. Does he who creates
        more socrates, win or lose?

        “They call it a false spring.”

        “Do not ask for who the bell tolls……..”

      • alexa

        You mean none of this stuff for sale is real? The hojo motor has to be real, creating something out of nothing, like fiat money.
        The information, like phony products all need to be triangulated by independent sources.
        Don’t forget to clear your cookies…

        • patrick H.T. paine

          ” To conquer, first DIVIDE!”

          Damn YOU!!!!!!! Of course the Ho Jo motor is REAL!!!! It has three patents with DATES……not ot be confused with say……figs. and it works on an amazing concept…..magnetism….by which if you construct
          it correctly….you can produce the appearance of anti_gravity…..float negative charged objects above a positively charged field.

          But the hojo is so cool that it works on a magical principle of magnetic repulsion….you know, anti-gravity. NOT!!!!!

          The first problem is….it needs a POWER SOURCE…..I mean free is free…..but the best part is that if you will just provide this teeeny, weeeny little bit of POWER, you will get a 300% profit.

          I.E. one battery on the front end will charge four on the back….but for some strange reason, even if your moderately intelligent, and if you can get the liitle test model to work…you have to replace the initial battery because it will like qall batteries run out of “anti-gravity”.

          Now if this “theory” were real all you would have to do is kick the motor to start it turning….heaven will follow and the crops will be saved……

          Best part is….power4home and tesla……steal their stuff…..because they use click bank…they offer unconditional money back….60 days….and it’s all crap…..and he’s catching up to LIVINGSTON SHOP….inside financial SECRETS……turns out in the end,,,,it’s free…..and worth exactly that…….

          “Do not ask for WHOM the “tinker bell” tolls….do you believe?”

          • http://google.com Rob

            I don’t know about Ho Jo but I’ve seen an example of reverse magnatism making this round metal object zoom around a round table and it would remain at any angle you set it. It used magnets above and below the object and the anti-magnatism pushed it at high speeds around this table. They are planning on using this concept to push particles through an accelerator to surpass the speed of light. Cool stuff.

          • patrick H.T. paine

            ” To conquer, first DIVIDE!”

            Yeah faster than the speed of light…..just recently there was this report that some neutrino’s have apparently been accellerated to
            “faster than the speed of light”…..which is AWESOME!!!!!

            My problem with this is….how do you actually accellerate a neutrino, and hell….let’s build a neutrino collider….

            At the N.Y. World’s Fair in 63/64 they had a fusion exhibit…..very BIG BANG…..since then, not one step further…..why?

            What was true then and is still true, is that it took more energy to
            cause the bang, than was produced by the bang.

            Hydrogen fusion is the driving force of the universe, and it is sort of a clue that STAR’s are way, WAY bigger than planets……so

            The main problem with the hojo is that the patents are OLDE…and if it did work, hojo would own the world…..1 + 4 +16 + 64 +212 + 848….the progression here is…….and you TOO can own this secret for….$39.95 or FREE…if you’re curious….go with free….the rationale is entertaining…..which probably means that, it is a good marketing lesson similar to keeping up with the Kardashian’s or getting married to one……

            Did you ever notice that the world is full of people who are willing to share their secrets……?

            ” Do not ask for whom the bell tolls…….”

    • ralph herman

      BULL.The last 5 presidents has said We will reduce our dependance on foriegn oil.We are owned by big oil and other corperations.We are not free nor will we be until we get citizens in government and get rid of the career politicians.Now who can afford that?

      • Shannon

        I agree Ralph, we need to get rid of what is/has been bought and paid for before it even get’s elected. We need some men and women of integrity, with a backbone and a willingness to die for this nation in office. These career politicos are nothing but a bunch of spineless snakes getting huge paychecks from major lobbying firms and banks. Once we get some integrity in office they can tell the lobbyists and the corps to take their money and put it to good use: rebuild the U.S. economy or get out of our country! Since the libs are so supportive of social programs that last forever and also like to worry about the environment so much they should try this. Everyone who gets a paycheck from Uncle Sam has to work 12 hours a day five days a week picking up garbage off the highways out of city, state, and national parks, we can put them in the city landfills and have them sort out recyclables from non recyclables to reduce the amount of long term waste going into the land fills. We can put a local out-going calls only phone line in their home so that they can receive calls and work as an operator for our various government agencies. Why just a few weeks ago I needed to call the IRS about a letter I received that I did not understand. After following all the electronic prompts I waited for 35 minutes before I was able to talk to someone who put me on hold for another 15 minutes so someone in the right department could answer my call. Give the welfare junkies a responsibility for the check they get and guess what when they see that the numbers don’t add up to minimum wage and there is no time and a half or double time for working over 40 they will start looking for a damn job. Make them plant, cultivate, and grow their own vegetable garden, do something besides sit on their lazy ass and collect a check.

        • JUKEBOX

          That letter needs to go to POTUS Robespierre, for the only thing he has ever produced in his life is fesces & CO2.

      • http://google.com Rob

        The big lie is there is a shortage of oil, BS. We can reduce our dependance on foreign oil by drilling here in the US. Forget OPEC.

    • Richard Pawley

      “Is Obama an Agent for OPEC?” Of course not! He’s just a “new” Democrat like Harry Reid and so many others! They will not rest until they have forced social and economic change upon us all (and the greatest economic crisis in the history of the world). Remember that old saying, “Nero fiddled while Rome burned!” Well, just last week the Democratically controlled Senate voted overwhelmingly (93 to 7) to remove the law from the Uniform Code of Military Justice that makes it’s illegal for members of the military to have sex with animals. To Reid and many Democrats (not all of course) such things are of paramount importance. The fact that so many Republicans signed off on this Military Defense Appropriation Bill proves that they, like many of the Democrats, don’t read what they sign, but we all know that. They are all to busy doing whatever it is that they do.

      I’m reminded of a science fiction program I listened to on the radio in 1953 or 1954. This was in South Carolina and my family could not yet afford a television set. It was a pretty good program but I thought, even as a kid, that the premise that we were at war with Canada was pretty far fetched. However, if we continue to treat Canada as we are treating Israel and all our friends we may find ourselves alone in the world and who knows all that the future will bring. WE MUST REPLACE 90% OF THOSE IN CONGRESS NEXT NOVEMBER or you simply will not believe what the rest of this decade is going to be like, or the one after that.

      The FED/Treasury continues to spew out debt (what they call money), based on nothing, but other nations are doing exactly the same. Those who are preparing for the really hard times ahead will suffer. Those who are not will be dangerous and they will suffer even more. I even know some in other countries who are preparing. It will not be pretty! Those who are laughing at this now won’t be laughing then but as the old saying goes, “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink”. May God bless the United States because no one else is going to do so! However, you should know that He has said, “My hand of judgement will stretch forth and all will feel it, some much more than others. Fear not!” 11/19/11

      • Dale on the left coast

        “is O’bammy an agent of OPEC”? . . . no . . . I would suggest he is a PAWN of OPEC . . . no other Pres BOWED and kissed rings of Saudi despots . . . 10′s of thousands of miles of pipelines in North America . . . and the Enviro-nazis and O’bumbler object to this one?
        Any citizen that supports this regeme is borderline brain dead!!!

        • eddie47d

          Dale is the one who is brain dead for previous Presidents are the ones who entrenched us to the beck and call of the Saudi government. Maybe if you had woken up from your sleep years ago we wouldn’t be in this mess today.

          • Dale on the left coast

            What previous presidents did is friggin “HISTORY” eddie . . . its what we are doing TODAY that counts. Replacing a billion barrels of Saudi oil with Cdn Oil . . . is not complicated for anyone who is even slightly aware of the situation in the ME.
            Drilling for domestic oil and processing oil shales must proceed now. Failure to do this will have a long-term negative effect on the US economy. And of course the CO2 Terrorists need to be defunded . . . the US is one of the CLEANEST countries on the planet. I am amazed by the morons that think if you move a steel plant from Cleeveland to Taiwan, the emissions dissapear. Thoughts from a couple of real scientists:

            Japanese scientist Kanya Kusano, a Program Director and Group Leader for the Earth Simulator at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science & Technology, has publicly declared that man-made climate fear promotion is now akin to “ancient astrology.”

            Mathematical physicist Dr. Frank J. Tipler, Professor of Mathematical Physics, astrophysics, at Tulane University, agrees with Kusano. “Whether the ice caps melt, or expand — whatever happens — the AGW theorists claim it confirms their theory. A perfect example of a pseudo-science like astrology,” Tipler wrote on May 15, 2009. “It is obvious that anthropogenic global warming is not science at all, because a scientific theory makes non-obvious predictions which are then compared with observations that the average person can check for himself,” Tipler explained.

          • patrick H.T. paine

            “To conquer, first DIVIDE!”

            eddie….dale is NOT responsible….in so many ways….this is not to say he would not like to be….if only he knew how.

            BTW just in case you didn’t know this, but nuke plants have back up diesal gen’s, to keep the cooling system going in case of a SCRAM….
            turns out…none of them work…..so if you live near one, you should demand they run a test…..these things fail in less than a minute…

            oh and they are going to build more of these…..

            BTW FYI…the rapture took place on 12/13/88…..and there were only the usual number of reports of missing person’s filed….and most of them have been found…..

            ” Tis the season to be……….”

      • Flashy

        Mr. Pawley…you catagorize the Dems and the Prsident as “They will not rest until they have forced social and economic change upon us all (and the greatest economic crisis in the history of the world)”

        Errrr…perhaps you could tell us what the TPers, the Religious Right, the corporatist elitists (aka GOP), and gadzillionaires such as the Koch Bros. (and yes, to an extent you as well) are trying to do?

        • JUKEBOX

          Much less than the 1%ers, Obama, Reid, Pelosi, Kerry, Feinstein, etc. who have never produced one drop of oil, or any other product which might employ someone in private industry.

    • Phil

      Where are the union leaders on this one. Where is Obama’s pal Jimmy Hofa Jr. on this one. How about all the union leaders and members who say they want jobs for Americans. The real problem is with the American People, who will not hold Obama and the rest of the political leaders accountable, for the high unemployment. Leadership in this country is very poor, but it’s still the people’s fault. It’s sad but Obama and the rest of them will probably get re-elected.

      • JUKEBOX

        I would like to know what UNION any of these Democrat myrmidons have ever belonged to, including the #1 Union supporter, POTUS. I know,all of that is priveleged information like the Birth Certificate and school records.

    • rs

      That’s the stench that Bush and his crooks left when they departed, It’s going to take eight years to get rid of it.

    • w h richardson

      maybe the fuzzy reason is to make up for the slave trade who know his kin might have owned a few folks, other presidents owned slaves, wants to make em pay, maybe??

      • JUKEBOX

        His KIN were probably the ones that caught their AFRICAN neighbors and sold them to the Dutch slave traders. That’s probably closer to the truth if you researched it.

    • KHM

      @SC,
      You are so correct, especially about the WH needing fumigation after the usurper leaves.

    • skip

      The problem with your analysis is that this country is not a democracy – it is a country run by 400 or so arrogant, greedy, non-caring multibillionaires. Much more like Saudi Arabia than Canada. We ought to be a lot more like Canada, I agree – they avoided the greed-driven bank implosion we were subjected to. It is truly a wonderful country to visit – somehow, they got beyond just settling the place and on to civilization and civilized society and informed electorate.

  • alexa

    Other than relying on 10 million barrels of foreign oil and 1 trillion debt spending, there are several commodities the US relies upon. Rare earth minerals must also be imported necessary for technology. About the only commodity we have an abundance of is nuts.

    • Monte

      Har, har! Nuts in abundance! That’s funny, Alexa! And very true.

      • Old Henry

        And, as it would seem, the squirrels to consume them.

      • olinda moore

        yes we have plenty but under groun,we need to digge it out and obama and his friend do not want to work on it,why USA is saling oil ,this is crazy,the men wants to ruin the country and nobody do anithin to stop him,what cain of people we are paying in the senate ,they are not doing there jobs.

        • JUKEBOX

          Do you people not realize that this “INCOMPETENT” and his buddies are enriching their off shore bank accounts, while destroying America with things like vetoing the Keystone Pipeline, enabling FAST & FURIOUS, doing a minimal enforcement of Mexican drug traffic, etc.

    • chipshot

      Yes. And most of them are in the district of corruption so they are easilly identifyable.

  • Don

    Look, people, we cannot listen to Obama because he is not even supposed to be president. We should just go ahead and make the pipeline and accept the oil from Canada. Just do it!!

    • T-Texas

      I agree with you Don and the oil companies should and tell this illegal kenyan and eric holder to go pack sand where the sun don’t shine.Start drilling.Drill Baby Drill

      • Mary

        T Tex the Drill baby Drill was about the only things I like about the senil McCain. Most of the time I agree with the post here but today No, we need to research tmore about the pipelines. I don’t want one of them close to my home. They are Buit to Spill. As the politics business is dirty but not as much as the tar sands oil. It’s the dirtiest on earth that should tell us something. They said those pipes leak once a every seven years. They leaked 12 times in its first year. In Alberta Canada elevated levels of cancer have appeared in communities downstream from lakes of toxic waste. My healt is priceless what about yours?

        • olinda moore

          drill baby drill was Sarah Palin no Mccain and yes she is the only one can turn the country arround,the media has damage all the possibilitys to get her ronning for the sit on the white house,thas is a sheme of them.SArah Palin is better than all of the other gops together.

          • Mary

            We all know that Olinda. Palin saved McCain of disgrace. My husband won’t vote for McCain he did it whith the hope that he will die 90 days of his presidency so Palin will take his place. I’m sorry but I still laughing. It’s the first time that my husband wants somebody dead (of a heart attack). The masses believes the media they are so lazy that is sick. They decide who’s the candidate and we just talk or write to release our pain. Look what the bastards are doing to Ron Paul they don’t let him speak. I better drink some water.

          • mark

            Palin’s a reality T.V. joke. Even conservatives realized this.

          • Doc Franklin

            This is a multiple choice question for Mark who obviously hasn’t taken the red pill yet.
            Marxists reward their useful idiots by?:

            a) giving them the finest food money can buy.
            b) buying them a new car
            c) buying them a new house
            d) letting them rule with the elites
            e) they send them to gulags and execute the stupid bastards.

            To find the answer, study the history of Marxism around the globe.

          • eddie47d

            I believe it is the wealthy RINO Conservatives(they are out there)who are eating the finest foods,have new cars,buy new houses,run with the Elites and then order the police out to defend their turf. All the while they attack free speech and assembly. Maybe you need to study your present history Doc and understand the coordinated attacks that went on against OWS.

        • CoCowboy

          We don’t even need oil sands product. America has 150 years MINIMUM of light sweet crude just in 4 western states that Ken Salazar cancelled the BLM contracts which were already approved by both BLM and EPA. That’s not including Alaska, The Gulf or Texas or ANY other states like the Dakotas which are already producing in the Bakken…

          We DO NOT need ANY FOREIGN OIL OF ANY KIND… I WISH PEOPLE WOULD DO THEIR RESEARCH AND DEMAND WASHINGTON CUT THEM LOOSE!!!

          • Average Joe Patriot

            We do not need foreign oil of any kind because we scarcely need oil of any kind, except for lubrication. The US gets about as much sunlight, wind, geothermal and tidal power as anyone else at this latitude, and the ionosphere is also quite as capable of providing us free energy as it is anyone else (Tesla technology, shelved). We can split hydrogen out of seawater to run engines, and/or go back to the battery design which the original Chevy electric cars used to run 125-150 miles per charge on (Chevron bought the patents and shelved them). We’ve known about most of these technologies for at least a long as OPEC has been in existence.

            We may validly blame Obama for a lot of things, but this one he inherited from the PTB going back at least as far as J.P. Morgan and J.D. Rockefeller.

          • Average Joe Patriot

            Oh, and I left out hemp. We can (and have) run engines on hemp oil and of course, alcohol made from just about any plant matter.

            We’ve never needed these massive amounts of oil. Our oil (and coal, natural fracked gas, and dangerous nuclear) dependence is a 100% fabrication on the part of major energy monopolies to keep us enslaved to them. This has been enormously well documented countless times.

          • Kenneth Ebersole

            Somebody just hit the nail on the head. It is about time we look into alternative energy sources and anything other than oil. It appears that money makes the wheels turn everywhere and oil is definitely a moneymaker. Many of you comment on Obama being the bad guy but I think we need to blame someone else and they are “we the people” of America. I did not vote for Obama but neither did I vote for Bush. I believe our problems started many years ago before 1960′s maybe even earlier. We can sling words very well on this website but can we put them into action to make a difference? Merry Christmas and I hope a very Happy New Year to all!

        • DaveH

          Isn’t it odd that whenever the Liberals don’t want something, it causes cancer? Remember Love Canal?
          http://mises.org/daily/1927

          • Flashy

            Love Canal..http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_Canal.

            Tell ya what Dave…go chomping on Alar contaminated apples, breath those fumes from the coal emissions, suck up that water draining from a fracturing process, and eat those fish swimming off the coast of Japan by those nukes, give the kids milk with rBGH and antibiotics, dine on genetically altered food products (and while you’re at it, wonder why you can’t get any seeds to sprout from the plants grown from the genetic seeds)…

            Go ahead. And yes, tell your wife that’s what you want your kids exposed to.

            Then let us know when the divorce is final…before or after you check in for cancer and health issues…

          • eddie47d

            Yup Flashy they just found nuclear contamination in Japanese baby formula (in Japan)400,000 units had to be recalled. The dangers are real and some American corporation (think Superfund hot spots) are no big deal and hide the facts.

          • DaveH

            I’m betting that neither one of you Fear-Mongerers read the article.

          • DaveH

            Here’s some sobering reality for those whose minds haven’t been baked by Liberal Propaganda:
            http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0005140.html

            In this age of Environmental Toxicity, we live longer than ever before. Instead of being happy that we are so blessed, the Liberals must whine about every little possible danger in our society, like a bunch of spoiled children who have had it too good for too long.

          • skip

            So far the leading cause of toxic deaths in this country is from lead – the kind fired from the various available side arms and AK 47′s being toted around.

        • Dale on the left coast

          Mark . . . you clown . . . the Kenyan in the WH is the biggest joke . . . he told you dummies he would take you all back to the 30′s during the campaign . . . but the loonie-leftie-handout-bots elected him anyway . . . that tops any “reality-show” I have ever seen.
          To bad you can’t fix stoopid!!!

          • eddie47d

            Who let you out of the circus Dale? You’re clownish comments are always good for a laugh.

          • DaveH

            Did somebody kick you out from under the bridge again, Eddie?

          • skip

            How many of you bloggers are in the upper 1%? Those of you who are are screwing the rest of us; those of you who aren’t are getting the royal shaft. Wake up, guys – don’t sell your souls to the Koch Brothers, Wall Street, and the oil monopoly.

      • Nana

        Yes, we don’t need this idiot to approve. Notice I did not call him president—-cause he isn’t one! Drill, drill, drill. Is anyone listening?

        • CoCowboy

          I’m listening and I’m SCREAMING AT THE TOP OF MY LUNGS!!! Ken Salazar is a POS… and I would know, being from Colorado – one of the states that lost out on the BLM contracts!!!

  • James Maxwell

    Just one simple question, Which POTUS bowed to the Saudi King and
    kissed his ring. You only do that to your master. Any one with
    a single brain cell left knows that we have a “muslim candadiate”
    in the White House. Anti any thing that doesn’t drag our nation
    back to the third century standards. Transparancy is rampant in
    Washington, unfortunately the lemmings do not see the wolf leading them down the path and over the cliffs edge.

    • Old Henry

      Well James, one happy thought is the wolf is leading which means he will reach the cliff first – with the herd of lemmings directly HEHIND him.

      • olinda moore

        Remember wen the evil was tenting God on top of the mountan,is going to happen again and you know the winner is Jesus ,you see every time they have something bad to said about the christian somthing bad happens and if you do not believe just watch.

    • Flashy

      Which POTUS showed subservience to the Saudi king? That would be Bush II. As well as letting the only flight out on 9/11 being that of the Saudi’s. Bush was so subservient to the Saudi’s and Kuwaiti’s he didn’t even need vaseline…

      • Brad

        Hey Flashy,

        Let’s take a walk down memory lane, date 2009 Ohmama takes trip to Saudi Arabia and bows then kisses the hand of the Saudi King, what’s his name Faud. Ohmama has no respect for the US, he is the appologizer in chief making the US the laughing stock of the world, no wonder other country’s are starting to thumb their noses at us. Ohmama is the worlds laughing boy and now his poll numbers are below Carter making him the worst president we ever had.

        • Thinking about

          Since you suggested a trip down memory lane, the Bush family backing Carlyle Group is backed financially by Bin Laden family and other Saudi money. Who walked holding hands with the Saudi prince, none but George W. Don’t wake up today and think this is the first dealings between those in the WH. Also check out Halliburton, still working in Iran and many other middle eastern countries.

      • Dale on the left coast

        Flashy . . . you just gotta stop watching Micky Moore movies . . . he makes his stuff up . . . he’s just a wealthy fat lieberal/marxist living large while feeding BS to the unwashed like you!!!

        • Flashy
        • eddie47d

          It was the economic shenanigans on Wall Street that turned other countries against us. Their economies suffered for that lack of oversight also. Get off of the kool aid Dale and drink some spring water which may refresh your mind.

          • Dale on the left coast

            eddie . . . the shenanigans you refer to were CAUSED BY THE GOVT . . . Fannie/Freddie and Bawney. Its been explained to you hundreds of times. Sure Wall Street sold worthless derivitives, but why were they worthless? Cause they contained the Trillions in Mortgages that the US govt through the Comm Reinvestment Act forced banks to loan to folks that could not pay it back.
            Give O’bumbler 4 more years and you will all be on Food Stamps.
            O’bumbler is the FDR of the new milenium . . . will this depression be longer than the “Great Depression”?

          • eddie47d

            50% of all Subprime Loans were by independent mortgage companies with no government oversight.In 1998 5% of any home loans were Subprime loans, by 2007 they were 30% by private bankers or mortgage companies. CDO’s and default swaps and other financial gimmickry came from those companies which lead to the meltdown. So blaming everything on the government doesn’t pass the smell test. Your too angry to be rational and that is why we will have financial troubles in the future. You only attack or blame one part of the problem.

  • Flashy

    “A number of groups, comprised mostly of environmentalists and liberals, have banded together to oppose its construction. ”

    So local landowners and farmers in Nebraska are now labelled “liberal’ for not wanting a pipeline and roads through their fields and damaging crops and endangering the farm? Wow …

    Please not that since Pres. Obama has taken office, imports of oil have decreased, domestic production increased, and overall consumption of oil decreased…while alternative greener energy production has gone up.

    Also note that the Keystone XL pipeline will take over 15 years to complete…and the review is slated to take one year. Not much of a delay when compared to construction (most of which during that year will take place in Canada..i.e. no real loss of time)

    One could also take notice that rebuilding our infrastructure will save this nation BILLIONS in oil consumption.

    You can also chalk up that it wasn’t Obama who took us to war for oil…and the Conservative GOPers who now denigrate this admin were the very ones who sacrificed the nation’s young men and women for a war which cost us trillions. For oil and to enrich their buddies in the military-industrial complex.

    No doubt there will be post after post screaming about this administration, how it’s tied to the ME shiekdoms etc. (Ignoring the Arab Spring and our role in liberating the populace). But ask for details? HA! Those who denigrate can’t provide much fodder for the hot air blown. And dig deeper into the claims, and it’s Congress that is the delay and barrier. Dig deeper yet…and it’s the Pary of
    “no” putting our nation at risk until their wealthy cronies get thier massive payoffs and the military graft ridden system is taken care of at our expense.

    Chew on that for awhile.

    • Monte

      Too bad, Flashy, we can’t put your hot air to use. It seems an unlimited supply.

      • martin

        Yes if he would be front of a wind machine think of all the extra electricity we would have.

      • Flashy

        FYI…the opposition to the pipeline came mainly from farmers and landowners in nebraska petitioning the Feds for a review of the environmental impact of said pipeline. The Enviro’s are also involved…but it was the two Senators who pushed the admin for the delay. it’s on record for those who want to look it up. Same with oil production and consumption…it’s on record.

        that’s the problem with many here…fact is fact yet you don’t want to recognize it.

        • Opal the Gem

          “FYI…the opposition to the pipeline came mainly from farmers and landowners in nebraska petitioning the Feds….”

          As you have said else where in the comments Flashy sources, sources, sources. And while you are at it give the reasons they they are opposed to it.

      • eddie47d

        You think they need facts Flashy? “They don’t need any stinking facts”!

    • fiscalsoundbiteme

      Sure, as long as you quit chewing on Obammy’s excrement! There’s one in every crowd, Libertards who have only learned how to blame others and NEVER are wrong…listen stupes, Oblame-ya is STILL “fighting” for the oil or haven’t you been watchin’ the news in the past 3 years???? Morons! Gotta love em, but they need to be in cages

    • Doc Franklin

      Went to war for oil? What a red herring! How much oil are we getting from Iraq ………. answer zero. Arab spring? What a putz! The Muslim Brotherhood will rule Egypt and Libya, not to mention the fact that Greater Persia will be re-united shortly after we leave Iraq ….. giving Iran complete control of a potential 20 million bpd production. With Egypt and the Brotherhood controlling the Suez and Iran and Iraq controlling the Straits of Hormuz, a complete stranglehold on middle eastern oil we be complete, hence $300 barrel oil without considering the demise of our currency due to massive increases in deficit spending, all engineered by your BOY in the White House. Why did we help destroy Kaddaffi, it was to deliver our latest and greatest ground weapons to the “Arab Spring”, many of which our own troops don’t have. These will be used against us. You sir are obviously naive beyond comprehension. Go back home and worship your Obama portrait.

      • Dave

        I remember George W. and cohorts stating that the cost of the Iraq war would be made up by crude we would get from them.

        • T-Texas

          But it is not as you have implied.He was talking about having a source that we could buy from.We did not steal any oil from Iraqi.

        • Doc Franklin

          Unfortunately, that never materialized, and now, it never will. Bush started right, but then catered to the PC crowd and the Europeans. The whole mess in Iraq, which could have been a great move, has turned out to be an expensive waste of our resources and a tragic loss of our American patriots lives and limbs. Not declaring martial law, not cleaning out the Iranian puppets (Sauder sp?, et al) and not demanding repayment in oil will all come back to haunt us and in retrospect, only because of the poor manner in which it was handled, history will show it to have been a complete and tragic folly in which our young men were maimed and died for nothing.

          • Old Henry

            Yeah, but ole Shrub got the guy who tried to killhis daddy…

      • Old Henry

        Doc:

        I wonder if he might have his laptop under Little Barry’s desk…

    • Doc Franklin

      With real unemployment at 19% and the businesses where they worked idle, not to mention that those folks don’t need to commute to a non-existing job, gee, oil imports are down ……… what a shock. It has nothing to do with intelligent economic or energy policy, and everything to do with your Marxist Messiah shackling the American economy. I love how you Marxists never tell the rest of the story.

      • Flashy

        Doc..domestic oil production is up. Can you blame that on the recession? Overall energy production is up. Again… a result of the recession?

        • Doc Franklin

          Assuming you are accurate (and I confess I don’t know the net numbers, so am accepting your premise as valid for the sake of argument), it is most likely from increased production in the Bakken and new injection technologies they are using in Southern California, I should point out that this is being done by private concerns and individual investors risking their capital, not something the bozos in Washington are doing. Also, if the Gulf was re-opened to American Companies (take note that all foreign concerns are still able to drill where we can’t ……. by presidential edict), and the Alaskan fields opened up, we could over time (in the absence of irrational EPA agenda driven restrictions) become energy independent. So we still are paying huge amounts of money for oil in large part because of government shackling and supporting those who hate us (not directly by purchases, but by competing for oil on the international markets, thus increasing the price at the wellhead) and those who would destroy us.

          • Flashy

            Doc…I erased the link from my browser history but the production figures are accurate. Where we seem to differ on this issue is that in my view, dependency on oil is not a good thing. It’s a finite resource limiting us in modernization and building a better future. It’s an old outmoded technology which needs to die a quick death rather than slowly strangle us as it runs out.

            Even if we somehow find enough domestically to eliminate a reliance on foreign oil, the rest of the world doesn’t have those resources..and the price will still go up. So unless you also advicate price controls on domestic production…we still suffer and enrich our enemies.

            Think of what we could accomplish with electrical energy and autos etc if we tossed the amount of monies towards that research that we currently give away to Big Oil. Ya think American ingenuity would find a way? I do….

          • eddie47d

            There is plenty of oil being drilled here and now in the USA. In Colorado,W. Texas and in North Dakota. Doc knows why the Gulf was shut down but like so many he can’t resist the bashing of the President.

        • Dale on the left coast

          Sure oil exploration is UP Flash . . . but its only UP from the almost total shutdown the Bamster imposed after he took office . . . then he shut down the gulf . . . after the very-suspect BP fiasco.

          • eddie47d

            More right wing clap trap and conspiracies.

    • Vagabond

      flashy you really need to lay off the KOOLAID bud,

    • John Frykman

      Err, maybe we shouldn’t have built highways across Nebraska (or any other State for that matter?). Why is it fine for Canada to build a pipeline because it is in their national interest to do so, and not fine for the US? Should we bring oil in by tanker? It still needs to get to refineries all over the US you know. Just in case you didn’t notice last time you filled your car’s tank, it was gasoline that you were putting into it.

      Chances are that gasoline and/or it’s its precursor came a long way to get to that pump.

      Which is more environmentally sound: Giant tankers such as the Exxon Valdez? Or thousands of diesel powered trucks (made from crude, you know) hauling oil products countless miles at great expense?

      Do you know about electricity? It needs ugly transmission lines to get from the generator to your little abode. Maybe the farmers whose land those lines traverse should have put up the same stink and stopped their construction as well!

      Maybe we should all have wind turbines on our properties and unplug ourselves from those greedy utilities. But don’t ask them to back up your power supply for when the wind doesn’t blow.

      • Old Henry

        John:

        That should not be a problem. For as long as we have politicians we will have not only plenty of wind, but lots of hot air.

      • DaveH

        You can bet, John, that if the Wind Generators were a Conservative idea, the Liberals would have been screaming bloody murder about the eyesores.

      • ChristyK

        There has been much more environmental damage from tankers than from pipelines. The pipeline uses less energy and spills less. I say go for it. If there is a particularly sensitive area, then slightly change the route, but build it and build it soon.

        I do also agree with a previous poster who said we would be in good shape if we would just allow our own country to drill for the oil we have. Who do you think will be more careful with the environment, the US or Saudi Arabia? We will not be replacing oil as the main source of energy for a long time (probably my life time) so lets produce it as safely and cheaply as possible.

        For those who like “green” energy, you should understand how our grid works. We use two kinds of energy generation. One is a constant producer that meets our base needs (nuclear, hydro, etc.). We have other sources of electrical energy that go up and down as demand goes up and down (coal & nat gas plants). Wind & Solar meet neither criteria. It’s there whether you need it or not and not there, whether you need it or not. This makes it difficult for the power plants to change output fast enough when the wind suddenly stops or the sun suddenly goes behind a cloud. Therefore, to make sure we always have power, the coal/nat gas/oil power plants have to keep burning because they can’t change output fast enough. Also changes in output require a lot more power(waste) than maintaining a constant output. We end up burning coal/nat gas/oil even when the wind/solar are producing to allow for the power to always be there. The large changes in output from wind/solar cause a lot of waste. Therefore as we increase our wind/solar production on the grid, we actually burn more coal/nat gas/oil than when we don’t have any solar/wind on the grid. We are paying obscene amounts of money subsidizing a technology that makes us worse off. Until we create a technology that will allow us to store the energy for when we need it (when the sun doesn’t shine or wind doesn’t blow), wind/solar will not work for the grid.

        Wind/Solar sort of works for an individual house or such, but isn’t financially viable except for ultra-rural areas where it would be extremely expensive to run power wires long distances. Even then, they usually need to have a gas generator around for when the wind doesn’t blow or sun shine for a longer period.

        • DaveH

          Not to mention the blight on the landscape that wind and solar generation create.

        • eddie47d

          Where’s the blight with solar generation? That’s a LOL moment for you Dave. I’m not against oil derricks but they are as much an eyesore as wind turbines. Opps! I knew you wouldn’t mention that and on top of that oil spills from those derricks are an even greater eyesore and damaging to the environment. We need to use all our resources sparingly and wisely in the areas they are needed or where they will work.

          • Dale on the left coast

            Don’t get out much eh Eddie . . . Ontario Canada . . . 100′s of acres of solar panels, though by the leftist Premier to power the Province at 6 to 10 times the cost of conventional electricity. Only problem, the sun goes down at 5:30 this time of the year. And yes eddie . . . they are an enormous BLIGHT on the landscape. Of course they create “Green” jobs . . . somebody has to clean them twice a week . . . LOL More Green LUNACY!!!

          • eddie47d

            Even cold climate Canada with lots of oil sees the need for alternative resources. Thanks for bringing that up. You can now put your head back into your butt socket you negative trollop.

          • DaveH

            How old are you, Eddie, 12?

    • Alan

      Wow – Flashy…. Hated much lately? It is evident to every critical thinker out here that this administration is hell bent on having it their way or else! If their “green” economy won’t go anywhere and they can’t pump more fiat cash into it to pad their crony capitalists pockets, then no one gets anything period. And the American people will suffer for OUR incompetency, no matter what the cause is! Money is evil and we are the only ones allowed to have any is the mantra from the uber-leftist mentality. Didn’t you get your memo from the thief-in-chief?

      • Old Henry

        You put a Chi Ka Go gangster in OUR WH, you have gangster government. “It’s the Chi Ka Go way.”

        The problem is that compared to the entire country Chi Ka Go is a small microcosim and they can’t seem to grasp why it is not working as they want. Kinda like Tricky Dick. Everything was fine, until THEY STARTED PLAYING BACK THE TAPES!

    • Wyatt

      Took us to war for oil ? If we went to war for oil , please explain why we are paying the prices at the pump . Where is all this oil we went to war for ? I’m afraid you have been deluded by all the liberal rhetoric . Either that or you been chugging the Kool-ade . Obama loves people like you , ones who buy into what ever lie he chooses to throw out there . Usually one he picks up from mainstream media as they fall all over themselves to politically correct to this do nothing clown in the White House . z
      Yes, it would be nice to rely on Green Energy , but that technology is not perfected and is still many years in the future . And as for transportation use, except for short trips to the local store , highly impractical . Obama claims he wants to create jobs , well this pipeline creates them . He says he wants to reduce our dependency on foreign oil. Again this pipeline does that. His use of this as a political ploy is unconscionable and in direct contradiction to his stated claims. Best people wake up and get this anti American fool out of there .

      • Old Henry

        Wyatt, the only oil we got from that war was on our rump where Bush / Chaney Congress greased us up.

        However, they did get the guy who tried to kill Shrub’s old man… And Shrub lost nary a limb.

    • LRay

      Flashy you are correct Obama didn’t put us into war! One of his own did. Monica wasn’t the only one to get it we all did!!!!

    • T-Texas

      Hey Flashy,I live in an area where pipe lines criss cross each other and the land is also farmed and used for cattle grazing.In fact there is another being put in about 7 miles fro my house now.I know of one incident where there was a lose of life and equipment.This happened about 45 years ago.

      • Old Henry

        Cattle grazing T-Texas?! Holy Cow! (No pun intended) You have no ozone over your house! Don’t go outside! Scuse me, I gotta go flip my burger.

      • Flashy

        Y’all voted for Perry as governor and Bush before that. ’nuff said about Texas and good judgment…lol

        • mrbill

          I don’t know where you live flashy boy but in Texas I pay less than $1000.00 per year for property tax (paid for by the way) no state income tax and 81/4 sales tax. How is your state doing?

          • Flashy

            Not bad MrBill. And we have schools that educate our kids, and we don’t have the majority of jobs paying minimum wage, and we have a clean environment and we don’t have a massive bill coming due as y’all in texas will have next year (if what i have read is correct…you’re going to get hit fairly heavy real soon)

            Oh yeah…we also have a minor version of public health care, planned cities, clean air and a fantastic environment, thriving downtown core sections in all our cities, public transportation throughout, and we manage without a sales tax … how’s them apples ?

          • Opal the Gem

            flashy pants, you forgot to tell us where this “utopia” is.

          • Flashy

            Opal…why..I thought you guys knew everything! Here’s a hint…I live in the top ranked “Green City” according to Popular Science mag. Makes one wonder if, according to you guys, moderates and liberals screw up everything, why folks want to move here. Of course, world wide the Scandavaian countries aren’t doing too bad either economically. Hmmm…ya think you guys may be mistaken about Moderates and Liberal philosophy? LOL

            I know one thing, when I have to travel to the South and parts of the Mid West, I’m appalled at the inequality, the dirt, vast pollution and grime, the utter political blindness of the population. And Texas etc.? To be fair, I probably can cite something good about Texas and that part of the country. Ummmm….give me a few hours I may think of something … we have to find a place to toss our trash so that’s where we send the right wing nutcases ?

    • Karen

      I don’t know who you are listening to, but Obama is a Muslim, without a doubt, and he is deliberately trying to destroy our Country! Why don’t you and Obama leave for Kenya as soon as possible? Check out: http://www.wasobamaborninkenya.com. Obama hates the American people and he hates Israel!

    • olinda moore

      WE do not need the pipe line from Canada, we need to dill here off shore thas it,so we have to put a fight with the people in washington,they have to realice is important for the economy to drll baby drill,alaska ,s.dakota in the golf,whats up baby when you people going to open your eyes?

    • JUKEBOX

      It wasn’t the party of “NO” that forged the names on the Indiana ballot petitions in 2008, but more like CHICAGO POLITICAL GANGSTERS with Obama as their shill.

    • DaveH
      • Flashy

        heck…who knew there were so many Liberals in Nebraska !

        • DaveH

          No gates can keep them out. Unfortunately.

    • Doug

      Farty so where is all these oil we went to war at? You should change your name to Farty the Parrot because all you do is repeat the lies from communist liberals that you follow. So again please tell me where all this oil is that we won by taking out Iraq?

      • eddie47d

        Put your Fascist comments back in your pants Doug.They are smelling like your drawers! G Bush thought the war was going to be quick and easy like the SR’s was and that obviously didn’t pan out too well. Many of those Iraqi wells were blown up and made useless. It’s hard to drill for new oil when there is a war going on so we never got the abundance that Bush dreamed of. Since you want to be an obnoxious blowhard you don’t deserve anything less from others.

    • Jerry

      Hey Flushy, It makes perfectly good sense that a Muslin president would rather do business with Muslim oil barons. You say that the Iraq war was about oil? When we went in, we were promised that Iraqi oil would pay for the financing of the war. Where is the oil money?
      You , along with all other libs, are always claiming that all the Republicans are for the rich. Do you see any poor Democrats on the Beltway. The Dems are just as much for the rich as the Reps. They continually try to mislead the public with the farce that they are for the poor working class. WHAT A JOKE!

      • Flashy

        “You say that the Iraq war was about oil? When we went in, we were promised that Iraqi oil would pay for the financing of the war. Where is the oil money?”

        Jerry…prhaps you should have realized the Big Lie when it was hyped to you by Bush/Cheney instead of denigrating those who were asking the questions….

    • Zack

      Flashy you are so full of BS it is pathetic.

    • joel

      Flashy, Yea that Solandra deal with Barry’s billionaire buddy is really making the green industry look good buddy, chew on that! Anyone who thinks that Obama is not out to enrichen Himself is blind. Thinking the Republicans are the only ones in bed with the big corporations is totally assinine ! Where are they going to get thier money to support their extravagant life styles ?

    • Dale on the left coast

      Flashy . . . 15 years to complete . . . LOL That is absolute NONSENSE!!!
      War for Oil??? Where’s the friggin oil clown???
      O’bammy is appeasing his base . . . the enviro-nazis, the loons that want everyone to live like Little House on the Prairie.
      Why do you spout so much nonsense that doesn’t resemble truth? I know you must be a lieberal!!!

      • eddie47d

        When you can spout some truth Dale then maybe some of us will listen. Right now you are only a broken record.

    • R Geer

      If Canada can send their oil to our U.S. west coast to be shipped on to China, then why can’t it also be trucked and/or shipped from the west coast to all parts in the USA? Why not? I would think it’s more expensive to send it farther away to China than to the United States… Maybe they don’t need a pipeline?
      We should use more fuel from Canada if they want to sell it to us! Why don’t we see more about this in the news? Why not Canada? I had no idea they had so much oil. They’re our neighbors!

  • Patriot1776

    We need for congress to step up and do their job. We have a president who is ruling by executive order, going around the Constitution to further his agenda and congress is sitting on their hands doing nothing but declaring pizza sauce a vegetable! Where are the representatives of the people? We need this pipeline, we need to stop exporting gasoline until gas prices get under $2 a gallon so that the average person has more spending money in his pocket. We need a government of the people, FOR the people, BY the people, not this pretend government of socialist perverts lining their pockets and helping their crony’s.

    • Old Henry

      Patriot:

      Granted the House is controlled by Republicans, but we must not forget that it is overseen by Boehner who seems to be on the inside.

      The Senate is still controlled by Little Barry’s fellow communists – Reid / Turbin, so that is hopeless. Even if the Republicans had control it would be McConnell running the show – soooo…

      We need to “figer” out a way to come up with about 70 more Rand Pauls and 300 more Ron Pauls. Until that happens the Communist Soetoro and the criminal Bush will continue to run free.

    • action not words

      More often than not the Illuminati sponsor both sides to have a game to entertain the ignorant public. They decide who will be the next president, and they see to that their man wins, even if they have to cheat like they did in Florida when President George W Bush “won” over Al Gore. Even if their pre-elected candidate for some reason can’t win and the other candidate does, they just go to Plan B, which is very well structured and prepared before hand, should this happen. So basically, no matter which candidate wins the race, THEY win. They control both the Democratic and Republican parties. Most president campaigns are financed with drug money, which is understandable when you understand that the Illuminati run the drug trade industry as well (more about this elsewhere on this website). Elections are really not necessary, but they let us vote so we can have a game, and by letting us do so, they pretend to follow the Constitution. It gives us an illusion of choice

  • Warrior

    On a more personal note, I support this 1000%. Tis the season for giving.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_4I-8Fsu68g

    • Old Henry

      Warrior:

      Dat a goodn! Thank you so much! I needed a good chuckle this morning. Y’all brightened my day.

  • PATRIOT 101

    This president has presided over the biggest transfer of wealth in the history of the planet!
    This is about global re-distribution of wealth. Take from the White Christians and give to the Isalamic nations for either oil or aid.
    The other thing about this is giving away our money in either aid or for oil diminishes our dollar and brings this country closer to economic collapse. This was (and still is) the goal of this president.

    • JIM

      WHAT A LOAD OF CRAP! YOU MUST BE ANOTHER UNINFORMED REPUBLICAN.WE ARE STEALING THE OIL FROM IRAQ FOR 2 DOLLARS A BARREL. MORE TROOPS WERE GAURDING THE OIL FIELDS THAN BAGDAD.HALIBURTON IS REALLY GETTING RICH ALONG WITH BSH AND CHENEY

      • John Frykman

        Please supply us with your source for your outlandish claims about $2.00 Iraqi oil?

        Oil is a fungible resource. It has a world market price, no matter where it is delivered and no matter where it comes from. The oil pumped in Iraq enters the market just as oil from the US does. Both suppliers have and impact on world and therefore local prices.

        Please connect your brain to your fingers when you type.

        • Old Henry

          Thank you Mr. Frykman.

      • http://yahoo Lu Ann

        You sir, are spilling the load of crap! Keep smoking that crack!

      • Doc Franklin

        Show me the proof! I wish it were true that we were “stealing” Iraqi oil for $2.00/barrel. The way I see it, Iraq owes us at least ten billion barrels of oil to even the score at $100/barrel. If your statement were true, the international market would have oil priced at roughly $20/barrel and OPEC would be screaming at the top of their lungs.

      • fedup

        Jeez Jim! You are kinda going out on a limb to blame Bush and Cheney for what Obama has just pissed away. Just look at it rationally would ya. Come on! Enough with the name blame game and just fess up, Bush on his worst day is better than Obama on his best, and that is saying alot considering Bush was awful!!! Anyone out there that is a strong Bush supporter, all I gotta say is “Patriot Act”. Enough said.

      • Old Henry

        Jim:

        Look closely at your keyboard. On the far left just above the Shift Key is one labeled CapLock. I suggest you consider using it.

        Thank you.

      • PATRIOT 101

        Jim,
        Maybe if you holler louder you will be more believable. I doubt it. Your $2.00 a barrel oil conspiracy is about as crazy as it gets. Why don’t you come up with a receipt for a truckload of that oil?
        You must really be on some really heavy duty Kool-aid!
        Of course I’m sure you will re-post with the documentation for your $2.00 oil. Can’t wait!

    • fiscalsoundbiteme

      You got that perfectly RIGHT!

    • Doc Franklin

      DAMN RIGHT!!!

    • JUKEBOX

      Has anybody ever wondered “WHY?” Millionaires and Billionaires like Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Kerry, etc. are so eager to “SPREAD THE WEALTH”, but not their personal wealth. They will claim “POLITICAL IMMUNITY”.

      • Old Henry

        Well JUKEBOX, as I am sure you are aware, when they talk about “spreading the wealth” it is the Middle Class’ wealth. The millionaires such as you mentioned write the tax lawa and they can manuver them so they can hide their wealth.

        These career criminals are pond scum and need to be GONE.

    • Flashy

      patriot…I don’t suppose you have a valid reliable source for the claim about the transfer of wealth do you? Didn’t think so …

      • PATRIOT 101

        You really can’t “get it” on the transfer of Wealth? We are paying Arab muslims $100.00 – $150.00 / barrel for oil running huge defecits doing so. Let’s see if you can figure out where the wealth ends up? Hint: Arab muslims
        Now lets see if you can figure out where the debt ends up.
        Hint: American taxpayers
        Maybe now you can figure it out. Real complicated.

        • Flashy

          Ahhh..so when you claim “transfer of wealth”…you’re actually stating being reliant upon the free market for oil is draining us. OK…i can go with that.

          Which is why I advicate getting the heck off of oil as soon as possible, and not blindly saying “drill baby drill” so as to prolong the inevitable. So this massive transfer of wealth is not just the past three years..and you don’t oppose the policies and programs which will someday wean us from the oil addiction and an outmoded form of energy aka oil and fossil fuels. Correct?

    • action not words

      Agreed, but more accurately the goal of the UN and all members there of. See agenda 21 signed by Bush sr. in 1992. People a New World Order is not a conspiracy but more a reality that we are moving into and realizing everyday. What your seeing is a very intricate laid out plan to level the playing field so that all are minions of the state and impoverished to the same levels as to enforce one government. What this means is the American people need to be as poor and as easily controled as citizens of third world countries.

  • jerry

    Question, Are we still selling alaskan oil to Japan?

  • Ted Crawford

    Nearly everything he has done or even attempted to do is ristrictive of our economy. From the Moratorium in the gulf, to his unleashing of Lisa Jackson and the EPA, to his recent attack by the Department of Labor on our Farming Communities! At some point even the most ardent sceptic should get a clue!

    • Warrior

      Unfortunately Ted, there’s at least 50% who don’t, won’t or can’t.

  • Kevin

    I want to preface by saying I am NO fan of Obama (I am a conservative) and I think his presidency has hurt us in every way, but why is this blame directed mainly to him? We have been using Saudi oil for decades now and Canada has always had a surplus for our use. Obama has only been in office for about 3 years. Other presidents, both Democrat and Republican, have supported Saudi Oil and bans on drilling in the US. I am in no way defending Obama, I just legitimately want to know why it is we insist on supporting these Middle East terrorists? I can’t believe it has always been to appease the enviromentalists. Can anyone explain to me why this is happening? Why are we so eager to please the Saudis? I have had this discussion with many people and whether conservative or liberal, I don’t feel I have heard anything that has any merit. Can you explain it as it really doesn’t make any sense to me…

    • fiscalsoundbiteme

      Blame goes directly to the incompetent in charge because he REFUSES to allow any oil other than the oil from the muslim brudderhood into this country for use!!!! WAKE UP Snowflakes, the coal dust is settling in!!!

      • Kevin

        Again, I’m not defending Obama, but we have always done this no matter what party the president. It has to be part of some BIG conspiracy… I can see no way around that, but my question still stands: what are we gaining by supporting the Middle East? is our government in league with them?

        • Dale on the left coast

          Kevin . . . I know this is really complicated and hard to comprehend . . . but . . . here goes, the Saudis fund terrorism all over the world, including Madrass schools and camps in the USA. We give them billions of dollars every month.
          As far as I can tell, Canada does none of these things . . . so . . . I would suggest that replacing Saudi oil (Conflict Oil) with Canadian oil (Ethical Oil) would lighten the bank accounts of the Saudis and perhaps reduce the amount of terrorism in the world.
          Plus sending the money to Canada would also stimulate the US economy, because many Canadians own property and vacation in the US. We remember what happened the last time a group of Saudis Vacationed in the US . . . don’t we???

        • eddie47d

          Dale finally made some sense. Since the price of oil is on the world market there won’t be much difference who we buy it from. Although Canada would be a much better trading partner. I almost hate to say this but taking (buying) oil from Saudi Arabia keeps it out of the hands of the Chinese. If China has a hard time finding oil that could strengthen our economy or at least keep them busy. That is an ugly choice in dealing with the Saudis but something to think about.

          • Dale on the left coast

            Eddie . . . “keeps in out of the hands of the chinere”?????
            They have bought up much of the oil reserves in Africa in the last couple of years, plus large investments in the Oil Sands in Canada, not payin attention again???
            Canada is building a pipeline to the West Coast to sell oil to the Chinese.
            eddie . . . the world will go on with or without the USA . . . with the current administration you are getting left behind.
            How did you feel when the rigs from the Gulf went to Brazil to drill for Petrobras? The O sent billions to Brazil to help Petrobras, but a major shareholder in Petrobras is Soreass . . . a frequent visitor to the WH . . . is this a problem for you???

          • eddie47d

            Hey Beavis stop playing Butthead or you’ll keep confusing yourself. I know about the pipeline to Canada’s West Coast and yes some of that oil could go farther West. No different than Alaskan oil going to Japan.That is also part of the world market and Alaska doesn’t always have a say in that. Stop beating that Petrobras baloney. It’s the Import/Export Bank that handles that Not Obama Not Bush Not Clinton Not Reagan or any other President.Do you wake up in the morning just to see how spiteful you can be? China also bought leases in Brazil and off of the coast of Cuba so get that chip off of your shoulder!

      • John Frykman

        Very little of our oil comes from the middle east. The vast majority of it comes from Canada, Mexico, and, yes, Venezuela. Only 1/7 of our oil comes from the Persian Gulf, and 70% of that is sourced from Saudi Arabia.

        Educate yourself: http://205.254.135.7/dnav/pet/pet_move_impcus_a2_nus_ep00_im0_mbbl_m.htm

        • Kevin

          Thanks for the link… I’ll do just that!

        • Doc Franklin

          You are absolutely correct, we get very little oil from the middle east.

        • T-Texas

          This the reason that olepileofsheet set Soros up to sell us the Brazilian crude.

          • Doc Franklin

            Soros buys huge block of Petrobras Stock, Obama et al awards Petrobras USD 6 Billion to develop their off shore oil fields. No back scratching going on there!

          • eddie47d

            Those loans to Petrobras were approved by the US Import/Export Bank not the US Government. The original loans were given the okay during the Bush tenure and the newer loans were given approval during the Obama years. Neither President can approve or disapprove those loans so the political connection is mostly bogus.

          • Dale on the left coast

            Obammy made the decision to say “Yea” or “Ney” on the Petrobras donation . . . just like he made the decision on Solindra and other Green disasters.
            But Obammy did make the decision to close down the Gulf which sent the Rigs to Brazil . . . to drill for Soreass Buddy . . . aka The Puppet Master.
            What do you think eddie???

          • eddie47d

            He did not say yea or ney…do you have a comprehension problem on that issue. It’s not Obama’s call!

        • DaveH

          As you pointed out earlier, John, oil is a fungible commodity, and it doesn’t really matter where we get it from directly. What does matter is how much we use.
          And why do we use so much? It couldn’t be the war machines we have all over the world, could it? Nah.
          It couldn’t be our Politicians jetting all over the world at taxpayer expense, could it? Nah.
          I long for the days BEFORE Government became an integral part of the Marketplace at the rest of our expense.
          Government consumes 40% of our GDP. I’m sure a lot of that is in oil.

    • Alan

      I think it was Bush Sr. that gave us: “We must support a minimum $75.00 per barrel oil prices to keep the region stable.” And then I do believe it was Clinton that told us: “The price per barrel directly correlates to the stability of the Middle East.” all these plutocrats have done is set energy policy directly in line with ME stability. I do remember after Desert Storm, I was returning from Kuwait, when the Kuwaitis asked for their Emir NOT to be returned. We reinstalled the buffoon that had abolished their parliament and yhad set up a Quasi-Dictatorship. It is true about the Plutocrats’ oil profits have driven our energy policy for decades.

      I do NOT support the current Plutocrat-in-chief’s ideas of an abysmal energy policy in “green” technologies.

      Being in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, I can safely inform you that Photovoltaics and wind-turbine production cannot take us safely into the future off of oil. I do believe that prudent research into Thorium and a refurbishing effort of our aging elctrical grid infrastructure would go along way!

      I do NOT advocate for bridge building! I advocate for more trains on electricity (which polute just as much but carries more product than trucks). I do advocate for abolishing the USDOT and make all truck deliveries local. This would allow for more product to be railed at a better efficiency whilst removing the need for trucks that burn up oil faster than we can extract it out of the ground.

      I have always been an advocate for mass transit of product while preseving individual liberty to own a car, go anywhere people please, and have the fundemental right of freedom of individual movement. Albeit, all the complaining in the world will not change the fact that the usurper in the WH will not listen to reason at all!

      • Doc Franklin

        PBR Hybrid reactors (if the morons in the EPA and the terrified ignoraminati in the public allow it) are the future of world wide energy independence. They are self modulating, consume 99% of their fuel (lower grade uranium-thorium), produce no weapons grade plutonium, produce vast quantities of hydrogen as a by-product, require no cooling towers, have an extremely small footprint, can be built modularly, and the spent fuel is 99% recyclable. There is enough fuel available to power our energy needs for several MILLION years. This would truly make electric vehicles non polluting and allow everything to be liberated from fossil fuels excepting aircraft and seagoing vehicles (excepting those large enough to justify reactors). Rail car delivery of goods is beyond question and by far and away the most efficient means by a massive margin. Tractor trailers should be used for local movement rather than for long hauls. Naturally, this makes way too much sense for our government to consider, especially since it would not allow the pseudo-greenies to keep robbing us.

      • DaveH

        I advocate, Alan, for Government to BUTT OUT of the Marketplace. If any enterprise is indeed good for the country, it will pay for itself in a Free Market. Government only steps in and throws good money after bad when an idea is only viable when subsidized with money from unwilling Taxpayers.
        See here about the Train example:
        http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=11231

        What I still haven’t run across is a study on the impact that those “efficient” trains have on traffic across the country. If they aren’t built above road level they impede traffic, thus wasting time and money for the impeded motorists, many of whom sit at the train crossings with their cars running, polluting the air and wasting fuel. Has anybody factored in those wastes of fuel when they talk about the “efficiency” of trains? I doubt it. And of course, if they are built above ground, or below ground, that is also very costly.
        The problem with most “solutions” presented by Government to the Taxpayers is that the Taxpayers are rarely presented with the true costs of such endeavors.
        Big Government is the Problem, Not the Solution.

    • http://lamebrained-ideas.blogspot.com C.Davis

      It’s really pretty simple, once you know the game. The powers that be (Illuminati) know that there really is no entity capable of seriously challenging their military industrial enforcer state (US) so in order to continually stir the pot generating profits for their minions and consolidating power and control for themselves they have a division which goes around financing and arming future enemies so that justification can be made for continuing and escsalating arms production, R&D, and internal security(police state at home.)
      Saudi Arabia is only the leading supporter of terrorism because their ruling family are crypto-co-religionists with the world’s ruling junta. Can anyone make a serious argument as to why this flea should represent any distress or impediment to the current U.S.”steal everything you can with both hands from those sand N——” paradigm?
      No our aquiescence to the current state of affairs in the ME is merely a manifestation of the operation of a well oiled machine, lovingly provided by the ruling elite who love you(sarc.)but really just want you to die(for your own good, of course.)

    • Jerry

      Kevin, We are probably saving our oil until we use up the rest of the world supply. Then ,we will be the only nation with oil. But, with Osama in office, I don’t think we can survive as a nation that long.

  • Doc Franklin

    Went to war for oil? What a red herring! How much oil are we getting from Iraq ………. answer zero. Arab spring? What a putz! The Muslim Brotherhood will rule Egypt and Libya, not to mention the fact that Greater Persia will be re-united shortly after we leave Iraq ….. giving Iran complete control of a potential 20 million bpd production. With Egypt and the Brotherhood controlling the Suez and Iran and Iraq controlling the Straits of Hormuz, a complete stranglehold on middle eastern oil we be complete, hence $300 barrel oil without considering the demise of our currency due to massive increases in deficit spending, all engineered by your BOY in the White House. Why did we help destroy Kaddaffi, it was to deliver our latest and greatest ground weapons to the “Arab Spring”, many of which our own troops don’t have. These will be used against us. You sir are obviously naive beyond comprehension. Go back home and worship your Obama portrait.

    • T-Texas

      When bitch clinton get through with the rioters in Syria we will have another extreme Islamic country to deal with.

      • Flashy

        I know ! Assad and khaddafy and Mubarak…they are such good friends to the US eh? We shouldn’t have done anything to toss them out. All tehy did was blow up a few airliners, bomb a couple of military bases, finance a small number of fanatcial terrorist organizations. heck….we should have done everything we could to keep them healthy and in power.

        • Dale on the left coast

          You ain’t seen nothing yet Flashey . . . the new regemes will make Mubarak and Kadaffey look like . . . well kind of more like . . . Dimmicraps

    • archangel0804

      You are SPOT ON, Doc!!!

  • Jamie

    CONGRESS SHOULD GET SOME BALLS TELL OBAMA TO RESIGN OR SHOW ALL HIS RECORDS HES HIDING.TIME FOR CONGRESS TO TAKE CONTROL AND TELL OBAMA WHAT TO DO asap or impeach him.

    • fiscalsoundbiteme

      AMEN!!!!

    • T-Texas

      Please do not impeach the kenyan,arrest him and charge him and his whole illegal regime with treason and the ones that cannot be charged with treason charge them with aiding and abiding the enemy.

    • BrashMonkey

      No, Congress will not impeach him. They don’t have the nads for that, besides most support him. I do have a thought about the pipeline though. Why, instead of building a pipeline from Canada to the refineries in Texas don’t we simply build a refinery up near the US/Canadian border? We need more and newer refineries in this country anyway, and it seems to make a hell of a lot more sense to do that then to build a pipeline which might result in an environmental disaster at some point?

      • DaveH

        That sounds like a good idea, Monkey, and maybe it would be done by Free Markets if the environmental lobby and Big Government weren’t impeding Progress every way they can. Maybe someday people will finally awaken and get Government the heck out of our Marketplaces so that people can once again trade voluntarily with their fellow citizens and make this country the best it can be.
        For Free Markets, and so much more, Vote Libertarian. Quit being shackled to the Democrat/Republican paradigm:
        http://libertarianparty.org/issues

      • Dale on the left coast

        “Build a refinery by the Cdn Border”?
        Problem no 1 . . . the population there is very sparce, so what do you do with the products? Transport them down the freeways for thousands of miles in Tanker Trucks? Not very smart I would suggest.
        I only makes sense to transport crude oil in pipelines to large population centers where refineries already exist. There are tens of thousands of miles of pipelines in North America . . . and problems are few. As the Cdn PM said “This pipeline is a NO-BRAINER” . . . pretty much sums up the Kenyan in the WH.

  • 101stRECON68

    How about we learn from the Chinese and barter with other countries for the things we need. We can trade nuts for oil and precious metals. We can start with the endless supply of nuts in DC.

    • Doc Franklin

      That could be done, but you would need truth in labeling! There are nuts, and nuts with NO nuts!

  • Okie Ron

    The thing I always keep asking whenever I hear people get all shrilla for drill-baby-drilla: What makes any of you think that, under our current brand of crazy “capitalism”, Big Oil won’t club all the seals, shoot all the polar bears, take ALL of America’s oil out from under America–and dump it onto the market to the highest bidder? It’s nothing personal, it’s just BidNess. Just because these companies are IN America doesn’t mean they’re somehow miraculously SuperPatriotRealAmericans all of a sudden? They don’t have to be from America, they don’t even have to like America–they just want to get in bed with you and tell you they “love you, baby” (and no, they can’t remember your name) because They Want Your Oil. And with China, India, and the rest of Asia growing into the massive capitalist cultures that we’ve been demanding they become for the last hundred years or so, their demand for oil–their oil, your oil, all the oil they can get–will blow past America to the point that in 30 years, if they continue aping the “American Way”, we will need an extra half a planet to accomodate them. The truth is, we only ever got away with our way of life because we were 5% of the population sucking down 20% of the earth’s resources and shoveling it into landfills as fast as we can replace our Nintendo 2′s with Nintendo 2.5′s. So, by all means, continue to waste your time ranting on Obama’s HommasexualCommanistSocialistNaziAmerica-hatingKenyan Hitler Moustache, if it keeps you feeling good about yourselves. But while you’re at it, do the math. And, for god’s sake, pick up a book once in a while.

    • Doc Franklin

      Corporations that have no loyalty to their nation of origin should be either heavily penalized or excluded from access to such resources. I’m a capitalist, but not a crony capitalist. It has been the crony capitalists in bed with the elitists in our government who have created the quagmire we currently face as a nation.

    • DaveH

      We haven’t had Capitalism (Free Markets) in this country, Ron, for a very long time. And why do you think that if we did, Corporations would run amok and not be responsible for their trespasses? It sounds to me like you’ve bought hook, line, and sinker into the Green fear-mongering propaganda.
      Speaking of reading a book, Ron, please pick up a copy of this book at the library or buy one. It will be the best purchase you ever make. The blinders will be lifted:
      http://mises.org/store/How-Capitalism-Saved-America-P260.aspx

    • Dale on the left coast

      Ron . . . a few corrections!!!
      America has used 25% of the energy of the world for decades, but . . . America has also had 25% of the World’s Economy. Reducing the energy demands, as the marxist in the WH is doing TODAY, also reduces the Economy. So 20%+ unemployment will become the NORM.
      America is one of the cleanest countries on the planet, drilling for oil won’t change that and since known reserves could last as much as 100 years, we could sell to other countries . . . to counter our negative trade balance, have a balanced budget and pay down the national debt.
      Or we could follow the enviro-whacks into part-time green expensive energy and live like our great-grandparents in the 19th century . . . its your choice!!!

      • Okie Ron

        To say that conserving energy and improving efficiency is a little like saying computers are going to take jobs away from people who could be hand-calculating everything on an abacus.

        I’m not challenging the idea of drilling or not drilling; I’m just asking the question; What incentive is there for the oil companies to channel their profits into cheaper gas prices for Americans? To regulate them into somehow doing that would be like a socialist nationalization of our resources. So let’s just be honest with ourselves. We’re going to give all of our oil, create some jobs, but with the knowledge that the oil that comes out from under our soil is going to be dumped on the world market to the highest bidder and/or speculators who will run the price up–they’d be Uncapitalist not to do so. And with emerging nations having increasing demands for oil, none of that will translate into cheaper prices for us…and while alternative energy sources are not immediately available, we need to stop thinking in the old paradigm that we can hide our head in the sand and an increasingly shrinking world is going to continue to give us the same life that our grandparents had.

        Our only way out of that is to not keep kicking the can of alternative energy down the road, but to begin phased and thoughtful development now–along with conservation of energy. Urinating oil out on the ground because we can at present is not the same thing as saying that it makes sense to do so. And being behind the development curve of new technologies will not “create jobs”–unless you’re talking about fast food jobs, maybe, in the short term.

        All of our new job and technology booms came from the economy of scale needed to undertake major projects than scattered corporations would ever be willing to do on their own.

        Eisenhower’s Interstate Highway Act–Big Gov’t money spent to connect the country (and plenty of conservatives HOWLED about big government interference in capitalist road-building, though they’d never have been able to get organized enough to do it themselves).

        The Rural Electrification Act of 1937–New Deal big government at it’s most frightening, created an infrastructure that allowed capitalism to make billions off of providing electricity and goods to people in the rural south (and conservatives howled).

        The Big Government ENIAC project, in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania and the DOD, gave us the computers that we’re chatting on right now.

        The big-government defense program that created ARPANET became, once turned over to public use–the internet. Al Gore didn’t create it, but the government did.

        Reagan took a Big Government boondoggle called the “Global Positioning Satellite System”–and revolutionized our way of life, we use GPS constantly and business has made trillions off of it.

        I guarantee you that every one of those had a hundred “Solyndras” in it. So did NASA. How many rockets blew up on the pad to get America to the moon? These Republicans that are beating that dead horse have already said why they’re doing it: they wanna hand Obama his Waterloo. That’s all the further they can see.

        I’m suggesting that, when America should be developing the next New Thing–the Next Job Creator–, we are blunting down with a fanatical religious fervor that somehow governement has destroyed everything, all the above list notwithstanding. And corporate capitalism unbridled, which has given us junk bonds, credit default swaps, and endless clever ways to line the pockets of people at the top while laying off vast quantities of workers–is somehow miraculously from Jesus.

        There’s got to be a third way, there’s got to be a better way. And we’re wasting time debating big-government/no-government in these black-and-white religious beliefs that make the Talibann seem like a bunch of flaming liberals. We’re hunkered down and stopped doing the thing America does best–working together in partnerships with government and industry–and the Chinese and who-knows-who-else, out there right now investing in their future are going to be unable to sell us the technologies we should’ve developed because we’re too broke to buy them.

        And then who do we blame? Them? For handing our hineys to us doing the very thing we taught them to do? We showed them for decades how government and industry could innovate, and they’ve imitated us faithfully.

        Us? We’re spinning in circles hating one another, finding ways to hand each other our “Waterloo”. And we’re so uneducated, we don’t even understand how the world works anymore, and that history is passing us by.

        It’s late. Maybe it’s not too late.

        • Dale on the left coast

          Ron . . . didn’t Big Govt give us the Post Office?
          Some countries have their Health Care rationed by the Govt . . . never seems to work out well . . .
          Things like National Highway System, Defence, Border Security, Military are necessary and that is the JOB of the Feds. The federal govt certainly didn’t invent the computer, or contribute to the thousands of brilliant inventions of free thinking, creative Americans over the decades.
          The problem today . . . is the over-reach of the Feds that is suffocating the inventive creative spirit in the USA. From the Out-of-control Greenies to the one-size fits all healthcare, micro-managing from Washington and excess taxation on the motivated classes.
          And anyone who is paying attention to events in the world today, it is painfully obvious where we are going if the present course is not ALTERED . . . and the sooner the better.
          As we watch the Euro countries get their credit rating lowered en masse . . . as one by one they fall into DEFAULT . . . those with their lights on are saying . . . will the Euro be with us this time next year? So my question is Why do so many in Washington want to take us down the road to Equality of the masses? If that is what you want . . . move to Cuba – working well there.
          The continual bashing of corporations makes no sense . . . do you have mutual funds, stocks, a pension? Where are these dollars invested? Why in large corporations . . . so if you want to increase your net worth . . . does it make sense to bash the very folks that can raise your boat???
          The Financial Collapse was CAUSED BY THE GOVT . . . the two thugs that wrote the new regulations that are hampering any kind of recovery are the same two that drove us over the cliff . . . wake up folks 2012 will soon be upon us. Four more years of “Hope and Change” will actually be “2015 Greece”.

  • justme

    Didn’t I see an article somewhere the other day that recently dug up the info that while we thought that bailout under Bush was valued in the billions, there were actually trillions handed out ‘behind the scenes’? And I voted for Bush…..

  • jopa

    Jery says: “Are we still selling Alaskan oil to Japan”.I believe the Alaskan oil pipeline is owned by BP( British Petroleum not a company who would like to be referred to as BP beyond petroleum) and they now own the oil being pumped through the pipeline.So I guess we will have to ask the British if what was once American oil is being sold to Japan.

    • Dale on the left coast

      dopa . . . almost all pipelines in North America are owned by Corporations . . . that is why they have such a stellar safety record. If the govt owned the pipelines they would all be like the Post Office . . . BROKEN!!!

  • jopa

    justme;I just saw a brief bit on the news about this trillion dollar handout that came from the Federal Reserve interest free to Wall Street banks.That was one of the sources that triggered the muti-billion dollar bonuses.

  • Old Henry

    “You would have to have been in a coma to see that things are no better and that, overall, the U.S. economy might be in worse shape than when he took office.”

    Actually to have voted for this Communist foreign national Muslim you had to be in a coma.

    It’s all part of the Hope & Change / Fundamentally Change America thaty those worthless b*st*rds voted for. This half-breed MUslim in OUR WH is absolute proof that some people are too stupid to be walking around and breeding.

    The states involved should simply get together, thimb their noses at the Commie half-breed and give the go-ahead to the Canadian company. It’s known as the Tenth Amendment.

    Or, here is a thought: How about Montana allowing a refinery to be built in that state? That way the pipe line would not have to traverse the entire country.

    • martin

      Why would anybody in their right mind want to build a refinery why we haven’t built a new refinery in over 50 years. So why start now to fix the problem.

      • T-Texas

        I can show you in Port Author Texas where there have been multi billion add ons to existing refineries with completely new units.These are not hid you can see them from the road way.

  • Dave

    We need to all go back to the energy policy meeting behind closed doors that George W. and cronies supervised. Haliburton and Rove were together mapping out their plans for domination then and then compounded it with Haliburton running the War in Iraq for a profit.
    It was stated that the war costs would be recovered by the oil we would take as payment.

  • Norman Dvorak

    Do you really think that the President, Congress an the Senate have your best interest at heart? Well think again.
    They do not have our best interest at heart and we should have this changed. They think that they are better than us and I don’t think they are. They are actually worse than us or else they would take care of us before themselves. But they take care of themselves and foreign conglomerates first and to hell with the rest of the people.
    On the Canadian oil, if Obama and his cronies were truly American the they would approve the pipe line and tell the Arabs where to get off

  • Wu Ming Ren

    I still think the Canadians should just for spite build the pipeline to the U.S.-Canada border and build holding tanks and refineries of their own. That would give the Canadians even more jobs from their oil, along with the revenue generated from the value-added petroleum products they would sell. They’d have jobs for refinery workers, pipe fitters, railway workers, truckers, and more for the support functions needed to feed and house the workers north of the border. They could even take the crude oil we pump out of the Bakken, refine it, and sell it back to us for profit. Isn’t it great! All those jobs. All that revenue. Lost. Because we have a bass tard in the White House.

    • T-Texas

      I saw recently where Canada may use the rail system to ship the oil

    • http://lamebrained-ideas.blogspot.com C.Davis

      And how pray tell would any of this help anyone other than the royal houses of europe and a few of their underlings? The blue whale in the living room is that the wealth of the planet is divvied up with the .9999% receiving such an infinitesimal portion as to defy any concept of reason or understanding. Now if we can only incorporate that blue whale with a pot of petunias we may somehow manage to aquire a drink that tastes almost, but not entirely unlike tea.

  • Wyatt

    @ Jim , Stop drinking the Kool-ade !

  • CJM

    Most folks have been aware that obammy is aiding and abetting the enemy so why is this new news? Because the oil will soon cost $180/barrel? We’ve known it would reach this sky-high price for some time now. Please tell us something new, provide the evidence, and let us get this damnable traitor OUT of the White House.

    • mark

      No one can predict the future price of oil with any certainty. And neither can John Myers. According to him the price has already doubled, we’re “staring in the face of $180 a barrel oil. That is patently false; it’s around $100. Always this fear mongering on this website! Investment firms on Wall Street have gone broke betting on the price of oil, and others have made a fortune doing the same. The commodity futures market in oil is a casino like most of Wall Street. The trend in prices looks higher now, but “experts” on oil pricing have been proven wrong again and again.

      • DaveH

        Speaking of being proven wrong time and time again, Big Government has gone hand in hand with poor economies throughout modern history. Yet, the Liberals think somehow it will be different this time. For Liberals the time trusted axiom that “Experience is the Best Teacher” has become “Hopes and Dreams, Baby, is Where it’s at, Damn the Results”.

      • Dale on the left coast

        Mark . . . . Earth to Mark . . . lol
        India and China each sell more Automobiles than the USA . . . both countries have expanding economies . . . unlike the USA, where the Kenyan in the WH has destroyed the economy and all but banned Oil and Gas Exploration. Even a dummy like you should be able to figure out where the price of oil will go in the future . . . it will only go up!!!
        Then if you add in all the “Democracy” breaking out in the ME . . . when the radical Muzzed B’Hood is in control . . . what do you think that will do to oil prices??? $180 might be considered CHEAP!!!

  • SMSgt Z (ret) Nam 68

    John
    You oil industry pimp
    Trans-Canada is working on an alternative route around the Sandhills and the Ogallala Aquifer.
    Canada and Mexico are the number one and two countries we get oil from.
    The Chinese want Canadian coal not oil.
    Permits are being issued for drilling in US waters.

    • Dale on the left coast

      Just a few FACTS!!!
      Canada is in the final planning stages today for a pipeline to Kitimat BC to export crude oil to Pacific Rim Countries. A smaller pipliine already exists, this would be an expansion.
      As you read this, Compressed Natural Gas plants are under construction in Kitimat to export CNG to the Pacific Rim countries.
      Coal has been exported to Pacific Rim Countries from Roberts Bank on the South Coast, a few miles north of the US Border, for many decades and continues today. Ridley Terminal in Prince Rupert also ships 1.2 million tonnes of coal annually to the Pacific Rim countries.

  • James

    Fred Myers, I took exception to your “Under President Barack Obama, the Nation is not producing enough oil…this is a reckless game engineered by the President…” Our dependency on foreign oil, especially Saudi Arabian oil, was engineered by the oil cartel, decades ago, before Obama was born.
    Also, let’s remember that oil tankeers run aground, and oil rigs in the Gulf blow up. The ‘oil’ from Canada would be oil mixed with sand, and under extremely high pressure. They would bury it 4′ deep instead of the usual 3′ but that’s no assurance it wont blow up also. One big rupture could ruin several states. We need to drill for more oil in the continental U.S. (“Judeo-Christian values” What league hath light with darkness?)

    • Dale on the left coast

      “Oil mixed with SAND” . . . . that is the stupidest thing I have ever heard. Oil sands crude is lighter than most of the western US crude that is already in the pipeline system.
      Explode???? Crude oil does not explode, pipeline are far safer than tankers or trucks. Modern pipelines are computer monitored and have auto shutoffs every few miles, spils are rare and small.
      Did the President not shut down exploration in the Gulf? Did a number of the rigs from the Gulf not go the Brazil to drill for Petrobras? Did Obumbler not give a few Billion dollars to Petrobras? Does George Soreass, major shareholder in Petrobras, not contribute generously to the O’bumblers campaign fund as well as being a regular visitor to the WH? Is the Pres a Soreass puppet???

      • James

        Dale on the… The sludge that will be in the pipeline isn’t refined oil, it is a heavy mixture of oil, mud and sand that needs further refining here. This heavy mixture needs higher pressure to move it through the pipeline, and higher pressure usually means it will eventually blow up.

  • Dave

    The price of oil has been volatile because of speculation which affects the price of the product. Whether it comes from US pipes or other countries. The price won’t change because of where it comes from just what those in the business will pay to maximize profits.
    No one is to blame for what we pay for fuel but the refineries who control production. Drilling in the US has been regulated for decades and nothing in the recent past three years has changed that.
    The oil from Canada is some of the “dirtiest” oil ever extracted and requires more refining and will do more damage than enything else we have worked with.

    • DaveH

      Free Markets would surmount that hurdle the most efficient way possible, and the “speculators” you fear would shoulder the losses, NOT the taxpayers.
      For a clearer view of what Derivatives are and why they help:
      http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa-283.html

    • Dale on the left coast

      Dave . . . I could write a BOOK on What You Don’t Know about OIL!!!
      Dirty crude??? Have you ever seen “Clean Crude” . . . lol
      Oil sands oil is lighter crude than most of the Western Crude in US pipelines today . . . just another FACT for you Dave.
      Next you will be telling us it has “Sand” in it . . . just so much you don’t know.
      Oil is a commodity, like pork bellies and Gold . . . supply and demand sets the price . . . therefore it stands to reason . . . more local supply, less demand from the price fixing AAArabs in the ME . . . will bring the price down . . . I know its complicated but . . . read Dr. Sowells books on Economics!!!

  • Alex

    Americans are, quite simply, oil pigs.
    We built our Evil Empire on cheap labor and cheap oil, and now we will pay the price!

    • Doc Franklin

      Let me guess, you walk or ride your bicycle everywhere, grow your own food, don’t use HVAC and are a vegetarian …………. oh, and grow your own and smoke it before you type your asinine comments on your solar and wind powered computer. Evil Empire? Certainly not as envisioned and formed by the founders! As run into the ground by the elitists of both parties, and especially the current Marxist tyrant? Absolutely!

    • T-Texas

      The EPA and other regulatory arms of the government are the cause of the high prices along with the executive orders from an illegal kenyan olepleofsheet

    • DaveH

      We will pay a price only because Liberals/Progressive have taken over our economy with their sweet-sounding Hopes and Dreams. Reality is already setting in, but unfortunately a large portion of the population is still buying in to the Liberal Siren-Song and will probably continue buying in until we are a third-world nation.

    • Dale on the left coast

      Alex is living proof you “Can’t fix stoopid”
      For decades the US has used 25% of the world’s energy . . . but, the US has also had 25% of the world’s Economy!!!
      So if we use 15% of the world’s energy . . . does that mean we will have 15% of the worlds economy . . . why YES IT DOES!!! and of course it will mean 35% + Unemployment as Well . . . but Alex is OK with that as is the present occupant of the WH.

  • Dominick Marendo

    BHO is totally off on this one. This is just more of his socialist agenda. We have an opportunity to become closer to being “oil independent” and he refuses to put his stamp on this pipeline, thus shutting out thousands of jobs and millions of barrels of oil that we would not have to buy from others that really do not care much for us…they do love our dollars though.
    HE HAS TO GO…..Bring on 2012

  • steve in AZ

    So… Canada has OIL,eh?…

    GOT IT!!! Let’s bomb their arses and TAKE IT!!! If a policy of corruption and theft at the point of a govern”mental” is good enough for us Americans and those dratted Mid-Eastern countries, why then,by cracky, it’ll just HAVE to be good enough for our brethren to the North!!

    BOMB CANADA, brother O!!! You can DO it!! Until then;

    DONATE NOW so you can VOTE RON PAUL 2012!!!

  • http://www.prepadinternatioaldebitcard.com richard

    It seems to me it would make more sense to build a reinery in the northern US than a pipeline accorss the country.

  • http://www.prepadinternatioaldebitcard.com richard

    It seems to me it would make more sense to build a reinery in the northern US than a pipeline accorss the country..
    prepadinternatioaldebitcard.com

  • leithflood

    FOLLOW THE MONEY,AND EVERYTHING WILL BE UNDERSTOOD. WE WILL BE DESTROYED FROM WITHIN. THE CONGRESS, THE WHITE HOUSE, AND ALMOST EVERY BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT,HAS BEEN CORRUPTED.EVERY DAY WE HEAR ABOUT ANOTHER OFFICIAL DRIVING DRUNK, NOT PAYING THEIR TAXES, CAUGHT IN A SEX SCANDAL,& INVESTMENT FRAUD AND MANIPULATING STOCK PRICES. INSIDER TRADING,(IF IT EVER IS INVESTIGATED)WILL MAKE THE HOUSE POST OFFICE SCANDAL LOOK LIKE A WALK IN THE PARK. THE CONGRESS AND THE CURRENT PRESIDENT AND HIS CABINET GOT US INTO THIS MESS, AND NOW SAY, WE SHOULD ALL PAY OUR FAIR SHARE TO GET OUT. THEY CAUSED IT, THEY SHOULD PAY FOR IT. LET’S TRY AND CORRECT THIS ABORTION NOW. TERM LIMITS WOULD BE A GOOD START. NO MONEY TO COUNTRIES THAT HATE US. NO MORE PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES. NO MORE DEAD PEOPLE VOTING. NO MORE SPENDING. CUT TO THE BONE OR YOUR FIRED..WERE GOING DOWN THE CRAPPER FAST BROTHER, YOU BETTER FIND THE BRAKE PEDAL. WHEN YOU HEAR THE BANSHEE WAIL FOLKS, IT’S TO LATE.

  • mark

    Obama is a secret OPEC agent? I thought he was a secret Muslim agent, a secret Kenyan agent, a secret Palestinian agent, a secret Iranian agent, a secret Al Qaeda agent. Obama is also the head of SMERSH and S.P.E.C.T.R.E., those guys who always try to knock of James Bond. He’s a CHAOS agent, the enemies of Maxwell Smart and CONTROL. C’mon, you guys have got to get your story straight. This is becoming too confusing!

    • T-Texas

      By his own admittance he was not born in Hawaii but in Kenya.He is a muslim.I saw this in a u-tube film clip.I think he got here on a student visa from Indonesia as Barry Soetoro and changed his name fro Soetoro to obama to escape an investigation of the immigration authorities.He may still be an Indonesian Citizen who knows?

      • mark

        Oh, you saw a youtube clip, well that’s definitive evidence! What more proofs would anyone need? Guilty as charged! Wow.

        • Okie Ron

          And don’t forget, the story was corroborated/denied/corroborated by Fox News, The Only People On Earth You Can Trust. I’ll pick up some lumber and start building the gallows. “Waterloo” on three: One-Two-Three–Waterloo!!”

        • Doug

          Tell you what Mark show me a orignial or true copy of a birth certificate or tell me why he is using a dead mans SS from Conn.? Or why all his records are under seal. You really are a man of the world are you not? As long as your world is standing in line at Wally World!

    • Flashy

      Don’t forget Obama is also an agent for THRUSH (Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesirables and the Subjugation of Humanity) … whom Napoleon and Illya from U.N.C.L.E. battled

      • Dale on the left coast

        Your guy O’bammy just said said it was “Good to be back in Texas.” while he was visiting Kansas. Really dopy!!
        But you have to cut him a little slack . . . after all he didn’t grow up in the USA, thinks there are 57 states + the one he had not visited yet. He is definitely on the ball, especially when he said “my muzzslime faith” . . . right on TV, but then tried to walk it back with the help of the interviewer. Of course we have all said that at one time or another right . . .LOL

    • Zack

      You are absolutely correct Mark. Obama is all of those things, and more.

  • archangel0804

    Obama is a closet Muslim…actually a Sunni Muslim based on the story of his father in his own book. Saudi Arabia is a nation of Sunni’s. He is the only President who bowed in reverence to the King of Saudi Arabia. Any coincidence?

    • mark

      Obama is actually an agent of the Devil. We all know that. He killed the Templars back in the Crusades. He was at that grassy knoll in Dallas. Obama was only 2 at the time but I bet he pulled that trigger that killed JFK. Then he pulled up his Huggies and ran for the getaway car.

      • T-Texas

        Pull you head out of your ass and your thoughts will not be so nutty after you get some fresher air

      • archangel0804

        Yeah, I agree, pull your head out your ass. The following are all FACTS…don’t believe me, do your own research. 1. What former President(s) in the History of the US ever bowed in reverence to the King of Saudi Arabia? (2)Why do the Obama’s not celebrate Christmas when Obama self proclaims he is a Christian? (3) Why would Obama himself in his OWN book say “When In Doubt, I will side with the Muslim people” (would you like to know the paragragh and page number of that quotation?) (4) Why did Obama march with Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of ISLAM in 2005 along with the radical Reverend Jeremiah Wright…you know the guy who said God D-MN America? (5) Why does Obama refer to the “Holy Koran” as “Holy”? The only folks who refer to the Koran as “holy” are Muslims. (6)If Obama is such a devout Christian, then why (after 3 yrs in the White House) has he not selected ANY Christian Churches in DC and attend on a regular basis. (7) With all of the controversey that surrounds Obama’s birth certificate, why wouldn’t he just put this to rest by having the officials at the Hawaii hospital, release the official microfilm of his birth certificate? Why is this such a big deal to keep this shroud of secrecy?

        Any IDIOT can figure out that there is way too many inconsistencies with his statements about his religion versus his actions.
        History will eventually prove that this has been the greatest deception that has ever taken place in this country.

        • Jerry

          Could Obummer be the “Antichrist”?

          • archangel0804

            I don’t think Obama is anything but a pawn to the elite globalists. You know, Obammy was given the Nobel Peace prize for a reason. (what a friggin joke) You see…Bush was viewed as a “War Monger”…However The Muslim who has been appointed to the White House has continued the same policies and wars of Bush (Iraq and Afghanistan). But our “Peace prize” recipient EXPANDED the wars (without Congressional approval).
            He supported an uprising in Libya by aiding Al Queda rebels (there are Al Queda flags flying all over Tripoli now) and supported the uprisings of the”Arab Spring” in Egypt, Tunisia, Quatar, Yemen, and Syria. Except this time…These aren’t “WARS”…No No No…..it is called “PEACE” (the sarcasm is flying for all you “slow” Libtards) Obama isn’t an anti-christ, he is a pawn of the globalists and global bankers who control the world. Our constitution is the only thing standing in the middle of a free society and globalist world domination. Why do you think Obammy is doing everything he can to usurp the constitution at every crossroads??

      • Dale on the left coast

        Mark . . . what has O’bammy killed in America? Why by siding with the 9% at the OWS gathering . . . he is killing the incentive to WORK in AMerica . . . his policies are killing the investment class, they are sitting on the wealth or moving it out of the country.
        Just like he did to the Oil Industry here, he is killing “American Exceptionalism” . . . once the marxists/progressives/unmotivated and unwashed take over the country . . . there is no going back Mark . . . and the checks will be “In the Mail” . . . and we alll know how well that is workin out . . . LOL

    • SMSgt Z (ret) Nam 68

      Believe Bush allowed a plane full of Saudi Arabians to leave the US in the days following 9/11 with the blessings of administration

      • archangel0804

        Bush was just as bad…nuff said.
        I thought this discussion was about Obama and his domestic oil policy?? LOL
        Point is….WE…the middle class have been getting screwed for a long time. I say Throw Em ALL OUT!

      • http://PersonalLibertyDigest Virginia

        When are you people going to quit blaming Bush? Obama has been in office for THREE YEARS now! WHEN are you going to blame HIM for his destruction of the U.S.? IT only took you 8 months to blame Bush for everything! Talk about hypocrites! Get your head out of the sand do research and find out WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON!

      • Dale on the left coast

        Watching Mickey Moore movies again eh Sarg.
        Don’t recall Bush Bowing to these Despots or ever Kissing their Rings . . . as did the current imposter in the WH.
        There is definitely something amiss . . . when 900 million barrels of oil from Canada are put on hold when they would almost totally replace the 1 billion barrels that come from Saudia Arabia . . . I believe Bush has been gone for three years . . . But I submit that if he was still in office the country would be in much better shape than it is today . . .

        • eddie47d

          Bush only kissed their cheeks and held the Kings hand which is immaterial to me but knock yourself out with trivial Bull Sh*t.

  • DaveH

    John may be on to something here. There was a strong rumor a few years ago that a Saudi had funded Obama’s Harvard education. And he sure got a lot of anonymous donations just under the reporting limit in 2008. That would make almost perfect sense.
    And why wouldn’t Saudi Arabia want to do us in? We’ve been messing in Middle Eastern affairs for many decades now. It would be mighty naive of us to assume we can go on killing people in other countries and messing in their politics without some day paying a price.

    • mark

      There is a huge documented connection between the Bush family and the Saudis that goes way back and includes the Bush family’s oil company, Zapata. No such evidence exists regarding Obama. His family were not wealthy Texas millionaires, heavily involved in the oil business.

      • DaveH

        As you know, Mark, I am not a zealot tied to either party. But you are wrong about No Evidence tying Obama to the Saudis:
        http://www.newsmax.com/KenTimmerman/obama-harvard-/2009/12/14/id/342454

      • DaveH
        • mark

          Timmerman has no evidence just allegations like most of the Obama-haters. He’ a right-wing conspiracy theorist and neocon, a big supporter of Bush’s invasion of Iraq to get those non-existent weapons of mass destruction. You have to do better than Timmerman. He’s worse than DiLorenzo.

          • Dale on the left coast

            In typical lieberal fashion Mark shoots the messenger . . . lol
            Only “subjects” of muzzslime despots BOW AND KISS THEIR RINGS . . . nuff said!!!

          • Flashy

            hey…I think we all should rely on Newsmax for accurate reporting. it’s almost as accurate as FOX News. The news station that has been shown to have the most uninformed viewers ever. I mean….if you can’t trust newsmax and Fox…how can you trust MAD magazine?

          • Dale on the left coast

            Whats Fox news got to do with this Flashey???
            Over 20% unemployment, spending at an UNSUSTAINABLE RATE, food stamps for over 40 million, and no PLAN . . .
            Do you think the countries on the Right Track???
            Does the O have a Clue???
            For 2 years the dimmicraps controls all 3 branches of govt . . . what did they accomplish? I know, outspent Bush, started another war and then there’s the 80 odd games of GOLF!!!

          • DaveH

            Hey, Newsflash, Liberals only believe what they want to believe.
            Okay, I guess that isn’t news.
            Note by the way that Flashy doesn’t refute the facts, instead choosing to, as Liberals usually do, personally attack the reporters.

          • DaveH

            So, Mark wants us to ignore a highly credentialed man like Thomas DiLorenzo, but listen to him. You’re a riot, Mark.

      • DaveH
      • art

        Dude have you already forgot the maggot bowing to theZsaudiKing…???

  • Robert the Swiss.

    Dear John,

    Americans are becoming a very strange breed, indeed!

    You guys are so utterly unbearably dumb when it comes to addressing the country’s prospects for survival as a nation of decent and industrious people. Apparently nothing else matters than blaming the CEO for everything but the weather – well, why not including the weather.

    When I first migrated to the USA, I had to shell out way above 4 Swiss Franks/ US Dollar. Now, I can get it for clearly less than 1 Swiss Frank. That represents a loss of over 75% of its original value (compared to the sixties).

    In my humble opinion, it is just plain dumb to swith on tunnel vision and see nothing but for Republicans to regain the White House. Time is running out for you guys to prevent economic collapse that will throw you (and us Europeans) back in the dark ages, making room for the Chinese to tell you when to take a hike.

    Guys, open your blind eyes – John, get help, please.

    Sincerely

    Robert the Swiss

    • Jeep

      Robert, my sincere thanks for your advice. I believe Bern is calling. It is hypocritical of me to say, but we can handle our own problems, thank you very much. Do not ever count the USA out. We may not always get along or agree, but we are a nation of resilient people.

  • R Hill

    Obama and his team of communist Islamists are doing everything wrong, including oil. Yet people love him. It is hard to watch him speak; and worse, watching people praise him and bow before him.

    Obama is evil. Obama must be defeated. I only hope that we get thru this period without being destroyed.

    • Jeep

      As with any administration there are those who will support this one to the end. Usually that support comes from those who benefit from the largess that the gubmint provides. One only has to look at the most vocal support to see who is actually benefitting from the current crop of elected leaders. Forget what the media says, do a little research on who provides votes and funding. This administration is receiving millions from “Wall Street” and the votes are coming from those who don’t even pay taxes, or receive govt issued checks outright.

    • Jerry

      Anyone ever think about how difficult it must be for the military to have to salute this Muslim? I get irritated to see that every time Air force One or the Helicopter lands and the Marines have to salute.

      • Okie Ron

        ..and yeah, I imagine it must have been as galling to the armed forces folks (or it should have been, anyway) that had to salute and snap-to for that five-time unashamed draft dodger, President Cheney.

        • archangel0804

          At least we know that Cheney loved and revered the 2nd amendment…and he had the shotguns and hunting accident to prove it. Hahaha. However The Muslim imposter and Hillary will try (in 2012)to usurp the 2nd amendment by allowing the UN Small Arms Treaty to pass. Fast and Furious was certainly a scheme to create a case to disarm America, and Obama’s voting record, Holder’s voting record and Hillary’s voting record can prove that. I think I’ll go ahead and cling to my Guns, and my bible. Maybe you should do the same.

        • Dale on the left coast

          And then there’s the O . . . what was he doing while Perry was flyin fighter jets? Why doing dope and hanging with the boys in the hood . . . how come he didn’t have any girlfriends or college buddies?

    • Okie Ron

      It is fascinating to read of the visceral hatred felt for this man. Back during the Cheney Administration, the same RealAmerican SuperPatriots that crow about the evils of the Obammanid Conspiracies (some of ‘em even go back before Obama was born–that’s the Evilduer Power of “N”-Kenyan Voodoo, I guess)were the first to say that anyone who didn’t hand over dictatorial powers to that nitwit and his little stooge “W” were Al Qaeda-lovin’ America-hatin’, UnaNonaRealAmericans. While the lefties wanted him (Cheney) on trial for war crimes, they never murmured darkly about threatening the life of the President of the United States with death–cloaking it in the smirky euphemism of “Second Amendment Remedies”. This guy Obama gets elected by the American people and there is a non-stop barrage of paranoia about Kenyan Voodoo and Islamic Communism (Do you ever realize how INSANE that is? Islamic people DESPISE communism and socialism–they want a world caliphate theocracy–which actually looks a lot more like a Bible-thumpy, olde-timey, “God-bless-America” military power trying to impose it’s religous views on the rest of the infidel world–than anything socialist or communist (who are also atheist). I only thank god that such fanaticism is in the hands of people who went in and cleaned out the gun store shelves…to protect us from tyranny from the White House, I can only assume. Y’all got to get a grip on reality. John Wilkes Booth may be a hero to the modern-day “Party of Lincoln” (He did, after all, exercise his “second amendment remedies” at Ford’s Theater, removing a “Big Government” redistributor-in-chief who took wealth from rich white executives (taking their slaves from them) and giving it to African-Americans who didn’t even have birth certificates–libs call it “freeing the slaves”), but Booth was a criminal. And a murderer. And no matter how hard Fox News re-writes history, they can’t cover that one up. And the rest of the world may indeed be laughing at you, but not for the reasons you imagine.

      • Dale on the left coast

        Ron . . . the rant is really borderline . . .
        Izzlamists are fascists . . . their cult got along just fine with the fascists of the 30′s, they were comrads in arms.
        Most izzzlamist countries today are run by desposts and dictaters. Why do you suppose that is???

        • Okie Ron

          Q1: Why is it “borderline”?
          Q2: Is the border electrified and 1200 miles long?
          Q3: What will happen to the parts of this “rant” that are within the border illegally? Who will pay the cost for getting the parts of this post that are illegal deported back to the other side of the border?

          ‘Sorry, just a little “rant” humor, there.

          • Dale on the left coast

            Ron . . . you talk in all the Mathews/Madcom nonsensical talking points . . . you rail about Chenny/Bush like an escapee from the asylum.
            Remember the last Bush budget was 167 billion in the Red, unemployment was 4% . . . that was way back in 2007. Since then the dimmicraps have been in charge of everything. They never even prepared a Budget . . . just spent like out of control socialists. Now this year the Repubs took back the house . . . and now everything is their fault???
            Don’t “hate” O’bammy . . . but I certainly agree with NONE of his policies, appointments or ideas. I was amuzed by how the Senate “Vetted” McLaim before the 2008 election, but . . . how come the same attention was not paid to O’bammy? Literally thousands of reporters went to Alaska . . . but NONE went to Chicago . . . why was that?
            He told us that “electric prices would have to increase dramatically”.
            He told us that “we would have to share the wealth”.
            His first action when sworn in was to “Seal his records”.???
            Then he closed all the proposed oil leases Bush had just opened???
            His experience was Comm Organizer, and running for office . . . is anyone surporized that we as a country are in deep chit???

  • http://thefarrfiles.wordpress.com Rich F

    When learned men do things that defy logic. Make no sense. Lack good judgement, or seem totally stupid, you can be assured this is carefully planned and deliberate. Don’t be fooled that they don’t know what they are doing. There is a sustained effort to destroy this country’s ability to compete in the global world market.

  • Aurelio

    The strategy stated in Marx’s Communist Manifesto is to destroy by force
    the bourgeois’ power infrastructure as a preliminary for a whole take over of society by the communists hordes. If you look at this Administration’s policies all of them have been devised with the direct intention of creating a negative impact in the economy, while extending the role of the Fed. Gov. to fill the void. We are at the crossroads almost reaching the point of no-return. 4 more years, and this idiot is going to sink this country beyond recognition.

    • Flashy

      Well..we know one ting. you’ve never read the Manifesto…

  • Ralph W

    I’m sure glad that I am 78 yrs old and grew up in a much more pleasant and sensible era. Now my kids sill have to take the screwing that all Americans will be getting in the next few years. Sure, Barry Sotoro will be elected again. He has so much money backing him that no one will be able to match.

  • DavidL

    If oil is a finite resource of which eventually the world will run out, is it better to drill at home and run out first, or drill foreign oil and have them run out first?

  • FreedomFighter

    Obama is a puppet of the global banksters, does that make him a puppet of OPEC?

    Obama as a puppet will do whatever his masters require, the goal is destruction of America and enslavement to world goverment.

    Laus Deo
    Semper Fi

  • Handyman

    obozo is a , muslime, communist. the #1 enemy of the American people! An un-American, deeply involved in the destruction of the United States of America! GET HIM OUT!

    • DavidL

      You are delusional. Get help. Start by stop listening to Fox, Limbaugh, Hannity, Drudge, and Levin as well as all the other fact-challenged blowhards on the right. They are truly dividing and hurting America.

      • FreedomFighter

        You sir are in denial or a fool/tool.

        The evidence out,

        Start your education here: Obama Deception

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAaQNACwaLw

        Laus Deo
        Semper Fi

      • Doc Franklin

        I’m going to make this easy on you. Give me one fact reported by Levin, Limbaugh or Hannity that proved false, that they themselves did not correct if proven false, just one! You ideologues always speak in unsupportable platitudes and false accusations. A lie, no matter how oft repeated, does not become the truth …………………… except to a non-cerebrating useful idiot.

  • always right

    OPEC $$$ feeds to the jihadist muzzies, like the mudlim brotherhood. Blackbarry is a muzzie, allied with the muslim brotherhood. If he isn’t, you explain to me why he supported their juntas in Egypt & Libya, with the US military applied without congressional approval and wasting US taxpayer $$$. He should be tried for treason and executed, along with his muzzie-loving minions.

  • Joe

    Why is the Prez running the oil co.? Yes, the Prez was set up to run foreighn relation, NOT BUSINESS’s! We bulked about the banking fraud and then the auto co. fraud (bail outs). Why not question the autority of running the oil business?? Wake Up Americans, we are in a take-over. Stop the corruptness before it’s too late (if it isn’t already)!! If you’re not a part of the sulution, then you’re part of the problem.

  • clarence swinney

    KISS= A B C
    A. Fed fund election—6 months-3 primary 3 general
    Free equal tv time—one debate Each week=12=adequate to evaluate candidates
    candidates use no money or anything of value

    B. Congress + White House can accept nothing of Value=O=Zero
    bye bye K street—hello Main Street-welcome to your White House

    C. Progressive Flat Tax—burn Tax Book-start anew—this gets an additional 2000B of Revenue and balances our books. Tax enough + Cut Spend enough– to pay off our 15,.000B of Debt

    KISS KEEP IT SIMPLE SWINNEY you dummy
    clarence swinney political historian Lifeaholics Of America
    CI. mad mad mad at Inequality in America

  • Capitalist at Birth

    I do not have the time to waste reading all of the posts here today. Any of the candidates for the Republican nomination for President would be better than what we have today. More importantly are all the elections for Congress and the Senate. I would not give up on the Republican Party. You need to get involved at the grass root level, it is your civic duty. Should you not, remember that you reap what you sow.

    • Doc Franklin

      Romney, Paul, Gingrich, my dog, your cat! Anybody or anything other than the incompetent, foreign national usurper, marxist, muslim, racist, seditious (can’t call it traitorous or treasonous which by definition requires US citizenship) head start, affirmative action, thief, lying “Mac Daddy” puppet of Gyorgy Schwartz (Soros).

    • DaveH

      We can get involved with the Republicrats and continue beating our heads against the wall, Hoping and Dreaming that they will miraculously change their ways this time and start caring about the citizens instead of themselves. Witness the fact that Half of the so-called Tea Party Candidates sold out on the debt-ceiling increase. Witness the fact that Most of the Republicans in the Senate sold out on S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, which has a provision for indefinite confinement without due process of American Citizens.
      OR, we can start supporting the Libertarian Party, the ONLY Political Party that truly understands Individual Liberty and Personal Responsibility. The choice is yours. Choose wisely, we don’t have much time left to stop the train:
      http://libertarianparty.org/

      • Jeep

        DaveH, my patriotic friend, I would love to see a strong Libertarian Party with strict Constitutional leanings take hold as well. Wait for it…but, even in your own words there is some “hope” for a better Republican party. You lament that “half” of the TEA party candidates caved on the debt ceiling. While you may see this as a failure, I see it as a glimmer of hope. That is because “half” did NOT vote against their principles! The process of cleaning house will have some bumps and bruises along the way, but I would like to see the process continue. It will not be successful all the time, and the weeding out will continue, but I still see the 2010 election as a huge leap forward. All that remains to be seen is, do we have the political moxi to rid ourselves of the baggage, and fire those we missed the last time around. Have a great day, my friend.

        • DaveH

          My glass is half-empty, Jeep, lol.

  • FreedomFighter

    Food, Guns, Ammo, water purification/supply GOLD and SILVER get preped

    get out of PAPER, get out of PAPER, get out of PAPER

    Prepare your family for what is coming, WAR it is coming, they know it.

    Laus Deo
    Semper Fi

  • Terry

    Drill Baby Drill just think of the jobs it would create

  • therockscryout

    Obama should be IMPEACHED as he is missusing his OFFICE AS USA PRES.

    It is not the job of the PRES. to make these decisions on his own and bypass the CONGRESS OF USA. THE TRUTH IS BY DOING THIS HE HAS MADE HIMSELD DICTATOR OF USA. THE CONGRESS IS WE THE PEOPLE, THAT VOTED THEM IN PLACE AND HE SHOULD NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE DECISIONS LIKE THIS WITHOUT THE CONGRESS AGREEING.!!! THROUGH THE DICTATOR OUT,
    HE AGAINST THE PEOPLE OF THE USA, AND OUR WELFARE. HIS ACTIONS PROVE THIS. MUSLIMS CAN LIE TO GENTILES, AND CALL IT RIGHTOUSNESS..

  • FreedomFighter

    FEMA CAMPS ACTIVATED

    GOV. ACTIVATING “FEMA CAMPS” ACROSS U.S.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4aQJqzIe8o&feature=uploademail

    Laus Deo
    Semper Fi

  • Okie Ron

    America, as we know it, exists because of our violation of the Proclamation Line of 1763. In that, King George III recognized that, while America is a vast repository of resources, they are finite…so he required that his colonies not burn America to the ground in order to convert it all into junk bonds and credit-default-swaps and oil spills. America’s financiers rebelled, hoodwinked the poorer colonists (Tea Taxes? Really? Were they that stupid?) into dying in a war from which the landed gentry would profit mightily, and set about exploiting the physical surface in every way conceivable. Once they reached the Pacific and plundered the interior, they began expanding the plan globally, showing up in Tokyo Harbor with a battleship circa late 1800′s and making them buy our junk at gunpoint. From the beginning, the model was economically unsustainable. We created a world in which 5% of the earth’s population is sucking up 20% of it’s resources, driving fat gas-guzzlers half a block to the drug store to pick up our diet pills, turning the bounty of the earth into Gameboys and Nintendo II’s, then shucking those into landfills as fast as possible to make way for Nintendo 2.5…deluding ourselves that we could just keep doing that forever. Now we want China/India/Pakistan, etc.–populations whose size make us look like Luxembourg–to also have the American Way of life–because it’s good for our offshored “American” corporations and therefore tinkle-down economics will surely have us all sharing that bonanza of cash! Do the math. By most estimates, we will need at least an extra half a planet to accomodate the resource drain in petrochemicals and minerals. We have acheived EXACTLY what “Farmer George” was trying to avoid–raping through all of our re$ource$ is a greedy, $hort-$ighted effort to turn everything in sight into negotiable legal tender…which of course we can eat and heat our homes with, right? We face an array of no-win discussions/decisions/compromises that make the BS they’re arguing about in Washington irrelevant. And we’ve demonstrated that, in our zeal to hand each other Waterloos, we can burn down the last little bit of time we had to possibly re-think our entire way of life. So By All Means: Keep spinning in circles on the KenyanAmerica-HatingMuslimCommanistSocialistNaziHommasexual-lover’s nefarious plots to sell out America to, well, it changes everyday and it really doesn’t matter. In the end, he’s just an Evilduer, as President Cheney’s sidekick W liked to call ‘em. It will provide lovely, hate-filled music to amuse and soothe you all, like listening to the sweet strains of the dance band on the Titanic. ‘Better that you never knew what hit you, I suppose.

  • JaneYCan

    I think there is another possibility that this article didn’t cover. President Obama has found a way to funnel money from the taxpayers to his friends and campaign contributors. He has his contributors fund a solar power company. He then pours taxpayers money into the “green energy” solar company in the form of stimulus dollars with the stipulation that contributors will be paid before taxpayers, if this company fails. Obama and his contributors know all along that the company will fail…it has been created to fail, so that his campaign contributors can get their contributions back plus several million taxpayer dollars profit, for their time and trouble. What a perfect scam against the American people! (Check into Al Gores profits from MFGlobal for verification.) Its no wonder that Obama wants and needs the cost of oil to increase. If we can’t afford to buy oil, we will be much more eager to invest in solar power companies. Its also no wonder that Obama can say with confidence that he will raise 1 billion dollars to fund his re-election campaign. His people are happy to throw big money at his campaign, knowing their efforts will be rewarded in huge financial kick-backs!

  • Bob Marshall

    Oil indeed the life line of the USA. The US destroyed enough middle eastern countries to keep it flowing.

  • David169

    The pipeline was a marriage made in heaven for the US, thats why Obama gave it the thumbs down. It should have been approved on the basis of national security instantly. Obama is a Jimmy Carter clone. Carter threw money away, created the department of energy to lessen our dependance on foreign oil and created the department of education. With these agencies running the show the US has gone from buying 25% of the oil we need to buying 65% of the oil we need when we have more oil than the rest of the world put together but are forbidden to drill for most of it. Our schools have gone from #1 in the world to #41 and still declining. And by the way when Jimmy Carter’s term was up we were looking at a 21% prime rate. When Obama’s spending spree comes home to roost we will wish for a prime rate as low as 21%. If you think our unemployment is high now wait and see what will happens if Sparky gets another term. And for anyone who thinks Sparky will approve the pipeline after the election; pull your head out of the sand. Obama will do nothing that benefits the United States.

  • http://liberyalearts john p.

    OBAMA’S JOB IS TO BREAK THE UNITED STATES. AND TO SHAME US TO
    THE REST OF THE WORLD . THIS IMPOSTER OF A AMERICAN IS DOING EVERY
    THING HE CAN TO HURT EVERY AMERICAN .HIS FELLOW MUSLIM BROTHERS ARE
    TRYING TO KILL US .HE WAS RAISED BY THE SAUDI’S THEY WERE GOOD TEACHERS
    AND LOOK WHAT HE HAS DONE . THEY AND THE REST OF THE WORLD LAUGHS AT
    US STUPID AMERICANS .

    • Okie Ron

      C’mon man, Reagan, the Bushs, and the Saudis are the ones that created Bin Laden. Reagan/Bush loved the Saudis, in case you din’t get the memo. Our disaster in the Middle East WAAAAY predates Obama. Although there are some who say that when Obama was a pickininny, bumming cigarettes off of G.I.s in Kenya (right? We must’ve been in Kenya, right?) that he developed Evilduer Obama Voodoo and forced our dear RealAmerican SuperPatriot Presidents like Reagan and Bush and President Cheney to get in bed with the very Muslim fanatics that like to blow us up now. He did it through secret Kenyan Pickininny Mind Control, a little known IslamoCommunist trick used by UnaNonaRealAmericans who Hate America. Look, I know Glenn Beck says Obama is a SaudiKenyanCommanistSocialistMarxistNaziHommasexualMuslim, but that doesn’t even make any sense. He can’t be all of those, and if you ask any one of those groups, they’ll be the first to tell you that they hate him as much as you clearly do. All this is just stuff Glenn/Lord Limbaugh/Lady Coulter/Papa Bear/Lil’ Lord Hannity say to get people to watch their shows–instead of reading a book once in awhile. It has no bearing in reality, but it gets angry people whipped up with someone to blame for steadily declining real wages in America since the days of Nixon–other than the NixoReagaCheney Dynasty.

      • Dale on the left coast

        Ron . . . Bin Laden was created by his mother and father . . . unfortunately, like many lieberal/progressives . . . the best part of him ran down his mother’s leg . . .
        Bush been gone for over 3 years now . . . your Buddy . . . the Kenyan is in charge.
        Go to Kenya Ron . . . they will tell you who the Pres is . . . check out the “Chicago Boys Club” . . . he may still have friends there, I think the Mayor still goes there.
        One thing for sure that is not debateable . . . “O’bammy had the THINNEST RESUME of any President to ever sit in the Oval Office . . . !!!

  • http://Yahoo Dave6729

    How I wish you had asked that of G.W. Bush?

  • Richard M

    I think Obama is a Russian plant. We already know he has Socialistic ideals, you know, share the wealth. He’s also into class warfare. Everything he does is counter-productive concerning the economy.

    What it all boils down to is we have a Marxist president who continually assaults our freedoms and craps all over our Constitution. He has no respect for our Rule of Law. He has the most corrupt admin. I’ve ever seen in my lifetime. He himself admitted that in his college years he purposefully sought out the ‘radical’ professors and friends. What more do we need to know. This alone should and has set off alarm bells.

    I can’t wait til 2012 and get this thug and fraud out of the people’s house. Then, he should be investigated and prosecuted to the fullest extent the law will allow.

    • Okie Ron

      Nah, ask John P. He knows that he’s a Muslim, and EVERYONE that reads know that Muslims and Commies don’t mix. It’s why the Muslims beat the snot out of the Russkies to get ‘em out of Afghanistan back in the ’80s. Commies are socialist and atheist, whereas Muslims kinda like a state ruled by a small group of extremely rich men (the Caliphate) who use religious fanaticism to move the poorer, less-educated and well-off to fight against the infidel, whoever they say he is. ‘Kinda like here, where we have a small group of filthy rich who beat the drum that America is a “Christian” nation committed to destroying in Armageddon the infidel non-Christian world. That’s why we love to hate each other so much–it’s like a marriage made in heaven! I mean, hell.

      • Dale on the left coast

        Take a friggin pill Ron . . . you’re loosin it!!!

        Did not the Bamster say on live TV . . . “my mooslime faith”???
        I heard him say that . . . how often do you say that Ron???

        How about the 60′s radicals that got appointed Czars . . . Holdren – nut bar deluxe, Jones – commie radical, the woman that loved Mao. The WH is a popouri of fruits and nuts . . . worst administration in history . . . even topped the Peeenut Farmer.

        • Okie Ron

          I understand that you “heard” that…but you heard the part that Fox News wanted you to hear. So that you and thousands of others (I’ve seen it repeated-repeated-repeated a half-dozen times on here today, like singing the Horst Wessel Song or something (look it up). Here’s the truth–which the right wing Washington Times even admitted that Obama was not referring to HIS Muslim faith, but rather that right wingers kept beating that dead horse referring to “my Muslim faith” as if he was a Muslim. Here’s the full story, if you’ve got the guts to face truth that doesn’t jibe with your rage-blinded hatred of this man:
          http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/muslimfaith.asp

          Ya see? This is what always happens with the right wing–their intelligentsia knows better, but they deliberately let this stuff spin out this way, knowing that stupid people, ACHING to put a bullet in this guy–will latch on to this. THEN they come back all smirky and say: “Oh, no. Of COURSE we knew that he’s not really a Muslim.” It happens every time Jon Stewart busts Fox News on one of their weekly asinine lies. He doesn’t have to make stuff up, he just plays their own tape back to them. They’re banking that their viewership is so stupid they won’t even notice from one week to the next.

          Look. I understand that you HATE this F—-r. He dredges up some dark place of fear and loathing akin to what Nazis felt when they encountered the Jew. It’s why they found that, sure enough, the Jew was responsible for everything bad that had befallen the German people. It was a miracle how the Jew could cause so many contradictory problems simultaneously. And why they were completely innocent in shoving them into the ovens…they were only doing it in pre-emptive self-defense (and remember, that is the Bush Doctrine.

          At the bare minimum, though I hope you’ll stop repeating this lie. Find another one, man. Y’all are very creative that way. Work on it.

          • Dale on the left coast

            Saw it LIVE DUDE . . . even the part where Stephanopolis tried to walk it back . . . if anybody doctored the event it would be Stewart or Mathews . . . after all . . . they are just commedians!!!
            Who says that??? Could that have been a misspeak?
            Maybe . . . didn’t he just say “Nice to be here in Texas” . . . speaking to a group in Kansas yesterday. When he is OFF the Prompter he is just plain CLueless . . . But he plays lots of Golf . . . LOL

  • Dave M

    It is no secret that the enviro groups protesting the Keystone pipeline are funded by US corporations intent on keeping the status quo going.

    David Suzuki, the Canadian equivilent of Al Gourd, has recieved $20 million to keep up the pressure against any oil sands developement in Alberta.

    The oil cartel invents myths like “peak oil” ect.

    • Dale on the left coast

      Since you mentioned the Suzz . . . I just had to throw this in . . .
      The David Suzuki Foundation, on their website is running a promotion aimed at kids to get them to send their money to the Suz . . . cause Santa in sinking in the water at the North Pole and the kids should help him relocate.
      What a dispicable little man . . . the Enviro-loons have no shame.
      After reading this I checked the Cdn Weather at the North Pole . . . Ice 3 to 5 meters thick, that’s 10 to 18 FEET . . . I think Santa is just fine . . . Its the Enviro-commies that need to be dropped in deep water!!!

  • Mirage

    Are we expected to believe the Canadian Oil Man Author of this article that our president is conspiring with the Arabs?
    If one reads the author’s bio, it appears he got connected with writing about the oil industry via his old man, who was a publisher in the oil industry. So much for self-made.
    Taking advice from a Canadia guy connected with the oil industry/lobbiest, about what to do with America’s oil reserves/energy policies, is like consulting a PROSTITUTE for advice on sexual appropriateness!
    WTF … what a joke of a site to publish this kind of immature demonizing crap!!!
    How about sticking to the facts as we know them?
    Obama has been a weak president and ineffectual as a leader, but at the end of the day, he is just a man, who goes home to his family, like most of us.
    Skip the demonizing, stay with the facts, and focus on the real issues and how to solve them, versus petty hyperbole designed to hawk product.
    Don’t belong to any one party or any one political ideology, because once you sell out to just one way of thinking, you loose your objectivity and just become one more member of a mob.
    The truth in life is often found in the middle, between the extremes … and, there are two sides to every story.
    Country first.

    • Okie Ron

      …and unfortunately, to consider Obama’s effectiveness as a leader and his ability to make progress in moving America forward, you have to consider that there has never been an election in America since Abraham Lincoln which prompted so many Americans to take up arms, openly plot about “handing him his Waterloo”, and muttering darkly about “second amendment remedies” and praying for his death, as so many are here on this site. A lot of the stuff on here sounds very Timothy McVeigh-ish. I think it would be hard for ANY President to accomplish much in a nation so long on firearms and short on book-learnin’…and I’m reminded that, though Lincoln is loved today, at the time it was John Wilkes Booth–a “freedom-loving American, exercising his second amendment remedy”–who took with the bullet what he lost with the ballot. And while JFK has even been praised sometimes by many Republicans as a great leader, there were “Wanted For Treason” posters put out by the John Birch Society hanging all over Dallas in November, 1963. I’m amazed the guy’s gotten anything done in this climate of hatred and ignorance. And it’ll be amazing if he survives given the level of goading, irrational hatred expressed by the rabid right. Gabby Giffords was taken out by a nitwit kid with libertarian aspirations that barely knew what the concept meant. One thing about lefties, they’re always too pansy to gun up. They don’t even like guns.

      • Dale on the left coast

        Ron . . . rabid right??? Why not post a few “Quotes” . . . bet you can’t . . . but, its never difficuls to find a few insanely rabid quote from the LOONIE LEFT . . . just watch Mathews or Madcow for a few minutes and you could fill a page.
        Ron, do you really believe that the WH is acting in your best interests? Are you aware of the associates of the current pres?
        Did he not grow up in a family of devout marxists? Was his childhood mentor not involved in the US Commie Party? Does he not include Aires and the nutty Rev. Wright among his long time friends? So what concludions do you come to?
        And for the records Ron . . . commie’s and nazie’s have the same fathers . . . Marx and Engels.

        • Okie Ron

          Oh, they’re all over yahoo comments regularly…but here’s a couple of scholarly, reasonable retorts from our radical right brethren right here on this page (not to mention Lord Limbaugh crowing that “We must DESTROY the bastards”, referring to anyone who didn’t agree with him generally, and the Obama Administration specifically):

          “Obama and his team of communist Islamists are doing everything wrong, including oil.”

          “If we as Americans can’t see that we have a muslim POS in the White House then we deserve what happens to us. Our refusale to see what he is is destroying us.”

          “OBAMA’S JOB IS TO BREAK THE UNITED STATES. AND TO SHAME US TO
          THE REST OF THE WORLD . THIS IMPOSTER OF A AMERICAN IS DOING EVERY
          THING HE CAN TO HURT EVERY AMERICAN .HIS FELLOW MUSLIM BROTHERS ARE
          TRYING TO KILL US”

          “I think Obama is a Russian plant. We already know he has Socialistic ideals, you know, share the wealth.”

          “Prepare your family for what is coming, WAR it is coming, they know it.”

          “Anybody or anything other than the incompetent, foreign national usurper, marxist, muslim, racist, seditious (can’t call it traitorous or treasonous which by definition requires US citizenship) head start, affirmative action, thief, lying “Mac Daddy” puppet of Gyorgy Schwartz (Soros).”

          “Blackbarry is a muzzie, allied with the muslim brotherhood. If he isn’t, you explain to me why he supported their juntas in Egypt & Libya, with the US military applied without congressional approval and wasting US taxpayer $$$. He should be tried for treason and executed, along with his muzzie-loving minions.”

          I realize that when you’re so steeped in this hatred, John Wilkes Booth just sounds like a RealAmerican SuperPatriot, exercising his Second Amendment Remedies by swiftboating Abraham Lincoln–a Big Government, America-hating Redistributor-in-Chief who took wealth (slaves) from a bunch of wealthy, loyal American job-creators (slave owners) and handed it out to people who didn’t even have birth certificates (slaves)–in Ford’s Theatre.

          But I’d love to see you find a quote of Mathews or Maddow using any of the above language. There is a level of hostility in it that hasn’t been heard since, well, since the Confederacy. In a fit of RealAmerican Reasonableness, Congressman Preston Brooks of S. Carolina nearly beat to death Mass. Senator Preston Brooks, who begged to differ with S. Carolina’s view regarding the owning of negroes–on the floor of the U.S. Senate. That seems in keeping with the spirit of the above quotes on here and Limbaugh’s polite suggestion to “destroy the bastards”.

          Personally, I didn’t think Dick Cheney should’ve been the President of the United States. He wasn’t elected, and when he assumed power, I thought it was wrong. But I never threatened his life. And since he was the President, albeit unelected, I thought it disrepectful of the office to call him a “POS” (see above). I did question his decision to invade Iraq, like all the people in his cabinet that were fired–but I NEVER spoke–or would speak–in such terms of violence toward the President of the United States.

          Remember, the pansy lefties weren’t the ones who flocked to the gun shops and were bussed in by FreedomWorks to the town hall debates, sullenly threatning violence during the healthcare debates and shouting down any possible legitimate discussion of the issue.

          That was all Right, all the time.

          • Okie Ron

            Oops. CORRECTION: RealAmerican SuperPatriot Preston Brooks nearly killed Senator[Charles Sumner] on the floor of the Senate when Sumner declined to agree with Congressman Brooks patriotic stand on behalf of job creators and against organized labor.

        • Dale on the left coast

          Ron . . . finding stuff on the web does not count.
          The lame-stream media daily has 100 to 1 negative comments about the Conservatives, this is a long standing fact.
          What do we know about the O???
          He outspent the big spending Bush in 3 short years . . .
          He produced a BC . . . 8 layer photoshopped fake document – I am a Graphic Artist and could have done a much better job.
          Sealed all his records after he was ellected.
          Grew up in a family that was somewhat extreme-left leaning.
          His childhood mentor, friend of his marxist grandfather, was in the US Commie Party.
          He had friends like Rev. Wright and Bill Ayers . . . extreme leftist radicals.
          And he said on TV “my musssslime faith” . . .
          He acted like a “Subject” when meeting the Saudi king by bowing and kissing his ring . . . . . .
          NO RON . . . NOTHING TO SEE HERE . . . JUST CLOSE THE CURTAIN FOLKS!!

          • Okie Ron

            …and you know the ratio is 100-1 because Fox News barks at you that it is.

            I cite the internet, and here, because I’m pretty confident that Maddow and Mathews will not put a bullet in the man. I’m less confident about some of the crazy “mooslim”-filled rants on here. There are too many people on here longer on firearms than they are on book-learnin’, and all it takes is one of you to get the idea that you should solve with the bullet what you lost with the ballot. John Wilkes Booth did that and the South paid for it in reconstruction misery for 100 years, because by shooting Lincoln, they killed the only friend their raggedy-hillbilly a**es had. (I can say that ’cause I’m a hillbilly).

          • Dale on the left coast

            Media Matters Ron . . . document the rantings of the loonie left daily . . . and they do it with all the FACTS in place. Brent Bozel does a fine job.
            I have a manuscript written over 120 years ago by a Brigadier General, Thomas M Harris . . . in it he claims foreign influences were behind the assination.

  • Ken Michael

    If we as Americans can’t see that we have a muslim POS in the White House then we deserve what happens to us. Our refusale to see what he is is destroying us , Wake up America while there is still time to lick our wounds !! 2012 may be to late !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Okie Ron

    I think the half of you that think Obama is a communist and the half that think he’s a Muslim need to get together on your slander and PICK ONE. They are mutually exclusive, and they hate each other. It’s why Al Qaeda handed the Russky’s their hineys in Afghanistan in the first place–because they hate communist rule, preferring to be ruled by a small group of rich, self-righteous fatcats (Saudi royal family, for example). WE ARE THE ONES that bankrolled Bin Laden and helped him buy his first bombs–to use on the Commies. For the record, Obama can’t also be a Nazi and a Communist. They hate each other, too. Those “historical” photos of him with a brown shirt and a Hitler moustache were printed up by FreedomWorks for chubby white folks to put them on signs to display from their lawn chairs. They weren’t from real history, even though Glenn Beck thought they were. Look, I love good ‘ol blind-rage bigotry and lethal, threatening hatred as much as the next guy, but Lord Limbaugh and Lil’ Lord Hannity have got y’all so mixed up it’s just coming out as nonsense. And it’s embarrassing. ‘Just admit ya hate “N”s. It’ll be less tedious for all of us, and you’ll feel better about yourselves.

    • Jeep

      You’re too funny! Does the DNC pay you by the hour, or per line? Good luck trolling!

      • Okie Ron

        Nah, I can’t stand Dems…they’ve let this right-wing nightmare come into being through their passivity and cumbaya-peacenik nonsense. I found out about this site when they posted a “news” story over on yahoo news and I thought it was actual journalism. I’m a registered independent and the Dems don’t pay me anything. In fact I wish we had about 5 political parties, and I wouldn’t be a member of the Democratic or Confederacy (formerly Republican) Party. I’ve just read a lot of history, and if you read history and live in America right now, it’s like watching a train wreck in slow motion. And reading history and listening to Glenn Beck will make your eyes cross.

        Question: How much does the Koch Bros. pay y’all? I’m a small business owner and am doing pretty good, actually. But, if the Koch boys are paying cash money to trot out their propaganda machine, I might turn over to the dark side of the money’s right–I’m a capitalist, after all!

        • Jeep

          Personally Ron I get paid pretty well for my job. I just find your history to be a bit skewed, which is quite amusing. I am glad that you found this site, but I think you will find that there is little support for the current administration here, and not much more sympathy for the Republican establishment either. The majority of the core posters here are very independant and self-reliant folks who bristle at the thought of any more gubmint intrusion into their daily affairs. Most have a fair understanding of the Constitution and the limits it places on the federal government and the rights that have been obfuscated from the states. A few are conspiracy minded, but just because they aren’t out to get you… Overall though, I think you are raving against a red herring. On this site you will find that everyone has disagreement with past policies, both foreign and domestic. Almost everyone here understands fully that our past sins against our founding documents are just that…sins. And, excepting the occasional resident troll, the folks around here are open minded, but are unwilling to let someone else guide their final decision.

          • Okie Ron

            No, that’s fine! I’m not looking for people that support my ideas–I’m looking for a discussion that will keep me honest and maybe we could all find some truth somewhere in the third way.

            Although it really concerns me when I read people misspell thinly veiled death threats and conspiracy stuff–my first memory of TV was of Captain Kangaroo being replaced one morning by an all day show of a guy (JFK) in a flag-draped coffin while my mom sat and cried. And I remember turning on the TV to watch cartoons in 1968 to find out that Bobby Kennedy was killed–and that only a few weeks after MLK. America’s killed more of it’s presidents than any other industrialized nation, so while I can debate pretty crazily (and *hopefully* with a little humor–at least I think I’m funny occasionally), I really don’t want to go to another President’s funeral in my lifetime.

            To be totally mercenary about it: It’s bad for business.

            It’s fun to play in crazy conspiracy land, but I find it makes my potential clients decide to bury their money in a jar in the back yard rather than calm down and go on about life. I believe we are facing the greatest crisis of our time–and I believe it can’t be solved by simply switching parties…at least if Richard Wolff has his facts straight. I don’t even think it’s evil collusion by anybody–it’s way bigger than all that, and it’s been brewing in history for decades, maybe since the beginning of America–it just wasn’t obvious. In any event, I believe we have to find a way to talk to one another and find some compromise. And I don’t like rabid on either side…and there is rabid on both sides, it’s just that the right *generally* tends to drift toward discussion of firearms, whereas lefties tend to do stupid peace-bead hemp-hat drum circles–and wonder why no one takes them seriously.

            As Ben Franklin said: “We’d better hang together, or we’ll all Hang Together.” It’s only in the exchange of differing views that we’re ever going to find any compromise and real solutions, though I fear it may be too late for that. The long-term solutions may have left the station 30 years ago, when they wouldn’t have been draconian, just maybe thoughtful. I don’t know where we go from here, but I think we have to start by calming down the violence a little bit.

        • Dale on the left coast

          Koch brothers giving out cash . . . can you prove that Ron???
          Did you know that Tides, MoveON and numerous greenie groups funded by Soreass have injected 100′s of millions into the far left. Soreass, being a devout socialist/globalist . . . by his own definition . . . seems to have a lot of influence in the Current WH. How many times did Soreass visit the Bush WH? Soreass is one of the arch-criminal types on the planet, working behind the scenes to bring about his vision of the world. Check him out!!!
          One thinkg for sure . . . his world view does not include, Personal Freedom, A US Constitution or a Free Market.
          If this Country is to Survive, the electorate next year has to find conservative, Constitution following small government candidates . . . be they Dimmicraps or Repubs . . . some encumbents may need to be primaried . . . but this could be the last chance.

          • eddie47d

            Thanks for some fresh air Okie or at least some challenging opinions. This site is Negative News 24/7 and the bobble heads keep doing this repetitive dance over and over. Mostly senseless name calling to get their jollies. They laugh at all their own “Obummer” tripe or gay bashing and can never figure out if they support this war or that war. Yet they want to be out there leading the charge.They continually demean the American people as stupid so why would the citizenry follow this crowd?

          • Dale on the left coast

            eddie . . . you continue to sputter on here . . . but you never answer any of my questions. Why is that eddie? Is it because as Regan used to say “you just know so much that isn’t so” . . .
            If you believe all the “Green” nonsense, defent it with some facts. Explain why Fat Al war right, give us the science. Is the O doing a great job? He had a dimmicrap govt for 2 years, just spent Trillions . . . in fact outspent Bush in 3 short years. You must be OK with this. You like the $4 a gallon gas eddie . . .
            Been watching Europe eddie . . . by this time next year the Euro will be History!!! If the US continues on the “Nanny-State” mentality will we be next? Lots of questions . . . zero answers from the left.

          • eddie47d

            We’ve been answering you just aren’t listening. Is that selective listening or is it your new on off switch you had installed to block your messages from Mars?

  • JJM

    His green agenda? Perhaps, $5 + gas would make green more competitive.
    Jobs for unemployed? No.
    Environmental concerns? No.
    Unsound decisions? One of too many.
    Economic destruction? Most likely.
    Hurt National Defense? In WW3, where will we get the fuel to run our air, sea and ground vehicles? The reserve will last only so long.

  • Okie Ron

    I’ll say it again: China, India, and the rest of Asia are embarking upon a level of oil consumption that will surpass the U.S. shortly…their populations make the U.S. look like Luxembourg, and they want all the oil-hungry doo-dads that we’ve waved under their noses for the last hundred years. Whenever I hear the thrilla about drill-baby-drilla, I have to ask: What makes you think the oil companies owe America ANYTHING? They may occasionally wrap their hineys in the flag on TV commercials, but they intend to take all the oil they can squeeze out from underneath America’s feet and dump it on the world market, obviously to the highest bidder/speculator. It’s what corporate capitalism does, and do you think for a minute that somehow they’re going to decide to lower your gas prices at the pump? For us to demand that the oil companies show some compassion for America would be SOCIALISM! (I threw up in my mouth a little just then) So, by all means, let them drill America to pieces, but just don’t be so naive as to think they owe us anything. They’ll take our oil for pennies on the dollar and sell it on the world market for dollars on the dollar. It’s a great time to be an oil exec, ‘sucky time if you’re an American. Developing alternative energy resources is the only thing that could possibly threaten their stranglehold on us, so the only American thing to do is to make sure that there is no alternative energy. Till the oil prices go up and up. Until it’s all gone. We must NEVER defy our corporations. America can come and go, but our multi-national corporations will live on with a smirk in their hearts, proud that they plundered this dump–and moved on to greener pastures.

    • Dale on the left coast

      Ron . . . what makes more sense . . . to sit on our reserves for a decade or two and continue to decline . . . or to exploit our resources to make life better for our children and grandchildren???
      Twenty years from now, an alternative energy source may be available, there is nothing know today that will replace oil, coal and natural gas.
      By drilling in and around America we could create jobs, and a vibrant economy. By exporting energy we would offset the monsterous balance of trade.
      You seem to have been “touched” by the Green-virous . . . most of what these folks spout today is nonsense . . . they are “Mining” the western world for 100′s of millions of dollars because they can. They cannot go to China, Russia or India to protest the REAL Polluters, cause they would get “Dissapeared” and of course the funds are all here in the west. Billions of tax dollars have been given to these Green Loons in the last decade for the GW Hoax.
      The oil companies can easily sell all they can produce, create many thousands of jobs all over the planet and are demonized by the Enviro-whacks who produce nothing but BS. Your choice . . . but only one path makes any sense.
      Did you ever get a job from a poor man? 4 more years of O’bumbler will guarantee many more poor folks!!!

      • eddie47d

        Do you live in a cave Dale for you are as blind as a bat. The environmental damages in Canada’s Tar sands is tremendous and it will get worse and at a much faster pace.I could care less if you dislike Obama or would never vote for him but your anti-environmental ignorance and even more name calling puts you in a very destructive category. There may be loonies on the left but you hold the mantel for the loony right. Your as cold as a Siberian blizzard.

        • Dale on the left coast

          Ever been to the Oil Sands in Ft McMurray eddie?
          Thought not . . . its hundreds of miles north of Edmonton, yea the Oilers . . . LOL
          The amount of CO2 generated by a barrel of oil from the Oil Sands is slightly more than a conventional barrel. But that is irrelivant, because Canada’s total CO2 emissions is only 2% of Global Emissions. Of course China adds more than this every few weeks as they build several Coal Fired Generating plants every week.
          Everything you repeat is Grennie Nonsense . . . but that is how the Green-loons work . . . Demonize Criticize and ask for Your Money.
          That is why the WWF now taking in 100 million a year from grandmothers worried about the expanding polar bear population.
          Greensleeze is a 100 billion world-wide corporation, sucking up the dollars from suckers like you.
          Why don’t the go to the polluting countries like China, India, Russia and Korea? Cause the handouts are better here and the dummies follow like lemmings.

  • LowlyWise

    I am loth to join the company of the hateful screeds posted on this forum, but I cannot forbear to notice that most of the attention here, like Mr Livingston’s article, is focused on the political aspects of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. There is very real environmental danger from a major pipeline, with its major construction, running down the center of the heartland of the USA, posing dangers to the continent’s largest watersheds and possibly rendering thousands of acres of America’s breadbasket (in both USA and Canada) good for nothing. President Obama got it right on this one: wait until it is determined what kinds of damage are most likely to occur, and then planning to minimize them.

    But even the idea of a pipeline is suspect. Why not refine the oil closer to the sites of its extraction? It could then be shipped by tanker trucks within smaller radii, and this might save. Oh, I know very well what it is to live with refineries, as I lived in NW Washington where there were then four refineries right on some of the most beautiful sea coast in the world, yet they were good neighbors and kept the lid on repulsive emissions and had no major and few minor spills over the years.

    Let’s keep down the pollution, both by oil in the wrong places and by intemperate name calling in what should be the right ones.

    • Dale on the left coast

      There are 10′s of thousands of miles of pipelines all over the continent . . . do you read about them failing daily . . . no you do not. 1500 miles more of modern, computer monitored pipeling would change nothing.
      Right now, Tankers from Saudi Arabia bring 1 billion barrels of oil to the Gulf Coast. What are the chances of an accident? Greater than a pipeline? You BET!!! So bringin 900 million barrels of oil via pipeline from Canada would all but eliminate these dangerous tankers. Plus, Saudi, conflict oil, funds terrorists all over the world. Canadian, ethical oil, keep the dollars in North America where much of it finds it way back to the US to purchase cars, trucks and US made goods. Your choice . . . keep supporting Despotic, Terrorist Supporting Regemes . . . or smell the coffee.
      Canada is lanning a pipeline to the West Coast as I write this . . . in a few years this oil could be going to Japan, China and Korea.

      • eddie47d

        Think twice if you don’t think the Keystone oil heading to Texas won’t end up in foreign markets.

        • Dale on the left coast

          Even a dumb chit like you eddie should be able to figure out . . . JOBS EDDIE JOBS AND BALANCE OF TRADE . . . AS IN GDP . . . .
          Why are liberals so friggin stupid!!!!

  • Davy

    The quality of school outputs in recent years ,coupled with the commonly talked about, “That 80 % of the USA population is clueless” ,may very well be the perfect match for the decline of America. If 80% of the population is going to swallow whatever lie that comes out from two sides of Obama mouth ,Good Luck to America.

  • Larry Owens

    Odumbo is just using the pipeline for political reasons and does NOT care about our country or the American people.After seeing odumbo being elected and since he is NOT eligible I know our country is going down the drain, to let that POS sit in the WH acting like a Dictator/King makes me sick.

  • brianS

    The last person in the USA turn the light out. Obama is a muslim planted to destroy from the inside. The do gooders have destroyed family values, education and manufacturing. You can hear the gurgling as the good old usa goes down the drain.

    • eddie47d

      Now there is another negative pipe dream. Who put that chip in your head Brian S.?

      • Dale on the left coast

        What about the 15 TRILLION National Debt eddie? Does this concern you? You of course know that O’bammy increased the National Debt by almost 50% in 3 short years . . . you OK with that?
        The Fed is Printing . . . O’bammy is spending . . . and the CLIFF is now in sight . . . any of you lefites concerned???

  • Dale on the left coast

    One more thing that no one here has mentioned . . . due to the foresight of the much maligned Alaska Governor . . . the pipeline from Alaska to Northern Alberta could transport Alaska Oil down to the Golf Coast . . . or many other US destinations that are on the grid. The XL Pipeline would also work in the other direction . . . to take Gulf Oil to more northern states if necessary.
    But the clock it ticking . . . 2012 will be a watershed year . . . you will have to choose between continuing down the path to Greece . . . or electing small govt, constitution following, budget balancing free market representatives who can turn the USS Titanic around.

    • eddie47d

      If any oil comes down the pipeline to Texas I hardly doubt if they will send anything back up through that pipeline heading north. Keep dreaming for no such plan exists.

      • Dale on the left coast

        eddie “you hardly doubt” . . . You mean you HARDLEY KNOW MUCH!!!
        What can go south in a pipeline can also go north . . . if you had looked at a may of the XL Pipeline you would see several branches . . . oil could be routed over much of the midwest from the north or south.
        How did you manage to get this far in life eddie . . . did you actually work and have a job . . . or do you still live in your mother’s basement??? Are you living in a Dimmicrap “soon to be bankrupt” State? Like Kalifornistan? Tell me eddie . . . why are most Dimmicrap run states almost BROKE???

  • Okie Ron

    Okay, I’m re-posting this as a comment rather than a reply ’cause I’ve seen this BS crowwwwed from websites like this again and again: “Obama talked about ‘MY MOOOSLIM FAITH’!!! I heard it with my own ears!!!”

    Here’s the truth–which the right wing Washington Times even admitted that Obama was not referring to HIS Muslim faith, but rather that right wingers kept beating that dead horse referring to “my Muslim faith” as if he was a Muslim. Here’s the full story, if you’ve got the guts to face truth that doesn’t jibe with your rage-blinded hatred of this man:

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/muslimfaith.asp

    Ya see? This is what always happens with the right wing–their edumacated, “elite”, intelligentsia knows better, but they deliberately let this stuff spin on and on this way, knowing that stupid people, ACHING to put a bullet in this guy–will latch on to this. THEN they come back all smirky and say: “Oh, no. Of COURSE we knew that he’s not really a Muslim.”

    It happens every time Jon Stewart busts Fox News on one of their weekly asinine lies. He doesn’t have to make stuff up, he just plays their own tape back to them. They’re banking that their viewership is so stupid they won’t even notice from one week to the next.

    Look. I understand that you HATE this F—-r. He dredges up some dark place of fear and loathing akin to what Nazis felt when they encountered the Jew. It’s why they found that, sure enough, the Jew was responsible for everything bad that had befallen the German people. It was a miracle how the Jew, as a MuslimCommunistMarxistNaziHomosexual, could cause so many contradictory problems to the German people simultaneously. And why they were completely innocent in shoving them into the ovens…they were only doing it in pre-emptive self-defense (and remember, that is the Bush Doctrine).

    At the bare minimum, though I hope you’ll stop repeating this particular lie. Find another one, guys. Y’all are very creative that way. Work on it.

    And for God sakes, read a book once in a while. It won’t turn you instantly into an elite, but it might get some oxygen into your FoxNews-starved brains. It’s pretty embarrassing.

    • Dale on the left coast

      Ron . . . I saw it live . . . Stephanopolis tried to walk it back . . . get a life man . . . if you want news don’t watch commedians.
      Bet you are also a GW Believer . . . a judge in Britain called GW a Religion . . . people “Believe” since there is no Provable Science that CO2 could ever warm the planet. But that matters not to lefties.

      “Hey! So you must be a big fan of Hitler’s Germany. No one was greener than those Nazis. They were the first nation to take eco-protection seriously with their Reich Nature Protection Law of 1935; the first to think up the idea of a clean air act (though they could never get it to work-maybe it was those ovens that were the problem); the first to recognize how vital it was for Big Government to police every tiny detail of the nation’s dietary habits. Personally I think I might have found all that Eco-Nazism a bit oppressive. But if that’s the kind of thing that rocks your boat, well who am I to judge?”

      “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”
      Benjamin Franklin

      Walter Cronkite: “I think most newspaper men by definition have to be liberal; if they’re not liberal, by my definition of it, they can hardly be good newspapermen.”

      “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert , in five years there would be a shortage of sand.” – Milton Friedman

      Norman Thomas (U.S. socialist presidential candidate) on evils of liberalism: “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of ‘liberalism,’ they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until one day America will be a socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.”

  • Donald P

    Thank God SOMEONE in charge has an environmental conscience. From here on in we are going to see a lot of issues that involve adding even more pollution to an already very sick environment. The world can not handle it, pure and simple. The tar sands project is one of the most polluting endeavours possible. Mr. Obama is concerned not just about ‘today’ but about the future of the planet. Bravo for him!

    • FreedomFighter

      Please reduce your carbon footprint, suicide is the only solution to such stupidity as yours.

      Laus Deo
      Semper Fi

    • action not words

      Yes that is admiralable however after some research you will find that this is not just an offering to the US. There are 20 interests that are already in developemental stages and at least three are already mining. But as for the enviromental impact on our country sure but in general no. The greatest concern at this point is CO2. Even if we don’t imprint it,and reap the benefit of,the effect will be the same. As for a 1500+ mile of piping I would disagree. Much smarter to build a refinery as close as possible. Then also consider that this is not renewable and with as much interest and increase in extraction the depletion of this reserve is about 30 years at best.

    • Dale on the left coast

      Donald . . . you will be happy to know that Fat Al bought a 9 million dollar mansion on the California Coast . . . he WATCHES every day to make sure the Ocean is Not Rising. I feel so much better now, knowing that Al is there keeping a sharp eye on things. I don’t mind that Fat Al made over 100 million dollars off his silly movie. After all he needs to fly the world telling all that will listen about the dangers of CO2.
      What do you know about CO2 Donald . . . did you know that it is only 36/thousandths of the atmosphere? Did you kno that CO2 is a heavy, benign, invisible, odorless gas that enables plants to grow? Without CO2 all life as we know it on earth would cease.
      Did you know that Watervapor makes up 95% of all GH gasses . . . did you ever wonder why we don’t try to eliminate watervapor? Cause there is no MONEY in it!!! Just follow the money . . . as the globe cools and the CRU emails get exposed . . . those that still posses critical thinking skills realize IT WAS ALL A SCAM!!!

      • Peter

        Dale, if you displayed any more stupidity and arrogance on this subject you would probably implode. You couldn’t explode, as that would entail parts of you going elsewhere, other than you internalising you own self-impotence (pun intended).Grow up and grow a few brain cells. You people will grab at anything to try and disprove the fact that humans have been defecating in our own nest for a very long time, and that it needs to stop because we’re trashing our home. Still, I try never to underestimate the power of stupid people, especially online. Pfft!

    • Dale on the left coast

      Japanese scientist Kanya Kusano, a Program Director and Group Leader for the Earth Simulator at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science & Technology, has publicly declared that man-made climate fear promotion is now akin to “ancient astrology.”

      Mathematical physicist Dr. Frank J. Tipler, Professor of Mathematical Physics, astrophysics, at Tulane University, agrees with Kusano. “Whether the ice caps melt, or expand — whatever happens — the AGW theorists claim it confirms their theory. A perfect example of a pseudo-science like astrology,” Tipler wrote on May 15, 2009. “It is obvious that anthropogenic global warming is not science at all, because a scientific theory makes non-obvious predictions which are then compared with observations that the average person can check for himself,” Tipler explained.

  • Kris

    we should impeach Obama and Biden, and Hillary should be President!

  • pam

    The sad thing is, we can talk about it all day long on how messed up it is but can we actualy do anything about it, NO. What needs to be done is all those people in the Government need to taken out of office an put new in who actualy give a hoot, but can the people do that, again the answer is NO, only the government can do that. The people have words to speek how disapointed they are on how things are going, but in all truth no one is listing. Are they hearing that child cry because the father came home again without a paycheck or that momma crying because she had to put her child to bed again with a empty belly.
    Land of the Free an Home of the Brave, is this truly how it realy is? Brave maybe but free

  • Peter

    This is absolute drivel John.
    You have displayed zero understanding of any of the major issues facing Canada regarding the production of tar sands oil. Tar sands oil is killing the people of Canada who live in close proximity to it’s fields and rely on the environment for their sustenance.
    It is the dirtiest way to extract oil from anywhere.
    The sensible thing would be to begin the process in earnest, of weaning America off its dependence on oil, but i won’t hold my breath for anything resembling common sense in this oil forum.

  • Jan

    He needs to be impeached, along with Pelosi, Reid, and Kagan. He, under the direction of his puppet-master, is destroying our country to rebuild it in the socialist image of Soros and his other owners. They will have their elite class and the serfs — don’t kid yourself, income equality is a smoke screen for the elite to own everything.

  • http://www.medwheels.com Jane

    Give me a break. Let’s empower the oil companies more to kill lives and destroy the environment. In Pennsylvania residents can light a fire from their kitchen faucet. Why? Because the oil has sipped through the ground into the water wells. For those of you so eager to drill, baby drill – go live in those contaminated homes then tell me your opionions. There has to be regulation and safety to protect Americans to prevent another BP debacle.

  • VerticalSmiIe

    Canada has agreed to route the pipeline parallel to an existing line. There will be no additional risk posed by this project & little if any private land encroachment. America will be dependant on petroleum @ until 2050,so please, quit acting as though “alternative ” sources are ready to free us from oil.
    This,is an essential project.

    • James

      The essential project, as I see it, is to drill for more oil here in the United States. We’re too dependent on foreign oil, all one of our enemies has to do is blow up Saudi Arabia’s oil fields and our economy would tank. Most Americans oppose drilling here because of the initial mess it makes but I see that as a necessary evil.

  • Richard from Camano

    John Myers, are you asleep or brain dead? Obama is a socialist, a liar and a fool. He sent the Gulf drilling rigs to Brazil so we can buy our oil from them, he refused the oil pipeline project, he waited 57 days to order the Holland oil scooper here to clean up the Gulf mess, he refused to allow oil drilling in ANWAR and off the coast of the US and you ASK if he is an ARAB agent? When he, Holder, most of his Czars and most of his associates gather together the question is “Which one of these BOZOS is the MOST UNAMERICAN GUY IN THE ROOM?
    Anyone who puts a yard sign out in front of his house will be sending the message that they are totally stupid, socialist and ignorant. If you don’t like America then get the hell out!

  • http://n/a Draper B. Gregory

    I can’t help but feel that all the above energy expended upon talk, should be redirected toward our political representatives in Congress. When was the last time either of you effectively conferred with your
    members of Congress in order to effect your collective views. You folks really need to get organized. May I respectfully suggest that you align yourselves with something constructive such as joining the Tea Party.
    All the best.

  • http://www.heatingoilpricespa.com Jerald

    It seems no matter who we elect for president it always turn out bad for the last decade. First Bush and now Obama.

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