Bill Clinton to the rescue of Obama’s uber-liberal environmental agenda …
This can’t be good for Barack Obama’s decision to nix the Keystone XL pipeline, former President Bill Clinton says, “embrace it”. Clinton was speaking at an Energy Department conference in Maryland and stated that he was surprised the project has gotten as gummed up as it has, laying the blame on pipeline builder TransCanada. Nice try Slick Willie, it would appear that Clinton has got half of the problem correct. However, I have to agree with Hot Air’s alternative headline, “Bill Clinton helpfully offers talking point to Democrats for eventual cave on Keystone.”
Watch VIDEO here.
“One of the most amazing things to me about this Keystone pipeline deal is that they ever filed that route in the first place since they could’ve gone around the Nebraska Sandhills and avoided most of the dangers, no matter how imagined, to the Ogallala [aquifer] with a different route, which I presume we’ll get now, because the extra cost of running is infinitesimal compared to the revenue that will be generated over a long period of time,” he said.
“So, I think we should embrace it and develop a stakeholder-driven system of high standards for doing the work,” Clinton added.
Really? Does any one really think that this was the reason why the Keystone XL oil pipeline? Hardly, it is Obama’s decision to pander to the environmentalist wackos of the Democrat party and chose Saudi oil over Canada. Obama did this, rather than side with the American people to create jobs and help reduce the price of oil.
Now that the price of gasoline has become a political issue for the 2012 Presidential election and once again Barack Obama is on the wrong side of the issue against ‘We the People”, The One needs cover and talking points to reverse his decision and cave on the issue. Enter William Jefferson Clinton.
Rising Gas Prices Will Have a Reverse Job Approval Effect for Barack Obama in 2012 (UPDATE: Don’t Forget ‘Taxmageddon’ in 2013)
Gas pains equal Presidential job approval pains …
It is obvious to all that gas prices are on the rise. Prices are already at a record high for this time of the year at $3.53 a gallon, up .25 since January 1, 2012. Some experts say that gas prices could reach a record $4.25 a gallon by late April. This is hardly good news for President Barack Obama. As the folks at Powerline have stated, Barack Obama has gas pains. Normally Obama would not care that gas prices are high, that is what all “greenies” want; however, not during an election year. Especially when the rising gas prices would affect any minor improvement in the US economy.
First, Obama, like all right-thinking greenies, want gasoline prices to be higher, though, to be sure, they want high prices brought about by a government tax rather than the marketplace. High gas prices are no fun if it means more profits for private oil companies. Obama admitted this directly when asked about high gas prices in 2008, when he said he didn’t have a problem with them, only that he “would have preferred a gradual adjustment.” Well, prices have crept up gradually since they collapsed back to about $2 a gallon in 2008. So what’s his problem?
Hat Tip: Larry Sabato – Source: Gallup and U.S. Energy Information Administration
Canada Peeved at Barack Obama’s Decision to Nix Keystone XL Pipeline … Obama Chooses Saudi Oil Over Canadian Oil (VIDEO)
CANADA NOT HAPPY WITH OBAMA AND HIS FALSE CAMPAIGN PROMISES … THE LYING KING!
Thanks Barack Hussein Obama for dissing our friend to the North, Canada, and going with Opec Saudi oil. Oh yea, and going with our other friend Hugo Chavez and Venezuelan oil. That’s it Barack, way to piss off our friends and allies. Here it from the mouths of Canadians. Sorry Mr. President, Ain’t no way to treat a friend”. What ever ahppened to to those shovel ready jobs that Obama was so keen on when it came to wasting American tax payer dollars?
Obama chose America’s enemies over America’s closed friend and ally
Remember when Obama promised to get off Mideast and Venezuela oil in 10 years time? America … did you forget that campaign promise? When Obama told you what you wanted to hear? Guess what … OBAMA LIED! Imagine an American President justifying going with Middle East OPEC oil and Venezuelan and slapping Canada in the face when he claimed he was going to rid America of Middle East oil. Mmm, mmm, mmm … Barack Hussein Obama.