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  •  We have no way of knowing (4+ / 0-)
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    Lily O Lady, TJ, DawnN, elwior

    it all rests with the President.  He could approve or deny it.  I'm not taking any bets in either direction.

    Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

    by Mindful Nature on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 08:07:16 AM PST

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    •  Fact that it's an open question is a problem in (7+ / 0-)

      and of itself.  He never has to face another election.  Oil & gas interests supported R&R.  Policy-wise, this pipeline is an utter disaster.  

      It's a decision that's totally w/in the control of the WH.  There's no blaming Congressional Goopers for this one.  Why should it be in doubt at this point?

      Some men see things as they are and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?

      by RFK Lives on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 08:47:18 AM PST

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      •  Because we couldn't get a progressive elected (1+ / 0-)
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        We have to do this with the Presudent we have, not the one we wish we had.  We lost that one in 2008, so we have to pick up and keep pushing

        I think he knows the right thing to do, now the question is whether he has the courage to do it   We can help there a lot

        Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

        by Mindful Nature on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 09:25:25 AM PST

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