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  •  With a lot of the (6+ / 0-)

    pipeline already built, does anyone doubt he will not ok the rest of it?  
    They probably got the ok to build the whole thing years ago or they would never had started.
    Common dreams has an article about an oil exec stating
    " To support Tar sands Is to support American values".
    Yeah, the values of those Americans that will profit from it.

    Gitmo is a Concentration Camp. Not a Detention Center. Torture happens at Concentration Camps. Torture happens at Gitmo. How much further will US values fall? Where is YOUR outrage at what the United States does in OUR names?

    by snoopydawg on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:24:35 PM PST

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    •  Or Chinese values, is more like it. They're lying (3+ / 0-)
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      YucatanMan, corvo, snoopydawg

      to all of us to turn a quick buck, as you note. And Obama is SO a shill to that industry it's not funny -- as we saw with the Deepwater Horizon coverup and "facilitation."

      And now that he's a lame duck, there's not a damn thing we can do about any of it except scream bloody murder to our Congresscritters (for all the good that will do with all the oil money in politics).

      "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

      by Kombema on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:31:50 PM PST

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