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Received this e-mail today from Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D. AZ-03) regarding President Obama and the Keystone XL Pipeline:
We both know corporations have gotten a blank check long enough. Now we can do something about it. Sign my petition to tell President Obama to reject the dirty Keystone XL pipeline.

https://services.myngp.com/...

It's about more than the environment, although that's an important part of our effort. It's about ending special treatment, taking conflicts of interest seriously, and restoring public trust in government decisions. When TransCanada, Keystone's parent company, gets to handpick the contractor that writes its environmental impact assessment -- and when the State Department doesn't think that's a problem -- we know things have gone off the rails. Well, let's fix that.

Sign my petition asking President Obama to say no to Keystone once and for all. When corporations have to follow the same rules as the rest of our economy, we'll be a big step closer to the level playing field we all want.

https://services.myngp.com/...

This pipeline will carry Canadian tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico for export. It's not about creating jobs in this country -- it's about lining pockets already full of cash. That's not in the national interest and it's not how we should be doing business.

Thanks so much for all you do. Make your voice heard this year.

https://services.myngp.com/...

Peace,

Raul

Click here to add your name:

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Originally posted to pdc on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 01:31 PM PST.

Also republished by Climate Change SOS, Climate Hawks, The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, and Baja Arizona Kossacks.

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