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As the Worm Turns: What Can We Expect From a Republican Takeover of Congress?

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“While ignoring the millions of deaths of Muslims and Christians in the mid-east as a result of our wars of terror, this faction beats the drums for more wars as a result of Christians being killed by Muslims. None of them can accept the idea that no one should die as a result of these insipid religious ideologies. Not even if we are the ones doing the killing.”

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popuWith the overthrow via the recent elections of the Democrats in congress, many are speculating about what exactly is going to happen now that Republicans control both houses. Other than a few corporate give-aways, I doubt there will be much happening that will be of any benefit to ordinary Americans. After all, we are dealing with the same people for the most part, and their agenda has nothing to do with you.

Keystone

There is no doubt there will be a massive effort to approve the Keystone Pipeline from Canada. This pipeline has been thoroughly rejected by Canadians due to the chronic leaks, spills and massive loads of toxic waste produced from the tar sands operations. Not to worry Canada! More

Alberta Canada’s experience with Keystone operations

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Note:  Every effort is being made to force the passage of the Keystone pipeline.  This bill WILL NOT give the US any form of energy independence as all crude is slated to be shipped out of the country and into the global market.  Upon completion, it will provide only 35-42 permanent jobs.  This is a steep price to pay for land devastation, water contamination, spills, leaks and the dumping of toxic waste materials in Wisconsin and Minnesota.  This pipeline will also violate private property rights.

As all of this oil is slated for shipment out of the country, it would have been more cost efficient for Keystone to run a line west through Canadian states to its west coast.  But guess what!  Canadians aren’t having it!  Thats why Keystone is trying to invade the US and cause catastrophic damage here.

By the way:  Even with the horrendous history of just the last four months involving spills, leaks, water contamination etc., listed in the article below……Keystone will NOT be liable for any spills, cleanup or damage to land and water here in the US. 

And you can thank Republican’s for this fiasco!

There’s Been HOW Many Pipeline Spills in Alberta in The Last Four Months??

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Alberta, Canada is basically a petro state. Oil and gas production rule everything and it’s happening everywhere in the north of the province. Pipelines criss cross most of Alberta. As a result, leaks of wells, facilities and pipelines are a constant thing all over the province. More