ROMNEY VS THE OBAMA on the Keystone Pipeline
ROMNEY … oil tycoon Harold Hamm, chairman of Romney’s Energy Policy Advisory Council and host of a recent quiet soirée netting $50,000 apiece from approximately 200 Romney supporters backing the Keystone pipeline said it would create jobs.
Just a note, did you know that if the northern section of the Keystone pipeline were complete, it would connect to Hamm’s oil field, giving him a 1,700-mile conduit to the Gulf of Mexico?
When asked about the fundraiser’s attendees who paid to hear Romney speak, Hamm wouldn’t mention names but told The Oklahoman he “knows a lot of oil folks” and “invited everybody” he knows. Hamm and his publicists did not return calls to The National Memo.
OBAMA … "Today I'm directing my administration to cut through the red tape, break through the bureaucratic hurdles, and make this project a priority," Obama said.
Just a note, the southern portion of the pipeline would drain a glut of crude in Cushing, the storage hub for U.S. crude oil traded on the futures market, while easing deliveries to refineries along the Gulf Coast.
"President Obama has taken a dangerous wrong turn on energy," said Larry Schweiger, president of the National Wildlife Federation. "Rushing pipelines and drill rigs for rich oil executives will only delay the investments we need in renewable energy and create long-lasting damage to our waters and lands."
NOW LET US LOOK AT RON PAUL … as he “shares the message of constitutionally limited government"
“I know many of are you against the "environmentalists" who oppose this pipeline... but I am coming at it from a different perspective. I am an environmentalist, but only through strict property rights & privatization.
I think this sort of project, which WILL receive federal funding and will be similar to the Hoover Dam during the New Deal, will create thousands of temporary jobs in the U.S. However, it WILL NOT make us less dependent on foreign oil or more energy secure.
The main issue I have with it is not environmental per se (it is a factor), but the fact that THOUSANDS of homes and peoples’ land will be seized by the government using eminent domain. I am not quite sure how believers in liberty could support such a federal project that will crush the privacy and individual freedom of Americans by stealing their land or paying them to insert a giant pipeline of oil through their property with their own tax dollars! It’s no different than FDR with roads, dams, and other infrastructure investments.
I think that if oil were not subsidized, we would have a much more expansive market for clean energy, which is where the market needs to go. More choices make everything better and it is not different in terms of energy.
A strong example is food, the government subsidizes corn, which in turn makes cheap, shitty meat & cheap processed foods that comprise over 80% of most grocery stores. THIS, as you guys are aware I’m sure, drives up the price of REAL food. Just like the subsidization of oil, natural gas, & coal drive up the price of cleaner alternatives.”
Let’s face it folks … What we think we will do and what we do when it’s time to stand for our Nation do not always measure up in the eyes of others and never will ... but I am hoping that the majority in this country will not act upon the government’s continued desire to steal from Peter to pay Paul whether it be to balance the budget, increase entitlements, or create temporary jobs by taking someone’s property (your business, home, land, or paycheck) and telling you it’s for the greater good.
What is the will of the people?
I believe come November we can make a difference so that those who have made themselves slaves to the master for money, sloth and greed do not become the masters and the masters of those they put into slavery for money, sloth, and greed fail.
Those who follow and support the Obama as their “great hope” really are no different than those who follow and support Romney believing he is the “true great hope”, Both Romney and the Obama in their own way tell us the way out of this mess is to steal from one to give to another … so the reality is you support and vote for either and you will reap what you sow in what direction this country takes over the next 4 years.
So to those who try to slander my name or take my comments out of context I repeat ... I will NOT vote for either. I love this country too much to allow the Neocon's slander or the Obamanut(s) hiding as a conservative (2-headed snake) so they can hide in private groups or block to spread their venom. No doubt in their efforts at Re-direction to get the Obama re-elected. Afterall, as most of us know, Romney can't beat Obama!
DEM/GOP One-Party System = Socialism. Socialism = slavery. US Constitution = Freedom.
IF THE CONSTITUTION IS NOT IMPORTANT TO YOU … YOU WILL REAP WHAT YOU SOW.
VOTE SMART … VOTE PROUD … VOTE THE CONSTITUTION
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