It’s Bush’s fault!

In typical fashion the Obama administration has again chosen to do something that costs jobs and hurts the economy of America, and then laid the blame on others for the impact of their decisions. The geniuses that brought us such successes as Solyndra and numerous other questionable renewable energy investments which benefit them and their friends, but not the consumers, whom they have been very clear they believe should have to pay far more for energy of the kind they approve of, have decided that the Canadian oil pipeline is not good. And they blame congressional republicans for codifying law that prevented Obama from killing the project by delaying the approval for so long that the Canadians would choose to go elsewhere.

In a decision sure to re-ignite a fierce energy debate, the Obama administration was announcing on Wednesday its rejection of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline because the 60-day deadline imposed by Republicans did not allow adequate time to review an alternate route through critical wetlands in the Midwest.

Deputy Secretary of State William Burns was to make the announcement on the project that would carry oil from Canada’s carbon-heavy tar sands to refineries on the Gulf Coast and would indicate that TransCanada, the company seeking to build the $7 billion, 1,700-mile pipeline, will be able to reapply with a new route avoiding an ecologically sensitive area of Nebraska, sources told National Journal.

Put more simply, the Obama administration is hitting Republicans back by saying no because of their forcing him to decide on the project in just 60 days. Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail promptly painted the decision as a rejection of thousands of American jobs purely for political reasons.

So instead of blaming the Canadians for not wanting to wait forever for the “environmental impact studies” – that is code for I am going to drag this out until you give up or the cost forces you to go elsewhere – that Team Obama wanted to use to kill the project, now they blame republicans for trying to prevent them from playing that card. Don’t be fooled. Team Obama never, ever, intended to let this project go through. Now the Canadians whom despite their embrace of socialism are not insane will sell this valuable resource to the Chinese, and we will not only get to pay more for our energy, but lose out on the benefit of getting a valuable resource from our neighbor to the North and further breaking any possible dependency on countries that are hostile to us.

Yeah, sure. Bush was worse than this moron and his circus, and it is his fault this went bad too. And Obama really meant to improve the economy from the start, but he got handed a shit sandwich. It’s not the policies and other decisions, like this one, that are hammering our economy hard. In the mean time we can all cheer up at the fact that our gas & heating oil prices will now go up as this valuable source of energy goes to power China and the Chinese economy. Evil market speculators will all profit from the rise in prices too. We should dump them all these watermelons without any technology in a tropical jungle, preferably one with the highest number of natural predators, and let them fend for themselves. That might give us a little bit of justice for the disservice this movement is doing people. Especially those poor people they pretend to so care about.

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  1. Seattle Outcast

    I think it’s becoming clear to everyone (except CM, of course) that Obama’s agenda is little more than buttfucking America as hard and as deep as possible while telling us that we’ll end up liking it in a few moments when he’s all done.

    Pretty much 100% of everything this anti-American POS “president” has done has been clearly motivated by a desire to either “put America in its proper place on the world stage” as seen by far-left liberals (and in particular, those that don’t actually share any cultural heritage with America by dint of being raised overseas in countries with dramatically different cultures and values), saving us from ourselves because we’re not “educated sufficiently to know what is in our own best interest” (clinging bitterly to guns and religion), or just giving the country a general “fuck you” because he can and that’s what he believes the country deserves.

    Obama will go down as the country’s first president that doesn’t actually hold any American values and is actively bent of destroying the nation (or, as he calls it, “fundamentally reshaping”).

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  2. Hal_10000

    Don’t know if you saw Obama came out with his first ad of 2012 (yes, shoot me now). He has the audacity to tout his energy record AND his ethics record.

    Really.

    What a bunch of yutzes.

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  3. AlexInCT *

    Actually Hal it is a calculated move. They count on true believers like CM and the LSM to vehemently defend these lies and pretend that this is true. And the sad thing is that the usual bunch of lazy uninformed people that eat whatever these pests spoon feed the masses will fall for it hook, line, and sinker. It’s why you still see the talking heads on CNN, PSMBC, and the other 3 letter DNC propaganda outlets pretend Obama and the democrats, after an indisputable 3 years of doing everything in their power to make it otherwise, pretend that these assholes care about jobs and are trying to create jobs, when what they have done is destroy millions of private sector jobs to keep their constituents in the public sector, at both the federal and state level in the gravy.

    Expect even more blatant and horribly obvious lies from team Obama. And expect the LSM to just parrot the talking points and the lies while spending all their resources researching what they can smear whomever the republican nominee or his VP will be, with. It’s how we got Obama in the first place. BTW, did that add also point out Obama believes we should all be paying more for energy like he admitted in the interview CM tells me he didn’t really mean he was going to do that in or did they conveniently skip over that? Maybe they will point out that they have done a shit load of talking and promising about nuclear power being ramped up to fill in the massive gaps they are creating by blocking coal, oil, and gas, but nothing that actually generates any energy? It could be that they will tout Solyndar and other such great successes. Or mention how GE is making a killing selling over priced windmills that generate so little power per dollar of investement that burning $100 dollar bills might be more economical.

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