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USA Today: Just build the darn Keystone XL pipeline already

In a recent editorial, USA Today newspaper is expressing the frustration of a nation as it pays ever higher gasoline prices, in the face of a government that won’t get off the starting line to create jobs and lessen our dependence on foreign oil. From USA Today: More than four years of exhaustive study is …

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Keystone to Provide Market Link for Bakken Oil

The politics of Keystone get local in the latest article from the Washington Post. Most critics of the pipeline like to overlook the fact that if KXL was built, it would transport 60,000 barrels a day of oil from the North Dakota Bakken Field. This is becoming more evident in political races and may prove …

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Senator Hoeven Seeks Keystone Approval

From Business Week: “A report last week that U.S. employers added in May the fewest workers in a year underscores the need for the $5.3 billion pipeline, which would carry heavy crude from Alberta to Nebraska, according to Senator John Hoeven, a Republican from North Dakota. Hoeven is lobbying to include a measure in a …

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Congressman Steve King on Keystone XL Pipeline

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Senator Johnson Sides With Obama In Opposition of Kestone XL

It is not really a surprise that Sen. Johnson would follow the President’s lead on this issue. It does however, call into question who Johnson represents. Most Americans including most South Dakotans want the Keystone XL Pipeline built as soon as possible for numerous reasons, yet Johnson and the Democrats continue to postpone the decision …

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Noem: South Dakota Plays A Role In Easing Prices At The Pump

In a recent article addressing rising gas prices, Rep. Noem  noted that  the President and his bad federal policies have added to the pain at the pump. At the same time however, Noem makes a good point that not only is ethanol good for South Dakota, South Dakota’s ethanol is good for the country.From Rep. …

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The Keystone Oil Pipeline Fallout

As President Obama continues to play politics with the Keystone XL Pipeline,  Canada’s Prime Minister has had to consider where else to ship the oil.  Unfortunately for us, the obvious answer for Canada is to ship more oil to China. What Obama and the Democrats do not seem to understand is that America needs Canadian …

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Obama Still Playing Politics With Keystone XL

The President has been taking  a lot of heat lately over his lack of a real energy policy. However, instead of Obama changing his policies he changes his media message.  If there is one thing this President is good at, its putting on a show for the media.  Recently the President announced some steps he …

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Senate Blocks Bid To Speed Keystone Approval

  Once again the Democrat led Senate has said no to energy independence and job creation. The good news is that it is an election year and people are paying attention, which may be why 11 Democrats broke rank despite the lobbying efforts of the President.From Fox News  Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said after …

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Obama Policies Threaten America’s Energy Boom

The President has been out on the campaign trail trying to take credit for the recent boom in domestic energy. In reality, it was the innovation and investment of the private sector that have created the boom.From Sen. John Thune via Politico The energy policies this president has adopted are jeopardizing the progress we have …

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