Breaking: Obama Said He Supported Higher Gas Prices – Now He KILLS KEYSTONE

Barack Obama: Killing Jobs – Playing Golf
With gas prices at record highs – The Obama State Department today announced that they WILL NOT approve the Keystone Pipeline from Canada.

The Keystone Pipeline project was expected to create tens of thousands of high paying jobs in the oil industry. The project itself would create 20,000 construction jobs.

But it was just a big pipe dream.

(Bob McCarty)

Barack Obama refused to approve the project in 2011 despite the fact that gas prices hit a record high last year under his failed leadership.

The New York Post reported:

The US State Department is expected to announce that it will not approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, FOX News Channel reported, citing an industry source.

Sources told Politico the announcement will be made Wednesday afternoon by the State Department, which has the final say in the pipeline’s approval because it crosses international borders.

The pipeline, which would run from Canada to Texas, was a major sticking point in the debate in Congress last month over the extension of the payroll tax holiday. The ultimate agreement on the extension included a provision forcing the Obama administration to make a quicker decision on whether to approve the pipeline.

The administration had until Feb. 21 to make its decision.

This decision comes one day after the Saudi regime announced they would keep oil prices above $100 per barrel.

But, remember… This was all part of Obama’s plan.
He told us that he supported high gas prices if they are gradually hiked.

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  • valerie

    There are people in this country who think that the pipeline itself, and the processing of the oil products, will necessarily cause insurmountable amounts of pollution. It would be very useful to know how much pollution is caused by properly operated pipelines.

    Meanwhile, for the real reason this project isn’t being approved, follow the money.

  • RL

    Lack of fundamental brainpower and/or forethought is necessarily skyrocketing.

    Excess of imbecilic evil is also necessarily skyrocketing.

  • Finncrisp

    The “Unknown Marxist” is at it again. Killing jobs and playing golf. The man is beyond embarassing. Had enough of this crap yet?

  • Militant Conservative


    Destroying the economy is his goal all along.

  • nano

    Gulf Oil stopping of permitting that is still now only proceeding at a snails pace,mountain top mining,fracing junk science and now this.

    A clear pattern of actions.

  • Sam Stone

    Obama does not want people put back to work, it will ruin his plan to destroy America and its economy!

  • Sam Stone

    Seeing as how at present, there are over 40,000 miles of pipeline crisscrossing the country, how unsafe could it possible be? Unless of course some leftist environazi shoots a hole in it?

  • it very important to keep us dependent on middle eastern oil.

  • Maria

    The Democratic Party constantly talks about being energy independent, that we need to stop being independent of foreign oil. We have our neighbors on the North that would be providing a service to us that will bring down gas prices and bring jobs to America that our dear dumbo in chief has refused. Maybe next year it might be to late but I hope the Canadians leave the door open for the US to change its mind. It will happen with this President but if next year we have a new President, I hope we will be able to negotiate the pipeline.

  • Yrral Dleifsarb

    What makes me ill, here in Libtardistan, is that many of the mind-washed are so proud of having voted for Zero. They are immune to the reality of his effort to reduce this country.

  • FoodStamp-president doesn’t want jobs for americans…………doesn’t want energy …………….he wants us to keep buying oil from Islamic countries……………and money-man Soros Brazilian oil company run by unions and string master himself Leo Gerald …………….just sayin here

  • workingclass artist

    Rick Perry: Americans should be ‘unhinged’ by decision to reject Keystone pipe path

    Republican presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry said it’s no surprise, but it doesn’t make the decision any better.

    “It doesn’t surprise me but it’s again — the president’s focused more on the next election than on the next generation.

    “Getting this country independent of foreign sources of crude from countries that are not our friends is really problematic. So this Canadian oil, there’s a possibility we could lose it to China with that decision so I hope Americans will really become unhinged with that decision because it is a really bad decision for our country, for energy independence and sends a horrible message at a time that were headed to $4 and $5 oil or excuse me $4 or $5 gasoline, to have a neighbor who’s willing to sell us crude that is available.”

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  • Regardless, Canada WILL sell the oil. If not to us, to who? Who else – China. Obama will run this year on how the economy is finally turning around, all the while team Obama is doing everything possible to continue to derail and destroy America. Should we all be learning how to speak Chinese? I think yes.

  • Major Kong

    Hope all you union rank and file members remember this in November. Then again, you’ll vote as your told.

  • FurryGuy

    Amazing that Barry is now willing to cheese off some unions. What part of his base hasn’t he thrown under the bus in recent months? Is he left with just the OWS anarchists, ACORN, and SEIU?

  • Van Halen

    The Obamas really hate us all.

  • Multitude

    Quit blaming Obama. Blame your stupid neighbors who voted for this Leninist thug against all the warnings. Shun and shame them. Mock them. 52% of the American people who voted are to blame for the pain you suffer when you fill up at the pump, when you see your paycheck diminishing to taxes and inflation.

    Don’t try running off and blaming Bush; we blame Obama voters.

  • Vero

    Democrats hates children as they want them to freeze. I thought they did all things “for the children”

    Guess not

  • FurryGuy

    If crude is going be at $100 a barrel, I’d rather give that money to a friendly neighbor that hasn’t yet made it official government policy to subvert and destroy us. I have yet to see the Canadian Parliament use oil money to fund religious institutions that preach America is to be forcibly converted as the Wahabist Saudis do.

  • Retro

    obama is a LIAR. Remember that Muslims believe it is alright
    to lie in order to further their agenda and Islam. He is no more
    a Christian than Lucifer. In fact obama has a prearranged date
    with the devil. Don’t believe a word out of his lying mouth.He is only
    saying these things because he wants to be reelected. Just
    remember all the lies he told during the 2008 campaign.

  • Beachluver

    The ARROGANT bastard was just told yesterday by HIS hand-picked JOBS COUNCIL…..we need more ACCESS to all types of fuel and energy…OIL for one…soooooo the POS is NIXING the XL pipeline!!!!!! COME ON AMERICA…….WAKE-UP!!!! He is destroying our country…..which was his plan all-along!!!!! ImPEACH THE EXPERIMENT!!!!!!he’s NOT working!!!!!

  • FurryGuy

    #17 January 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm
    Multitude commented:

    I blame the whole mess thanks to the Neo-Marxists, in Congress and the WH, along with the willful stupidity of voters. There is more than enough blame to spread around to quite a lot of people including the fecklessness of the GOP Party Elites. This mess has been literally decades in the making, culminating in this perfect storm of subversion of the Republic.

  • 8675309

    Warren Buffet owns the BNSF Railrod; the only one that covers the route from Canada to the gulf refineries. He is a huge donor to Obama. He formerly owned a non-controlling percentage. December 11, 2009, it was reported that he bought all of it. The man leading the charge to stop it in Nebraska was with Buffet when he started his company, Berkshire Hathaway. I told you it wouldn’t be built. Follow the money!

  • Dawgonitt

    Come on People, If you wew a Kenyan Marxist Muslim with a personal JAHAD against this country, you would do the same thing. Then you would probably go golf.

  • Joanne

    Obama is the greatest anti-American President ever. His destruction of the U.S. is right on track; he is achieving everything he has set out to do, and no one is stopping him. To all those people who refused to even think about challenging him on his Constitutional eligibility in the first place – GTH.

  • lizzy84

    Good grief… an opportunity to create real jobs and security for the U.S and oBama throws it all away because it’s an election year. This is shameful.
    Canada will be shipping that oil to China.

    {What would a President Gingrich do, I wonder.}

  • Mickey

    Could be why GE is moving this plant to China. 🙁

    General Electric is planning to move its 115-year-old X-ray division
    from Waukesha, Wis., to Beijing. In addition to moving headquarters, the company will invest $2 billion in China and train more than 65 engineers and create six research centers.

  • Nelle

    I hope we’re not all just going to write to each other about this. I’m calling and/or e-mailing my pretend-moderate Senator Claire McCaskill, who wants to be re-elected this year, and my other reps too. Just so they feel the outrage.

  • thescribbler

    Must be that the environmentalist sect were more willing to cough up $$$ for Obama’s Billion Dollar campaign fund than the unions. Follow the money…..

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  • Mickey

    #28 Nelle,

    I wish I thought it would do some good.

  • Patty

    Obama’s message to Canada was, “Be good little children and wait until our election is over!” His advisers certainly misread the Canadian mindset. Harper is not going to stand around and wait for a leftist U.S. politician to determine Canadian economic development. Canada has a valuable product to sell and a hungry Chinese economy willing to purchase it. He has a pipeline project that is viable financially and safe environmentally ready to go to the coast.

    There is talk about a new route to the USA to the west of the Nebraska aquifer, but at best this is to keep labor at bay, given the huge job loss from shelving the project. By the time that project would be approved, Canada could build the Kitimat route and, if supertanker dock space is available, double the line to 900,000 barrels per day.

    Personally, I would love to see Harper build a series of refineries and coal-fired power plants along the American border from Alberta to Ontario and ship the finished products of electricity and refined petroleum products to the USA. That might just prove to be a great “Envirowacko-Free” outlet for the North Dakota oil and gas, as well as additional Canadian production, circumventing the EPA and other radical hindrances to American energy development by reversing the energy flow.

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  • Patty

    With a major voter support group opposing the construction of Keystone from the Canadian border to refineries on the Gulf Coast, Obama again voted “present” on the issue, delaying any decision on permitting its construction until after the next election. The foremost vocal opponents were the environmentalists, who continue to proclaim that this pipeline poses a threat to an aquifer in Nebraska, that the tar sands oil is “dirty,” and that any hydrocarbon-based energy production contributes to global warming and/or climate change.

    Currently, the Keystone Phase 1 pipeline is completed and able to deliver crude from the tar sands to Patoka, IL and refineries at Wood River, IL. A side branch delivers crude to Cushing, OK for distribution to refineries in Kansas and Oklahoma via Keystone Phase 3. The line is capable of supplying 435,000 barrels daily. An interactive map can be found here. Note that if all four phases are completed, the USA would receive 1.3 million barrels per day from a stable neighbor.

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  • Patty

    Voter base, Obama is not going to offend them until after his re-election, so he believes.

  • squeaky

    that should shoot the expletive deletive out of that tax cut for the middle class that the exalted one was crowing about.

  • T. Thompson

    Canada, Oh Canada; I am one lowly voice here begging you to please run your oil pipeline to China, Please. We the people need to STOP now of pandering to this administration that demands changes from everyone to appease them!! Do not spend any more of your money to change the route-the way it is now His Union gang wants the jobs to keep them happy and support Obama-the Environmentalists want it changed or they will not support Obama-He is demanding you change your route so he can have it both ways which is his way. For my and my Country’s sake, please do not pander to his wishes-sell to China then be prepared to be hit from everyone in his administration on how bad Canada treats the US-you will also be called Racist for not agreeing with him!

  • Patty

    More money for roads and bridges, unless someone dips into the honey pot.

  • Mary

    I have some relatives (Democrats, union member, etc, etc…) who have moved around the country over the years trying to chase jobs. Both are now retired. She has said “we always worked better under a democrat president”; i.e. more union jobs available. He, many years ago, helped lay the Alaskan Pipeline; she has the nerve to castigate “Big Oil”.
    We haven’t spoken in some time…imagine that…so I have no clue what they think of their Boy Wonder, now.
    Oh, Democrats thy name is Hypocracy!

  • Patty

    yes, workers making 8 dollars an hour will be hoofing it or riding public transportation.

    Car industry couldn’t possibly do to well if you can’t afford the gas prices. We are at the beg in call of the middle east.

    Seems what Palin has been saying all along about this president is correct.

  • Patty


    Sorry, but I get so livid when I hear a democrat that has this attitude. Democrats tax and spend party. This president is oblivious. Elitist. Discriminating and that is the real Obama.

    There is no time left for America, we need new ideas and we need a president that believes and knows the people. Obama has no clue. Moving around in order to support themselves seems so desperate. And Why? Obama that why.

  • LaInfidel

    Not surprising from the muslim in chief. Hussein wants America to become even more dependent on oil from his marxist and muslim pals. This is just part of his agenda to end America as we have known it.

  • Mary

    #14 Major King, not only are they told who to vote for, they are told “we know if you vote and we know who you vote for”…..1st class intimidation.
    Saw it at the polls here in fly-over country in 2008. Even our Election Authority Director had to have law enforcement protection. BHO’s people were watching the polls and the voters. We tried to report it to our local GOP but were brushed off.
    What’s the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. That’s the new motto of the GOP. BTW, I am a Republican, for now.

  • Saw Perry and Santorium on the news earlier today, both of them pissing and moaning that Mitt Romney was not vetted enough.
    WHAT ?…
    If both of you stupid SOBs and your gutless merry band of cowards in your party would have vetted the stupid [email protected] in the WH in the first place we would not have been in this [email protected] mess were in right now.
    Romney is on our side you morons, But I,m sure you and every lackey in the GOP will find a way to do something stupid and get Stymie elected again.
    “SIGH”… Ijust wish the GOP would grow a set.

  • TomH

    This will come up when gas hits $5 a gallon.

  • #23 bing……………..

  • Meme

    Here you go.

    Five Fallacies of the Keystone Oil Pipeline

  • squeaky

    could be wrong, but i seem to remember back in 2009/2010 the talk that the saudis could sink any re-election plans obama had by keeping the price high.


    again we can see just how much ozero hussein hates this country…not allowing AMERICAN WORKERS JOBS….the GOP better be jumping all over this $HIT and come out swinging against this ant-christ mooslum POS

  • Leo Gerald is pulling all the strings here…………..if you don’t know who he is…………. read here……………….. he is connected to Obama and labor unions and globization,radical environmentialism…………he is the man in the shallows………… pulling all the strings …………………just sayin

  • Highlander

    Has anyone else had ENOUGH of this traitor? I am going to be watching my friends closely over the next few months, and anyone that I determine to be an Obama supporter is going to be crossed off my “friends” list, and put on my S**T list.

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  • Tired

    #23…Looks like we have another winner.

    With less than a year from the election the candidates should keep reminding the public of this administration’s failed economic policies. Stress how we “had” the opportunity to create jobs and lower the price of oil/gas during these hard times, but failed to act on it. Add in the increased costs for basic goods due to the high gas prices and how Ma and Pa Smith are dipping into their savings to just make ends meet or how they have to make a choice between their medication or food.

    If President Obama were worried about the environmentalists I bet he could of put the spin on that he did this for the economy during troubled times WHILE still perusing alternative energy. How he tasked the EPA or some other agency to oversee the project in order to prevent any ecological disaster.

    The Republican candidates should seriously be thanking President Obama for this gift.

    They can now use this as “class warfare.” See how the President has helped his buddies, er I mean big business, while at the same time sticking it to the little guy and small business.

  • Rose

    It’s to go along with all the Electric Power plants he promised to close.

    Approximately half of the plants in America.

    Barack Obama: “Under my plan of a cap and trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.” (January 2008)

    “Let me sort of describe my overall policy. What I’ve said is that we would put a cap and trade system in place that is more — that is as aggressive, if not more aggressive than anybody else’s out there. I was the first call for 100% auction on the cap and trade system, which means that every unit of carbon or greenhouse gases that was emitted would be charged to the polluter. That will create a market in which whatever technologies are out there that are being presented, whatever power plants that are being built that they would have to meet the rigors of that market and the ratcheted down caps that are placed, imposed every year. So if somebody wants to build a coal powered plant, they can. It’s just that it will bankrupt them because they are going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that is being emitted. That will also generate billions of dollars that we can invest in solar, wind, biodiessal and other alternative energy approaches. The only thing that I’ve said with respect to coal – I haven’t been some coal booster – What I have said is that for us to take coal off the table as a ideological matter as opposed to say if technology allows us to use coal in a clean way, we should pursue it.
    You know, that I think is the right approach the same with respect to nuclear, Right now we don’t know how to store nuclear waste wisely and we don’t know how to deal with some of the safety issues that remain. And so it’s wildly expensive to pursue nuclear energy.
    But I tell you what if we could figure out how to store it safely then I think most of us would say that might be a pretty good deal. Then the point is if we set rigorous standards for allowable emissions, then we can allow the market to determine and technology and entrepreneurs to pursue what’s the best approach to take as opposed to us saying at the outset here are the winners that we’re picking…… and maybe we pick wrong and maybe we pick right. That requires mobilizing a citizenry that requires them understanding what is at stake. And Climate change is a great example, when I was asked earlier about the issue of coal…
    Under my plan of a cap and trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.
    Regardless of what I say about whether coal is good or bad, because I’m capping greenhouse gases, coal power plants, you know, natural gas, you name it, whatever the plants were, whatever the industry was, they would have to retrofit their operations. That will cost money. They will pass that money on to consumers. You can already see what the arguments are going to be during the general election. People will say, Obama and Al Gore, these folks, they are going to destroy the economy; this is going to cost us $8 trillion or whatever their number is. If you can’t persuade the American people that, yes, there’s going to be some increase in electricity rates on the front end – But that over the long term because of the combinations of more efficient energy usage and changing light bulbs and more efficient appliances — but also technology improving how we can produce clean energy that the economy will benefit. If we can’t make that argument persuasively enough, you can be Lyndon Johnson. You are not going to get that done.”

  • Rose

    But Odrama Queen’s ultimate goal is the total crashing of the American Economy. The Saudis are keeping the price of oil high, and Odrama Queen is doing everything he can to destroy the American Economy, by hook and crook and what would be Treason if he were an American Citizen, but is still the work of an insurgent foreign agent, which carries the same penalty before the Law.

    Bottom line – Odrama Queen should be arrested and tried, along with a goodly number of other politicians and bureaucrats of BOTH PARTIES without whose cooperation, he could never have accomplished as much damage as he has committed.

    “But when a long train of abuses and usurpations pursuing invariably the same object, evidence a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government…” – Declaration of Independence

    How much more hacking away at the hull of this Ship of State can go on while People of Conscience tell themselves it is their DUTY to be complacent and TOLERATE that on-going damage in the “NAME” of being a DUTIFUL LAW-ABIDING CITIZEN!

    Seeing the SMALL GASH it took to sink the Titanic or Lucitania.

    We’ve obviously gone beyond the reality of it being SUICIDAL at this point, here, TODAY, January 18, 2012.

  • Rose

    #50 January 18, 2012 at 2:05 pm


    You should be taking note of the ENABLERS of the whole DIM and RINO constituency by now.

    Particularly of those who have a blazoned record and still DARE call themselves “Conservatives” – but are not. And those who lick it up, because they love APPEARANCES better than SUBSTANCE. So they can be comforted and not put ill-at-ease and not have to make hard decisions.

    To them, it’s better to eat the thorns than to tell a thorn tree he ain’t REALLY a fruit tree.

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  • Questionman

    Behold the power of Racism. 55 disgusting racist bigots that are living proof of that!
    Barack Obama is NEITHER incompetent nor evil! Was that a trick question being foisted upon us

    Quit talking so much smack about Obama, seriously you racist biggots.

    Obama did the right thing for the environment.

    Whether all you idiots like it or not, Obama WILL get re-elected come November 2012.

    He’s by far one of the best presidents America has had in years!

    And for you ignorant teabaggers claiming he’s illegal, how pathetic can you be when he released his birth certificate years ago, and it’s a requirement by the U.S. Constitution to be a US BORN CITIZEN to become President of the United States. Maybe you all should try reading that important document that shaped our country.

    Complain to the Republicans in Congress who made their “Pledge to America” back in 2010 to create jobs and they haven’t done squad.

    Pathetic on behalf of Republicans working for corporations and the 1%

    I’m conviced that anyone who calls Obama an Anti-American is just a racist. And all 55 comments prove that point!

  • Questionman

    Then the punchline at the end of the ad is: why doesn’t Obama think we’re a country that can handle a project this big? When did Obama EVER say that the US is too weak to handle large projects? Obama has said the opposite actually. Obama has constantly talked about how the US went to the moon and the greatness of America. Since there’s zero basis for saying that Obama believes the US is too weak to build a pipeline, then there has to be another reason that the Obama anti-American theme keeps getting used by Republicans. To them, being black means not really being American, and thus being black means that you can be more readily labelled anti-American. This kind of talk has been used before by racist Republicans like former Virginia Senator George Allen who during his “macaca moment” told a brown-skinned American welcome him to the REAL Virginia (aka white Virginia). It’s been used by conservative Byron York, who didn’t count blacks as real parts of the electorate, they are just distortions of white polling data. So yeah, the Republican Party is racist.

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  • Little Orenthal

    We need to march on Washington and DEMAND a reason why this was done. We are being smothered by high gas prices (still near $4/gallon where I am in SoCal). This pipeline wasn’t just about the construction jobs.. Its was about lowering the price of GAS! High energy prices is why our economy stinks on ice.

    Everyones quality of life has gone way down since king Obama came to be the dictator. BTW, I thought we lived in a Republic.. so how is it this detestable scumbag Obama just waves his hand and forbids this project? When did we become some African dictatorship?

    I am now convinced this man is evil beyond words. He must be defeated or all is lost. I think Republicans should pull out the playbook and look deep. I want this sociopath arrested for intentionally ruining the lives of countless people. Including our children, who will grow up in a world where they are spending 20% of their income on gas or more. Obama is so happy to be ruining our great nation. He bought into the ‘USA is evil’ stuff growing up, and is in the best position to carry out his sick, sick plans.

  • CitizenKH

    Who does this benefit? It benefits Hugo Chavez and Venezuela’s heavy crude, which Canadian Syncrude would replace.

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  • Fss180

    Obama is a plant and was allowed in by the powers that be. He is part of a grand scheme to destroy America. >>>>> To destroy America and doing it at best. No other President has not had a verifiable Birth Certificate. Check out the Illuminati and Freemasons. Every president we have had has been one(Freemason) except for three Lincoln, Kennedy, and Nixon. Of those 3 two were assassinated and one disposed from office. It is an evil plan by placing those in office sold out to evil that under minds the the very core of our constitution. The Bilderberg secret meetings where this select powerful men and women meet to discuss what they shall do to control and destroy the world. You can laugh and make fun but it is happening. Makes me sick to think that our America is being destroyed by these super elite. We have no real true freedom but yet we do have freedom to choose to not be of this world to be with Jesus in whom there is true freedom. Wake up America!!! Check out out who is on that list who attends the Bilderberg meetings. There is no oil shortage no reason for gas prices to soar : Oh yes there is because they say so!!!!! God always has Knowledge before all and he has his people informed and you can laugh if you want but Texx Marrs knows a lot. I even know some one who said back in the 70’s when they claimed there was an oil shortage that there was none. Just huge barrels of oil being thrown upon secluded places on river banks and covered with camouflage material. To make us think there was a shortage and reason for high gas prices as they are now. Do this 2 Chronicles 7:14. And things will change.

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