Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Claimed Keystone Pipeline Had ‘No Downside’ And Now It’s Leaking 210,000 Gallons Of Oil

Trump issued a permit in March for Keystone XL's construction – something that former President Barack Obama and other environmental…

5 years ago

Keystone XL Dies but TransCanada and Republicans Continue Lying About Pipeline

TransCanada's Russ Girling accused Obama of "choosing misplaced symbolism over merit and science, and allowed rhetoric to win out over…

7 years ago

Environmental Activist Bill McKibben: “This Is A Day Of Celebration”

Climate activist Bill McKibben expressed jubilation after President Obama announced his decision to deny the Keystone XL pipeline.

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Unifies Democrats – Opposes Keystone XL On Climate Change Grounds

There must be ten or twenty immediate reasons a person can give for opposing a foreign corporation, TransCanada's crusade to…

7 years ago

The Koch Brothers Try To Fool The American People With An Evil PR Campaign

What is missing from the long list of Koch demands to abolish virtually the entire government is exactly how it…

8 years ago

John Boehner Says We Finally Have a Senate That is Actually Working

Boehner's reaction to Senate dysfunction is to claim a change of leadership in the Senate has given us a Senate…

8 years ago

The Absurd Call for Obama to Save Keystone XL by Regulating It

The idea that Republicans would ever go along with further regulating the oil industry is laughable, and funding? Forget about…

8 years ago

5 Big Whoppers from Speaker Boehner

Unwilling to do anything to help Americans, John Boehner concocts some more self-serving lies to blame Obama for his own…

8 years ago

Boehner Plucks OK Gov. Mary Fallin to Repeat his Keystone XL Lies in Weekly Address

In the final analysis this is government of, by, and for the people, not a group of oil-drenched Koch-whores in…

8 years ago

John Boehner Falsely Claims House Focused Squarely on Jobs and the Economy

John Boehner continues to pretend he cares about jobs while pushing his Keystone XL get rich quick scheme on the…

8 years ago

Boehner’s Latest Attempt to Hoodwink America Fails Like the Rest

Boehner twisted history to claim that "the American people can't afford a repeat of the same old top-down policies of…

8 years ago

Joe Scarborough Says Liberals Are Anti-Science Because They Oppose Keystone Pipeline

During the Tuesday broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough claimed "climate alarmists" are denying science by opposing the extension…

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Rips The “Crazy” Senate For Passing Keystone XL Bill

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) didn't hold anything back when he called the Senate's passage of a bill that authorized the…

8 years ago

Senate Republicans Unanimously Block Amendment To Keep Keystone Oil In The United States

GOP Senators killed amendments requiring Keystone oil be kept in the U.S., and mandating that the pipeline be built with…

8 years ago

Boehner’s SOTU Fact-Checking Blames Obama for Income Inequality

The sad fact of Republican fact-checking is that their fact-checking needs to be fact-checked, and this was never more true…

8 years ago

This Week’s Republican Address Promises to Create Jobs and Save the Economy!

Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) highlights the new Congress's work to "restore truly representative government that puts the people's priorities first"

8 years ago

John Boehner Votes to Create 35 Jobs! It’s a Jobgasm!

Keystone XL will create 35 permanent jobs, not even one person from every state in the Union. Maybe we should…

8 years ago

Right-Wing Newspapers; Their Version And The True Version

Most of what passes for newspapers these days are embarrassingly partisan rags and feature, above all else, totally irresponsible right-wing…

8 years ago

Contrary To GOP Promises, Keystone XL Pipeline Will Only Create 35 Permanent Jobs

Krystal Ball helpfully refuted such falsehoods, such as the pipeline will lead to lower gas prices or energy independence, the…

8 years ago

Senate Democrats Block Bill To Authorize The Construction Of The Keystone XL Pipeline

Senate Democrats have blocked a bill that would have authorized the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

8 years ago

Democratic Senator Completely Annihilates Fox News’ Keystone XL Pipeline Talking Points

During his appearance on Fox News Sunday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) shut down host Chris Wallace's attempt to get him…

8 years ago

Republicans Announce That They Are Back At Work By Calling Obama Arrogant

Much excitement was to be had at the opening of Representative Brad Wenstrup's (R-OH) weekly Republican address, as he opened…

8 years ago

GOP Heads Explode After President Obama Cuts Historic Climate Change Deal With China

On Tuesday evening, it was announced that the United States and China had come to an agreement to reduce carbon…

8 years ago

Republicans Are The Ultimate Takers Who Only Want To Give To The Wealthy That They Serve

Even if some Americans do grasp the concept of Republicans as the ultimate takers, they likely fail to comprehend that…

8 years ago

South Carolina Congressional Races. You’ll Recognize The Winners.

I recently assessed the governor's race and the statewide races, all squarely in the Republican column unless all that voter…

8 years ago

Right-Wing Media Will Blame Obama For Rising Gas Prices But Stay Silent When Prices Drop

During President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office, conservative pundits and Republican politicians have continuously blamed him anytime the price…

8 years ago

The State Department Covers for Keystone XL Pipeline as Carbon Prevails

At roughly 3:00 PM EST on the last day of January, the NY Times graced my email inbox with the…

9 years ago

John Boehner Threatens President Obama With Impeachment Over Use Of Executive Orders

On Tuesday morning, at a breakfast discussing the State of the Union address later in the evening, Speaker of the…

9 years ago

Mitch McConnell Threatens To Destroy The Economy Unless Obama Approves Keystone XL

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made an appearance on Fox News Sunday this Sunday. McConnell basically stated that the…

9 years ago

House Republicans Blatantly Lie To America By Claiming They’ve Passed Dozens of Jobs Bills

On Saturday morning, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) was chosen by the Republicans to make their weekly address. He claimed that…

9 years ago

Speaker Boehner Admits That He Won’t Lift a Finger to Help Unemployed Americans

On Tuesday, after the Senate passed a bill to extend unemployment insurance to the long-term unemployed, and President Obama held…

9 years ago

Steve King Says if You’re not a Capitalist You Don’t Love America

"They don't like the constitution, they don't love this country, they don't appreciate the greatness of America, they don't think…

9 years ago

Tea Party Steals our Money, Wants to Sell National Parks to Subsidize their Greed

The tea party wants to sell what doesn't belong to them, stealing our heritage to enrich themselves and the corporations…

9 years ago

The Vile Koch Scheme to Make $100 Billion Destroying The Environment With KeystoneXL

The dirty energy fascist Koch Brothers are planning to make tens of billions of dollars off the KeystoneXL pipeline before…

9 years ago

Republican Fascists Will Stop at Nothing Less Than Ending Our Representative Democracy

The threat of a government shutdown and credit default Republicans promise are not about spending, debt and deficit, or even…

9 years ago

The New Terrorists: How Ordinary American Activists are Receiving This Dangerous Label

The trend to label ordinary American activists as domestic terrorists is alarming, bringing to new reasons to revisit the PATRIOT…

10 years ago

The Abject Failure of Republican Economic Policy Is Driving Millions Into Poverty

As economic stewards, Republicans have shown themselves to be abject failures on every front whether it is driving millions of…

10 years ago

House Republicans Praise Exxon for Arkansas Oil Spill That Taxpayers are Cleaning Up

House Republicans praised Exxon and expect Americans to give them a "pat on the back" for saddling taxpayers with the…

10 years ago

Aerial Footage of AR Oil Spill Details What They Don’t Want You to Know About Keystone

This amazing aerial footage of the Arkansas oil spill should make Americans question why Republicans are touting Keystone as a…

10 years ago

Senate Oil Whores Think American Exceptionalism Will Protect Us From a Keystone XL Disaster

It is unfortunate, but Republicans and some Democrats are plodding ahead as if America's exceptionalism will protect it from catastrophes…

10 years ago

14 Senators Decide the Oil Industry, Not Obama, Should Make the Keystone XL Decision

A bipartisan group of Senators decided that the oil industry should makes decisions reserved for the Executive Branch and they…

10 years ago

Another Republican Lie Dies as America Becomes #1 in Oil Production and Gas Prices Soar

The increased oil production is not all good news for Americans though, because the glut of oil is keeping gas…

10 years ago

Republicans Refuse to Admit that Keystone XL will Bring Oil Through America, Not to It

The President and Democrats could protect the environment and Americans' health if they informed the people that Canadian tar sand…

10 years ago

Republicans Sell America’s Sovereignty and Give in to a Foreign Corporation’s Demands

Republicans have acquiesced to a foreign corporation's demand they be given the authority to raise gas prices, endanger the water…

10 years ago

What Would A Romney Presidency be Like? It’s Anyone’s Guess

Mitt Romney wants Americans to know what the first day of a Romney presidency would look like, based on his…

11 years ago

John Boehner Gives Hard Pressed Americans the Raspberry

House Speaker John Boehner spins his tired old talking points, a more than metaphorical raspberry to any real discussion of…

11 years ago

Republicans Hide The Fact That Keystone XL Will Raise The Price Of Gas For Americans

Republicans have been hiding a dirty little secret. The Keystone XL pipeline will actually raise gas prices for the American…

11 years ago

Corruption On The Hill: Keystone XL Is Why Power Must Return To The People

The more one discovers the amount of influence the oil industry exerts on members of Congress, the more important campaign…

11 years ago

The SEC Mulls An Investigation Calls Grow For John Boehner To Resign

As the SEC considers an investigation,a national petition is calling on John Boehner to resign or face expulsion from Congress…

11 years ago

Demand That John Boehner Be Expelled Or Resign For Keystone XL Scandal

By pushing a pipeline that only benefits the Canadian companies that he invested in, John Boehner's behavior is unethical and…

11 years ago

Did Obama’s Keystone XL Decision Prevent A Potential Environmental Disaster?

By denying the Keystone XL pipeline permit, President Obama may have prevented a repeat of the BP oil disaster that…

11 years ago

The U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Adds SOPA To Their List Of Lies

It is no surprise that the COC is pushing for passage of the bill, Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) because…

11 years ago