The Secretary of State has recommended that the application [for the pipeline] be denied…I agree…This announcement is not a judgment on the merits of the pipeline, but [on] the arbitrary nature of a deadline.Obama even hinted at his future support of the pipeline: “[there may be] development of an oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf of Mexico.” These deceptive words used by the President made me think: Is the president heavily influenced by Big Oil or is the statement he made in the 2008 campaign, “I don’t take money from oil companies” true?
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
previously rejected it. Hedges said that he did expect Obama to voice his approval for the project because of what was said when the pipeline was rejected. Sure enough, those activists that cheered at the rejection of the pipeline missed these telling words:
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