March 02, 2015

Obama lied about why he vetoed Keystone pipeline, says -- liberal Washington Post

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Obama lied about why he vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline.

Don't take my word for it. I'm quoting the (very liberal) Washington Post.

That newspaper has given Obama's excuses "Four Pinocchios." That's the worst possible rating on that newspaper's highly respected fact-checking scale.

So what's really behind that veto, the one that will cost thousands of jobs, and leave America dependent on tyrannical OPEC conflict oil instead of Canadian ethical oil?

I've got the answer:


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commented 2015-03-03 19:51:11 -0500
Obama is a liar either way. They still need pipelines to get the Bauken oil to market, or trains, but most of that oil can not be refined on the gulf coast. Many of those refineries are built to refine heavy oil, the same kind that comes from Venezuela. The US doesn’t have enough of the refineries that can refine shale oil from the bauken, that’s why they are exporting it now. The train that burned up in Quebec last year was loaded with bauken shale oil. Oil sands oil that is suppose to go through the keystone XL line is meant to replace Venezuelan oil.
commented 2015-03-03 18:46:20 -0500
Good report Brian. I never thought I’d see the day that The Washinton Post would call Obama out on his lies. But they did, big time, which demonstrates how fed up even elemets of the MSM have become with his pathological lying to Americans.
commented 2015-03-03 13:14:53 -0500
Thank you for sharing this issue, Brian. Many months ago I commented that Obama would not approve the Keystone because he did not want Canadian oil competing with American oil. In the clip that you showed, he stated he would approve pipelines, just NOT any that bring in Canadian oil. I really think that it is time for the Canadian government to take a long hard look at NAFTA to see what the net benefits there are for Canadians in continuing with it. It is time to play hardball and slap tariffs on American goods coming into Canada. (after NAFTA is repealed, of course). Hit the Americans in the pocketbook, and then perhaps many more will “revolt” against their President’s playing politics with their livelihoods.
commented 2015-03-03 12:18:31 -0500
Anyone remember Obama bowing to the Saudi King?
Saudi Oil comes to the Gulf today . . . as does Venezuelan Oil . . . Keystone would replace much of this with Canadian Oil . . . this is all about Obama and doing for his greenie friends and contributors.
Buffet would also take a hit . . . his railroads are making billions today . . . and of course the US oil companies like Exon and Chevron are buying Canadian Oil at a discount today because we have no access to other customers.
We need to build all four pipelines . . . 2 to the West and the Eastern line . . . plus Keystone. This will lead to decades of prosperity for future Canadian generations.
commented 2015-03-03 08:32:11 -0500
Good, well documented commentary. At this point however are we surprised by anything of a corrosive and destructive nature that Obama does? His own congress and over 50% of the American people are holding their breath hoping their beloved country, embattled relentlessly by their own President, can withstand the last two years of this far Left radical’s acts of national sabotage.
commented 2015-03-03 00:40:40 -0500

I remember the time when I was proud of America having a black president. After years, I realize that even his color is the disguise of a subversive islamic militant.

I found a post by Adrian Vance, contributed by John Dusak. I really want to share it with as many people as possible:
“President Obama has done more than any President before him! Let us here list his many achievements:
· First President to be photographed smoking a Marijuana joint.
· First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner and spend $1 million in lawyer’s fees to keep his records sealed..
· First President to preside over a cut in the credit-rating of the United States. Net Effect: Not yet estimated, but thought to be in the tens of trillions of Dollars.
· First President to violate the War Powers Act. Not impeachable if black, NIIB
· First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. NIIB.
· First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party while getting it through Congress because, “It is not a tax,” but by the Supreme Court, “Because it is a tax.” NIIB
· First President to spend a trillion dollars on “shovel-ready” jobs when there is no such thing as a “shovel-ready” job.
· First President to abrogate the bankruptcy laws to turn over control of companies to his union supporters, take millions from GM bond holders and give them to union pension funds.
· First President to bypass Congress and implement the Dream Act by executive fiat. NIIB.
· First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including many with criminal conviction records.
· First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees. NIIB.
· First President to order a CEO of a major corporation, Chrysler, to resign. NIIB
· First President to terminate America ’s ability to put a man in space and assign NASA to “reach out to properly honor Muslim accomplishments in science.” Only one has ever won an individual Nobel prize in a hard science. All others were “peace” prizes by the Bank of Sweden or subordinate roles on a Nobel team.
· First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer and say America is no longer a Christian nation, then claim there were great Muslim contributions to the formation of America when there were none in fact.
· First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present while playing golf.
· First President to declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it. NIIB.
· First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly revealed the reasons for their rate increases.
· First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it would be allowed to locate a factory. NIIB
· First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN) for enforcing Federal laws. NIIB
· First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years before. NIIB
· First President to publicly try to bankrupt an American industry, the coal industry. NIIB.
· First President to fire an inspector general of AmeriCorps for catching one of his friends in a corruption violation. NIIB.
· First President to have a social security number from a state in which he has never lived. NIIB.
· First President to appoint 45 “czars” to replace elected officials in his Administration. NIIB.
· First President to surround himself with radical left-wing anarchists and unrepentant terrorist bombers.
· First President to golf more than 150 times in five years while in office.
· First President to hide his birth, medical, educational and travel records with no challenge from Constitutionally obligated media, save Fox News. NIIB.
· First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing nothing to earn it forcing the Nobel committee to explain they gave it to him “in anticipation,” a new high in Affirmative Action.
· First President to go on multiple “global apology” and simultaneous “insult our friends” tours.
· First President to go on more than 17 lavish vacations, plus several more for Mrs. Obama accompanied by as many as 500 “new friends” in addition to date nights and Wednesday evening lavish White House parties for his friends with all paid for by US taxpayers.
· First President to have many personal servants (taxpayer paid) for his wife.
· First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.
· First President to fly in a personal trainer from Chicago at least once a week at taxpayer expense.
· First President to quote the Quran and tell us the afternoon call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is “…the most beautiful sound I have ever heard.”
· First President to take sides with a foreign nation over one of the America’s states ( Mexico vs Arizona ) in a court of law. NIIB.
· First President to tell the military men and women they should pay for their own private insurance (because they “volunteered to go to war and knew the consequences.”)
· Then he was the First President to tell the members of the military they were unpatriotic for objecting to his insurance policy suggestion. NIIB

Any other President would have been impeached!

What in God’s name is wrong with our government that they allow this man ​carte blanche? ​It absolutely boggles the mind!
This is a partial compilation of the Obama Presidency, Not Impeachable If Black, NIIB."
Contributed by John Dusek, Edited by Adrian Vance
Posted 8th January by Adrian Vance"

And as a last remark, the answer to Adrian’s last question is: In America everything is for sale, even the Presidency, government included.
I am looking forward to see if there are still enough honest politicians that could bring back the common sens in american politics. First round tomorrow.
commented 2015-03-03 00:09:29 -0500
Never mind Obama, where is our PM. Obama has slaped us in the face, now he has kicked our ass and our Prime Minister has said nothing.
commented 2015-03-02 23:07:27 -0500
Brian, Brian, Brian… You can’t let facts get in the way of a good policy. Especially a policy that brings in millions in campaign contributions and invitations to the best a-list parties. I’m shocked the Washington Post has come clean on a few facts. Any chance CNN, CBC, Toronto Star, CTV etc etc will feel the need to stop spinning OPEC bs and finally admit that Canadian Oil makes up a tiny fraction of Canada’s tiny fraction of world wide green house gas emissions?
commented 2015-03-02 20:11:56 -0500
Brian Lilley asks at one point, “So why has the Obama administration been so willing to stay on board with Venezuelan oil over Canadian oil? That part is a mystery.” However a little later, Brian reveals that it is not so much of a “mystery” when he tells us that the “problem” is Obama’s fundraisers and enablers, then introducing us to Tom Steyer who he describes as a “champagne socialist of the highest order”. Let me see, according to Wikipedia, there are two major blocs of political parties in Venezuela with the incumbent leftist bloc being the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), its major allies Fatherland for All (PPT) and the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV).
Brian concludes “it is not about common sense. It’s about taking a stand for the liberal establishment”. Brian, you are far too kind in using the “liberal” euphemism; can you say “socialist”?
Ashley, you point out that Obama has “an agenda”. Indeed. To get a better understanding of current the state of America as well as our culture today, consider watching this thought-provoking documentary, “Agenda – Grinding America Down” (, that puts the pieces of the puzzle together, available for viewing on YouTube (with Italian subtitles:
commented 2015-03-02 19:49:52 -0500
Canada just needs the right people to play hardball with the U.S. and not blink.
commented 2015-03-02 19:48:09 -0500
Time for that phoney Obummer to get the hell out.
commented 2015-03-02 19:23:04 -0500
Good points, JH.

Obama increasingly presents as petulant. He wants to spite that extra long nose for his lying shame face.

The spiteful game he plays is dangerous. Allowing XL would strenthen North America but as usual, Obama seems hell bent on destroying the west.
commented 2015-03-02 19:14:26 -0500
This president has an agenda. It’s not what’s best for Americans its what’s best for him and his followers. He is trying to change America and its not for the good. The liberal elites are the ones who are benefitting. Never in all my years have I seen a president allienate so many Americans. Even the liberal press is starting to turn on him. When that happens you know you are at the bottom of the barrel. I mean could you imagine the CBC turning on Trudeau or Mulcaer.
commented 2015-03-02 18:09:06 -0500
Lets not forget also that both Russia ans Saudi Arabia have a vested interest in stopping Canadian oil from crossing the Us Canadian border or having our gas shipped to Europe. At some point the smart money may bet on Obama getting rich on the backs of others. After all, Warren Buffet makes a grotesque fortune shipping oil via rail…his trains I might add. How much does Buffet give to the Democrats?