Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Obama Tells Another Whopper: "Republicans Forced Me To Reject Keystone PipeLine"

I absolutely cannot believe the gall of this president.

The SorosBots over at Think Progress are broadcasting President Obama's statement on his killing the Keystone Pipeline deal because of the Evil Republicans:

" As the State Department made clear last month, the rushed and arbitrary deadline insisted on by Congressional Republicans prevented a full assessment of the pipeline’s impact, especially the health and safety of the American people, as well as our environment. As a result, the Secretary of State has recommended that the application be denied. And after reviewing the State Department’s report, I agree."

The president is flat out lying. As I revealed previously,it wasn't his decision at all and it wasn't the Republicans, who were just trying to get a decision out of him and get things rolling. The real story is that the Canadians finally got fed up with President Obama's delaying tactics and talk of putting off making a decision until 2013 and decided themselves to cut a deal with China and sell them the oil.

Thanks to this president, we lost out on cheaper prices at the pump, thousands of construction jobs and ticked off one of our closest allies in the bargain. The fault was entirely his.

Spin that, Mr. President!

( hat tip, memeorandum)


B.Poster said...

I have no real way to evaluate the efficacy of POTUS statements, however, we can evaluate the fruits of not approving the Keystone Pipeline. You summarize it quite well, however, with all due respect it is actually much worse.

If these policies aren't reversed we have likely done worse than simply "ticked off" Canada. You see the global realities are Canada needs a customer for this oil much more than China needs to be buy from Canada. Every business person knows the key to success is keeping the customer happy and keeping the supplier happy. In this case, the supplier needs the customer much more than the customer needs the supplier.

As such, this relatioship heavily favors China. Canada will want to keep the Chinese customer happy. The Chinese will not make this free. We should expect Canada's foreign policy to gravitate toward what Bejing would approve of. Essentaily we should expect China to become actively hostile to the United States in the coming years.

If Mr. Obama and his team had ANY business acumen, they would have seen this result of not approving the pipeline coming from a million miles away. Hopefully these policies can still be reveresed by Mr. Obama changing course or by a new POTUS but it may already be to late. The deal between China and Canada has likely already been agrred to.

In the short to mid term we should expect a large contingent of Chinese forces to be deployed to Canada arrayed in a way where they can threaten America. The exuces will be that it is being done to protect China's oil supply. The media will buy it and will be just fine with it. In reality, these forces will be sent to threaten America.

All of this is easily predictable by anyone with any business sense. Mr. Obama either has no such sense, is evil, or is blinded by his ideology.

Sara Noble said...

O's blaming it on the Repubs was so ridiculous. Only the most liberal would believe it. Keystone, the most studied pipeline in history, was not what his base wanted.
They want us in huts or ovens.