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Two-Faced Boehner Hits New Low For Hypocrisy

Before today’s Senate vote defeating the latest oil industry/gop effort to force the completion of the preposterous Keystone XL pipeline on unwitting, oblivious, America, tea bagger house speaker John Boehner took to the nearest microphone to issue a tirade replete … Continue reading

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What is Worse Than Building a Tar Sands Pipeline?

For years now, big oil and other energy interests have been using every available extorted dollar and every bought-and-paid for politician from the Canadian border to the Gulf Coast to pave the way for the building of their billion-dollar albatross … Continue reading

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The Story of Eminent Domain and One Brave Nebraska Judge

As the concept of Eminent Domain developed in common law over centuries, first in Europe and then in the United States, its purpose was noble, serving the common good, so important in fact that it became embodied in the Fifth … Continue reading

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Transporting Poisons Across our Lands

On Sept 29, 2013, a Tesoro oil pipeline was discovered to be leaking crude oil into North Dakota farmland. In excess of 20,000 barrels of crude leaked down as far as 30 feet into the earth. All available technology was … Continue reading

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The Deadly Health Dangers of Tar Sands

“We don’t want this to be study after study after study with no action,… There’s enough here to recommend reducing carcinogens in this area.” -Isobel J. Simpson, Chemistry Department, UC Irvine, as quoted in the LA Times, Oct. 26, 2013. … Continue reading

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US Dept. of the Interior Tells the Truth About Keystone XL

In a rebuff to State Dept. reports that glossed over (or outright lied about) significant issues, a report submitted last April but not released until this week details many vitally important issues raised by the proposed construction of TransCanada’s Keystone … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Pipeline – Myths and Outrageous Reality

One of Mitt Romney’s voluminous “First Day” promises is to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a project that right wing propaganda, bought and paid for by the energy industry, alleges will create thousands of American jobs and lower … Continue reading

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