TV News LIES

Saturday, Oct 25th

Last update06:33:33 PM GMT

You are here News Environment Keystone XL Pipeline to America: Bend Over and Take It

Keystone XL Pipeline to America: Bend Over and Take It

E-mail Print PDF

keystone xl pipelineClayton Williams, the 1990 Republican gubernatorial candidate in Texas, once said about rape that, "as long as it's inevitable, you might as well lie back and enjoy it."

Obviously, that was an incredibly insane and ignorant comment. Fast-forward 24 years, and people are using that same insane rationale with the Keystone XL pipeline.

They're saying that as long as it's inevitable, we should just accept it and learn to love it.

And they're also saying that America is a fossil fuel dependent nation and that the Keystone pipeline will help lower gas prices in America and make us more energy independent.

But the Keystone XL pipeline is not inevitable, America doesn't have to be a fossil fuel dependent nation, and the oil from the Keystone pipeline won't do anything to help gas prices in this country.

Big Oil supporters and pundits across the media have been saying that the use of tar sands oil from Canada and the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline are inevitable, but that's simply not the case.

On Monday's episode of The Big Picture, I spoke with Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, director of the International Program with the Natural Resources Defense Council, about the State Department's report on the Keystone XL pipeline that was released last week.

I asked her if the report said that extracting tar sands oil from Canada was an inevitable process.

She said that tar sands oil development is not inevitable, no matter what pundits and Big Oil supporters will try to tell you.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Why There's a Real Chance My Texas Town Might Ban Fracking

Banning frackingI live on Denton Street, in Denton, Texas, in Denton County, so I know a thing...

British fracking plans delayed by county council

British fracking plans delayedPlanners in the British county of Lancashire said they needed more time to consider drilling plans...

Loaded with Lead: Washington state shooting range poisoned dozens

shooting rangeIn a cramped hotel room on Christmas Eve, a pale and hollow-eyed man embraced his two...

Orca Whale Calf Born to Endangered Pod May Have Died in Open Ocean

baby oca deadThe largest members of the dolphin family, orcas are highly social and intelligent marine mammals that...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!