Originally Posted by ROYC75
You just don't get it, do ya. The oil flowing to Patoka,IL & Texas refineries are refining that oil for American consumption. Why would they want to build a pipeline that cost millions of dollars to refine it and ship it to Asia at a higher cost of shipping when they can go straight west to British Columbia,refine it and ship it cheaper ?
No, you don't get it—it's still relies on eminent domain abuse. Kelo here we come.
On who gets the use of that oil, I have contrary facts per those links. Also the number of jobs is exaggerated. It's more like 5000.
The oil reaches Texas Gulf refineries but there's no certainty they will be sold in the US. However, it was meant to go to Asia. We're just the middleman.
Five Fallacies of Keystone Pipeline.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950
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