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Forum Post: Do you mean the republiclans are lying to us ?!?!?!?!

Posted 2 years ago on May 23, 2012, 2:40 p.m. EST by bensdad (8977)
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New Study Confirms (Again): Keystone XL Would RAISE Gas Prices

By Dennis Kucinich

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the following statement after a study by the Council showed once again that the Keystone XL pipeline would raise gas prices for American consumers. Kucinich has frequently argued this point on the House floor, in an editorial in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and in public statements.

“There was never any doubt that the Keystone XL pipeline would increase the price at the pump for consumers. In fact, TransCanada, the company that wants to build the pipeline, told Canadian regulators that the pipeline would allow TransCanada to raise the United States energy bill by $4 billion per year by limiting the supply of Canadian crude to Midwest refineries and rerouting it to Gulf Coast refineries.

“A foreign-owned oil company is playing us for fools. In order to convince Americans to accept a pipeline that will result in higher gas prices, we have been bombarded with a public relations campaign to convince us that the pipeline is a good idea.

“It may be a good idea to foreign investors, but the Keystone XL pipeline is a bad idea for American consumers, a bad idea for America’s fledgling economy, a bad idea for our health and a bad idea for our environment,” said Kucinich. “Say no to the Keystone tax.”

Researchers at the Cornell University Global Labor Institute also published a report confirming that the Keystone XL Pipeline would increase U.S. gas prices by 10 to 20 cents per gallon across the U.S. The greatest price increase – twice as much according to one estimate - will occur in 15 states, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

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[-] 2 points by GirlFriday (17437) 2 years ago

Cornell Report is on the forum in one of our posts. There shouldn't even be an argument at this point.

[-] 1 points by TrevorMnemonic (5827) 2 years ago

I'm glad to see so many different people posting stuff from Dennis Kucinich on the forum today.

Dennis speaks the truth on so many issues! He speaks out against the fraud where others are paid to turn the other cheek.

"Is this the United States Congress or the board of directors meeting for Goldman Sachs??"

  • Dennis Kucinich!
[+] -4 points by bensdad (8977) 2 years ago

Anyone ready to vote for Dennis as President of Occupy ?