Skip to main content

View Diary: Industry documents show Keystone XL is being built for overseas export markets (94 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Thanks for the polite response. (0+ / 0-)

    This discussion of missiles may not have originated from my brother at all.  I may have found this on the internet myself and brought up the subject with him.  It was a while ago.  I bow to your superior knowledge on matters of armaments.

    My original point was that tankers in the Straits of Hormuz (and elsewhere in the world for that matter) are vulnerable.  There is much that confirms that.  This was in support of the argument that Canada's oil sands provide a secure North American supply of oil and that energy security is an issue that many people who posted comments on the original diary seem to want to deny.  

    If you read my other comments you will see that I have many concerns about oilsands production and the harm to the environment that they create.  I am just trying to be realistic about the balance between meeting our future energy needs, energy security in a dangerous world, on what realistic timeline can alternative green sources of energy be expected to replace fossil fuels, and the damage that is currently being done to the environment.  

    I think a made a few points and maybe broadened the discussion in what was otherwise a comment section that was pretty boring with everyone agreeing.  This is all to the good.

    God is innocent: Noah built on a flood plain.

    by alphorn on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 03:06:50 PM PDT

    [ Parent ]

    •  But we can get hi quality oil from Alaska's NPRA (0+ / 0-)

      Why look to Alberta?

      API 40 to 60 in NPRA,  2.7 billion barrels. SO you say you are concerned about harm to the environment, so why do you fail to support oil production from NPRA?

      Heres the choice,
      1) API 35+ oil from the Middle East?
      2) API -10 oil from ALberta
      3) API 40-60 oil from NPRA

      You say your concerned about the environment, but you choose the dirtiest option.

      You say you dont want buy oil from other countries, but you fail to support oil production in the US (NPRA).
      Then you bring Hormuz in...., WTF, a WW2 US Tank the Sherman, can sink tankers, SO FUCKING WHAT.

      Then you site the Sunburn and then refuse to acknowledge that the Navy has deployed a defense specifically designed to thwart the Sunburn.

      But you are right about recycling li poly batteries. 100% correct.

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 03:26:24 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

  • Recommended (128)
  • Community (61)
  • 2016 (46)
  • Elections (38)
  • Environment (35)
  • Media (35)
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (33)
  • Republicans (31)
  • Hillary Clinton (30)
  • Law (28)
  • Barack Obama (27)
  • Iraq (27)
  • Civil Rights (25)
  • Climate Change (24)
  • Culture (24)
  • Jeb Bush (24)
  • Economy (20)
  • Labor (19)
  • Bernie Sanders (18)
  • Senate (16)
  • Click here for the mobile view of the site