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  •  This is a political hunch (1+ / 0-)
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    on my behalf. The White House would likely use the Ukrainian energy situation as an excuse to OK the Keystone pipeline crossing the border with Canada. All energy sources sell into the international market. Hence as the traditional argument goes -  the more energy available to the world via the market, or by any other means, the more relief for all energy consumers worldwide.

    •  Energy production is at historic highs now. How (1+ / 0-)
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      is that reflected in current energy prices?  In any event, I doubt the Administration would make that ridiculous argument.  They may, however, think KXL is in the long term interest of the country, which will not be popular amongst those opposing the project for a myriad of reasons (global warming, water supply contamination, etc.)

      "Because I am a river to my people."

      by lordcopper on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 01:12:44 PM PST

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