Will the Koch brothers benefit from the Keystone XL pipeline?

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Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee want the Kochs to appear before Congress.  On Wednesday – the Committee is expected to hold its first hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline since President Obama officially rejected it last week.  And ranking Democratic Member of the Committee Henry Waxman is calling on someone form Koch industries to testify about what type of financial stake the Kochs have in the Keystone pipeline.  The Koch brothers have previously denied any financial gain from the pipeline – but according to papers filed with the Canadian Government – a subsidiary of Koch Industries does stand to gain quite a lot from that oil flowing into the United States.  And looking at the way bought-off Republicans have reacted to the Keystone pipeline – even threatening to hold tax cuts for millions of middle class Americans hostage unless the President agrees on the pipeline – it’s hard not to wonder if the Kochtopus is lurking somewhere below the surface.

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Recovering cons...
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With oil prices dropping will

With oil prices dropping will the President get credit

http://www.herald-mail.com/news/local/hm-hagerstown-area-gas-prices-drop-below-national-average-20120508,0,6259727.story

Hagerstown area gas prices drop below national average

Fletcher Christian
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Will the Koch Brothers make a

Will the Koch Brothers make a profit from The Keystone Pipeline?

For that answer we would have to go DIRECTLY TO THE SOURCE!

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Wait for it...

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PBS!!!

MrsBJLee
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Thom......has this happened

Thom......has this happened yet? Have the Koch brothers or representives appeared before congress and if so what where their findings?

douglaslee
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They won't appear themselves,

They won't appear themselves, they will send a surrogate like Clarence Thomas or Scalia.

MrsBJLee
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Thom......are there any

Thom......are there any updates about your article? I would love to see the Koch brothers have to go before Congress and the public. Senator Feinstein and Boxer would turn up the heat!

miksilvr
Yes, they will ... by saving

Yes, they will ... by saving about $2 billion per year by switching to Canadian tarsands from Venezuelan heavy crude.

http://www.kochbrothersexposed.com/

 

2/3/12 -

Will the Koch Brothers Profit from Keystone XL?

 

2/11/12 - 

What the Koch Brothers Say Online, but Won’t Say Under Oath

 

2/10/13 - 

HUGO CHAVEZ TOLD ME HE WON'T SELL OIL TO THE KOCHS

Koch Brothers Driving Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to Cut Out Venezuelan Oil

 

2/23/13 - 

Laborers Ties to Koch on Keystone XL Export Pipeline

MrsBJLee
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OF COURSE THE KOCH BROTHERS

OF COURSE THE KOCH BROTHERS WILL BENEFIT FROM THE KEYSTONE XL!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/oct/05/koch-keystone-xl-pipeline