Yes - The Oil Barons get what they want.
93%
No - The GOP will come to their senses & maintain US infrastructure without the XL Pipeline.
7%

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arky12 3 years 49 weeks ago

It's getting to be a broken record re XL Pipeline. I cannot seem to convince my blue dog dem Congressman that tar sands oil and this pipeline is a bad thing. He can't see past the few jobs in my state that it will, or has created. He is for alternative green energy as well, but I think he voted to keep subsidies with big oil vs spreading some of it to emerging technologies re renewable energies.

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telliottmbamsc 3 years 49 weeks ago

Nationalize the Oil and Gas industry.

Break up the too big to fail banks

Get cash out of politics.

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dianhow 3 years 49 weeks ago

Well said Until that happens WE are screwed IF Citizens United money man Mitt wins whats left of the middle class will soon die off I am very worried

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dianhow 3 years 49 weeks ago

Most in congress are owned by Big OIL Bush Cheney both huge oil men We saw where they led us worst crash since 1929

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