Why Obama’s Keystone Statement Is a Mostly Meaningless Dodge

By: Tuesday June 25, 2013 12:23 pm

During President Obama’s climate changes speech today he created what seemed to be a new standard for whether or not to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Obama said about the pipeline: Allowing the Keystone pipeline to be built requires a finding that doing so would be in our nation’s interest. And our national interest will [...]

When Politicians Do the “Right” Thing: Obama and Emanuel

By: Monday June 18, 2012 10:25 am

Recently President Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel each did the right thing on different issues. They adopted two policies that I support, because I believe they are better for society and advance progressive goals. Last week Obama used his executive power to further the DREAM Act policy regarding undocumented children, and Emanuel came out [...]

Obama Punts Keystone Pipeline Decision Until After 2012 Election

By: Thursday November 10, 2011 12:47 pm

The Obama administration will likely soon announce that the State Department will consider an alternative route for the Keystone XL Pipeline.  If that happens, it will likely delay any decision on the pipeline until after the 2012 election.  From USA Today: The State Department is preparing to announce its decision that it will explore a [...]

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