25 Jan '12, 2am

Boehner invites pipeline pals to State o’ Union

As the camera pans around the Capitol chamber for President Obama’s State of the Union address, see if you can spot the representatives from the state of Oil: four avid supporters of the Keystone XL Pipeline who will attend the speech as the guests of House Speaker John Boehner. Oh, right, oil isn’t a state, it’s a state of mind — of apoplectic anger at Obama for his decision to nix the pipeline. So the odds are good that these men will be sitting on their hands tonight, even at the more fossil-fuel-friendly passages in Obama’s speech. Here, for the record, is the list of Boehner’s pipeline pals: Ray Brooks, the Refining Division Manager at Marathon Petroleum Company in Robinson, Illinois Jay Churchill, the manager of Conoco Phillips’ Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois Dale Delie, president of Welspun Tubular LLC, a subsidiary of Welspun Corp. Ltd, located in Little R...

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