16 Dec '11, 9pm

Republicans Escalate Pressure to Hold Payroll Tax Cut Hostage to Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

This pipeline will not create energy security . Instead it will perpetuate our addiction to oil and open up a global market for tar sands oil through the Gulf of Mexico. Brigadier General Steven Anderson, former Chief Logistician in Iraq and Afghanistan serving under General Petraeus, said the following: “My experiences in Iraq convinced me that the greatest threat to our security is our over-reliance on oil and that Americans must immediately take steps to cut our petro-addiction before it’s too late. The Keystone XL pipeline doesn’t help. This pipeline would move dirty oil from Canada to refineries in Texas and would set back our renewable energy efforts for at least two decades, and do absolutely nothing to move us off Middle East oil, to our enemies’ delight. It would ensure we maintain our oil addiction and delay making the tough decisions regarding energy production,...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/sclefkowitz/republicans...

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