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Published: Wednesday, Jan. 4 2012 3:31 p.m. MST

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Colorado Springs, CO

Who controls this country?

Mountanman
Hayden, ID

@ xscribe. Obama thinks he controls this country but he will learn in Nov that the PEOPLE control it! America needs energy for jobs and solar panels and windmills are not going to get it done!

Pagan
Salt Lake City, UT

'Who controls this country?' - xscribe | 3:34 p.m. Jan. 4, 2012

The 1%.

*'Study: Rich get a lot richer, outpace middle class' - By Andrew Taylor - AP - 10/26/11

'The study comes from the Congressional Budget Office and is based on IRS and Census Bureau data.
It finds that after-tax income for the top 1 percent of U.S. households almost tripled, up 275 percent, from 1979 to 2007. For people in the middle of the economic scale, after-tax income grew by just 40 percent.'

Happy Valley Heretic
Orem, UT

Mountanman said:
Obama thinks he controls this country but he will learn in Nov that the PEOPLE control it!
America needs energy for jobs and solar panels and windmills are not going to get it done!

Corporations and lobbiests now referred to as PEOPLE by the conservative republicans, hope to control it again like when their boys were in there distributing the wealth of America to international corporations.
Who is it the Oil Lobbyist control?
I wonder which party they OWN?
I wonder who's really for the "People" and who is for the Oil industry (I know they're people now)

Pagan
Salt Lake City, UT

'Corporations and lobbiests now referred to as PEOPLE by the conservative republicans...' - Happy Valley Heretic | 4:11 p.m. Jan. 4, 2012

Yeah, but if I say it...

*Mitt Romney: Corporations are people...my friend - By Phillip Elliot - AP - Published by DSNews 08/11/11

it gets denied.

I guess it dosen't matter if 1) other people say it or 2) It was published by the DSNews.

Republicans have even gone on record APOLOGIZING to British Patroleam after THEIR oil platform exploded:

*'Barton Apology to BP Turns Oil Spill Into Political Football' - 06/20/10 - Fox News

'Rep. Joe Barton's apology to BP Chief Tony Hayward for what he called a White House "shakedown" for demanding a $20 billion fund for damage claims has turned into a political football that Democrats are hoping to exploit.'

Heck, I'm STILL exploiting it.

Because it shows EXACTLY that the American voter is no longer a concern to the Republican party.

Only money.

George
Bronx, NY

@mountainman
if your argument is that we need energy then may I suggest giving the oil industry more raw crude to turn into gas a ship off to other countries (Gas being our top export) is not really going to solve the problem anymore then green energy. Allowing the oil industry to plunder our resources for private gain is all the pipeline is going to get us.

dave31
Salt Lake City, UT

I sincerely hope that all the "greenies" who are opposed to the pipeline are getting their bicycles tuned up. Their sobs would be more realistic if they would just cease purchasing gasoline for their cars.

lost in DC
West Jordan, UT

the political reality is that BO will approve the pipeline.

Think about it for a minute, there are two dem groups on opposite sides of the debate, greenies and unions.

Which is more likely to still vote for BO if he decides against them?

Do you really think greenies will vote for a repub if BO decides in favor of the pipeline? No way in you-know-where!

But if he votes against the pipeline and union members see he has voted AGAINST their jobs, you know a greater number of them will vote for the repub challenger.

So the political reality is, BO is on less dangerous ground deciding against the greenies than against the unions.

KDave
Moab, UT

Oboma will just ignore the Feb. deadline. Nothing anyone can do about it.

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