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RNCII

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:10:53 AM

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NedW
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 12:24:19 AM

Thank you for submitting this article, RNCII.
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2013 12:17:39 AM

Is there anything the environmental activists do not battle?
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 11:12:15 PM

I would like to witness that drpepperTX!!!??
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toolman3md
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 8:21:13 AM

Old news.
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Amtrgas
Champion Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:16:03 PM

It is Pipeline vs Oil Train, and the possible Environmental Disaster/Accident vs increased jobs.
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E-Squirrel
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 5:51:07 PM

Well, they wanted to block oil pipelines, what did they think was going to replace them?

Basic failure to understand the concept.
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:38:10 PM

Who cares.
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Jeff4U
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:22:28 PM

Send them all to the Middle-East and watch what happens when they complain.
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sljbc475
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:01:42 AM

Lock environmentalists inside oil trains.
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WestDriver
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:49:15 AM

They don't want oil. Fine. Let them quit using it. That will help the environment.
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:49:10 AM

Yes they should JamesCalvin, they are clueless as it stands now! I'd invite a few down to my ranch to teach 'em!

[Edited by: drpepperTX at 8/18/2013 10:53:18 AM EST]
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playtimeCLE
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:47:53 AM

You have to move fuel & oil somehow. Sometimes you have to choose your battles & then find the safest route & move it.
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Nikontraveler
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:31:55 AM

Environmentalists do not want Oil Pipelines, Railroad tank cars, or truck tankers....What idiots. Two words: Oil Pipelines. Done!

[Edited by: Nikontraveler at 8/18/2013 10:33:48 AM EST]
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mpg611
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:37:00 AM

Tell me an oil transport method that IS the safest. Oil trains and oil trucks are as safe as the people who work them and operate them. Everyone works hard and does their best to be safe, though none have a crystal ball to predict if and when something bad will happen. Overall, the safety record is very good.
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cableman31
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:17:58 AM

DON'T BUILD THE YEYSTONE XL. The only rewason ALBERTA OIL wants the KEYSTONE XL is to get ALBERTA OIL to an EAST COAST DEEP WATER SEAPORT FOR EXPORT. I know HOUSTON isn't a EAST COAST SEAPORT but the oil could be exported from Houston to EUROPE, and that's what they are looking for. ALBERTA OIL will sit back and count countless BILLIONS OF DOLLARS while we have all the possible polution problems. Start doing a better job of track inspections and there will be less accidents.
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naspa
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:13:23 AM

Good luck. It's not easy or a clean cut either way.
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doeslayersr
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:38:22 AM

Build the pipeline(s) or even more trains will be rolling... those are the only 2 feasible options.
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dunedate
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:24:32 AM

hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
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Wierbe
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:19:25 AM

Can we agree that ALL petroleum is dangerous but yields great benefits? We just need to learn the best methods for transport in each situation.
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LilRedWagonIN
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:19:19 AM

Don't like pipelines, don't like trains, ...don't like idiots.
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JamesCalvin
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:15:22 AM

Environmentalists should live on a farm for a few years!

Then they would understand better what makes the world go around!
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SavingInNC
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:05:35 AM

Idiots
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bikechuck
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:02:26 AM

Fuel transport needs to be done, pipeline or train or whatever. Get the greenies out of the way..
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rogerparry
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:02:23 AM

They want us to go back to the stone age.
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Badmoon
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:58:34 AM

It's trains or pipes. Take your pick.
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gmcgas
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:58:33 AM

did they ride their horse to get there?
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gabisgram
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:56:40 AM

Drama.
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POWERSTROKE7.3L
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:56:22 AM

Pipe line.
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TommyTraveler
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:56:08 AM

Build pipelines.
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CarolinaDragon
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:56:03 AM

Oil can be transported safely without extreme environmental activists.
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Tonester1
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:55:39 AM

What a pain.
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alice4250
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:53:42 AM

Yes I agree any kind of transport has to be done as safe as possible
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Eagle3236
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:53:36 AM

Build pipelines!
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Goat2008
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:52:34 AM

Clunkheads. Trains are a safe way to move oil. The Quebec accident was, I am sure, human error.
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gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:49:53 AM

I can't see any time soon when we won't have oil trains. Pipelines can't be built everywhere.
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paulweb
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:46:41 AM

Every mode of oil transportation has its pros and cons; safety needs to be job one.
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newdan
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:45:42 AM

wonder what kind of bicycle those Environmental activists ride since they hate oil so much
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vamike
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:43:06 AM

It's always something.
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ShineRunner
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:41:38 AM

The environuts must have a never ending supply of alkaline batteries to run their environmentally tricycles.
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hawkman1950
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:40:10 AM

Nothing is perfect.
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spotterFL
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:38:44 AM

bjdorval: Please note that anything you write is immediately ignored by me and perhaps by many more people.
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last4ever
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:38:14 AM

Never ending story.
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Fahking
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:37:49 AM

ok
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plbell627
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:37:23 AM


We need the crude oil and we also need the jobs. We also nedd the Keystone XL pipeline.
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OldMan322
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:36:38 AM

"calripken_8" Yes, that is true
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bjdorval
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:36:35 AM

Editor please not that any article from Fox News goes unread directly to the garbage bin.
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cardjcsk
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:36:17 AM

here we go
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MRED3
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:34:29 AM

We need jobs and we need oil.
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scubadaniel
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:33:30 AM

This stuff makes their heads explode.
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mabrams184
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:27:40 AM

Too much of an extremist.
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