Archive for February 19th, 2012

In the 12:21 video below, Ezra Levant of Canada’s Sun News Network makes a convincing case that Barack Obama shut down the Keystone XL Pipeline to benefit Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez.

“[T]he Keystone XL Pipeline was a very specific challenge to one of OPEC’s bullies, a direct substitute for Venezuelan oil. Obama made a decision. Who does Obama want to get his oil from, Canada or Venezuela? Well, he chose Venezuela by saying “no” to the Keystone XL Pipeline. …

Obama treats his friends like his enemies, and he treats his enemies like his friends. And now he’s just made a decision to give Venezuela unfettered access to the US oil markets for the unforeseeable future.”

(H-T Ladd)

I.M. Kane

Canada’s Perspective on Keystone XL: Ezra Levant of Sun News Network 1/18/2012 12:21 Video

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The current approval rating of Congress is at 10 percent, which is a record low, lower than when Nancy Pelosi welded the gavel or Richard Nixon’s worst day during Watergate.

The following Aesop fable is for those Republicans and their leaders in the House and Senate who reneged on their 2010 promises and betrayed the trust of the voters who elected them in order to win Democrat friends, media approval, and voter respect for bipartisanship.  

The Man, His Boy, and the Donkey

A Man and his son were once going with their Donkey to market. As they were walking along by its side a countryman passed them and said: “You fools, what is a Donkey for but to ride upon?”

So the Man put the Boy on the Donkey and they went on their way. But soon they passed a group of men, one of whom said: “See that lazy youngster, he lets his father walk while he rides.”

So the Man ordered his Boy to get off, and got on himself. But they hadn’t gone far when they passed two women, one of whom said to the other: “Shame on that lazy lout to let his poor little son trudge along.”

Well, the Man didn’t know what to do, but at last he took his Boy up before him on the Donkey. By this time they had come to the town, and the passers-by began to jeer and point at them. The Man stopped and asked what they were scoffing at. The men said: “Aren’t you ashamed of yourself for overloading that poor Donkey of yours—you and your hulking son?”

The Man and Boy got off and tried to think what to do. They thought and they thought, till at last they cut down a pole, tied the Donkey’s feet to it, and raised the pole and the Donkey to their shoulders.

They went along amid the laughter of all who met them till they came to Market Bridge, when the Donkey, getting one of his feet loose, kicked out and caused the Boy to drop his end of the pole. In the struggle the Donkey fell over the bridge, and his fore-feet being tied together he was drowned.

“That will teach you,” said an old man who had followed them. “Please all, and you will please none.”

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