President Obama Vetoed Jobs and Energy Security

By Sabrina Fang Reject, turn down, throw out, dismiss – these are the words middle class Americans heard today when President Obama vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline.  With one stroke of a pen, an opportunity was wasted to foster bipartisanship in Washington, 42,000 people were denied jobs and the promise of a secure energy future […]

Time for the President to Listen to The People

The #TimeToBuild crowd is getting louder and louder.  The House has now joined the Senate, saying in one clear congressional voice, that the Keystone XL pipeline should finally be built.  Democrats, Republicans and the majority of American people see benefits that would come with building this critical energy infrastructure project.  The question is, when will […]

WATCH: Elections Show Keystone XL Won with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

The election is over and the results are clear: Keystone XL won with overwhelming bipartisan support. To mark Keystone XL’s victory last week, Oil Sands Fact Check is releasing a new video, which puts the spotlight on the fact that from Alaska to Louisiana, from Kentucky to Virginia, from Georgia to Colorado, Democratic and Republican […]

Fact Check on Gas Prices, Energy Security and Keystone XL

Paul Brandus’ Market Watch column is unconvincing. Imports of Canadian oil sands have hit a “record high,” which has helped to prevent price increases during times of unrest in other oil producing countries. That’s why national security advisors have called on President Obama to approve Keystone XL.  A recent column in Market Watch by Paul […]

The U.S. is “Missing an Enormous Opportunity” for Energy Security

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie lit up Twitter this morning with his strong endorsement of Keystone XL and the energy security benefits the pipeline would bring.  As Governor Christie put it, “We are missing an enormous opportunity when we delay development of the Keystone XL pipeline. “Not only is Keystone a major job creator, delays […]

Americans See Keystone XL Delay as Political, Not Based on “Legitimate Concerns”

Yet another poll this week showed strong, bipartisan support for Keystone XL – but this is no surprise considering that poll after poll has found that Americans overwhelmingly want President Obama to say yes to Keystone XL. Perhaps the new poll’s most interesting finding is this: over 60 percent of Americans believe that President Obama’s […]