Bill authorizing Keystone bypasses Obama
National Republican Congressional Committee
"With nearly 75 percent of Americans supportive of the construction of the pipeline, Schrader needs to explain to Oregon families why he voted against this needed project."
This pipeline is pumping some slippery claims
Says "Did you know that the #KeystoneXL project is expected to create 20,000 American jobs, including more than 800 in Oregon?"
Driving an out-of-date figure
"Every time the weight of that vehicle is reduced by a hundred pounds, your chances of dying are going to go up by about 5 percent. Peel three hundred pounds off – you’re 15 percent more likely to die in that car."
Even ExxonMobil agrees
Oil companies are able to sell oil that costs no more to produce today than it did one year ago.
The effect on commodity prices is clearer
Tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve would immediately lower gasoline prices
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