The federal government–and President Obama–must signal its strong opposition to its agency approval–otherwise the opposition to the XL pipeline only becomes symbolic. The energy with which we commit brutality against the earth should bring no comfort–or warmth or convenience–to us, Canada, or others across the globe.
The bosses still seek to oppress and silence those who resist. The politics of the balance sheet does not bring prosperity; its numbers conceal the face of poverty. Shift the costs of business back to businesses, away from the people. Freedom is higher than profit. The planet was not made to be spent.
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~~No Walter, the planet has, is and will be spent by us humans as long as we exist. The only thing that will stop us is our own demise or our eventual ability to reach other worlds and start the process of pillaging on new terra forms.
As an optimist, I believe we will go on as a species to conquer the universe. Excelsior!
~~The federal government has signaled its strong approval of the Constitutional pipeline by approving the project. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement on the project on Oct. 24, 2014, concluding that environmental impacts would be reduced to “less than significant levels” with the implementation of proposed mitigation measures by the company and FERC.