The Obama administration has decided to block construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that would deliver close to 1 million barrels of oil per day from neighboring Canada to U.S. refineries. Construction of the pipeline would have produced tens of thousands of jobs during the worst economic conditions of the past 70 years. The pipeline also would have provided abundant and reliable oil supplies that would flow to the United States from a friendly nation regardless of any political or military crises in the Middle East.
President Obama’s decision sadly demonstrates how beholden his administration is to the far left and environmental extremists. With an extensive network of pipelines already crisscrossing the central United Sta