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House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

CBS(DC)
May 23, 2013 7:45 AM

WASHINGTON — House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.

The bill was approved, 241-175, largely along party lines.

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If the company wants to build the

pipe line so bad, why can't they just buy up all the land needed for it? I am sure that people will gladly take the money and move somewhere else. The company needs the force of govt to get the people off their land, that is all. Isn't that in essence fascism?

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