Friday, December 20, 2013
Stephen Harper and the Northern Gateway Scam
Well I see Stephen Harper got an early Christmas present, courtesy of the Big Oil gang at the National Energy Board.
A polarizing debate over the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline heated up Thursday after an independent panel from the National Energy Board recommended the federal government approve the pipeline with conditions.
Because he needed something to cheer him up eh? And now the scam is on, and the fix is in.
The final decision still rests with the federal government, which has 180 days to respond to the report.
At least judging by the way oily Joe Oliver reacted to today's developments...
In a statement, Oliver said the panel's report represents "a rigorous, open and comprehensive science-based assessment."
"Our government will continue to improve the safe transportation of energy products across Canada. No project will be approved unless it is safe for Canadians and safe for the environment."
When in fact no amount of conditions will change anything. The oily guck cannot be transported safely. The Enbridge gang will never convince us that the Rocky Mountains are just a snowy hill...
Or that the Coast Mountains are just a little hump, or that the Douglas Channel is just a tranquil duck pond...
Instead of one of the most treacherous bodies of water in the world.
Or that they can clean-up what can't be cleaned up, or pay for what is PRICELESS.
Just like the Con oil pimps will never convince us that the uncontrolled expansion of the oil sands is safe for the environment, when it's Canada's major contribution to global warming, humanity's greatest challenge.
But then of course, neither can I forget how the Enbridge gang reacts to anyone who dares challenge their rosy view of the Northern Gateway project…
And how they tried to muzzle the guy who made that video.
A veteran B.C. political cartoonist says his newspaper has backed down in a fight with one of Canada's largest energy companies over a spoof of an advertisement.
The parody was taken down and Murphy says he was given a blunt message by Vancouver Province editor Wayne Moriarity. "'If it doesn't come down, Enbridge says they're pulling a million dollars worth of advertising from Postmedia, and if it doesn't come down, I, Wayne Moriarty, I'm going to lose my job,’" Murphy said Moriarity told him.
Because whatever they say, or whoever they try to muzzle or buy, nothing can change the fact that it's just a monstrous scam to sell as much of the oily guck as they can, before the world moves on and the demand for it dries up.
You know, an increasingly desperate attempt to seize the moment.
Which strangely enough, or not, just happens to be the title of Stephen Harper's latest propaganda video...
Which even resembles one of those phony pipeline ads, and should remind us that the man and the Big Oil agenda are now ONE.
And that he will say or do ANYTHING to impose that Big Oil agenda, and scam Canadians into voting for him.
And the good news? He will not get away with it. The people of British Columbia will make sure of that.
Massive protests and court challenges based on native rights are likely after a National Energy Board decision that gave conditional approval to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, say First Nations, environmental groups and others opposed to the project.
“If this project is approved by Prime Minister [Stephen] Harper or his successor, I plan to join the blockade with my family at the Alberta border,” Victoria City Councillor Ben Isitt said on Thursday, shortly after a joint review panel (JRP) released its report. “Tens of thousands of citizens, I expect, would put their bodies on the line.”
And they will not fight alone.
Support the people in BC.
Save the country, save the planet.
Put the pimp where he belongs…
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