Why did President Obama opt not to create jobs?
He vetoed the legislation for the Keystone Pipeline approval. He could have had thousands of Americans in work with clean and safe oil being transported. Why did the President opt not to create jobs? It seems strange, he had a golden opportunity to increase the employment rate.
Asked By: Freedom and Liberty - 1/22/2012
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The Keystone Pipeline is still under consideration. It is an environmentally defective proposal as it now stands... More
Answered By: tribeca_belle - 1/22/2012
Additional Answers (14)
He has to make his environmental wacko base happy....anything that is actually good for the Nation is not in his agenda.
Answered By: Happy dude - 1/22/2012
Pandering to the unions.
Answered By: RJC - 1/22/2012
Because he hates America.
Answered By: ? - 1/22/2012
because he wants people dependent on the government, it's the governments way of gaining more control and even having people support their having more control. It's a game they have played for years.
Answered By: FLbeachGrl - 1/22/2012
Ah yes. The 40 permanent jobs. Such a tragic loss. We will not see the ripple affect of temporary exploitation of workers. Value will not be produced for fossil fuel capitalists. Such a shame.
Answered By: ☭ Anti-Revisionist ☭ - 1/22/2012
Starting wars creates lots of jobs, why doesn't he just do that?
Answered By: smkeller - 1/22/2012
His only job creation is dependency on government. He doesn't care about the people that want to work and care for themselves.
Answered By: LadySable - 1/22/2012
sure but those jobs were temporary, because a pipeline doesnt need much maintenance afters its built. also if there is the smallest leak it has the potential to pollute the drinking water of millions of americans because it goes over a major drinking reservioir that supplys 7 states with water. also the fracking... More
Answered By: Evelyn j - 1/22/2012
Keystone Pipeline: Winners and Losers Really not that many jobs but huge gains to the wealthy.
Answered By: whoyeah - 1/22/2012
By Keystone's own estimates, 10,000 short term jobs to build the pipeline and 50 permanent jobs maintaining the pipeline... More
Answered By: ndmagicman - 1/22/2012
There are questions about the construction of the pipe line that have not been completely answered. The pipeline will move salient under a great deal of pressure which gives rise to the possibility of a rupture. Combined with questions bout a cleanup if such an accident happens. Then there is questions about to... More
Answered By: longroad - 1/22/2012
precedent obama try very hard and spend trillion in endear stauncher of this country than any one ever don, but bush Force so Meany manufactures to live this country and can not be replace back Agent,blame bush and not obama, second Republicans never create Jobs for people, they are not interesting on creating jobs... More
Answered By: badspeller - 1/22/2012
Because Obama took campaign contributions from ethnic lobbies... More
Answered By: Erik - 1/22/2012
I notice cons are all worked up over 6000 temporary oil company jobs, funny how they had no problem blocking 2 million jobs from Obama's jobs bill. FYI, the risk of contaminating the drinking water of millions of Americans outweighed the virtually non-existent benefits to the suffering economy.
Answered By: Charles U. Farley - 1/22/2012
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