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Why did experts say the American Jobs Act would create more jobs than the Keystone Pipeline?

If you look at the facts, the American Jobs Act would have created more jobs than the Keystone Pipeline, so why did cons filibuster the AJA and are whining about the pipeline being delayed so people's water won't be contaminated? Seriously when I hear cons complain I don't understand it, it's almost like they don't know anything about the issues.

Asked By: Godless Heathen - 1/25/2012
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Because Republicans refuse to support job creation if it involves any kind of tax increase on the wealthiest Americans. Keeping rich people's taxes as low as possible is the number one priority of the Republican Party. Endangering essential, natural resources to help the oil industry make more money, though, is... More
Answered By: Chewy Ivan 2 - 1/25/2012
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"Experts"? Where?
Answered By: McNamara - 1/25/2012
 
Because it's true
Answered By: Gunther - 1/25/2012
 
Because the former costs US taxpayers' hundreds of billions of dollars and the latter only uses $7 billion in oil company's and Canadian cash.
Answered By: Homey Don't Play Dat! - 1/25/2012
 
The costs of having 15 million unemployed far exceed the costs of putting them back to work.
Answered By: Dive Bomb - 1/25/2012
 
I would hope a trillion f*****g taxpayer dollars would create more jobs than a privately funded endeavor. Betcha those pipeline jobs don't cost the company $242,000 apiece though.
Answered By: thegubmint - 1/25/2012
 
What experts? Seriously, when I hear liberals make stupid comments about, well, anything, it just proves they don't know anything about the issues.
Answered By: Exposing Liberal and YA Lies - 1/25/2012
 
They are sheep... More
Answered By: Really? - 1/25/2012
 
Who are these experts? Are they the same ones who said the unemployment would never go over 8% if Obama got his stimulus package? Are they the same ones who said your insurance won't go up 'one thin dime' with Obama care. Mine will have gone up 250% in 2014? In fact, can you name anything that has come true that Obama... More
Answered By: Sagebrush - 1/25/2012
 
Because it can contaminate water duns. It's oil, that means its toxic. Sure it will create temporary jobs, but so would building bridges and other edifices sponsored by the government. Why don't Republicans want that? Because you can't get any power from bridges, but when you have oil, you get power which is why... More
Answered By: bumbojet - 1/25/2012
 
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