Big Question from President Obama’s Press Conference: Where is He Getting His Talking Points for Keystone XL?

Today, President Obama opened his end-of-the-year press conference, proclaiming that 2014 was a “year of action” – meanwhile it’s clear that after six years and five environmental assessments, President Obama still has not even bothered to read the State Department’s report on Keystone XL.   If he had, he would know that every one of his […]

Irony Alert: Anti-Fossil Fuel Activists Cheer Oil Sands Development in Latest Attack on Keystone XL

At OSFC, we have always appreciated the creative stunts Keystone XL opponents have had to muster to make their case against a single pipeline that would increase our access to a stable, affordable and secure supply of oil. This week, a coalition of anti-Keystone XL groups including Bold Nebraska, 350.org, and the Sierra Club released […]

With the Overwhelming Scientific Consensus against Them, Anti-Keystone XL Groups Launch Desperate Twitter Stunt

The anti-Keystone XL group, 350.org, launched yet another PR stunt today directed squarely at Secretary of State John Kerry as he arrived in Lima for the international climate talks. Happening now: help send tweets to @JohnKerry on Keystone XL as he arrives at #COP20 climate talks! more info here: http://t.co/W1l2qBb5tO — 350 dot org (@350) […]

Teamsters Fact Check President Obama on Keystone XL Job Claims

Just a day after President Obama appeared on the Colbert Report, claiming that the jobs created by Keystone XL “aren’t a lot,” President of Teamsters James Hoffa wrote an op ed, which explains just how many jobs there would be.  As Hoffa said, “Jobs might not be in such short supply like they once were […]

Where is President Obama Getting His Talking Points for Keystone XL? Not From His Own Administration

President Obama “largely stuck to his talking points” on Keystone XL during his appearance on the Colbert Report last night.  The big question we’ve been asking at OSFC for months is: where is President Obama getting these talking points?  Certainly not from his own administration. President Obama clearly still hasn’t read his own State Department’s […]

Mr. President: What’s “Embarrassing” is a Six Year Delay on Keystone XL

It was widely reported this week that President Obama is “embarrassed” that the United States is “falling behind” countries like China when it comes to building the infrastructure needed to sustain a growing economy.  As he said about a convention center that was built in China: “They had built it in a year.” Meanwhile, it […]