Would You Rather Buy More Oil From Canada Or From Nations like Venezuela?

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Buy More Oil From Canada Or From Others Like Venezuela & Middle East?

Poll closed Dec 22, 2011.
  1. From Canada

    95.5%
  2. From Others Like Venezuela & Middle East

    4.5%
  1. paulitician
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    Lots of discussion about the newly proposed Canadian Keystone XL Pipeline. Seems to me we should support buying more oil from our most trusted ally for the last few Centuries than from hostile nations like Venezuela who don't particularly care for us. But that's just my opinion. What do you think?
     
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    I agree with you. I also still propose we drill in ANWAR and produce the Bakken Field. We are sitting on so many opportunities for jobs to be created in these endeavors.
     
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    Since demand is waning these are back burner propositions.
     
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    That's not how the oil markets work. Oil goes onto the open market. And I have no problem with Venezuelan oil.
     
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    The Venezuelians do help Joe Kennedy's program to help with heating oil assistance to the poor in Massachusetts. I haven't heard of any Canadian companies stepping up.
     
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    Who is this "we" that you're talking about?
     
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    wonder if they'll have a leak response action plan like deepwater horizon did?
    Keystone Pipeline - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Canada has been a close friend for a couple of Centuries. I trust them. I just don't trust hostile nations like Venezuela and some Middle Eastern nations.
     
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    OK, that is a fair response but trust them for what? we don't even need more freakin oil.

    Despite all the marketing crap otherwise we are just fine, thank you!
     
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    Then only buy gas from Sunoco, they're a Canadian company.
     

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