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“Ethical” Oil? House Speaker Boehner Promotes Keystone Pipeline While Investing In It

2012/01/20

Last week, House Speaker John Boehner’s office released a video that tried to make the case to build the Keystone Pipeline. Mr. Boehner has taken millions of dollars from oil companies and is personally invested in the Keystone XL Tar Sands pipeline. His video contained more than a few factual errors, so the creative kids over at the Youth Climate Movement decided to make a followup video to make sure folks know the truth:

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Here’s the original one released by Boehner, friend of Big Oil, fyi:

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You’re invited to meet at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington DC on Tuesday, January 24 at 12pm to “Blow the Whistle On Big Oil Corruption” and let Rep. Boehner know what YOU would do in his position. Go to 350.org for more info.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 2012/01/21 2:49 pm

    I didn’t read very carefully when I watched this at first… I thought both videos were made by the Youth Climate Movement. So the second one seemed strangely pro-oil–I was quite puzzled! Anyway, I re-read your introduction and eventually figured it out.

  2. 2012/01/21 4:47 pm

    LOL – I can see how you might have been a little confused! I’ve tried to clarify it.

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