what is so bad about the United States being self reliant with the keystone pipeline.
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It’s not just the Iraqi people who are paying the price for Barack Obama’s negligence. You’re going to be paying it at the pump, in a big way, and quite possibly in a permanent way. Recall that one of the reasons for both Gulf Wars was to prevent the dictator Saddam Hussein from manipulating the world’s oil supply. ISIS will be, if anything, an even worse custodian of the “oil weapon.” Unfortunately, President Obama has also acted to block the Keystone XL pipeline, choking off a supply of oil that would have helped insulate the American consumer from the effect of Iraq’s oil fields falling to al-Qaeda and allied insurgents. The best thing we’ve got going for us is the private-sector energy development that Obama couldn’t stop.