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Vote YES on Keystone pipeline; it's a call to arms

In July, 28 Democratic members of the US House of Representatives broke ranks and voted to build the Keystone Pipeline. Sadly, Maryland Representatives Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards voted NO. For Marylanders weary of sheltered politicians who turn their backs on American workers, these NO votes are a call to arms. Iraq veteran Richard Douglas has answered the call. He is prepared to do whatever it takes to return the American workforce to its rightful place: first on the nation's priority list. For the Maryland members of Congress who voted against Keystone, it was not their first NO. Douglas believes such votes illustrate a sheltered Congress's detachment from the realities of American workers in Maryland and across the nation. Congress's isolation harms American workers, and ultimately weakens American democracy.
Source: 2016 Campaign website for MD Senate, DouglasMaryland.com , Nov 11, 2015

Build Keystone and other common sense fossil fuel solutions

Energy policy should not be debated with one arm tied behind the back. Fossil fuels, nuclear power, and all other sensible options must be brought to the table.

The Keystone pipeline project is one such common sense solution. America can no longer be held hostage to oil from unstable or unfriendly foreign sources. America has enormous fossil fuel and nuclear energy resources within her borders. These resources should be explored and used while sensible alternatives are perfected. It is possible to preserve our environment without killing jobs and sacrificing our independence. What's required is political will.

Like Mr. Cardin, a Senator who fails to encourage development of available energy resources now is a threat to the economy and the prosperity of every American.

Source: 2012 Senate campaign website, DouglasForSenate2012.com , Nov 1, 2012

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