Pushed by Barack Obama’s naked attempts to destroy our economy, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has made up his mind: he will look west to China when he is ready to sell his nation’s crude oil.  Barack Obama has won this round to destroy America’s economy, and we have lost.


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Anyone who thought that this dangerous game of “chicken” would end in our closest neighbor and one of our strongest allies knuckling under (and waiting until Obama was finished using our lives to squeeze more campaign funds from the far Left) has been proven wrong. This is really going to happen. The Democratic cheerleaders in the media won’t write about this catastrophe Obama has purposefully brought about, but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen. Foreign media, fortunately,  feel no obligation to lie for Obama.

As reported by Sun News of Canada, PM Harper recently expressed his frustration and simultaneous resolve on this matter in a public conversation with former Democratic congresswoman Jane Harman. Harper said that he will not change his mind to help Obama fool Americans into believing he has worthy intentions regarding the matter of approving the Keystone pipeline, which would have delivered Canadian oil to Texas for refinement.

In front of a group of business representatives, energy experts, and reporters, Harper said “Look, the very fact that a ‘no’ could even be said underscores to our country that we must diversify our energy export markets. We cannot be, as a country, in a situation where our one and, in many cases, only energy partner could say no to our energy products. We just cannot be in that position.”

So there we have it. After three plus years of acting as a wrecking ball smashing through our economy, Obama has scored a double hit. He has choked off a major supply of oil and has insulted another ally.

Thanks to Obama, the damage from this bit of sabotage will take effect immediately; now that oil that has already been purchased from Canadian suppliers can’t be delivered, those contracts are dissolved. To honor them, the Canadians would have to incur extra expense to deliver oil at a price which, because of its previously agreed upon price, is now falling below its true market value by the day. That is not going to happen in the world where Obama and his EPA thugs have no control and his media can’t vilify capitalism. The Canadians don’t give a damn what Barack Obama wants – they are in business to make a profit. Socialism is for Americans.

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