Oil Sands Won’t Save Our Economy

Artis Brown - Exxon-MobileI’m sort of on vacation, so just a quick note here. Exxon-Mobile is an evil corporation and Artis Brown, supposedly an engineer, is an evil apologist. In the most recent add, he repeats the widely discredited talking point that the oil sands pipeline could create more than half a million jobs. Why stop there? It could create 5 billion jobs. In fact, the Keystone Pipeline is estimated to create as few as 500 temporary jobs, but surely not more than 6,000 jobs.

This is the add running on “liberal” media source MSNBC:

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