Canadian Conservatives Ponder Huge Gas Pipeline Investment

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The Conservative government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper can’t find $50 milion to maintain spending on greenhouse gas reduction, but it’s contemplating a gas-pipeline investment of $1 billion or more – an effective subsidy of ExxonMobile and its partners.

Never mind the eco-freaks: every libertarian think-tanker in the business should be spitting mad at the very notion of this level of government intervention in the most profitable business in the world.

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