Found March 26, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, The President of the United States is about to get an earful on the Keystone XL pipeline from an unexpected source: the head coach of the Los Angeles Kings. Darryl Sutter – who is also the owner of a 3,000-acre ranch near Viking, Alta. – plans to weigh in on the pipeline debate when Barack Obama plays host to the reigning Stanley Cup champions on Tuesday. “I’m gonna ask him about it – damn rights I am,” said Mr. Sutter. A parade of Canadians have made their way to Washington in recent weeks to win Mr. Obama’s backing for the controversial pipeline, which would transport 800,000 barrels a day of oil-sands bitumen to the world’s largest refining hub on the U.S. Gulf Coast. continued

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