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Americans across the country are standing up to the depraved and dangerous profit-seeking of Keystone XL supporters and profiteers. Despite the fact that billionaires are pushing public officials to treat environmental activist as terrorists, regular folks from around the country are standing up, even when it means paying the price in prison, to stop the destruction of their community at the hands of runaway corporate greed.
The shady forces buying approval for one of America's dirtiest and most dangerous projects. The American Petroleum Institute has even been called "the Fourth Branch of Government"
"The only jobs I've seen around here are from workers doing the clean up." Meanwhile Big Oil stands to make tax-free millions in profits from the KXL project.