A group of senators asked the State Department inspector general to investigate improper influence on the Keystone XL decision. After Keystone XL protesters pushed Obama on the issue during a Colorado speech, the president said, "We're looking at it right now, all right? No decision has been made." Getting to Amsterdam-style bike nirvana requires more than just bike lanes. Laws, regulations, and enforcement all contribute. The Department of Interior is still investigating polar bear scientists and wants one to take a polygraph. We won't give the planet to the apes, but we're willing to hand over a few Indonesian islands.
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