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John Kerry Owns Stock in Canadian Pro-Keystone XL Firms

InsideClimateNews -- John Kerry's expected cakewalk to the U.S. State Department has delighted American environmentalists due to his stance on climate change, but the longtime senator owns stock in two Canadian oil companies that have pushed for approval of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline.

Federal financial disclosure records show Kerry has investments of as much as US$750,000 in Suncor, a Calgary-based energy company whose CEO has urged the U.S. to greenlight TransCanada's controversial project.


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Submitted Jan 20, 2013 By: drpepperTX
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teenitup
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:45:32 AM

Unfortunately Obammy has announced another delay in the announcement Honda0105.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 5:52:24 AM

Keystone may be a go after today.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2013 6:04:11 AM

and that's of any surprise to anyone? I rather would be surprised to find out that there is someone high up who doesn't own stock in companies that support Keystone or other petroleum-related businesses.
drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 9:34:45 AM

LOL, Kerry will likely nix the pipeline but reasons far from environmental.

It would be a great way to have a capital loss on his taxes to reduce his tax bill!
jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 7:32:03 AM

Standard procedure in congress.
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 4:39:48 AM

Ok
tomok
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 3:22:10 AM

John Kerry Owns Stock in Canadian Pro-Keystone XL Firms? So What! Almost anybody can own stock in any company. Buy stock that you think will make the most money for you!
That's what it's all about!
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ican2step
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:26:12 AM

Conflict of Interest? In the federal government? Shocking!
medic319
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:24:25 AM

It is amazing to see how fast the comments get posted to these stories, especially the political stories.
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:06:09 AM

Yep
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:04:25 AM

good sense.
cheaper0ON
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:03:58 AM

Ok.
jrsva
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:03:37 AM

Actual link to the original article.

John Kerry’s investments are in a blind trust. He may or may not own those stocks and, if he does, he most likely did not make the buy himself and most likely is unaware of such holdings. There is no news here; move along.

rahcat
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:03:13 AM

Old News
LKnight598
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:03:03 AM

Doesn't suprise me at all.
chillyman3
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2013 12:00:50 AM

it figures Crook
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:59:45 PM

That's about right.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:57:54 PM

I wonder if he's paying HIS fair share or if his is parked off shore.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:56:04 PM

I am guessing a lot of wealthy people are invested in that, and maybe it is his wife. I am guessing he will put it in a blind trust or sell it if he get the Secretary job.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:52:13 PM

Way to go Cheney!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:52:08 PM

Now they will build it
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:50:46 PM

so, does this hurt or help the pipeline's chances?
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:50:46 PM

who cares
he's not like Gore Selling his company to those filthy Oil Produers...
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:48:10 PM

they are good investments, and they were no doubt made on his behalf by his wealth management advisors. He may not even know of those specific investments. YOU may hold shares in these companies and not know it if you have pensions or mutual funds.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:48:08 PM

ok frenchie
mamabeck
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:47:57 PM

I see absolutely no relevance or connection to Senator John Kerry's approval or to being our newly appointed Secretary of State. So he's been a smart investor. He's also been a great Senator and served the United States of America very well! Should every elected official be flogged for making great investments? I guess that we're going to have to clear out every governor, state official, to every office in our US government for their investments. When you have money, you make money. There are likely to be some great investors in GasBuddy members. Please take the negative energy some of you post & do positive things to help those trying to make a better & safer place for all!
cssco
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:46:46 PM

Is this the same palooka who threw his good conduct medal over a fence so it (the medal) could see what was on the other side?
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:45:45 PM

Interesting to see the libs are investing in tar sand oil.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:44:13 PM

Wow. He has almost as much wealth as a professional ball player or an entertainer. It would be hard to invest that much money without owning significant shares of a lot of companies. What are Obama's investments?
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:40:23 PM

Conflict of Interest, maybe?
carloco75
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:39:52 PM

Blah...I don't see how this affects me...
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:37:22 PM

When your wealthy you have many investments.
mcmonsta
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:36:57 PM

AND WHAT DOES THIS PROVE?
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:35:39 PM

ok
fenster66
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:34:33 PM

I hope this is not made into a big deal....
ESCORT6768
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:34:20 PM

Kerry has stock in almost everything. One of the advantages of marrying rich.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:34:10 PM

Why not ask Warren Buffet about his investments in regards to Keystone XL.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:31:37 PM

Anyone who owns many stocks likely has interests in MANY areas.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:30:57 PM

With his families' millions, that is a pretty tiny investment!
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:25:34 PM

Should be interesting.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:25:26 PM

Another mess about to blow up later.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:23:20 PM

Interesting to see what happens later regarding the pipeline.
J Eric
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:22:44 PM

Too bad his stock certificates can't vote Kerry into public office. He has to try kissing up to Obama instead to do that. Smoooch smoooch smooch.
serrog
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:13:33 PM

Keystone might just save the North American economy
Ebaz
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:12:45 PM

Lol, nice
wayoung56
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:10:23 PM

At least a few folks see the importance of this project...
Suzzoom
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:09:46 PM

Just put all his stock in a blind trust.
GNo1
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:08:59 PM

"delighted American environmentalists" is all I need to know that this guy is a fraud.
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:08:24 PM

OK
Is246
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:03:36 PM

The keystone is a good thing.
GordoM
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 11:00:17 PM

I don't begrudge him his investments and his $193 million if they were honestly gained. I do wonder why taxpayers are on the hook for his generous lifetime pension, lifetime healthcare, free travel other perks all our "public servants" receive from a broke country.
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