A worker on a an oil drill near New Town, North Dakota.
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Last week, I watched as President Biden promised a return to the “restless, bold optimism” of yesteryear.
Yet even as he opined on his commitment to govern for all Americans, his staff was quietly working to deprive vast swathes of citizens the opportunity to earn a living, lift themselves from poverty, and pursue the American dream.
These actions came in the form of executive orders – no doubt the first of many – effectively terminating the Keystone XL pipeline and oil and gas projects on Alaska’s North Slope.
Many will claim these actions are right and proper. Rising stars in the Democratic…