"Environmental activists who are not saddled with the economic and psychological scars that accompany long-term unemployment will applaud the fact that they successfully induced the White House to block this project," Ayers said. "Meanwhile, thousands of proud Americans throughout the heartland will once again be faced with the terrifying prospect of losing their homes and their livelihoods as they struggle to find work."

Laborers' International Union of North America General President Terry O'Sullivan pulled his union out of the BlueGreen Alliance -- a coalition of unions and environmental groups -- after Obama's action blocking Keystone XL.

I am all for protecting our planet but it sounds like a few people need their heads examined over this one!

Ken Blackwell: An Anti-Worker Union