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Departing Environmental Chief
Suggests Obama Has Failed On
Climate

Buzzfeed, by Ruby Cramer

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Posted By:Drive, 12/27/2012 2:37:02 PM

The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration announced Thursday that she would step down in a statement that implied inaction on climate change during President Obama´s first term. Jackson mentions climate change just once in her statement, saying that at the time of her nomination, she "spoke about the need to address climate change." But the rest of the statement appears to make the tacit argument that she succeeded even though that initiative failed. Jackon lists other issues on her agenda that the EPA was more successful in tackling: "air pollution, toxic chemicals and children’s health issues, redevelopment

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 12/27/2012 2:39:43 PM     (No. 9086215)

Sigh... Jackson will just be replaced by another incompetent, know-nothing political hack.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StephaniePlum, 12/27/2012 2:59:54 PM     (No. 9086247)

She is most likely stepping down since the discovery of her fraudulent e-mail accounts in which she conducted business for the Bureau will now be made public. Most likely very illegal procedures will be uncovered (barely reported, however) and she will be unable to continue with her nefarious schemes to cripple small business through endless regulations issued by her Department. Those regulations are only now becoming public knowledge and businesses are in a panic over how they will be able to implement them and still operate (Hint: They won´t be able to; that´s the whole purpose, don´tcha know !) Man, I dislike these people !
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Reply 3 - Posted by: hebrew_hammer, 12/27/2012 3:06:33 PM     (No. 9086262)

Oh, c´mon... no Obama admin employee talks out of school.

I´m sure she´s upset that her plum job was given to another Friend of Obama during the post-election cycle of patronage rewards. But, if she even actually issued this statement (I´ll bet it came from the WH), it was under instructions.

This is false self-criticism in the most Soviet sense of the term. It will follow something along the lines of this tried-and-true pattern.

Obama - "well, er, uh, let me be absolutely, duh, um, er, clear! We can´t afford a repeat of this unfortunate personnel change. Ms. Jackson is right - we, as a nation (more doofus noises), must reflect and change, and we can´t have another four years of inaction on the uh, whatchamacallit, oh yeah - climate!"

New EPA Puppet: "You heard the boss... we´ve been remiss in our duty to regulate and tax industry into the trashbin of American history. Let´s put it into high gear, people!"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 12/27/2012 3:10:59 PM     (No. 9086272)

Ya´ gotta´ laugh - bogus emails and bogus climate change...

Is there *any* aspect of this administration based in actual reality?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/27/2012 3:36:56 PM     (No. 9086315)

This is very pleasant news as this woman redefined hack in her role as EPA admin. She´s a true believer in climate and pollution nonsense.

She made the claim that shutting down coal plants would save billions in healthcare because they´re no longer breathing,mercury,arsenic and whatever other villain is in pollution,no matter how minute the quantity.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 12/27/2012 5:33:51 PM     (No. 9086435)

That´s right, bimbo; try throwing Zippy under the bus. See how that works out for you...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jeffreyabigail, 12/27/2012 5:50:14 PM     (No. 9086450)

I´m 53, so I remember things like driving down the New Jersey Turnpike when it was dark from smoke (in the middle of the day, and all conversation ended because of the incredible stink). That does not happen anymore. Nor do smog days in New York City. And the formerly open sewer Hudson River is now swimmable.

So no matter how better things get in terms of the environment, they want you to think it is getting worse.

As for greenhouse gases, talk to India and China. We are doing our part, and will soon be down to 1990 levels.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/27/2012 6:02:08 PM     (No. 9086460)

What ever happened to the Ozone Hole?

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