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Obama plans to bypass Congress
to combat climate change

Telegraph [UK], by Geoffrey Lean

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/14/2013 12:07:02 PM

Are we witnessing a strange kind of symmetry? In his first presidential election Barack Obama constantly talked about taking measures to combating global warming all the time--as, indeed, did his Republican opponent, John McCain. But, once in office, he did little or nothing about it.[Snip]And this week he devoted a sizeable chunk of his State of the Union address to promising he will “act soon to protect future generations”. As mentioned here before, the US President privately regards the lack of effective action on climate change to be his biggest first-term failure and, prodded by his daughters, has thought “long

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So we have two climate change czarettes now? How about scores of millions of the electorate who want or don´t want something? Is he ever going to listen to us? (These are rhetorical questions, of course.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 2/14/2013 12:11:13 PM     (No. 9176150)

Wondering if articles of impeachment will focus Obama´s mind.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dwa, 2/14/2013 12:14:56 PM     (No. 9176158)

Unless Congress allocates funds for them, Executive orders have no impact since no funds can be used to implement them. Of course, this corrupt administration still has stimulus money pot to use.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fayebeck, 2/14/2013 12:18:02 PM     (No. 9176164)

America will accept anything the Jackass does.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 2/14/2013 12:23:56 PM     (No. 9176178)

So his daughters are writing policy now?
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Idiot.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mythman, 2/14/2013 12:31:19 PM     (No. 9176198)

So he´s gonna "Combat" it, huh? Whadda hero, whadda guy!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nimby, 2/14/2013 12:35:13 PM     (No. 9176217)

Most TRANSPARENT administration ever!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: wsdiego, 2/14/2013 12:45:00 PM     (No. 9176241)

Illegal! But to him what does that matter?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 2/14/2013 12:46:44 PM     (No. 9176246)

Global mean temps have risen .08 degrees C since we started keeping records in the 1850´s.
There is no such thing as anthropomorphic global warming. To believe such is a vanity.
To be taxed for that vanity is even further down the scale of "stupid".
Climate is weather averaged, so to change climate one must change weather.
Good luck with that.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 2/14/2013 1:05:49 PM     (No. 9176297)

Probably not, #1, but they should be filed anyway.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bob913, 2/14/2013 1:08:23 PM     (No. 9176302)

obama must have some insiders wanting money as all the solar projects have failed and no new money was going to come in.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: youngtexan, 2/14/2013 1:08:27 PM     (No. 9176303)

He´s gonna bypass Congress, because he knows that they won´t do anything to stop him.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/14/2013 1:10:46 PM     (No. 9176309)

McCain- Graham - Rubio and the other blockheads running the GOP are fine with this. Just don´t you dare nominate a Republican decorated war Vet to the President´s cabinet!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Muguy, 2/14/2013 1:30:44 PM     (No. 9176347)

So much for the Founding Father´s system of "Checks and Balances" in the U.S. Constitution to prevent a tyrant from taking dictatorial power over the purse strings of the House of Representatives.....

Oh wait, Chief Justice John Roberts said it was okay to levy a tax without it coming from the House....

KIng Obama has spoken--there shall be MORE TAXES!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: VOLKSFORD, 2/14/2013 1:52:31 PM     (No. 9176397)

Jimmy Carter redux.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: LouD, 2/14/2013 2:01:55 PM     (No. 9176414)

#12, Lurch claims to be a decorated war vet, yet I wouldn´t/don´t want him in any position to affect government policies. (I know, I know. He is SOS, but I don´t want him there.) Just because someone at one time did an act of valor, it doesn´t mean that he is qualified to lead the country in any capacity. I´m a vet, but I don´t think that means I can run the DOD. There are thousands of examples of people who once performed heroic deeds, but that doesn´t make them expert in anything. Unless one is an anti-Semite, and agrees with someone like Hagel, who is one too.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: fritzilou, 2/14/2013 2:21:16 PM     (No. 9176464)

The one thing we all need to understand: Obama has no respect for the American people, none. It doesn´t matter whether you are for him or against him, the results will be the same for us all; debt, decline and loss to each and every one of us.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 2/14/2013 4:09:43 PM     (No. 9176699)

I wish he´d save future generations from a lifetime of over the top taxes!

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