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White House delayed
enacting rules ahead of 2012 election
to avoid controversy

Washington Post, by Juliet Eilperin

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Posted By:grayjay, 12/14/2013 9:19:52 PM

The White House systematically delayed enacting a series of rules on the environment, worker safety and health care to prevent them from becoming points of contention before the 2012 election, according to documents and interviews with current and former administration officials. Some agency officials were instructed to hold off submitting proposals to the White House for up to a year to ensure that they would not be issued before voters went to the polls, the current and former officials said.

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The White House says the delays were coincidental and without regard to politics. We believe that, just like we believe we can keep our insurance!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 12/14/2013 9:36:53 PM     (No. 9654211)

If only you so called journalists had done your job in 2012 we would not be in this situation. Stop reporting you suckups!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Johann, 12/14/2013 9:55:04 PM     (No. 9654228)

Anyone surprised?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bpl40, 12/14/2013 10:00:44 PM     (No. 9654231)

This is a news item? What world do these people live in?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cThree, 12/14/2013 10:06:09 PM     (No. 9654236)

#2: With this crew I would be surprised if it were NOT true.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 12/14/2013 10:26:08 PM     (No. 9654250)

If the government has to hide what it´s doing then it obviously doesn´t have the good of the nation at it´s center and is not working for the people but rather against them (us.)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bobn.t, 12/14/2013 10:42:56 PM     (No. 9654264)

You mean that Zippy would actually play politics with the nation.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/14/2013 11:06:44 PM     (No. 9654275)

Watch for more of the same prior to the 2014 election day.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: cgood, 12/14/2013 11:30:42 PM     (No. 9654292)

The focus of this article has nothing to do with the obvious fact that the American public was fooled because they didn´t have the facts necessary to make an informed decision in 2012. Instead, the outrage centers on the idea that their precious rules were delayed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/15/2013 2:51:40 AM     (No. 9654371)

Corruption everywhere you look. It never stops with these demonrats. How any of them ever get elected is beyond me (other than dead people and massive fraud).

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/15/2013 2:52:42 AM     (No. 9654372)

As Limbuagh frequently says, if the leftists are honest about what they are going to do, they cannot win.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: bubby, 12/15/2013 7:24:05 AM     (No. 9654461)

My question is if these rules were know ahead of the election would the results have been any different? I doubt it. First the msm wouldn´t have reported on them. Secondly there is massive inner city vote fraud that allows the Democrats "flexibility" in getting the vote count needed. Mitt was demonized by obama and his toe sucking msm. obama still had the "cool" black dude factor back then.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rinktum, 12/15/2013 7:29:24 AM     (No. 9654466)

I am far from a constitutional scholar, but this sentence caught my eye: "The EPA recently withdrew a proposal to outline what kind of water bodies deserve federal protection that had been pending since February 2012 and announced it would issue a legally binding rule instead." A legally binding rule? Isn´t that a law? Isn´t it the legislative branch that enacts laws? To me it seems that these rules and regulations coming out of all these departments and agencies are clearly in violation of the Constitution. Our prosperity is being regulated away by out of control progressive ideologues.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/15/2013 7:31:11 AM     (No. 9654470)

And the winner for Most Corrupt Administration is...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Poobah, 12/15/2013 7:37:38 AM     (No. 9654476)

Timing is everything when you want to take away a nation’s freedoms and subjugate the populace. The aspiring dictator must put in place elaborate mechanisms to control people before they rise up to resist – before they are even aware of the importance of resistance.

Obama desperately needs, and has found, a lapdog press to lull the people into acquiescence until the chains are in place.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: chicodon, 12/15/2013 8:51:02 AM     (No. 9654558)

True Headline:
"Washington Post delayed reporting White House rules shenanigans ahead of 2012 election to avoid controversy."

Next they may uncover that TEA Party groups were denied their right to organize ahead of 2012 election. Or maybe that a polling place sting showed how easy it was for people to vote for other people (i.e. the guy who claimed to be Eric Holder and was waved through).

I´m sorry. The elections are a sham and the media is a sham.

The leftist press must now feel it´s safe to report before they clam up again next year.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 12/15/2013 9:05:01 AM     (No. 9654584)

At this point in time, what difference does it make what the Spite House systematically did or did not do in order to skew the election? There will never be any consequences for any action they take. And it probably wouldn´t mattered anyway with the fine tuned Fraud Machine running the election.

Other then the pile of rubble this nation is going to have to clean up in a few years, I don´t know what difference anything makes at this point, and I´m not sure the nation is even going to be able to clean up the mess. Not the way things are going at this time.

MengleCare is like on of those buildings scheduled for demolition where the explosive experts have set charges to go off in sequence, and the building implodes in on itself.

Every clause and paragraph of that 2,000+ page monstrosity is set with an explosive charge, it was designed that way, and since October 1, those charges have been going off one by one.

I´m still trying to decide whether the Spite House didn´t take Unintended Consequences into consideration when they decided to take America down, or whether they thought the Mulatto Communist could keep on charming Joe and Jane Stupid and all would be fine and dandy.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: peterfleming, 12/15/2013 9:31:23 AM     (No. 9654623)

Environment? Hell, the White House dictocrats have stripped away the medical insurance "environment" from many millions of innocent families to inflict otherwise avoidable pain and death on those millions who´ve been, and are continuing to be, virtually ATTACKED by Obama, Biden, Jaret, Puglosi and those dozens of other corrupt, secretive CZARS.
The Big Delay, of all times, The Biggest Bald Faced Cover Up of An Outright Vicious Act, by Obama and Hillary, was abandoning our own men at Benghazi.
There are only two irresponsible liars in this disaster.
And that´s the plain truth ! Exactly what Lawrence Sellin called for yesterday ! The Diane Sawyers and the Steve Pelleys, are elegantly forbidden to tell the truth. They are most elegant, serious, Traitors to the Truth !

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Arby, 12/15/2013 10:12:42 AM     (No. 9654690)

The WaPo comes to life! Fox has been reporting this story for weeks. It´s not just about the fairness and the balance. It´s about the scoop.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: stopevhillary, 12/15/2013 10:28:36 AM     (No. 9654716)

#12 it´s the enactment of Agenda 21, by hook or by crook, shoved down our throats, enacted by fiat.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: maryc, 12/15/2013 10:28:51 AM     (No. 9654717)

There are many who recognized that he is out to destabalize this country but if he thinks he gets to be the ultimate ruler then there are many outside forces that will prove he´s a fool when they destroy what is left of the USA when they get here. Does he believe that some terrorist regime will spare him or does he even understand how vulnerable we have become economically and militarily ? How do people not see the fool ?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mulhaven, 12/15/2013 10:30:09 AM     (No. 9654722)

There could not be a sentient being on the planet who did not know this every day a delay or immunity was declared. This is way past the best-before date for such a stale news item.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 12/15/2013 10:40:22 AM     (No. 9654745)

Right, #12.

Rules and Regulations have the force of Law, although Congress has not written and passed them as Laws... and yet, without our being properly represented in the concoction of these Rules, etc., we are subjected to them.

And, we pay a price for these Rules and Regulations, beyond monetarily.

Put these on the same level as Fees and Fines and Penalties, terminology used --again-- to obviate the reality: they are taxes.

As someone has said (heard on Ravi Zacharias this morning) we live in a generation when people "listen with their eyes, and think with their feelings."

For this reason, i am not hopeful that we can stop this locomotive before it reaches the dismantled bridge, using the bridge as a metaphor for Reason, Logic, History.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: kono, 12/15/2013 10:49:49 AM     (No. 9654768)

Remember how Obama told overseas leaders to ignore his campaign rhetoric, because it was only applicable to getting votes -- he would "have more flexibility" after the election.

In case the leg-trickle libs in the media hadn´t noticed, they´re trying to pull the same trick again for 2014...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 12/15/2013 12:31:32 PM     (No. 9654890)

Well, in my opinion, and millions of others, Obama STOLE the election by putting his own political goals ahead of the USA. Been like this for almost 5 years now. Some are just catching on and others have known all the time. Obama´s goals and that of patriots have always been on divergent paths. Obamacare, Benghazi, IRS profiling, the Middle East Arab WINTER, Fast and Furious gunrunning, and other scandalous acts have brought he U.S. to a tipping point. The National debt may have already tipped.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 12/15/2013 12:35:10 PM     (No. 9654893)

And why do they do this kind of stuff?
Not just because they are corrupt to the core. They also do it because they are allowed.

They know that ´The Loyal Opposition´; (the wimpy GOP) will do nothing to stop them.

The wimpy GOP uses as an excuse "Oh, we can never get a conviction in the Senate, so why should we rock the boat with an impeachment vote in the House?"

"Oh, we better not complain about 0bama´s usurpation of our Constitutional powers and duties. The media will say bad things about us, and we won´t get invited to the cool parties anymore."

I don´t blame the Democrats and 0bama for this. They are just doing what is in their nature to do. Even if they don´t have the numbers to succeed, the Republicans are as much to blame, because they refuse to do their moral and Constitutional Duty.

And I blame the stupid ´peasants´ and the corrupt elections officials who put these Destroyers and Looters in office. TWICE, when it was obvious to anyone with at least two brain cells to occasionally collide inside their skulls just exactly what sort of people they were voting for.

/end of rant

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Reply 26 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 12/15/2013 2:26:21 PM     (No. 9655037)

I´m shocked, shocked to see there is gambling going on in this casino...

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Reply 27 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/15/2013 3:12:13 PM     (No. 9655071)

All the folks here know the media is corrupt!

All the folks here know Obama is corrupt!

What grieves me is that we sit here and take it painfully and repeatedly while John Boner, McPain, and Grahamnesty all blame US for the woes of their party.

More than ever, this country and we the people need a CONSERVATIVE party with REAL LEADERS!!!!!

Please, GOD, I pray this happens in my lifetime as I am getting older and older while my country gets stupider and stupider.....

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Reply 28 - Posted by: M2, 12/15/2013 4:02:36 PM     (No. 9655121)

How did things get this bad? How did our culture become so dishonest? How did people become liars in such huge numbers? America is standing on the edge looking into the abyss.

Had all the information that was known come out before the 2012 election our illustrious Prez would never have been reelected.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: MirJoy, 12/15/2013 7:25:32 PM     (No. 9655311)

The reality is that people are not skeptical about our government´s actions and motives any longer, they down right absolutely and totally disbelieve everything and anything they say and do - except the lo-fos who are basically disinterested except for what´s in it for them, and the ideologues who are content to forevermore believe their lying eyes.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: kono, 12/15/2013 9:23:41 PM     (No. 9655408)

#25 - Save your rant for the mainstream news media, who still seem pathologically incapable of holding Obama´s feet to the fire for his political shenanigans.

It does the GOP little or no good to raise hell at the contemptible acts of the Left, if our society´s principal news sources diligently work as the Left´s allies and chief apologists.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 12/17/2013 9:30:25 PM     (No. 9657982)

Ah, Poor little #30, and poor little GOP-E Congress.

Can´t do their Constitutional duty because the media is on the side of the dictator.

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Glen Campbell has been suffering from Alzheimer´s for over three years, but the Grammy-winning singer, 78, has recently moved into a facility, PEOPLE has confirmed. "He was moved to an Alzhemier´s facility last week," says a family friend. "I´m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We´ll know more next week." The "Rhinestone Cowboy" crooner first opened up about having Alzheimer´s to PEOPLE in an exclusive 2011 interview. Campbell and his fourth wife, Kim Woolen, decided to go public with the news because Campbell hoped to embark on a final farewell live tour. The couple wanted his

Even Hillary Clinton Isn’t Sure What
We Should Like About Hillary Clinton

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PJ Media, by Stephen Kruiser    Original Article
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The first step is admitting… It was a simple question to someone accustomed to much tougher ones: What was her proudest achievement as secretary of state? But for a moment, Hillary Rodham Clinton, appearing recently before a friendly audience at a women’s forum in Manhattan, seemed flustered.(Snip)So…no definitive successes and some clear-cut failures. And that’s the generous New York Times assessment. The Democrat fantasy story about Mrs. Clinton paints her as strong and accomplished on her own. In reality, this is a woman who is professionally defined almost entirely by two men in her life, both of whom happen to have

Those ‘rogue’ agents
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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
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Remember when Lois Lerner, in answering a planted question at an American Bar Association conference, admitted the IRS had targeted conservative groups but tried to pass it off as the work of rogue agents — “our line people in Cincinnati”? Today we know there were indeed federal agents involved. But they weren’t rogue, and they weren’t confined to IRS workers in Cincinnati. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch, we now have an e-mail Lerner sent to colleagues noting the Department of Justice was looking into criminal prosecutions of these tax-exempt groups. We know something else, too. These investigations


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