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Power grab: EPA wants to
garnish wages of polluters

Washington Times, by S.A. Miller

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 7/9/2014 4:45:39 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly floated a rule claiming authority to bypass the courts and unilaterally garnish paychecks of those accused of violating its rules, a power currently used by agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service. The EPA has been flexing its regulatory muscle under President Obama, collecting more fines each year and hitting individuals with costly penalties for violating environmental rules, including recently slapping a $75,000 fine on Wyoming homeowner Andy Johnson for building a pond on his rural property. “The EPA has a history of overreaching its authority. It seems like once again the EPA is trying to

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Of course they want to "bypass". Everyone in Washington would rather bypass. Why do we even have a Constitution, laws and three equal branches of government?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/9/2014 5:24:41 AM     (No. 9916211)

Note to the House of Representatives: You control the purse strings. Start defunding the EPA. Do not buckle to Dirty Harry.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 7/9/2014 5:57:19 AM     (No. 9916229)

Congress are you asleep!!!!! Shut this organization down.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 7/9/2014 6:06:13 AM     (No. 9916235)

This is exactly what the Founding Fathers risked their lives to eradicate.

fief•dom (´fif d?m)

n. 1. the estate or domain of a feudal lord.

Random House Kernerman Webster´s College Dictionary

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 7/9/2014 6:40:10 AM     (No. 9916252)

The cancer is speeding and will soon kill the host

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hank Reardon, 7/9/2014 6:51:58 AM     (No. 9916259)

EPA: Enemies of the People of America

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/9/2014 7:25:35 AM     (No. 9916290)

Well, I guess that´s OK . They probably need the money to protect us.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Vivi, 7/9/2014 7:35:35 AM     (No. 9916310)

All they need to do then is define a polluter as almost anyone. There will be no point in arguing about raising or lowering taxes. Democrats will just tap into wages and bank accounts of polluters.

Have you ever put garbage in your recycle bin comrade? I see you change your own oil. Where do you dispose the old oil? And used batteries. Is that an aerosol can next to a box of unapproved light bulbs? That´s an awfully big tank on your toilet. Oh and about that truck in the driveway. Seriously? A truck?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/9/2014 7:55:18 AM     (No. 9916336)

The ONLY protected species in this world are the DEMONRATS. These special organizations and agencies they made up in order to protect this and that is just a front. That supposed money to help this or that goes in the pockets of these DEMONRATS. Don´t let them fool you. And if you keep falling for their talk, you are a bigger fool than anyone thought.

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