cap and trade coming anyway

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  1. Mr.Fitnah
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    The EPA also announced Thursday that it was taking the unprecedented step of directly issuing air permits to industries in Texas, citing the state's unwillingness to comply with greenhouse gas regulations going into effect Jan. 2. EPA officials said they reluctantly were taking over Clean Air Act Permits for greenhouse gas emissions because "officials in Texas have made clear . they have no intention of implementing this portion of the federal air permitting program."

    Two days after the midterm elections, Obama served notice that he would look for ways to control global warming pollution other than Congress placing a ceiling on it.

    "Cap-and-trade was just one way of skinning the cat; it was not the only way," he said. "I'm going to be looking for other means to address this problem."



    Read more at the Washington Examiner: EPA moving unilaterally to limit greenhouse gases | Washington Examiner
     
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    This will go to a judge, who will laugh the EPA out of court, and probably fine the lawyers for stupid
     
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    :doubt: Yeah, right.
     
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    :clap2: This Administration have never reluctantly seized more power.

    It's ironic that people who call themselves Democrats have such contempt for democracy.
     
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    I hate clean air.

    I love debt: Screwed Again
     
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    LEADING GLOBAL WARMING CRUSADER: CAP AND TRADE MAY INCREASE CO2 EMISSIONS

    James Hansen — the world’s leading climate scientist fighting against global warming — told Amy Goodman this morning that cap and trade not only won’t reduce emissions, it may actually increase them:

    “The problem is that the emissions just go someplace else. That’s what happened after Kyoto, and that’s what would happen again, if—as long as fossil fuels are the cheapest energy, they will be burned someplace. You know, the Europeans thought they actually reduced their emissions after Kyoto, but what happened was the products that had been made in their countries began to be made in other countries, which were burning the cheapest form of fossil fuel, so the total emissions actually increased…”

    Environmental groups such as Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace are also against cap and trade (and see this and this), as is the head of California’s cap and trade program for the EPA.

    Shhh. Don’t tell Al Gore about this.

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    Obviously we must kill a lot of babies to save the planet. Seriously!! The only answer is to kill off a large portion of the human population. The "Science" is unassailable, Al Gore said so! Kill a baby for the planet. Do it for tomorrow's (dead) children. We can save Mother Earth!! Kill a baby today!!!

    Oh, and one more thing please send a check to the GOREMONS!!!


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    Didn't Gore just buy a house in Malibu right next to the ocean? He has to be just laughing at all the people who bought into his crock.
     
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    Fuck it. Let's just give the IRS the ability to set tax rates too while we're at it. :rolleyes:
     
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    They might as well. They're already tickling our colons. Now TSA is jumping in for a threesome.
     
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