Skip to comments.Bureaucrats Will Carry Out Mandatory Home Inspections Under Climate Bill
Posted on 07/03/2009 8:20:30 AM PDT by seven.sixtwo
The controversial climate bill that is set to be taken up by the Senate on Monday after its passage in the House will legislate home inspections by government regulators who will demand to audit every aspect of your property under the threat of substantial and repeated fines if their visits are denied or their demands not satisfied.
The climate legislation is written in a manner that automatically assumes that global warming is taking place and that it is attributed to rising CO2 levels, despite the fact that this is a highly contentious question and is being rejected by more and more scientists as time goes by.
As Tony Pacheco writes in his excellent article today, the bill will "audit every aspect of your home and life".
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originally found here: Bureaucrats Will Carry Out Mandatory Home Inspections Under Climate Bill
These “inspections” could be life threatening for someone.
So I guess when a number of their ‘inspectors’ start disappearing, they will next arrive with armed escorts?
And then a little higher up the food chain so to speak.
Somehow I don’t think this will get a whole lot of coverage on MSNBC, CNN, ABC...etc.
We tried to warn people. The federal government could never get this much power, they said. Even right thinking people I know said there would be nothing to fear after the ‘08 election. If they move to far to the left the Dems will just get thrown out, they said. We shall see.
How come these two countries come up with the same plan at the same time? Socialist International Collusion perhaps?
I wonder what this will do to the already crippled housing market?
It just keeps getting deeper. We are up to our necks in feces and Obama and the Dems just keep pouring more on.
It will take a while to sink in and first it has to get out. With the MSM in the libs bed that will take a while. Hopefully it will; be well know by 2010, then a massive conservative swing, impeachment, and undo this garbage. These next 1 1/2 years need to be turned into the complete and utter destruction of the democrat party.
C’mon, this can’t happen in America. /s
As bad as it was under King George III, it surely wasn’t *this* bad.
Sentiments aside....I’m going to have to force myself to stay below the surface on this one. Suffice it to say, what they’re proposing could be the final straw.
You mean the all-or-nothing, "I'd rather see Obama than McCain", short-sighted, cut-off-nose-despite-face 'conservatives'?
They’re not just talking about “the housing market” as in the market comprised of those wishing to buy or sell a home; they are talking about searching and ‘evaluating’ EVERY home in America - even those that aren’t part of the “housing market”. Basically it is an excuse to look for guns, money, illegal stuff, and to generally give themselves an excuse under the ‘environment umbrella’ to gain forceful control over you and me for the way we think, live, and keep our homes. I don’t know about you but this incites a rage in more than one of us, I expect.
And the horse they rode in on!
I hope so.
Their simple mantra, "because it is good for the environment" is their war cry and it will be the false justification they use to attempt set the chains about our necks.
We say that, but i am sure the goal posts will moved further away soon after this as we want to be "law abiding citizens"
Violates illegal search & seizure - Obambi is gonna have to get some ACORN thugs with guns - they aren’t coming in to my home.
Bureaucrats in league with shady contractors donating to the Democratic Party.
If you want to reduce carbon consumption, tax it directly. Less opportunity for graft. But that’s the whole point, right?
Now perhaps the Bill finesses the "unreasonable" qualifier but how will they get past probable cause?
Of course it does. But, we are talking about the good of the environment here and that trumps the Constitution and the rights of man...
Obambi is gonna have to get some ACORN thugs with guns - they arent coming in to my home.
You won't be the only one. And, I'm sure the Thug in Chief will oblige.
I know, I just violated that in another post.....I just can help myself....I wonder what’s gonna happen when push comes to shove?
“You keep your fricking Gestapo climate Nazis away from my house! And if you think you're going to fine me for the privilege, wait until you see how much I spend to kick your Fascist butt out of office!”
The Fourth Amendment sometimes needs to be protected by reference to the Second.
They will probably use our denying them access to try to prove cause.
Afterall, if you have nothing to hide, why deny them access?
Is this in their stupid cap and trade bill? I thought it wasn’t going before the Senate until Sept.! Sorry bastards!
If this is not the line in the sand, what is?
This may account for the use of GPS to locate all homes, during the Census
I have been enraged since January 20th when a Supreme Court Justice ilegally swore in a usurper.
Nothing surprises me any more.
This can’t be real. This would be a no-go for even brain-dead Americans.
Well, Thankfully because of what I do for a living, I know how to jam that.....
It also just occurred to me, how do you hide your gun safe during such inspections?
You don’t suppose THAT observation would make honorable mention during these “inspections”?
If they were aware of it, it would be a no-go. But, for most Americans the first they learn of it will be the notice they receive that it is going to happen or when they show up at their door.
Welcome to the US Congress that does not read bills and the US media that does not report anything.
An example....say the government has an axe to grind (politically say because the NSA has been forced to track dissenters [e.g., eggregious FR plaints] and report them to Obama's goons).
Then say they go to a SINGLE house in a SINGLE neighborhood subdivision and bang on the door. Do you think the rest of the people in that subdivision are going to rise up and act? No.....it will be just like a weak wildebeast cut from the heard by a lion or two.....
Even if this 'wildebeast' is heavily armed and puts up a fight, everyone will still think 'drug dealer' 'criminal' or other convenient moniker.....they'll just be thinking "I'm the lucky one - it wasn't me"......
This is going to be used to kill enemies and dissenters...they won't get around to squashing everyones' lives until they have weeded out the 'dangerous'.
This section of Cap and Trade is not getting any national press. Mainly, I believe, they haven’t read it. The politicians don’t care, as they get porkulus in return for signing it. I say follow the money on these home inspections, to see who is behind this. It could really depress the market. If a person has no money to comply, and needs to sell a home, what happens??? Foreclosure???
>> You mean the all-or-nothing, “I’d rather see Obama than McCain”, short-sighted, cut-off-nose-despite-face ‘conservatives’?
Pull your head out of your ass. That’s not what tanked McCain.
MCCAIN tanked McCain. McCain had neither the skill nor the WILL to win. It was his to lose, and he lost it.
I hated the SOB but I voted for him anyway. Actually I voted for Sarah. My guess is the vast majority of those you impugn with your sniveling rant did exactly the same.
I hate him and all RINOS and all their bloviating apologists twice as much now.
You sell the home without light bulbs in the light fixtures.
Well, I need to see the legislation written about these supposed home inspections and any fines. I had heard about an energy inspection when you sell your home. That alone is outrageous and will severely hurt the housing market. But coming into my house to check out my energy usage? Come-on - this will be the line in the sand for every home-owner.
We need to know more details and affirm if this is true or not.
Where in the bill does it say this? Anyone got a link to the text? I can’t find this in the House version, this is as close as I can get:
1 (2) STATE CERTIFICATION.Not later than 2
2 years after the date of a certification under sub
3 section (c)(1) or the application of a national energy
4 efficiency building code under subsection (d)(1),
5 each State shall certify that it has
6 (A) achieved compliance with
7 (i) State codes, or, as provided under
8 State law, local codes, with respect to
9 which a certification was accepted by the
10 Secretary under subsection (c)(2)(B); or
11 (ii) the national energy efficiency
12 building code, as applicable; or
13 (B) for any certification submitted within
14 7 years after the date of enactment of the
15 American Clean Energy and Security Act of
16 2009, made significant progress toward achiev
17 ing such compliance.
18 (3) ACHIEVING COMPLIANCE.A State shall
19 be considered to achieve compliance with a code de
20 scribed in paragraph (2)(A) if at least 90 percent of
21 new and substantially renovated building space in
22 that State in the preceding year upon inspection
23 meets the requirements of the code. A certification
24 under paragraph (2) shall include documentation of
25 the rate of compliance based on
1 (A) independent inspections of a random
2 sample of the new and substantially renovated
3 buildings covered by the code in the preceding
4 year; or
5 (B) an alternative method that yields an
6 accurate measure of compliance as determined
7 by the Secretary.
Seems to cover inspection of new or recently renovated buildings by the State to see if it meets the code, IF the state has adopted the federal energy codes.
A non-US Citizen being installed as POTUS
Appointment of umpty-gazillion CZARs to subvert the affirmation process and issue unenacted edicts
The confiscation of a legal US company (Chrysler) by the US Government and awarding 'ownership' to its former employees while simultaneously subverting and aborting US bankruptcy laws.
The Senate confirmation of appointed constitutional officers who are tax cheats
This could go on all day......it's just death by a thousand cuts...and we ARE bleeding - every minute.
I watched Stuart Varney rip a supporter to shreds on FOX yesterday about this
Will this finally get the majority of Americans to realize what the hell they voted for? I can hope.
Or are they too stupid to know who to blame it on? Just give them 24/7 Michael Jackson and they won’t care.
Irrelevant except for getting a foot in the door. When it suits them, they will just replace the technical engineering standards with political(ly correct) engineering standards.
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