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....And Environmental Justice For All, Comrade
My Brain, | 4/6/12 | Alan Levy

Posted on 04/06/2012 1:00:30 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama

Hey, take a look at what I found on the EPA's website (Yes, I have a life. Really. I do. Promise.):

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"Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Fair treatment means that no group of people should bear a disproportionate share of the negative environmental consequences resulting from industrial, governmental and commercial operations or policies. Meaningful involvement means that: (1) people have an opportunity to participate in decisions about activities that may affect their environment and/or health; (2) the publics contribution can influence the regulatory agency's decision; (3) their concerns will be considered in the decision making process; and (4) the decision makers seek out and facilitate the involvement of those potentially affected."

http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/basics/ejbackground.html

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Hmmmm....environmental justice....environmental justice.....where did hear that before....? Dang, the 90's were such a blur...Oh, wait, now I remember!

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"Mother Jones: Can you briefly explain what 'environmental justice' means to you?

Van Jones: Environmental justice is the movement to ensure that no community suffers disproportionate environmental burdens or goes without enjoying fair environmental benefits."

http://motherjones.com/environment/2008/10/qa-van-jones

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Yep, that's the same Maoist who served as Chairman Obama's "Green Jobs Czar". ('till Glenn Beck exposed him, and the Big Mommy Regime quietly fired him over the weekend. Ah....the days when Glenn Beck was still cool....No bizarre attacks on Newt Gingrich.....Ah, those were the days, weren't they ?)

No, really, the guy is a Maoist:

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"Recalling his brief incarceration, Jones says: 'I met all these young radical people of color. I mean really radical: communists and anarchists. And it was, like, ‘This is what I need to be a part of.’ I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary.'

After leaving Yale in 1993, Jones relocated to San Francisco, where he helped establish Bay Area Police Watch, a hotline and lawyer-referral service that began as a project of LCCR and specialized in demonizing local police. In 1996 he founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, which, claiming that the American criminal-justice system was infested with racism, sought to promote alternatives to incarceration. Jones headed the Baker Center from 1996 to 2007. Between 1999 and 2009, the Baker Center received more than $1 million from......."

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2406

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From..from...c'mon, take a guess......Yep. That's right. The Fuhrer himself, George $oros.

Needless to say, Van the Maoist is very big on the whole concept of environmental justice. In fact he said this in 2008: (For craps and giggles, I'm going to add emphasis to certain words. Maybe we'll see a pattern of some sort emerge.)

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"MJ: What's the relationship between environmental justice and sustainability ?

VJ: Well, the only reason that we have the unsustainable accounting that we have right now is because incinerators, dumping grounds, and sacrifice zones were put where poor people live. It would never have been allowed if you had to put all the incinerators and nasty stuff in rich people's neighborhoods; we'd have had a sustainable economy a long time ago. We'd have had a clean and green economy a long time ago. It's the environmental racism that allowed the powerful people in society to turn a blind eye for decades to the downsides of the industrial system that got us to this point. So there's a direct relationship between environmental racism and the lack of sustainability of society as a whole. We were the canaries in the coal mines, crying for relief. Now finally the consequences are affecting everyone, with global warming and everything else. The other thing is that the environmental justice agenda is also changing. Before, it was much stronger on demanding equal protection from environmental bad. Now we are also demanding equal opportunity and equal access to environmental good. We don't want to be first and worst with all the toxins and all the negative effects of global warming, and then benefit last and least from all the breakthroughs in solar, wind energy, organic food, all the positives. We want an equal share, an equitable share, of the work wealth and the benefits of the transition to a green economy."

http://motherjones.com/environment/2008/10/qa-van-jones

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Wanna see something really weird ? Let's go back to the EPA's website. Again, because I'm a "racist, homophobic, climate change denying, Zionist war-mongering Right Wing nutjob", I'm going to add emphasis to some words:

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"How Did the Environmental Justice Movement Arise? The environmental justice movement was started by individuals, primarily people of color, who sought to address the inequity of environmental protection in their communities. Grounded in the struggles of the 1960's Civil Rights Movement, this movement sounded the alarm about the public health dangers for their families, their communities and themselves.

Early in 1990, the Congressional Black Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of academic, social scientists and political activists met with EPA officials to discuss their findings that environmental risk was higher for minority and low-income populations. They alleged that EPA's inspections were not addressing their communities' needs. In response, the EPA Administrator created the Environmental Equity Workgroup in July 1990 to address the allegation that 'racial minority and low-income populations bear a higher environmental risk burden than the general population.' The Workgroup produced a report, 'Reducing Risk in All Communities', in June 1992 that supported the allegation and made ten recommendations for addressing the problem. One of the recommendations was to create an office to address these inequities. Thus, the Office of Environmental Equity was established [Not by a bill passed in CONgress and signed into law at some lame ceremony at the White Hut, FYI] November 1992. The name was changed to Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) in 1994.

On Feb 11, 1994, President Bill Clinton signed Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations, to focus federal attention on the environmental and human health conditions of minority and low-income populations with the goal of achieving environmental protection for all communities. The Order directed federal agencies to develop environmental justice strategies to help federal agencies address disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of their programs on minority and low-income populations. The order is also intended to promote nondiscrimination in federal programs that affect human health and the environment. It aims to provide minority and low-income communities access to public information and public participation in matters relating to human health and the environment. The Presidential Memorandum accompanying the order underscores certain provisions of existing law that can help ensure that all communities and persons across the nation live in a safe and healthy environment."

http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/basics/ejbackground.html

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Yep. The "fundamental tranformation" of America didn't start with Chairman Obama. It started under Bill Caligula. Now, if I remember right, Bill had a Vice President named Al Snore, who, by sheer coincidence of course, would stand to make billions from this madness. You know what else ? Bill Caligula was also married to this woman, who, once again, this is just coincidence mind you, just happened to have a mentor named Saul Alinsky. Yep, it's just Crazytown how that all worked out, huh ?

Creating a Marxist-Leninist command and control Soviet style economy isn't easy. (Just ask "Republican" Presidential Candidate Mitt Trotsky. Look how it blew up in his face in Taxachusetts.) You gotta have a plan, Comrade. You can't just come in and slaugher the bourgeoisie all Che Guevara-like. That's soooo late Twentieth Century. First, you have to have a cadre ready. For example, a person like this would be very helpful. True Believer, I'd like you to meet Nia Robinson. Ms. Robinson is member of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council at the EPA (AKA--the Empire Protection Agency.)

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"Robinson, Nia Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative

Ms. Robinson is the Director of the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative (EJCC) in Washington, D.C. She was a 2003 Climate Justice Corps Fellow prior to joining EJCC. She was also an organizer and labor relations representative with Service Employees International Union [emphasis added] and a program organizer with the Earth Tomorrow Program of the National Wildlife Federation. Ms. Robinson co-authored the July 2008 report, A Climate of Change: African Americans, Global Warming, and a Just Climate Policy for the U.S."

http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/resources/publications/nejac/members-exec-council-bio-2010.pdf

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Not only do you need the right people to help out, you also need the political will to pull it off. (It also doesn't hurt when you're a rogue federal agency like the EPA that doesn't have to answer to those pesky voters and you get to make "regulations" that carry the same weight as laws.) Emphasis added where appropriate:

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"Dear Colleagues:

Expanding the conversation on environmentalism and working for environmental justice are among my top priorities for our work at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. All too often, low-income, minority and tribal Americans live in the shadows of the worst pollution, facing disproportionate health impacts and greater obstacles to economic growth in communities that cannot attract businesses and new jobs.

In 1994, President Bill Clinton issued an executive order directing all federal agencies to participate in a governmentwide effort to address environmental justice issues. To strengthen our efforts in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of that directive and to ensure that the EPA is setting a standard for all other agencies, I am pleased to share our comprehensive environmental justice strategy Plan EJ 2014.

Plan EJ 2014 builds on the solid foundation we have established at the EPA to expand the conversation on environmentalism. Since my first days as Administrator, I have traveled the country to meet with diverse communities and listen to their concerns. And I am committed to making environmental justice an essential part of our decision making. Plan EJ 2014 offers a road map that will enable us to better integrate environmental justice and civil rights into our programs, policies and daily work. The plan focuses on agencywide areas critical to advancing environmental justice, including rulemaking, permitting, compliance and enforcement, community-based programs and our work with other federal agencies. It also establishes specific milestones to help us meet the needs of overburdened neighborhoods through our decision making, scientific analysis and rulemaking. Every American deserves clean air, water and land in the places where they live, work, play and learn.

Through our implementation of Plan EJ 2014, the EPA will be leading by example in expanding the conversation on environmentalism and working for environmental justice – now and into the future. I am proud to be a part of this effort and ask you to join me as we strengthen our mission to protect the health of all Americans.

Sincerely,

Lisa P. Jackson [EPA Administrator]"

http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/resources/policy/plan-ej-2014/plan-ej-overview.pdf

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All kidding aside:

We are on the edge of complete and total economic, political, and social disaster.

I can't gussy it up.

I can't make it sound palatable.

God help us all.

(This coulmn is written is dedicated to the memory of Andrew Breitbart. Words can't express how much I appreciated his work when he was here and they can't express how much his work will be missed.)


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1 posted on 04/06/2012 1:00:39 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama
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To: shibumi; MestaMachine; TheOldLady; SJackson; Nachum; LucyT; dainbramaged; dead; ...

Hey, I think I’m on to something!

Ping!


2 posted on 04/06/2012 1:06:23 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

I know I’m posting this at a very odd time. If you don’t get a response ASAP, it means I’ve gone to work and won’t be able to reply until 10pm EST, most likely.

Hey, millions of slackers are relying on my paycheck, ya know!

:)


3 posted on 04/06/2012 1:11:34 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

May I add some of my stuff?


4 posted on 04/06/2012 1:13:10 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

I think it would be awesome if you did, FRiend!


5 posted on 04/06/2012 1:15:58 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Bookmark. To early to think yet. :)


6 posted on 04/06/2012 1:27:02 AM PDT by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: moose07

No problemmo.

It’s gonna be a looooooong day for me today! No sleep, twelve hour shift ahead.

Enjoy!


7 posted on 04/06/2012 1:29:12 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

http://www.ejrc.cau.edu/execordr.html
Environmental Justice ex order

Mary Frances Berry
In 1980, Berry left the Department of Education, returning to Howard University as a professor of history and law, and Carter appointed her to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission.[1] During her tenure on the commission, she became involved in legal battles with President Ronald Reagan. When Reagan attempted to remove her from the board, she successfully went to court to keep her seat.[3] One of her most infamous quotes is from this era: “Civil rights laws were not passed to protect the rights of white men and do not apply to them.”
https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Mary_Frances_Berry

UN https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Millennium_Development_Goals

US Commission on Civil Rights
http://www.usccr.gov/press/prsndx.htm (2001-2004 are most interesting)

FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO TESTIFY ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES AND PRACTICES BEFORE CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION

(Washington, D.C.) — The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will continue to probe environmental justice issues this Friday, February 8th, after its general monthly meeting. Commissioners will hear testimony from EPA Deputy Administrator Linda Fisher and other agency heads on how the Administration is complying with environmental regulations in accordance with Executive Order 12898. Other topics will include the impact of federal policies on low-income and minority communities and the effectiveness of environmental regulation enforcement in affected communities.

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Last month, the Commission heard testimony from a range of academics, community advocates and industry experts on the health, housing, land use, economic development, transportation, and civil rights implications of federal environmental policies and practices. Specific concerns of the Commission include disparities in enforcement of environmental codes and regulations, the impact of public health laws, compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, and whether existing laws should be revised to incorporate greater awareness of environmental justice perspectives.
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“Not in My Backyard” finds that the EPA, HUD, DOT and Department of Interior have failed to fully implement Executive Order 12,898, signed in 1994 by President Clinton, mandating that federal agencies incorporate environmental justice into their work and programs. “The leadership at key federal agencies sometimes lacks commitment to ensuring that low-income communities and communities of color are treated fairly during the environmental decision-making process,” noted Mary Frances Berry, Chairperson of the Commission. “As a result, the agencies do not incorporate environmental justice into their core missions and existing programs are not evaluated.”

Following the review of the report, the Commission will conduct a briefing to explore racial disparities in the administration of justice in South Dakota.
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Not in My Backyard:
Executive Order 12,898 and Title VI as
Tools for Achieving Environmental Justice
http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/envjust/ej0104.pdf


8 posted on 04/06/2012 2:00:26 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

It looks like you’re on to something yourself.

Please ping your list. We’re both on to something.


9 posted on 04/06/2012 2:02:32 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Irenic

Hey, guess whose profile is no longer working on Discoverthenetworks.org

Lisa Jackson’s. EPA -—Head Honcho

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/Articles/EPA%20Scientist%20Silenced%20in%20Coverup.html


10 posted on 04/06/2012 2:17:25 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: melancholy; mnehring; Nachum

ping!


11 posted on 04/06/2012 2:19:02 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
Yes you are. Global warming alarmism is primarily a tool for scaring the proles into income redistribution. It helps that enough Americans are greedy and stupid enough to buy into the income redistribution, but the part about stopping scary stormy weather is newly added lie.

As is often pointed out here and elsewhere, taxing Americans through transportation and heating taxes (think $10 gas and several grand a month for heating) and giving the money to solar scam artists (who run a diesel generator out back) or totalitarian thugs in Africa who will allegedly plant trees, will not have the slightest measurable impact on the climate.

12 posted on 04/06/2012 2:35:56 AM PDT by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
van jones was clinton's before he was obama's.


van jones and bill clinton 2006

So was tony rezko,


13 posted on 04/06/2012 2:38:24 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: palmer; Irenic

The terrifying part about all of this is the fact that the EPA has the power to enact regualtions that have the weight of laws without CONgress. Not only that, the EPA also has an unlimited budget. Each time CONgress passes another Continuing Resolution, the EPA budget grows since it includes the baseline bump that it got from the Stimulus package.

I’ve emailed the link to this thread to the Daily Caller, the Blaze, and Worldnet Daily. Maybe those folks can dig up more than I did.

Please pass this post on to your friends. I’m not asking you to do so for any gain on my part. You can cut and paste my name out for all I care. I just want the info out and have it discussed.


14 posted on 04/06/2012 2:45:35 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: MestaMachine

Hey, whatta ya know ?

Another cowinky-dink! /s


15 posted on 04/06/2012 2:46:51 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: All

All right folks, I’m off to work.

I’ll be around 10pm EST to answer any posts.


16 posted on 04/06/2012 2:50:59 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: All

All right folks, I’m off to work.

I’ll be around 10pm EST to answer any posts.


17 posted on 04/06/2012 2:51:11 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

I’ve got to sift through my pages of links and snippets that I have in word. I’m a slob with my computer stuff. :p

I’ll try and get some of it cleaned up and post more later. I’m glad you posted, I had all but forgotten some of this. And some of it I wasn’t aware of.

It is funny how these things seem to be a stepping stone to the next thing— somehow all connected into a grand design.

That is why I found these articles rather fascinating...

www.fpif.org/articles/the_next_marx
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This Marx will produce not a manifesto for the middle class. Rather, the new synthesis will fuse economics and environmentalism in a way that fundamentally reorients both disciplines. Marx pioneered political economy; Marx 2.0 will pioneer planetary economy. It’s not just about greening capitalism, as if enough solar cells and Prii will save the world. Our current economic system has reached its planetary limit.

The confusions of our political classification system suggest that we stand at the verge of a new era. The task is not, as The Economist, the Financial Times, Francis Fukuyama, and Newt Gingrich all believe, to save capitalism or the middle class. The stakes are much higher than that. The rising waters will overwhelm Left and Right both. The future might be “storm socialism,” as Christian Parenti argues in TomDispatch, with big government expanding to deal with big weather.

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www.tomdispatch.com/post/175494/tomgram%3A_christian_parenti%2C_big_storms_require_big_government/#more

Why Climate Change Will Make You Love Big Government
A Secret History of Free Enterprise and the Government That Made It Possible
By Christian Parenti

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But don’t expect the present “consensus” to last. Global warming and the freaky, increasingly extreme weather that will accompany it is going to change all that. After all, there is only one institution that actually has the capacity to deal with multibillion-dollar natural disasters on an increasingly routine basis. Private security firms won’t help your flooded or tornado-struck town. Private insurance companies are systematically withdrawing coverage from vulnerable coastal areas. Voluntary community groups, churches, anarchist affinity groups — each may prove helpful in limited ways, but for better or worse, only government has the capital and capacity to deal with the catastrophic implications of climate change.

*snip*
Storm Socialism

The onset of ever more extreme and repeated weather events is likely to change how we think about the role of the state.


18 posted on 04/06/2012 3:03:14 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

hillary was bill’s connection to Chicago just like michelle was obama’s connection to daley and jarrett. Chicago was obama’s connection to clinton and the rest is history.

If you can find me even one, just one, obama appointee, no matter how high or low, including the doj, judiciary, intel, and the military, who was not a clintonista first, I would be shocked. That includes kagan and sotomeyer.


19 posted on 04/06/2012 3:04:14 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Irenic
It is wierd to me how everyone connects obama and soros, but NO ONE connects clinton and obama...and clinton to bush.


20 posted on 04/06/2012 3:33:51 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Irenic
Storms are interesting. There is a long term downward trend in strong tornadoes (2011 season notwithstanding). There is a cyclical trend in Atlantic hurricanes independent of any sea surface warming (which is real). There is a worldwide decline in total hurricane strength (some stronger storms but fewer overall). There is the simplest model that says as the Arctic warms, there will be less stormy weather.

On the other side of the coin is the Federal insurance programs and Federal disaster relief which is getting more and more ridiculous every year. There is the Army Corps spending billions on flood control which often "saves" a couple of farms (which would be better off flooded and renewed) at the expense of higher water downstream. There are people's greed and stupidity that lets them rationalize that it is not their fault for building on a floodplain, but someone else's.

It is certainly possible that one offshoot of global warming may be higher rainfall totals. If true, it is a negative feedback (u.e. the water cycle increase causes net cooling). I don't think it is profitable to argue against the need for well engineered flood control whether floods are frequent or infrequent because floods will happen regardless of climate. But we are talking about a relatively small land area at risk. But there is absolutely no reason to jump from that need to a requirement for carbon control. That is simply ludicrous, insane, stupid and probably done with malicious intents.

21 posted on 04/06/2012 3:42:14 AM PDT by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: MestaMachine

Throw Rove in the pot, too.

During the defense closing arguments Rezko’s lawyer, Joe Duffy, just told the jury: “The evidence shows Rezko spent more time in 2003-2004 fundraising for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, then he did for Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.”
Duffy said Rezko held a few fundraisers for Obama while he was running for U.S. Senate.

Duffy also challenged Ata’s testimony regarding what Rezko told him about Karl Rove and an Illinois GOP operative, Robert Kjellander, plotting to replace Chicago U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald. Duffy asked Ata, “you believe Tony Rezko could actually influence President Bush?” Ata, replied, “No.” Duffy followed by saying, “Well, the president chooses the U.S. attorney, right?” Ata replied, “Yes.”
“So you’re suggesting that Mr. Rezko had the influence and power to influence the president?” Ata replied, “Tony Rezko informed me that Bob Kjellander was working with Karl Rove to change the U.S. attorney in Chicago.” Karl Rove’s attorney denies this claim.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,335592,00.html#ixzz17VHTxitz

For the first time in the trial, jurors on Friday heard the voice of defendant Tony Rezko during a tape-recorded phone call played in court.
The phone call was between Rezko and Illinois Hospital Facilities Planning board member Stuart Levine in May 2004. Levine, who entered into a plea agreement, has turned as a key witness for the federal government.
The two were discussing how they planned to control votes on the state board. Then Rezko tells Levine what to do in order to cover their tracks. He discusses an unnamed female board member.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,335592,00.html#ixzz17VcEyH4y


22 posted on 04/06/2012 3:51:52 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: MestaMachine

I’ve not seen some of the pictures before. It really makes me feel like we’re being duped.

Thanks for posting them.


23 posted on 04/06/2012 3:55:59 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: palmer

“done with malicious intents.”
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Yeah, that is what worries me.


24 posted on 04/06/2012 3:58:16 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
There should have been a alert, especially this early in the morning.
25 posted on 04/06/2012 4:12:49 AM PDT by Pecos (O.K., joke's over. Time to bring back the Constitution.)
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To: Irenic
Did you notice blago in da pew with obama and clinton? There are a lot of pictures with the worst of the worst all together in one place or another.

Immediately to the left of clinton on the 'New Economy' image was none other than nancy pelosi. This is the entirety of the original clinton agenda we are SEEING in front of our faces. From the housing meltdown to the financial meltdown and the absolute looting of the WORLD's treasury and GWB was smack in the middle of it. In fact, he, along with bernanake and paulson, pulled the triggeron it just days before GWB left office. This has been in progress since the inept carter, but Reagan slowed it to a crawl. Then along came bush daddy and it started for real and never quit.

It's easy to blame soros but anyone who thinks it begins or ends there is naive to the core.

I even have old images of clinton with theresa heinz before John Heinz conveniently 'died' in a small plane crash.

26 posted on 04/06/2012 5:05:10 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

For thirty years the world has collectively worked toward rendering American Citizens subjects. Reagan and Gingrich are the only leaders that effectively impeded the process.

The remainder of the American Leadership have all been compromised.


27 posted on 04/06/2012 5:23:01 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: MestaMachine

Here’s a question for ya...I have hunted and hunted and now I am wondering if I dreamed it up. Was there a picture of Obama and Blago at a baseball game together? I have been looking for that for ages and have given it up to my imagination.

I’ve never been a Bush fan and my mother and I went ‘round and ‘round about that. She thinks Bush is the best. I think he’s a nice guy and he doesn’t hate this country like Obama but I don’t have much more than that.

And I really don’t care for papa Bush’s 1000 points of light.

I am still hunting an article that i read once and I am certain I didn’t imagine THAT. Anyhow, it was an interview of a black guy who called himself a “green entrepreneur” —it was right before or right after Obama was elected and he was connected to algae. I want his name, I can’t remember this guys name...I have searched for that one for a while and cannot find the durn thing. urgh!


28 posted on 04/06/2012 5:25:17 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

29 posted on 04/06/2012 5:35:54 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine

Humph, I am skeptical that Obama wasn’t a part of what Blago now sits in prison for. Obama acted as if they never met...


30 posted on 04/06/2012 5:49:02 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Absolutely Nobama
The environmental justice movement was started by individuals, primarily people of color

Who apparently have a lot of expendable income to buy $4 a gallon gas.

31 posted on 04/06/2012 7:26:19 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUqJhFBTv1w


32 posted on 04/06/2012 7:41:02 AM PDT by ProgressingAmerica (What's the best way to reach a you tube generation? Put it on you tube!)
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To: MestaMachine; Irenic; Zionist Conspirator

.....and I’m back. Life is good when you can say “Dad, I’m not coming in today.”

j/k, j/k.....

But I did burn my last sick day until November. This is too important.

Guess what ? I have more.

From the Department of No Education:

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“The Department of Education today announced the release of its draft Environmental Justice (EJ) strategy. The Department’s draft EJ strategy focuses on healthy learning environments for students, energy-efficient school facilities, sustainability education and environmental literacy, and energy efficiency in the Department’s facilities. This draft EJ strategy is the Department’s plan to address environmental justice concerns and increase access to environmental benefits through the Department’s policies, programs, and activities.

The Department is committed to meeting the goals of Executive Order 12898, ‘Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations,’ which states that each participating federal agency should make environmental justice part of its mission. Specifically, this release is the latest step in a larger Administration-wide effort to ensure strong protection from environmental and health hazards for all Americans. In August, federal agencies signed the ‘Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice and Executive Order 12898’(EJ MOU), which committed each agency to, among other things, finalizing an EJ strategy and releasing annual implementation reports. Links to the other federal EJ Strategies can be found on the Environmental Justice Interagency Workgroup webpage at http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/interagency/iwg-compendium.html.

The draft strategy will be open for public comment for 45 days, or until March 26, 2012. Comments can be submitted by emailing EDEnvironmentalJustice@ed.gov. The Department will then review those comments and finalize the strategy. After the strategy is final, the Department and its federal partners will continue to engage stakeholders through outreach and events and will respond to public comments through annual implementation reports.”

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-releases-environmental-justice-strategy

If you have a kid in a government-run school (h/t John Stossel), it means they’re being brain-washed.

If you’ll note, the word “CONgress” is not found in the above statement from the DoE.


33 posted on 04/06/2012 7:42:38 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Pecos

Maybe I should have posted this in “breaking news” ?

I don’t mean that in an arrogant way, but I can’t recall ever hearing this or seeing this anywhere else.


34 posted on 04/06/2012 7:45:11 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Pecos

Maybe I should have posted this in “breaking news” ?

I don’t mean that in an arrogant way, but I can’t recall ever hearing this or seeing this anywhere else.


35 posted on 04/06/2012 7:45:21 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: MestaMachine

Let’s not forget John Podesta, the head of the Center for American Progress (a $oros front group), who headed up Chairman Obama’s transition team, who was a Chief of Staff under Bill Caligula.


36 posted on 04/06/2012 7:51:01 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: mo

“Reagan and Gingrich are the only leaders that effectively impeded the process.”

Who could possibly argue with that ?


37 posted on 04/06/2012 7:53:42 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: mo

“Reagan and Gingrich are the only leaders that effectively impeded the process.”

Who could possibly argue with that ?


38 posted on 04/06/2012 7:53:56 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: ProgressingAmerica

Mark Levin is the man!


39 posted on 04/06/2012 7:59:07 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: ProgressingAmerica

Mark Levin is the man!


40 posted on 04/06/2012 7:59:26 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

It sure does seem they are trying to shift powers via this Environmental Justice crud!


41 posted on 04/06/2012 8:04:05 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic; MestaMachine; ProgressingAmerica; All

“It sure does seem they are trying to shift powers via this Environmental Justice crud!”

They sure are.

More from the DoE:

“Two weeks from today, Secretary Duncan will take the stage at the Green Schools National Conference in Denver, providing a high note at what is fast becoming the largest annual meeting of the green schools movement. The Secretary and other distinguished speakers, including Deputy Undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Janey Thornton, mayors from several cities, and business leaders representing companies from Stonyfield Farm to Siemens, will address the green schools movement and how it can strengthen our economy, revitalize our schools and ensure access to green school benefits for all.

The Secretary’s appearance and the growing popularity of this conference signal a new milestone in green schools, coinciding with the inaugural year of U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) program. ED’s new Environmental Justice Strategy explains how ED-GRS is just one initiative supporting a goal at the very heart of ED’s mission: assuring equal educational opportunity for every student. ED-GRS, among other initiatives, helps suggest ways to address the adverse health and environmental conditions that disproportionately affect student achievement among minority and low-income populations.

Over the past months, we’ve all seen how ED-GRS is encouraging state education agencies and school communities to consider the intersection of environment, health and education; putting a range of existing resources in one place for their use; and facilitating experts to help schools become healthier, safer and easier on the environment.

For this reason, ED-GRS plays an important part in ED’s Environmental Justice Strategy, responding to a Presidential Executive Order, which explains how the Department’s policies, programs, and activities aim to increase access for all to healthy, safe and high-achievement promoting environments. The strategy is available for public comment through March 26th and is one of several initiatives in which ED takes part, including America’s Great Outdoors and the Urban Waters Federal Partnership, to make good on the President Obama’s commitment to healthy environments and sustainable economies for all Americans.

The draft strategy makes it plain that the green schools movement, with its focus on environment, health, economy and education aims to do more than help our economy and nation grow sustainably. Just as importantly, this veritable green schools revolution is helping to ensure fairness and opportunity for all of our nation’s students.”

http://www.ed.gov/blog/2012/02/a-green-revolution-for-all


42 posted on 04/06/2012 8:13:28 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Irenic; MestaMachine; ProgressingAmerica; All

“It sure does seem they are trying to shift powers via this Environmental Justice crud!”

They sure are.

More from the DoE:

“Two weeks from today, Secretary Duncan will take the stage at the Green Schools National Conference in Denver, providing a high note at what is fast becoming the largest annual meeting of the green schools movement. The Secretary and other distinguished speakers, including Deputy Undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Janey Thornton, mayors from several cities, and business leaders representing companies from Stonyfield Farm to Siemens, will address the green schools movement and how it can strengthen our economy, revitalize our schools and ensure access to green school benefits for all.

The Secretary’s appearance and the growing popularity of this conference signal a new milestone in green schools, coinciding with the inaugural year of U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) program. ED’s new Environmental Justice Strategy explains how ED-GRS is just one initiative supporting a goal at the very heart of ED’s mission: assuring equal educational opportunity for every student. ED-GRS, among other initiatives, helps suggest ways to address the adverse health and environmental conditions that disproportionately affect student achievement among minority and low-income populations.

Over the past months, we’ve all seen how ED-GRS is encouraging state education agencies and school communities to consider the intersection of environment, health and education; putting a range of existing resources in one place for their use; and facilitating experts to help schools become healthier, safer and easier on the environment.

For this reason, ED-GRS plays an important part in ED’s Environmental Justice Strategy, responding to a Presidential Executive Order, which explains how the Department’s policies, programs, and activities aim to increase access for all to healthy, safe and high-achievement promoting environments. The strategy is available for public comment through March 26th and is one of several initiatives in which ED takes part, including America’s Great Outdoors and the Urban Waters Federal Partnership, to make good on the President Obama’s commitment to healthy environments and sustainable economies for all Americans.

The draft strategy makes it plain that the green schools movement, with its focus on environment, health, economy and education aims to do more than help our economy and nation grow sustainably. Just as importantly, this veritable green schools revolution is helping to ensure fairness and opportunity for all of our nation’s students.”

http://www.ed.gov/blog/2012/02/a-green-revolution-for-all


43 posted on 04/06/2012 8:13:38 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: thouworm; Hotlanta Mike

ping!


44 posted on 04/06/2012 8:19:19 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: thouworm; Hotlanta Mike

ping!


45 posted on 04/06/2012 8:19:25 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

Hence the images. Ain’t nobody gets near oblame-a without having been a clintonista first. NOBODY.

And if billy jeff could have sandy burglar steal documents from the National Archives, imagine the breeze that blew though Hawaii.


46 posted on 04/06/2012 8:20:44 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine

I think we’re all on to something huge.

Eat your heart out, Beck!-—LOL!


47 posted on 04/06/2012 8:23:40 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

AND let’s not forget:
“Stroke of the pen. Law of the land. Kinda cool.” –Clinton presidential aide Paul Begala, July 1998


48 posted on 04/06/2012 8:26:53 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: All

Guess what ? The military has been dragged into this as well.

In the enclosed link, you’ll find a letter from former DoD Undersecretary Sherri W. Goodman to former EPA head Carol Browner.

http://www.epa.gov/compliance/ej/resources/publications/interagency/dod-strategy-1995.pdf


49 posted on 04/06/2012 8:47:08 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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To: All

From the Department of Labor:

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“The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is publishing its draft Environmental Justice Strategy in response to the Memorandum of Understanding with the Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (EJ IWG) signed in August 2011. President Obama has renewed agencies’ environmental justice planning by reinvigorating Executive Order 12898 (EO 12898), which tasked Cabinet-level Federal agencies with making environmental justice part of their mission. The agencies were directed to identify and address, as appropriate, the disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of their programs, policies, and activities on minority and low-income populations.

The Department views Environmental Justice from a workplace training, health and safety perspective. The Department is developing an Environmental Justice Strategy that is in line with the mission of the Department and Secretary Solis’ vision for the future: good jobs for everyone. The vision of good jobs for everyone includes ensuring that workplaces are safe and healthy; helping workers who are in low-wage jobs or out of the labor market find a path into middle-class jobs; and helping middle-class families remain in the middle-class. The Department’s draft Environmental Justice Strategy focuses on agencies involved with worker training (the Employment Training Administration (ETA) and the Office of Recovery for Automotive Communities and Workers (ORACW)), health and safety issues (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)), as well as agencies responsible for data collection (the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)) and workers’ compensation for certain injuries caused by environmental hazards (Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP)). As part of our development of the DOL Environmental Justice Strategy, we are soliciting public comment.

Your input is important to us. Please read the draft strategy and respond to the thought questions on the left side of this page. Please consider the spectrum of DOL programs, policies, grants, enforcement actions, or regulations when providing responses. Please provide responses that are supported with specific examples and data, where possible.”

http://dolenvironmentaljustice.ideascale.com/


50 posted on 04/06/2012 8:52:59 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Right Of You To Be You Is At Stake....Resist Cultural Marxism!)
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