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Obama suggests his upcoming rule on coal plants will avert long-term health crisis
Fox News / The Associated Press ^ | May 31, 2014

Posted on 05/31/2014 5:45:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

President Obama on Saturday tried to bolster public support for new rules his administration will announce next week on coal-firing power plants, arguing their carbon emissions are a nation health crisis – beyond hurting the economy and causing global warming.

“We don’t have to choose between the health of our economy and the health of our children,” Obama said in his weekly address. “As president and as a parent, I refuse to condemn our children to a planet that’s beyond fixing.”(continued)

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Health/Medicine; Politics
KEYWORDS: coal; electricity; energy; globalwarming; obama; waroncoal

1 posted on 05/31/2014 5:45:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And yet coal country helped put him in office twice.


2 posted on 05/31/2014 5:49:05 PM PDT by MichiganCheese (The darker the culture, the brighter your light can shine.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Communist tyrant.


3 posted on 05/31/2014 5:49:51 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why doesn’t he simply shut all the coal plants down, then we would all have perfect health immediately. Pray for guidance.


4 posted on 05/31/2014 5:50:21 PM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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5 posted on 05/31/2014 5:51:40 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

This inept pea-brain thinks he’s God!


6 posted on 05/31/2014 5:53:51 PM PDT by abclily
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No it won’t Soetero, it will raise the costs to the point of causing stress related illnesses paying for your stupid scam.

Geesh, I can’t stand this jackass.


7 posted on 05/31/2014 5:53:54 PM PDT by dforest
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To: abclily

You’re right.

Eventually, he’s in for a huge shock.

:)

And he won’t find 72 virgins waiting for him either.

Not men, not women...lol.


8 posted on 05/31/2014 5:58:20 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: dforest
Putting another 1/2 million out of work will guarantee just the opposite.
9 posted on 05/31/2014 5:58:25 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yet Obama has no problem selling that coal to China where they have no pollution controls at all. We get the same CO2, except that we get acid rain as a bonus.
10 posted on 05/31/2014 5:58:34 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama suggests his upcoming rule on coal plants will avert long-term health crisis

Sure. When you can't afford power or health care your health crisis will be very short-term.

11 posted on 05/31/2014 6:01:55 PM PDT by MileHi
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Paging Joe Mancin, paging Joe Mancin, your state just got pooped on. But you could care being a lap dog and all that.


12 posted on 05/31/2014 6:02:38 PM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, everyone east of the Mississippi should get more sleep. They won’t be watching TV or using the internet late at night because electricity will be too expensive. It may be rationed, as it is in many countries ruled by inept dictators.


13 posted on 05/31/2014 6:06:57 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This is beyond idiotic and pathetic. Man simply has no jurisdiction over the Earth and its climate.

Hundreds are going to freeze to death next winter. Bank on it.

14 posted on 05/31/2014 6:08:07 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: phormer phrog phlyer

“Why doesn’t he simply shut all the coal plants down”

Well 292 coal fired power plants is a good start. If you are not looking at an alternative electrical system you will shortly be spending quality time with your family and pets in the dark.


15 posted on 05/31/2014 6:08:27 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If we had a congress with any cajones, they would stop all funding of the EPA if king obama end runs them with this nonsense. Same with the IRS and DOJ for failing to comply with request for information on ongoing scandals. Enough is enough.


16 posted on 05/31/2014 6:12:25 PM PDT by mikefive (RLTW)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We need a “law of the land” that allows the people to throw this @$$ out and send him home to Kenya.


17 posted on 05/31/2014 6:15:24 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

If Obama was smart, he would issue a concurrent EO outlawing the coming winter.

That should take care of that...


18 posted on 05/31/2014 6:15:51 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I wonder how the environmentalist can explain to us why the earth did not melt from the mid 1800's thru the early 1960's? All cities north of Florida and east of the Mississippi used coal fired boilers to heat all commercial buildings including hotels, schools, stores, hospitals, etc., as well as many if not most residence had coal or coal oil furnaces.

Ceil Heat didn't really take off till the 1950's in homes and mainly in more warmer climates south of the Mason-Dixon. Natural Gas caught on for the most part in the 1970's. I wonder if "Oh Great One" can enlighten us on this one? :>}

19 posted on 05/31/2014 6:23:22 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: Delta Dawn

The 0bamas should be required to be on 100 percent wind power or nothing at all. Let them go on theoir million dollar teips on wind power. Let them survive next winter on wind power. I say wind power or nothing for the stupid that voted for zero as well.


20 posted on 05/31/2014 6:24:12 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Just doing laps around the sun and shaking my head that progressives can believe what they do!)
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To: MtnClimber

The Clown Prince nobama once again proves that he hates you...and your family. At least if you aren’t going to a VA for care, he probably won’t kill you...yet.


21 posted on 05/31/2014 6:27:51 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: MichiganCheese

No it didn’t.


22 posted on 05/31/2014 6:29:19 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“We don’t have to choose between the health of our economy and the health of our children,” Obama said in his weekly address.

Oh shut up.. So sick and tired of this nonsense. “Its for the children”. Dude you and your party kill more children every year then coal ever could in a thousand years..........


23 posted on 05/31/2014 6:44:30 PM PDT by 48th SPS
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To: dforest

Zer0 has a history of picking and choosing what laws he will enforce or not.
So what if states decided not to close their plants. To follow his lead and example. What would happen?


24 posted on 05/31/2014 6:46:07 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: MichiganCheese
And yet coal country helped put him in office twice.

Ummm, West Virginia voted against a winning Democrat for the first time in maybe 100 years by voting against Obama... and they went 62-38 for Romney.

25 posted on 05/31/2014 6:48:29 PM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: MichiganCheese

Obama suggests his upcoming rule on coal plants will avert long-term health crisis


Why of course it will! If you are deceased because of freezing to death in the winter or die of heat stroke if you are elderly or have an compromised immune system then you can’t possibly have long term health problems.

The man is simply a Genius I tell you! A genius./s


26 posted on 05/31/2014 6:52:54 PM PDT by The Working Man
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Tomorrow is June!

IT'S GO TIME!
Less than $4.9k to go!!

27 posted on 05/31/2014 6:54:08 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Compare the air quality around coal plants today to that of the 1970s... and NOW we feel the need for radical change?? NOW our kids are in danger?!? SMH

The air around Gary IN back in the day was almost viscous. Heck, Bugs Bunny cartoons constantly made fun of the smog covering Los Angeles in the 1960s. Improving air quality in the US today should be #188 on our priority list. There is no need for major and radical change now. This is simply a power play.

28 posted on 05/31/2014 6:56:38 PM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
"If you are not looking at an alternative electrical system you will shortly be spending quality time with your family and pets in the dark."

But we've read so many times from the official news, that them solar panels don't work. Solar panels sicken NIMBYs and kill innocent birds, firepersons and property values. They must be kept constantly spotless, and there's no way to store the energy from them.

[If that wasn't a load of irony, do I deserve a vacation trip to Venus?]

;-)


29 posted on 05/31/2014 7:02:38 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now I’m gonna have to cut down a boat load of trees to heat my home next winter.


30 posted on 05/31/2014 7:19:51 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

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31 posted on 05/31/2014 7:19:56 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: OrioleFan

Have you no unicorn dung?


32 posted on 05/31/2014 7:20:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And when folks die from freezing to death in the winter or from heat stroke due to lack of electricity to power their air conditioning? I guess those “health problems” won’t count, because they aren’t health problems, they are deaths.


33 posted on 05/31/2014 7:21:06 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Harry and Rory will need to look at taking over a lot more than the Bundy ranch.


34 posted on 05/31/2014 7:21:10 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Communist bastard destroying America.


35 posted on 05/31/2014 7:21:16 PM PDT by Williams
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To: MichiganCheese
"Obama suggests his upcoming rule on coal plants will avert long-term health crisis"

What's the point in more coal regulations that assume to extend life when you've invented obamacare to shorten it?
36 posted on 05/31/2014 7:26:01 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: OrioleFan
"Now I’m gonna have to cut down a boat load of trees to heat my home next winter."

See comment #31, if you have a smaller house (free do-it-yourself designs). If your house is very large, consider having a large masonry heater and/or solar hydronic heating system installed.


37 posted on 05/31/2014 7:27:01 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop

Yeh LOL! The plebes are not supposed to act independently from the mother ship.


38 posted on 05/31/2014 7:27:07 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Williams; All

Why are we letting him destroy us?!


39 posted on 05/31/2014 7:58:01 PM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary & remove the son of a kenyan mooslimb)
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To: reefdiver

*So what if states decided not to close their plants. To follow his lead and example. What would happen?*

Then Zero would throw a temper tantrum, Holder would immediately sue, and the states would then take the latest stance of illegals - that they won’t come to court because it might be an uncomfortable environment for them. Holder and Zero start melting down as we chant ‘lame duck’ and have a good laugh.


40 posted on 05/31/2014 9:01:39 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama’s knowledge on any matter does not extend one centimeter beyond the political agendas he has made a career of being the water carrier for.

Any person with one centimeter of honest intellectual curiosity would know - from having reviewed the entire scientific discussion of the issue from all sides - that the climate ramifications of the human generation of CO2 is not settled science, not a consensus and not verified by current climate conditions.

That knowledge is not available to someone like Obama whose political agendas requires that he not be given it and if and when given it that he ignore it.


41 posted on 05/31/2014 9:02:34 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“We don’t have to choose between the health of our economy and the health of our children"


42 posted on 05/31/2014 9:37:28 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a bleepin motherbleeper. This man is sickening.

At least people freezing to death in cold weahter, or baking to death in hot weather, or eating crap food because they can’t afford their skyrocketing electricity rates will feel better that Obama has declared they won’t die from some imaginary calamity from Gorebal warming.


43 posted on 06/01/2014 12:12:19 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nuclear power plants, anyone?


44 posted on 06/01/2014 3:01:50 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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To: familyop

Thanks.


45 posted on 06/01/2014 3:14:52 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: AdmSmith
Nuclear power plants, anyone?

Without subsidies, have at it. There's nothing stopping investors from trying again. The triple meltdowns in Fukushima were obviously caused by Japan's low average IQ and lack of world class government schools, workforce diversity, affirmative action, anti-discrimination laws, unions, equal pay laws, and American ingenuity following the rules.</s>

Historically 80% of nuclear power plants are built in Republican voting areas while 80% of the power is sent to Democrat voting areas. We would ask that future nuclear terrorist magnets be built mostly in Democrat areas and that they not discriminate against Muslims in their hiring.

46 posted on 06/01/2014 6:01:22 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Has Obama saved us from ourselves yet? I’m not feeeeeling it.


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