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EPA To Unilaterally Push Cap And Trade On Carbon Emissions
Daily Caller ^ | 05/27/2014 | Michael Bastasch

Posted on 05/28/2014 9:49:45 AM PDT by Rusty0604

Despite being soundly rejected a few years ago, cap-and-trade will soon get its U.S. encore — but not in Congress. The Obama administration will likely use its executive power to unilaterally impose carbon dioxide emissions trading systems.

The plan is being sold as a “flexible” one. By allowing states a menu of policy options to meet federal mandates, the standards will ostensibly meet the unique needs of each individual state. But the stark reality behind the proposal is that it will be a boon for states that have already imposed cap-and-trade systems — which are overwhelmingly Democratic states.

“While President Obama continues to pedal around his climate agenda in the hopes of solidifying a presidential legacy, concerns about how American businesses and consumers will actually meet these costly rules have been met with only silence,” said Laura Sheehan, spokeswoman for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electrcity.

“Given the current path we’re on, the administration is gambling with the livelihoods of hardworking Americans and is threatening to tip our country over the edge in costly and unreliable energy policies,” Sheehan said. “And once we go over that ledge, there’s no coming back up.”

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: capandtrade; carbon; carbonemissions; crime; epa; epaoutofcontrol; tyranny

1 posted on 05/28/2014 9:49:45 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Nachum

For the list.


2 posted on 05/28/2014 9:52:21 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Rusty0604

Obozo is doing everything in his power to destroy the US.


3 posted on 05/28/2014 9:53:02 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Rusty0604

This has got to stop. Now.


4 posted on 05/28/2014 9:56:12 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“Obozo is doing everything in his power to destroy the US.”

The groundwork has been carefully laid by the left. The only way Americans will awaken from their current stupor is for the country to come crashing down, around them.

It will happen.


5 posted on 05/28/2014 9:56:13 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: brownsfan

He has been saying that if Congress doesn’t act, he will. What he means is if Congress doesn’t act the way he wants them to, he will rule anyway.


6 posted on 05/28/2014 10:00:30 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Everyone in this administration needs to be in prison


7 posted on 05/28/2014 10:01:11 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

Ditto that!


8 posted on 05/28/2014 10:03:15 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


9 posted on 05/28/2014 10:03:37 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Rusty0604

And still Congress does nothing...


10 posted on 05/28/2014 10:04:49 AM PDT by ComputerGuy (BS, MS, PhD and a BMF besides)
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To: Rusty0604

Injunction.


11 posted on 05/28/2014 10:05:08 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: Rusty0604

Interesting. What other types of fines/costs/charges/fees/taxes can a president invent on his own?


12 posted on 05/28/2014 10:05:14 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Yep, pretty soon having heat and AC may be a luxury.


13 posted on 05/28/2014 10:06:30 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: Rusty0604
All this for a trace gas in the atmosphere that is only 0.02 percentage points away from killing all life on earth if it drops any lower. It's currently at 0.04%...If it drops to 0.02% plants die off and then we die off.

But you know what? That's not going to happen, at least not by us anyway, because we can no more lower the percentage than we can raise it because the freakin' atmosphere is 5 QUADrillion metric tons which might as well be infinity when it comes to man, ESPECIALLY when we are competing with a plant population that is trillions of times more populous than humans.

Gee, look at all that green. Obviously that must be from a bunch of people wearing green shirts, or maybe it's all green cars.


14 posted on 05/28/2014 10:10:00 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Rusty0604

“Skyrocket”


15 posted on 05/28/2014 10:10:47 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Rusty0604

FACT: Global warming is yet scientifically unproved. Any regulation enacted by the EPA based on unproven science would be fraud and any enforcement there of would be criminal. But, since the resident in the WH is a criminal..............


16 posted on 05/28/2014 10:18:34 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: drypowder

It’s all about money, the so called “scientists” want their grant money, the communists in government want the taxes, and the charlatans like Al Gore want to make more millions. That guy is worth half a billion so far and the last time he held a 9-5 job was 14 years ago.


17 posted on 05/28/2014 10:22:18 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: brownsfan

I’ve been saying this very thing since before the Obama catastrophe. Look at the post 9-11 patriotic groundswell the last real wake-up call, it was a response to painful stimulus. We in this society are so removed from this kind of discomfort that the normalcy bias does not allow the majority to contemplate where we are headed.

The only thing that will create a sea change in the majority attitude is real abject pain. The last thing I want is for this country to go though the kind of pain that’s coming but short of that there will be no change.

I just hope we get it over with soon before another generation is indoctrinated to Marxism and we still remember conservatism, capitalism and constitutionalism.


18 posted on 05/28/2014 10:22:47 AM PDT by VTenigma (The Democratic party is the party of the mathematically challenged)
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To: Rusty0604

Wouldn’t it be easier for him to just aim all of our nuclear missiles on the US instead of getting rid of us slowly?


19 posted on 05/28/2014 10:26:00 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: VTenigma

“I just hope we get it over with soon before another generation is indoctrinated to Marxism and we still remember conservatism, capitalism and constitutionalism”

My grandson is in high school in West TX. He showed me a handout given to him in geography class stating that man made global warming is a fact.


20 posted on 05/28/2014 10:26:04 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: drypowder
FACT: Global warming is yet scientifically unproved. Any regulation enacted by the EPA based on unproven science would be fraud and any enforcement there of would be criminal. But, since the resident in the WH is a criminal..............

Point well taken, but the salient issue is that no agency can tax. Only the congress and then, only the House can initiate a law to generate revenue. None of this will pass constitutional muster.

21 posted on 05/28/2014 10:26:53 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: PATRIOT1876

He thinks we deserve torture to pay for the sins of this nation.


22 posted on 05/28/2014 10:27:25 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
Our first Imperial President!


23 posted on 05/28/2014 10:27:28 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: drypowder
*FACT: Global warming is yet scientifically unproved. Any regulation enacted by the EPA based on unproven science would be fraud and any enforcement there of would be criminal. But, since the resident in the WH is a criminal..............*

One of the Founders of the Weather Channel wanted to sue Algore for fraud. I wish he had done. All the evidence is on the side of the deniers of BS.

24 posted on 05/28/2014 10:28:04 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Rusty0604
Cap n’ Trade is many many times worse than Obamacare. It can destroy in EVERY area of your life
25 posted on 05/28/2014 10:28:56 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
the last time he held a 9-5 job was 14 years ago

AND the was a Government Job. Has he "ever" held a "real" job?

26 posted on 05/28/2014 10:32:31 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: VTenigma

“I just hope we get it over with soon before another generation is indoctrinated to Marxism and we still remember conservatism, capitalism and constitutionalism.”

I’ve done all I can to educate my kids. I will rationally discuss this with anyone that cares to listen. That is my contribution. I have, God willing, roughly a generation left here.


27 posted on 05/28/2014 10:46:22 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: catfish1957

“Yep, pretty soon having heat and AC may be a luxury.”

Last winter I only heated the bedroom and the master bath. I used to cool the living room and bedroom. I’m moving my work stuff into the bedroom and cooling only that. With my older poorly insulated home heating and cooling could be $400 a month or more. It could be much less, but the lefties put a measure on the ballot and passed it which prevented the local power plant from investing in a new coal fired facility that would be built regardless. But if we’d invested in it our costs would have been substantially less.


28 posted on 05/28/2014 10:47:38 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Rusty0604

The fact that this administration first tries to jam things through Congress shows that they know it’s Congress’s role. They can’t validly claim it’s legitimate executive action on any grounds.


29 posted on 05/28/2014 10:51:00 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: Gen.Blather; All

And the Smart Meters they forced on us will soon be used to dole out our allottment of electricity. We’ll have to install stationary bikes to generate our own electricity.

Its hard not to feel hopeless or helpless.


30 posted on 05/28/2014 10:52:02 AM PDT by PenguinM
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To: firebrand

Yet that doesn’t stop them.


31 posted on 05/28/2014 10:57:33 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: PenguinM

Hamsters!


32 posted on 05/28/2014 10:59:20 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
Since no law has been passed, there is no law.

Ignore the ravings of this madman, and his insane minions.

Just ignore him.

33 posted on 05/28/2014 11:00:08 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Rusty0604

” - - - The Obama administration will likely use its executive power to unilaterally impose carbon dioxide emissions trading systems. - - - “

Tyrant Obama does another illegal bypass of Congress, to the delight of Doormat Republicans Boehner and Cantor.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/05/27/epa-to-unilaterally-push-cap-and-trade-on-carbon-emissions/#ixzz332Qo9lQl


34 posted on 05/28/2014 11:59:51 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

bkmk


35 posted on 05/28/2014 2:12:14 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Rusty0604

The EPA needs to be totally dismantled, yet no one even tries. The regulatory agencies, like the EPA, are being used to impose a dictatorship on the US and to destroy its wealth and independence of its people. This is a war and the Left will be walking on our bones because we let the country fall to its internal enemies.


36 posted on 05/28/2014 2:32:01 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Rusty0604

They will do what they can get away with, like the schoolyard bully.


37 posted on 05/28/2014 5:09:30 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: firebrand

“They will do what they can get away with, like the schoolyard bully.”

Perhaps some state governor will stand tall and refuse to comply. Paging Governor Walker, Governor Perry, Governor Christie, Governor Scott, Governor Fallin, Governor Jindal, Governor McCrory, Governor Brewer. Will any of you answer the call?


38 posted on 05/28/2014 6:17:11 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Obozo is doing everything in his power to destroy the US.

I think he's trying to create a 'crisis' - one not to waste. We can out wait democrat jerks... they want a fight - one more reason NOT to give them one.

39 posted on 05/29/2014 5:21:41 PM PDT by GOPJ (>The Mainstream Ministry of Information does not stand for liberty. Freeper Gene Eric)
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