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Madness, from D.C. to Denver (NOW, we can take over Agriculture - or at least TAX IT TO DEATH)
summit daily ^ | March 10 | Liddick

Posted on 03/13/2009 9:15:06 AM PDT by jessduntno

Have we all suddenly gone mad? Have our wits suddenly deserted us? Has common sense been completely routed from our lives? The indications are not good.

In a little-noticed verdict last week, a U.S. District Court of Appeals has decided that the Clean Air Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency to act against farmers who endanger public health by kicking up dust in the course of their business. Expect anti-dust regulations and fines to follow.

For those unfamiliar with pastoral activities, allow me to enlighten: I grew up on a farm, and can personally attest that most types of agriculture require close contact with dirt. Especially for the dry-land types of farming that produce most of the world’s cereal crop, a cloud of dust is the unavoidable consequence of preparing the land for planting. Even using the most modern and minimal cultivation techniques, it’s a grimy business.

But the Big Wazoos of regulation in the District of Columbia don’t care about details. According to the EPA’s spokesperson, the agency’s goal is “to protect public health,” so the dust must go. How that will be done is somewhat less clear. Perhaps gigantic plastic sheets to trap the noxious stuff before it offends the nostrils of those who eat what farmers grow?

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cleanairact; democrats; economy; environment; environmentalism; envirowackos; epa; epabrownshirts; farming; foodcontrol; liberalism; liberals; marxism; neomarxism; obama; obamabrownshirts; policestate; socialism
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To: jessduntno

I hope they know hunger sometime but it really will be the already poor and helpless that will go hungry while they stuff their guts and tax everyone saying that it is to help the poor and helpless.


41 posted on 03/13/2009 10:24:01 AM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: sleepwalker
Perhaps we need to go Galt. Any place to hide in Colorado

Except the Rats are in charge here too and their enviro-wackos would never let it be built!

42 posted on 03/13/2009 10:26:17 AM PDT by colorado tanker (Oh my God, am I hoping for change.)
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To: jessduntno

The “Department of Food” is an inevitability if the political class is to achieve total dominance over the population.


43 posted on 03/13/2009 10:28:29 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: jessduntno
According to this article,

....the U.S. District Court of Appeals in Washington ruled Tuesday that the EPA had already provided the evidence necessary to determine farm dust "likely is not safe.".......

So it seems the courts will allow the EPA to regulate "dust" because it "might" be unsafe.
44 posted on 03/13/2009 10:30:58 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: Iowa Granny; Ladysmith; Diana in Wisconsin; JLO; sergeantdave; damncat; phantomworker; joesnuffy; ..

If you’d like to be on or off this Upper Midwest/outdoors/rural list please FR mail me. And ping me is you see articles of interest.


45 posted on 03/13/2009 10:44:04 AM PDT by SJackson (a tax cut is non-targeted…no guarantee…they’re free to invest anywhere that they want, J Kerry)
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To: Gabz; gardengirl

Gardening - Dirt Cloud Ping


46 posted on 03/13/2009 11:04:51 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Girlene

“likely is not safe.” So it seems the courts will allow the EPA to regulate “dust” because it “might” be unsafe.”

Yeah. It is LIKELY these guys writing this law are morons...


47 posted on 03/13/2009 12:05:53 PM PDT by jessduntno (Obama signing legislation; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sm1Jyusyoqk)
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To: jessduntno; Diana in Wisconsin; gardengirl; girlangler; SunkenCiv; HungarianGypsy; Gabz; ...
Garden ping.................

Yeah. It is LIKELY these guys writing this law are morons...

Actually it is far MORE likely those writing this are morons than the dust could ever even "likely" be unsafe.

48 posted on 03/13/2009 12:47:34 PM PDT by Gabz
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To: SJackson

Thank you for pinging me.


49 posted on 03/13/2009 1:04:56 PM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2181392/posts?page=1 [Survival,food,garden,crafts,and more)
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To: Gabz

Actually it is far MORE likely those writing this are morons than the dust could ever even “likely” be unsafe. <<

You are correct.....

Thanks for the ping.


50 posted on 03/13/2009 1:09:55 PM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2181392/posts?page=1 [Survival,food,garden,crafts,and more)
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To: jessduntno

How is a tax going to prevent dust?


51 posted on 03/13/2009 1:16:47 PM PDT by vigilante2 (I support global warming)
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To: jessduntno
Have we all suddenly gone mad?

Those who the gods would destroy...

52 posted on 03/13/2009 2:16:30 PM PDT by sionnsar (Iran Azadi | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | "Tax the rich" fails if the rich won't play)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Mowing the yard = Dirt Cloud + Grass


53 posted on 03/13/2009 2:22:25 PM PDT by TYVets
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To: raven92876

ping


54 posted on 03/13/2009 3:21:26 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (The black man is keeping me down!)
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To: jessduntno

“Expect anti-dust regulations and fines to follow.”

How will that be accomplished when the pigs in DC have no food to eat? Will the EPA march its purse carrying fascist divisions into the countryside to steal food from farmers? Oh, I know, obuma will send his racist Jesse Jackson Corps to rap for food.


55 posted on 03/13/2009 3:37:01 PM PDT by sergeantdave (obuma is the anti-Lincoln, trying to re-establish slavery)
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To: jessduntno

I guess they don’t realize that dust happens These idiots are attempting to protect us from anything and everything that could possible harm us. We know it is impossible to do that.


56 posted on 03/13/2009 4:50:42 PM PDT by tob2 (Fox News Fan)
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To: jessduntno
Unfreakingbelievable...I never thought I would see this happen to my country...NEVER...
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He and his manbeast wife spelled it all out in everything they have ever written or said. Intentions and goals are clear. Do you think either of those uppity, arrogant asses would give up one cent of their wealth? ppppfft
57 posted on 03/13/2009 5:17:19 PM PDT by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder & America is dying.)
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To: cripplecreek

What’s more harmfull, dust from the fields or starvation?
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Ask Stalin


58 posted on 03/13/2009 5:23:50 PM PDT by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder & America is dying.)
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To: jessduntno

Scrappleface and The Onion might as well close up shop.

They can’t even begin to compete with this.


59 posted on 03/13/2009 8:01:54 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: cripplecreek

“What’s more harmfull, dust from the fields or starvation?”

It’s twofold. Starvation would take care of the overpopulation problem we have, don’t you know. It’s a win-win! /sarc. off


60 posted on 03/13/2009 8:21:22 PM PDT by samiam1972 ("It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish."-Mother Teresa)
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