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White House: EPA decision had nothing to do with Copenhagen; Climategate scandal-no effect
WashingtonExaminer.Com ^ | 12/07/09 | Byron York

Posted on 12/07/2009 6:16:58 PM PST by neverdem

Climategate scandal will have no effect

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs is denying suggestions that the timing of the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to regulate carbon dioxide as a dangerous pollutant had anything to do with President Obama's upcoming appearance at the Copenhagen global warming summit. After all, Obama can now tell the summit that his administration will crack down on carbon dioxide emissions even if Congress fails pass a cap-and-trade bill.

At today's briefing, one reporter said the timing of the EPA decision "looks politically convenient." Gibbs responded that the EPA decision was set in motion by a 2007 Supreme Court decision, Massachusetts v. EPA, and had nothing to do with the president's upcoming trip. "The timing is based on the fact that the first step of this process is being completed," Gibbs said.

Later, another reporter tried again. "On the EPA issue, will the negotiators who are there now and President Obama when he arrives next week not mention the fact that if legislation to cut greenhouse gases does not come through the Senate next year, that they have this in their hand as a backup?" the reporter asked.

"Again&hellipthat process was set in motion by the Supreme Court's ruling on a lawsuit in 2007," Gibbs responded.

"But it's nice to have the EPA in your back pocket," the reporter said.

"Again, this was set in motion, what, more than -- almost two years ago," Gibbs said. "This was set by a court two years ago."

Gibbs also said the Climategate email scandal will have no effect on Obama's push in Copenhagen. When asked whether the scandal "should slow the momentum in any way, shape, or form?" Gibbs responded, "It shouldn't, because the science is clear."

"And settled?" Gibbs was asked.

"And settled."


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KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoenvironment; bhoepa; bhofascism; bhotyranny; byronyork; climategate; democrats; globalwarming; tyranny

1 posted on 12/07/2009 6:16:59 PM PST by neverdem
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To: neverdem; DollyCali; FrPR; TenthAmendmentChampion; Horusra; Delacon; Thunder90; Entrepreneur; ...
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

2 posted on 12/07/2009 6:18:19 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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To: steelyourfaith; xcamel

GW ping


3 posted on 12/07/2009 6:18:54 PM PST by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: neverdem

In this case, I hate being right. The commie beat goes on.


4 posted on 12/07/2009 6:19:27 PM PST by deadrock (Liberty is a bitch that needs to be bedded on a mattress of cadavers.)
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To: steelyourfaith

35 seconds... ;-)


5 posted on 12/07/2009 6:19:35 PM PST by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: steelyourfaith

Welcome to Nazi Germany 1933. Hitler would be proud of the current crop in the US Congress, this Administration, and the Fuhrer Zero.


6 posted on 12/07/2009 6:20:11 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead (Clean the RAT/RINO Sewer in 2010 and 2012)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

We’ll see about that.


7 posted on 12/07/2009 6:20:52 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: scripter

LOL, better luck next time. 8^)


8 posted on 12/07/2009 6:22:26 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

December 7th - A day that will live in infamy.


9 posted on 12/07/2009 6:22:57 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad
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To: neverdem

Marxists do not let facts get in the way of their agenda


10 posted on 12/07/2009 6:23:46 PM PST by G Larry (DNC is comprised of REGRESSIVES!)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
The Ominous Parallels
11 posted on 12/07/2009 6:25:07 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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To: steelyourfaith

At least I got the globalwarming keyword in there... or so I think... maybe you beat me to that as well!


12 posted on 12/07/2009 6:26:08 PM PST by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: steelyourfaith
Right, after the next election and the Socialists, Communists and Democratic leadership are out of office we need to totally clean house. I mean everyone connected with government needs to go. Complete overhaul in government is the only way we can purge this nonsense from our country. We should move all Socialists, Communists and Democratic leadership to California and wall it off with 30’ x 50’ fence complete with razor wire and land mines.

We will NOT go peacefully into the night and turn our country over to a bunch of wackos who hate everything this country stands for.

13 posted on 12/07/2009 6:26:30 PM PST by reader25
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To: reader25

California? Give them some CHEAP real-estate, not the good stuff!


14 posted on 12/07/2009 6:28:40 PM PST by ROTB ("By any means necessary" is evil. See what God thinks of "rising oceans" in Jeremiah 5:22)
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To: steelyourfaith

15 posted on 12/07/2009 6:31:03 PM PST by red-dawg
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To: neverdem
White House: EPA decision had nothing to do with Copenhagen; Climategate scandal-no effect

Seriously, does Obama think the entire nation is as uninformed as Joe 6-pack, whose only source of news at 6pm dinner hour from ABCCBSNBCNPRPBSCNNMSNBCCNBC?
16 posted on 12/07/2009 6:31:08 PM PST by Cheerio (Barack Hussein 0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: neverdem

Let’s see:

Geitner does his own thing - No input from Zer0

Hitlery does her own thing - No input from Zer0

Justice decides to try terrorists in NY - No input from Zer0

Now the EPA decides to do her own thing - No input from Zer0!

I think that either we have a massive coverup, or we have a serious lack of management leadership from Zer0, who has never even run a lemonaid stand, nor a position where he managed anyone!


17 posted on 12/07/2009 6:34:15 PM PST by Noob1999
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To: neverdem
If CO2 is a dangerous pollutant then so is oxygen and so is water.

There is no greenhouse warming. Period.

No Smoking Hot Spot

1. The greenhouse signature is missing. We have been looking and measuring for years, and cannot find it.

Each possible cause of global warming has a different pattern of where in the planet the warming occurs first and the most. The signature of an increased greenhouse effect is a hot spot about 10km up in the atmosphere over the tropics. We have been measuring the atmosphere for decades using radiosondes: weather balloons with thermometers that radio back the temperature as the balloon ascends through the atmosphere. They show no hot spot. Whatsoever.


18 posted on 12/07/2009 6:38:28 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Welcome to Nazi Germany 1933. Hitler would be proud of the current crop in the US Congress, this Administration, and the Fuhrer Zero.

Yes indeed. It feels like the Weimar Republic all over again. The horror of it is that the Republicans have never really comprehended -- and still don't -- that they were being herded into this box incrementally, step by step, over many years. Totalitarianism's the name and environmentalism's the game.

19 posted on 12/07/2009 6:41:38 PM PST by Bernard Marx ("Civilizations die by suicide, not from murder" Toynbee)
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To: neverdem

Hey Hussein, YOU LIE...BOY!


20 posted on 12/07/2009 6:42:13 PM PST by AtlasThugged316 (Who is Edmund Ruffin?)
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To: neverdem

Obviously the Science was settled on a lie. They have more or less admitted that now.


21 posted on 12/07/2009 6:45:11 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: scripter

There you go. Well done.


22 posted on 12/07/2009 6:45:28 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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To: reader25

I’m with ya’.


23 posted on 12/07/2009 6:46:52 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Time to prosecute Al Gore now that fellow scam artist Bernie Madoff is in stir.)
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To: Cheerio
Why don't you do a google search of Supreme Court + CO2 + pollutant

You will find much info about that decision.

24 posted on 12/07/2009 6:48:32 PM PST by Ben Ficklin
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To: steelyourfaith

LIARS! The so-called “scientists” lied. The politicians lied. The head of EPA Browner lied. The media lied. They are all liars. Face it...we are surrounded by liars in power. Resist. Resist. Resist.


25 posted on 12/07/2009 6:51:09 PM PST by hal ogen
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To: neverdem


26 posted on 12/07/2009 6:51:10 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: neverdem
As Rush so aptly puts it "From the Universe of Lies"...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

27 posted on 12/07/2009 7:00:49 PM PST by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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The list, ping


28 posted on 12/07/2009 7:01:07 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: neverdem
Climmunists
29 posted on 12/07/2009 7:02:34 PM PST by 4Liberty (Pimp my mortgage)
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D0000MAGE!

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30 posted on 12/07/2009 7:17:33 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Don't eat your dog; eat obnoxious, liberal humans to save the planet!)
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To: neverdem

Climategate changes nothing.

We were going to raise your taxes, take your freedom and take luxury trips to Denmark anyway. :)


31 posted on 12/07/2009 7:30:13 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: neverdem

Yeah, and I’ve got a certificate of live birth for one U.S. president clenched in my fist.


32 posted on 12/07/2009 8:20:42 PM PST by madison10
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To: reader25

Right, after the next election and the Socialists, Communists and Democratic leadership are out of office we need to totally clean house.”

I disagree. I don’t believe they would intentionally be destroying this country if they thought they’d be voted out on their azzes in 10 and 12. The question is, what do they have planned that is going to prevent us from “cleaning house”?


33 posted on 12/07/2009 9:17:51 PM PST by Kimberly GG (Join Me In BOYCOTTING all ObamaTV!! (Change the channel or do so and then turn tv off!!))
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To: neverdem

Gibbs is a world class liar, that is for certain.


34 posted on 12/07/2009 10:30:29 PM PST by Post Toasties
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FReepmail me to get on or off


Climategate rundown (extensive)
Ping me if you find one I've missed.

Go figure.

35 posted on 12/08/2009 3:44:52 AM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: neverdem

The lying needs to stop. Or maybe it will have to be stopped.


36 posted on 12/08/2009 3:47:36 AM PST by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: neverdem

What these idiots don’t realize is that C02 is vital to life on earth. Without if the planet would be a giant snowball.


37 posted on 12/08/2009 6:01:22 AM PST by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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To: neverdem

Unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats writing law is one of the primary traits of a dictatorship. Congress or the courts can no more give law-making power to bureaucrats than obuma can give his war-making power to Bill Ayers. Our Declaration of Independence devotes several points in the grievances concerning the illegal law-making power of the British Crown bureaucrats.

The entire federal government is criminal and a fraud.

It’s time for states to stand up to these nazi bureaucrats and challenge any so-called “law” under the data quality act. If that doesn’t work, states need to harass, arrest and imprison federal bureaucrats for violating state sovereignty.


38 posted on 12/08/2009 6:05:42 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: jesseam
"What these idiots don’t realize is that C02 is vital to life on earth. Without if the planet would be a giant snowball."

Don't be fooled. They are smarter than that & cunning like a fox. They thought they found a "vehicle" in Global Warming in which they could finally control the world's population. They know damn well this is a lie & a fraud being foisted upon us. Christ warns us of it in Revelation. One World Government is coming whether we like it or not, (just like Rockefeller said) I'm not saying *we* shouldn't resist...but the next generation(s) of indoctrinated, ignorant & naive citizens will conform to their evil plot. I'd hoped I'd be long gone before I would see it unfold, but that train is approaching at break-neck speed thanks to FAUXbama. He hasn't even been in office for a year yet, and look at the damage done, for G*d sssaykes!!

39 posted on 12/08/2009 8:38:42 AM PST by Beloved Levinite (I have a new name for the occupier of The Oval Office: KING FRAUD! (pronounced King "Faa-raud"))
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To: neverdem

That’s silly to claim there is no linkage.


40 posted on 12/08/2009 8:39:54 AM PST by Paladin2
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