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Obama to California 'Water, Its Not a Right its a Privilege' [Not a Quote from Obama]
big goverment ^ | Jan 25th 2010 | John Loudon

Posted on 02/20/2010 7:04:23 PM PST by blueyon

On the list of insane public policy moves we have come to expect from the current administration, Cap and Tax, Obamacare and Union Card Check, a fourth has garnered relatively little attention, although the implications for all Americans may be among the most far-reaching. The recurring theme is centralized control.

On Monday, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will host a rare Congressional “Field Hearing“. A Congressional delegation will venture out of the beltway and actually devote time to a problem in our country. Better yet, they will be listening to real citizens. Sort of.

At issue is what residents are calling a government-made drought in the Central and San Joaquin Valleys of California. Legal and environmental regulations in the Endangered Species Act has resulted in the diversion of 200 billion gallons of water from the agricultural heartland of California into the Ocean. According to California farmer Rose Corona,

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; corruption; environmentalists; envirowackos; farmers; government; lping; obama; rights; water; watercontrol; waternazi
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Folks we really need to vote ALL Democrats out of office...this is just plain WRONG...
1 posted on 02/20/2010 7:04:23 PM PST by blueyon
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To: blueyon

Less to get wee-weed up about.


2 posted on 02/20/2010 7:06:07 PM PST by Libloather (Tea totaler, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state, extremist....)
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To: blueyon

Water is a privilege and healthcare/abortions are rights. Remember when we were kids and we played opposites day? I guess liberals are still playing that game.


3 posted on 02/20/2010 7:06:47 PM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 (Psalms 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding but in expressing his own heart.)
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To: blueyon

Dums ushering in the bad ole days of water and range wars.

Get these maniacs out of power NOW.


4 posted on 02/20/2010 7:07:07 PM PST by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: blueyon

Obama is showing his Neo-Nazi colors by controlling access to nature’s most valued resource.


6 posted on 02/20/2010 7:07:52 PM PST by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: blueyon

7 posted on 02/20/2010 7:08:46 PM PST by onyx (BE A MONTHLY DONOR - I AM)
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To: blueyon

Free healthcare is a “right” but water is not? Somebody has been hittin’ the happy smoke again.


8 posted on 02/20/2010 7:08:53 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If the CIA and NASA are going to "monitor climate change", why the hell do we need the EPA?)
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To: blueyon

“Water its not a right its a privilege”

WOW. Is he TRYING to incite a rebellion? I mean wow....


9 posted on 02/20/2010 7:09:09 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: blueyon

What did this clown say? He really needs to go.


10 posted on 02/20/2010 7:09:12 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: highlander_UW

Obama’s constitution must begin with “We the critters”.


11 posted on 02/20/2010 7:10:06 PM PST by csmusaret (Sarah Palin thinks everyday in America is the 4th of July. Obama thinks it is April 15th.)
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To: blueyon

Because the travel distance is such a strain on both the farmers and the concerned citizens in that area, Corona and other Pro-water coalition groups are calling on all Patriots and Tea Party Activists to come and show their support for a solution in two locations. A Town Hall meeting with Representatives Nunes, McClintock, McCarthy and Bishop (R-Utah) will be held on Monday:

8:30am-10:30am
Fresno City Council Chambers
2600 Fresno Street, 2nd floor
Fresno, CA 90012-2944

The Oversight Field Hearing will be held:

1:00pm
700 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA

If you will be anywhere in Southern California on Monday, please make one of the meetings. If you cannot, please be sure your Congressman is on the discharge petition. The administration that wants to control your health care, your energy and your bank, now wants to control your water.


12 posted on 02/20/2010 7:11:00 PM PST by onyx (BE A MONTHLY DONOR - I AM)
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To: csmusaret
Obama’s constitution must begin with “We the critters”.

Perhaps we the peons...

That's all the democrats view Americans as.

13 posted on 02/20/2010 7:11:16 PM PST by highlander_UW (Obama has lost or not saved over 4 million jobs!)
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To: blueyon

Who knows? Perhaps California could vote GOP in 2012. Some of you may say that is crazy but it could be just as crazy as Massachusetts voting for a republican Senator to replace Teddy.


14 posted on 02/20/2010 7:11:55 PM PST by TMA62 (TMA62)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

he’s def confused on this one- water IS a RIGHT in this country!

WRONG COUNTRY PAL!


15 posted on 02/20/2010 7:12:18 PM PST by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Free Nobel Peace Prize with oil change =^..^=)
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To: csmusaret

Actually, Obama’s constitution begins with “We The Government”.


16 posted on 02/20/2010 7:13:17 PM PST by Question Liberal Authority ("My...health care plan is a Bolshevik plot... which will destroy America." - Barack Obama)
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To: Nachum

FWIW


17 posted on 02/20/2010 7:13:21 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: blueyon

But the morons of this state will just continue to vote Democrat, and to re-elect the pimp Obama and his prostitutes like Barbara Boxer—no questions asked. Then they wonder why they wallow in the sh-tter.


18 posted on 02/20/2010 7:14:00 PM PST by MissesBush (I Don't Debate Haters)
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To: blueyon

Communists have often starved their opponents.


19 posted on 02/20/2010 7:15:15 PM PST by MtnClimber (Be a Patriot, contribute to Free Republic today!)
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To: blueyon

FUBO


20 posted on 02/20/2010 7:16:26 PM PST by Names Ash Housewares
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To: blueyon

Communists have often starved their opponents.


21 posted on 02/20/2010 7:16:30 PM PST by MtnClimber (Be a Patriot, contribute to Free Republic today!)
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To: blueyon

In California water equals food. So Obama is saying that food is not a right but a privilege.


22 posted on 02/20/2010 7:17:55 PM PST by artichokegrower
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To: blueyon

Actually, since water is even more a “green house gas” than CO2, then water is a pollutant. Must be regulated and controlled, no?


23 posted on 02/20/2010 7:19:30 PM PST by C210N (A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: blueyon

Hannity did a special on this a while ago. It is really dreadful. Fertile lands are turning into dust bowls as a result of the insane environmentalist ruling of an idiot judge, who ordered turning off the water, because it inconvenienced some tiny fish. If it was so bad for the fish, how did it survive all these years?!


24 posted on 02/20/2010 7:20:09 PM PST by SmartInsight
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To: blueyon

One way or another, the “Progressives” seek population decline. Either through abortion/infanticide, sacrificing those they deem not worthy of life saving/extending health services, political and economic machinations leading to further employment loss and subsequent deaths due to same, starvation and dehydration.

The lunatics will have their long sought purge of humanity from Mother Gaea by any methods and means available.


25 posted on 02/20/2010 7:20:17 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: blueyon
Miles and miles of these throughout central California:

It's like Pharoah telling the slaves to make brick without straw.

26 posted on 02/20/2010 7:20:36 PM PST by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: MtnClimber

So true.

It worked for Stalin....and the 0bamaoists seek to repeat history.


27 posted on 02/20/2010 7:21:18 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: blueyon

So, elective surgery that kills children is a RIGHT but Water that is necessary for survival is a ‘privledge’?!?!

OY Vey!


28 posted on 02/20/2010 7:22:19 PM PST by reaganaut (- "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: christianhomeschoolmommaof3

Great minds think alike!


29 posted on 02/20/2010 7:22:44 PM PST by reaganaut (- "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: csmusaret

Obama’s constitution must begin with “We the critters”.
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No. His version starts with “I.............”


30 posted on 02/20/2010 7:23:59 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: mrreaganaut

Idiocy ping.


31 posted on 02/20/2010 7:25:05 PM PST by reaganaut (- "I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: blueyon

This clearly imperial and not just forgetting where the power comes from but an outright rejection of the principles of power in the US.

The more times they say that this or that is not a right it is a privilege the more I resent them. They don’t just assert that the fruits of our labor and our nation are now theirs to allocate...THEY BELIEVE IT! If they stay very much longer they will have to be removed.


32 posted on 02/20/2010 7:27:25 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping


33 posted on 02/20/2010 7:27:53 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: blueyon
I was in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 1964. Fidel Castro did the same thing to us that Obama is doing to S. California.


34 posted on 02/20/2010 7:30:04 PM PST by gitmo (FR vs DTU: n4mage vs DUmage)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

“I the Government”


35 posted on 02/20/2010 7:30:49 PM PST by Calif Conservative ( rwr and gwb backer)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

Slight modification:

It begins with, “I won.”

After that it goes something like this, “I won, therefore I am in control of even the air you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat, the shelter over your head, your wealth and your health.”


36 posted on 02/20/2010 7:30:58 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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To: reaganaut

Yes they do! :) Of course, idiots think alike too. ;)


37 posted on 02/20/2010 7:31:52 PM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 (Psalms 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding but in expressing his own heart.)
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To: blueyon
I can't find anywhere in this article where nObama made this statement. If it was said I want to hammer my local Rep etc. Anyone out there have this statement. I can't find it on any web search. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
38 posted on 02/20/2010 7:31:55 PM PST by repubpub
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To: SmartInsight

No that this matters but the fish isn’t even native to the area.


39 posted on 02/20/2010 7:33:55 PM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 (Psalms 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding but in expressing his own heart.)
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To: blueyon

The death panel extends its grasp to water.


40 posted on 02/20/2010 7:35:51 PM PST by Raycpa
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To: blueyon

Health care is a right but WATER, something we need every single day, is a privilege?


41 posted on 02/20/2010 7:36:21 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: blueyon

Scary.


42 posted on 02/20/2010 7:38:43 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Sequoyah101
“I won, therefore I am in control of even the air you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat, the shelter over your head, your wealth and your health.”

Don't forget "the children".
43 posted on 02/20/2010 7:38:54 PM PST by Question Liberal Authority ("My...health care plan is a Bolshevik plot... which will destroy America." - Barack Obama)
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To: TruthHound

Or water.............


44 posted on 02/20/2010 7:40:50 PM PST by Danae (Don't like our Constitution? Try living in a country with out one.)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

And your cars...


45 posted on 02/20/2010 7:41:39 PM PST by 1ofmanyfree ((No jobs, licenses,mortgages,bank accounts or amnesty for any illegal alien criminals ! ))
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Eating isn’t a right either, it’s a priviledge.


46 posted on 02/20/2010 7:43:46 PM PST by Joyell
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To: OneWingedShark
“Water its not a right its a privilege”

Hey, they've already proven that in Texas. We now have a tax on our private water wells in our county in Central Texas. Sure, it's a "tiny" FEE for now (just hang on, that'll change too) but already they are gearing up to put meters on our wells. Shore are partner, good ol' Texas, led by good ol' Socialists.

Why heck y'all, they say they're CONSERVATIVES too, kinda like CPAC folks, y'know?

Yep, forget those rights fellas, your butts belong to the state.

47 posted on 02/20/2010 7:44:59 PM PST by brushcop (SFC Sallie, CPL Long, LTHarris, SSG Brown, PVT Simmons KIA OIF lll&V, they died for you, honor them)
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To: blueyon
Water its not a right its a privilege

No. Water is property and California wouldn't be having these problems if they treated it as such. Instead they have a classic tragedy of the commons situation.

48 posted on 02/20/2010 7:45:08 PM PST by SeeSharp
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To: blueyon

You mean all those western “Water Rights” wars of 150 years ago was really over Privileges?

Don’t shares of water rights mean anything to this administration?


49 posted on 02/20/2010 7:46:49 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Retired, and loving livng on YOUR money! Keep it up!)
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To: brushcop
We now have a tax on our private water wells

No different from taxes on private oil and gas wells. I don't agree with those taxes either.

50 posted on 02/20/2010 7:46:54 PM PST by SeeSharp
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