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No federal water micromanagement
San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | June 11, 2010 | Bob L. Vice

Posted on 06/14/2010 5:28:33 PM PDT by WilliamIII

Keeping America’s waterways and water supply clean is a crucial goal. So is guarding against federal micromanagement of our lives and property.

Unfortunately, a push is on to use the cause of clean water as an excuse to unbalance our federal system and undermine our liberties by concentrating regulation of land use in Washington, D.C.

The proposed Clean Water Restoration Act was the first legislative salvo in this campaign. Unveiled in 2007, the CWRA was reintroduced in the Senate last year by Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis. With a simple semantic change, it would usher in unprecedented centralization by giving federal officials the powers of a national zoning board.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: cleanwater; cleanwateract; cwra; restoration; water

1 posted on 06/14/2010 5:28:33 PM PDT by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII
Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis is just the sort of fellow who probably thinks the hydraulic tyranny is the perfect model for government in a modern state.

Look, it's simple ~ he went to Hebrew lessons like a good boy every Sunday but he got the lesson of the lesson plan wrong when it came to Nebechednezzer and the Pharoah!

He loved those guys!

2 posted on 06/14/2010 5:33:30 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: WilliamIII

Russel Feingold..., another of Johnny-boy’s good buddies.


3 posted on 06/14/2010 5:34:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (J. D. Hayworth, the next Senator, the Great State of Arizona - Sen. Poopdeck, Panama is calling...)
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To: WilliamIII
And that's how liberty is lost. Not in one fell swoop, but in tiny little pieces, one step at a time.

America -- a great idea, didn't last.

4 posted on 06/14/2010 5:56:08 PM PDT by Clint Williams ( America -- a great idea, didn't last.)
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To: WilliamIII

The greatest concentrations of power were in hydraulic empires, when the king could turn off the water and let the people die of thirst, or of hunger in a few weeks.


5 posted on 06/14/2010 6:24:22 PM PDT by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: WilliamIII

How many divisions can the fascist EPA throw on the battlefield?


6 posted on 06/14/2010 6:35:36 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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