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Interior secretary to issue new drilling ban (Unfreakinbelievable)
MSNBC ^ | 6/22/2010 | nbc

Posted on 06/22/2010 6:13:28 PM PDT by tobyhill

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To: bert
This means they know they will not get a stay on the judge’s order. This means they will get really slapped by the judge with a new order and perhaps a ruling of contempt of court

No, this means O is setting up something else possibly somewhere else.
Ignore the man behind the curtain.


101 posted on 06/22/2010 7:33:35 PM PDT by JSteff ((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))
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To: tobyhill

F****** unbelievable


102 posted on 06/22/2010 7:33:46 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Bushbacker1
To our Prez I say...
A short YouTube Video -- "What are you... a doomsday machine..."



103 posted on 06/22/2010 7:33:58 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: truthguy

And a civil war. BO has essentially declared war against LA already—block all legitimate offers of foregin assistance & try to destroy their only source of income. He’s threatening AZ.

He’s turning the WOT into an immigration fight.

Who’s next on the hit list?


104 posted on 06/22/2010 7:34:15 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: GlockThe Vote
No we are not fifty three percent voted for this.

It pains me to say it, but I'm with you.

"You get the government you deserve." Somebody had that right.

105 posted on 06/22/2010 7:35:02 PM PDT by truthkeeper ( Remember in November: VOTE THE BUMS OUT!)
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To: GalaxieFiveHundred
"What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here!?"

The "awkward stage" may finally be winding down.

106 posted on 06/22/2010 7:35:04 PM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: XenaLee

blame it on republicans for not voting for more stimulus.


107 posted on 06/22/2010 7:35:41 PM PDT by ichabod1 (I'm no longer so frightened. I'm simply disgusted, It feels better.)
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To: tobyhill
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108 posted on 06/22/2010 7:37:38 PM PDT by kara2008
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To: keepitreal

“Arbitrary & caprcious” has specific legal significance. It was the judge’s way of saying the admin’s position was so legally unsupportable as to be pretty much just a means of harassing the other side. IOW, BO had no legitmate argument.

It’s a signal for the next court. The arbitary/capricious language slams all doors shut for the next court up the food chain.

In essence, the judge said BO’s admin had no legal basis for anything they did. His side of the case was so weak, there was no good faith argument that could be made.

An appeal court could certainly view a case differntly than a trial court but when the trial judge uses the arbitary & capricious standard, the appeal should be one tough row to hoe.


109 posted on 06/22/2010 7:41:07 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: tobyhill

If he does issue a new “moratorium, the Judge should throw him into jail for Contemt of Court.


110 posted on 06/22/2010 7:41:21 PM PDT by BnBlFlag (Deo Vindice/Semper Fidelis "Ya gotta saddle up your boys; Ya gotta draw a hard line")
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To: Persevero
I think the difference is, Putin is truly pro-Russia.

And he knows how to make a profit.

111 posted on 06/22/2010 7:42:12 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: kara2008

Where’s soros?


112 posted on 06/22/2010 7:43:33 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: jazminerose

You’re right. Based upon the statute and regulations, Salazar has no leg to stand on to issue a blanket moratorium. He would have to specifically prove the way in which each rig poses an imminent threat. He doesn’t have the facts to do so.


113 posted on 06/22/2010 7:44:29 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Don't tread on me.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Same thing happened to Rossi in Washington State in 2005 - Liberals CHEAT.
114 posted on 06/22/2010 7:45:24 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barack Hussein 0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: tobyhill

Has he got a valid Environmental Impact Statement including the impact on the economic environment?


115 posted on 06/22/2010 7:46:02 PM PDT by coldoc
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To: backwoods-engineer

I make no apology for my utter hatred of Obama, piss, pigs blood, and fecal matter be upon him.

FUBO!


116 posted on 06/22/2010 7:47:35 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote
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To: keepitreal

Yes, and the governor has already publicly offered to let any and all govt inspectors on to the rigs for inspection.

The power grab was much too broad. Sort of like after a plane crash the president shuts down all air travel.


117 posted on 06/22/2010 7:48:33 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: Persevero
I think the difference is, Putin is truly pro-Russia.

And Obama's not? ...Pro-Russia, that is.

118 posted on 06/22/2010 7:49:14 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (The environmental movement is filled with watermelons - green on the outside, red on the inside)
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To: keepitreal

He can’t because his own inspectors have been to them and found no or only very minor violations. Besides, the judge will rightly see this as an effort to bypass the judiciary process.


119 posted on 06/22/2010 7:49:27 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Absolutely.


120 posted on 06/22/2010 7:50:53 PM PDT by keepitreal ( Don't tread on me.)
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To: roses of sharon
AND they are trashing the judge as corrupt..man, these guys play hardball. I wish we did.

no, we play softball...then apologize the next day for pitching too hard.

121 posted on 06/22/2010 7:52:08 PM PDT by genetic homophobe (Do we vote for a pro American globalist or a anti American globalist?)
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To: roses of sharon

Chicago politicians.... accusing someone else of corruption? Well, ain’t that the pot accusing the stainless steel kettle of being black?


122 posted on 06/22/2010 7:52:40 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: skeeter
"The will of the people needs to be shoved up these jerks' arses"


123 posted on 06/22/2010 7:53:17 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bummer calls opponents "Teabaggers". So we can call Kagan "Carpet Muncher." Right?)
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To: library user

How dare some judge expect Der Furher to rule on basis other than “Sez me”!

The Constitution and rule of law is but toilet paper to our Lord Emporer, who rules by Divine Right.


124 posted on 06/22/2010 7:54:18 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (Obama & the "Dem Party" have proved America is ready for Fascism/Socialism.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

There is nothing to like about Obastard. Nothing.


125 posted on 06/22/2010 7:54:46 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: unkus
If the FBI and Secret Service could read my mind, they’d be at my door in about 30 seconds.

It would take millions of agents if everybody spoke their mind.

It's comin though, and they shall rue the day.

126 posted on 06/22/2010 7:55:23 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Carling
The power of subpoena will be a deterrent. I do wonder who will be the first member of the Obama administration to go to prison.

I think it's likely there are a few members who have already been in prison, though not reported. Thus, you musing should be, "Who will be the NEXT member of the Obama administration to go to prison?"

127 posted on 06/22/2010 7:55:55 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (The environmental movement is filled with watermelons - green on the outside, red on the inside)
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To: tobyhill

Keep diggin that hole. November is coming.


128 posted on 06/22/2010 7:56:34 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: BAW

The article makes it sound likely that Judge Feldman is going to jail. Thugs have taken over.


129 posted on 06/22/2010 7:57:59 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

nice


130 posted on 06/22/2010 7:58:55 PM PDT by genetic homophobe (Do we vote for a pro American globalist or a anti American globalist?)
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To: truthguy

The EO practically allows him to be a dictator. It will take a 2/3 vote of BOTH houses of Congress to overturn any EO.


131 posted on 06/22/2010 8:00:10 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: mass55th

Based on what the judge said today, they would have to come in with some very precise info & request a moratorium limited in scope. Fox example, if it was determined that a flibberwidget on BP’s rig failed & all of the other rigs have or may have a similar flibberwidget, the court may find it reasonable to suspend drilling for a brief period to allow for inspections to be made & reports submitted to the courts.

My sense from today’s ruling is that he is looking for specificity that would be enough to override the staggering amount of economic harm that would be done.

IOW the govt has to show a compelling state interest that outweights the damage that will be done.


132 posted on 06/22/2010 8:00:51 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: Cobra64

Not only that, George Soros stands to make billions off his $900 million investment in Petrobraz.


133 posted on 06/22/2010 8:01:42 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny
Why don’t we close every restaurant in a city when one has an outbreak of food poisoning?

The feds destroyed Florida's tomato harvest season in 2008, costing growers, packers, etc. millions of dollars at peak of harvest due to a Salmonella outbreak. Eventually, the culprit was found to be jalapeno peppers from Mexico. No problem with the tomatoes that rotted in the packing houses.

134 posted on 06/22/2010 8:04:19 PM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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To: tobyhill

It’s coming.


135 posted on 06/22/2010 8:06:37 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Prezdet Obama is what you get when you let the O.J. jury select a president !)
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To: tobyhill

It’s coming.


136 posted on 06/22/2010 8:06:47 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Prezdet Obama is what you get when you let the O.J. jury select a president !)
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To: olrtex

You’re wrong. Deep water drilling accounts for 32% of our domestic oil production and 11% of domestic natural gas production. The moratorium would be very painful to all Americans.


137 posted on 06/22/2010 8:08:42 PM PDT by CWW (Pray for God's Protection!)
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To: tobyhill; All

I read somewhere that this could get “Ken Salazar” a contempt of court charge. He had his chance to make a case before the judge, and he did not do so. Now he is trying to go around the judge, and outright ignore the judges order. I am not a lawyer, but could this get Salazar thrown in jail?


138 posted on 06/22/2010 8:09:06 PM PDT by Revel
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To: yorkie

November can’t come soon enough, yorkie. I hope it’s not too late.


139 posted on 06/22/2010 8:09:07 PM PDT by mplsconservative (I stand with Israel.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I thought Obama’s inspectors were too busy downloading porn, playing golf, etc.


140 posted on 06/22/2010 8:10:36 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (Obama & the "Dem Party" have proved America is ready for Fascism/Socialism.)
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To: Cobra64; roses of sharon

141 posted on 06/22/2010 8:19:04 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: OldArmy52

He placed a six month moratorium on porn downloading. Golf is okay.


142 posted on 06/22/2010 8:19:29 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: The Comedian; All

> Is it time to sack DC yet?

>> In about 5 months.

Obama is ruling by Executive Order and Agency mandate.

Even with a flip in Congressional majority, Obama has
shown NO sign of slowing his radical ideology because of
the wishes of the nation.

It's obvious that the ONLY way to stop such fanaticism
is to remove Obama from office.

The good news is that a Conservative Congress can help in that regard.

BUT the question is, will they have the courage to do what must be done?


143 posted on 06/22/2010 8:27:01 PM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: tobyhill


Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he will issue a new order imposing
a moratorium on deepwater drilling after a federal judge struck down
the existing one.

Keep it up Salazar, Obama, et al.

Be sure to be near a hospital with advanced heart care come the first
Tuesday in November.
Y’all are gonna’ need a LOT of coronary help in the late hours or
early hours of the first Wednesday in November.


144 posted on 06/22/2010 8:27:05 PM PDT by VOA
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To: Carling
I do wonder who will be the first member of the Obama administration to go to prison.

...and who, pray tell, will arrest those sons of lawlessness?

145 posted on 06/22/2010 8:30:28 PM PDT by madison10
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To: tobyhill

“Besides, the judge will rightly see this as an effort to bypass the judiciary process.”

Exactly. The rule of law does not stop Obama and Co. I agree with the above posts in that Salazar will be in comtempt of court. This should get interesting very shortly.


146 posted on 06/22/2010 8:35:53 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: tobyhill

IF he does this...then the whole thing MUST BE fast tracked to the Supreme Court!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


147 posted on 06/22/2010 8:41:35 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: BP2
The good news is that a Conservative Congress can help in that regard.

BUT the question is, will they have the courage to do what must be done?

Nope.

Now what?


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

148 posted on 06/22/2010 8:47:34 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: shield

People aren’t getting it.

So what if the Supreme Court agrees with the judge? Who, other than God Himself, is going to stop Mr. Golf Shoes from doing whatever he wants, the way he wants, when he wants?


149 posted on 06/22/2010 8:47:52 PM PDT by madison10
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To: madison10

The end game could be a game of chicken, of who blinks first. Even if the interior secretary issues a new moratorium the offshore oil companies will probably continue drilling citing the reversal of the original moratorium and a need for the courts to be the ultimate arbiter. Perhaps at that time, zero will call out the coast guard or navy to enforce the new moratorium and we will have to see if the navy or coast guard is willing to obey an illegal order by the interior secretary or president. Ultimately any military action will have to be signed by our SOS CIC. Even with the new moratorium, a military action by zero would be a violation of the first court order allowing drilling and I would think that this could indeed be grounds for impeachment for gross usurpation of executive power.
I sincerely hope that SCOTUS would act before we see any gunships near any oil rigs, otherwise the judicial branch will have no power.


150 posted on 06/22/2010 8:49:07 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est)
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