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Federal judge throws out Obama drilling rules
Associated Press ^ | August 12, 2011 | MEAD GRUVER

Posted on 08/12/2011 5:48:53 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A judge on Friday threw out Obama administration rules that sought to slow down expedited environmental review of oil and gas drilling on federal land.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal ruled in favor of a petroleum industry group, the Western Energy Alliance, in its lawsuit against the federal government, including Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; drillheredrillnow; energy; envirofascism; freudenthal; impeach; interior; kensalazar; nancyfreudenthal; naturalgas; obama; oil; oildrilling; palin; salazar

1 posted on 08/12/2011 5:48:56 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

‘Bout friggin time.


2 posted on 08/12/2011 5:49:49 PM PDT by brewcrew (Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid. --John Wayne)
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To: thackney

ping


3 posted on 08/12/2011 5:49:54 PM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: abb

Looks like a bad day for tyrants, ha? (snicker)


4 posted on 08/12/2011 5:52:14 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("Kick The Communists Out Of Your Govt. And Don't Accept Their Goodies"-Yuri Bezmenov-KGB Defector)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

We’ve got a lot of fighting to do.


5 posted on 08/12/2011 5:53:30 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Wow, the end of a very tough day for the Boy King.

(pause)

BWA-HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

6 posted on 08/12/2011 5:53:48 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (All hail Her Royal Highness Sarah, Queen of The Hobbits)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama will just ignore it like he does all rulings he doesn’t like.


7 posted on 08/12/2011 5:55:42 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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8 posted on 08/12/2011 5:56:33 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal was appointed by Obama!


9 posted on 08/12/2011 5:58:52 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Flush this EPA loving, oil hating turd. We can’t be done with jug ears soon enough.


10 posted on 08/12/2011 5:59:16 PM PDT by dennisw (NZT -- works better if you're already smart)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The government argued that oil and gas companies had no case because they didn't show how the new rules, implemented by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service last year, had created delays and added to the cost of drilling.

They gotta be kidding. Obastard's toadies have done nothing BUT delay and cost them money.

11 posted on 08/12/2011 6:00:36 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

“Looks like a bad day for tyrants, ha? (snicker)”

Apparently it was a tough day for Syria’s Assad, too.


12 posted on 08/12/2011 6:00:47 PM PDT by Mobties (Reduce the government footprint! Let the markets work!)
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To: KansasGirl

What he doesn’t ignore, he announces how he is making it better but writes worse rules and regulations? Are all the rigs back online in the Gulf? ‘Nuff said.

The liar in chief loves the pain and misery he causes to every Republican governor or pro growth policy he sees.


13 posted on 08/12/2011 6:02:16 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
A categorical exclusion also can be invoked when additional drilling is planned at a well pad where drilling has occurred within the previous five years.

Sounds like some mitigation is called for... something like extending the 5 years to 7 or 8 years due to the now illegal delays.

14 posted on 08/12/2011 6:03:35 PM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: dennisw

“Flush this ... turd. We can’t be done with jug ears soon enough.”

LOL...well stated!


15 posted on 08/12/2011 6:03:55 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a tea party descendant - steeped in the Constitutional legacy handed down by the Founders)
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To: jazusamo; george76

Good news ping!


16 posted on 08/12/2011 6:08:06 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The courts are finally getting some stones now that the chosen one has proven that he doesn’t know what he is doing?


17 posted on 08/12/2011 6:08:53 PM PDT by vpintheak (Democrats: Robbing humans of their dignity 1 law at a time)
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To: DJ MacWoW

18 posted on 08/12/2011 6:09:31 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Will Obama try to ignore this ruling like he ignored the one lifting the ban on off-shore drilling?


19 posted on 08/12/2011 6:11:14 PM PDT by RINOs suck
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

Two peas in a pod!


20 posted on 08/12/2011 6:13:27 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: TChad

21 posted on 08/12/2011 6:21:11 PM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Looks like a bad day for tyrants, ha? (snicker)

"Messy democracy" (Obama's words) strikes again.

22 posted on 08/12/2011 6:21:11 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Flycatcher

Thanks for the ping, Fly.

This is great news. It’s good that there are still some federal judges with some common sense and this one is married to the former Wyoming Gov. Freudenthal, a Dem. LOL!


23 posted on 08/12/2011 6:29:37 PM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Drill Your Honor, drill.


24 posted on 08/12/2011 6:43:42 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG

25 posted on 08/12/2011 6:46:22 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation

Very poor taste...but hilarious!


26 posted on 08/12/2011 7:23:48 PM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: TChad

Love that he was slapped down by one of his own appointees.


27 posted on 08/12/2011 7:45:34 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama will simply ignore this ruling.


28 posted on 08/12/2011 8:29:36 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Need this photo and the one of her screaming with her fangs showing, side by side.


29 posted on 08/12/2011 8:35:41 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (democRATS—just doing al Qaeda ground work? Obama owns it all now.)
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To: TChad
"And U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal was appointed by Obama!"

I believe at least a few judges are looking past Obama, thinking of their careers ...beyond 2012.

30 posted on 08/12/2011 8:42:55 PM PDT by The Citizen Soldier (I will always remember exactly where I was when Obama made his NCAA picks.)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

Ten to one that if elected president, Sarah Palin will declare developement of our own natural energy resources a national emergency.


31 posted on 08/12/2011 9:19:25 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Obama may not be a natural born citizen, but there is no denying that he is a natural born liar.)
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To: Sea Parrot

Won’t take that bet, I agree with you...another good reason to support this lady.


32 posted on 08/13/2011 3:10:05 AM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a tea party descendant - steeped in the Constitutional legacy handed down by the Founders)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Pharaoh Hussein will ignore this judge just like he ignored those men in black regarding the gulf offshore drilling. He could care less what a judge says when it goes against him. Care less.


33 posted on 08/13/2011 8:12:51 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Another court case him and his people will ignore.........


34 posted on 08/13/2011 8:19:11 AM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: KansasGirl
Obama will just ignore it like he does all rulings he doesn’t like.

Exactly.
This lawless punk Ubama has ignored judges in Louisiana and Texas for years.

35 posted on 08/13/2011 8:35:27 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Steely Tom
Obama will simply ignore this ruling.

So should the drilling companies. Let him send federal marshals with guns to stop it and film the whole thing.

36 posted on 08/13/2011 8:37:50 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: nascarnation

Stole your graphic - hope you don’t mind!


37 posted on 08/13/2011 8:38:21 AM PDT by mrreaganaut (Often, what the Left calls hate speech is simply unwelcome honesty.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

September 28, 2010
But, Rep Walz, D-MN, ...said ‘efforts by the Democratic Congress to boost renewable energy and expand off-shore oil drilling will stabilize energy prices by making America less dependent on foreign oil.’
http://mankatofreepress.com/local/x535472508/Economy-health-care-among-topics-for-Walz-visit
Congressman speaks at Angie’s Kettle Corn


38 posted on 08/13/2011 9:45:35 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: vpintheak
But the courts can be changed in Obama's favor if he gets re-elected. Pray that US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg does not die or retire before we can replace Obama. We must get two of our on the Supreme Court. Janice Rogers Brown for SCOTUS!
39 posted on 08/13/2011 10:27:31 AM PDT by Solitar ("My aim is not to pass laws, but to repeal them." -- Barry Goldwater)
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To: Cheerio
Pharaoh Hussein will ignore this judge just like he ignored those men in black regarding the gulf offshore drilling. He could care less what a judge says when it goes against him. Care less.

Then what's to stop the people he presumes to regulate illegally from ignoring HIM? All the capability to ignore that which stands in our way shouldn't be on one side of the aisle. If the companies ignore his now illegal edicts and do what they want, and he wants to do something about it, he'll have to take them to court, the self-same entity that told him he couldn't regulate!

40 posted on 08/13/2011 11:05:21 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: TChad

Wonderful. Even the people BO has appointed are seeing the distructfulness of his green policies. That’s going in the right direction and the media can’t blame this one on the TParty.


41 posted on 08/13/2011 11:34:01 AM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: KansasGirl

“Obama will just ignore it like he does all rulings he doesn’t like.”

How about the oil company ignores him? Let him swing his purse at them, all he wants. Who knows, he might even get hissy enough to throw a baseball at them.


42 posted on 08/13/2011 11:40:31 AM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: mrreaganaut

another FReeper (who’s name I have unfortunately lost) created it and said use it anywhere


43 posted on 08/13/2011 11:52:12 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Maryhere

“...distructfulness...” LoL


44 posted on 08/13/2011 2:25:20 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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