Skip to comments.Barbara Boxer: I hope greens sue President Obama
Posted on 09/07/2011 7:06:10 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Barbara Boxer: I hope greens sue President Obama
By: Darren Goode September 7, 2011 09:01 AM EDT
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairwoman Barbara Boxer said she hopes green groups sue President Barack Obama over his decision to punt a regulation curbing smog-creating emissions until at least 2013.
Boxer whose relatively mild reaction to Obamas surprise announcement Friday was in contrast to heated rebukes by environmental groups said she will stand by those groups in any litigation to force the administration to issue a final ozone rule that goes beyond what was enacted by President George W. Bush.
Environmental groups charged that Obama made a political calculus by punting on a rule that was a particular target of critics who charge his regulatory agenda has hurt the economy and jobs.
Boxer didnt quite go there. Im not making any charge. Im just saying I disagree, strongly, with their decision, she told reporters Tuesday. She added, And I hope theyll be sued in court and I hope the court can stand by the Clean Air Act.
Noting that every president regardless of political party has been sued by environmental groups, Boxer said, And Im on the side of the environmentalists. If you factor in the health benefits you save so many lives and you prevent so many hospital admissions that its a big plus for the economy.
Boxer issued a statement Friday saying she was disappointed in the decision but also heartened by Obamas pledge in his announcement to safeguard the EPA and more specifically the Clean Air Act.
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Barbara... and I hope you slip on a banana peel!
Boxer needs to provide details of the number of people currently being admitted to hospitals because of our present lack of regulation that would be implemented if the lawsuit were successful.
OK, and let’s sue him for NOT enforcing the immigration laws too
WRIT OF MANDAMUS, ANYONE?
Does Barbara Boxer have a Husband, Boyfriend, Girlfriend??
She need to get laid. Well and often, it might keep her quiet.
Where is there any proof whatsoever of that? (crickets chirping from the empty-headed Box0fRocks)
Maybe then you'll see why we bitch about this arrogant a**hole ignoring laws and court orders that he doesn't agree with.
Wake up, Babs!!
Let’s also sue him for defaming American gun owners by “gunwalking” assault rifles to Mexico for the purpose of undermining the 2nd Amendment.
“She need to get laid. Well and often, it might keep her quiet.”
Laz? You got time to handle this? I’m,,,,, ummmm,,, way too busy. Yeah! That’s my excuse! I’m too busy. Barf!
I’m reading Rainbow Six and one of the characters reminds me of Barbara Boxer....
It means her donors are pressuring her. They can recall her.
There are no volunteers and all the mercenaries are going for the glamor jobs in Iraq and Af/Pak.
>>>Does Barbara Boxer have a Husband, Boyfriend, Girlfriend??
She is married to Vietnam vet.
now wash your brain out with Clorox.
She’s hot. I’d hit that.
How do you sue over something that has not been done?
I hope business groups sue the feds over imposing regulations without the benefit of passing them in congress as laws.
Further, she asks that the taxpayers be sued. Which is outrageous! She wants me and you to not only pay for the litigation in the event the government loses she wants all of us to pay for damages, court costs, attorneys fees and whatever else.
The disrespect for money from politicians is sickening. I am tired of it. Take any of the candidates for President, for example. Those of them that are already holding elected office are thieves as far as I am concerned. Whether it be Ron Paul or Rick Perry or any of the other candidates currently in an elected office. They have jobs which they are not doing. If my employee here in Texas, Rick Perry, wants to go run around somewhere else for over a year not doing his job I want him to RESIGN first! Or at least let's dock his pay and benefits and make him pay for any state employees like the Texas DPS who are with him. He is stealing from me. Harsh? Not in my view. These politicians needs to be put under foot by the people paying the bills!
When you are fat, sassy and rich you can forget about the details and spend money like it does not matter. But when you are broke and deeply in debt every penny counts! The whole mindset of how politicians act and spend money has to change and change dramatically!
I thought you turned over a new leaf and reformed!!!
at what age do you guys stop thinking of ‘that’????
Please don’t answer I know the answer...
Nuke it from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.
Awesome! Barack Obama wants to pollute the air.
Obama turned away from a piece of green legislation? Why, that must have been the missing piece! THAT was why things aren't perfect.
Liberals don't realize that they are fundamentally unhappy people, forever chasing an ideal of purity that they'll never catch, and wouldn't make them happy if they did. The only thing that helps, for a time, is to pass more legislation, and feel like something was done. It never turns out that way, but it helps sooth their inner rage temporarily.
They can badmouth Obama on this, but truth be told, they wouldn't hardly have noticed, even if he had passed it. It's just another hit to a mostly numb junkie. They notice the lack of hit, and whine reflexively, but the hit itself barely does a thing for them anymore.
Babs and Mr. Babs must be heavily invested in greens.
Poor fellow, I feel sorry for him. He didnt do anything to deserve that.
Yes...unfortunately she winters in her gated compound mansion in nearby Rancho Mirage......have seen her husband toodling around pricey "El Paseo" shopping district in his red Mercedes convertible, complete with UNITED STATES SENATE vanity plates.
I put good odds on a federal court somewhere ordering the Employment Prevention Agency to implement the new, lower ozone standards and shut down a bunch of coal power plants across the country.
Floating blackouts will follow, hopefully just in time for election season next year.