Skip to comments.Senate majority rejects GOP bid to block EPA (with the help of 6 RINOs)
Posted on 11/11/2011 4:48:48 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democrat-controlled Senate on Thursday rejected a Republican attempt to block a regulation intended to curb power plant pollution that blows downwind into other states.
By a 56-41 vote, senators defeated a resolution by Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, who said the step was needed to rein in what he called the Obama administration's overzealous job-killing approach to environmental protection.
"We are simply asking that the clean air regulations already on the books stay in place and we do not make the regulations so onerous that they put utility plants out of business and we have an inability to supply electricity in this country," Paul said. "To have clean air and clean jobs you must have a balance."
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But that would break Obama's promise to bankrupt all the power companies that have coal fired plants. And he needs to keep that promise, in order to ensure that "energy prices skyrocket" in order to completely destroy the American economy. Because that's what those bad Americans deserve.
My guess is that Tennessee let the GOP establishment run things down there, instead of having the people do it. The GOP needs to be infiltrated by conservatives, the way the Democrats were infiltrated by the Left.
The usual suspects.
Could we give Maine to the Canadians?
I know nothing about NH politics.
I do enjoy posting the actual votes on some of the legislation.
I have done that many times. I even collected a table of voting record for all Congressmen during the 1st 2 years of Obozo’s administration. Highlighted their support of his position in Yellow and posted the HTML table for it.
Called it my Congressional Vote Score Card.
Who did not vote?
see my post #15
And see my post #17
If I was asked to name the six traitorous Republicans without looking, I would have nailed 5 of the 6 immediately and easily. The only one I would have missed is Ayotte because I don't know enough about her yet. It is quickly becoming clear that she's a pig and a scumbag. Oh well.
The Canadians don’t want Maine. It used to be easy to cross back and forth between Aroostook County and New Brunswick. Not anymore. Now you need a passport or your name goes on a suspicious list. Canada no longer wants to mess with Mainers.
Can’t say as I blame them I wouldn’t want to mess with them either if Collins and Snowe are an example.