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Obama: EPA Regulations Create Jobs; 'EPA Touches on the Lives of Every Single American Every...
CNSNews ^ | January 11, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey

Posted on 01/11/2012 12:38:18 PM PST by jazusamo

Complete title: Obama: EPA Regulations Create Jobs; 'EPA Touches on the Lives of Every Single American Every Single Day'

(CNSNews.com) - In a speech to employees of the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, President Barack Obama said that EPA regulations are good for the economy and create jobs and that the agency "touches" the lives of every American every day.

“We can make sure that we are doing right by our environment and, in fact, putting people back to work all across America,” Obama told the federal workers.

“When we put in place new common-sense rules to reduce air pollution, we create new jobs building and installing all sorts of pollution-control technology,” Obama said.

“When we put in place new emissions standards for our vehicles, we make sure that the cars of tomorrow are going to be built right here in the United States of America, that we’re going to win that race,” the president continued.

“When we clean up our nation’s waterways, we generate more tourists for our local communities. So what’s good for the environment can also be good for our economy,” Obama said.

The president spoke to the EPA employees at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorim in Washington, D.C., to thank them for their work—which he said “touches the lives” of all Americans every day.

“The main reason I’m here is simple: I just want to say thank you,” Obama said. “I want to say thank you to each and every one of you, because the EPA touches on the lives of every single American every single day.”



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: epa; lisajackson; obama
the agency "touches" the lives of every American every day.

What a crock! They touch some people like the couple in Idaho.

Supreme Court appears sympathetic to Idaho couple in 4-year battle with EPA

1 posted on 01/11/2012 12:38:26 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

They need to start “touching” the lives of Americans, and drawing back a bloody stump.


2 posted on 01/11/2012 12:43:24 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: jazusamo
Does anyone remember the 60s when the air was really bad. Or when eagles were declining in number? Or when a river caught on fire?

We fixed those problems. We're done with the EPA. Thanks, now move on, EPA.

/johnny

3 posted on 01/11/2012 12:44:49 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Well said...The EPA has now gone to the ridiculous extremes of regulation by the government, they need to be done away with.


4 posted on 01/11/2012 12:48:10 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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5 posted on 01/11/2012 12:49:16 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

He’s a Keynesian, or Kenyanesian...

Keynesian economics, or the “broken windows fallacy writ large”, is the gospel of economics for these guys.

He genuinely believes this is true.


6 posted on 01/11/2012 12:49:53 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: jazusamo

Obama is crazier than an outhouse rat! The EPA has given us expensive, dangerous light bulbs; toilets that need to be flushed 3 or 4 times; appliances that don’t work worth a darn and are more expensive and less reliable than older models; detergents that don’t clean; asthma inhalers that cost more and don’t work; and regulations that cost jobs and close businesses.


7 posted on 01/11/2012 12:50:35 PM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: jazusamo

The EPA touches me all right, it touches my butt when it steals money out of the wallet in my back pocket.


8 posted on 01/11/2012 12:55:31 PM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: jazusamo

Lying is a way of life for Jug Ears
FUBO
FU Lisa Jackson


9 posted on 01/11/2012 12:56:07 PM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: jazusamo
I had to look to make sure this wasn't satire. Obama admitted during the campaign that new EPA clean air regulations would be a big time job killer. This guy will say anything he thinks the audience in front of him wants to hear.

signed: a bitter clinger

10 posted on 01/11/2012 12:56:07 PM PST by circlecity
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To: jazusamo

Here we see Obama’s campaign stragegy - make crap up and lie. About everything. Every day.


11 posted on 01/11/2012 12:57:58 PM PST by DManA
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To: jazusamo
we only he ah to hep u.

The Obozo is SO FULL OF IT the odor wreaks to every corner of this nation

12 posted on 01/11/2012 1:05:55 PM PST by drypowder
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To: JRandomFreeper

Once had the MiDEQ tell me that, “Technology has advanced to where science can now accurately detect contaminatants in the ppb range. We are moving forward with regulations that will impose new limits in that range.”

Guess he’s never heard of diminishing returns.


13 posted on 01/11/2012 1:10:08 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a tyrannical and violent POLITICAL ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: jazusamo

“touches” the lives = “hold them down”


14 posted on 01/11/2012 1:12:51 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: jazusamo

Government Parasite Jobs are not REAL jobs.


15 posted on 01/11/2012 1:23:54 PM PST by GraceG
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To: jazusamo

BS! The EPA steals private property rights and destroys capital needed for economic development.


16 posted on 01/11/2012 1:27:31 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: tacticalogic

‘EPA Touches on the Lives of Every Single American Every Single Day’

Kinda like the TSA does....


17 posted on 01/11/2012 1:36:04 PM PST by GraceG
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To: jazusamo
The Reality of what he said,

I want to say thank you to each and every one of you, because the EPA torches touches on the lives of MANY every single Americans every single day.”

18 posted on 01/11/2012 1:48:38 PM PST by sand88 (Hey Rove et al, I will, with great pleasure, NOT cast a vote for the Statist Mitt.)
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To: jazusamo
'EPA Touches on the Lives of Every Single American Every Single Day'

That isn't a good thing.

19 posted on 01/11/2012 1:58:42 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (*Philosophy lesson 117-22b: Anyone who demands to be respected is undeserving of it.*)
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To: jazusamo

BIG Gubamint is like a rash that won’t go away.


20 posted on 01/11/2012 1:59:57 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge
BIG Gubamint is like a rash that won’t go away.

Amen to that, Norm.

21 posted on 01/11/2012 2:03:34 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

“Obama said that EPA regulations are good for the economy and create jobs”

How many PRODUCTIVE JOBS does this monster create? Of the jobs “created” how many are created outside of the DC metro?

When you have the answer to those two questions, President Jugears, let me know so I can ask a few more that are pertainent. Of course since I am not a member of the spoon fed MSM, I don’t expect an answer in this eon.


22 posted on 01/11/2012 2:30:42 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: jazusamo

its true ...EPA regs create Federal jobs at the expense of jobs in Flyover Country...


23 posted on 01/11/2012 2:32:58 PM PST by mo
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To: jazusamo
“When we put in place new common-sense rules to reduce air pollution, we create new jobs building and installing all sorts of pollution-control technology,” Obama said.

Well CO2 is not pollution. It is vital to life. And Obama shows what this is really all about. It is about choosing winners and losers. Rewarding cronies. And not giving a darn about the poor who cannot afford the inefficient green technologies.

24 posted on 01/11/2012 2:43:53 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: tacticalogic

Amen my brother!


25 posted on 01/11/2012 3:05:52 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: GraceG

And both created under “republican” presidencies under the auspices of “protecting” us.


26 posted on 01/11/2012 3:09:18 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: jazusamo

Obozo knows better. He’s just busy selling his propaganda to those willing to swallow the next warm bowl of $hit.


27 posted on 01/11/2012 9:54:32 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: Mouton

Of course, EPA regulation destroy vastly more jobs than they ever could create, but Obama chooses to ignore that intended effect whenever not mentioning it would be politic (which is almost always). Remember, Obama aims to “create or save” 4 million jobs. Bush, by contrast, quietly “created or saved” 134 million jobs throughout his entire presidency. The locution “create or save” indicates that Obama takes credit for every job which he deigns not to destroy.


28 posted on 01/11/2012 10:05:47 PM PST by dufekin (Name our lead enemy: Islamic Republic of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Islamofascist terrorist dictator)
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To: Mouton
More on the PRODUCTIVE jobs you mentioned. I am in the environmental and engineering business. When I first started after college, the superfund sites were just getting ramped up, and I did a lot of work on some of them, and other contaminated sites. But I realized right off, that all of this work did NOT really PRODUCE anything.

You spend tons and tons of money on cleaning ups some old dump, and at the end of the day you still just have a dump. No new car, no new appliance, book, road, - nothing!

We were only fixing problems. Granted, fixing problems needs to be done - but I realized that some day, spending a bunch of money to fix old problems was going to stop, or bankrupt the company. And figured it would end someday. Instead, they are now bankrupting the COUNTRY. And now it isn't to fix old problems, but to fix imaginary problems like global warming.

Thankfully the environmental uses of my services are on the wane (pain in the butt with all of the regulations), but the engineering aspects are growing. And often are used to PREVENT problems from arising - which IS a productive thing.

I'll never forget when the EPA (or some such - it may have been OSHA, NIOSH, Etc.) came up with some limit on some chemical (say 1 part per billion), and even the lab instruments at the time could only read to something like 10 parts/billion!

29 posted on 01/11/2012 10:27:41 PM PST by 21twelve
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