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When Will Obama Issue Greenhouse-Gas Rules?
National Journal ^ | 3/19/12 | Olga Belogolova

Posted on 03/21/2012 5:05:08 AM PDT by EBH

Many Insiders contended that the White House, in weighing the political implications of issuing these rules, will “wait for a less turbulent political environment to move forward”—after the November election passes.

“OMB is going to hold on to the [regulations] until after the election. No matter what the [regulations] say, they are going to send shock waves through the important Rust Belt states. To release [them] earlier would be a certain self-imposed wound,” one Insider said.

Some Insiders maintained that Obama already handed a victory to his environmental base when he rejected a permit for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in January and will not feel pressured to issue the greenhouse-gas regulations until after the election.

“The White House may think punting on Keystone was a big-enough bone for environmentalists and they don't have to do anything else for them before the election,” said one Insider. “And delay avoids providing grist for the ‘War on Coal’ mill.”

Twenty-one percent of Insiders said that the rules would come this summer, while 12 percent said they could be issued at some point in between.

In a poll conducted by National Journal in September, just after Obama shelved stricter environmental regulations for ground-level ozone until at least 2013, nearly 40 percent of Insiders said it was “somewhat likely” the White House would put off even more environmental regulations. They predicted that greenhouse-gas regulations would face the most scrutiny.

Most National Journal Insiders—60 percent—agreed that this time around, issuing the greenhouse-gas standards for power plants ahead of the election could be politically damaging for Obama, while 38 percent argued it would be a good political move.

(Excerpt) Read more at nationaljournal.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; agw; agwfraud; bhofascism; corruption; democrats; economy; elections; energy; envirofascism; fraud; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; govtabuse; greenfraud; greenhousegas; keystone; keystonexl; nobama2012; obama; obamacampaign; omb; pipeline; socialistdemocrats; thegreenlie; tyranny
I don't know if we're allowed to post from here, but I am going to try as I think the OMB statement should send shock waves through the country right now!!!

If you don't believe 0bama is out to create his own self-made energy crisis...think again.

I tripped across this, this morning while looking for something else.

1 posted on 03/21/2012 5:05:09 AM PDT by EBH
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To: steelyourfaith

ping


2 posted on 03/21/2012 5:06:13 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: EBH

I shouldn’t have to google OMB.

now that I know what it is, do you take some sort of perverse pleasure in blaring out un-explained acronyms and initials of least favored government agencies?


3 posted on 03/21/2012 5:10:23 AM PDT by Vaquero (Molon Labe)
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To: EBH

Next December, win or lose.


4 posted on 03/21/2012 5:15:19 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most time a man'll tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear"--Open Range)
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To: Hugin

funny comment, but your correct. My wife and I figure we’ve got less than 12 months to get out of the city before these rules go into effect and the rolling blackouts start and the accompanying breakdown in civil society happens.


5 posted on 03/21/2012 5:21:53 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: EBH

Most people here do know what OMB means and what they do. Googling it didn’t hurt I’m sure since you probably learned something. If it gave you a headache take two aspirin and call an EMT.


6 posted on 03/21/2012 5:22:13 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Vaquero
I shouldn’t have to google OMB.

I think it's fair to use the abbreviation OMB. It's well-known and constantly in the news. In this case, the burden is on the reader.

7 posted on 03/21/2012 5:24:28 AM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: BfloGuy

Hey Barry, if we need the rules to protect our “fragile climate” then do it NOW. Why wait. If it’s the right thing to do, it’s the right thing to do NOW, TODAY!

Unless.....unless this is all about politics as usual. Which I thought was the whole idea about hope and change; a new kind of politics.

Looks like it’s all personal and how to get YOU re-elected.


8 posted on 03/21/2012 5:29:11 AM PDT by Josa
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To: Vaquero

Guess you learned something?

Most people know what the OMB is around here.


9 posted on 03/21/2012 5:30:44 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: Rich21IE
I think it's more likely that “energy prices will necessarily skyrocket”, as power companies pass on the fines to customers, and the pols salivate over the new “revenues”.
10 posted on 03/21/2012 5:31:42 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most time a man'll tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear"--Open Range)
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To: Rich21IE

This article demonstrates they know exactly what they are doing. It is all being done on purpose to create a crisis.

It is stuff like this that needs to get out and be disseminated.

This takes it out of the realm of conspiracy into the real world.


11 posted on 03/21/2012 5:38:18 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: BfloGuy
really.

well if you think so. heck it could have stood for Obummer Monetary Blunder.

yeah, that sounds about right.

12 posted on 03/21/2012 5:45:40 AM PDT by Vaquero (Molon Labe)
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To: EBH
Most people know what the OMB is around here.

Social conservatives....really? I think you mean fiscal Conservatives.....

....now I agree heartily with fiscal conservatism...but it is not what gets my motor going. and I do not know a lot of the jargon. I believe a good chunk of the social conservatives would not know the individual agencies by their initials or their acronyms. heck I bet a good deal of the fiscal conservatives don't have them remembered either...

just my $0.02.

13 posted on 03/21/2012 5:52:29 AM PDT by Vaquero (Molon Labe)
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To: Vaquero

Wow...get up on the wrong side of the bed this morning.

You’ve been here since 2000 and you don’t know OMB? With all the budget talks etc. in the past 3 years you must not have been paying much attention.


14 posted on 03/21/2012 6:05:24 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: EBH

It just occurred to me that OMB rearranged is also MOB (Mark of the Beast).


15 posted on 03/21/2012 6:07:33 AM PDT by Josa
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To: Josa
“Hey Barry, if we need the rules to protect our “fragile climate” then do it NOW. Why wait. If it’s the right thing to do, it’s the right thing to do NOW, TODAY!

Unless.....unless this is all about politics as usual. Which I thought was the whole idea about hope and change; a new kind of politics.

Looks like it’s all personal and how to get YOU re-elected.”

With Osocialist its all about himself and power nothing else, So you are absolutely correct.

16 posted on 03/21/2012 6:14:03 AM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: mongo141
You can bet that there are countless critical agendas they have swept under the rug, or are planning on unleashing like Rabid Dogs after the election.

They think this stupid and brain dead public won't know or care what they do after the election. More importantly, they KNOW themselves what a complete disaster their agenda will be to this country when they implement it.

The biggest thing that many have either forgotten or have minimized, is Obamacare, as well as the National Debt, inflation, and the irreparable damage caused by Quantitative Easing. The damage from this combination of agendas waiting to surface will be devastating.

they have managed to keep them quiet and out of public knowledge for this long, so they can easily postpone the effects until after the election.

17 posted on 03/21/2012 6:28:48 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
they have managed to keep them quiet and out of public knowledge for this long, so they can easily postpone the effects until after the election.

So, they have and they 'think' they can. What can we do to get this out into the public realm? I think the quote from the OMB is pretty damning if you ask me. How do we get it into the conservative media and ignite the internet and twitter with it.

This is an actual aritcle admitting that the entire agenda, currently planned by 0bama, is catastrophic. That is a pretty big deal...now, how do we get 'out there?'

18 posted on 03/21/2012 6:41:34 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: Hugin

Even if it doesn’t happen then O’Romney is sure to take up the standard and push these thru.


19 posted on 03/21/2012 6:42:40 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: EBH

Some voters may be sweltering in their darkened homes and businesses this summer anyway as a result of the EPA already shutting down 20 coal fired power plants and of course we are all looking at $4 maybe $5 per gallon gasoline this summer all thanks to Obama.


20 posted on 03/21/2012 7:09:00 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that pretty soon you run out of other people's money" M. Thatcher)
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To: The Great RJ

looking at 4$?? Heck, I’m already paying 4 and its only the 1st day of spring.


21 posted on 03/21/2012 9:04:48 AM PDT by eak3
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To: EBH

22 posted on 03/21/2012 11:27:21 AM PDT by unique1
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To: The Great RJ

I live in that corridor of plants they shutdown. I am already anticipating the need to ‘move to the basement’ to be able to keep cool. The brunt of that they made to sound like a small pittance of people. But...11 million people is the scope of people, who will be affected if we have a drought type summer with excessive heat. Plus the increased cost of electricity and people forced to cut back...is bad enough.

But to consider they are sitting around in backrooms in DC and waiting until AFTER the election to enact these regulations? I think we need to cut their power off for the entire summer.


23 posted on 03/21/2012 11:38:24 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: eak3

We just hit $4.10 today.

Monday I noticed we jumped 0.20 cents. Then again today...


24 posted on 03/21/2012 11:40:08 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: EBH

It just occurred to me that OMB rearranged is also MOB (Mark of the Beast).


25 posted on 03/21/2012 4:59:57 PM PDT by Josa
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To: EBH

Mittens plans to the SAME thing !
Who do you think is funding the death star PAC that has
Destroyed the GOP base and Driven off voters .

Mitten’s buddies at Bain and Wall Street want Cap and Trade scam now !


26 posted on 03/22/2012 9:34:55 PM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: ncalburt

I know ncalburt, I know.

These are the very things that will totally aggravate me as we watch the “conservative base” issue their battle cry over the new few and months.

Anybody but 0bama!

Tally ho!
Mitt’s the way to go!
Anybody but the big Zero!

Mitt will go along to get along if elected. And there will be much wailing from the Republican base, never willing to admit they were duped, lied to, and in self-denial of their addiction to the party elite.

A RINO is not any better than a democrat. I am already hearing the major talking heads saying, “At least he’ll slow things down, ...”

We deserve the country we get if we keep doing this kind of crap.


27 posted on 03/23/2012 3:48:49 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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