Skip to comments.Jim Inhofe rips EPA’s ‘crucify’ approach
Posted on 04/26/2012 2:12:09 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Jim Inhofe had some harsh words for the Obama administrations energy policy. | AP PhotoClose
Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Thursday blasted an Environmental Protection Agency officials claim that the agency was using a crucify them strategy against oil and gas companies, calling it a part of President Barack Obamas war on domestic energy.
Lets keep in mind, this is all a part of Obamas war on domestic energy, Inhofe said on Fox & Friends. Hes the one who said that we have good natural gas and its plentiful and all of that but weve got to stop hydraulic fracturing. This is the war on hydraulic fracturing.
Inhofe, the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, had announced on Wednesday that he was launching an investigation into an EPA officials comments from 2010 that were caught on tape, in which he compared the agencys enforcement policies to how the Romans used to crucify people.
I was in a meeting once and I gave an analogy to my staff about my philosophy of enforcement, and I think it was probably a little crude and maybe not appropriate for the meeting but Ill go ahead and tell you what I said, EPA Region 6 Administrator Al Armendariz says in the video.
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Typical ivory tower Obama apointee who has never done a day’s work in his life:
Crucify is the main operational policy of this administration and to be be fair, the Federal government in general regardless of who is in the White Hut.
IRS, DOJ, DHS, FBI, EPA, FDA, to just name a few. They all follow this example of crucify to set the tone, put everyone on notice, send a message that the brute force of an unlimited government can come down on you.
How about the banking industry being threatened by the IRS to take bailout money even if they did not need it otherwise they would face years of audits.
This is EXACTLY what the Founders risked life and fortune to prevent for future generations and we have pi$$ed it away and allowed Marxist central planners to gain control over the Oval Office, congress, USSC, just about every department of this and that.
As just a small start, make sure you never vote for another lawyer for President, House of Representatives, Senate, or Commissioner of Sewage Treatment and everything in between.
Today’s lawyers have almost all be taught by communists and would sell us down the river in a heart beat if it would get them re-elected. They could not make a pimple on the butts of the Founders.
Obama’s bizarre war on carbon energy sources is contracting the economy and is causing real misery. Energy costs are rising and people are unemployed. The ideologues at EPA and Dept. of Energy are implementing the Kyoto treaty and the Copenhagen accords without Congressional authorization. Its a shame that these people will never experience the misery they are causing.When they leave office, they will simply return to their tenured positions at tax supported universities or tax sheltered foundations.
who needs audits when you can play the tax law like a harmonica?
When these sinecures, too, fail — they will find out how hated they are.
“....he was launching an investigation into an EPA officials comments...”
Maybe one day, somewhere over the rainbow, we will progress enough as a nation to where an investigation will be launched into the actual NEED for the EPA, among other useless government agencies......
Yeah, and maybe, juuuuuust maybe we can get investigations that actually result in consequences for those being investigated! All I can see out of this is another Issa style soundbite fest..
” using a crucify them strategy against oil and gas companies”
Not just oil and gas, but also public water companies.
Obamas bizarre war on carbon energy sources is contracting the economy and is causing real misery.
All, as per the UN Agenda 21 plan which is exactly what it is all based on.
Lets keep in mind, this is all a part of Obamas war on domestic energy,
It is a war on the United States of America, nothing less.
Hadn't heard about public water companies getting blasted by the EPA.
Harsh words? Whoa! That's scary. I'm sure heads are gonna roll now. What a joke...
Info and staff found the video with audio of the statement....I believe he is working hard against all of the Obam War on Energy...how are you doing ?
Not sure what you mean there.
Sinecure n. (from Latin sine = "without" and cura = "care") means an office that requires or involves little or no responsibility, labour, or active service.
The term originated in the medieval church, where it signified a post without any responsibility for the "cure of souls", the regular liturgical and pastoral functions of a cleric, but came to be applied to any post, secular or ecclesiastical, that involved little or no actual work.
Sinecures have historically provided a potent tool for governments or monarchs to distribute patronage, while recipients are able to store up titles and easy salaries.
Cushy job, whatever. Maybe sinecure was not quite the word. Sooner or later one runs out of cushion.
Meanwhile, the drumbeat of Dictator Obama grows louder:
regulate - control - destroy - Regulate - control - destroy - REgulate - control - destroy - REGulate - control - destroy - REGU
It's a war on domestic energy - and a war on American prosperity. Guess dems don't care - either their so rich it doesn't matter - or they're playing the system collecting 'disability'. Elites, the criminal class the holds them up and the schmucks who support the whole mess... we're all being played.