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Gregoire on short list for Interior secretary
PDN ^ | 1/18/13 | AP

Posted on 01/17/2013 5:47:07 PM PST by Baynative

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources, announced he will step down in March — and on the short list as a possible replacement is outgoing Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: epa; gregoire; interior

Gregoire, whose term expired Wednesday, also is considered a candidate to replace Lisa Jackson at the Environmental Protection Agency.


1 posted on 01/17/2013 5:47:13 PM PST by Baynative
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To: Just Lori; Libertina; Lexinom; horatio; freebird5850; Horatio Gates; Ramius; HairOfTheDog; ...
WA Ping

AS governor she felt that environmental laws did not need legislative process and chose instead to give the state department of ecology the power to write and implement AND ENFORCE their own regulations.

He appointment would be very bad news for America.

2 posted on 01/17/2013 5:50:02 PM PST by Baynative (Those that work for a living are now outnumbered by those that vote for a living.)
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To: Baynative

One thing I can say about the incompetent Obama, he always goes straight to the bottom of the barrel to find people to surround himself with.


3 posted on 01/17/2013 5:55:14 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (HealthCare IS NOT a right. The RIGHT to keep and bear arms is.)
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To: Baynative

From Barack’s viewpoint, either post would be a great match for Gregoire. Of course, recycling will only meet a small percent of the needs of the economy at current levels. Ah ha, I get it, recycling meets the more modest needs of Obama’s target economy


4 posted on 01/17/2013 5:55:53 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Baynative

It’s not for the money, since she pocketed a ton of wampum from the Indian tribes/casinos around here.


5 posted on 01/17/2013 5:56:12 PM PST by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: Baynative

Well, her credentials are impeccable. Stealing two Gubernatorial races in a row ain’t easy...

Naah. She’s a Democrat. Of course it’s easy !


6 posted on 01/17/2013 5:57:07 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
One thing I can say about the incompetent Obama, he always goes straight to the bottom of the barrel to find people to surround himself with.

This is Obama's real legacy - appointing idiots, incompetents, and Democratic Party crooks to positions of power.

Worst of all, nobody in the "watchdog media" seems to give a damn. These are dark, dark days for the United States.

Obama Years = decline, decay, and incompetence.

And we still have to put up with another 4 years of these dumbasses. Between the illegal-alien invasion, the institutional race-baiting, and the Obama Administration's rampant corruption, one really wonders if the US will still be recognizable in 2016.


7 posted on 01/17/2013 6:09:28 PM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: Baynative

At least you folks out there are rid of her horrible administration!

She would be a disaster at Interior as well...


8 posted on 01/17/2013 6:11:17 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: canuck_conservative

I’m with you and I’m very worried about America. I never dreamed it could be destroyed so quickly. I guess when you do it from within, like a cancer, people don’t realize what is happening until it is too late.


9 posted on 01/17/2013 6:16:08 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (HealthCare IS NOT a right. The RIGHT to keep and bear arms is.)
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To: JDoutrider
At least you folks out there are rid of her horrible administration!

She would be a disaster at Interior as well...

We traded her for Jay Inslee who is as bad or worse.

10 posted on 01/17/2013 8:12:01 PM PST by Sparticus (Tar and feathers for the next dumb@ss Republican that uses the word bipartisanship.)
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To: Sparticus

The dims have been stealing the governorship here in the feminazi utopia of the left coast for years.


11 posted on 01/17/2013 8:30:49 PM PST by angry elephant (Endangered species in Seattle)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I will posit my ignorance, but someone once said, “I went broke slowly, then all at once.” America in a nutshell. We have been going broke (not just financially)slowly for a long time.


12 posted on 01/17/2013 8:36:46 PM PST by taterjay
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To: Baynative

It doesn’t matter what particular individual holds these Cabinet positions. All must be committed to international socialism to be considered. A constitutionalist won’t be considered in the first place.


13 posted on 01/17/2013 9:02:31 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Good analogy. The American people aren’t very good at understanding analogies either.


14 posted on 01/17/2013 9:04:14 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: JDoutrider

“At least you folks out there are rid of her horrible administration!”

Oh yeah - Jay Inslee will be SO much better!

http://www.ontheissues.org/house/jay_inslee.htm

Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)

Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)

Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)

Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)

Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)

Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)

Rated 100% by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)

Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)

Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)

Voted NO on allowing school prayer during the War on Terror. (Nov 2001)

Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)

Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)

Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)

Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)

Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)

Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)

Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)

Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)

Rated F by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record. (Dec 2003)

Voted NO on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)

Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)

Rated 0% by USBC, indicating an open-border stance. (Dec 2006)

Voted NO on eliminating the Estate Tax (”death tax”). (Apr 2001)

Rated 100% by the CTJ, indicating support of progressive taxation. (Dec 2006)

Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)


15 posted on 01/17/2013 9:20:34 PM PST by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: 21twelve; Baynative
Holy Sheehite!

I moved from WA. to bluer than blue manysooota three years ago. I confess I didn't know Inslee captured the Governorship! From Bad to WORSE!!!

I used to tear Inslee a new arsehole when I lived out there and was really involved in WA politics. He wouldn't take my calls in short order!

Good God almighty... My prayers are with you even more knowing this.

Bay, I'm surprised you haven't jumped yet! WOW!

16 posted on 01/17/2013 11:17:30 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: Baynative
Just GREAT!

In a state that "finds ballot boxes" every election. :-(

17 posted on 01/18/2013 5:01:33 AM PST by Does so (Progresses Don't Know the Meaning of Infringed...)
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To: Baynative

PPOS continues to stick his finger in the eye of conservative Americans. May God help us!


18 posted on 01/18/2013 5:38:23 AM PST by rhubarbk
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To: JDoutrider
"Bay, I'm surprised you haven't jumped yet! WOW!"

We were on the verge of buying property in Idaho when we hit speed bumps with selling property here. Then the economy started to fail and here we are stuck in limbo.

19 posted on 01/18/2013 7:56:22 AM PST by Baynative (Those that work for a living are now outnumbered by those that vote for a living.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Something that true and profound deserves repeating!

"One thing I can say about the incompetent Obama, he always goes straight to the bottom of the barrel to find people to surround himself with."

20 posted on 01/18/2013 8:10:04 AM PST by Baynative (Those that work for a living are now outnumbered by those that vote for a living.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
One thing I can say about the incompetent Obama, he always goes straight to the bottom of the barrel to find people to surround himself with.

Narcissists never want people smarter than themselves under them. In his case that's a pretty low bar.

21 posted on 01/18/2013 8:51:22 AM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: 21twelve
Rated +20 by NORML, indicating a pro-drug-reform stance. (Dec 2006)

At least there's one conservative element in his record.

22 posted on 01/18/2013 9:06:41 AM PST by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: Sparticus
We traded her for Jay Inslee who is as bad or worse.

I really can't tell the difference between Inslee and the Disney character Goofy. So I call him Governor Goofy. The guy sounds like an idiot and looks like a deer in the headlights when he talks.

Methinks Gov. Goofball is the happiest person in the State that the marijuana law passed...if you know what I mean....lol
23 posted on 01/18/2013 9:17:41 AM PST by copaliscrossing (Progressives are Socialists)
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To: Baynative

Wonder if she knows what a cattle guard is.


24 posted on 01/18/2013 9:35:43 AM PST by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Baynative
Is that you, Pat Sajak?...
25 posted on 01/18/2013 9:46:32 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Baynative

She is a damn disaster!


26 posted on 01/18/2013 9:51:15 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Baynative
This whack left skank supporters in King County cheated Republican Dino Rossi out of winning the race for governor. "Christine Gregoire wins nation's closest-ever governor's race after recounts and a court battle"... Gregoire took office after being certified the winner by 129 votes following a manual recount. Rossi was ahead before the recounts started!....SCREW YOU CHRISTINE HAYWIRE!!!
27 posted on 01/18/2013 10:03:12 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Baynative

OMG!!!...Another liberal hack!


28 posted on 01/18/2013 10:07:31 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Baynative

Oh, it’s worse than what you described. Gregoire also endorsed the sub-bituminous coal terminals and RR construction, saying that there was tremendous pressure to get the coal terminals and docks built was coming from the White House.

In other words, Gregoire sees the politics of the environment as a matter of political expediency. The Toronto newspaper reported that Lisa Jackson resigned over a disagreement with Obama over the approval of the Keystone pipeline, which Obama intends to approve after the inauguration. Gregoire has already demonstrated her willingness to support anything that Obama wants.


29 posted on 01/18/2013 10:19:44 AM PST by Eva
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30 posted on 01/18/2013 4:15:50 PM PST by RedMDer (HEY LIBS! GUN FREE ZONE T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE NOW. I DARE YA!)
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To: Baynative

Nnnnnnnooooooooooo!


31 posted on 01/19/2013 12:45:42 AM PST by Forty-Niner (The barely bare berry bear formerly known as Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: Baynative

Oh my god....not this bug-eyed moron. In life, she’s every bit the twit she appears in print.

At least when she’s in THAT Washington, I won’t be running into her anymore.


32 posted on 01/19/2013 3:28:20 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: Baynative

All these talentless Democrat hacks.... Once they f up their state they dream of moving to DC and effing up the entire country.


33 posted on 01/19/2013 8:10:09 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

As you may remember it was the “homeless vote” in Seattle that used the voting location as their home address that put Fraudoire over the top.

Lies—Check
Cheats—Check
Steals—Check

OK—She is a perfect candidate for the cabinet.


34 posted on 01/23/2013 5:02:04 AM PST by cgbg (HLM--"Democracy is the theory that people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.")
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