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Obama’s Threat of Climate Change Executive Order Taunts Republicans
Shark Tank ^ | 2/15/13 | Javier Manjarres

Posted on 02/17/2013 3:35:05 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

If Congress won’t act soon to protect the future generations, I will, I will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions we can take now and in the future to reduce pollutions. - President Barack Obama

Earlier today, House Speaker John Boehner said that he didn’t “think that he (Obama) had the ability to impose a national energy tax on Americans without the authority of Congress.” Reading between the lines, Boehner is saying that if Obama enacts any executive order framed in the form of a tax raising directive, it would violate the constitution, as only Congress is allowed to pass legislation that raise taxes on Americans.

“I don’t know what actions the president thinks he can take I don’t think he has the ability to impose a national energy tax on Americans without the authority of Congress.” -Speaker John Boehner

Another one of President Obama’s most outspoken critics of his policies has been Florida Congressman Tom Rooney, who offered up this response to the President’s threat of unilateral executive action-

How are our families, small business owners and farmers supposed to cope with higher energy costs than we’re already facing? The President said the first question we should ask ourselves is how to bring more jobs to our country, but all of his proposals will cost us many of the jobs we already have. A national energy tax is a nonstarter in the House, and the President has no authority to impose one on his own.- Rep. Tom Rooney

Some congressional Republicans continue to privately discuss the idea of impeaching the President were he to continue bypassing Congress

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; democrats; environment; fascism; obama; taxes
Of course, the assclown and his minions WON'T raise taxes...they'll merely "increase fees".
1 posted on 02/17/2013 3:35:13 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Did Boner cry when he said that?


2 posted on 02/17/2013 3:37:44 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

Do not upset Dear Leader.


3 posted on 02/17/2013 3:40:04 PM PST by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: SoFloFreeper
Some congressional Republicans continue to privately discuss the idea of impeaching the President were he to continue bypassing Congress

Tell me another joke! America is finished.

4 posted on 02/17/2013 3:44:47 PM PST by Logical me
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To: SoFloFreeper

5 posted on 02/17/2013 3:44:59 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Boehner:he didn’t “think that he (Obama) had the ability to impose ... tax on Americans without...Congress.

It's another bonehead head-slap moment. The real problem is bonehead does not "think", in the usual sense of the word.

6 posted on 02/17/2013 3:48:32 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“Didn’t think” Obama has the authority to unilaterally levy taxes. How inspiring.


7 posted on 02/17/2013 3:49:32 PM PST by skeeter
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To: SoFloFreeper

Don’t make me burn these tires.


8 posted on 02/17/2013 3:51:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Defund the EPA


9 posted on 02/17/2013 3:57:00 PM PST by Rodm
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To: cripplecreek

Defund the EPA


10 posted on 02/17/2013 3:57:16 PM PST by Rodm
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To: Rodm

My congressman had a bill that would have gone a long way toward restraining the EPA but it died in the GOP led committee.

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr750


11 posted on 02/17/2013 4:12:56 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Some congressional Republicans continue to privately discuss the idea of impeaching the President were he to continue bypassing Congress

How many 3?

I doubt there are any more Republican congreessmen/women with the courage to even dare utter impeach, let alone carry through with the process. Sorry bunch that most are.

12 posted on 02/17/2013 4:13:43 PM PST by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Who is protecting future generations from the TBIC?


13 posted on 02/17/2013 4:22:34 PM PST by jimfree (In November 2016 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Logical me

I have gotten several phone calls from some conservative groups leaving messages about impeachment. What a waste of time with the present configuration of the Senate!


14 posted on 02/17/2013 4:26:45 PM PST by DLfromthedesert
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To: SoFloFreeper

Your wing of the one government party is playing you all for a bunch of fools. And you’re letting them get away with it. If they wanted to stop these EO power grabs, they would simply not fund the agencies ordered to carry out the EO’s. But you guys keep playing Charlie Brown and running for that football Lucy is holding. Your leadership isn’t gutless...they are stabbing you in the back, knowing that you will come back for more on election day.


15 posted on 02/17/2013 4:32:21 PM PST by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Orangedog

AMEN to that, Orangedog.


16 posted on 02/17/2013 4:41:33 PM PST by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why isn’t this dictator being impeached? Because the weenies in the GOP don’t have the guts after that lovable liar Clinton got off scott free.


17 posted on 02/17/2013 4:52:31 PM PST by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

If folks are trusting in the Republicants to turn the ship away from the approaching icebergs, they need an awakening. If the gun grabbing democrips current moves to make them vulnerable to criminals doesn’t wake them up then they are not going to be arosed. It is time to clean our battle rifles. The Boy Scout Motto comes to mind ...


18 posted on 02/17/2013 4:59:29 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: txrefugee

If folks are trusting in the Republicants to turn the ship away from the approaching icebergs, they need an awakening. If the gun grabbing democrips current moves to make them vulnerable to criminals doesn’t wake them up then they are not going to be aroused. It is time to clean our battle rifles. The Boy Scout Motto comes to mind ...


19 posted on 02/17/2013 5:00:03 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why shouldn’t he? The pussies in the Republican Party won’t do a damn think about it and Herr Obama knows it.


20 posted on 02/17/2013 5:08:10 PM PST by WeatherGuy
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To: SoFloFreeper

Whatever Obama decides to do these Chicken hearts in Congress will just say “Yassuh Massah Obama suh.”

We dasn’t oppose yo suh, we might get called racist.


21 posted on 02/17/2013 6:01:07 PM PST by Venturer
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To: txrefugee
Our gubbamint is so freakin corrupt. This is no way, now how what the founding fathers envisioned.

I am stunned by the lack of representation from the GOP. It's like some kind of mystery novel.

Hate to sound so fatalistic, but after another four years of this poppy-cock, I don't see how we can ever realize conservatism again in government.

Even my beloved Texas is predicted to turn blue in a lil over a decade due to upcoming amnesty and the influx of folks from yankee land and the left coast.

Perty sad.

22 posted on 02/17/2013 6:14:54 PM PST by servantboy777
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To: SoFloFreeper

“to protect the future generations”

If Obama cared at all about future generations (of Americans), he wouldn’t be piling all this massive debt on them.


23 posted on 02/17/2013 8:50:30 PM PST by Avid Coug
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To: SoFloFreeper

Just another bluff by the kenyan to keep the GOP running in circles and off message RE economic issues.


24 posted on 02/17/2013 8:52:30 PM PST by lodi90
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To: SoFloFreeper

I expect that Boehner to be on a smoke break when Obozo issues the executive order.


25 posted on 02/17/2013 9:19:08 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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