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Manchin: Obama declared ‘war on coal’
The Hill ^ | June 25, 2013 | Justin Sink

Posted on 06/25/2013 1:51:55 PM PDT by jazusamo

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) blasted President Obama's proposals to address climate change, saying new regulations on power plants would unfairly burden the coal industry.

“The regulations the President wants to force on coal are not feasible. And if it’s not feasible, it’s not reasonable,” Manchin said in a statement.

“It’s clear now that the President has declared a war on coal,” he added. “It’s simply unacceptable that one of the key elements of his climate change proposal places regulations on coal that are completely impossible to meet with existing technology."

The Democratic senator’s comments highlight the tough — and bipartisan — resistance facing the White House's new energy proposals.

Manchin’s comments echoed remarks made by a member of a White House panel of outside science advisers, who told The New York Times on Monday that the president should use Tuesday’s climate speech to launch a “war on coal.”

“Politically, the White House is hesitant to say they’re having a war on coal. On the other hand, a war on coal is exactly what’s needed,” Harvard geochemist Daniel P. Schrag told the Times.

Republicans have also seized on the remark, saying the president's energy plan — unveiled Tuesday at Georgetown University — would cause energy bills to spike and increase unemployment among the middle class.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: West Virginia
KEYWORDS: 3rdworldenergy; bhofascism; coal; criminalpresident; democrats; energy; fascism; govtabuse; manchin; marxism; obama; obamabuttkisser; obamaclimateapeech; obamaclimatespeech; tyranny; waroncoal
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I wonder where Manchin has been if he's just coming to this realization.
1 posted on 06/25/2013 1:51:56 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo
War on Obama is what we need to declare.
Destroy the ILLEGAL ALIEN IN CHIEF.
2 posted on 06/25/2013 1:53:11 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: jazusamo

He’ll still be endorsing The Won for reelection in 2016.


3 posted on 06/25/2013 1:53:13 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: jazusamo

But you’ll vote for everything Dear Leader wants anyway, won’t you, Joe?


4 posted on 06/25/2013 1:53:32 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: jazusamo
I guess Joe isn't bothered by the fact that his good pal,Osama Obama,has also declared war on our southern border.
5 posted on 06/25/2013 1:53:47 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: jazusamo

Well, whatcha gonna do about it Joe? Will you stand against your God-Emperor, His Heinous Barackula the Destroyer? You’ve been kissing his ass on everything else ...


6 posted on 06/25/2013 1:53:54 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: jazusamo

STFU Manchin.


7 posted on 06/25/2013 1:54:49 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: jazusamo

>>“The regulations the President wants to force on coal are not feasible. And if it’s not feasible, it’s not reasonable,” Manchin said in a statement.

This isn’t a surprise! He told us that he’d do this in the election. Why doesn’t anyone on the Left listen to this commie bastard’s words?? When he talks, all they hear is hope and change.

If he plainly stated that “effective immediately, I am going to start feeding people into wood chippers”, all they’d hear is “I’m going to save trees.”


8 posted on 06/25/2013 1:55:22 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: jazusamo

Welcome back to reality, Manchin.

Why have you been sticking your head in the sand all this time? Anyone without partisan blinders could see who Obama really is.


9 posted on 06/25/2013 1:55:26 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: jazusamo

Oh, WOW!!!

He DECLARED WAR ON COAL!!!!

Oh, WOW!!!

He Declared war on the Second Amendment!!!

Who the hell is this idiot trying to fool?


10 posted on 06/25/2013 1:56:01 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: GlockThe Vote
STFU Manchin.

And please sit down.

5.56mm

11 posted on 06/25/2013 1:56:06 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: jazusamo
So, if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can — it’s just that it will bankrupt them, because they are going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that’s being emitted. ... BHO (Jan. 2008)

Manchin's is a liar ... or an idiot ... or both.

12 posted on 06/25/2013 1:56:35 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: jazusamo

Electrical generation fell 7% from Dec 2010 to Dec 2011, probably due to the “recovery” that we’re in...

And coal accounts for the bulk of electrical generation - nearly 40%, though they are bragging that it is a declining factor:
http://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.cfm?id=5331

However, cut out 40% of the electrical capacity in the summer, and let’s see how those blue cities fair.


13 posted on 06/25/2013 1:57:20 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Servant of the Cross

“Under my plan, electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket” - obamatollah


14 posted on 06/25/2013 1:57:59 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: jazusamo

Did you just wake up from a 5 year coma, Joe?...............


15 posted on 06/25/2013 1:58:06 PM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Joe, show some spine and become a Republican. You can still stay liberal, just vote with the conservatives.


16 posted on 06/25/2013 1:58:55 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: newfreep

“Under my plan, electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket”
...
for you crackers. As for Eric’s and my people, their electrical bills will be subsidized out of you crackers’ pockets.


17 posted on 06/25/2013 1:59:25 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: jazusamo

18 posted on 06/25/2013 1:59:41 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: Bryanw92

Yep, Obummer has said it over and over and the libs just love it until it’ll effect them adversely.


19 posted on 06/25/2013 2:00:26 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: jazusamo

Manchin is a phony. He teamed with my jagoff Senator Toomey on the gun grab bill after running as a rootin’ tootin’ pro-gun guy. He po’d a lot of folks in West Virginia with that clown act.

Obama has him trapped now. If he caves on coal they’ll run him out of West Virginia on a rail.


20 posted on 06/25/2013 2:00:27 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Servant of the Cross

I’ll take Both for $20, Alex.


21 posted on 06/25/2013 2:00:42 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: jazusamo

Manchin is a vile hypocrite. He has been an Obama enabler ever since he entered the Senate. People of West Virginia send left wing idiots to the Senate.


22 posted on 06/25/2013 2:01:43 PM PDT by allendale
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To: MrB

“Whachu talkin’ about, Willis?”


23 posted on 06/25/2013 2:01:47 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: jazusamo

And yet, as soon as any Obama’s coal-killing proposals are in front of the Senate, Manchin will vote for them like a good little soul-less Democrat shill.


24 posted on 06/25/2013 2:03:26 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: smoothsailing
If he caves I hope those West Virginians tar and feather him before they run him out, I'd bet there's a lot of them that’d do it.
25 posted on 06/25/2013 2:05:53 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: jazusamo

The coal miners unions must have been small and not very rich, thus expendable to the regime.


26 posted on 06/25/2013 2:07:03 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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hey Joe,
Obammy is your boy.
You’ve been far up his rear on nearly EVERY issue pal.
Like kissing cousins.
Still blowing smoke up west Virginians ole wazoos huh Joe?


27 posted on 06/25/2013 2:07:06 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: jazusamo

Coal mining and production states that went for Obama are proof that the fumes are affecting brain cells


28 posted on 06/25/2013 2:07:53 PM PDT by pallis
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To: jazusamo

The power company should turn off their electricity and the fuel company should refuse to sell them that nasty carbon fuel for their generators.


29 posted on 06/25/2013 2:09:26 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: MrB
for you crackers. As for Eric’s and my people, their electrical bills will be subsidized out of you crackers’ pockets.

Hey, that's rac ....... oh wait. that's not racist, it's true!

30 posted on 06/25/2013 2:14:15 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: jazusamo

31 posted on 06/25/2013 2:15:36 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Bryanw92
If he plainly stated that “effective immediately, I am going to start feeding people into wood chippers”, all they’d hear is “I’m going to save trees.”

hahahahaha I needed a laugh this afternoon. Thanks! :-)

"It’s clear now that the President has declared a war on coal,” he added.

It boggles the mind that this fact is just now dawning on this useless idiot from West Virginia. Only the best and brightest can deliberate in the U.S. Senate, obviously.

32 posted on 06/25/2013 2:16:54 PM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: jazusamo

This President surely does keep his campaign promises.


33 posted on 06/25/2013 2:18:23 PM PDT by lurk
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To: jazusamo

It’s an act. All dems are lefties. Hope all you WV voters who voted for this phony are satisfied.


34 posted on 06/25/2013 2:18:40 PM PDT by saneright
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To: jazusamo

Dear Joe: You put the “duh” in dumb@ss.


35 posted on 06/25/2013 2:22:32 PM PDT by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: jazusamo

Go vote for another amnesty you moron.


36 posted on 06/25/2013 2:22:41 PM PDT by lone star annie
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To: jazusamo

It isn’t just the coal industry that will be affected. It’s anyone who uses electricity. Businesses with processes heavily-dependent on cheap electricity will fold up or move away.


37 posted on 06/25/2013 2:23:06 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The Eurozone policy might best be described as "Laurel and Hardy Carry a Piano Upstairs.")
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Joe, show some spine and become a Republican. You can still stay liberal, just vote with the conservatives.

+1

Integrity would actually demand that Manchin do exactly that. Of course Joe Manchin and integrity is an oxymoron.
38 posted on 06/25/2013 2:24:56 PM PDT by tanknetter
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Manchin protested by Tea Party as not pro-coal enough

On October 24, 2010, Gov. Joe Manchin went to a "Friends of Coal" rally in Logan, WV, where he was greeted by protesters from the local tea party -- the West Virginia Coalfield Tea Party Patriots. They said opponent John Raese, a business mogul and three-time failed candidate in statewide races, was the real friend of coal and waved signs with slogans such as "Obama says vote Democrat," "Obama, One Big Ass Mistake America," and "Kill Liberalism." Shaun Adkins, a lumber yard manager and founder of the local tea party chapter, said Manchin could not be trusted to support the coal industry in Washington.[59]

The protests came despite the fact that Manchin has sued the U.S. EPA over new regulations on mountaintop removal coal mining, and his campaign is running an advertisement opposing the cap-and-trade bill the House passed last year, the Waxman-Markey Climate Bill. Manchin has the endorsement of the West Virginia Coal Association and the United Mine Workers of America in the race to complete the term of the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D). But Raese has been campaigning saying the governor will be a "rubber stamp" for the Obama administration's attempts to regulate the industry's mining and carbon dioxide emissions.[59]

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/West_Virginia_and_coal

39 posted on 06/25/2013 2:25:24 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: jazusamo

For West Virginians, is Manchin considered quick?


40 posted on 06/25/2013 2:26:25 PM PDT by Mashood
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He can go screw himself with a cactus. He is a Harry Reid buddy and he means nothing to this regime but for a reliable rat vote.


41 posted on 06/25/2013 2:27:31 PM PDT by lone star annie
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To: Bryanw92
If he plainly stated that “effective immediately, I am going to start feeding people into wood chippers”, all they’d hear is “I’m going to save trees.”

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42 posted on 06/25/2013 2:28:21 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: jazusamo

Brain dead comes to my mind...


43 posted on 06/25/2013 2:32:50 PM PDT by shotgun
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To: smoothsailing
Looks like Shaun Adkins had Manchin nailed then.

Manchin knew full well what Obummer was all about, he must be a convincing liar with the people of WV.

44 posted on 06/25/2013 2:36:59 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: jazusamo

Manchin is even worse than than the cheapest of street whores.


45 posted on 06/25/2013 2:38:31 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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Manchin is the biggest hypocrite in Washington DC. He claims to be pro-life, pro-2nd amendment, pro-real marriage, and now he says Comrade Obama has declared war on coal. But for some reason he refuses to leave the the democrate party.......that he has absolutely nothing in common with. What an unprincipled hypocrite of the first degree.


46 posted on 06/25/2013 2:41:03 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: jazusamo

And what are ya gonna do about it?


47 posted on 06/25/2013 2:43:35 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: jazusamo

Supporting Obama that’s where just like all the other deomcrats.
He is a liar just like o. He is just saying he against what o is for so he can get re-elected just like he shot a hole through the healthcare bill big effing whoop.


48 posted on 06/25/2013 2:47:13 PM PDT by funfan
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What a cracker as in nutty!

Joe votes for all of his dear leader’s transformation.


49 posted on 06/25/2013 2:53:59 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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Manchin is the traitor. Making Obama stronger and stronger with all that “hep” on other issues.

Now O is a full-blown monster and devouring your (our) own people.


50 posted on 06/25/2013 2:55:00 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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