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Obama Sprinting to Finish Line to 'Transform' America ^ | June 3, 2014 | David Limbaugh

Posted on 06/03/2014 6:02:12 AM PDT by Kaslin

It obviously doesn't bother President Obama a whit to usurp congressional power to impose more draconian environmental regulations -- and probably not much more to do so in an election year, even when his action will hurt Democrats.

What's he going to do now, you ask?

Well, his Environmental Protection Agency, in deference to and collusion with Obama's war on domestic energy producers, has unveiled a proposed rule to mandate power plants to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from levels 25 years earlier.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the rule would affect hundreds of fossil-fuel power plants and hit America's 600 coal-fired power plants the hardest. The rule, says the Journal, "is a major element of (Obama's) attempt to secure a second-term legacy."

Someone please deliver Obama the memo: He has already secured his second-term, first-term and entire-term legacy by doing more harm to this nation across the board than not only any former president but any other human being in our history. Why can't he just be satisfied with the damage he's already caused?

Obama demagogued the announcement by joining a conference call with the American Lung Association, depicting the imposition of the rule as vital for public health and -- by all means -- "to reduce the carbon emissions that scientists say contribute to climate change."

Is climate change that bizarre phenomenon I've experienced all my life in which one season it's hot, the next it's in between and the next it's cold? Or is it when it's blazing hot on a July afternoon before a summer shower cools things off?

Nope. Climate change is the elaborate cover that enables environmentalist extremists to get away with having issued apocalyptic warnings decades ago about "global cooling" and then shamelessly and seamlessly shifting their hysteria to anticipated "global warming" and now remorselessly settling today for just plain old "climate change."

One of the most insidious techniques Obama has employed to wreak havoc on America and its institutions has been the imposition of laws and rules with delayed effective dates so that the public will not immediately realize the enormity of the hardships and destruction being caused.

Look at the delays he built in to Obamacare, including the thousands of preferential exemptions from the law he extended to buy off opposition and ward off political challenges during the various election years. Look at the trillions of dollars he is spending now to create the illusion that the economy is stronger than it is, with willful disregard for its bankrupting effect on future generations of Americans. The same is true with his refusal to reform entitlement programs, whose $100 trillion in unfunded liabilities is a ticking time bomb for America's financial stability. The Dodd-Frank financial reform bill was sold as a measure to prevent further consolidation of banking power, and we are already seeing that it is doing just the opposite. But why should Obama care? He got his law passed, and it's having his desired -- as opposed to promised -- effect.

The same is true of this new EPA emissions rule. The rule would give states and companies as much as 15 years to comply and thus presumably reduce both their opposition and the public's.

Not surprisingly, the White House is deceitfully promising -- as it did with Obamacare when no one could prove otherwise in advance -- that this rule would lower costs and create jobs. Are you kidding me? No intellectually honest person could believe that. Obama doesn't even want the rule to lower costs and create jobs. This is all part of his pre-announced plan to bankrupt conventional energy producers.

Obama will doubtlessly line up the usual corporate suspects to announce their support for his bill -- those he will have bought off through crony capitalism by ensuring the rule somehow would benefit them. Just as he lined up the white-coated physicians and insurance executives to stand with him in passing Obamacare, he'll hail this support as proof that it's in the best interests of American businesses and America itself.

But The Washington Examiner's Timothy Carney notes that corporate lobbyists are divided on Obama's current climate measure because it would benefit some companies and hurt others. He will garner the vocal support of those businesses that would profit from the regulations, a technique used by politicians to advance previous environmental regulations.

It is disturbing to contemplate the sheer power of this federal government, especially its unchecked and constitutionally unauthorized administrative branch, to whimsically issue such far-reaching decrees that negatively impact so many businesses and industries and so many lives -- all in the name of helping them. The Competitive Enterprise Institute calculates that the federal regulatory leviathan currently costs the U.S. economy some $1.86 trillion annually, which amounts to a hidden tax of nearly $15,000 per household.

Obama is proceeding apace to consummate his wholesale destruction, er, fundamental transformation of America, and adding insult to injury, he's doing it outside the scope of his constitutional authority.

He will not be denied. But he's making sure America will be.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: 0bamacare; barack0bama; climatechange; penandphone; yearofaction

1 posted on 06/03/2014 6:02:12 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

" What difference does it make?"

2 posted on 06/03/2014 6:03:50 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Kaslin
It says in the pages of the ho lee ko ron....that I must strike at you infidels whenever I can..

3 posted on 06/03/2014 6:06:27 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Diogenesis; All

The development of a Fascist State like Hitler had in 1930’s Germany, and what Obama almost has now in the nearly former USA, depends upon opposition leaders who refuse to lead the opposition, but continue to stay in power by support of their morally weak supporters.

The last attempt to oppose Obama failed when Boehner, Cantor, McConnell and McCain caved in to the stonewalling refusal to negotiate by Reid and Obama in late 2013 and early 2014.

Until effective voter pressure can be brought to bear on the Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate to replace the Republican Leadership in the House and Senate, Obama will continue to “Fundamentally transform the United States of America” into the most powerful Fascist Empire that the World has ever known.

Will these opposition Congressmen and women act before the November 2014 Election, or will they continue to wait to lose again, as usual, to the Left Wing, low information Voter in November, 2014?

BTW, money and reason are wasted on multimillionaire career politicians as they cannot be bought or convinced - - - they are the hardened professional criminal politicians that we have, for decades, elected and tolerated, gratefully for the “free” stuff that they have bought our votes with.

Obama is just doing as he was raised up to do, and will never change.

Our opposition Republican Leaders are doing everything that they can to make sure Obama is successful, and they will never change.

The change must come from opposition House Members and Senators in “both” parties, before low-information voters have made up their minds about whether or not to continue the status quo.

The Summer of 2014 is the last chance for We, the People to force our House and Senate Members to change their leadership before Labor Day, 2014, when early voting begins.


Word for Today:
“ Fascism: Noun. - - - A system of Government characterized by rigid one-party dictatorship, forcible suppression of the opposition - - - “

Hitler, Hitler,
He’s our Man!
If he can’t do it,
Judge Roberts can!

Roberts, Roberts,
He’s our Man!
If he can’t do it,
Geithner’s IRS can!

Geightner, Geithner,
He’s our Man!
If he can’t do it,
BLM’s Reid can!

Reid, Reid,
He’s our Man!
If he can’t do it,
Soetoro’s NSA can!

Soetoro, Soetoro,
He’s our Man!
If he can’t do it,
Obama’s EPA can.

Obama, Obama,
He’s our man!
If he can’t do it,
Gestapo Holder can!

Holder, Holder,
He’s our Man!
If he can’t do it,
The Democrats
Damn sure will!

4 posted on 06/03/2014 6:07:10 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Kaslin

I think President Obama is doing a fine job of demoralizing the American people. He’s never lost an opportunity to stick his thumb in the eye of those who do not believe in the ‘progressive’ way.
Of course, IMHO, this is just the precursor to the hell that’s coming. A majority can be made to believe that a suffering now for a communitarian society can work. It took USSR 70 years to realize it can’t.

5 posted on 06/03/2014 6:07:55 AM PDT by griswold3 (I was born heI're in America. I will die here in a third world country. Obama succeeded.)
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To: Kaslin

Looks like Dinesh D’Souza’s movie was accurate after all...

6 posted on 06/03/2014 6:16:53 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Diogenesis
Obama Sprinting to Finish Line to 'Transform' America

Meanwhile the WORTHLESS SOBs in congress attend cocktail parties and kiss his royal ass!

7 posted on 06/03/2014 6:18:07 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle?" - Patrick Henry, 1775)
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To: Kaslin

Democrats Inc. gave us the mess we’re in wonder if any wise up in the next two elections?.

8 posted on 06/03/2014 6:59:06 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Vaduz

If the dims and their media every wise up, it will be too late. The pols are too focused on the next election and the media is ignorant of history.

9 posted on 06/03/2014 7:01:29 AM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: Texas resident

Ignorant of history and rewriting it every day.

10 posted on 06/03/2014 7:14:19 AM PDT by Vaduz
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11 posted on 06/03/2014 8:25:27 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Kaslin

Rules affect only those who comply.

12 posted on 06/03/2014 8:59:47 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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