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Watch Out Fishermen! Obama Is Planning a “Seafood Fraud” Crisis
The Independent Sentinel ^ | June 20, 2014 | Sara Noble

Posted on 06/22/2014 12:55:20 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Obama has a plan to ruin the seafood supply chain with regulations and it’s gonna cost ya.

Secretary of State John Kerry has found a new cause now that he’s fresh off his mid-East failures. He is directing federal agencies to work on developing a program to combat seafood fraud upon orders from the imperial president.

This follows up Mr. Obama’s proclamation that he would implement his climate change agenda using a pen and a phone. It also follows Mr. Obama’s seizure of a huge swath of the Pacific Ocean for the government, making it inaccessible for drilling and fishing.

In a recent delusional moment, Kerry said climate change is the “world’s most fearsome” weapon of mass destruction. He added that “the science of climate change is leaping out at us like a scene from a 3D movie. It’s warning us; it’s compelling us to act.”

Al Qaeda isn’t. The Taliban isn’t – we send them back out into the field to kill US soldiers. ISIS isn’t the world’s most fearsome WMD. A science that is completely unresolved that might affect us a hundred years from now is more urgent than terrorist groups threatening to destroy the US and Israel.

Barack Obama is hell-bent on fighting seafood fraud as part of his front on the climate change war he told West Point cadets about at their recent commencement exercises.

It will mean more regulations and higher prices.

If there is an opportunity to hurt businesses, Mr. Obama won’t let it pass him by.

He is passing his own version of The Law of the Sea Treaty using a pen and phone and this is one notch in his belt though he has only just begun.

He wants to “ensure that seafood sold in the United States is legally and sustainably caught and to combat the negative impacts of seafood fraud on the United States.”

“It shall be the policy of the United States for all executive departments and agencies (agencies) to combat IUU fishing and seafood fraud by strengthening coordination and implementation of relevant existing authorities and, where appropriate, by improving the transparency and traceability of the seafood supply chain. All agencies and offices charged with overseeing the seafood supply chain and verifying the authenticity of its products shall implement and enforce relevant policies, regulations, and laws to ensure that seafood sold in the United States is legally caught and accurately labeled.”

“There is established, as a subcommittee reporting to the National Ocean Council established by Executive Order 13547 of July 19, 2010 (Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes), a Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud (Task Force), to be co-chaired by the Secretaries of State and Commerce, or their designees.”

“Membership. In addition to the Co-Chairs, the Task Force shall include designated senior-level representatives from: (a) the Department of Defense;

Huh? DOD?

Why would they need the DOD for this?

It is a war according to him. Fishermen and consumers of seafood will be the enemy.

Just to give you an idea of how the government can be trusted handling something like this – in case you don’t remember the armed raid of the Gibson factories over guitar frets or the Sackett family land seizure or the raid on the Bundy ranch – listen to the following video:


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: climatechange; dictatorship; fishermen; fraud; kerry; nannystate; obama; regulation; seafood; tyranny
The King is displeased with the state of our fishing.

Video in original.

1 posted on 06/22/2014 12:55:20 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: SheLion; Eric Blair 2084; -YYZ-; 31R1O; 383rr; AFreeBird; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; Alia; altura; ...

Imperial Presidency, Long John Sliver Nanny State PING!


2 posted on 06/22/2014 12:56:03 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Border Crisis = Cloward-Piven, Chicano-style!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Watch out fisherman?

All decent productive Americans better watch out.


3 posted on 06/22/2014 12:57:04 PM PDT by all the best
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

We are all going to starve if he keeps this stuff up.


4 posted on 06/22/2014 12:58:39 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

Well, that’s the plan.


5 posted on 06/22/2014 1:00:28 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: ClearCase_guy; GeronL

We must eat nothing but 3-D printed tofu!


6 posted on 06/22/2014 1:01:53 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Border Crisis = Cloward-Piven, Chicano-style!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I have no doubt that this will not affect mooch’s supply of lobster. On our dime I might add.


7 posted on 06/22/2014 1:02:08 PM PDT by taillightchaser (American media--public enemy #1)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Whenever and wherever he says there’s a crisis, it is one HE HAS MADE.

After you get that down, all things become WAY more simple.


8 posted on 06/22/2014 1:03:18 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

You have to hand it to the Lefties: they push their stupid, agitating agenda every day.


9 posted on 06/22/2014 1:03:54 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Global Warming is caused by illegal immigrants!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

It is a fact that somewhere between 1/4 and 2/3 of the most popular seafood species sold in the US are nothing of the kind. They’re other species sold as the popular ones.

Whether this justifies more government regulation is an entirely other question, of course.


10 posted on 06/22/2014 1:03:58 PM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: GeronL

And our cats. What will they do without tuna?

Seriously. I love fish. If meat prices keep going up we will all be vegan not by choice but because all we will be able to afford is Peanut butter and jelly. And ramen noodles.


11 posted on 06/22/2014 1:04:58 PM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: Sherman Logan

He is already going after pesticides “to save bees” (in a pigs eye)


12 posted on 06/22/2014 1:04:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Gefn

I do like beef-flavored Ramen noodles though.


13 posted on 06/22/2014 1:05:43 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

But what about treats for the Wookie!?!? No more Laabsta Tails?


14 posted on 06/22/2014 1:06:26 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!! Once again dingy hairball, STFU!!! You corrupt POS!!!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Obama has declared war on natural born American citizens.

It's about time to return the favor.

15 posted on 06/22/2014 1:06:59 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: all the best

the only decent thing that will come from getting rid of Obama is that the main stream press has de-legitimized itself (fox included) News no longer lives and the basement dwelling blogger who follow their favorite msnbc show only hve about 2 friends. Mom & Grandma.


16 posted on 06/22/2014 1:08:41 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Do Muslims eat seafood ?


17 posted on 06/22/2014 1:09:16 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

President Voldemort has alerted a Dementor to a prospering American industry.


18 posted on 06/22/2014 1:11:51 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Sherman Logan

tilapia = carp :-)


19 posted on 06/22/2014 1:12:17 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Border Crisis = Cloward-Piven, Chicano-style!)
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To: gaijin

Cloward-Pivening the fisheries!


20 posted on 06/22/2014 1:12:45 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Border Crisis = Cloward-Piven, Chicano-style!)
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To: liberty or death
and the basement dwelling blogger who follow their favorite msnbc show only hve about 2 friends. Mom & Grandma.

I think Grandma done gave up on him long ago! :-)

21 posted on 06/22/2014 1:13:47 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Border Crisis = Cloward-Piven, Chicano-style!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

grouper = catfish


22 posted on 06/22/2014 1:14:07 PM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
He added that “the science of climate change is leaping out at us like a scene from a 3D movie.

23 posted on 06/22/2014 1:19:13 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: GeronL

Why do you think that he is doing it? Before the 2008 election, he said that should he be elected, he would transform the United States of America[only he used the word “transform”]. He was elected. In 2012, he said, You have a choice which way you want the Country to go, my plan or Romney’s plan. He was re-elected. So I guess that the people who voted, or those counting the votes, wanted his plan. So, again I ask,”Why are people so surprised, or shocked that he is destroying the United States?”


24 posted on 06/22/2014 1:28:31 PM PDT by sport
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To: GeronL; ClearCase_guy; null and void

Yes, it was already reading like that.

High food prices, energy choke-hold.

Thanks, idiot liberals. Thanks a lot.


25 posted on 06/22/2014 1:32:41 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Bratch; Red Badger; AceMineral; Aevery_Freeman; a fool in paradise; Alex Murphy; Altariel; ...
Sharknado! Ping!


26 posted on 06/22/2014 1:36:27 PM PDT by null and void (In this war, the front line is at your front door...)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
... I heard Obama is insisting that this fish be relabeled "Red Snapper" LOL

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27 posted on 06/22/2014 1:48:34 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: ClearCase_guy
WE MUST TAKE THIS TRAITOR IN OUR WHITE HOUSE DOWN B/4 HE DESTROYS THIS COUNTRY AND US. He must be stopped by any and all means. He's NOT going to take us down, if we American citizens slow him down, refuse to comply, delay, and obstruct this enemy in any way we can, til we can get rid of him. It will be a war to the end as to who wins and who loses. I'm down for the count, and I won't let the deaths of braves soldiers of wars past, who gave their all in order for us to live under our Constitution, liberty and freedom,to have been for naught.

The enemy is on OUR SOIL,it's true, unlike WWII. So this war is going to take some time, until we elect a Conservative President, and as many Conservatives in other positions of power as we can muster, and bring to trial all those guilty of treason, and punished accordingly. Communism/socialism/marxism/muslim collaborators must be smashed like the cockroaches they are. It is a evil, insidious idelogy/disease,and they must be destroyed. So, let's grab a hold of our courage from the depths of our respective guts, and make this our number one priority, After taking care of family & work obligations, we must put down our electronic toys, and other less important pursuits,and make this goal of winning this war our SECOND most important priority, instead of a wish, or exclaiming, “oh, America is doomed.” No negativity, but instead more action. Remember how our Forefathers fought their war & many died in the process. Remember our Constitution, our liberty and freedom and the wisdom of our Forefathers to protect us. But, as Benjamin Franklin said, freedom is free, IF you can keep it. So, let's stay focused,and win this war,so help us God. WE citizens are AMERICANS,and we don't take no crap from any socialist/communist/marxist/muslim collaborator in OUR White HOUSE.

28 posted on 06/22/2014 1:53:25 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Billions will be spent monitoring for illegal fishing while the border will be ignored. They will tell us it is impossible to monitor thousands of miles of remote border while plans will be drafted and a system will be put in place to monitor thousands of miles of open ocean... In the middle of nowhere.


29 posted on 06/22/2014 2:09:56 PM PDT by drunknsage
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The real back story to this is that when John Kerry was deployed to Cambodia in December 1968 by President-Elect Richard Nixon, the USO had a screening of “Finding Nemo,” and ever since then Kerry has believed in the motto “Fish are friends, not food.”


30 posted on 06/22/2014 2:14:04 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

He will have to pry my shrimp from my cold, dead hand!


31 posted on 06/22/2014 2:18:27 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Gefn

A pound of Oscar Mayer bacon is almost $10 where I live. Who would have ever believed a pound of bacon would cost that much?

I guess I can live without bacon, but I sure don’t want to.


32 posted on 06/22/2014 2:20:30 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ClearCase_guy

‘Well, that’s the plan.’

True. Food is a potent weapon. Just ask the Ukrainians what Stalin did to them, ask the Jews what Hitler did to them, and on and on and on.


33 posted on 06/22/2014 2:57:14 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Ha...and the recent ban on wood used for shelving when aging cheese....and the new investigation into causes of bee loss (pesticides and insecticides)...expect much higher cheese costs and rules to shut off use of agricultural chemicals (petrochemicals)


34 posted on 06/22/2014 3:34:15 PM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Obama seas food differently


35 posted on 06/22/2014 3:55:27 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Obama destroys another industry.


36 posted on 06/22/2014 4:22:16 PM PDT by abclily
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To: GeronL

The DDT ban and the subsequent increase in malaria deaths in Africa weren’t enough for him?


37 posted on 06/22/2014 4:25:01 PM PDT by abclily
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To: ilovesarah2012

My food budget, for one person is roughly 250-275 a month. I’ve always lived really well on that. This year it’s averaging 300-320.

No one should live without bacon. That’s why people are unhappy. If everyone could have dietary laws that would allow them to eat bacon- I do believe we would have world peace.


38 posted on 06/22/2014 4:34:14 PM PDT by Gefn (More cowbell)
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To: Gefn

I agree!


39 posted on 06/22/2014 5:57:24 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


40 posted on 06/22/2014 8:29:56 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: ilovesarah2012
Really? Where is that?

Here in Minnesota, where every little Podunk town has a butcher shop, real bacon is about $5/lb.

41 posted on 06/23/2014 4:32:39 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Historians will refer to this administration as "The Half-Black Plague.")
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To: Aevery_Freeman

Bringing Home the Bacon? Price Up 55% in 4 Years

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/bringing-home-bacon-price-55-4-years

My local grocery store, Bi-Lo, has Oscar Mayer Bacon for $9+ a pound.


42 posted on 06/23/2014 5:04:42 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
----3-D printed tofu---


43 posted on 06/23/2014 5:14:04 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman
True. Food is a potent weapon. Just ask the Ukrainians what Stalin did to them, ask the Jews what Hitler did to them, and on and on and on.

Aye, this is something that is almost an inevitable route of attack, as is energy (whether electricity or fuel) — make these restricted and you restrict the ability of the great unwashed masses to resist, nearly as effectively as stripping them of weapons.

44 posted on 06/23/2014 8:27:40 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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