Skip to comments.Watch Out Fishermen! Obama Is Planning a “Seafood Fraud” Crisis
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 its gonna cost ya.
Secretary of State John Kerry has found a new cause now that hes 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. Obamas proclamation that he would implement his climate change agenda using a pen and a phone. It also follows Mr. Obamas 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 worlds 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. Its warning us; its compelling us to act.
Al Qaeda isnt. The Taliban isnt we send them back out into the field to kill US soldiers. ISIS isnt the worlds 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 wont 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;
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 dont 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:
Video in original.
Imperial Presidency, Long John Sliver Nanny State PING!
Watch out fisherman?
All decent productive Americans better watch out.
We are all going to starve if he keeps this stuff up.
Well, that’s the plan.
We must eat nothing but 3-D printed tofu!
I have no doubt that this will not affect mooch’s supply of lobster. On our dime I might add.
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.
You have to hand it to the Lefties: they push their stupid, agitating agenda every day.
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.
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.
He is already going after pesticides “to save bees” (in a pigs eye)
I do like beef-flavored Ramen noodles though.
But what about treats for the Wookie!?!? No more Laabsta Tails?
It's about time to return the favor.
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.
Do Muslims eat seafood ?
President Voldemort has alerted a Dementor to a prospering American industry.
tilapia = carp :-)
Cloward-Pivening the fisheries!
I think Grandma done gave up on him long ago! :-)
grouper = catfish
He added that the science of climate change is leaping out at us like a scene from a 3D movie.
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?”
Yes, it was already reading like that.
High food prices, energy choke-hold.
Thanks, idiot liberals. Thanks a lot.
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.
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.
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.”
He will have to pry my shrimp from my cold, dead hand!
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.
‘Well, thats 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.
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)
Obama seas food differently
Obama destroys another industry.
The DDT ban and the subsequent increase in malaria deaths in Africa weren’t enough for him?
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.
Thanks for the ping!
Here in Minnesota, where every little Podunk town has a butcher shop, real bacon is about $5/lb.
Bringing Home the Bacon? Price Up 55% in 4 Years
My local grocery store, Bi-Lo, has Oscar Mayer Bacon for $9+ a pound.
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.