Skip to comments.Democrat AGs Targeting Climate ‘Dissenters’ Face Legal Demand
Posted on 07/15/2016 5:31:08 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
State government figures spearheading an effort to obtain documents from scientists and researchers who dissent from the Obama administrations position on climate change are being asked, once again, to come clean about their relationships with environmental organizations.
But this time around, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey have only two weeks to comply with a demand for information from a House committee that the two Democrats have resisted previously.
Thats because the demand comes in the form of subpoenas issued Wednesday to Schneiderman, Healey, and eight environmental advocacy groups. The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology took the action after being rebuffed in previous efforts.
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How does Congress get oversight of state attorneys-general? This seems like a Constitutional misstep.
The Commerce clause!
Do the Feds have no say if a state goes banana-republican?
Fighting big gov with big gov.
Britains New Prime Minister Drives A Stake Through The Heart Of The Green Vampire
7/14/2016, 4:11:34 PM · by 867V309 · 24 replies
breitbart.com/london ^ | 14 Jul 2016 | James Delingpole
Incoming Prime Minister Theresa May has driven a stake through the heart of her predecessor David Camerons fluffy, faux-Conservative project by scrapping the Department of Energy And Climate Change (DECC).
Established in 2008, DECC was a hangover from the Gordon Brown era of woeful misgovernance. Its first Secretary of State was future failed Labour leader candidate Ed Miliband whose only significant political achievement also happened to be one of the most expensive and pointless in British parliamentary history: the drafting of the truly disastrous Climate Change Act.
FTA: “This isnt a fight about the First Amendment because the First Amendment doesnt protect false and misleading speech.....”
The ‘H’ it doesn’t. Find a politician anywhere that doesn’t use false and misleading speech.
FTA: “.....Congress does not have the authority to interfere with a state inquiry into whether a private company violated state laws, and we will continue to fight any and all efforts to stop our investigation.”
When several of the states Attorneys General came together as opposed to a single Attorney General from a single state I do believe they opened themselves up for such inquiry.
“FTA” “From The Article”
Global warming agenda is pure Marxism, through and through.
In some ways it is as evil as Islamism. Both are Weapons of Mass Destruction in the ever-duplicitous arsenal of the Fabian socialists . . . along with political correctness dogma, feigned cries of racism, control of media and control of higher education.
Someone is standing up to Lysenkoism. Will wonders never cease?
The Commerce Clause would be a disastrous intrusion on the ability of states to enforce their laws if it were allowed to preempt attorneys-general. If the states overreach that would then be the job of the courts to check them
Above all, Schneiderman is looking for a big, public case to build his credentials - that’s how AG’s in NY did it - Spitzer, Cuomo, etc...
Of course, a nice big shake-down “settlement” from the targets is another goal, which will be used to fund plenty of campaigns and foot-soldiers for future elections for Schneiderman
The guy is corrupt as can be.
Oil companies have lots of good lawyers. It is not the job of Congress to run interference for them.
No Republicans should violate Constitutional constraints because the other side does? It sounds like you are promoting anarchy.
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