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Okaloosa defies Unified Command over East Pass plans (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
http://www.thedestinlog.com/news/pass-30005-nwfdn-command-plans.html ^ | June 15, 2010 | Tom McLaughlin

Posted on 06/17/2010 7:36:54 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather

DESTIN — Okaloosa County isn’t taking oil spill orders any more.

County commissioners voted unanimously to give their emergency management team the power to take whatever action it deems necessary to prevent oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill from entering Choctawhatchee Bay through the East Pass.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: choctawhatcheebay; deepwaterhorizon; defiance; defies; destin; feds; florida; okaloosa
Commission chairman Wayne Harris said he and his fellow commissioners made their unanimous decision knowing full well they could be prosecuted for it.

“We made the decision legislatively to break the laws if necessary. We will do whatever it takes to protect our county’s waterways and we’re prepared to go to jail to do it,” he said.

1 posted on 06/17/2010 7:36:55 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: Joe Brower

ping


2 posted on 06/17/2010 7:39:32 PM PDT by tutstar (Baptist Ping List-freepmail me to be included or removed. <{{{><)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Good for them. They won’t be prosecuted. They will be viewed by the American people as successful and the Feds will, if they are smart, try to claim credit for the initiative.


3 posted on 06/17/2010 7:42:09 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Bump.....


4 posted on 06/17/2010 7:42:26 PM PDT by Buddy B (MSgt Retired-USAF - Year: 1972)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

“we’re prepared to go to jail”

They will be made an example of what happens when you ignore the will of Landru...the lawgivers will come...

They are not one with the body..


5 posted on 06/17/2010 7:42:57 PM PDT by Crim (The Obama Doctrine : A doctrine based on complete ignorance,applied with extreme incompitence..)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Expect more of this for more reasons. The federal "government" is broken. The only thing that seems to work are agencies that are still coasting because of management and leadership from "the previous 8 years."

Before much longer the fed will not be able to function except to fine and jail all American Citizens that actually do anything.

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6 posted on 06/17/2010 7:50:10 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
theDESTINlog.com
7 posted on 06/17/2010 7:50:17 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
They should take State Troopers along with them and tell the feds or Coast Guard to stand down, that they will continue their efforts to protect their waterways. If the feds try to use force, then use force on them.

To me, this is war - the Constitution-breaking rogue federal Obama government against states united under the Constitution. Might as well start right here right now.

8 posted on 06/17/2010 7:51:07 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: sheikdetailfeather
One more thing... anything you do will get you thrown in jail, including doing nothing.
9 posted on 06/17/2010 7:51:36 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

““We made the decision legislatively to break the laws if necessary. We will do whatever it takes to protect our county’s waterways and we’re prepared to go to jail to do it,” he said. “

HELL YES! At least one Parish(County for non coon-ass folks)is waking up!


10 posted on 06/17/2010 7:53:34 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Political correctness in America today is a Rip Van Winkle acid trip.)
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To: All

I happened to hear Mike Huckabee on Greta tonight who has a home around Destin. He said the locals are not waiting for the feds there to solve the problem. They have already been watching the feds fiasco for a while and know it is up to them to take action. That prompted me to search for news out of Destin on this and it really makes my day!


11 posted on 06/17/2010 7:55:12 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("BOOT The Communists Out of Your Govt.-Don't Take Their Goodies!" Yuri Bezmenov- KGB Defector)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

You mean they’re gonna round up a posse and head that slick off at the pass?


12 posted on 06/17/2010 8:03:42 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Mike Huckabee still owns a home in Arkansas, but he and his wife are Permanent Residents of Florida now. They might be renting. No income tax in Florida.


13 posted on 06/17/2010 8:05:20 PM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife )(Save the Brown Pelican)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Damn straight. Finally leadership that’s sorely lacking from either Charlie Crist or Barack Hussein.


14 posted on 06/17/2010 8:06:31 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (I Don't Want Obama to Kick Ass. I WANT HIM TO GET OFF HIS ASS!!!!)
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To: VeniVidiVici

That part of the Panhandle is quite capable of making their wishes stick. The Sheriff there IS the highest law enforcement officer in their county, and both the public and the Sheriff know it.

Hopefully, the rest of America will observe, then follow suit.


15 posted on 06/17/2010 8:43:56 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: TLI
"The federal "government" is broken. The only thing that seems to work are agencies that are still coasting because of management and leadership from "the previous 8 years."

The ATF. Um...what exactly was the reason for their existence again?

16 posted on 06/17/2010 9:32:10 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: GladesGuru

I was assigned to Eglin in the early 879s and took my 21 foot cuddy cabin inboard-outboard through the pass to troll for king mackerel with my son. Good times.


17 posted on 06/17/2010 10:34:30 PM PDT by Eaglefixer
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To: RedMDer
They won’t be prosecuted.

You're prolly right.......but just wait 'til they apply for reimbursement from the (BP funded) slush fund that the WH is now in controlling.

18 posted on 06/17/2010 10:35:23 PM PDT by Roccus (......and then there were none.)
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To: Eaglefixer

80’s - fat fingers


19 posted on 06/17/2010 10:36:03 PM PDT by Eaglefixer
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To: Eaglefixer

80’s - fat fingers


20 posted on 06/17/2010 10:37:45 PM PDT by Eaglefixer
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To: Jack Black; Travis McGee

Resistor.

Ping.


21 posted on 06/17/2010 10:38:16 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

>>“We made the decision legislatively to break the laws if necessary. We will do whatever it takes to protect our county’s waterways and we’re prepared to go to jail to do it,” he said.<<

Sounds to me like rebellion. Email thanks to Mr. Harris at: wharris@co.okaloosa.fl.us


22 posted on 06/18/2010 3:18:13 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Roccus

>>You’re prolly right.......but just wait ‘til they apply for reimbursement from the (BP funded) slush fund that the WH is now in controlling.<<

Does anybody think that there will be any reimbursements? That $20 billion was a political contribution to the 0bambi reelection fund.


23 posted on 06/18/2010 3:23:08 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: NTHockey

bump


24 posted on 06/18/2010 8:28:47 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (I Don't Want Obama to Kick Ass. I WANT HIM TO GET OFF HIS ASS!!!!)
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To: VeniVidiVici; All

I sent a thanky you note e-mail at 5:17 AM EDT. Mr. Harris wrote back at 8:33AM EDT - with a personal note.. How’s that for local government! How’s that for a real man who can stand up to the federales.


25 posted on 06/18/2010 9:06:30 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: NTHockey

Exactly. While Crist and Obama continue to dither we finally get somebody to grab the bull by the horns and take charge.


26 posted on 06/18/2010 9:16:03 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (I Don't Want Obama to Kick Ass. I WANT HIM TO GET OFF HIS ASS!!!!)
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