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EPA Union Bosses Call Trumpís Budget Cuts ĎA Declaration Of Warí
Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | February 28, 2017 | Michael Bastasch

Posted on 02/28/2017 2:28:15 PM PST by kevcol

“This is a declaration of war, a war on the environment,” John O’Grady, an EPA union leader and agency employee, told E&E news. “It’s a declaration of war against children with asthma, against women of child-bearing age, against the elderly.”

Trump is expected to ask Congress to cut EPA’s budget 24 percent and reduce the agency’s staff by 3,000 employees.

O’Grady works out of EPA’s Chicago office where about 30 agency employees took to the streets to protest the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the agency. The Senate confirmed Pruitt in February.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycallernewsfoundation.org ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government
KEYWORDS: draintheswamp; epa; governmentemployees; trump; unions; waste
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To: kevcol

Lefties sure love their rhetorical excesses.


41 posted on 02/28/2017 2:50:14 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: kevcol; All

What a crock. The EPA did not even exist until the mid 1970s. Let these assholes clean up China and India’s mess first... then get back to us.


42 posted on 02/28/2017 2:51:43 PM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common any more.)
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To: Rurudyne

These are union bosses. They don’t work for the government. They leach off government employee pay checks.


43 posted on 02/28/2017 2:52:38 PM PST by PJammers (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: kevcol

Never declare ‘war’ on the person who controls your paycheck..................


44 posted on 02/28/2017 2:54:20 PM PST by Red Badger (If "Majority Rule" was so important in South Africa, why isn't it that way here?.......)
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To: Cobra64

The EPA can be de-unionized with an EO as can the whole FedGov. It would undo JFK’s EO allowing federal unions.

The EPA union bosses could swiftly be made irrelevant!


45 posted on 02/28/2017 2:55:13 PM PST by Reily
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To: kevcol

At least they got this one right. Trump has declared war on EPA and he has the nuclear arsenal while they are defenseless.

Dear Mr. President,

Please keep cutting. To the bone. And then the marrow.

Thank You,

Your loal supporters


46 posted on 02/28/2017 2:55:29 PM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (The GOP will see the light, because Trump will make them feel the heat.it is hugh and series)
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To: kevcol

Clearly highlight EVERY abuse of power by the EPA over the last 8+ years and let the people decide. Make them answer to every single one.


47 posted on 02/28/2017 2:55:32 PM PST by ExpatCanuck
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Also the same mindset of the idiots at Standing Rock who did their best to destroy a pristine landscape with tons of garbage and human waste.


48 posted on 02/28/2017 2:56:42 PM PST by matt04
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To: kevcol

No, it’s a declaration of the END of war with businesses and property owners.

I want to have compassion for the employees, I really do. I often try...

...nope, not feeling it.


49 posted on 02/28/2017 2:57:28 PM PST by polymuser (There's a yuuuge basket of deportables.)
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To: ExpatCanuck
Clearly highlight EVERY abuse of power by the EPA over the last 8+ years and let the people decide. Make them answer to every single one.

AND, make the democrats defend every single instance.

50 posted on 02/28/2017 2:57:36 PM PST by ExpatCanuck
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To: kevcol

The face of deep state govt.


51 posted on 02/28/2017 3:01:42 PM PST by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: kevcol

Yep!


52 posted on 02/28/2017 3:02:44 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: polymuser

Now try to feel sorry for Governor Terry Sanford of NC who sold the land (his land) to create an “industrial research park” that centered on the National HQ for the freaking EPA.

No kidding, poor widdle Research Triangle Park will become even more of a ghost town than it already is with the chinee taking over IBM laptops as Lenovo, and even mainframe.


53 posted on 02/28/2017 3:05:05 PM PST by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: kevcol

This winning thing is fun.

5.56mm


54 posted on 02/28/2017 3:05:55 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: dp0622

Maybe instead of shifting to Climate Change as a priority and a money sink, things like Flint, MI and EPA’s own toxic spills can be given some attention with the remaining budget?


55 posted on 02/28/2017 3:06:19 PM PST by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: rod1

YES!!


56 posted on 02/28/2017 3:07:27 PM PST by dp0622 (The only thing an upper crust conservative hates more than a liberal is a middle class conservative)
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To: kevcol

What about minorities. You left out minorities.


57 posted on 02/28/2017 3:07:29 PM PST by Organic Panic (Rich White Man Evicts Poor Black Family From Public Housing - MSNBCPBSCNNNYTABC)
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To: kevcol

The Government Employees union was created by Presidential Executive Order by JFK. Don’t piss Trump off too much he can reverse that order and dissolve the Fed Employees union.


58 posted on 02/28/2017 3:10:49 PM PST by timlilje
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To: kevcol

We’re not a nation, no we’re a jobs program for this guy and his buddies.


59 posted on 02/28/2017 3:10:55 PM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job....)
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To: kevcol

100% elimination of EPA and State would save $50 billion a year.

That would be a good start.


60 posted on 02/28/2017 3:12:26 PM PST by Disestablishmentarian
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