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  • SMOKING GUN: Obama Met With IRS Union Chief the Day Before Agency Started Targeting Conservatives

    05/20/2013 6:49:07 AM PDT · by blueyon · 76 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 20, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    National Treasury Employees Union President Colleen Kelley (in tan jacket) leads a protest earlier this month. About 250 Federal workers massed in Federal Plaza in Manhattan May 7 to protest the sequester cuts. (The Chief) This explains things… President Obama met with anti-Tea Party IRS union chief Colleen Kelly in the White House the day before the agency targeted Tea Party. The Spectator reported: “For me, it’s about collaboration.” — National Treasury Employees Union President Colleen Kelley on the relationship between the anti-Tea Party IRS union and the Obama White House Is President Obama directly implicated in the IRS scandal?...
  • House Energy chair Upton calls EPA climate change plan 'unconstitutional power grab'

    12/30/2010 4:58:25 AM PST · by tobyhill · 24 replies · 4+ views
    washington post ^ | 12/28/2010 | By Steven Mufson
    In an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, the incoming House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) teamed up with Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, to write that the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases "represents an unconstitutional power grab that will kill millions of jobs -- unless Congress steps in." Upton and Phillips complain that EPA -- despite the regulatory power given to it in 2007 under a Supreme Court interpretation of the Clean Air Act -- should await the outcome of further litigation about the...
  • E.P.A. Says It Will Press on With Greenhouse Gas Regulation (Defund the EPA)

    12/24/2010 4:44:52 AM PST · by tobyhill · 18 replies · 2+ views
    ny times ^ | 12/24/2010 | By MATTHEW L. WALD
    The Environmental Protection Agency announced a timetable on Thursday for issuing rules limiting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and oil refineries, signaling a resolve to press ahead on such regulation even as it faces stiffening opposition in Congress. The agency said it would propose performance standards for new and refurbished power plants next July, with final rules to be issued in May 2012. Proposed emissions standards for new oil refineries will be published next December, it said, with the final rules due in November 2012; rules for existing plants would come later. But the E.P.A. was vague on how...
  • EPA seizes permit power from Texas on greenhouse gas emissions (Defund the EPA)

    12/24/2010 4:26:07 AM PST · by tobyhill · 33 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 12/24/2010 | By DAVE MICHAELS
    The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it will seize authority from Texas to regulate major emitters of greenhouse gases because Gov. Rick Perry and state regulators refused to implement the rules. The move caps a long dispute between Texas and the EPA, which have clashed over the Obama administration's push to regulate industrial sources of carbon dioxide emissions. State officials complain the rules will unfairly punish Texas and its energy-hungry industries when they take effect Jan. 2. While the EPA makes the rules, states implement most of the requirements of the Clean Air Act. The most likely practical effect...
  • GREEN MAKE BELIEVE: Van Jones Admits Left is “PRETENDING” Need for Regulations

    12/21/2010 4:43:20 AM PST · by Pacothecat · 9 replies
    GREEN MAKE BELIEVE: Van Jones Admits Left is “PRETENDING” Need for Regulations And Cap & Trade in Green Movement http://www.theblaze.com/stories/green-make-believe-van-jones-admits-left-is-pretending-need-for-regulations-and-cap-trade-in-green-movement/
  • Obama drops plan to limit global warming gases (BS! Obama will double-down on this scam)

    11/04/2010 4:10:16 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 25 replies
    yahoo ^ | 11/4/2010 | By DINA CAPPIELLO
    Environmental groups and industry seem headed for another battle over regulation of greenhouse gases, as President Barack Obama said he will look for ways to control global warming pollution other than Congress placing a ceiling on it. "Cap-and-trade was just one way of skinning the cat; it was not the only way," Obama said at a news conference Wednesday, a day after Democrats lost control of the House. "I'm going to be looking for other means to address this problem." Legislation putting a limit on heat-trapping greenhouse gases and then allowing companies to buy and sell pollution permits under that...
  • DOE giving $575 million in carbon capture grants

    09/07/2010 5:33:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Sac. Bee ^ | 9/7/10 | FREDERIC J. FROMMER
    WASHINGTON - The Energy Department said Tuesday it was awarding $575 million for carbon capture research-and-development projects in 15 states. The experimental technique involves storing carbon dioxide emissions from coal plants and other sources underground, in an attempt to reduce pollution blamed for contributing to global warming. "This is a major step forward in the fight to reduce carbon emissions from industrial plants," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "These new technologies will not only help fight climate change, they will create jobs now and help position the United States to lead the world in clean coal technologies, which will only...
  • Why we should all mourn Lisa Murkowski [EnviroNitwit Sobs Helplessly as Beloved RINO Goes Down)

    09/02/2010 6:49:09 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/01/10 | Stephen Stromberg
    Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) conceded her primary race Tuesday night. And despite the crowing from the enviro left and the climate-skeptic right, this is bad news. Covering energy issues, I've often disagreed with Murkowski and her staff, particularly on whether the Environmental Protection Agency should have the authority to regulate carbon emissions. But she is one of the last few Republicans in Congress who favors addressing climate change robustly. She has even -- in her tortured, elected-from-a-deep-red-state way -- favored putting a price on carbon emissions, a rational policy that the rest of her party has demagogued to death with...
  • Obama wants new model for Fannie, Freddie

    08/17/2010 8:39:08 AM PDT · by Qbert · 26 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo Finance ^ | 8/17/2010 | Kevin Drawbaugh & David Lawder
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration called for "fundamental change" at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but a long, politically explosive debate lies ahead on the future of the bailed-out mortgage finance giants and U.S. housing policy. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Tuesday raised basic questions with housing industry leaders about the U.S. government's long-standing role in subsidizing and supporting the $10.7 trillion housing market. "It is not tenable to leave in place the system we have today," Geithner said at a conference hosted by the Treasury Department almost two years after the government seized Fannie Mae and Freddie...
  • EPA Rejects Claims of Climate Change Skeptics

    08/08/2010 3:23:47 AM PDT · by EBH · 17 replies
    On July 29, EPA denied 10 petitions challenging its 2009 determination that climate change is real, is occurring due to emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities, and threatens human health and the environment. The petitions to reconsider EPA’s Endangerment Finding claim that climate science cannot be trusted, and assert a conspiracy that invalidates the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and the U.S. Global Change Research Program. After months of serious consideration of the petitions and of the state of climate change science, EPA finds no evidence to support these...
  • Markey: Deniers of global warming should 'start their own country'

    08/07/2010 5:38:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 7, 2010 | Shane D'Aprile
    Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) suggested a novel use Saturday for a 100-square-mile ice sheet that has broken off Greenland. “An iceberg four times the size of Manhattan has broken off Greenland, creating plenty of room for global warming deniers to start their own country," Markey said in a statement. “So far, 2010 has been the hottest year on record, and scientists agree arctic ice is a canary in a coal mine that provides clear warnings on climate." Some scientists have attributed the breaking off of the ice sheet to abnormally warm temperatures this year. Markey, who chairs the Select Committee...
  • Barney Frank defends support of bank after call from disgraced pol

    08/03/2010 12:23:09 PM PDT · by Sons of Union Vets · 22 replies · 5+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | August 3, 2010 | Frank Quaritiello
    U.S. Rep. Barney Frank said yesterday he has “no regrets” about his role in helping a troubled Boston bank qualify for a $12 million federal bailout now at the center of ethics charges against California Rep. Maxine Waters. In fact, Frank - chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee - says he never helped OneUnited at the behest of Waters, whose husband had served on the bank’s board. Instead, the Bay State congressman said he worked to promote the bailout at the request of scandal-plagued then-state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson. “I was already working on behalf of OneUnited, I was...
  • What's Next?

    07/29/2010 6:24:13 AM PDT · by libh8er · 5 replies
    Al's Journal ^ | 7.28.10 | S'Poodle Algore
    Last week we learned the Senate would not proceed with comprehensive climate and energy legislation to solve the climate crisis before the August recess. As I said in my statement, “The need to solve the climate crisis and transition to clean energy has never been more clear. The oil is still washing up on the shores of the Gulf Coast and we’ve just experienced the hottest six months on record. Our troops are fighting and dying in the Middle East and our economy is still struggling to produce jobs. I continue to urge the President to provide leadership on this...
  • Rep. Barney Frank Causes Scene Demanding Discount

    07/28/2010 4:17:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 48 replies · 2+ views
    http://www.nypost.com/ ^ | July 28, 2010 | Biggirl
    Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank caused a scene when he demanded a $1 senior discount on his ferry fare to Fire Island's popular gay haunt, The Pines, last Friday. Frank was turned down by ticket clerks at the dock in Sayville because he didn't have the required Suffolk County Senior Citizens ID.
  • Kerry irritated by yacht questions

    07/27/2010 10:56:55 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Kerry irritated by yacht questions By: Andy Barr July 27, 2010 01:02 PM EDT Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) seemed to grow frustrated on Monday by ongoing questions of whether he paid the proper taxes on his $7 million yacht. “There is nothing more to say about it,” Kerry curtly told a gaggle of Massachusetts reporters as he tried to get into a car on Monday. A video of the interaction was posted online by Boston-area WBZ-TV. The yacht became a local issue over the weekend after the Boston Herald reported on Friday that Kerry was docking his new family boat...
  • Notorious Tax Hiker John Kerry Caught Not Paying His Taxes

    07/27/2010 4:27:26 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 15 replies
    The Washington Post Sunday edition had the headline, “Battle Looms on Tax Breaks: Bush-Era Cuts for Rich at Issue.” There is definitely a fight brewing on Capitol Hill as the Bush Tax Cuts near an end and the Obama administration is looking at sticking it to the rich with tax hikes. You would think that the Bush Tax cuts were only for the rich as you listen to the debate. What I propose is that the rich and powerful actually pay their taxes and stop using loopholes, shelters, and deceit. Senator John Kerry is docking his built in New Zealand...
  • Fox 24 Boston: KERRY CONFRONTED OVER YACHT TAX DODGE STORY!

    07/26/2010 6:40:57 PM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 25 replies · 2+ views
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 7-26-10 | James
    The controversy came up following a report that Kerry moored the multi-million dollar yacht in Rhode Island , rather than the Bay State to save on sales tax. Today from Fox 24 Boston: Reporter: "Senator, you gonna pay those taxes back?" Former VP candidate Kerry (who served in Vietnam): "We've always payed our taxes, we said we'd pay our taxes...it's not an issue, period."...
  • Cap-And-Trade On Ice

    07/26/2010 6:07:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 26, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Energy Policy: Senate Democrats have shelved job-killing cap-and-trade legislation, at least for now. Neither the political nor the Earth's climate suggests it's a good time to try to fool Mother Nature or the American people. After a Thursday meeting with Senate Democrats, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apparently dropped plans to pursue cap-and-trade before the August recess. He doesn't have the votes to overcome a GOP filibuster, and saving the earth from a phantom threat stands way below jobs on Americans' wish list. But watch out after November. "What he suggested is that we move forward on several bills...
  • Kerry bolts tax questions: ‘Can I get out of here, please’

    07/26/2010 6:56:44 PM PDT · by GQuagmire · 71 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Monday, July 26, 2010 | Thomas Grillo
    A fidgety U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry tacked away from the press in Weymouth today, ducking questions about taxes for his luxury yacht. Following remarks at the South Weymouth Naval Air Station, Kerry - still recovering from hip replacement surgery - was able to make a quick exit from a press pack. A clearly perturbed Kerry was not happy when questions were thrown out as he was climbing into his SUV. “I have said consistently we will pay our taxes. We always pay our taxes. It’s not an issue period,” the Bay State’s senior senator said. When asked if he...