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Obama World: EPA Assualt On Property Rights

From Phil Kerpen at American’s for Prosperity:

President Obama wants to control all the land and all the water in the United States.

Legislation that would have deleted the word “navigable” from the federal Clean Water Act and given the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers jurisdiction over every drop of moisture in the country crashed and burned last Congress, ending the 36-year congressional career of its lead sponsor, Jim Oberstar, in the process.

But Obama’s EPA, as usual, won’t take no for an answer, and is now attempting to ignore two Supreme Court decisions, commonsense, and the American people and vastly expand federal Clean Water Act jurisdiction via a guidance document.  A bipartisan group of 170 members of Congress told them not to, but they are doing it anyway.

If the EPA and Army Corps succeed, they can exercise effective control over all land and water in the United States.  The green groups are fired up and pouring comments into the docket supporting this outrageous power grab, and we need to fight back.

The docket closes on July 31st, there is no time to spare. Please take action today!

AFP is working to protect us from out-of-control regulatory advances, here from the EPA, and from the FCC and their attack on the freedom and free market of the Internet.  I was fortunate to attend an AFP briefing early this year regarding the FCC Internet takeover, and the information provided was invaluable!

I urge you to support their efforts by subscribing to their informative e-mails and using their simple service to contact your Congressmen (et al) to weigh in on the varying issues of the day.

Their e-mail above provides a link to a simple method by which to contact, in this case, the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers.  Here is a sample of such an e-mail:

The first time you will be asked to provide the same information you’d be asked to provide on your Congressman or Senator’s web site.  For future mailings, you’ll only need to provide your e-mail address.

It couldn’t be easier!

In this case the FCC is trying to usurp the Constitution and the Congress by asserting power it has not been granted.  Should sound familiar after Obama posed that he wouldn’t mind if he could just make law without that pesky Constitution and Congress.



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Cap And Tax Via Regulation

As if we don’t have enough to stay on top of…

The EPA is pursuing Obama’s radical Cap And Trade agenda to ‘necessarily skyrocket’ the prices of fossil fuel energy through regulation fiat thus usurping the responsibilities of the Congress and the President.

In the face of massive evidence to the contrary, exposed fraud, and true science, Obama continues to prey on the assumed ignorance of the American people and push through his scheme via EPA rule-making.

In Obama’s words: “Cap-and-Trade was just one way of skinning the cat; it was not the only way.”

Someone please tell Mr. Obama that THE SUN controls the weather on planet Earth!

Standing in the way, Senator Mitch McConnell, along with 43 co-sponsors (including Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia), is forcing a vote on S. 482 (the Energy Tax Hike Prevention Act) as an amendment to the Small Business Innovation Research Act re-authorization bill. The vote could come as soon as today but it will probably come some time this week.

Contact your Senators to ask them to vote with Senator McConnell to stop the MASSIVE tax increase in under the guise of Cap And Trade.

Yeah, the idea is to charge businesses more for using too much energy, but remember, all the money that businesses send to the government in the form of taxes or Cap And Trade come from you and me.  Yes, it’s just another tax on you and me.

…unless you believe in the magic corporation tax-paying fairy.

H/T American’s For Prosperity for info on this post.  Get more information here.


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Posted by on March 15, 2011 in Obama, Taxes


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