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Government of, by and for the EPA

CallousDisregard Wrote: Sep 08, 2012 7:40 PM
The planet Earth maybe where Lincoln vastly expanded the power of the federal government maybe ? It might be argued that suspending Habeas Corpus was unconstitutional and thereby set the precedent for the federal government to expand beyond it's limits.
Seven score and nine years ago, President Lincoln resolved to take increased devotion to ensuring that government of the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the Earth.

Yet, today, our lives are determined not so much by We the People, as by a distant central government, particularly increasingly powerful, unelected and unaccountable Executive Branch agencies. Foremost among them, by almost any standard, is the Environmental Protection Agency.

Under Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Gettysburg vision has mutated into government of, by and for the EPA. Indeed, Ms. Jackson seeks not merely to...