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Eco-Imperialism Joins Vulture Environmentalism

JMWinPR Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 6:35 PM
Don't blame the Executive branch. This falls directly on the shoulders of the Senate Majority leader and Speaker of the House. While we can expect nothing from the Senate, the House should be pulling the plug on this. Congress passes the laws, not the Executive Branch. The Supreme Court whose sole purpose is to protect the American public, from the excesses of the other two branches. In this regard they have been woefully negligent.
Brian953 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 10:12 AM
Though there is blame where you say, you are missing the point that un-elected, un-vetted poilitical appointees, appointed by Obama, are exercising authority in these concerns.

That, too, is a problem, and is a bigger one than the congressional problem you cite, JM,

Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s choice to replace Lisa Jackson at the Environmental Protection Agency, has been chastised for having lied to Congress, in claiming that EPA did not use “dangerous manmade climate change” to justify new 54.5 mpg standards for cars and light trucks. She’s also been implicated in the agency’s practice of using fake emails to hide questionable dealings and activities.

These issues highlight attitudes toward ethics, law and public policy that prevail at EPA and too many other government agencies. However, that attention should not distract from other important matters.

Ms. McCarthy may be the worst of...