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The Coming Environmental Battles

moulinroe Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:02 PM
It was their moral certitude that the excesses of the 1920's needed to be met with a tight monetary policy that the USA to the Great Depression. It was Hoover and Mellon's policies that led to the Great Depression. They caused a downward spiral to go into a death spiral by limiting credit and the money supply.

The United States is now Balkanized into five distinct voting blocs, says Joel Kotkin. Other political analysts see the nation bifurcating along “makers” and “takers” lines, while still others say 50.6% of the popular vote is hardly a mandate. In any event, when American voters reelected President Obama, they also returned his EPA, Interior, Energy and Justice Departments, and their wide-ranging agenda for “fundamentally transforming” our nation.

This won’t mean just Obamacare, higher taxes on businesses and families, rampant spending, and tens of thousands of pages of new regulations. It will also bring more disputes over energy and environmental...