Podesta: Congress Can’t Stop Obama On Global Warming

White House adviser John Podesta told reporters Monday afternoon that  Congress could not derail the Obama administration’s efforts to unilaterally  enact policies to fight global warming.

Podesta said that the president was committed to using executive orders to  pass regulations under the Clean Air Act to limit carbon dioxide emissions that  they say cause global warming.

“They may try, but there are no takers at this end of Pennsylvania  Avenue,” Podesta told reporters at a Monday press conference at the White  House.

Republicans and some Democrats in Congress have urged the Obama  administration to scale back their climate goals because of the adverse impact  of new regulations on the coal industry. Coal supporters have portrayed the  administration’s actions as the “war on coal” due to huge job losses in coal  states like Kentucky and West Virginia.

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“We’re getting the living crap beaten out of us,” West Virginia Democratic  Sen. Joe Manchin told President Obama’s nominee to be the country’s top energy regulator last year.  “There has been nothing more beat up than coal.”

“They just beat the living daylights out of little West Virginia, but they  sure like what we produce,” Manchin told former nominee Ron Binz. “We could do  it a lot better if we had a government working with us as a  partner.”

Last year, Manchin eventually joined Republicans to oppose Binz’s nomination  to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee. Manchin was concerned that Binz  would promote renewable energy at the expense of coal power.

Republicans have also united to oppose many of Obama’s most controversial  global warming policies, introducing numerous bill in both houses of Congress  aimed at repealing regulatory actions. The latest Republican effort to derail  Obama’s climate goals came from Utah Sen. Mike Lee, who introduced legislation  to repeal all energy tax subsidies, which would hurt renewable energy  growth.

“Washington should not be using taxpayer money to pick winners and losers in  the energy industry,” Lee  said in a statement. “Consumer-driven, free-market competition provides a  much better way to ensure Americans have access to reliable, affordable  energy.

Obama has made 2014 his “year of action” — promising to use his executive  authority to implement various actions of the President’s agenda that are too  divisive for Congress to consider. Podesta was brought into the White House late  last year to help Obama find ways to use executive orders to unilaterally push climate policies.

Podesta authored a report  in 2010 outlining ways the president could use his executive authority to  push a progressive agenda, including unilateral actions on climate policy.  Podesta wrote that the president could use executive power to reduce U.S. carbon  dioxide emissions by 17 percent by 2020 — the very goal the Obama plans to meet  using his executive powers.

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YES, Congress COULD stop the POS potus simply by IMPEACHING HIS ASS! podesta is another GREAT IDIOT in the REGIME!

If domocrats desire to control CO2 emmissions as green house gas then perhaps they can reduce the output by just stop breathing and talking.

Now Obama thinks he's a "God"

Why do all these we see upfront in media look like the Hitler Administration? Americans can stop this lie and refuse to become a third world nation if we start being honest about what is really happening! Many of us know, why is it that Democrat voters do not see facts? Abortions and alternate bedrooms should not be a reason to vote for destruction!

It is written and we see this coming because honor for what one does is not supported by those who do it! "A loaf of bread for a weeks wage!" Is that not worse than even what Communist enslaved people have to pay? Yes, about 20x! It is coming to America and the whole world if we do not take responsibility for what we do! A fool and their money are soon parted and Democrat voters do not see the light as they keep in the tunnel!

REMOVE THIS TRAITOR FROM THE WHITE HOUSE AND THEN THOSE THAT REFUSED TO FIGHT FOR AMERICA AND OUR RIGHTS! LOOK OUT RHINOS AND THE INSANE LIKE PELOSI!

   Yet another Commie baboonzo creep

The data collected from the core drilling in the Artic shows the world has been much higher with CO2 emissions than we have today, the scientists doing this research  have said the Democrats claims of global warming by cows and cars is a falsehood, this cycles over time and will return to normal again. We're spending many billions of dollars to hurt industry because of the Dems plans for other types of energy they have yet to perfect so in the mean time the fraud President destroys companies and mining to make it imperative to have every one spend money that is not there and commit us all to development of an energy that meets their requirements killing jobs and entire networks that were in place before holding us hostage to an idea, not a proven replacement of what we use today. He doesn't care that thousands of jobs are lost and business's going under because of the bogus claims.

What a MORON, someone please give the POTUS a science lesson. Limit CO2 and you limit the growth of plants, limit plant growth and you limit the production of O2. Mr. President can you comprehend this simple process?

Stick your illegal EOs up your a$$.  We are tired of you dreaming up more ways to kill this country then forcing the taxpayers to pay for it.  Are you out of your mind?  Quit destroying this country! Besides you are not eligible to even be here.

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OMG!!! Ruth Bader Ginsburg Voted Best Real-Life Hero At MTV Awards

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday was crowned the best real-life hero at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

The 86-year old judge — whose 2015 biopic The Notorious RBG help cement her as a cultural icon among Liberals — beat out tennis star Serena Williams, WWE wrestler Roman Reigns, and comedian Hannah Gadsby to take him the award.

Though it wasn’t a clean sweep for Ginsburg last night.

The RGB documentary lost the “Best Fight” category for “Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Inequality” to “Captain Marvel vs. Minn-Erva.”

The justice was absent from the ceremony in Santa Monica, California.

Last December, Ginsburg had surgery to remove cancerous growths on her left lung. She was released from the hospital in New York four days later and recuperated at home.

Earlier this year, Ginsburg missed three days of arguments, the first time that’s happened since she joined the court in 1993. Still, she was allowed to participate using court briefs and transcripts.

Ginsburg has had two previous bouts with cancer, in 1999 and 10 years later.

Flashback: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Pregnant Woman Is Not A ‘Mother’

Celebrated liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued in an opinion released Tuesday that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.”

“[A] woman who exercises her constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy is not a ‘mother’,” Ginsburg wrote in a footnote, which in turn responded to another footnote in the 20-page concurring opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas in the Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc. case.

As Breitbart News’ legal editor Ken Klukowski reported, the case concerned a law signed by then-Governor (now Vice President) Mike Pence of Indiana in 2016, which required that the remains of an aborted fetus (or baby) be disposed of by cremation or burial. The law also prohibited abortion on the basis of sex, race, or disability alone.

The Court upheld the first part of the law, but declined to consider the selective-abortion ban until more appellate courts had ruled on it.

In his lengthy opinion — which delighted pro-life advocates, and distressed pro-choice activists — Thomas wrote that “this law and other laws like it promote a State’s compelling interest in preventing abortion from becoming a tool of modern-day eugenics.” He traced the racist and eugenicist beliefs of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, and warned that the Court would one day need to wrestle with abortion as form of racial discrimination.

In a footnote, Thomas attacked Ginsberg’s dissenting opinion, which argued the Court should not have deferred to the legal standard used by the litigants in the lower courts, but should have subjected the Indiana law to a more difficult standard instead, since it impacted “the right of [a] woman” to an abortion.

Ginsburg cited no legal authority for her claim that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.” The claim that a fetus is not a child is central to pro-choice arguments.

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