Archive for the ‘EPA’ Category

LIBERALS IN GOVERNMENT ARE CRAZIER THAN THOSE THEY WANT HOUSED AND CARED FOR AT TAXPAYER EXPENSE

December 18, 2016

Liberals constantly show their dementia through their actions. If it’s not taxing workers through health care it’s taxing them at the store or through utility usage. To liberals in government, any amount of money a person or family earns in excess of absolute necessity is “disposable”. Disposable income is surplus income which is best used by liberals in government.

As a young navy recruit, I was advised, “If it moves, salute it. If it doesn’t move, paint it”.

For liberals in government the saying is “If it exists, tax it. If it doesn’t, create it, label it and tax it”. The left simply cannot understand that extracting money from the economy for studies to satisfy the predetermined outcomes of those studies ruins the lives of millions of people. Then, they promote more taxes on the “rich” (that’s anybody with any disposable money) to help those they impoverished through excess taxation. *Note the potential downward spiraling cycle.

New York City’s mayor Bloomberg put a tax on sugary drinks of 16oz or larger. Why? Because they exist and he wanted more money for the city to waste. In addition to the gasoline tax (which, by the way, is greater per gallon than the profit oil companies make), some states have tried to add a mileage tax to the use of personally owned vehicles. Why? Because they exist.

Governor “Moonbeam” Brown of California has a bill on his desk creating a tax on bovine flatulence. For those of you who prefer colloquial vernacular that would be termed cow farts. Yes, cow farts – your average, everyday, run-of-the-mill livestock gas passing! Why? Because ranchers and farmers try to derive a living by providing food and drink to the public through cattle ranching and dairy farming. They exist, therefore there must be a tax. The federal EPA is also trying to drive ranchers and farmers out of business with their own version of the tax.

California has already diverted the agricultural water supply away from the central valley where they once grew crops that supplied the United States and many other foreign countries with fruits and vegetables. Those growers now own barren soil rather than producing nourishing food stuffs. They still pay taxes on the useless land at the highest rate of potential use, they just can’t maximize or even realize the use for which they pay the taxes. After generations of production but with no income and land of little value, some families have simply allowed the state to claim the family farm.

I guess the good news might be there is talk of California seceding from the union. That would mean a savings of billions of federal dollars for the rest of the nation. Well, that is, unless liberals in congress vote to grant foreign aid to the newly formed country and continue taxing the rest of us to pay for it.

ANIMAS OR ANIMUS

August 13, 2015

I have to question if the EPA (Environment Pollution Agency?) blunder really was an accident.

This administration has done almost everything possible (with 17 months left, I’m sure we’ll see more) to destroy our country from the inside. The economy is trashed, racial unrest is rising to 1960s levels, poverty is growing faster than the weeds in your back yard and businesses are closing or moving offshore quicker than you can say escalating taxes and excess regulations.

They, the same they who caused the excess pollution, belong to a bureaucracy that makes unreasonable and unobtainable demands on businesses, then fines them into bankruptcy for non-compliance. They are the ones who extort payment from ranchers who divert natural water catches on their own property to useful reservoirs. They are the ones who took a perfectly good standing waste basin and dumped it into an otherwise pristine tributary to the Animas river.

The Animas and it’s adjoining offshoots are (or were) used for fishing, swimming, boating, rafting and other recreation.  The Animas feeds into reservoirs and treatment plants that supply drinking water for thousands of people.  The affected area extends into New Mexico, Lake Powell in Utah and beyond.

Since the 1890s the Gold King mine has leached measurable but relatively minute amounts of toxins into the environment.  This was a man caused inland Exxon Valdez equivalent. This “accident” allowed over 3 million gallons of arsenic, lead, zinc and other heavy metals to poison a river and disrupt life for thousands of residents and tourists. It destroyed the natural habitat for untold wildlife species for decades forth.

“It is not just a scenic destination,” State Senator Ellen Roberts said. “It is where people literally raise their children. It is where the farmers and ranchers feed their livestock, which in turn feeds the people. We’re isolated from Denver through the mountains, and we are pretty resourceful people. But if you take away our water supply, we’re left with virtually no way to move forward.”

I suppose we might call this a crisis that must not go to waste. The EPA will request more money for cleanup. The riverside towns and mom and pop businesses  river will lose revenue. The rich will get a bit richer and the poor will have a bit less.  A few more people rely on the government for assistance and Socialism takes another step forward.

I must ask, “Was it done to the Animas or was it done out of animus”?

JUST FOR YOU, NOT FOR ME

July 4, 2015

President Obama rides Air Force One across the country to personally enjoy each water sucking golf course in the drought ridden west.  First Lady Michelle jaunts around the globe with her entourage in as many as 5 carbon spewing jets.  However, the EPA wants to restrict the use of your back yard BBQ because it pollutes the air.

Yep, searing flesh outdoors for tasty and enjoyable nourishment is destroying the environment and must be curtailed. And fireworks…you don’t want to hear about the ongoing damage done to the quality of air in your neighborhood by one night of the brilliant celebratory displays. It’s incredible.

Enjoy the freedom granted when independence from an overbearing elitist government was adopted on July 4, 1776. This may be your last uninhibited opportunity.  The fundamental transformation is underway and our traditions and history are changing.

Oh, how far we’ve come!

EPA STRIKES AGAIN

March 7, 2014

Here comes the EPA once again. This time they want to intrude on your daily life and winter comfort by restricting the emissions of wood stoves. Since they, the bumbling bureaucratic governmental air quality authority agency, haven’t yet identified a way to mandate the growth of clean burning forests, they have taken to mandating that stove manufacturers comply with economically unattainable emission standards for their products. The standards imposed last month, immediately ban the sale of approximately 80% of the stoves in current production.

In listening to the tree hugging environmental lobbyists, the government is willing to put thousands more people out of work and into the unemployment lines. The poor of the nation can just shiver against the cold and perhaps pick up another blanket from the Salvation Army. They can no longer use coal burning furnaces…too dirty. They can no longer afford heating oil thanks to the EPA and Obama…non-renewable. Thus, a blanket must be the appropriate solution to protect them from sub-zero temperatures.

The very same environmentalists fight against thinning forests and providing emergency roads to prevent and fight wild fires. The annual wild fires of the western U.S. produce more emissions than all the wood heated homes of the nation do in any eight to ten year period even with the extreme cold of the past couple of years. That irony is lost on the blinkered atmosphere saviors, though. Can they not understand that wood is a renewable energy source? Are they incapable of recognizing wood as one of the bio-fuels they so adamantly promote?

Let us continue to vote for a larger and more powerful and more intrusive government until there are no rights, liberties or comforts left for We the People.