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I was driving down the road tonight when a thought entered my head. I was sitting at a light when a Nissan Leaf rolled up next to me. There was a hipster couple inside the vehicle, with their fancy sun glasses and tight fighting shirts. I looked at the side of their car and saw something that really got me thinking. On the side of the car was a badge that said, Zero Emissions. I wonder if the hipsters inside had ever considered the validity of that statement. I was really considering breaking it to this couple that their eco car was not zero emissions.

Yes, I know what they and just about everyone else who purchases one of these cars is thinking, “its an electric car, there is no engine to emit emissions.” I am aware that an electric car has no engine, and that while running it is not releasing any gasses into the atmosphere. However, I would like to remind everyone, including the good people as Nisan, that there is no such thing as a free lunch. Physics is physics.

It takes X amount of energy to move a mass Y a set distances Z. It does not mater if you are using a gasoline, diesel, natural gas, or electricity it still requires the same amount of energy. All that changes is where the energy comes from. In a traditional car, fuel is burnt which releases energy stored in the fuel. This explosion is harnessed and converted into mechanical energy, which is used to push the piston down the cylinder, thus turning the crankshaft. The crankshaft then spins the flywheel, which then spins gears in the transmission, and then the wheels.  In an electric car, electricity is used to power the wheels. An electrical current is sent through a copper coil, which causes a magnet to spin on a shaft. This shaft spins the wheels.

To fuel a traditional car, I simply pull up into a gas station and insert the fuel into the tank. This fuel is made, most generally from crude oil.  Now an electric car has no engine, and requires no petroleum products to run. So how do I “fuel” an electric car? Well that is simple, you plug it into the wall.  Where does that electricity come from? From the power plant of course. Suddenly that Zero Emissions badge is starting to look like a bit of an assumption.

The question of is a Nissan Leaf a Zero Emissions vehicle, really boils down to where you live. Less than 15% of the electricity in the United States is generated by “green” energy sources. So odds are that if you are driving a Leaf you are driving a Coal Powered car. A Nissan Leaf is not a Zero Emissions vehicle, as it runs off electricity generated through the burning of coal. Sure you do not have a little exhaust tip on your car, but somewhere there is a massive stack spewing smoke from a coal fired power plant.

 

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Bad news today for President Obama about his signature piece of legislation Obamacare. A panel of judges on the DC Federal Appeals Court ruled that a plain reading of Obamacare says that only those who purchased health insurance policies through state-run exchanges are eligible for subsidies. Under section 1401 subsidies in the form of tax credits are only available for those taxpayers who purchased their policies through an exchange “established by the state”. Now people who have purchased health insurance policies from the federal exchanges have received coverage through an IRS regulation.

The court had this to say in opinion “We reach this conclusion, frankly, with reluctance. At least until states that wish to can set up exchanges, our ruling will likely have significant consequences both for the millions of individuals receiving tax credits through federal Exchanges and for health insurance markets more broadly. But, high as those stakes are, the principle of legislative supremacy that guides us is higher still. Within constitutional limits, Congress is supreme in matters of policy, and the consequence of that supremacy is that our duty when interpreting a statute is to ascertain the meaning of the words of the statute duly enacted through the formal legislative process.”

Basically the court is saying, yes this ruling is going to hurt people. Because of how the Democrats crafted this bill people are going be unable to afford the coverage that they have purchased. However, the court is bound by law, as is the rest of the government. The power to create legislation lies solely with the legislative branch. The bill was written and passed by congress. That bill was signed into law by the President, and thus the language in that bill became the law. The only people who can change the law are the legislature.

Now of course a decision like this is destined to inflame the progressive movement.  When questioned about the ruling President Obama’s new press spokesman Josh Ernest said this, ” It’s important for people all across the country to understand that this ruling does not have any practical impact, uh, on their ability to continue to receive tax credits right now.  There are millions of Americans all across the country who are receiving tax credits from the federal government as a result of the Affordable Care Act that is making health care more affordable for them.  And while this ruling is interesting to legal theorists, it has no practical impact on their tax credits right now.  You don’t need a fancy legal gruh — legal degree to understand that Congress intended for every eligible American to have access to tax credits”. Once you cut through the fluff and talking points, what Josh Ernest is saying here is that it is not the content of the law that is important, but rather the intent. That is the argument that you will here from just about every progressive on this ruling.  It doesn’t matter what the law actually says, we all know that the original intent was for everyone to have these subsidies. It was a clerical error, the law was supposed to have subsidies included for everyone.

This “intent” argument is fueled  by a ruling from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, which said Obamacare’s language is ambiguous and thus subject to multiple interpretations. This paves the way for the IRS to regulate around this issue.

So the progressives are saying that it does not mater what the law actually says, the intent is known, so President Obama can just change it as he sees fit….. This is the biggest crock I have ever heard. How could there be any “intent” when Nancy Pelosi, former speaker of the house and member of the progressive trifecta, said herself that we have to pass the bill to see what is in it. They had no clue. Perhaps this is just what happens when you have single party rule, and bills are not vetted properly. I mean if the Speaker of The House did not know what was in it, how could anyone else possibly have known?

I think I just threw up a bit.

All joking aside, do not think for one minute that this was a mistake, or a clerical error. There was no intent at all for there to be subsidies provided on the federal exchanges. Think about the state of the nation way back in 2009 and 2010.  The Democrats had just come off of a landslide election where they all but wiped out the GOP. The Democrat Party had complete control over the House of Representatives, the GOP had no way of even slowing down the legislative process. The Democrat Party had a super majority in the Senate. It seemed as though they had finally defeated any conservative opposition to their radical agenda. Now all they had to do was wipe out the GOP on a state level. 

Everything that a progressive does is political. They calculate everything in terms of votes. What better way to eliminate conservative governors than create a massive scandal/crisis? They did not include provisions for subsidies on the federal exchange as a way to either force conservative governors to implement state exchanges, or be seen as the monster who stole healthcare from children. Progressive swine like President Obama, Harry Reid, and Nancy Pelosi thought that they could manufacture outrage and use that to eliminate conservative governors around the country. Well they bet big and they lost.

Only 14 states have set up exchanges, I wonder why that is? It probably has to do with the fact that no one wanted Obamacare in the first place. The majority of Americans are still opposed to it. That is why the Democrats lost control of the House in 2010, in the largest transfer of political power in this nations history.  Public outrage did not develop, people did not start demanding their governors implement state exchanges, suddenly their political scheme is blowing up in their faces.  So now that their plan has failed, they are crying fowl.

If the subsidies are not in place, Obamacare falls apart. If the subsidies are not there to bring the cost of these insurance plans into a reasonable level, the flood gates open. Millions of people and countless employers will have perfectly legal loop holes that release them from the individual and employer mandates. Obamacare effectively becomes as relevant to you or I, as the constitutional limitation on the executive branch seems to President Obama. This will be the death blow to Obamacare.

 

Finally someone in this country stands up and is willing to do what President Obama flat out refuses to. Rick Perry governor of Texas has decided that if President Obama is unwilling to do anything to secure our nation, the he will. Governor Perry has called up the Texas National Guard and is sending 1000 soldiers to the nation’s southern border.  These men are going to aid the understaffed and overwhelmed Boarder Patrol in the fight to stem the tide of illegal immigrants coming a crossed our border.

It is sad really that a governor of a State is more willing to defend this country than our own President. President Obama does not care about the crisis on the border. He is more then happy to hear these horror stories about children living in squalor, because he knows he can exploit their misery to perpetuate his ideology. Where we see pictures of children, he sees cattle. Where we see deplorable living conditions, he sees a campaign slogan. Where we see suffering, he sees a chance to attack republicans. It is sickening really. President Obama will do nothing to close the border. All he will do in regards to this crisis, is demand amnesty.  He is willing to exploit these children to do it.

Rick Perry is being a part of a solution, rather than a talking head trying to feed on the problem. We need more men of action like him. People who look to solve problems not exploit them. People who are not willing to exploit human suffering just so as they can create a permanent subservient underclass.

President Obama was out campaigning on Tuesday July 1st. He is in a panic, he remembers what happened in 2010 when he rammed Obamacare down our throats. He knew what happened when the nation faced the threat of his radical agenda. Now he is facing a nation living with the consequences of his radical policies. He is doing everything he can in order to prevent conservatives from taking control of the Senate, an action which would result in him becoming a lame duck. His legislative agenda would no longer be in a comatose state, it will have flat lined. So rather than attempt to act like an adult, professional, decent human being and actually compromise and work with congress, President Obama has decided to go out and rant and rave like a lunatic. He decided that rather than unite the country, he would rather further divide the nation, by insulting the people whom we sent to represent us to Washington DC. The People whom we felt best represented our values and beliefs.
President Obama said, “Middle-class families can’t wait for Republicans in Congress to do stuff. So sue me. As long as they’re doing nothing, I’m not going to apologize for trying to do something” The problem Mr. President is that it is not the GOP that is doing nothing. The GOP passes a bill, it then as to go to the Senate where they vote on it. If it passes it goes to you to be signed into law. Now The GOP has been passing legislation. They passed legislation to prevent the government shut down, they passed legislation to prevent the tax hike you demanded at the start of 2013. Yet, despite the House of Representatives acting, those things still happened, why is that? The answer is simple, none of those bills ever saw the light of day in the Senate. Our republic is being strangled by the iron fisted grip of the Tyrant of the Senate, the Despicable Senator from Nevada Mr. Harry Reid. Unless the bill is exactly what the democrats demand, Harry Reid ensures that it does not see the light of day.
So tell me Mr. President, why on God’s green Earth would the House of Representatives act? Why should they go through the effort to pass legislation just to see it shot down in the Senate? Why should they try to pass legislation, just for you to somehow turn it into Republicans eat dead puppies, and shake babies?
Then there is the issue of, it does not matter what they pass, any stipulations they place into the bill. Even if they voted on a bill, even if that bill passed the House. Even if by the grace of God Harry Reid was in a drunken stupor (unlikely), and allowed a bill passed by the House to be debated on the Senate Floor. Then with the stars aligning in the proper order with the planets, and the bill somehow passes the Senate, thus sending it to your desk. Then you put aside your partisan arrogance and ignorance, and sign it into law, they still lose. It does not matter what limitations or protections put into the bill that ensure that money will not be wasted. Nothing that the GOP puts into a bill that would foster support amongst their constituents, will mater. President Obama has shown himself to have a complete and total disregard for the law.
President Obama’s childish antics and reckless partisan politics are nothing new. His arrogance has polarized a nation. The real news from this clip, the sentence that sent a chill down my spine consisted of three little words, only seven letters. President Obama revealed more of his radical beliefs in those three syllables than anyone could possibly imagine. The sentence that made my blood run cold, was President Obama’s defiant “so sue me!”
Now many are asking why these three simple words send up the alarms in my head that they do. In that sentence President Obama openly mocked the House of Representative’s law suit against President Obama for his blatant and deliberate abuse of executive power. President Obama spat in the face of the legislative body of the United States, one of the three equal branches of the Federal Government. He showed the world that he is going to do whatever he wants, when he wants it. He showed to us that he does not fear the congress or the judicial system. He took a major leap towards being a dictator. When a chief executive no longer fears the Legislative and Judicial branches, when he no longer respects their authority, or rights, he has just taken a dangerous step. I cannot stress to you enough that Liberty is in the balance. President Obama has no respect for the rule of law, he spits on congress, and laughs at the looming threat of the judicial branch. What is to stop him from eviscerating our rights?
President Obama is a radical. President Obama is a radical that has been pushed into a corner. He knows that he and the rest of his progressive comrades stand upon the brink of extinction. They are fighting for their vary survival. If they are defeated now, it will take them decades to recover and once again attempt to dominate our lives. He is like a frightened animal, backed up against a wall, predators ready to make the kill. The trapped animal is not going to employ the subtle tactics it uses it avoid detection, it is do or die. The animal will lash out with everything it has, without regard to long term survivability. President Obama is dangerous, and a threat to the security of this nation.
I am officially joining the growing group of people who are demanding his impeachment and removal from office. I urge you to contact your Representative and request them to do the same. Our nation is at stake. I beg of you, do not stand silent. Demand that this Tyrant be held responsible for his crimes. President Obama is unfit to lead this nation. His criminal Presidency must come to an end. Impeachment and removal from office is the only method left to end this madness.

Monday June 30th, 2014 the Supreme Court of the United States of America ruled that Obamacare cannot be used to force companies to provide coverage for types of birth control that may lead to abortions, if it violates their religious beliefs.
The case was brought by Hobby Lobby, a family owned company based in Oklahoma. The Green Family, which owns Hobby Lobby, agreed to cover 16 of the 20 birth control methods mandated by Obamacare. However the last four carry with them the risk of abortion and go against the family’ religious views. Hobby Lobby argued that Obamacare’s birth control mandate violated the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1993. The RFRA says that the government cannot place burdens on the exercise of freedom of religion.
With this latest defeat, you can imagine how the progressives are reacting. President Obama of course sent out the new puppet Josh Earnest (he is racking up the miles quick). Earnest said, “We will work with Congress to make sure any women affect by this decision are not denied access to contraceptive services.” That is a laughable concept, the Obama Administration working with congress. President Obama will not work with congress unless congress bows before his feet and gives him exactly what he wants. Any legislation that does not meet his precise demands will be killed by The Soften Spoken Tyrant of the Senate Harry Reid.
Then of course there is the question why does President Obama want to work with congress in the first place? Let’s just say that the spineless wimps in the Establishment GOP manage to push through a limitation of your first amendment right fix, and Harry Reid actually allows it to see the light of day (it’s a change to Obamacare though…. Last time one of those came up Harry Reid shut down the government), it does not matter. President Obama has been running this country outside the rule of law for over five years now. He has given campaign contributors illegal Obamacare waivers, illegally delayed the employer mandate, hell he even tried to determine when congress was in session. Why would he try to limit our first amendment rights with the help of congress? He’s got a pen and a phone. He could just do what he wants. He does not want to reverse this decision, he does not want to find a way around it. He wants to do what progressive filth always wants to do, and that is exploit those affected by this decision. He knows he is going to lose the Senate in 2014, he has to do something to limit the blow. So he is going to use this issue to continue the progressive’s exploitation of women. “Vote for democrats or the republicans are going to keep you bare foot and in the kitchen”, “Republicans hate women”, “TEA Party members support rape” I can see the blogosphere lighting up now. All of those claims are of course lies, but progressive zealots do not care about the truth, all they care about is keeping the people of this country subservient to them.
Then of course there is my favorite line of the day, again it comes from Josh Earnest. Earnest said, “There is a problem being exposed that a group of women of an indeterminate size no longer have access to free contraception because of religious views, not their own religious views, but their boss’s religious views. We disagree and the constitutional lawyer in the oval office disagrees.” Well first off President Obama needs to fire his constitutional lawyer, because he clearly is incompetent. Second, this statement is a lie, Hobby Lobby is still providing for 16 of the 20 (80%) of the mandated birth control methods mandated by Obamacare. The ruling only affects four that Hobby Lobby feels violates their religious beliefs because they could lead to abortions. Third, and this is really the more important point, there is no law saying that Women have to work for Hobby Lobby.
It is the third concept that just burns me up. Progressives thrive on division and hatred. Thus when their hold on power is being threatened, they have to exploit everything they can. It just so happens that this time they are using a Supreme Court ruling to exploit women. They are trying to make it sound as though because of this Supreme Court ruling, suddenly every woman everywhere is being denied access to birth control. As we know progressives think that women are just sex crazed fiends whose only care in the world is being able to have as much sex as they want. Thus progressives like President Obama think that they can exploit this ruling to exploit the obvious fear that women will have form this ruling.
This announcement from the Obama White House, that this Supreme Court Ruling somehow limits a woman’s access to birth control, is an insult to women. Basically President Obama has just announced t to the world that he thinks that women are dumb ignorant creatures who are incapable of taking care of themselves. Not only is President Obama saying that women are morons, he is also banking on them being dimwitted enough not to see his sexists beliefs through his smile and smoke.
What does this ruling actually do? This ruling was not a defeat for women’s rights activists, it was a victory for liberty. The ruling simply states that the federal government cannot use Obamacare to force someone to purchase something that violates their religious beliefs. It does not outlaw the use of these birth control methods, it does not limit access to them. All it does is protect a person’s right to freedom of religion.
Now of course the progressive zealots are going to be typing away like mad, “it is not fair, these women deserve access to this care!” This is where their true colors show. This is why I said that President Obama and the rest of his progressive hoard think that women are morons. This ruling did not outlaw or restrict the sale of the four birth control methods that Hobby Lobby was against. This ruling did not make it illegal for other companies to offer these birth control methods. So basically President Obama and his progressive propagandist are saying that women are not smart enough to think for themselves. They are saying that women are not smart enough to stop working for Hobby Lobby and get a job with an employer that does offer it.
It is interesting to note that this ruling could lead ultimately to more birth control methods being provided by employers. If suddenly it becomes apparent that qualified employees want access to more birth control, employers will start offering these options in the benefit packages in order to get the highest quality employees. Hobby Lobby might soon find itself in a situation where they are losing too many employees because of their benefits package that they have to change it in order to remain competitive.
Of course this version of events, while having been shown to work countless times in history, is not considered to be practical by progressives. It does not utilize massive government oversight and exert totalitarian federal control on the masses. Not only does it allow for freedom of choice, it is completely useless as a campaign tool. How can progressives hope to exploit the fears of women, if the free market solves the “crisis” without their help? They can’t, thus they cannot allow for it to happen. They have to drum up fear, cause riots in the street, and of course blame everything on either the TEA Party, George W. Bush, or the GOP. The whole time they treat women like mindless pawns in their game of political domination. The way President Obama force women to dance like puppets is sickening, and I personally won’t stand for it anymore. 2014 is our last chance to shut these bigots down.

Bad news out of Florida, well bad news if you are a radical progressive whose is praying to Marx that the Democrats can hold on to the Senate. Great news out of Florida if you are a free thinking, sentient being, who values liberty and the rule of law. The upset of the century took place in Florida yesterday March 11th, 2014, where David Jolly won a special election in the 13th district to fill the seat vacated by the death of Representative Bill Young. Jolly is a Republican, and while his name is not well known nationally, his election is sending shivers down the spines of the progressive hoard.
Why, why is the election of David Jolly going to strike fear in the cavernous void vacated by a progressive heart? Because he was not supposed to win, just like the TEA Party was not supposed to win. Yes Bill Young was a Republican, but the assumption made by the media and the progressive movement was that Jolly would be unable to retain the seat for the GOP. The odds were stacked against him, everything pointed towards the victory that the progressive movement so desperately needs.

The deck was stacked against Jolly, in this a race that according to the non-partisan Rothenberg Political Report was a must win for Democrats, and yet he still one. Jolly was running for office in a district that President Obama won in 2008, and 2012. He emerged the candidate only after a brutal primary, a battered and damaged contender. He was a first time candidate, competing against a former gubernatorial candidate who had much better name recognition. He ever had the curse of a third party candidate, which almost always spells death for the GOP. Yet despite all of this, Jolly still won. The question that both sides must ask themselves is how?
The answer is simple, despite their best efforts, the radical Democrat Agenda fails to resonate among the American People, and Obamacare is a death nail to Democrat candidates. Alex Sink, the lady who faced Jolly in the primary, pulled out all the stops to bring Jolly down, to shake off the black spot of Obamacare. She poured money into the campaign, she tried to make the campaign about anything other than Obamacare. She descended down into the bowls of political hell to demonize and destroy Jolly. She went so far as to label him a heretic, she accused him of being global warming denier. Global warming after all, is the issue that grips the hearts of every last American. Global warming, is the issue that will shape this election… well that is what the Democrats are hoping for. Alex Sink tried to turn Jolly’s position on global warming into a political albatross that would guarantee his defeat.
The problem though is that the American People barely concern themselves about “climate change”. It is hard to take the issue seriously when they claim that the science is settled on “consensus” rather than facts, when scandals like Climate-Gate reveal the corruption behind the consensus. It is hard to run on global warming, when the country is frozen over. Alex Sink tried to create a political albatross to take down Jolly, she might as well have sent a political parakeet to do the job. For as vast a shadow as an albatross casts, it pales in comparison to the sheer terror generated by the 800 pound gorilla in the room, Obamacare.
Obamacare has taken peoples insurance from them, caused people to lose their jobs, cost them hours at work. It threatens them with ever increasing costs, and uncertainty. The Democrats have tied their fate to Obamacare, they forced it on us, they fought for it, they shut down the government to defend it. They own Obamacare, and they will pay the price for their contempt towards the will of the American People. This election in Florida proved that. The out spent, battered, global warming denier, defeated the sure bet Democrat.

Now, I am of course aware that the Democrats are quick to recover, they are quick to do damage control, and they are quick to go on the offensive. Something that you honestly have to respect them for. Debbie Wasserman Shultz was quick to belittle this race, the one that once heralded the revival of the Democrat Party. Ms. Shultz said, “Republican special interest groups poured in millions to hold onto a Republican congressional district that they’ve comfortably held for nearly 60 years. Tonight, Republicans fell short of their normal margin in this district because the agenda they are offering voters has a singular focus – that a majority of voters oppose – repealing the Affordable Care Act” I truly love the way the progressive mind works. Let us examine the validity of her response.
To begin Ms. Shultz tried to conjure up a classic Democrat argument. She blamed the loss in part due to “Republican special interest groups” pouring millions into the race. If that was all you heard, you would think that the Republicans bought this election. Democrats constantly try to make it sound as if they are strapped for cash, that they cannot possibly compete against the cooperate financing that pads GOP pockets. However, we know that Alex Sink out spent David Jolly by over $1.5 million dollars. So, even if those evil GOP special interest groups did pour millions into the race, the Democrat Party still out spent the GOP. So I really fail to see the validity of this first part of her statement. If examined factually it serves no other purpose then deceiving the public through a misrepresentation of the facts.
Next, Ms. Shultz tried to perform a magic trick. She tried to pull a democrat victory from this colossal defeat. She tried to paint this as a loss for the GOP. So this beaten and battered, underfunded, rookie defies the odds and defeats the full fury of the Democrat machine, and we are supposed to believe that this is a sign of the weakness in the GOP? Ms. Shultz said that special interest groups poured millions into the race to hold a GOP district that they have held for 60 years, and that “Republicans fell short of their normal margin in this district because the agenda they are offering voters has a singular focus….” That focus being of course the repeal of Obamacare, which the Democrats are now referring to only as the Affordable Care Act. So let us examine the facts. First off, yes there has been a GOP Representative from this district for 60 years, but how strong of a Republican District can it be when it was won handedly by someone as radical as Barack Obama, in both 2008 and 2012? Then there is the claim that because the Jolly did not win in the large numbers normally seen in the past, somehow that makes this a loss for the GOP. This is a nice slide of hand, but yet again owes its perceived validity to a perceived ignorance of the listener. Jolly won the race 48.5% to 46.7% now that does not seem like a very solid victory however it fails to take into account the x factor. The X factor in this race, and why it is amazing that Jolly was able to win, was the presence of a third party candidate. Typically third party candidates syphon votes away from the GOP. The Libertarian Candidate took 5% of the vote, 5% that in all honesty would not have found its way to the Democrats in the absence of the third option. The libertarian syphoned the political base away from the GOP, yet he was still able to win. When the race results break down to 48.5% to 46.7% to 5% the GOP victory becomes all the more amazing. So again, Ms. Shultz is playing of a perceived ignorance of the American People.
Florida is but the first of many. It proves the toxicity of Obamacare, and the vitriolic rhetoric of the Democrat Party are going to be the death of the Democrat Party.

We always hear about how evil dirty conservatives want to pollute the world’s oceans, cut down all of the trees, and kill off all the endangered species. We constantly hear about how those dirty conservatives bend over backwards for the evil mustache twirling oil companies in order to make it easier for them to destroy the planet. The progressives love to drive home how conservatives would rather rape our children’s future, than give up subsidies for big oil. It is because of this continual progressive bombardment that I almost fell out of my chair when I heard what President Obama has just allowed.
President Obama, the ideal progressive, the man who is going to bring about all the progressive ideals loved by radicals and tyrants throughout the ages, has just given a massive carve out for big energy. In November of 2013 Duke Energy was fined $1,000,000 for killing 14 eagles along with 149 other birds from 2009-2013. This assault on the avian population by the wind energy only list the birds killed at Duke’s Top of The World and Campell Hill wind farms outside of Casper Wyoming. Federal Biologist announced that sense 2008 wind turbines have killed at least 67 bald and golden eagles. That number excludes the 60 eagles killed every year in the Altamont Pass in California.
Green energy is one of President Obama’s dreams. He said in his 2008 presidential campaign that he wanted to bankrupt the coal industry. So this news that a company was fined $1,000,000 for killing some silly birds, was horrible. It sets a bad precedent, green energy companies being responsible, caving in to radical unjust laws making them pay for the stupidity of an animal. What if all the wind farms behaved so responsibly? That could bankrupt the already highly inefficient wind farm industry. So President Obama, using all the power that he has just assumed onto himself (as progressive tyrants always do), announced on Friday December 6th, 2013 that it will allow some companies to continue to injure or kill bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty. This in an effort to spur the development of the highly inefficient green energy market.
This is a classic case of the corruption of President Obama’s administration. The law to President Obama is a joke. The second he was sworn in, he just decided that he was allowed to do whatever he wanted. Let the IRS run wild, let criminals run rampant on the border, let the NSA violate our most basic human rights, but bring down the full force of the federal government on anyone who dares try to enforce the law or stand in his path. President Obama has refused to hear countless cases of wind farms illegally killing birds. This case involving Duke Energy Corp. is the first such case against a wind farm prosecuted under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. A law that President Obama has quickly brought to bear against oil companies, and power companies for drowning or electrocuting birds. BP, Exxon Mobil, and PacifiCorp (which operate coal power plants) paid a combined total of $111,000,000,000 for killing between 2009 and 2010. These companies deserve the fines, and should pay them. They broke the law. President Obama has broken the law, by allowing wind farms to go unchecked, unpunished for their blatant violation of our laws.
According to the Associated Press story in 2009 PacifiCorp killed a total a 232 eagles. PacifiCorp’s death total is due to eagles flying into power lines and substation. The argument can be made that the situation surrounding PacifiCorp is no different than that of Wind Farms. Once the windmill is up there is little that can be done to prevent an eagle from flying into a turbine. The same is true for a power line, and substation. However, what I find odd here is that eagles apparently never fly into power lines or substations associated with wind farms. They must have special power lines, with special anti-eagle netting. Of course, this oddity could be due to the fact that President Obama is out to bankrupt the coal industry, and is looking for anything it can use to increase operating costs on coal fired power plants. I wonder just how high the Duke’s death toll is if you account for power line strikes?
If you look at PacifiCorp’s settlement of $10,900,000 for killing 232 eagles in 2009, that equals out to a $46,982.75 fine per bird. Duke paid a fine of $1,000,000 dollars, and that is a nice start, but the industry is still far in the whole. By looking at the eagle death toll of 67 eagles since 2008 by big wind energy, the industry as a whole should have paid $3,147,844.82 in fines, if the law is being applied equally (a rarity in President Obama’s administration). I nearly forgot about the 60 eagles killed every year in the Almont Pass in California. If you add in the $46,982.75 fine for the 300 Eagles killed by the wind farms in the Almont Pass in California, the total fine the wind industry should be paying is $17,242,669.82. But of course President Obama does not believe in justice, he believes in socialism. He does not believe in equality before the law, he believes in using the law to punish his enemies.

The long and short of this story is, President Obama has given a green light for his pet project to continue Slaughtering Eagles. For 30 years Green Energy will be allowed to kill Eagles without fear of government reprisal (something they have already been doing, for the most part). Once again, President Obama is pick and choosing how to enact our laws. If he likes you, you can do whatever you want. If he doesn’t like you, rough times lay ahead. Sure sounds like a Representative Republic to me…. wait I meant to say dictatorship.