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Given that data, how can you possibly reconcile the idea that 'the American people have spoken' through their representative voting when Obama won in 2012? Shouldn't he have lost?
WASHINGTON — President Obama will use his executive authority to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants by up to 20 percent, according to people familiar with his plans, which will spur the creation of a state cap-and-trade program forcing industry to pay for the carbon pollution it creates.
People familiar with the rule say that it will set a national limit on carbon pollution from coal plants, but that it will allow each state to come up with its own plan to cut emissions based on a menu of options that include adding wind and solar power, energy-efficiency technology and creating or joining state cap-and-trade programs. Cap-and-trade programs are effectively carbon taxes that place a limit on carbon pollution and create markets for buying and selling government-issued pollution permits.
In his first term Mr. Obama tried to push a cap-and-trade bill through Congress, but it died in the Senate in 2010. Republicans, Tea Party groups and the coal industry attacked Democrats who supported it, criticizing the legislation as a “cap and tax” that would raise energy prices. Cap and trade is now seen as political poison in Washington. But Republicans said that the new rule has created a back door for Mr. Obama to force through a politically inflammatory policy by reviving it in the states. “This E.P.A. regulation will breathe life into state-level cap-and-trade programs,” said Peter Shattuck, director of market initiatives at ENE, a Boston-based climate policy advocacy and research organization.
What is preventing Boehner from his balancing power? The president writes an EO on EPA regulation, the congress writes a law saying that the EPA can't do that. Yeah...so difficult.
Read the Constitution about Districting. It's very "reveling". Population, not number of voters etc. etc.
The current House of Representatives is hardly representative of the nation:
sniff, sniff,sniff oh that is it, I smell November fear.
Despite all the straw man
Yea, the Repubs DO have a lot of November fear. Instead of pissing and moaning about what this administration is not doing, how about a little insight as to what THEY will do? Is that too much to ask?
Despite all the straw man, ad hominem attacks on this site, and all the snide comments and stupid little jokes about Obama and the Democrats you right wingers make, you never, NEVER seem to showcase a man/woman on YOUR side that has the answer to everything. How about that huh? Show me a republican that would make this country all unicorns and rainbows.
Show me a republican that would make this country all unicorns and rainbows