Skip to comments.Congress should stop funding Big Green lawsuits against the government
Posted on 02/25/2011 2:39:47 AM PST by Outside da Box
America's taxpayers need to know about a thorny federal program lurking in the Obama budget: the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. It began decades ago as a millionaire's hobby horse and grew into a Frankenstein monster that today feeds millions of taxpayer dollars to green groups that sue the federal government -- and thus sue the taxpayer.
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The ECO-GEEKS are bleeding us dry and they, THEY are the ones that won’t ALLOW us to DRILL!!
When I asked who these people were who needed the help of a "human rights" office in a mostly rural area, the first group he named were "transgendered".
In other words, the government is funding lawsuits against itself filed on behalf of the mentally ill in order to support themselves and cultivate their illness. They find someone or something against which to file a grievance and, with the taxpayers help, reap settlements from those same taxpayers.
Fish and Wildlife is another regulating agancy.
Today regulating agencies are a tool to shove regulations up Americans butts and make rules that they cannot get passed by legislative action.
As the article says, nothing new. In fact, if the Sierra Club files a suit and loses, the government STILL has to pay the legal fees of the Sierra Club.
The Dems were VERY SMART when they wrote their environmental laws, and then got it signed in by two IDIOT presidents (Nixon and Bush-41). They knew that future administrations would realize just how destructive the laws were and that future administrations (both Democrat and Republican) would try to work around it. So they enabled suing, made it easy, and thus we wound up with JUDGES running environmental policy (i.e., Spotted Oil, Delta Smelt, Snail Darter, not to mention anti-pollution stuff).
In fact, Bush-41 added to the landmark 1970 laws that Nixon
signed in, with even worse laws. They were so bad that Quayle had to spend the last 18 months of his term as Vice President trying to figure out how to work around those same laws...as the had frozen (along with Bush’s re-election hopes).
OMG!! This is OUT OF CONTROL!!! This Crap MUSTSTOP!!!
One of the worst laws is the Endangered Species Act. It actually invites people to sue the government. Many groups have abused this law at a cost of many billions of dollars. It was passed in 1973.