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EPA Official: EPAs "philosophy" is to "crucify" and "make examples" of US energy producers
YouTube ^ | 4/25/12 | JimInhofePressOffice

Posted on 04/25/2012 5:15:38 PM PDT by Nachum

In a Senate speech, Senator Inhofe will draw attention to a little known video from 2010, which shows a top EPA official, Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, using the vivid metaphor of crucifixion to explain EPA's enforcement tactics for oil and gas producers. In this video Administrator Armendariz says:

"But as I said, oil and gas is an enforcement priority, it's one of seven, so we are going to spend a fair amount of time looking at oil and gas production. And I gave, I was in a meeting once and I gave an analogy to my staff about my philosophy of enforcement, and I think it was probably a little crude and maybe not appropriate for the meeting but I'll go ahead and tell you what I said. It was kind of like how the Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean. They'd go into a little Turkish town somewhere, they'd find the first five guys they saw and they would crucify them. And then you know that town was really easy to manage for the next few years. And so you make examples out of people who are in this case not compliant with the law. Find people who are not compliant with the law, and you hit them as hard as you can and you make examples out of them, and there is a deterrent effect there. And, companies that are smart see that, they don't want to play that game, and they decide at that point that it's time to clean up. And, that won't happen unless you have somebody out there making examples of people. So you go out, you look at an industry, you find people violating the law, you go aggressively after them.

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Crucify them....

Let's start with the EPA

1 posted on 04/25/2012 5:15:48 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 04/25/2012 5:17:28 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

These people ARE the enemy.


3 posted on 04/25/2012 5:17:53 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Nachum

This is the sickest piece of info. The thrash is rising to the top. I want to vomit.


4 posted on 04/25/2012 5:18:40 PM PDT by magua
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To: Nachum
Somewhere a piece of rope and a lamp-post are saying "Choose us!"

/johnny

5 posted on 04/25/2012 5:19:46 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: magua

king nobama, the puppy eater, and his minions hate Free America and hate Americans. These miscreants must be brought to justice (legal, of course).


6 posted on 04/25/2012 5:20:58 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Nachum
Explains the prosecution of seven oil companies in ND over 28 dead birds, found on a very few of over 6000 producing locations. The Federal Prosecutor wanted $15000 per bird and jail time for oil company execs. That in a year with all-time record snowfall, a severe blizzard (power out to 6000 square miles), and without determining cause of death of the birds.

Thankfully, the judge threw it out.

7 posted on 04/25/2012 5:24:29 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Nachum
THESE PEOPLE ARE RUNNING YOUR COUNTRY

Have a nice day. :)
8 posted on 04/25/2012 5:24:37 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Nachum

We need to prosecute every politician that has breached the trust of his electorate.


9 posted on 04/25/2012 5:26:09 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Nachum
where...

Where will we draw the line?

When will we say enough??

What will finally provoke spontaneous direction action???

10 posted on 04/25/2012 5:28:14 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Tzimisce
Corrected!
11 posted on 04/25/2012 5:29:49 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: Smokin' Joe

The EPA and other anti-American agencies always overstep and that’s what eventually clips their wings.


12 posted on 04/25/2012 5:38:58 PM PDT by JPG (Please pass the pooch.)
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To: Nachum
"...a top EPA official, Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, using the vivid metaphor of crucifixion to explain EPA's enforcement tactics for oil and gas producers."

EPA Region 6 is headquartered in Dallas, if anyone would care to send Al a candygram.

13 posted on 04/25/2012 5:40:45 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: JPG

“The EPA and other anti-American agencies always overstep and that’s what eventually clips their wings.”

Please post 2 examples where this has happened in
America.


14 posted on 04/25/2012 5:46:05 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: JPG

Well, that chicken has come home to roost. Time to cook it.


15 posted on 04/25/2012 5:47:52 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Nachum

Beyond disgusting. It would mean something if you crucified evil, negligent, hideous polluters. But EPA makes regulation so difficult to follow and so ambiguous that guilt is too often subjective - so they can go hard at anyone they deem unacceptable.


16 posted on 04/25/2012 5:51:36 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Nachum
Obama czars Anita Dunn and Ron Bloom:

"We kinda agree with Mao that political power comes largely from the barrel of a gun."

17 posted on 04/25/2012 5:55:31 PM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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To: Nachum

YouTube video stuck at 301 views, standard YouTube practice for videos which show the political left in a bad light.


18 posted on 04/25/2012 5:58:28 PM PDT by magellan
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To: Clay Moore
SCOTUS has already dealt the EPA a blow ruling for the ID homeowners and they're not through with them yet. Obama and his crew are taking the country into unknown territory and the checks and balances from the other two branches are being/will be applied. The Obama executive branch is overstepping.

Recall FDR attempting to pack the Supreme Court...he also overstepped and was slapped down.

19 posted on 04/25/2012 5:59:58 PM PDT by JPG (Please pass the pooch.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

thanks Nachum, additional:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2876570/posts


20 posted on 04/25/2012 6:03:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: magellan
Yep, and no statistics available.

/johnny

21 posted on 04/25/2012 6:03:55 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Nachum

One wonders where this chinless little poofter thinks he is going to work and live after the Kenyan is only an unpleasant memory.


22 posted on 04/25/2012 6:09:54 PM PDT by surely_you_jest
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To: Nachum; Jim Robinson; All

Just remember, Mitt’s just as bad.

Whatever you do, don’t vote for Mitt.


Political advice from Mr. Robinson.


23 posted on 04/25/2012 6:13:37 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: gogogodzilla
Just remember, Mitt’s just as bad. Whatever you do, don’t vote for Mitt. Political advice from Mr. Robinson.

Here in California, I could vote for David, king of Israel and Obama would still win this state.

24 posted on 04/25/2012 6:23:33 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

..and this is how they act when they are running for re-election. Imagine how they will act when they don’t have to worry about the shackles(sic) of winning over the public’s opinion in another election and it is about really making change.

You haven’t seen anti-business activism until you see it without the shackles(sic) of knowing you have nothing to lose.


25 posted on 04/25/2012 6:34:08 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Oil companies are singing “The Ballad of John and Yoko” ... The way things are going... they’re gonna CRUCIFY ME”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVmCbwlRo2Y&feature=fvst


26 posted on 04/25/2012 6:37:28 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I predict if Obama wins, you will have wide scale nationalization of industry considered ‘vital’ for the national interest that they’ve been working on demonizing for the past four years. Energy, banking, and healthcare. They already put the cogs in motion on healthcare to test the waters, the rest will move much faster.

It will also be a soft nationalization too, not something where suddenly you will see Obama logos over Exxon. Nope, instead, you will have oversight czars that control all operations (under the guise of protecting the people of course). You will then have rules limiting profit and expansion to a set level.

..and all of this while the people cheer.

The next four years is their fourth quarter hail mary play. They could have nothing to lose.


27 posted on 04/25/2012 6:46:36 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Nachum
They are traitorous bastards. We need more energy production for a strong economy. These cretins are trying to force the opposite.
Traitors.
28 posted on 04/25/2012 6:49:48 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: magellan
Still stuck at 301. But the number of likes is growing. I wonder what happens when the number of likes is greater than the number of views?

/johnny

29 posted on 04/25/2012 7:02:11 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
But EPA makes regulation so difficult to follow and so ambiguous that guilt is too often subjective - so they can go hard at anyone they deem unacceptable.

Sub....IRS..for EPA..and you've hit a homer.

30 posted on 04/25/2012 7:11:02 PM PDT by Osage Orange (The MSM is the most dangerous entity in the United States of America.)
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To: Tzimisce
THESE PEOPLE ARE RUNNING YOUR COUNTRY

Correction:

THESE PEOPLE ARE RUINING YOUR COUNTRY

31 posted on 04/25/2012 7:12:10 PM PDT by P-Marlowe
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To: steelyourfaith

EPA Ping.


32 posted on 04/25/2012 7:14:28 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: magellan
YouTube video stuck at 301 views, standard YouTube practice for videos which show the political left in a bad light.

That is amazing! I reloaded it half a dozen times and 301 views never changed.

Now, about the video... This guy should be fired. Now. Today. Gone.

If this is the attitude of the EPA, just shut it down.

33 posted on 04/25/2012 7:28:17 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (In hoc signo vinces)
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To: Nachum

EPA is full of communists who wants to destroy capitalism. Green is the new Red...The good news is like the Red before them we are going to crush them and crush what ever heathen communist god and scientific hoaxes they believe in...


34 posted on 04/25/2012 7:31:11 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: gogogodzilla
Whatever you do, don’t vote for Mitt.

Okay, he's just about my last choice from the GOP field (Huntsman was last). However, if you don't vote for Romney, you're de facto supporting Obama.

Can you live in America after four more years of this guy? It won't be America anymore.

35 posted on 04/25/2012 7:36:15 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (In hoc signo vinces)
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To: Entrepreneur
1,499 views in 14hrs since posting.

Do a search with the full title of the vid as the search term.
It'll be the first of the returns, and the actual number of views will be listed beside it.

for example

36 posted on 04/25/2012 7:39:22 PM PDT by tomkat (para bellum)
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To: Nachum
It was kind of like how the Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean. They'd go into a little Turkish town somewhere, they'd find the first five guys they saw and they would crucify them.

When the Romans were taking Anatolia (Asia Minor) from the Greeks, the Turks were still screwing sheep out deep in Central Asia. The Turks came along 1000 years later.

About the intelligence level you would expect from an EPA Commissar.

37 posted on 04/25/2012 7:53:56 PM PDT by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: Nachum

We want gas prices to rise to the level they are in Europe - we’ll bankrupt the coal companies - people’s energy prices will necessarily skyrocket - now this - Obama’s ideology and policies have nothing to do with $4 a gallon gasoline - right......


38 posted on 04/25/2012 8:55:39 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Nachum

I think it’s time for Americans to bring a class action lawsuit against these Nazi bastards at the so called EPA.


39 posted on 04/25/2012 10:13:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for the 47% to start paying their "fair share" of income taxes.)
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To: Nachum

I’d love to see the “US energy producers” ALL “Go Galt” for a month or two. Maybe then the morons living in this country will decide that the EPA Nazis have got to go.


40 posted on 04/25/2012 10:18:07 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for the 47% to start paying their "fair share" of income taxes.)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Still stuck at 301. But the number of likes is growing. I wonder what happens when the number of likes is greater than the number of views?

As someone commented on YouTube thread, it's apparently an automatic process to freeze the display when number of views on otherwise unexceptional clip (ie. not Lady Gaga's latest music video, official Avengers trailer or something similar that'll draw instant crowds) exceeds about 300 so that YouTube can investigate whether views are real or if someone is cheating. If they find no cheating, the number then jumps to the 'real' count and continues updating normally.

The Counter was at 31,409 when I last looked at it.
41 posted on 04/26/2012 1:51:34 AM PDT by MirrorField (Just an opinion from atheist, minarchist and small-l libertarian.)
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To: Nachum
Simple. Shut off all electricity in Washington.

Stop all fuel deliverys.

These anti american scum would be the ones being crucified.

42 posted on 04/26/2012 2:46:49 AM PDT by Post5203 (Newter 0bama...The real Axis of Evil...Washington, New York City and Hollywood.)
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To: Nachum; Ernest_at_the_Beach; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; Gilbo_3; Impy; DoughtyOne; AuntB
The EPA administrator (appointed by Obama of course) who said "crucify" oil and gas companies, Al Armendariz:

During and after college he worked as a research assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Global Change Science at its Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory in Massachusetts.

Question: How can it be "science" if the title of the program contains the conclusion "Global Change Science?" Ditto for "IPCC."

I would say that Obama has nothing to lose if he gets reelected, but if Romney wins and lurches leftward, the only way to vote him out would be to vote for whatever Dem he would be running against in 2016.

43 posted on 04/26/2012 6:21:53 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: Nachum

I am for some reason reminded recently, of the Nixon administration. Whitehouse enemies lists, the whole ball of yarn.

And how it was liberals. Hillary Clinton. The MSM.

Every single member, of the bunch now coddling and excusing. No!... actively promoting ... far worse behavior by this corrupt regime.

Where are today’s Woodwards and Bernsteins?

Oh.

There they are. Look. Lower. On the ground.

Carefully spit-polishing Obama’s shoes.


44 posted on 04/26/2012 6:23:42 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (Obama ate his own dog as a child in Indonesia??)
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To: Nachum

That tactic will work in the opposite direction.


45 posted on 04/26/2012 6:38:43 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Obama is Romney lite)
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To: magua
I want to vomit.

Me too, but I'm afraid the EPA will crucify me if don't vomit in a way it to meet their requirements...

46 posted on 04/26/2012 1:30:30 PM PDT by oyez ( Yomomacare going done once, going down twice, going---..)
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To: Nachum
Democrats have gone after logging, energy, food, manufacturing, banking, health care, pharmaceuticals. Yet they are hands off of entertainment, academia, and lawyers.

-PJ

47 posted on 04/26/2012 1:36:54 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Entrepreneur
Whatever you do, don’t vote for Mitt.

And we are assured certain destruction. Get control of the Senate, increase control of The House, elect Mit and hold his feet to the fire. This way there is a chance of saving this country.

48 posted on 04/26/2012 2:07:53 PM PDT by oyez ( Yomomacare going done once, going down twice, going---..)
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To: Political Junkie Too; Nachum
After posting this, let's see how Obama handles the alleged Biden Chinese bribery scandal with the entertainment industry.

-PJ

49 posted on 04/26/2012 3:02:49 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Nachum

I have dealt with EPA for 30 years. They are the true facist that they are made out to be. Out of my own personal safety and /or persecution, I will not cover my experiences here.


50 posted on 04/26/2012 4:16:04 PM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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