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Posted on 09/20/2010 5:19:18 AM PDT by HonestConservative
Obamas Ocean Policy Initiative: Washingtons latest power grab
As if the sputtering U.S. economy werent in enough trouble already, the Obama administration is cooking up a new scheme that will extend the heavy hand of Washington to somewhere it has never gone before.
Unveiled with precious little fanfare on July 19 in the form of an Executive Order, the White Houses Ocean Policy Initiative will subject Americas waterways oceans, rivers, bays, estuaries, and the Great Lakes to federal zoning. Under the scheme, these areas would be managed according to the Orwellian-sounding notion of coastal and marine spatial planning. As an unnamed administration official told the Los Angeles Times: This sets the nation on a path of much more comprehensive planning to both conservation and sustainable use of [ocean] resources.
An elaborate, multi-layered bureaucratic structure would oversee all of this. Nine regional commissions, composed of federal, state, and tribal officials, would decide which commercial and recreational activities are appropriate. Their recommendations, however, would have to be approved by a newly created National Ocean Council, which the White House says will strengthen ocean governance and coordination. The council will consist of spatial planners drawn from the likes of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Aeronautic and Space Agency (NASA), and the departments of Interior, Commerce, Agriculture, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services.
State and local officials, hoping to have some input on zoning decisions affecting their jurisdictions, will soon find that the deck has been stacked against them.
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The Constitution gives the federales the navigable waterways ~
The way this is written, every time a home owner wants to repair or remodel their home, the feds get the say.
I doubt that was the intent of our founding fathers.
The “Progressive agenda” in action.
So what do we need Congress for?
This guy in the White House is not an American in his heart at all.
The key phrase here is “Without the consent of the governed”.
Fascism, without question.
Yet another reason to throw the bums out.
Just another way of seizing private property. The first goal of communism is eliminating private property. Anybody still saying that 0bama is not communist?
More central planners trying to pick winners and losers.
Listen and watch:
The Leftwingtards who come up with these schemes live in some sort of drug induced dreamland. They simply don't imagine that people would wipe their butts with those rules and go on about their business just as if the rules, and the leftwingtards, didn't really exist, but that's how it's done.
Yes, so we define "navigable waterway" to even include streams that only run a few days a year, and then a few years later extend authority over their watersheds, all in the name of protecting the environment. Quite a progressive end run around the concept of enumerated powers, don't you think? Stroke of the pen, law of the land. Unlimited government control over what land they don't hold direct title to. Cool.
Constitution? We don't need not stinkin' Constitution!
lol they haven taken enough...they want more.......
All this while the Feds are ceding Arizona to Mexico??
So, what we do is REDEFINE “navigable” to include ONLY ships of the displacement of an aircraft carrier ~ just run the deal all the way back!
I like your map ... do the Canadians know B.O. just annexed part of Canada?
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