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Friday, August 28, 2015

Judge blocks EPA water rule; EPA say they will defy injunction

These  idiots must think they are above the Law?

A federal judge has ruled that a controversial regulation that would give the Environmental Protection Agency jurisdiction over small streams and ditches is bureaucratic overreach and has halted the implementation of the rule.
The judge was not pleased with the EPA, who said they would go ahead and implement the regulation in the 37 states that did not sue to end it.
Judge Ralph R. Erickson called the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt “inexplicable, arbitrary and devoid of a reasoned process,” and issued an injunction preventing the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from claiming oversight of millions of acres of land that contain small bodies of water.
The EPA, though, said it will only honor the injunction in the 13 states that had sued, and will move forward with the rules in the rest of the country.
“In all other respects, the rule is effective on August 28,” the agency said in a statement. “The agencies are evaluating these orders and considering next steps in the litigation.”
Known as the Waters of the United States — or what critics call WOTUS for short — the new rules have been controversial from the start.
The Obama administration said it was trying to clear up confusion after an earlier court decision left it unclear how far the federal Clean Water Act stretched. That law gives the EPA power over “navigable” waters and any land where water runs off into those waters. But what that meant has been hotly debated.
Last year the administration wrote new definitions that would have subjected all waters within 4,000 feet of a navigable water to EPA review and control.
Critics said that would mean the EPA would control lands near ditches with no possible connection to the rivers and lakes that the law was designed to protect. The states that sued said the new rules would create a nightmare scenario of having to get permits and perform environmental studies on every gas or water pipeline, or reclamation or development project.
Judge Erickson, who sits in federal district court in North Dakota, said he’d looked at all the evidence he could, and couldn’t see how the EPAjustified the 4,000-foot standard.
“The rule asserts jurisdiction over waters that are remote and intermittent waters. No evidence actually points to how these intermittent and remote wetlands have any nexus to a navigable-in-fact water,” he wrote.
 
The judge's ruling represents another setback for the president in the courts, who appear to be the only body capable of stopping his massive power-grabs.  But this is probably only a temporary setback; other federal appeals courts have ruled in favor of the EPA on this issue, and one curmudgeonly judge who still believes in the rule of law and limits on federal power is not going to be allowed to stand in the way.
At bottom, this is all about control and the ability of government to interfere in the property rights of citizens.  This rule will not result in an ounce more of clean water.  But it will give the government the ability to harrass and sue private citizens for what they do with their own property.


Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2015/08/judge_blocks_epa_water_rule_epa_says_they_will_defy_injunction.html#ixzz3kA23Auaw 
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Obama Administration’s Direct Connection and Material Support for Known Terrorists Intent on Destroying America

                                The above comment needs no elaboration.
                                              The above comment needs no elaboration.

Why does Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS, and Hillary Clinton need an e-mail address while using a fake identity? The only answer that makes any sense is that they are both involved in criminal activities that they need to “keep off of the books”. Secondly, the fact that the attempted concealment of the Lerner and Clinton emails was being handled in the sam manner is not a coincidence. Whoever, created the attempted cover for Lerner, also created the identical strategy for Clinton. This means that Clinton and Lerner’s criminal behaviors are linked.
 Please visit this link from Mr. Shoebat’s article which shows to images which clearly proves the IRS Director, Lois Lerner, has used an alias when dealing with classified as well as engaging in illegal activities (e.g. Tea Party harassment) and Lerner’s signature is at the bottom of an United States tax exempt foundation request for terrorist Malick Obama, the President’s half brother, who is in charge of finance and arms procurement for the Muslim Brotherhood.
Mr. Shoebat is to be congratulated for a stellar piece of investigative journalism. Mr. Shoebat’s work fits hand in glove with what I have been reporting for the past two years and in the following paragraphs, I will demonstration one degree of separation contact between the Obama administration, Muslim Brotherhood terrorists and their joint intention to destroy the Constitution and the integrity of the United States government.
Other key discoveries, as reported by Mr. Shoebat, are as follows:
“Lerner headed the IRS division that processed applications for tax-exempt status. The IRS acknowledged last year that agents had improperly scrutinized applications for tax-exempt status by Tea Party and other conservative groups”.
Author’s Note: Isn’t it ironic that Lerner harasses American citizens (i.e. Tea Party organizations) operating within Constitutional boundaries, while giving aid and comfort to the enemy, Malik Obama?
“The IRS was able to generate 24,000 Lerner emails from the 2009 to 2011 because Lerner had copied in other IRS employees. The agency said it pieced together the emails from the computers of 83 other IRS employees.
But an untold number are gone. Camp’s office said the missing emails are mainly ones to and from people outside the IRS, “such as the White House,Treasury, Department of Justice, FEC, or Democrat offices.”
Author’s Note: This is exactly the same pattern as we are seeing with Hillary Clinton’s emails. In other words, whoever set up the private server for Clinton, so she could covertly communicate on matters of national security from a private email and under an alias, did the same thing with Lois Lerner’s emails as well. As this matter is looked into with more regularity, we will undoubtedly see the same pattern with other Obama administration officials. The plan is simple: Simply put all damning information on a private email, under an alias , and that information can be made to disappear when questions start being asked. I believe that Clinton and Lerner’s emails are the mere tip of the iceberg.

The Shoebat Take-Away From the Lerner/Clinton Email Scandals

The President and his half-brother, Malik Obama.
The President and his half-brother, Malik Obama.
It is clear, that while operating as an Obama senior official, Lois Lerner is aiding and abetting our terrorist enemies (e.g. Malik Obama). It is also clear that Clinton and Lerner are obfuscating the truth by illegally using private emails to conduct classified and top secret government business. This violates several provisions of our laws related to treason. And the mere fact that an alias is being used is speaks to an intent to obstruct justice and this is precisely what brought down the Nixon administration. We need no more information than we already possess to indict Hillary Clinton and Lois Lerner. There is no question that this scandal would end up in the Oval Office. However, there is a deeper aspect to this story which is extremely disturbing!

Judicial Watch, Hamas, Hezbollah, Russia and ISIS

ISIS base camp near El Paso.
Informed Americans were stunned when they learned of the presence of an ISIS camp eight miles from El Paso, TX. Judicial Watch connected ISIS to the Mexican drug cartels. As I previously reported, Hamas and Hezbollah are connected to the cartels. We have now seen evidence that the Obama administration is deeply connected to the Muslim Brotherhood and more proof, to this fact, will be offered near the end of this article.
Back in 2010, an internal memo was leaked from the Tucson Police Department. which stated that Islamic terrorist groups are commencing operations in Mexico and forming alarming ties with the country’s brutal drug cartels. In turn, the drug cartels are now associated with Hezbollah and ultimately their partner, Hamas. The memo also references a large weapons stockpile in Mexico as evidenced by the 2010 Tijuana arrest of Hezbollah militant Jameel Nasr, who was given the job of establishing a well-armed Hezbollah network in Mexico and South America. Nasr was apparently bringing this terror network north when he was captured. The memo also discussed the April 2009 arrest of Jamal Yousef in New York, which exposed a huge cache of assault rifles, hand grenades, explosives and anti-tank munitions. According to the report, the weapons were stored in Mexico, but only after being smuggled from Iraq by members of Hezbollah. As a temporary aside, where do you think ISIS is getting its weapons? The preceding references contained in the Tucson Police memo just answered that question.
The memo further warns that there could be dire consequences due to the new level of cooperation between Hezbollah and Mexico’s drug partnerships and this could be disastrous given Hezbollah’s advanced and new weapons capabilities. The report goes on to state that some Mexican criminal organizations have started using small IEDs which is clearly illustrative of the use of car bombs which is a hallmark trait of Islamic terrorists. IED’s are clearly the least of our worries with regard to the increased influx of MS-13 terrorists.
For the past eight plus years, the United States government has acknowledged the fact that Hamas and Hezbollah have strong ties to the Mexican drug cartels. We also know that Hamas, Hezbollah, al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood have partnered with the CIA in the formation of ISIS. Click this link to listen to former Special Operations Officer, Scott Bennett, establish that the CIA formed and is funding ISIS, with help.
In 2006, Rajab Hilal Hamida, a Muslim Brotherhood member serving in the Egyptian parliament, said:
“From my point of view, bin Ladin, al-Zawahiri and [the late radical Islamist] al-Zarqawiare not terrorists in the sense accepted by some. I support all their activities, since they are a thorn in the side of the Americans and the Zionists.”

In May 1991, The Muslim Brotherhood produced an “Explanatory Memorandum on the General Strategic Goal for the Group in North America.” This document was written by Mohamed Akram Adlouni, a member not only of MB’s governing Shura Council, but also of its Planning Committee, its “Special Committee,” its Curriculum Committee, its Palestine Committee (which provided “media, money and men” to Hamas), and its QZT Committee (a high-level entity identified only by its initials).
Asserting that the Brotherhood’s mission was to establish “an effective and … stable Islamic Movement” (EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS WOULD BE THE MODERN DAY ISIS) on the continent, this document outlined a “Civilization-Jihadist Process” for achieving that objective. It stated that Muslims “must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and ‘sabotaging’ its miserable house by their hands … so that … God’s religion [Islam] is made victorious over all other religions.” Through stealth jihad, the Brotherhood would seek to impose Islamic values and customs on the West in piecemeal fashion — gradually, incrementally gaining ever-greater influence over the culture. The memorandum listed some 29 like-minded “organizations of our friends” which sought to realize the same goal”.
There is more to this travesty as it has been revealed that “At a 1995 conference (hosted by theMuslim Arab Youth Association) in Toledo, Ohio, MB spiritual leader Yusuf al-Qaradawi vowed that Islam would “conquer Europe [and] America — not through sword but through Da’wa [proselytizing].” He also urged Muslims to “continue to fight the Jews” and “kill them.”
“In January 2010, Muhammad Badi [a.k.a. Muhammad Badie] was named as (the) Muslim Brotherhood’s new Supreme Guide. Badi has described the U.S. as an infidel nation that “does not champion moral and human values and cannot lead humanity.” He has characterized America and Israel as “the Muslim’s real enemies,” asserting that “[w]aging jihad against both of these infidels is a commandment of Allah that cannot be disregarded.” And he maintains that the “change that the [Muslim] nation seeks can only be attained through jihad and sacrifice and by raising a jihadi generation that pursues death just as the enemies pursue life.”
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Please permit me the opportunity to state the obvious: A senior Obama appointee, Lois Lerner the IRS Director, has been implicated in providing material support to a known and major MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD terrorist figure, Malik Obama. Malik Obama, the President’s half brother, has been granted undeniable special privilege under U.S. law and in granting that privilege, Lerner even used an alias and a private email server, initially, to complete the act. In other words, she knew what she was doing was treason and she was attempting to cover it up.  Again, the plot worsens.

The Refugee Resettlement Program

In light of these revealed facts, ask yourself why persecuted Christians from the Middle East cannot gain entry into the United States. However, anyone else (e.g. Muslims from Syria, Somalia, etc.) are not even screened as they are granted access to the United States by the thousands at a time in the Refugee Resettlement Program.  Once again, it only gets worse.

The Muslim Brotherhood Invasion of the White House

Is any interpretation needed to see where this is headed?
Is any interpretation needed to see where this is headed?

The Deputy Chief of Staff to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin

The embarrassed and disgraced wife of deposed Congressman, Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin, has undeniable family ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. In an interview with FrontPageMag, anti-Islamist activist and author Walid Shoebat explained that Huma’s mother, Saleha Abedin, is and was deeply involved with the Muslim Brotherhood and that Huma’s brother, Hassan, is on the board of the Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies (OCIS) where he is a fellow and partners with other board members including “Al-Qaeda associate, Omar Naseef and the notorious Muslim Brotherhood leader Sheikh Youssef Qaradawi; both have been listed as OCIS Trustees.” Has the FBI stopped vetting Federal governmental employees in highly sensitive positions?

Department of Homeland Security Deputy Mayor, Arif Alikhan


In the publication, Discover the Networks, the editors discuss the background as it relates to highly sensitive federal agency employment (e.g. DHS) and the Muslim terrorist affiliations ofArif Alikhan. Alikhan’s resume is very impressive.
  • “Former deputy mayor of Homeland Security and Public Safety for the City of Los Angeles
  • Was responsible for derailing the LAPD’s plan to monitor activities within the Los Angeles Muslim community
  • Was appointed as assistant secretary for the Office of Policy Development in Barack Obama’s Department of Homeland Security in 2009
  • Became a Professor of Homeland Security and Counterterrorism in 2010.”
  • Now serving as a distinguished, visiting professor at the National Defense University.
Alikhan was responsible for derailing the LAPD‘s efforts to monitor radical and potentially terrorist activities within the city’s Muslim community, where numerous radical mosques were known to have provided aid and comfort to the 9/11 hijackers.
Alikhan, an openly devout Sunni Muslim, has openly participated in a Muslim Public Affairs Council fundraiser titled “Be the Change,” in order to support that organization’s leadership-development programs which openly advocates for the Sharia Law takeover of the United States. The open support for this Sharia Law intention to overthrow the U.S. government, on the part of an American citizen, is illegal. When such an advocate is a Federal employee in a sensitive position this person should disqualify one from holding sensitive positions within the government.

Obama Administration Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships, Eboo Patel

If you were on the FBI team vetting Presidential appointees, would you grant your seal of approval to the grandson of the Muslim Brotherhood’s founder, Siraj Wahhaj, who was named as a co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and who has defended the convicted WTC bombers. Well, somebody thought Eboo Patel, the man in question would make a splendid member of Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships.
Additionally, Patel, himself, spoke at a Muslim Students Association and ISNA Convention, while appearing on a panel, and also being partnered with Tariq Ramadan.
Ramadan is the grandson of Siraj Wahhaj, who was named as a possible co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and has defended the convicted WTC bombers. Wahhaj allegedly advocates for the Islamic takeover of America under the banner of Sharia Law.

Conclusion

In the two plus years I have written about the interconnections between the drug cartels and known terrorist groups along with their connection to this administration, very few people wanted to listen. Perhaps now, Americans will collectively sit up, take notice and fight back. Please forgive me, because I have a tendency to be over optimistic.

http://www.thecommonsenseshow.com/2015/08/26/obama-administrations-direct-connection-and-material-support-for-known-terrorists-intent-on-destroying-america/? 

Minn. Terrorism suspect granted class-A truck driving license. Would also like to drive school buses.

Semis and school busses. What could go wrong?
I don't even really know what to say about this.  Is it insane? Yes.  Is it further evidence that this country isn't really interested in dealing with the threat of homegrown radical Islam? Yes. Is it a painfully obvious recipe for disaster? You bet.
However, according to FOX 9 Minneapolis, it's also the truth. A man whose name appears on the no-fly list thanks to his efforts to radicalize young people has been given a Class-A commercial driver's license.  That allows him to drive large semi-trucks that he can fill with whatever totally legal items he pleases.
...Oh and he'd like to drive school busses too:
 A Minnesota man, who Homeland Security identifies as a terror suspect who is on the “No Fly” list, now has his Class A commercial license, which will allow him to drive semi-trucks.
The FOX 9 Investigators revealed last May that Amir Meshal was attempting to get his Class A license from a South St. Paul Truck Driving School. The $4,000 tuition was paid for through the state workforce program. 
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety confirms he was granted the license after passing a road test on August 8. A spokesperson said Meshal has also applied for a school bus endorsement, pending the outcome of a criminal background check.
Since they wouldn't want you thinking Amir Meshal's status as a terrorist threat is some kind of error, the Department of Homeland security is bluntly claiming he really is a danger to himself and others. They've made it clear that he's completely capable of committing a violent terrorist act, and they're worried he might attack the nation's government or its civil aviation interests.
In May 2014, Meshal was removed from a Bloomington, Minn. mosque, Al Farooq, after he was suspected of radicalizing young people who would later travel to Syria. According to the police report, religious leaders said, “We have concerns about Meshal interacting with our youth.”  Meshal had previously been asked to leave an Eden Prairie, Minn. mosque for similar reasons.
The ACLU recently sued TSA and Homeland Security to have Meshal removed from the “No Fly” list.  But Homeland Security responded in a letter obtained by the FOX 9 Investigators that Meshal, “..may be a threat to civil aviation or national security,” adding that, “It has been determined that you (Amir Meshal) are an individual who represents a threat of engaging in or conducting a violent act of terrorism and who is operationally capable of doing so.”
In 2007, Meshal, a U.S. citizen of Egyptian descent, was arrested in Kenya by the FBI, suspected of leaving a terror training camp in Somalia.
So, good news, Minnesotans! This guy can't get on a plane, but he will soon have access to large, empty, containers on wheels. Heck, he might even be taking your kids to school.
Please, someone tell me again how we're taking the domestic terrorist threat seriously.
 http://www.caintv.com/man-on-terror-watch-list-grant