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Obamacare much more expensive to the middle class than originally stated, now, the Obama administration to impose MORE regulations on gasoline that will drive the cost up. Why does he hate the middle class so much?

John "By God" American 2013/04/01 10:58:34
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New regulations to be announced by the Environmental Protection Agency
Friday are set to push the already-high price of gas up by a further 9
cents a gallon, petroleum industry experts are warning.



“There is a tsunami of federal regulations coming out of the EPA that
could put upward pressure on gasoline prices. EPA’s proposed fuel
regulations are the latest example,” Bob Greco, director of the American
Petroleum Institute Downstream Group, told Newsmax.



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The regulations, aimed at reducing the amount of sulfur emissions, will
add as much as 9 cents, according to industry experts, although the
administration insisted the cost at the pump would be lower.



The Washington Post quoted a senior administration official saying the
new standards would cost less than a penny a gallon and have the same
environmental impact as taking 33 million cars off the road.



Congressional Republicans lashed out at the new regulations.



“The Obama administration cannot be more out of touch,” GOP Rep. Ed
Whitfield of Kentucky, chairman of a House Energy subcommittee, told
Newsmax. “With hard-pressed families already struggling to afford each
fill-up, Congress needs to take a hard look at any new EPA regulation
that may raise the price at the pump.



“This is just another example of an overzealous EPA,” Whitfield said.



The EPA says the rules are needed because high sulfur content reduces
the effectiveness of catalytic converters, causing more emissions to be
released into the air.



The EPA rule will force 49 states to follow regulations already in place
in California that set stricter standards on gasoline’s sulfur content.
Currently, states can have 30 parts of sulfur per million, but the new
rules will lower it further to 10 parts.



The industry has already cut sulfur content by 90 percent in recent
years, from 300 parts per million to 30 parts, at a cost of $10 billion,
Charles Drevna, president of the American Fuel and Petrochemical
Manufacturers, told The New York Times.



The new rules would cost another $10 billion, Drevna claimed.



The Petroleum Institute’s Greco told Newsmax, “Our government should not
be adding unnecessary regulations that raise manufacturing costs,
especially when there are no proven environmental benefits.



“We should not pile on new regulations when existing regulations are working,” he added.



Greco said the new rules would increase greenhouse gas emissions because of the “energy-intensive equipment required to comply.”



Republican House Energy Committee Chairman Fred Upton of Michigan said
the move was another example of the Obama administration’s misguided
energy policy.



“Instead of raising gas prices, the Obama administration should focus on
bringing stability and greater supplies to our energy markets by
green-lighting projects like the Keystone XL pipeline, which will bring
approximately 1 million barrels per day of oil from a close ally to the
United States,” Upton told Newsmax.



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The EPA’s proposal has been ready for 15 months but was delayed until
after the election to avoid making rising gas prices a major campaign
issue, The New York Times reported.




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  • Mary Mary Peewee ... 2013/04/01 13:28:53 (edited)
    Mary Mary
    +2
    You're not doing to well yourselves. Might be time to stop all expenses to ex presidents and politicians seeing they are millionaires. You'd thing they would offer, the greedy arses, so much for caring about their country.
  • Peewee ... Mary Mary 2013/04/01 13:31:12
    Peewee ~PWCM~JLA
    +2
    I couldn't agree more.
  • Mary Mary Peewee ... 2013/04/01 13:32:33
    Mary Mary
    +2
    Time for bed, have a good week, night
  • Peewee ... Mary Mary 2013/04/01 13:34:19
    Peewee ~PWCM~JLA
    +1
    g'nite.
  • Dogzebr... Mary Mary 2013/04/01 13:54:04
  • JT For ... Dogzebr... 2013/04/01 14:28:35
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/01 14:27:55
    JT For Political Reform
    +3
    And until the present day, people still came to the United States from all those countries you show to get health care they couldn't get in their home countries. Now we have slid down to where they are all at.
  • John "B... JT For ... 2013/04/01 14:29:15
    John "By God" American
    +3
    Equality of the masses. The obsession of progressives
  • JT For ... John "B... 2013/04/01 14:51:16
    JT For Political Reform
    +2
    You said it brother!
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/01 14:59:46
    Mary Mary
    +1
    ALL those countries, I doubt that very much. I'm darn sure Aussie don't.
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/01 19:25:16
    JT For Political Reform
    Of course you doubt it. You don't believe anything unless it comes from you.
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/01 22:14:08
    Mary Mary
    +1
    The flight to America would cost more than the treatment, your daft you are.
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/01 23:38:09
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/01 23:55:02 (edited)
    Mary Mary
    +1
    Lol,you think Australia isn't one of the world leaders in cancer success. I'm not in Canada.
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/02 00:00:02
    JT For Political Reform
    Not very bright are you? I don't think you understand one single thing anyone on this thread says.
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/02 00:02:25
    Mary Mary
    +1
    I think you're the daft one. Why give examples of Canada when I don't even live there. Australia can treat cancer as well as American and its free on Medicare here.
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/02 12:23:48
    JT For Political Reform
    You must have concrete between your ears.
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/02 12:26:04
    Mary Mary
    +1
    That's a terrific response. I suppose when you have no argument that's all you can say.
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/02 12:39:14
    JT For Political Reform
    All you do is argue without thinking. That was the whole point and once again it flew over your head like an F-22 Raptor. LMAO!
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/02 12:43:51
    Mary Mary
    +1
    Gee, try debating.
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/02 18:44:29
    JT For Political Reform
    Try listening instead of jabbering. You smell the coffee but can't find the pot.
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/03 01:25:54
    Mary Mary
    +1
    You have no argument so you throw these silly accusations
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/03 10:57:51
    JT For Political Reform
    All you do is argue and most of it is totally worthless drivel. You probably argue with yourself in the mirror. The very few I've seen agree with you about anything are as empty headed as you.

    People like you don't hesitate to speak their minds because they have nothing to lose.
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/03 12:47:08
    Mary Mary
    +1
    Lol if it's worthless dribble, why bother arguing with me. I think your very jealous Australia has such a strong economy.
    Dammed socialists lol ROTFL
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/03 12:59:06
    JT For Political Reform
    Because you bring out the stupid that is so funny to laugh at.

    I heard you're so ugly your husband goes everywhere alone. LMAO!
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/03 13:04:25
    Mary Mary
    +1
    My husband has just been diognosed with cancer, thanks for that. I love when you jealous morons can't win you have to get personal. Thank you
  • JT For ... Mary Mary 2013/04/03 18:19:16
    JT For Political Reform
    What's that got to do with this? I'm sorry for him in more ways than one.
  • Mary Mary JT For ... 2013/04/03 22:10:42
    Mary Mary
    Best you just leave me alone. Getting personal is not part of the deal here.
  • John "B... Mary Mary 2013/04/04 03:51:59
    John "By God" American
    I'm very sorry about that, Mary. There's a ton of alternative and holistic stuff on the net that kills cancer. I can tell you that Carnivora has something to it. I got that for me along with the lymph drain. My German Shepard developed a tumor that was about the size of a soccer ball so I decided to try it on him. I was too late and had to put him down which totally sucked, but within 4 days, the tumor was redused to about 1/5 the size.
  • Mary Mary John "B... 2013/04/04 11:00:31
    Mary Mary
    +1
    Thank you John, he has prostrate cancer. He has another biopsy tomorrow to make sure it hasn't spread. He is in great spirits. He gets his prostrate out on 30th.
    That's amazing about that tumor. If you don't mind I'll PM you.
    Thanks
  • Idiot r... Mary Mary 2013/04/01 23:57:07
    Idiot repubs
    +1
    Hey, they are all first world countries. I guess the crazy right wingers are just lying or uneducated.
  • JT For ... Idiot r... 2013/04/02 00:01:21
    JT For Political Reform
    +1
    Nothing is more uneducated than a subject of the king. You voted your citizenship away to be a sheep of the far left. Talk about stupid!
  • Mary Mary Idiot r... 2013/04/03 12:48:25
    Mary Mary
    Are you saying every country with universal healthcare are third world countries ???
  • Idiot r... Mary Mary 2013/04/03 15:36:05
    Idiot repubs
    +1
    Nope, just that the US is the only one with out it. The silly right wingers can't even figure out that it is a bad thing.
  • Mary Mary Idiot r... 2013/04/03 15:39:02
  • Kurt 2013/04/01 13:11:22 (edited)
    Because he can.
    Kurt
    +1
    Honestly, why does either side hate the middle class so much? The republicans take from the middle class to give to rich and Democrats take from the middle class and give to the poor. For Obama he was rich before he became president doubt he will hard off afterward.
  • JT For ... Kurt 2013/04/01 14:32:17
    JT For Political Reform
    +2
    Both political parties are run by the rich 1%. Neither party is for the average Joe. When people finally get that through their heads, they will see the fatal mistake they made by allowing an elite fraud to become president. The problem is when that reality finally hits home, it will be too late to do anything about it.
  • All American 2013/04/01 13:05:12
    None of the above
    All American
    +2
    This is a clear-cut case of liberal idealism clashing with reality. Reality always wins.
  • ☆astac☆~PWCM 2013/04/01 12:56:50
    None of the above
    ☆astac☆~PWCM
    +3
    We knew this prior to the politicians passing the bill without reading it. The progressives did not want affordable health care, they want to limit what health care we get, and to make it more expensive, that was their goal
  • WannaBeRSC the Contrarian SOB 2013/04/01 11:50:34
    Because he can.
    WannaBeRSC the Contrarian SOB
    +10
    Destruction of the family (the basic unit of a stable society) is a core tactic used by all progressive statists.
    Consider; He did promise "Change".

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