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Clean air; I guess not

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  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    Mr. Pruit ( EPA) wants to turn back the Obama "clean power" program; he says: "The war on coal has ended". Yes this country has plenty of idiots in these functions. The result will be: more people with cancer; more global warming as well natural disasters. But yeah the "cancer" will not be treated because of no decent healthcare either. I think they should built more "nuthouses" here for these filthy S.O.B.'s who the asshole "kid" appointed.
  • Liberal Democrat
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    Colorado Springs, CO
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    None of this should come as a surprise. Trump ran a campaign where he promised to undo every single one of President Obama's achievements. The executive actions were the easy part. All that remains is to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

    This is what the voters voted for. Trump promised and Trump is delivering on those promises. He has not given up on repeal and replace either. Whatever it is replaced with will no longer be called ObamaCare.

    As much as we call Trump a buffoon, bigot, incompetent, liar and many more things, and point towards his low polling, he and his Republican are slowly dismantling the Obama legacy...AS PROMISED.

    Elections have consequences.

  • Strongly Liberal Democrat
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    Portland, OR
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    Schmidt Wrote: Elections have consequences.

    They absolutely do.

    Donald's far right-wing judicial picks will very likely rule in favor of Pruitt's rule change too.

    This is what happens when people, including the Bernie or Busters, vote for a narcissistic sociopath who promised to undo all things Obama. Nothing will save this rule change from being enacted because the Republican party controls the White House, Congress, and now the Courts. There is no check on Donald's power.

    The only silver lining is that big business is moving away from coal and towards other sources of energy. Pruitt can declare the war on coal is over all he wants, but the war on coal was lost by coal companies years ago.

  • Liberal Democrat
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    Kenosha, WI
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    Now republicans can pursue their scorch the earth policies. We're going backwards folks. The teabaggers wanted to thake their country back, maybe we're headed back to the 1800's with wooden wagon wheels and everybody carries a 45 on their hip.
  • Liberal Democrat
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    Kenosha, WI
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    FRONTLINE: War on the EPA

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