19 Feb 2011, 8:07pm
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House votes to block EPA’s global warming power

AP, Feb 18, 2011 [here]

The Republican-controlled House has voted to block the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases that [some] scientists say cause global warming.

The 249-177 vote added the regulation ban to a sweeping spending bill that would fund the government through Sept. 30. The restriction is opposed by the Obama administration, which is using its regulatory powers to curb greenhouse gases after global warming legislation collapsed last year. … [more]

Note: In addition, the vote eliminated the US Government’s $1.3 million annual contribution to funding the United Nations’ controversial Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

And the US House voted 240-185, to halt federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

And the US House voted to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from using funds to carry out so-called “net neutrality” regulations created last December. Those regulations would have subjected the Internet to government controls and censorship.

And the US House voted to block spending any federal funds on Obama’s nine czars, or “special presidential advisers” who have never been confirmed by Congress (another of Obama’s attempted end runs around the U.S. Constitution).



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