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Idaho firm that beat EPA
in court now targeted by
Army Corps of Engineers?

PJ Media, by Bryan Preston

Original Article

Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 1/28/2014 2:52:20 PM

Nearly two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court smacked down the Environmental Protection Agency in a landmark property rights case. The court ruled that the EPA was overstepping its bounds in going after the Sackett family of Idaho. In 2007 the Sacketts wanted to build their dream home on their own land, but the EPA swept in and tried to stop them, arguing that their land was a “wetland.” It wasn’t a wetland, the Sacketts tried to go to court to win their property rights back, but the EPA ruled that they had no right even to defend themselves in court.

Comments:
Gangster government, thugocracy, etc.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: envirodude, 1/28/2014 3:00:35 PM     (No. 9709346)

If I had a government dream job, it would be with the US Army Corps of Engineers. How would you know they were stonewalling your permit? It already takes months to get one. And if the guy reviewing your application takes a month off for vacation, your sits on his desk.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/28/2014 3:10:48 PM     (No. 9709362)

Obie´s thugs are everywhere. It´s like a cancer on our entire goverment! It´s way past time for some massive CHEMO!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/28/2014 3:29:50 PM     (No. 9709404)

obama and his criminal associates are on a personal, vindictive, immoral mission with little concern about legal constraints. If an agency ruling such as described in this article gets tossed out, they just come at citizens from another angle. If you think the political persecution is bad now, wait until after the 2014 election. That´s when zippy and "all the other hitler youth" put on the brass knuckles and the virtual scorched earth policy kicks in.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 1/28/2014 3:34:28 PM     (No. 9709410)

It sounds like just another slow moving bureaucracy that has survived past its prime.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 1/28/2014 3:46:34 PM     (No. 9709424)

We´ve replaced the democracy we hold so dear with a thugocracy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: richwill, 1/28/2014 4:12:23 PM     (No. 9709454)

I thought "thugacracy," was a racist term? It is common knowledge that if a mud-puddle forms on your property it is now a wetland.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 1/28/2014 4:31:19 PM     (No. 9709474)

I am a very optimistic person and I have a gut feeling the squatter and his squatees will evacuate DC before the election, either by resignation or by indictment. Either way works for me.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/28/2014 4:34:25 PM     (No. 9709477)

I think we´ve passed Venezuela and are heading toward Haiti or Zimbabwe. Hope the pubbies don´t mess up in this years election

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Silly Old Me, 1/28/2014 5:14:13 PM     (No. 9709518)

#8, the Pubbies are already working on messing up the coming election. Immigration reform, yeah, that should do it!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/28/2014 5:48:04 PM     (No. 9709551)

The Army Corps of Engineers reports to the Pentagon. Now there´s a defense budget cut I can agree with.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/28/2014 10:43:36 PM     (No. 9709794)

Did the orders come down from the Spite House to retaliate by using the "Corpse of Engineers?"

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