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Sat Jun 4, 2016, 08:49 PM

Obama's Fracking Legacy

Obama Administration OKs Offshore Fracking in California

The Center for Biological Diversity, the environmental group that filed a lawsuit that resulted in the moratorium, said Friday it is considering filing another suit in light of the agencies' decision.
"Offshore fracking is just an incredibly dangerous activity and we certainly wish the federal government was taking stronger actions to protect our oceans and our coast," Miyoko Sakashita, the director of the center's oceans program, told the Union-Tribune.


Let's see. (1) Off-shore fracking. (2) TPP. (3) Trillion dollar modernization of our bloated nuclear weapons program.

Obama is going out with a big bang for corporate bucks from Super Lobbyists like this:

LEADING DEMOCRATIC SUPER-LOBBYIST and Hillary Clinton bundler Heather Podesta derided President Obamas lobbying reforms Wednesday, while laughing off concerns about her own sky-high compensation.

I think Obama hurt himself by taking such an arms-length posture with the Washington community, Podesta, a multimillionaire who has represented chemical companies, health insurers, and for profit-colleges, told Voxs Ezra Klein. By attacking Washington in that way, there was a bit of a brain drain. And a lost opportunity.

As for the idea of taking money out of politics, I just find it preposterous, she said. It is not the lobbying class that keeps people from taking hard votes, its the member themselves, Podesta claimed.

Yep. No chance of corrupt influence here folks. Move along.

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