The Gruberization of environmental policies


The title should be:”EPA Rolls Back Human Health, Safety, and Prosperity”.

Watts Up With That?

Gruber Gruber

Accumulation of fraudulent EPA regulations impacts energy, economy, jobs, families and health

Guest essay by Paul Driessen

Call it the Gruberization of America’s energy and environmental policies.

Former White House medical consultant Jonathan Gruber pocketed millions of taxpayer dollars before infamously explaining how ObamaCare was enacted. “Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage,” he said. “It was really, really critical to getting the bill passed.” At least one key provision was a “very clever basic exploitation of the lack of economic understanding of the American voter.”

The Barack Obama/Gina McCarthy Environmental Protection Agency is likewise exploiting its lack of transparency and most Americans’ lack of scientific understanding. EPA bureaucrats and their hired scientists, pressure groups and PR flacks are getting rich and powerful by implementing costly, punitive, dictatorial regulations “for our own good,” and pretending to be honest and publicly spirited.

EPA’s latest regulatory onslaught is its “Clean…

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3 thoughts on “The Gruberization of environmental policies

  1. Outrage over Gruber is fine, so long as you recognize that pomposity and fooling the people are normal, not highly unusual; I mean, WMDs or the bush tax cuts that were “temporary” so bush could evade CBO scoring rules…you are, if I may say so, hypocritical if you don’t have roughly equal outrage for these things to (not to mention, we make our own reality, mission accomplished, etc)

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    1. Did you even bother to read the linked article? It has little to do with Gruber, and everything to do with how destructive and politicized the EPA has become. Your rush to point out the sins of the previous administration merely reveal your political bias.

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