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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 10 years ago

Did you know that Obama's Interior department was found in CONTEMPT of court during the offshore moratorium?

On Thursday, Louisiana Federal District Court Judge Martin Feldman found that the Obama Interior Department was in contempt of his ruling that the offshore oil drilling moratorium, imposed by the administration in 2010, was unconstitutional. After Feldman struck down the initial drilling ban, the Interior Department simply established a second ban that was virtually identical.

Judge Feldman forcefully admonished the administration's attempt to circumvent his 2010 decision: "Such dismissive conduct, viewed in tandem with the reimposition of a second blanket and substantively identical moratorium and in light of the national importance of this case, provide this Court with clear and convincing evidence of the government’s contempt of this Court’s preliminary injunction order."


Chicago politics baby!

5 Answers

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Yes of course I know, but that didn't stop Comrade O and his merry band of thieves from charging ahead. That's what the anointed do.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    the entire admin is in contempt of court. if they don't like some legislation or a court order limiting their power on something, they just ignore it

  • Nice link....

    Obama is committed to Greater Transparency and Better Government

    He signed an order banning gifts from lobbyists to anyone in the Executive Branch.

    He signed an order banning anyone from working in an agency they had lobbied in previous years. He also put strict limits on lobbyists’ access to the White House.

    He held the first-ever first online town hall from the White House, and took questions from the public.

    The Obama White House became the first to stream every White House event, live.

    He established a central portal for Americans to find service opportunities.

    He provided the first voluntary disclosure of the White House Visitors Log in history.

    He crafted an Executive Order on Presidential Records, which restored the 30-day time frame for former presidents to review records, and eliminated the right for the vice president or family members of former presidents to do the reviews. This will provide the public with greater access to historic White House documents, and severely curtails the ability to use executive privilege to shield them.

    He improved aspects of the Freedom of Information Act, and issued new guidelines to make FOIA more open and transparent in the processing of FOIA requests.

  • 10 years ago

    Obamas belief has always been....Do what you want and by the time the courts get to you, the damage has already been done !

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    that court deserves to be held in contempt itself

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