Obama eyes taking control of the Arctic, adding to Monuments Act


In a well thought out piece, we learn that Obama has eyes on the Arctic. Of course, to remove any opportunity for oil and gas exploration and adding to the larder of government controlled land and water. In the last year alone added 750,000 acres. All under the Monuments Act. The result? No turning back. Of course he will do this and much more. Here tis;

In September President Obama created the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, roping off around 5,000 square miles in waters near the coast of Cape Cod. The month before, he designated over 440,000 square miles in the Pacific off the coast of Hawaii.

Now, as the president begins his lame duck stint, environmental groups are pressuring him to turn his focus to Arctic waters, with the goal of permanently banning oil and gas development in the region. And that prospect has become even more likely following last week’s election result and the advent of a Trump Administration, which has pledged to provide industry with greater access.

President Obama‘s use of the 1906 Antiquities Act is already unmatched. In an effort to secure his environmental legacy, his administration has created or enlarged 26 national monuments since 2011, including 14 in just the past year and a half, collectively totaling more than 750,000 square miles.

Any national monument designation is effectively final. That means portions of America’s Arctic Ocean bestowed with monument status would be removed from oil and gas development forever, even if a later administration, with the benefit of hindsight, wanted to reverse the order.

If environmental groups are successful in banning offshore oil and gas development, it will have dire and lasting consequences. More at Washington Examiner

Obama gobbles up 400,000 square miles for the government 

President Obama, with the stroke of a pen, created the world’s largest ocean reserve on Friday off Hawaii, 400,000 square miles, days after designating a massive federal monument in Maine – moves that have angered local lawmakers who accuse the president of disregarding the impact on residents.

I just got done posting on August 22, 2016 Obama and the Greenies seeking massive land grab in Utah

Now more:

Try this one out:

Obama Designates National Monument in Maine, to Dismay of Some New York Times3 days ago

Mr. Obama designated more than 87,500 acres of rugged terrain

It became by far the largest region of federal parkland in Maine, surpassing the 48,900-acre Acadia National Park on the coast

Hawaii

Obama used a presidential proclamation to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii by over 400,000 square miles. The preserve now stretches 582,578 square miles, the world’s largest marine protected area. .

Keep reading…

Previous posts of land grabs that may be of interest:

Obama to claim half million acres today under ‘Monument act’ UPDATE .Then we have President Obama designates five new national monuments add Obama Stretches ‘Antiquities Act’ to Include Three New National .

I will give you this one  With 3 California Sites, Obama Nearly Doubles Public Land and we have 

The government already owns two-thirds of the 13 Western states. This doesn’t include State and Local government ownership.

23 Responses to “Obama eyes taking control of the Arctic, adding to Monuments Act”

  1. Obama eyes taking control of the Arctic, adding to Monuments Act | BUNKERVILLE | God, Guns and Guts Comrades! | Losing American Land Says:

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  3. Peppermint Says:

    Obama is never going to go away, but stay around, criticize everything Trump does and keep blathering. I think he’s just as dangerous now as he has been and he will continue to be a danger to our country in the future. I don’t know why I ever thought, (a long time ago) that when we were rid of him, he’d be gone our of our lives. But, no his activism and meddling will continue ad nausea.

    Can Trump do anything to reverse what he’s doing on these land grabs? In the article it said it’s final. I hate to think that’s true. The Feds have no business land grabbing huge amounts of our country. Just my opinion.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      There are a few reports that Congress might be able to do something as far as funding but it is very iffy. Yes, I had the same feeling that we would be done with him but his ego will be out there for the rest of our lives I am afraid.

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  4. Steve Dennis Says:

    He still has about two months left and now he has nothing to lose so he is probably more dangerous than ever!

    Liked by 2 people

    • bunkerville Says:

      Agree. The regs should slow down. He has to post 60 days notice in the Federal Register of impending rules before implementation. Thats why we had almost 600 pages of rules last week,

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  5. teelee2013 Says:

    He is Satan’s puppet. And that it can’t be reversed should be revisited somehow.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Sounds like he will be hanging around D.C after Trump gets in.

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  6. Sparky Says:

    That is terrible. The man who calls himself Obama truly is “heaping up coals of fire on his head” [Proverbs 25:22; Romans 12:20] for the last days when he will be judged. No matter he does, or tries to do to us, will be nothing compared to what he is punished for eternally. I do pray that President Trump can reverse and/or de-fund all of his mischievous, unconstitutional ‘laws’. It’s been done to Kings it can certainly be done to our alleged President.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      I think Trump will give it a good try.

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  7. Just Simply Linda Says:

    Shaking my head….sigh….just a never ending thing with him. And he is threatening the president elect saying he will speak up when Trump isn’t doing things right…why can’t he just be quiet like Bush. Sigh.

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    • Lorra B. Says:

      He can’t be quiet like Bush because his round ones are bigger than his brain and his ego even bigger!

      Liked by 3 people

      • bunkerville Says:

        Yes, he is planning on “Community Organzing” again. At least we packed up the Clintons.

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      • Lorra B. Says:

        Amen to THAT!!

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    • bunkerville Says:

      He is really wearing thin….

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  8. Brittius Says:

    Reblogged this on Brittius.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Thanks again

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      • Brittius Says:

        You’re welcome.

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  9. Laura Bernard Mielcarek Says:

    I don’t really expect Trump to fix this because he can’t fix everything that is wrong with our government, lol.

    This is just another example – of the numerous examples – of the stupid Congress illegally transferring power to the president. And the collective stupidity of the states and the People for allowing it. And the arrogant, illegitimate SCOTUS thinking they can decide what Congress is authorized to do instead of following what the Constitution says Congress can do.

    Bunker, you posts are better than espressos for getting my blood pumping and me all fired up for work!! 🙂

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Stupid is way too kind! What country goes about destroying itself. Only in America. But I am enjoying the temper tantrums of those who are frustrated that the completion of their agenda has been halted for now.

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      • Laura Bernard Mielcarek Says:

        There are many adjectives I could use, but ‘stupid’ was easy, lol.

        I am definitely enjoying the meltdowns!

        Unfortunately a couple family members are part of that group. My daughter, sigh, and my cousin, who is ‘biracial.’

        I never even thought of her as biracial. Never thought of my cousin – her father – or my uncle as being another ‘race.’

        I don’t do that, I refuse. If you’re human, you’re the same race I am. Skin color means nothing. Only those from another planet are a different race.

        So, my beloved family members posted on their FB pages after Trump won that silly thing saying “If you aren’t part of the victimized groups, you don’t get to decide whether or not those groups are allowed to be afraid.”

        I wanted to, but wisely refrained from, replying with, “As part of your family, I firmly believe believe it’s incumbent upon me to tell you, with all the love in the world, that your fear is unreasonable and based on nothing but lies.”

        😀

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  10. petermac3 Says:

    This speaks volumes about a system that allows a self appointed despot the power to f__k up in perpetuity a nation he hates… In perpetuity.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      And I am sure he is just getting started. He will leave his poison pills behind under every rock.

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