Baltimore suit of 26 energy companies for injuries sustained in climate change, heatwaves, continues

 

Setting aside as to whether this legal matter should be in State versus Federal Court, the end result is to go after the big pockets of big companies for big bucks.

In the process, of course, we do untold damage to important industries that we need or want for our country’s wheels to go round. In this case in Baltimore against energy companies.

Another example of this type of action is suing various drug manufacturers for billions of dollars regarding Opioids.  Continuing this course will either bankrupt the companies, or damage them to the extent of limiting the research funds available for new discoveries.

The opioid manufacturers included in the lawsuit are Purdue Pharma, Cephalon, Inc. and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, while the opioid distributors are McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health, Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. More than 1,800 lawsuits have been filed against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies.

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On June 10, Judge Ellen L. Hollander of the United States District Court of Maryland ruled that the City of Baltimore’s case against 26 energy companies should be returned to the state court. Although this rules in favor of the plaintiff’s motion to remand the case to state court, this isn’t a clear-cut advantage for the plaintiffs.

Judge Hollander stayed her order for 30 days, giving the defendants nearly a month to appeal her decision. The defendants had argued that the case belonged in federal court because the claims made in the lawsuit were of global impact:

The 26 oil and gas companies targeted by the lawsuit are all but certain to appeal, which will prolong Baltimore’s case further, demonstrating how climate litigation does not provide an efficient or effective means to address climate change’s damages and causes.

The case, which the City of Baltimore originally filed in July 2018, sought to hold 26 fossil fuel companies liable for injuries the city had sustained from climate change, including severe storms, which had allegedly increased the average sea level, in addition to heatwaves that were associated with public health impacts. Sher Edling, a prominent law firm in climate litigation, is representing the City of Baltimore.

Former Mayor Catherine Pugh decided to move ahead with the case, despite decisions against similar lawsuits in California and New York only days before Baltimore’s filing. In California, District Judge William Alsup determined in May 2018 that cases brought by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland against energy companies belonged in the federal judiciary, and strongly questioned key parts of the case, including the allegation that energy companies had created a “public nuisance” against an entire community. Rebuking the plaintiffs, he stated, “If we didn’t have fossil fuels, would have lost [World War II] and every other war. Planes wouldn’t fly. Trains wouldn’t run. And we’d be back in the Stone Age.”

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Juries are more than happy to dole out big bucks. Get a Progressive Judge and the result is about the same as well.

BONUS TIME:  Just in: The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Virginia law that bans mining at the nation’s largest known uranium deposit.

Bloomberg

Sure, why not stop our Uranium production after Hillary was kind enough to give 20 percent of our deposits to the Russians.

Other than that, all is well in the swamp.

 

 

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Parents suing for “Wrongful birth” – Child has Down Syndrome

 

If we thought legally killing a baby up to an including birth wasn’t bad enough try this one on for size…”wrongful birth.” You see, we must desensitize ourselves that life has meaning. Anyone who doesn’t get it, needs to pay a price. In this case a law suit. This level of madness goes along with euthanasia. Assisted suicide. How soon before it is mandatory lights out for those who are no longer productive?

…. An Australian couple’s daughter – now a little girl of four years old – has Down syndrome. The couple had not been expecting this, as both a doctor and a sonographer had told them during an appointment in August of 2014 that the risk of a chromosomal abnormality was in the “low range” and that further testing was unnecessary. They turned out to have been mistaken, and the child had to spend several weeks in intensive care with a feeding tube following her birth.

While most parents would simply have felt overwhelming relief that their daughter turned out to be okay, one suspects that these particular parents did not: They are now suing both the clinic and the attending doctor for “wrongful birth,” claiming that the failure of the medical staff to alert them to their daughter’s condition was a mistake that allowed her to be born. If they had known she had Down syndrome, they would have ensured that she did not make it out of the womb alive by procuring an abortion. The “damages” that the couple are seeking include the cost of raising their unwanted little girl.

They are also suing for “maintenance costs” and the loss of future earnings that they anticipate as a result of being the parents of a child with a disability. In short: Their daughter is an inconvenience, and they would like the medical professionals who failed to let them know she had Down syndrome so that they could have her killed to pay for their daughter’s upbringing. After all, if they’d had their way, she would be dead, and they would be free. But because she ended up in their arms rather than in a dumpster, they are suing a clinic.

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How about a bit of a refresher? This has been the plan lest we forget:

George Bernard Shaw: Justify Your Existence

 

 

Closer we get to what Obama’s Obamacare was/is all about:

Jane asks the President if her 100 year old mother (now 105) would have gotten a pacemaker under his plan. Well now that’s a tough one … that costs a lot and maybe we will have to say, just take a pill. Priceless.

 

 

Obama said

We will change the way we pay for health care – not by procedure or the number of days spent in a hospital, but with new incentives for doctors and hospitals to prevent injuries and improve results. . . . If we’re wrong, and Medicare costs rise faster than we expect, this approach will give the independent commission (Death Panels) the authority to make additional savings by further improving Medicare.”

From: Belgium Eyes Child Euthanasia – How far behind are we?

 

Bonus: California solves Medi-Cal deficit by using $5400 Euthanasia drug

So, by NOT allowing people on Medi-Cal cancer doctors, you assure their death—and by using the $5400 lethal dose, taxpayers save money.  Is this unethical, immoral or just good business by government?  This is the same government that spends tens of millions of dollars to keep murderers alive on death row.  Confused?

From the California Catholic Conference story:

Without fanfare or announcement, Governor Brown’s proposed 2016 Budget recommends $2.3 million dollars to allow California to purchase lethal drugs for Medi-Cal patients who want their physician to help them commit suicide. California would pay an estimated $5,400 per patient just for the drugs yet Medi-Cal patients still have no access to palliative care (designed to improve the quality of life for patients and their family facing serious illnesses.) Even more incredibly, a recent study has shown that Medi-Cal recipients have only a one in three chance of even getting cancer treatments under the system and often cannot obtain second opinions.

Other than that, all is well in the swamp.

 

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Mexico reinforces border checks amid US pressure – video

 

This no less from ABC news and the AP. What congress refuses to do, Trump has twisted enough arms in Mexico to have at least this one feel good story for a Monday.

Mexican authorities increased immigration enforcement along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants.

 

The National Migration Institute said 1,000 immigration agents had been deployed in the north and south of Mexico. The deployment comes as Mexico faces heightened pressure from the U.S. to reduce the surge of mostly Central American migrants through its territory. Mexico plans to position 6,000 National Guard troops by Tuesday to its southern border with Guatemala. More at ABC News

 

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Sunday Respite – “I’ll Be Seeing You”

 

For all the Fathers out there, a Happy Fathers Day to you. For many of us who have lost our fathers and husbands of our children, it can bring about some sadness, and as well as memories of happier times.

I thought this song “I’ll Be Seeing You” sung by no less than Jimmy Durante, fits the bill for today, soundtrack from the movie The Notebook.

I am including links from this week’s posts in case you missed them.

 

 

This week’s posts:

Male athlete who competes as a woman tells how hard it is

Valerie Jarrett: Why Would We Want Anyone to Put Their Thumb on the Scale During Election

Dem Rep Norma Torres is sick of all the ‘sex-starved males’ in the House of Rep

Jim Jordan & Gaetz decimate John Dean during Nadler’s Judiciary hearing

Phila to Ban “Gentrification Symbols” of Balconies and Bay Windows UPDATE!

 

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Male athlete who competes as a woman tells how hard it is

 

This would be a good story to pass by, especially on a Saturday. If not for what the House of Representatives passed recently. Just in case you still think there are some sensible Democrats running the House.

This from Mr. Nadler:

“Many states have sexual orientation and gender identity nondiscrimination laws, and all of them still have women’s sports. Arguments about transgender athletes participating in sports in accordance with their gender identity having competitive advantages have not been borne out,” Nadler said in his opening statement.

234 House Democrats- all but one, and Two Republicans think this is a swell idea.

Now back to CeCe Teifer and the hard times he/she is having.

He competed on the men’s team as recently as January 2018.

 

 

It is bad enough the Progressives have done all they can to destroy the fabric of our society, Pitting one against another. No matter how big or small the disagreement. But now they come for our children. Encouraging this tranny business as if it is normal. It needs to stop. Now.

If you want more of this, just vote for the Democrats in 2020.

Not enough weirdness? Expect more.

Obama forces male and female school kids to shower together

 

A school district near Chicago, Palatine 211, provides numerous accommodations for transgender students. The district calls the students by requested names, honors selected gender (including allowing them to play on the sports teams of the gender they identify as belonging to), and permits them to use single-sex bathrooms, since stalls ensure privacy.

But the federal government has decided that the district is still guilty of violating Title IX, the law prohibiting sex-based discrimination, over certain locker room restrictions.

According to the Associated Press, “District 211 has 30 days to change the policy, or risk losing millions in federal funding.”

As Cates, the superintendent, puts it bluntly in his statement: “The students in our schools are teenagers, not adults, and one’s gender is not the same as one’s anatomy. Boys and girls are in separate locker rooms—where there are open changing areas and open shower facilities—for a reason.”

Bonus flashback:

Flashback Obama: First drag queen performs at White House

 

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Valerie Jarrett: Why Would We Want Anyone to Put Their Thumb on the Scale During Election

 

Put this down as  something to make your head spin.

 

Valerie Jarrett: I think by his own FBI Director’s words that’s something that you’re not supposed to do. And why would we want anybody think putting their thumb on the scale for our election. Right? So you have to ask yourself why would they be giving you that information in the first place.

Where was Neil Cavuto’s brain on this litany of deceit?

More of her diatribe clips over at  Coast to Coast:

 

Dem Rep Norma Torres is sick of all the ‘sex-starved males’ in the House of Rep

 

Classy! Dem Rep. Norma Torres is sick of all the ‘sex-starved males’ in the House who have the wrong opinion on abortion!

Norma Torres
Representatives for California’s 35th congressional district.

 

Quote of the day and that is for sure.

As I recall, members cannot personally impugn their colleagues on the floor. Are they not suppose to be censored? But of course not. The House of Representatives descending into chaos.

Torres, is one of the newest members of the House Rules Committee.Rules? What Rules. I would say she broke House Rules.

 

 

 

 

 

Still wondering if I am right about Rules being followed? Let’s take a look at a Nadler clip back in May and how he runs his shop. This is how it goes when there is no hearing promotion and just a few are watching C-Span 3.

If there is any question about the functioning of the Committee of Nadler’s Judiciary, take a few seconds out to observe the chaos. The Democrats are opining that Trump is becoming a Dictator?

Chairman Jerry Nadler Running The House Judiciary Committee Chaos Breaks Out – Published May 20, 2019,

Caught by us bloggers who have way to much time watching C-Span!

 

 

Other than that, all is well in the swamp.

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