Whitehouse man speak with forked tongue. Whitman tell porkie.

the EPA and Whitman said repeatedly — beginning just two days after the attack — that the air appeared safe to breathe. The EPA's internal watchdog later found that the agency, at the urging of White House officials, gave misleading assurances. …

Originally posted by Associated Press:

First published on Friday, February 3, 2006
Judge Slams Ex-EPA Chief over Sept. 11
by Larry Neumeister

A federal judge blasted former Environmental Protection Agency chief Christine Todd Whitman on Thursday for reassuring New Yorkers soon after the Sept. 11 attacks that it was safe to return to their homes and offices while toxic dust was polluting the neighborhood.

U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts refused to grant Whitman immunity against a class-action lawsuit brought in 2004 by residents, students and workers in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn who said they were exposed to hazardous materials from the destruction of the World Trade Center.

"No reasonable person would have thought that telling thousands of people that it was safe to return to lower Manhattan, while knowing that such return could pose long-term health risks and other dire consequences, was conduct sanctioned by our laws," the judge said.

She called Whitman's actions "conscience-shocking," saying the EPA chief knew that the collapse of the twin towers released tons of hazardous materials into the air.

In her ruling, Batts noted that the EPA and Whitman said repeatedly — beginning just two days after the attack — that the air appeared safe to breathe. The EPA's internal watchdog later found that the agency, at the urging of White House officials, gave misleading assurances.

The judge said a public official cannot be held personally liable for putting the public in harm's way unless the conduct was so egregious as "to shock the contemporary conscience." Given her role in protecting the health and environment for Americans, Whitman's reassurances after Sept. 11 were "without question conscience-shocking," Batts said.

Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., said in a statement that New Yorkers are still depending on the federal government to describe any ongoing risk from contaminants.
"I continue to believe that the White House owes New Yorkers an explanation," she said.

Jerrold Nadler a Democrat whose district includes the trade center site, said the many people who worked at the site and developed respiratory diseases deserve answers. "It is my assumption that thousands of people — workers and residents — are being slowly poisoned today because these workplaces and residences were never properly cleaned up,"

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0203-02.htm

Originally posted by Wikipedia:

On June 27, 2003, after having several public conflicts with the Bush administration, Whitman resigned from her position. Whitman stated that Vice President Dick Cheney's insistence on easing air pollution controls led to her resignation.

At the time, he pushed the EPA to institute a new rule allowing large polluting plants to make major alterations without installing costly new pollution controls. Refusing sign off on the new rule, Whitman announced her resignation.

Whitman decided that President Bush should have an EPA administrator willing to defend the new rule in court, which she could not bring herself to do. Federal judges later overturned the new rule, saying it violated the Clean Air Act.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christine_Todd_Whitman#Resignation

"Whitman decided that President Bush should have an EPA administrator willing to defend the new rule in court, which she could not bring herself to do."

So what allowed her to go with the flow over the Dead Centre? I think the liar wants to rethink her Wiki entry. She got sued for dereliction for duty because of them the first time. So how could she possibly do their dirty work a second time?

I mean: And expect to get away with it.

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3 thoughts on “Whitehouse man speak with forked tongue. Whitman tell porkie.

  1. I can't believe she had the neck to remain in politics after that photo-call. And the brass face to plead her case against the man abused, saying it was past its sell by date.There is no time limit to an injustice. What kind of people would vote for her?What happened under Bush can be seen today in Sri Lanka. The Tamil protesters were sporadic saboteurs. Then in the mid '70's anti-Tamil feeling swept the Island and the Tamils reorganised. A flux of Tamils from the mainland joined forces.So instead of diplomacy there was insurrection. The president having failed, the Indian national government intervened and were eventually sent packing.What will happen with Obama's government is one of recrimination if not carefully controlled. The repercussions can be seen in any state where the politics of repression used disappearances to control the populace.It happened in Tudor times in Britain and was widely practiced as the tool of choice for the Spanish Inquisition.It recurred again in Britain under the unjust Corn Laws. After whole communities in Ireland were starved out and in England farm labourers and others were sent to Australia for not starving to death like decent citizens.It happened in Nicaragua and Peru, anywhere United Fruit had land. But the best documented cases come from places that were overrun by a new regime. Such a place was Nazi Germany.In the reaction to assassination attempts, Gestapo lieutenants took action against innocent men who they felt a reason to remove. Politics never sleeps.Beware what you wish for.

  2. Here's another one:If the United Nations passed a law forbidding starvation and the use of drought and famine to promote genocide; if they passed a law forbidding the ownership of millions of dollars or pounds or whatever, until there was no more want:How long would it be before the drug companies reduced their prices?How long before certain countries had their economies restructured?How long before the world's banks loaned money to put in clean water facilities across the globe?Can you see that ever happening?It hasn't happened in South Africa yet has it? If the source of the world's gold and diamonds can't do it, who can?

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