Valerie Jarrett Secretly Lobbying Big Corporations To Support UN Climate Talks

The American Spectator

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett is quietly working behind the scenes to build a coalition of major U.S. corporations to back President Barack Obama’s goal of hashing out a global agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions at the upcoming United Nations summit in Paris.

The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained a letter  that outlines how, by the end of June, Obama is looking to build a coalition of businesses to show support for UN climate talks. After that, the White House will then try to grow this group of businesses to 250 in the run up to the Paris talks this November.

The way the letter is written, it’s likely being circulated by someone or some group on behalf of the White House. The source could not disclose who was circulating the letter on the White House’s behalf, but did confirm the business they work for was approached to support the Paris climate talks.

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Power and the Law

Human Events

The Obama Administration has been held in contempt by a New Orleans judge, for extending its offshore drilling moratorium in defiance of a court order.  The Administration has also declared its intention to continue implementing ObamaCare, in defiance of a federal court judgment that the inseparable “individual mandate” is unconstitutional.  These incidents highlight the difference between power and the law.

In these examples, political power has allowed the Obama Administration to ignore the law.  Part of that power lies in the President’s insulation from consequence.  It’s not very likely he will be impeached and removed from office for ignoring these court decisions, and no other sector of the government seems able to apply any meaningful sanctions.  The ObamaCare situation will swiftly escalate to the Supreme Court and be resolved one way or the other, but the damage from Obama’s illegal offshore drilling moratorium is done – that industry has been essentially destroyed.

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