It was arguably one of the most embarrassing yet revealing political disclosures on the steps of the Capitol in quite some time. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, declared a “rock star” by the socialist media, read from a prepared script that was badly in need of a major edit. The laundry list of goals outlined in the Green New Deal (which she actually didn’t write) was so childish, so lacking in common sense, it made clear to the world these new Democrats in Congress suffer from a shocking lack of both intelligence and perspective.
Was it really that bad? Yes it was – and much of it (likely including the congresswoman) was bought and paid for by China.
Via Pat Buchanan:
After reading an especially radical platform agreed upon by the British Labor Party, one Tory wag described it as “the longest suicide note in history.”
The phrase comes to mind on reading of the resolution calling for a Green New Deal, advanced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and endorsed by at least five of the major Democratic candidates for president.
To cope with climate change, the GND calls for a 10-year plan to meet “100 percent of the power demand of the United States through clean, renewable, and zero-emission energy sources.”
This appears to require a phase-out by 2030 of all carbon-emitting power plants fueled by coal and oil and their replacement by power plants fueled by wind and solar.
Will natural gas be permitted? Will nuclear power? There are 60 commercially operating nuclear power plants with 98 nuclear reactors in 30 states. Will they be shut down? Will the greens agree to dam up more U.S. rivers to produce renewable hydroelectric power?
Air travel consumes huge quantities of carbon-producing jet fuel. What will replace it? Perhaps progressive Democratic candidates will set an example by not flying, and then by voting to end production of private aircraft and to ground all corporate jets. Let the elites sail to Davos.
The GND calls for an overhaul of the “transportation systems in the United States to eliminate pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector … through … clean, affordable and accessible public transportation; and high-speed rail.”
Gas-powered cars are out. How long will that train trip from D.C. to L.A. take? And if China continues its relentless rise in carbon emissions until 2030, as permitted by the Paris climate accord, while the U.S. spends itself into bankruptcy going green, where would that leave America and China at midcentury?
“By the end of the Green New Deal resolution (and accompanying fact sheet) I was laughing so hard I nearly cried,” tweeted the Wall Street Journal’s Kimberley Strassel: “If a bunch of GOPers plotted to forge a fake Democratic bill showing how bonkers the party is, they could not have done a better job. It is beautiful.”
The Green New Deal, say its authors, has as a goal “stopping current, preventing future, and repairing historic oppression of indigenous peoples, communities of color, migrant communities, deindustrialized communities, depopulated rural communities, the poor, low-income workers, the elderly, the unhoused, peoples with disabilities, and youth.”
Fifty years after the Great Society, apparently half the country consists of victims of oppression.
Who are their oppressors? Guess.
Among the endorsers of this Green New Deal is Sen. Cory Booker, who compares the battle to stop climate change to fighting the Nazis in World War II. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have all endorsed it. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who calls climate change “an existential threat,” was an original co-sponsor.
The only explanation for the endorsement of the Green New Deal by candidates with a prospect of winning the Democratic nomination is that they are so fearful of Ocasio-Cortez and the left for whom she speaks that they must endorse her plan.
That British Tory got it right. This thing reads like a Democratic Party suicide pact.
The line about China producing far more carbon emissions than the U.S. is both telling and very important. In fact, China emits more CO2 gas than the United States and the European Union COMBINED. When have you heard any Democrats talking about that? Certainly not Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. It’s as if the #1 polluter in the entire world doesn’t exist for these socialists that infect the U.S. Congress and the Establishment Media.
Hmmm…wonder why that is? Well, as with most things in D.C. all one needs to do is ask where the money is coming from. And guess what? China is spending BILLIONS influencing/manipulating the U.S. political agenda. From ad dollars, to university grants, to PACs, the China influence dwarfs anything Russia could ever hope of doing. It was a level of influence that began in earnest during the Clinton White House years when China was pouring money into the DNC and various congressional campaigns – almost always for Democrat candidates.
You want to know who is really attempting to cripple the American economy with this Green New Deal nonsense? Who bought an empty-headed puppet a seat in Congress to peddle such a catastrophe? And who also pushes Hollywood to demand its most popular personalities do the same?
A Hollywood film now regularly earns more income from China than any other market in the world-including the U.S. and the Chinese government can deny access to any film at any time meaning nearly every big-budget Hollywood film today is made with the need to appease the Chinese market/government. Via ad buy dollars, the Chinese government is also exerting a similar influence onto all American media including news organitations.
That’s a big reason for the rapid 24/7 anti-Trump coverage you see on news programs, print news, social media, etc. CHINA IS PAYING BIG MONEY FOR THAT ANTI-TRUMP AGENDA.
You see, no U.S. president has ever taken on China so directly as President Trump and the Chinese communist regime is getting increasingly agitated over it. (While also respecting Trump for his resilience while doing so.) President Trump is forcing China to come to the negotiating table in an effort to put American interests first. That is the exact opposite of China-funded figures like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who are happily doing the bidding of an anti-American foreign government because they believe it makes them “popular” and “edgy”.
No, it just makes the stupid and Trump supporters, now among the most intelligent and aware of all voters, knows that to be true.
We should all be supporting President Trump’s fight to put American interests first.
Your future and the future of your children depend upon his (and our) success.