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    Democrats have inserted numerous provisions and subsidy programs into their $3.5 trillion budget that would benefit green energy companies and speed the transition to renewables. “The whole thing is ridiculous,” Myron Ebell, the director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “It would be laughable except it’s not...
    Former Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley said in a video that conservatives believe in climate change and have solutions readily available that won’t bankrupt the nation and cripple our energy independence. “America has been blessed with incredible natural beauty,” Haley said in an exclusive video which was made in partnership with the American Conservative Coalition and Stand For America....
    Democrats all the way up to President Biden are warning the worst is yet to come after Hurricane Ida flooded the northeast and killed at least 21, as they push for costly climate change measures.  'This is yet another reminder that extreme storms and the climate crisis are here,' Biden said in an address on Hurricane Ida's devastation.  'Floods are...
    On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) stated that “the Green New Deal is in the DNA” of the reconciliation bill and “All of the things that are in” the bill, “we talked about in the Green New Deal.” Host Mehdi Hasan asked, “[W]hat you are describing there, some of the measures in that budget reconciliation,...
    Former President Donald Trump released a statement through his Save America PAC on Sunday night criticizing the infrastructure bill as “the beginning of the Green New Deal.” “This is not an infrastructure bill, this is the beginning of the Green New Deal,” Trump claimed. “The bill I proposed, which Mitch McConnell couldn’t do anything with, was pure infrastructure. I want...
    Throughout his show on Thursday afternoon, Fox Business Network host Larry Kudlow referred the Democratic Republic of the Congo as “the Belgian Congo” numerous times despite the fact that entity hasn’t existed since 1960, when the people of the DRC gained independence from their colonial overlords. Kudlow repeated the gaffe across segments with multiple guests. Kicking off his interview with...
    On Monday, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) slammed the Democrats’ agenda after President Joe Biden flip-flopped on his tax and entitlement ultimatum on the bipartisan infrastructure deal. Cotton said on Fox News Channel’s “The Faulkner Focus” that Democrats just want to “pass a multi-trillion-dollar spending and taxing blowout” to push through higher taxes, the Green New Deal, and “old-style welfare.” “I...
    Nancy Pelosi attempted to stop Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's involvement in the 'Green New Deal' because she didn't want the congresswoman's 'notoriety to become actually power,' a new book reveals. 'In February 2019, Pelosi called Ed Markey the night before he was scheduled to help roll out the Green New Deal. She asked him to hold off,' journalist Edward-Isaac Douvere writes in...
    Buying a home? Skip the love letter to the seller NY Attorney General join Manhattan prosecutors in Trump Org criminal probe; Michael Coen says ‘indictments before summer’s end’ © Provided by CBS Sports Davante Adams weighed in on the rift between the Packers and Aaron Rodgers last week. Green Bay should be concerned about the possible residual effects of...
    There are a lot of unprecedented things happening, but not all of them are shocking. For example, it probably shouldn’t surprise you that, once they got their hands on real power, the same lunatics who don’t believe in human biology immediately made a serious mess of our economy. It took them less than six months to do it. First, they...
    Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the House floor Wednesday and posted a picture of the interaction to push again for a debate with the progressive congresswoman on her Green New Deal. 'I'm glad I ran into you today @AOC to plan our debate about the Green New Deal,' Rep. Greene posted on Twitter Wednesday evening. 'After I finish...
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been mocked for claiming that climate change is a product of racial injustice, as she relaunched her controversial Green New Deal. The New York congresswoman on Tuesday spoke in front of the Capitol to promote her plan, which set a series of ambitious targets such as eliminating U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade and transitioning the...
    Bjorn Lomborg, president of Copenhagen Consensus, slammed Democrats’ plans to reintroduce the Green New Deal, stressing that a "smarter approach" is needed. The author of "False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet Hardcover," acknowledged on "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday that global warming is "a real problem," but argued that the...
    Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Monday argued that President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure deal is actually just the Democrats’ Green New Deal. Blackburn noted during an interview on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” that Biden’s “boondoggle” has very few “components that you would call infrastructure.” She added it is “astounding” Democrats think they can get away with calling...
    Madison Summers April 16, 2021 0 Comments Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) wants to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). “I’d like to challenge you to a debate on the Green New Deal economic policy,” Greene tweeted on Wednesday to Ocasio-Cortez. She added, “Since you sponsored the Green New Deal and have a degree in Economics, I’m sure you are more than qualified. ...
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene challenged Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to a debate on the Green New Deal. “@AOC I’d like to challenge you to a debate on the Green New Deal economic policy. Since you sponsored the Green New Deal and have a degree in Economics, I’m sure you are more than qualified,” Greene tweeted Wednesday. [email protected] I’d like to challenge...
    Former Republican House speaker and author of the new book "On the House" John Boehner told "Fox & Friends" Tuesday that President Biden's infrastructure plan is another example of the president catering to far-left progressives at the expense of bipartisanship. REPUBLICANS SENATORS LINE UP AGAINST BIDEN'S MASSIVE $2T SPENDING BILL: 'FAR CRY' FROM INFRASTRUCTURE JOHN BOEHNER: Well this is apparently a...
    GOP's new attack on Biden's jobs plan: It's secretly the Green New Deal
    Republican Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves blasted President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan on Sunday, describing it as “more like the Green New Deal than … an infrastructure plan.” Reeves said the plan looked like a $2 trillion tax hike and predicted it would cause “significant challenges” for the economy while appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” with host Jake...
    Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) on Sunday weighed in on President BidenJoe BidenLawmakers say fixing border crisis is Biden's job Trump calls for Republicans to boycott companies amid voting law controversy White House: GOP has 'struggled to articulate a reason' to oppose infrastructure plan MORE’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, saying it looks more like the Green New Deal, an ambitious climate proposal...
    The Biden Administration activates the ‘Green New Deal’ and the American sustainable agenda Its objectives include the deployment of investments worth half a billion dollars to transform logistics networks and favor the energy transition towards renewable sources and the promotion of the electric vehicle and the creation of one million jobs in the next ten years with which will generate...
    Its objectives include the deployment of investments worth half a billion dollars to transform logistics networks and favor the energy transition towards renewable sources and the promotion of the electric vehicle and the creation of one million jobs in the next ten years with which will generate a million direct jobs. In parallel, the White House has started a...
    If Texas had implemented Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, the state would still be without power after last week's deadly winter storms, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told ""The Faulkner Focus" Wednesday "It’s very clear to America and to Texas that you cannot count on renewables – wind or solar" Patrick told host Harris Faulkner. "They can be part of your portfolio, as they...
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has been in the spotlight since she helped raise millions of dollars to help Texans who were the victims of a fierce winter storm that left millions without power and clean water. But her purpose was not completely philanthropic, according to Justin Haskins, executive editor and a research fellow at the Heartland Institute. “Never one to let...
    Activists in April 2019 rally in front of then-Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's New York City office in support of the Green New Deal. Night Owls is a themed open thread appearing at Daily Kos seven days a week. Naomi Klein at The New York Times writes—Why Texas Republicans Fear the Green New Deal.  Small government is no match for...
    During what will long be remembered by Texans as one of their state’s worst winter storms, millions of people lost access to power, and nearly half the state’s population, about 13 million people, have been advised by government officials to boil their drinking water, to ensure it’s safe to drink following water-systems shutdowns related to the storm-induced power outages. Never one...
    With historic winter storms and freezing temperatures throughout his state causing widespread blackouts, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is under fire for taking time to speak with Sean Hannity, and making false claims about the cause of his state’s power crisis. Abbott appeared on Hannity’s Fox News program Tuesday night and blamed the blackouts on frozen wind turbines in the...
    Aaron Rodgers reportedly wants another big payday with the Green Bay Packers. According to ProFootballTalk, the star NFL passer wants a new deal with the franchise as his future is being debated nonstop in the news. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) There are three more years remaining on Rodgers‘ current deal.   View this...
    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg said Friday on MSNBC that the Green New Deal introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is “very far from being enough” action on climate. Thunberg said, “How can we expect people will want climate action? How can we expect people to support any kind of action when the general public welcome awareness is so low...
    The Green New Deal has advanced a series of sweeping proposals for government intervention in mulitple sectors of the economy, prompting concerns from critics that under the influence of the bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., the U.S. will move closer to being a socialist nation. A self-described Democratic socialist, Ocasio-Cortez has proposed a government takeover of the health care...
    REUTERS/Alan FreedPresident-elect Joe BidenThere is little doubt that President-elect Joe Biden intends to rejoin the Paris climate agreement after taking office in January. Beyond that, however, it’s less clear exactly what approach Democrats will take on climate concerns: Make it an absolute priority? Or put other issues first? Much of the discussion revolves around the proposed Green New Deal.  Polls...
              Members of a left-leaning environmental group have announced that Georgia’s two U.S. Senate races are the key to them and their political allies in Washington, D.C. enacting the Green New Deal into law. Members of this group, the Sunrise Movement, announced their intentions late last week. According to an emailed Sunrise Movement newsletter,...
              If you notice store shelves that are empty of toilet paper and canned food again, it may be because of a truckers’ shutdown and not the Chinese coronavirus. Truckers have been taking to social media to try to organize a “Stop The Wheels 2020” shutdown in protest of Joe Biden’s plans for the...
    Barbara Bollier, the Democratic candidate for Senate from Kansas, vows to be a voice for farmers threatened by the impacts of the climate crisis. Her Republican foe, Roger Marshall, doesn't even believe that crisis is real. See dfrankle's post below. This is the 655th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue). Here is...
    Elections, as everyone now says, have consequences. But they can’t change the laws of physics. That matters, even in this hypertrophied political season, because one of the policy choices in play this election is whether or not to embrace a Green New Deal or one of its variants. But the Green New Deal has at its core an impossibility in...
            by Terry Bowman  Michigan’s auto pioneers cemented their historical reputations by making Detroit the home of the American dream. Now in 2020, Joe Biden wants to adopt a radical climate agenda that would eliminate fossil fuels and decimate Michigan’s auto industry. It seems Joe Biden’s dream would be a nightmare to Michiganders. Worst of all, Joe...
    President Trump in an interview on Thursday claimed that the US will turn into a “Ninth World” country if the nation implements the Green New Deal. Trump blasted the resolution to combat climate change as “so crazy” during a call with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, arguing that its steep cost would ruin unfettered capitalism in the United States. “It’s gonna cost...
    Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Vice President Mike Pence went toe-to-toe on the vice presidential debate stage on Wednesday. Steven Crowder and the "Louder with Crowder" crew livestreamed the event and offered an evening of live fact-checking and commentary throughout the debate. In this clip, moderator Susan Page of USA Today asked Harris...
    Firebrand socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Calif.) angrily lashed out in defense of her Green New Deal even after Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) refused to support the policy during her debate with Vice President Mike Pence. Pence used the Green New Deal to drive a wedge between the far-left progressives in the Democratic...
    At the first presidential debate on Tuesday night, former Vice President Joe Biden said point-blank that he does not support the Green New Deal — a progressive plan which not only aims to aggressively tackle climate change but also encompasses many other issues like social justice, jobs, housing and health care.  In response, President Trump pounced on what appeared to...
    (CNN)During Tuesday night's debate, Biden was asked by moderator Chris Wallace if he supported the Green New Deal, a wide-ranging joint, nonbinding resolution to combat climate change introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey. "No, I don't support the Green New Deal," Biden said. "Oh you don't? Oh, well, that's a big statement," Trump interrupted. "I support the...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden said he does not support the Green New Deal during Tuesday night’s presidential debate, though his website calls the costly proposal a “crucial framework” for solving climate change. The Democratic presidential nominee said that he has his own plan for taking climate change, placing some distance between himself and the Green New Deal, which was...
    ALEXANDRIA Ocasio-Cortez made history during the US midterms in 2018 by becoming the youngest woman to be elected to Congress. She’s also made headlines when she unveiled her Green New Deal which Democrat president wannabe Joe Biden has publicaly opposed. 2 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveils her Green New Deal on Capitol Hill on February 8Credit: EPA What is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green...
    Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden broke with Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) coalition of progressives during the first presidential debate on Tuesday night. On multiple policy issues, Biden broke with the Sanders-wing of the Democrat Party. Despite calling the Green New Deal a “crucial framework” in his global warming plan, Biden announced that he no longer supports the Green New Deal...
    President Donald Trump backed Democratic competitor Joe Biden into a corner about the Green New Deal, and the far left were angered over what he said Tuesday night during the first presidential debate. The president hammered Biden over climate change by repeating estimates about the Green New Deal costing upward of $100 trillion dollars. Biden claimed that...
    Joe Biden declared, "The Green New Deal is not my plan" after badgering by President Trump during Tuesday night's presidential debate. Biden, who has not endorsed the liberal climate platform known as the Green New Deal, instead pivoted to his own plan to address global warming, which calls for spending $2 trillion over four years to spur clean energy development....
    On Thursday night, at a CNN townhall conducted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was asked whether the Green New Deal was “too much.” He answered, “No, I don’t think it’s too much.” The question posed to Biden was, “Are you a firm supporter of the Green New Deal, and how will you make sure our communities...
    Climate-related disasters are on the rise. States on the coast of Gulf Mexico have experienced an earlier hurricane season and it’s predicted that they will experience stronger and more frequent hurricanes. On the west coast, fires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres, forcing people out of their homes and animals out of their habitats. The fires have also made air quality...
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