Not one Marxist/Progressive (Democrat) had the courage to vote for the “Green New Deal” resolution despite singing its praises in the past. Either the Marxist/Progressive (Democrat) proponents were playing politics when they argued for this socialist program, or they were playing politics when they refused to vote for the resolution.
Ed Markey was the sponsor of the bill. This is what he had said in the past about why he introduced the bill and why he believed it was critical.
Markey said “wealth inequality” as a reason the Green New Deal is needed:
Global temperatures are the highest in recorded history. Wealth inequality is at its highest point since the era of the Great Depression. The interrelationship of these ills and injustices is undeniable. But the challenge is not insurmountable. We can deliver a #GreenNewDeal.
We need massive renewable energy deployment. Wind, solar, offshore wind, storage batteries. Our energy future will not be found in the dark of a mine, but in the light of the sun. We have acted on this scale before, and we must do it again. #GreenNewDeal.
The sun is setting on the dirty energy of the past. Today marks the dawn of a new era of climate action. When we look back on today, this will be the moment we will be able to say that the political tide has turned on the rising seas. #GreenNewDeal.
We are reclaiming our leadership of the most important issue facing humankind. This is the new climate democracy – of the people, by the people, for the planet. #GreenNewDeal.
Speaking at a campaign stop in Mason City, Iowa, Booker said, “We have to deal with this. Our planet is in peril, and we need to be bold. It’s one of the reasons I signed on to the resolution.” “I co-sponsored the resolution for the Green New Deal. There’s a lot of people blowing back on the Green New Deal,” Booker said. “They’re going, ‘Oh, it’s impractical, oh it’s too expensive, oh it’s all of this.’ If we used to govern our dreams that way, we would have never gone to the moon.”
This is a post of Bernie Sanders:
Add your name to support the Green New Deal
The U.S. is the most powerful economy on earth, and we must lead the world in the fight against climate change. We can do that by passing the Green New Deal to save the planet and create millions of new jobs.
Add your name to say you support the Green New Deal to transform our energy system away from fossil fuels toward sustainable energy.
And the list continues, yet not one vote in favor of the resolution. Apparently, politics trumped the inevitable end of the world in 12 years or that claim is also a hoax. Seems like the Marxist/Progressives (Democrats) are having their hoaxes come back to roost, if I good take the liberty to paraphrase the friend and religious leader of Comrade Obama, Reverend Jeremiah Wright.
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