Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Global Warming Legislation: Most Regressive "Change" Yet

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Warming Legislation: Most Regressive "Change" Yet

Forget the swine flu, we are about to be smitten by global warming. Not the actual warming, but the cure for it.

The cure will be epidemic and could accomplish what our external enemies have not been able to accomplish.

The Waxman-Markey global warming legislation is supposed to reduce your carbon footprint, thus saving us from global warming. Not to worry that a growing chorus of scientists are expressing dissenting views as how to address global warming and even if global warming actually exists as it is presented by the progressive left.

The Waxman-Markey legislation is designed to reduce carbon emission levels that would be equal to that of 1875. That's right, 134 years ago. That's the last time America's carbon emissions matched the goals these progressives have established.

The Obama administration prides itself in being progressive, yet this is the most regressive legislation in memory. It will take us back to the 19th century. If you want to know what it will look like culturally, take a trip to Haiti.

Haiti's current level of carbon emissions is equal to what Waxman-Markey calls for in America.

Joel Barton, a Texas Republican and ranking member of the House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee says a trip to Haiti gives you a look at the goal of the present global warming legislation.

"The place," he says, "that has actually achieved it as a nation is swimming in bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, typhoid fever, dengue fever and malaria, with 47% illiteracy and a life expectancy of 49 years."

Joel has written an excellent column on the subject.

He says the accounting office can't even tell the committee how much this will cost in dollars. However the Heritage Foundation says it will create a loss of at least 1.8 million to 5.3 million jobs. Charles Rivers Associates estimates job loss as high as 7 million.

The so-called cure will kill the patient.

Barton says if this legislation is allowed to pass, "I think we can expect to start buying more Mexican cement, Chinese fertilizer and Indian steel."

I want my country back.

This is a time for reasonable people to take a closer look at regressive legislation creeping forward under the blanket of "change". This is regressive environmental madness.

God help us.

Gary Randall
Faith & Freedom

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  1. I thought God wanted us to protect the earth. Didn't he put us in charge of all the animals, plants, rocks, and trees? So what if science is sketchy, it just makes sense to do what is right and protect God's beautiful creation. Anything we can do to reduce carbon emissions is good for the planet, and good for humanity, and good for God.

  2. I am not surprised you are losing support for your referendum. Noble Christians love, not hate. I am Christian and I show my love by giving to the poor, hungry, needy, homeless, sick, and old. That's what Jesus would do.

  3. I am thoroughly convinced that Obama wants to throw this country's advances back into the mid 1900's to fulfill his agenda. Obama wants two classes rich and poor period. He instead of being the uniter, is the most divisive president in history. The agenda of the left is the only thing important to Obama, all for a buck. Talk about pathetic.

  4. 9:05
    Yes, that is important to do what 'Jesus would do' to meet the needs of the poor, hungry, needy, homeless,sick and old! However, He also wants us to keep his basic principles, and to 'stand up' for them. That is what we are doing. Standing up for authentic marriages as God as set up for 'authentic' families. If we don't, society will be harmed. Our nation would be in jeopardy of God turning His back on our nation! Read Romans! Nothing to do with 'hate'--everything to do with doing God's work, and 'reaching out' to those who are 'duped' into thinking that this lifestyle is ok, when it's sadly so harmful. It's one of the 'enemies' tools that needs to be understood as harmful to those who are caught into this lifestyle.No, there is LOVE and concern and prayers for these nice people, NEVER hate!

  5. Anyone who thinks we fleas on the back of the elephant we call earth can make a difference is foolish and terribly egocentric. Maybe, just maybe if we got ALL countries on board. But industrial countries like China won't even consider it, and why should the American people shoulder all the responsibility just to fill Obama's leftist agenda?

  6. We do need to care about saving
    this planet. Maybe the government
    should spend more time trying to kill abortions, homosexuality, adult entertainment and pornography than it does trying to
    kill carbon footprints.

    I believe it would be less expensive and would be of more benefit to the planet. Later, we
    could work on the carbon footprints. I think we would be more able to afford it at that time.

  7. anom 904 it was great to have a new subject . Whats with the trash talk about God and those who may see global warming as just another spotted owl by some extreme intelelctual dishonest activists. .

    Some of the folks on the "so called" envirnomental side on this issue leaves out science and promotes implementing some strong legislation that hurts the quality of life especially for the poor .
    Last year my rep tried to outlaw idling your car in a ferry line if the temperature was warmer then a certain temperature . Good grief .

    Having said that , I am interested , I consider global warming a reality ,, but I sure don't think we are doomed in less then 10 years as the Gorish documwentary suggested. All that documentary proved was Gore had a personality , up to then an unproven fact . ;0)

  8. "Noble Christians love, not hate."

    anom 905 what are talking about ? The debate is on the effects of the Waxman-Markey . You can be noble and have an opinion on either side . I just read this as reason fro concern , Notice how this may effect the poor , or the middle class .

    Reduce aggregate gross domestic product (GDP) by $7.4 trillion,
    Destroy 844,000 jobs on average, with peak years seeing unemployment rise by over 1,900,000 jobs,
    Raise electricity rates 90 percent after adjusting for inflation,
    Raise inflation-adjusted gasoline prices by 74 percent,
    Raise residential natural gas prices by 55 percent,
    Raise an average family's annual energy bill by $1,500, and
    Increase inflation-adjusted federal debt by 29 percent, or $33,400 additional federal debt per person, again after adjusting for inflation.

  9. The agenda of the left is the only thing important to Obama, all for a buck. Talk about pathetic.
    913 I don't believe that . I think the left is basing much of their decision making based on ideaology , not on science . We are to be good stewards of the earth . I think Christians should be more envirnomentally concerned , in fact I believe we are . But your right , this bill is bogus.


  10. Plants thrive with elevated levels of CO2.
    Water vaper is the most important green house gas. Just think about how much warmer it is when we have a little cloud cover on a cold winter morning.
    The earth has been cooling for 10 years. Sunspot activity has been declining for 10 years. There is no link between climate and CO2. There is a strong link between solar activity (sun spots) and climate.
    Greenland is called Greenland because it was green when the vikings first went there. They grew grapes in Scotland. It is not warm enough to do that today.

    Interesting the left never wants to listen to contrasting points of view. They prefer to act as if opposition does not exist.

    I could use a little global warming right now. Have you seen my heating bill?

    PRS in FW

  11. PRS,

    You're actually getting global warming right now. All the snow and rain we've had is from increased moisture in the air as the oceans warm. But this is only the beginning.

  12. RALPHINEVERETT7:51 AM, May 14, 2009

    Anonymous said...
    I thought God wanted us to protect the earth. Didn't he put us in charge of all the animals, plants, rocks, and trees? So what if science is sketchy, it just makes sense to do what is right and protect God's beautiful creation. Anything we can do to reduce carbon emissions is good for the planet, and good for humanity, and good for God.

    Not at the expense of profits for large corporations.

  13. God didn't hate the people of Sodom and Gomorah for God is love.
    Yet he destroyed it for the good
    of all, saving only a few just persons. If we know that, how is it that we are willing to spend so
    much on the environment, and willing to do so little about the
    things that are more important to
    God? Isn't if for our lack of knowledge of the scripture that we
    as a people who are supposed to govern ourselves for the glory of God have fallen so short? I speak of us as if we were a whole governing system. I suppose we are
    not. May God bring us back to righteousness and restore us in the name of Christ Jesus.


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