GOP Blocks Pentagon Climate Plan


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House Republicans passed anamendment Thursday blocking theDepartment of Defense (DOD) from financing its climate change and national security plan. The amendment passed 216-205, with not a single Democrat voting in favor.

DOD and other national security experts have warned that climate change is a national security threat, but Republicans who voted against funding thePentagon’s climate plan said it was a distraction from other threats.
Experts say the DOD climate directive, which was released in January, would save the organization money in the long run and help the U.S. prepare for climate change.

GOP Blocks Pentagon Climate Plan

Think back awhile when it was decided to have the military use biofuel and it cost so much more to use than normal fuel. How about when Pelosi had the White House change to biodegradable products which turned out to cost more and really did nothing for the environment?

We have seen the impact of failed energy production from wind, solar, and ethanol. All have shown to cost more in the long run


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Not only COST more, but do absolutely NOTHING to “help the environment!” It requires more energy to MAKE a gallon of ethanol that it will produce when burned as fuel. Wind farms are killing birds and bats at an alarming rate and THEY require more energy to build, transport and maintain than they’ll produce in their expected life-span. Pretty much the same can be said about solar panels. They are inefficient and don’t work at all with even a mild dusting of snow in the winter or at night.


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Well, anytime you have a senior senator, from Vermont, getting up on debate stages saying that we have to fight climate change like an enemy and turn it into another foolhardy war for the sake of Apocalypse Gore’s manuscripts, where the flip does the left think they’re livin’? I mean, do they actually have $2,000,000,000,000 just burning a hole in their collective pockets?
Don’t answer that…


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If government would just get out of the way and let the private sector function we might see actual development of greener technology. Do they really thing that coal and gas companies are just going to let someone else beat them to reliable green technology? If the left weren’t so damn stupid it would be funny.


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Not only COST more, but do absolutely NOTHING to “help the environment!” It requires more energy to MAKE a gallon of ethanol that it will produce when burned as fuel. Wind farms are killing birds and bats at an alarming rate and THEY require more energy to build, transport and maintain than they’ll produce in their expected life-span. Pretty much the same can be said about solar panels. They are inefficient and don’t work at all with even a mild dusting of snow in the winter or at night.
[/quote]Ethanol even degrades gasoline and makes it caustic and unusable


#6

The only good use for ethanol is with branch water and good bourbon…


#7

“Climate Change” is the hoax of the century. For a Regressives (a.k.a. "Progressives) it is nirvana. They get to raise taxes, hire more government employees, regulate more activity and redistribute income because the climate taxes will make the poor worse off in more ways than one. Not only will their cost of living go up, but their job prospects will diminished in the already burdened economy.


#8

Climate Change provides and fulfills the dream of every two bit socialist hack from Alinsky to Stalin. It gives the govt complete control over you and your family 24x7. You will no longer set your thermostat for winter or summer, you will not set the temp, you dishwasher will only run at dishwasher running time, you car will only start if land when the govt says, it will only travel the distance allowed, your life will be completely controlled.

All this done thru the magic the tether of the electric wire…and NO don’t even dream you are gonna live off the grid, that will not be allowed…it will be illegal!!!


#9

I remember com ed wanting to install a device on the house to control the electric use. They said it was to prevent brownouts. Every month I get a letter telling me how much my electric is opposed to my neighbors and why I am using to much against someone else.


#10

Just remind everyone, our “Fearless Leader,” Obama, cranks up the heat in the Oval Office to 80 degrees in the winter. I guess the need to conserve and help the environment is something for “the little people” not him. As Orwell wrote, “Some pigs are more equal than other pigs.”


#11

Yea and that is a pig that needs to go to market!!!