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AOC’s Green New Deal

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by The_RH_Factor, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. gatorpa

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    Don't have to have one or the other right?
    Solar cells cause a giant mess to produce, that waste has to be dealt with in time also, see my above post.
    Wind or hydro electric is friendlier but prob has lower efficiencies per $ spent.

    I looked at getting a wind turbine for my house to augment, City I live in laughed at me.... it's a "bird refuge". Typical NIMBY attitude.
     
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  2. mdgator05

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    So what happened to that system promoted by Stevens? Did he ever build that car, since that article was almost 8 years ago? I went to his company's website, but it appears to be non-functional.

    laserpowersystems.com -&nbspThis website is for sale! -&nbsplaserpowersystems Resources and Information.
     
  3. gatorpa

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    8 years later and no progress then?
     
  5. fastsix

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    Why would you worry about air travel being banned? It's not only a ridiculous claim, but a ridiculous idea. You need to stop watching Fox News so much. They're lying to you.

    No, the Green New Deal doesn't aim to end air travel, as Florida Sen. Rick Scott says

    We found that Scott is ignoring the actual text of the resolution. The resolution does not ground airplanes, either now or in the future. And climate advocates told us the elimination of air travel isn’t a practical goal.

    So what does the House resolution say about air travel? In a word, nothing. It makes no mention of airplanes at all. It does call for "overhauling transportation systems in the United States to remove pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector as much as is technologically feasible," which includes "investment in high-speed rail."

    A frequently asked questions, or FAQ, document mentioned airplanes twice, stating (emphasis ours) "we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast, but we think we can ramp up renewable manufacturing and power production, retrofit every building in America, build the smart grid, overhaul transportation and agriculture, plant lots of trees and restore our ecosystem to get to net-zero."

    The FAQ also called for the United States to "totally overhaul transportation by massively expanding electric vehicle manufacturing, build charging stations everywhere, build out high-speed rail at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary, create affordable public transit available to all, with goal to replace every combustion-engine vehicle."
     
  6. rivergator

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    At least conservatives are dealing with this honestly ... "THEY'RE GOING TO TAKE YOUR HAMBURGERS!!"

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Coming for Your Hamburgers!
     
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  7. VAg8r1

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    And the people who listen to Fox News, wear the MAGA hats and attend the Trump pep rallies will probably believe it.
     
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  10. gatorpa

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    A socialist behaving like a selfish greedy jerk the first chance they got, who would have thought.
     
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  11. VAg8r1

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    You simply rephrased my post. Yes she and/or her Chief of Staff may be behaving like a selfish greedy jerk and that's a rather accurate description of the current POTUS.
     
  12. gatorpa

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    You may look at it that way, however Trump was a DEM for years and even though he ran as a Pub many say he isn't a total Pub. And sure Trump acts like a narcissistic jerk sometimes but he has never tried to hide that, his decades in the limelight shows that.

    You made a broad stroke implying that that type of behavior is inherently seen from the right, I would argue its seen from both sides.

    My rephrasing of your quip was said to show how someone who tries to act like she is a champion for the little guy (an avowed socialist) is just really a self centered politician like most socialists are at their core. AOC capitalized on her poor me story(I'm just a former waitress struggling to get by like you, heck I cant even afford to move to DC because of income inequalities)...… VOMIT
     
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    You know … I was thinking about The Donald's past as a liberal and democrat. It's funny how some liberals on the board "But Trump, but Trump" on just about every topic in an attempt to denigrate conservatives …. yet The Donald learned/developed all of his bad habits and behavior when he was a liberal …... a democrat. When you think about it ….. his personal behavior is much more consistent with that of the liberal …... than it is with a true conservative.



     
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    True. All of his sex scandals are heterosexual and typically the conservative sex scandals are usually family values types having homosexual affairs.
     
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