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The laughable, pathetic, infantile Green
New Deal sets a new low for Democrats

Washington Times, by Joseph Curl

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/10/2019 5:21:30 AM

Right from the outset, the six-page document laying out the “Green New Deal” seemed like a joke, something a few devious wags in the Republican Party whipped up to parody an expansive environmental plan conjured up by Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The first words in the document put together by Ms. Ocasio-Cortez to explain the congressional resolution are “Overview — We will begin work immediately on Green New Deal bills to put the nuts and bolts on the plan described in this resolution (important to say so someone else can’t claim this mantle).” “Important to say so someone else

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: M2, 2/10/2019 6:45:48 AM     (No. 11898227)

None of these people has what it takes to lead the country.

The Democrat party was taken by surprise by these imbeciles in the freshman class and some who have been there a bit before. How much more were the rest of us taken by surprise at how many people are taking these people seriously?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Marjbaldwin, 2/10/2019 6:52:51 AM     (No. 11898231)

New lows while at rock bottom. Quite a feat.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bradcro, 2/10/2019 7:25:50 AM     (No. 11898244)

Serious policy proposal from the bartender.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TheNewColdWar, 2/10/2019 7:50:15 AM     (No. 11898263)

Uh, is the GND really more ridiculous than saying that Mexico will pay for a border wall or that Trump can eliminate the (then) $19 trillion dollar debt in eight years??

What really is laughable, pathetic, and infantile is the mindless tribalism that now pretends to be political discourse.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 2/10/2019 8:15:35 AM     (No. 11898288)

Attacking the details of this nutty scheme is almost as dumb as the scheme itself.

What SHOULD be attacked are not the details - - but its underlying notion - - the fake, phony hoax called Climate Change.

It doesn´t matter what the details are - - the entire premise is false.

ATTACK THAT!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/10/2019 8:23:45 AM     (No. 11898299)

#4, in the immortal words of John McEnroe..."You cannot be serious!" The AOC Green New Deal is a whole other level of truly infantile. Eliminating cow farts and airplanes? Paying people who are unwilling to work? That´s on the same level as making Mexico pay for the wall? Please. You are beclowning yourself.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Northcross, 2/10/2019 8:35:57 AM     (No. 11898315)

AOC is not capable of putting this together, gaining congressional support, and having every media source give it air time. She is just a puppet that doesn´t know she is a puppet.

Who is pulling the strings?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: cobieone, 2/10/2019 8:44:09 AM     (No. 11898325)

#4, Did you read the GND??? The border wall is still an ongoing issue and very likely to go Trump´s way. The GND is unbelievably embarrassing and childish. and should concern every common sense, thinking American.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: franq, 2/10/2019 8:47:09 AM     (No. 11898329)

If the world is ending in 12 (not 11 or 13) years as A.O. Cortex asserts, what´s the point of having a Jolly Green New Deal?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/10/2019 8:52:38 AM     (No. 11898337)

We should expect the vast majority of Americans are not radicalized morons- not yet, anyway. At least 60% of thinking people have got to understand the GND is a fantasy that- for now, can go nowhere at all legislation -wise. The DemoKKkrat party may initially seem to endorse it- but, it has to be greatly watered down to almost non-existent status before being placed in a convention created platform- even as a single plank! Why? Because it is a politically devastating position for a nationwide election. For now, it is safe to moderately praise - but, political reality is soon going to squash it like a bug.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/10/2019 8:56:39 AM     (No. 11898346)

The key here is not to let them get away with it. Just to ridicule it and let them go politically unscathed (because otherwise you will be accused of being a racist) is exactly what McCain, Jeb, Mittens would do. Let us hope PDT doesn´t let them off the hook that easily.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: chillijilli, 2/10/2019 9:04:19 AM     (No. 11898353)

Not so sure we should dismiss this as laughable and preposterous. We need to consider the Millennial mindset. They have been taught and believe that our OneWorld essential goal is to work together, united and feverishly, to save the planet. This is a generational thing and there will be increasingly more of them than there are of us.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: catfur27, 2/10/2019 9:06:57 AM     (No. 11898357)

...the idiot dems don´t realize it yet...but putting forth absolute morons like aoc, fauxcahontas, and those newly elected muslim extremists as their "New Face Of The Party" has basically guaranteed DJT will be re-elected in 2020!! ( barring massive voter fraud)...ha ha ha

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Reply 14 - Posted by: starboard, 2/10/2019 9:09:48 AM     (No. 11898364)

We have the greatest economy in the world and the Democrats want to change it. These people don´t have the gray matter to read a balance sheet or financial statement let alone run the most powerful country in the world. They are the party of ignoramuses!

Climate Change is their signature issue. They think they sound smart when they spew fake facts about it. Basically, they´ve run out of issues. In the early 20th century there were many rights issues to run on, such as civil rights, womans rights, workers rights, etc. Those rights have been achieved and along the way the country became an economic giant worldwide. Democrats never run on accomplishments. They are the party of complainers always looking for fault. Obama was good at that.

Democrats say they go to Ivy League schools but sound like high school drop outs when you look at the field of qualified candidates. They are ingrates filled with hate, not only for President Trump, but also for the United States.
They are embarassing themselves by even acknowledging this stupid Green New Deal. No planes, trains and buses. Let´s do no trucks which means no food at the grocery stores and we all starve to death.
Insanity on steroids.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: Franz, 2/10/2019 9:10:42 AM     (No. 11898365)

Many of the Democrat President wannabes who endorsed this deal before reading it are trying to back away from it claiming it´s a fake document.

Look for many, many revisions to be made to this deal as the most outrageous proposals are modified or removed. All earlier versions will be declared to be fake.

If like your thriving economy, you can keep your thriving economy. Because everything will be free.



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Reply 16 - Posted by: Muguy, 2/10/2019 9:25:08 AM     (No. 11898383)

#2, BRAVO!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/10/2019 9:49:17 AM     (No. 11898412)

The GND is yet one more example that our Washington ´elite´ are not fit to lead. As for Trump being no better than the rest, at least he is not Washington, and a number of things have been done that would not have been done if A democrat or any other Republican were President.

So many of these people need to be voted out, but how can that be done when there are no real choices.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: congar, 2/10/2019 10:30:46 AM     (No. 11898457)

A new high water mark for leftist madness, which would draw votes from about 40% of our dumbed down population.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 2/10/2019 10:35:10 AM     (No. 11898462)

Don´t laugh but there are spineless Trump hating RINOs in Congress that would give or vote to give parts of the GND to the left to show they are not partisan. That´s the real scary part. Maybe a debate on the floor about abolishing cow flatulence or solar panels for jet planes adding thousands of bird killing wind mills. Our government has been dumb down and I´m not laughing I´m crying.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: zek, 2/10/2019 10:37:00 AM     (No. 11898465)

After the disasterous rollout of this mess, AOC is trying to say it isn’t really what she said and it was somehow doctored. Really, they are trying to blame the Republicans for somehow doctoring this to make it look bad. So the narrative to save her begins and the group think groupies are grabbing the bait.

How can anyone vote for these fools?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 2/10/2019 10:39:45 AM     (No. 11898472)

Poor Bernie, has he been left out of this mess? The sister warriors have left you at the station Bernie. Sad.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: kono, 2/10/2019 10:58:59 AM     (No. 11898518)

The GND´s utter absurdity seems to be a big part of its appeal to the idealistic snowflake-millennials. Which is why pointing out how unrealistic and infantile it is doesn´t seem to reduce its popularity among them.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Jrsample, 2/10/2019 11:04:55 AM     (No. 11898522)

“We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast."

I was unaware that airplanes were religious much less engaged in fasting rituals.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Donna M, 2/10/2019 11:15:41 AM     (No. 11898536)

#7, the strings are pulled and funded by Soros and Steyer.

With Soros, you have to get rid of not only the man but the family as well as all his business and funding interests. I was hoping that Orban in Hungary would do it but no.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: jacksin5, 2/10/2019 11:42:00 AM     (No. 11898567)

The Left has been implementing Socialist ideas for many years now. The drip,drip,drip, has been so gradual that many fail to realize it until it´s in place.

Think of the GND as a Soviet-Style 10 year plan.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Dovestar, 2/10/2019 11:49:36 AM     (No. 11898572)

I like what one comment after the article says: MABA, make Alexandria a bartender again.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: edgar, 2/10/2019 12:10:55 PM     (No. 11898591)

#5 I disagree. If you focus on the climate change fraud, you remove attention from using unicorn farts to power the planet. Climate change is too broad of a topic. GND provides better details of Dems rainbow dreams that are not supported by either science or common sense/reality.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: NotaBene, 2/10/2019 12:27:57 PM     (No. 11898603)

We are in an Interglacial Period. 15,000 years ago the Mississippi valley was covered by 1 mile deep ice. We do not not know if we are already heading back to the next ice age or not just yet. It depends on solar spot activity that we do not control. But is does feel this winter was very cold. Baby, it’s cold outside.

Riots in France over the carbon tax. In the US we drill and have peace and prosperity. Re-elect Trump in 2020. Donaldjtrump.com

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Reply 29 - Posted by: OregonBoomergirl, 2/10/2019 12:53:34 PM     (No. 11898630)

To get rid of cows would mean no milk and no beef. No milk means no cheese, butter, or yogurt. What is wrong with these nitwits? Also, wouldn’t we need to get rid of all the other farting animals? Human beings fart all the time too! Can you imagine if these people get back in charge of the whole government again? Yikes.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 2/10/2019 2:05:05 PM     (No. 11898677)

Democrats belong on another planet.
Is the technology available to rocket them to Mars?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 2/10/2019 2:34:09 PM     (No. 11898703)

Maybe we can get the money from Obama´s stash.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Virtudawg, 2/10/2019 3:24:31 PM     (No. 11898731)

But, but, AOC must know what she is doing, given her many years of experience as a bartender. What could possibly go wrong?? (s/o)

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Penny Spencer, 2/10/2019 3:55:57 PM     (No. 11898754)

Essentially, AOC is advocating the extinction of cattle. What great slogans it will make for our side! "Make Cattle Extinct: Vote Democrat." "Say Adios to Cheese: Vote Democrat." "Kiss Your Quarter Pounder Goodbye: Vote Democrat." Sure would like to have the hat concession. Meanwhile, where is PETA in all of this?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Golden Goose, 2/10/2019 4:13:22 PM     (No. 11898769)

Perhaps it´s time to stage a fart-in at some prominent Democrat´s townhall meeting.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Samoasam, 2/10/2019 4:34:22 PM     (No. 11898781)

All the comments here are on point....these people are imbeciles, morons, and idiots. Their proposals boarder insanity. They have just lost the 2020 election with this green manifesto. Just look at the numbers of voters tied to the jobs they want to abolish, if they had the revenue to implement--which they don´t. The airline industry, from Boeing on down; the coal, oil, gas industry and affiliated jobs; the farming,ranch, food industry associated with cow, meat, dairy products; etc.
Now while these fools run around espousing their fraudulent, impossible scheme, the Republicans, conservatives, and rational people should attack them with every legal means available to civilized society---And destroy that ideology forever!!!!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: web, 2/10/2019 6:48:13 PM     (No. 11898904)

Just the idiotic proposal to retrofil every building and rebuild them as energy efficient is mindblowingly stupid. Do they realize how much resources and building materials would be required, not mention all the waste to be disposed of?

Where are they going to find quality education and healthcare and safe and affordable housing? Most of us already have clean air and water (except perhaps some demoncrat cities) and access to nature.

With no trucks or trains, how do we get food and supplies across the country? Where do all these charging stations get their electricity? From solar and windmills?

Apparently we don´t need a lot more trees, either. We already have way too many in our national forests, and liberal policies allow them to burn every year. The Mid-west and Southwest were once all grasslands and desert, now covered with tress planted over the past century.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: luke21, 2/10/2019 7:20:58 PM     (No. 11898924)

This is what being able to steal any election you want results in.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 2/10/2019 9:08:20 PM     (No. 11898996)

I´m seriously going to vow to keep my carbon footprint lower than Al Gores! I sure hope that helps and makes the greenies happy.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/11/2019 7:20:52 PM     (No. 11900167)

Any thing AOC touches is crap...Stupid...and doesn´t measure up to a third grade level...

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Posted By: NorthernDog- 2/15/2019 11:15:01 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) is running to become the first black female president. But in the early days of the campaign, she’s had to answer questions about the “legitimacy” of her “blackness.” Online, stories have circulated suggesting that Harris is not African American because her parents are immigrants and she spent some of her childhood in Canada. During an appearance on “The Breakfast Club” radio show Monday, hosts DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God asked Harris about that. Harris pushed back. “I’m black, and I’m proud of being black. I was born black. I will die black,”

Reports: McConnell Backed Emergency
Declaration to Prevent Trump Veto
of Flawed Border Security Bill

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Breitbart Economy, by Neil Munro    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 2/15/2019 11:11:31 AM     Post Reply
The GOP Majority Leader in the Senate persuaded President Donald Trump to not veto the GOP’s flawed border security bill by promising to back a national emergency construction of border walls, according to insider leaks to the establishment media. The Washington Post reported that “Trump had been leaning against supporting the congressional spending bill but relented after several conversations with [Majority Leader Sen. Mitch] McConnell, who then announced his agreement to go along with an emergency declaration.” One reason for Trump’s last-minute opposition is that congressional leaders conducted the negotiations without significant White House involvement.

Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld announces
exploratory bid to challenge Trump
in GOP primary

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NBC News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 2/15/2019 9:38:54 AM     Post Reply
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld launched a presidential exploratory committee in New Hampshire Friday, making him the first Republican officially eying a longshot GOP primary challenge to President Donald Trump. “I’m here because I think our country is in grave peril,” Weld said at an announcement at a “Politics and Eggs” breakfast in New Hampshire, a frequent stop for presidential candidates. “I cannot sit quietly on the sidelines any longer.” "We cannot sit passively as our precious democracy slips quietly into darkness," he said. Weld, who served as governor in the Bay State from 1991 to 1997, was the Libertarian Party

Amazon decision a win for
Democrats´ rising left wing

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Associated Press, by Lisa Mascaro & Steve Peoples    Original Article
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WASHINGTON— What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. Proposing "economic transformation" to combat climate change. Gleefully waving goodbye to a big business — and its jobs. On Thursday, newly-elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez led a chorus of cheers as Amazon announced it was abandoning plans to build a sought-after headquarters in New York City. Activists berated the online giant for a $3 billion package of tax breaks she said the city could better invest

How Dumb is Ocasio-Cortez?
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: ScarletPimpernel- 2/15/2019 10:10:38 PM     Post Reply
The two hottest commodities in the Democratic Party are Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Earlier this week, Omar exhibited stunning ignorance in her hostile questioning of Elliott Adams Abrams. Similarly, Ocasio-Cortez has often displayed a surprising lack of knowledge for someone who apparently is a college graduate. Don’t get me started on the “Green New Socialism.” But she outdid herself yesterday. The context was Amazon’s announcement that it would not, after all, build a second corporate headquarters in Long Island City, which I understand is close to, but not within, Ocasio-Cortez’s district. The project reportedly would have entailed

You may be disappointed
by the Mueller report

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NBC News, by Ken Dilanian    Original Article
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Washington — Millions of Americans are waiting for Robert Mueller to give them the final word on whether the Trump campaign conspired with the 2016 Russian election interference effort — and whether their president is under the influence of a foreign adversary. Millions of Americans may be sorely disappointed. Unless Mueller files a detailed indictment charging members of the Trump campaign with conspiring with Russia, the public may never learn the full scope of what Mueller and his team has found — including potentially scandalous behavior that doesn´t amount to a provable crime.

Why we should thank Andrew
McCabe for his dishonorable service

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New York Post, by Michael Goodwin    Original Article
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Andrew McCabe is a national disgrace. He was part of the most corrupt and most partisan leadership team in FBI history and was fired for being dishonest under oath. And yet, America owes him a big thank-you. McCabe, you see, has reminded us once again that there really is a powerful deep state, and that there has not been a full accounting of rampant FBI misconduct during the presidential campaign of 2016. There is also still too much we don’t know about the role top aides to then-President Barack Obama and higher-ups in the Justice Department

Ocasio-Cortez’s boyfriend
granted House email account

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New York Post, by Marisa Schultz    Original Article
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WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s relationship with boyfriend Riley Roberts is official. Roberts has been granted a government “house.gov” email address so he can access Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional calendar, the 29-year-old congresswoman confirmed Friday. Spouses of members of Congress are afforded privileges, such as a House email address, a congressional pin to bypass security and a House license plate to enter Capitol grounds and enjoy parking privileges, House aides say. While he’s not officially a spouse, Roberts can have access to House email for calendar purposes, according to the office of the Chief Administrative Officer of the House. “From time to


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