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WINDMILLS AND LIMOUSINE LIBERALS [Teddy Spanked]
Atlantic Highlands Herald ^ | 9 March 2006 | Woody Zimmerman

Posted on 03/09/2006 3:06:18 PM PST by ncountylee

There is a rich irony in watching Senator Ted Kennedy join forces with Representative Dan Young of Alaska to stop a windmill power-generating project in Nantucket Sound. Rep. Young –conservative Republican and chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee – often opposes environmental proposals. His ranking from the League of Conservation Voters is zero. Mr. Kennedy’s ranking is 95 percent.

The Cape Wind project they are fighting would place 130 windmills near the center of Nantucket Sound, perhaps seven or eight miles due south of Hyannis Port, Cape Cod, where the Kennedys’ famous seaside property it situated. Messrs. Kennedy and Young propose that the windmills be set back 1.5 nautical miles from shipping or ferry lanes. This would make the project impossible in the narrow waters of the sound.

Mr. Kennedy couches his objections only as a concern for shipping safety – delicately failing to mention that the 24-square-mile windmill-field would degrade his ocean view. (The 417-foot towers would be clearly visible from Hyannis Port.) Environmentalists – whose staunch ally Mr. Kennedy has been – aren’t buying it. They and the Cape Wind developers are outraged at the senator’s NIMBY (“not in my back yard”) posture.

This is “ironic” because Mr. Kennedy is a “limousine liberal” who rarely meets a liberal cause he doesn’t like. But he and others who champion liberal causes – often very intrusive and expensive ones – don’t expect those causes to affect them. Occasions when this happens fall into the man-bites-dog category. I cite a few examples (from a long list) where LLs expect immunity.

Quotas. By being on the politically correct side of racial, gender or sexual preference quotas

(Excerpt) Read more at ahherald.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: capewind; energy; limousineliberal; theswimmer; wind; windenergy

1 posted on 03/09/2006 3:06:21 PM PST by ncountylee
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To: Victoria Delsoul

"Cape Cod Orca" ping.


2 posted on 03/09/2006 3:07:46 PM PST by Alberta's Child
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To: ncountylee

His butt's too big. I'm sure he never even felt it.


3 posted on 03/09/2006 3:12:27 PM PST by MarkeyD (Make Love, Not Cartoons. I really, really loathe liberals.)
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To: Alberta's Child

Liver...do your duty!


4 posted on 03/09/2006 3:13:42 PM PST by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: ncountylee

After so many years of "the bottle".....I'm sure that the liver hath been owerwhelmed by Liduor.


5 posted on 03/09/2006 3:20:09 PM PST by ExcursionGuy84 ("Jesus, Your Love takes my breath away.")
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To: ncountylee

Teddy Kennedy's Nantucket Sound view has been reduced to a drunken fading memory a long time ago.

Fat, drunk & stupid: with a view. Good work if you can get it.


6 posted on 03/09/2006 3:24:49 PM PST by JoeSixPack1
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To: ncountylee; potlatch; PhilDragoo; ntnychik; smoothsailing; Zacs Mom; Lady Jag; Liz; bitt; Boazo

7 posted on 03/09/2006 3:28:21 PM PST by devolve ( (refresh-updated-graphix - Photobucket Imagecave)
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To: ncountylee

Ok, how about we get together and get a piece of Nantuckett condemmed for a Nuke plant. GOD I'd love it.


8 posted on 03/09/2006 3:38:01 PM PST by Joe Boucher (an enemy of islam)
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To: ncountylee

9 posted on 03/09/2006 3:39:14 PM PST by Jackknife ( "I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him 'father'." óWill Rogers)
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To: ncountylee
Say--I know this is changing the subject, but is Barbra Streisand still hanging her laundry on the clothesline?

Oh, and what's the latest on Justice Souter's New Hampshire estate?

10 posted on 03/09/2006 4:02:06 PM PST by Savage Beast (Do not refer to Leftists as "Liberals." There's nothing liberal about these people.)
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To: Joe Boucher
Ok, how about we get together and get a piece of Nantuckett condemmed for a Nuke plant. GOD I'd love it.

If you gave my envirowaco brothers and sisters here on the Cape the choice between a steal farm in the middle of the ocean or a small little nuke plant they would chose the nukes.

11 posted on 03/09/2006 5:12:08 PM PST by chapin2500 (Teach your children to point and laugh at them.)
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To: Alberta's Child
Similar instances are too numerous to recite. Suffice it to say that we are way beyond clean air and water now. If he didn’t realize that before, Senator Kennedy is learning it now. I wish him good luck against a force that even the famous Kennedy Charm might not overcome.

There is a God after all. Though he pretended to be on the same side... I love it when opposites meet in harmonious union. ROTFLOL!

12 posted on 03/09/2006 6:48:19 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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