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Jery Brown, Arnold Schwarzenegger urge green energy policies
Sacramento Bee ^ | 12/16/11 | David Siders

Posted on 12/16/2011 11:26:42 AM PST by SmithL

SAN FRANCISCO – Gov. Jerry Brown railed Thursday against politicians who doubt climate change, calling them "political lemmings" and the chief obstacle in the fight against global warming.

"The main thing we have to deal with in climate change is the skepticism, the denial and the cult-like behavior of the political lemmings that would take us over the cliff," the Democratic governor said at a high-profile conference on climate change at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.

At a conference that included Brown's predecessor, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, Brown said climate change has lengthened the state's fire season and quickened its snowmelt, affecting agriculture and taxing public infrastructure.

He acknowledged Californians have been "squeezed" by the flagging economy, but he said investment is necessary to stem the effect of global warming.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: arnoldschwarzenegger; caenergy; climatechange; demagogues; globalscam; globalscamming; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; goldenstate; governator; jerrybrown; moonbeam; richardbranson; schwarzenegger; virgingroup

"The main thing we have to deal with in climate change is the skepticism, the denial and the cult-like behavior of the political lemmings that would take us over the cliff," Brown said.

1 posted on 12/16/2011 11:26:45 AM PST by SmithL
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To: SmithL

Right, Jerry. Global Warming. And what’s the thermostat set to in Sacramento right now?

Why don’t you give that speech to the farmers in the San Joaquin Valley. The ones you and your environmental whack job friends are destroying in order to protect a non-indigenous bait fish.


2 posted on 12/16/2011 11:32:34 AM PST by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: SmithL

Is there a sane politician in California these days?


3 posted on 12/16/2011 11:32:57 AM PST by ransacked
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To: SmithL

Right, Jerry. Global Warming. And what’s the thermostat set to in Sacramento right now?

Why don’t you give that speech to the farmers in the San Joaquin Valley. The ones you and your environmental whack job friends are destroying in order to protect a non-indigenous bait fish.


4 posted on 12/16/2011 11:32:57 AM PST by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: SmithL

and the main thing we “sceptics” have to contend with is the pro global warming faction that keeps insisting without any substantiation other than with an agenda “they say”, or “experts say”, or “the IPCC says”, and the like.

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS AGW. WE DON’T LIVE IN A GLOBE. We live on one.


5 posted on 12/16/2011 11:33:36 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: ransacked

Not since Tom McClintock got elected to the House of Representatives.


6 posted on 12/16/2011 11:34:16 AM PST by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: steelyourfaith

fyi


7 posted on 12/16/2011 11:36:47 AM PST by SmithL (Proud Tennessee Volunteer)
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To: SmithL

From the Dan Rather school of thought:

“It’s not the accuracy of the report, it’s the seriousness of the charge”

Old Jerry, and many of his tree hugger friends, think because it’s serious, we should act, even if it’s not true.


8 posted on 12/16/2011 11:36:55 AM PST by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: ransacked

sane is so not so California these days, sad to say, the state used to have a vision, now its on an autopilot agenda driving it off the cliff.. at a moderate pace.

btw,, I hear one CA conservative politacritter is moving to Texas to run there.


9 posted on 12/16/2011 11:39:13 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: SmithL

I live in California. I see more and more Californians with green jobs every day. All of them are dumpster divers. If it were not for Moonbeam and Shitzenneger they might be able to find other lines of work. The economy is so bad here that some people cannot afford a bus ticket to get out of here.


10 posted on 12/16/2011 11:39:43 AM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man

This idiot doesn’t get to run for re-election, does he? I mean we’re finally rid of him in a couple years?


11 posted on 12/16/2011 11:43:13 AM PST by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: Right Cal Gal
This idiot doesn’t get to run for re-election, does he? I mean we’re finally rid of him in a couple years?
He'll be reelected in a landslide. And the terms that he served before term-limits were enacted don't count.
12 posted on 12/16/2011 11:46:47 AM PST by SmithL (Proud Tennessee Volunteer)
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To: SmithL
"The ordinary person that lives in the middle of the country somewhere doesn't relate to rising sea levels, they don't relate to melting ice caps," Schwarzenegger said. "


13 posted on 12/16/2011 11:50:56 AM PST by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ("Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts." Richard Feynman father of Quantum Physics)
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To: SmithL
And after that he'll run for Lt Governor.

We'll never be rid of the old toad.

14 posted on 12/16/2011 11:53:39 AM PST by skeeter
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To: SmithL

Jerry. The gig is up. Save your CO2 breath. The only science involved in the FRAUD was POLITICAL.


15 posted on 12/16/2011 11:55:07 AM PST by spawn44 (NSWWER)
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To: SmithL

Right, Jerry. Global Warming. And what’s the thermostat set to in Sacramento right now?

Why don’t you give that speech to the farmers in the San Joaquin Valley. The ones you and your environmental whack job friends are destroying in order to protect a non-indigenous bait fish.


16 posted on 12/16/2011 11:57:45 AM PST by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: SmithL

Frankly, I could care less what Ah-nuld has to say about anything anymore. Nor will I ever spend a single penny of my money supporting any movie or other project he does in the future.

And I can sum up why in two words: Luis Santos.


17 posted on 12/16/2011 11:58:41 AM PST by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: Right Cal Gal

“This idiot doesn’t get to run for re-election, does he?”

I think he can run for re-election. His first two terms were before the term limit law was passed. Brown is like a cockroach, his species never goes extinct.


18 posted on 12/16/2011 11:58:59 AM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man

Jerry’s below 50% on job approval here in Cali; also voters will not approve his plan to raise taxes and want the chance to vote down Brown’s pet “high speed rail” project.

Over 60% think the state is on the wrong track. Gee, ya THINK?


19 posted on 12/16/2011 12:06:22 PM PST by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: SmithL

Arnold who?


20 posted on 12/16/2011 12:10:51 PM PST by Paradox (The rich SHOULD be paying more taxes, and they WOULD, if they could make more money.)
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To: Right Cal Gal

This idiot doesn’t get to run for re-election, does he? I mean we’re finally rid of him in a couple years?

..

He made it sound like this was only a one term gig some toime back, I sure hope so.. altho the waiting in the wings are far from improvement.. LT. Gub. Gavin Nuisance and Kamala ‘is my makeup OK?’ Harris are 2014 possibles.. and to look to the CaGop here is at an even bigger void for ‘talent’.


21 posted on 12/16/2011 12:10:51 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: SmithL
"The main thing we have to deal with in climate change is the skepticism, the denial and the cult-like behavior of the political lemmings that would take us over the cliff,"

Jerry, moonbeam, Brown, talking about lemmings, God have mercy on my soul for the thoughts that I can not post without FR banishment or jail as the result.

The one with a chute ain't Jerry.


22 posted on 12/16/2011 12:14:27 PM PST by USS Alaska (Merry Christmas-Nuke The Terrorist Savages)
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To: SmithL

Proof positive of how FAR out of touch politicians are with everyday Americans.


23 posted on 12/16/2011 12:16:23 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: USS Alaska
"The main thing we have to deal with in climate change is the skepticism, the denial and the cult-like behavior of the political lemmings that would take us over the cliff,"

"And if you agree with me, call my 800 number '1-800-NOT-FLAKY.'"

24 posted on 12/16/2011 12:17:10 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: SmithL

When I was in elementary school back in the 1960’s I recall summer temperatures often reaching 115F + in the shade. Living in the same community I lived in back then, today I’m hard pressed to recall when the last time we had temperatures in that range in the past decade.


25 posted on 12/16/2011 12:20:26 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Rurudyne; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; xcamel; AdmSmith; ...

Thanks SmithL.


26 posted on 12/16/2011 12:29:36 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! May 2013 be even Happier!)
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To: SmithL

Climate change is the excuse - the vehicle being used to implement communitarian policies that are upending the integrity of private property rights, destroying the middle class and pushing people off the land and into densified “liveable communities.”

Please take a look at this website (about 2/3 of the way down) that chronicles the implementation of this agenda happening at a break neck pace in California: http://users.sisqtel.net/armstrng/agenda21.htm

I do not know why people are not in the streets protesting at what this administration is doing to destroy our individual liberties.


27 posted on 12/16/2011 12:32:31 PM PST by marsh2
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To: ransacked
Is there a sane politician in California these days?

yes... he represents Casper in the Wymoming state house. :-)

28 posted on 12/16/2011 12:41:16 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12... Don't complain if 0 shreds the constitution!!!)
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To: SmithL; SunkenCiv; Berlin_Freeper; Genesis defender; golux; proud_yank; Bockscar; grey_whiskers; ...
Thanx for the pings SmithL & SunkenCiv !

 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

29 posted on 12/16/2011 12:41:34 PM PST by steelyourfaith (If it's "green" ... it's crap !!!)
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To: SmithL

Both men are communists.

LLS


30 posted on 12/16/2011 12:53:47 PM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: marsh2; steelyourfaith

The Grift is an added bonus, while it lasts.

A major cement producer has agreed to pay a $1.425 million penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its Mojave plant, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

It’s one of the largest settlements for a single cement facility, the Department of Justice reported in a Thursday news release.

http://www.bakersfield.com/news/business/economy/x1461872297/Cement-plant-operator-to-pay-1-425-million?utm_source=widget_56&utm_medium=photo_entries_teaser_widget&utm_campaign=synapse


31 posted on 12/16/2011 12:56:24 PM PST by twistedwrench
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To: spawn44
Some things never change:


32 posted on 12/16/2011 5:42:15 PM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: SmithL

Governor Moonbeam, an expert on climate? You got to be kidding!


33 posted on 12/16/2011 8:57:21 PM PST by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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34 posted on 12/16/2011 9:18:24 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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It’s not the Democrats’ policies that have sunk California. It’s global warming.

Sure, Jerry.


35 posted on 12/17/2011 4:33:02 AM PST by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: SmithL
When you look at the picture below, one has to wonder if the liberals in our state elected a corpse as our governor.


36 posted on 12/17/2011 6:45:17 AM PST by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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Thanks for the ping.


37 posted on 12/17/2011 8:19:55 AM PST by GOPJ (Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, Than a fatted calf with hatred - Proverbs 15)
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