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Romney's Pending Sellout on Global Warming (revive cap and trade)
The American Spectator ^ | March 7, 2012 | Peter Ferrara

Posted on 03/07/2012 4:47:44 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

......Romney's Developing Sellout on GlobalWarming

But those conservatives and Tea Party patriots overlooking Romney'sRomneycare apostasy to still vote for him in the primaries are setting themselves up to be gravely disappointed again on this issue. As Governor of Massachusetts, Romney appointed to state office Obama science czar JohnHoldren, a wacky far out leftist, and Obama EPA AssistantAdministrator GinaMcCarthy, who is writing and implementing all of the Obama restrictions on power plants.

Among the advisors to the Romney campaign on these issues today is JamesConnaughton, formerly head of the Bush WhiteHouseCouncil of EnvironmentalQuality, and a long time ardent supporter of cap and trade. Another is JeffHolmstead, Bush EPAAirChief who promoted global warming hysteria, and an interstate clean air rule providing the precedent for Obama's job and economy destroying CrossStateAirPollutionRule. Still another is Edward Krenick, another former Bush EPA supporter of cap and trade. No wonder highly active global warming skeptic James Taylor says that Romney's people on global warming are as bad as Obama's people.

...Gingrich was the lead witness testifying against cap and trade in Congress, Romney has little to say on the issue, and no history of fighting against it. A central theme of the Gingrich campaign recently has been to emphasize the enormous store of American energy, especially fossil fuel oil and gas, that must be fully tapped without reservation,... Romney responds by saying this theme is just pandering to gas price hysteria.

...Gingrich calls for replacing the Environmental Protection Agency entirely with a new Environmental Solutions Agency,.... Romney opposes abolishing or structurally changing the EPA.

The only hope for reviving cap and trade is for a newly elected Republican President to propose it, undercutting Congressional Republican opposition to it. Conservatives will rue allowing Romney a pass to the nomination if he turns out to be that guy.

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: epa; gingrich; globalwarming; romney; romney4globalwarming; romney4romneycare
Mitt and Obama:

Perry's ad: Carbon Copies [:60]

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As Governor of Massachusetts, Romney appointed to state office Obama science [and Technology] czar John Holdren, a wacky far out leftist, and Obama EPA Assistant Administrator Gina McCarthy, who is writing and implementing all of the Obama restrictions on power plants.

Obama's Science [and Technology] Czar [John P. Holdren] Considered Forced Abortions, Sterilization as Population Growth Solutions

Romney’s Troubling Appointments (Mitt's environmental policy team now works for Obama)....." Gina McCarthy, the chief EPA clean air regulator, also worked as an environmental regulator for then-Governor Romney. Her role now is as point guard (nyuk) in the Obama Administrations fight to make coal fired electric generating plants extinct."...

1 posted on 03/07/2012 4:47:48 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Come On FReepers & Other Conservatives -

If you REALLY WANT TO STOP Myth-Rom - Let's make a deal NOW - In the Primary:

* Rick as temp Placekeeper Nominee *

Gingrich and Santorum are killing each other. - by xzins (Since 1998)

Rick and Newt need to get together and cream Romney. - by Linda Frances

The FR Golden Gate Plan! => Post 55 "GOP Brokered Primary Now!" thread

Quinn: “If you want to know what the democrats are up to, look at what they are accusing the Republicans of.”

- Quinn & Rose - warroom.com

2 posted on 03/07/2012 4:58:42 AM PST by Golden Gate
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To: Golden Gate
Newt Gingrich MUST battle forward because the GOP will kill Rick the second Newt retreats. It may look ugly but Rick and Newt are killing the Establishment's choice -- CONSERVATIVES are holding the line this time.

Fox New's behavior last night is just one example of how much the GOP-e fear Newt.

FOR OTHERS ON THIS THREAD THE GLOBAL WARMING=ROMNEY IS SERIOUS.

3 posted on 03/07/2012 5:04:21 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Bishop Romney is the absolute worst thing that could happen to the Republican party. As the nominee, Obama will beat him to pieces and sadly, I don’t even see that as a bad thing.


4 posted on 03/07/2012 5:12:25 AM PST by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
CW, with all respect, would you go into your thinking on this comment?

It may look ugly but Rick and Newt are killing the Establishment's choice -- CONSERVATIVES are holding the line this time.

I just watched a heart-wrenching loss to Romney last night that was totally avoidable...over 60% of Ohioans voted anti-Romney yesterday, BUT we still lost.

5 posted on 03/07/2012 5:13:03 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

There is just no way I can bring myself to ote or Romne, ever. If we are going to have a far-left Democrat in the White House, let’s have him clearly labeled as such.


6 posted on 03/07/2012 5:27:45 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: xzins
I think by both Rick and Newt remaining on the ballot Mitt can be stopped (why doesn't anyone suggest that Paul drop out btw?). Conservatives can "wheel and deal" their treasured delegates at the convention once we get there. Perhaps many of the lily-livered elected GOP and vaunted pundits will come onboard.

Conservative totals out-do Mitt's ill gotten gains. We have strength in numbers. If Newt drops they'll make quick work of Santorum and visa versa -- the landscape ahead is dangerous for Mitt and his handlers know it. (I strongly believe Gingrich understands this)

It is LONG PAST TIME that we dealt with the festering thorn in our side of the GOP selecting our nominee (and then losing in the general election). We need to embrace this opportunity as a gift to conservative voices.

It is time to ENGAGE the Establishment Elite. When will we have a better opportunity? We KNEW this would not be easy but we must press on with confidence in the correctness and strength of our message and ideology.

Our battle cry: "Remember 2010!"

7 posted on 03/07/2012 5:32:29 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I respect your desire to defeat mitt and the rino establishment... but attacking Romeny for Globull warming after Newt did his couch session with Pelosi on Globull warming? Color me confused.

It would be like attacking Romney for being soft on illegals that have been in the nation for many years and therefore we should support Newt who believes.... ooops.


8 posted on 03/07/2012 5:39:30 AM PST by icwhatudo
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To: icwhatudo
I respect your desire to defeat mitt and the rino establishment... but attacking Romeny for Globull warming after Newt did his couch session with Pelosi on Globull warming? Color me confused.

They you need to get up to speed. Read some of the article I posted.

Instead of trying to attack Newt (and by extension Rick Perry), what do you have to say about Mitt and "cap and trade" and his Massachsetts advisers (both environmental and health care) working in the Obama White House?

9 posted on 03/07/2012 5:44:06 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The only hope for reviving cap and trade is for a newly elected Republican President to propose it, undercutting Congressional Republican opposition to it.

More likely the newly re-elected Obama will pass it through the Democratic Congress (thanks to Romney's suppressing the Republican vote).

10 posted on 03/07/2012 6:25:04 AM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
why doesn't anyone suggest that Paul drop out btw

I don't now and never have considered Ron Paul to be a conservative.

Wheeling and dealing at a brokered convention would be wonderful, but first we have to make it a brokered convention.

I'd settle for smart conservatives: If Santorum leads in your state, then vote Santorum. If Gingrich leads in your state, then vote Gingrich. That's what I did yesterday in Ohio. If others had done the same, Romney would have lost Ohio. Heck, if just 10% of Gingrich supporters had done that yesterday, then Romney would have lost Ohio.

In fact, had we done that nation wide, Romney would have won ONLY Mass and Idaho. (BTW, what is wrong with Idaho?)

11 posted on 03/07/2012 6:46:07 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: xzins; All
UPDATE:

Santorum has dropped below 20% in GA. If that holds, he cannot claim any delegates. Two had been put in his column.

03/06 - GA: 47.4% Newt; 6.5% Paul; 25.7% Romney; 19.6% Santorum = 97% reporting.

12 posted on 03/07/2012 6:49:31 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
If Romney is elected, he will use and expand every bizarre leftist scheme to bleed dry the productive American citizens, and most likely add a few of his own.

Only his fellow crony communists will benefit.

13 posted on 03/07/2012 6:55:30 AM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Unless Mitt convincingly refutes the contents of this thread, he is back on my “No way! NOhow!” list.


14 posted on 03/07/2012 1:49:29 PM PST by Publius6961 (“It’s easy to make phony promises you can’t keep.” - Obama, Feb23, 2012)
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