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UN climate chief: Communism is best to fight global warming
The Daily Caller ^ | January 15, 2014 | Michael Bastasch

Posted on 01/15/2014 11:45:12 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres said that democracy is a poor political system for fighting global warming. Communist China, she says, is the best model.

China may be the world’s top emitter of carbon dioxide and struggling with major pollution problems of their own, but the country is “doing it right” when it comes to fighting global warming says Figueres.

“They actually want to breathe air that they don’t have to look at,” she said. “They’re not doing this because they want to save the planet. They’re doing it because it’s in their national interest.”

Figueres added that the deep partisan divide in the U.S. Congress is “very detrimental” to passing any sort of legislation to fight global warming. The Chinese Communist Party, on the other hand, can push key policies and reforms all on its own. The country’s national legislature largely enforces the decisions made by the party’s Central Committee and other executive offices.

Communism was responsible for the deaths of about 94 million people in China, the Soviet Union, North Korea, Afghanistan and Eastern Europe in the 20th Century. China alone was responsible for 65 million of those deaths under communist rule....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: algerhiss; carolbrowner; china; climatechange; communistagenda; globalwarming; unitednations; vanjones
When's her next meeting with Valerie Jarrett?
1 posted on 01/15/2014 11:45:12 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In the same way that communism is the best to fight air pollution, as seen by the excellent air quality in Beijing?


2 posted on 01/15/2014 11:51:21 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: coloradan

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-01-15/beijing-shuts-down-pollution-over-past-12-hours-literally-chart


3 posted on 01/15/2014 11:53:59 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: coloradan

Has this beeotch ever been to Beijing? It is far, far, far, far more polluted than any democratically run country.


4 posted on 01/15/2014 11:55:22 PM PST by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
UN climate chief: Communism is best to fight global warming because no free man would buy into the hoax and force is necessary to impose the agenda.
5 posted on 01/15/2014 11:55:39 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Leftists inevitably envy the authoritarian structures of the statists and their regimes.

That woman is too stupid to be ashamed of her position, and too stupid to understand why she's dead wrong in her assertions.

Things like the EPA--in communist nations--are considered impediments. They ape our governmental structures whenever convenient, so as to grant themselves the semblance of governmental legitimacy (i.e., we're the government, we're looking out for the people). But it's a sham.

That pretty much applied to the USSR and others; with China, YES, it is so very bad in Peking that the Party really does want to reduce pollution, that is true.

They're reaping their own whirlwind: They were in such a hot hurry to industrialize, they threw all environmental sense to the wind. Only now do they realize their mistake. The Heavy Hand of one party rule can make quick decisions, yes, but often these decisions have unintended consequences. (E.g., rapid industrialization leading to rapid environmental degradation.)

Another example of the joyous benefits of one party rule would be the one child police. Great idea, it will reduce the population. Ooops...uh...no girls, because every family chooses boys. What a collosal BLUNDER the party made, eh?

Top down governance always results in amplification of mistakes because of bad policy's unintended consequences.

6 posted on 01/15/2014 11:57:49 PM PST by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
China may be the world’s top emitter of carbon dioxide and struggling with major pollution problems of their own, but the country is “doing it right” when it comes to fighting global warming

well that certainly seems perfectly logical.

7 posted on 01/16/2014 12:02:29 AM PST by RC one
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To: Yehuda

Aah! S/he cooled my jets.


9 posted on 01/16/2014 12:25:32 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This gal is hilarious. She should be a comedian from your earlier thread.


10 posted on 01/16/2014 12:28:15 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Comedians have psychotic personality traits, study finds
11 posted on 01/16/2014 12:31:52 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if she’d still feel that way if a communist was making her dig her own grave before putting a bullet in the back of her skull?

Because that’s what they do and why doesn’t she know this?


12 posted on 01/16/2014 12:36:15 AM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: sauron

Communists don’t want excellence, they want universal mediocrity.


13 posted on 01/16/2014 12:40:00 AM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
China may be the world’s top emitter of carbon dioxide and struggling with major pollution problems of their own, but the country is “doing it right” when it comes to fighting global warming says Figueres.

Because of fracking, capitalist America lowered its emissions to Kyoto Protocol levels without even trying.

14 posted on 01/16/2014 12:47:50 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Adding a new coal fired electrical plant every week for the next 10 years is her idea of fighting global warming?

Green is the new Red.


15 posted on 01/16/2014 12:50:41 AM PST by Mikey_1962 (Democrats have destroyed more cities than Godzilla)
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To: lefty-lie-spy; All

A year ago I read a book titled something like “A Visit to Planet China”. Don’t remember exact title. It was written about 6 years ago. The author reported that the live expectancy of traffic cops is about 46 years of age.


16 posted on 01/16/2014 12:54:15 AM PST by gleeaikin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Goodness! She’s not supposed to say that out loud!!!!!


17 posted on 01/16/2014 1:30:42 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is also a good way to fight cancer. More people die young = less cancer.


18 posted on 01/16/2014 2:08:41 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Finally, someone admits it.


19 posted on 01/16/2014 2:25:19 AM PST by Squeako (The radicals are the wolves. The moderates are the wolves in sheep's clothing.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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The environment is suffering damage that could be irreversible — global warming, the greenhouse effect, the melting of the polar ice caps, the rising sea level, hurricanes — with terrible social occurrences that will shake life on this planet.”

“I believe this idea has a strong connection with reality. I don’t think we have much time. Fidel Castro said in one of his speeches I read not so long ago, ‘tomorrow could be too late, let’s do now what we need to do’.”

I believe it is time that we take up with courage and clarity a political, social, collective and ideological offensive across the world — a real offensive that permits us to move progressively, over the next years, the next decades, leaving behind the perverse, destructive, destroyer, capitalist model and go forward in constructing the socialist model to avoid barbarism and beyond that the annihilation of life on this planet.”

—Hugo Chavez, at the 16th World Festival of Youth and Students, held in Caracas on August 8-15, 2005

20 posted on 01/16/2014 2:25:44 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
When's her next meeting with Valerie Jarrett?

"Goal is complete revolution"...

VAN JONES (Obama's former 'Green Jobs Czar')

YouTube:
"Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, speaks [lovingly] about Green Job Czar, Van Jones, at the Netroots Convention on August 12, 2009. Then Van Jones speaks about [a COMMUNIST] transforming [of] the whole society."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnDxzvc0OXk&feature=related
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VAN JONES SHOCK ADMISSION [in his own words]: "Goal is Complete Revolution"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh4Z0V0zNQg
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Here is the transcript of the above YouTube video:

“Right after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat if the civil rights leaders had jumped out and said OK now we want reparations for Slavery, we want redistribution of all the wealth, and we want to legalize mixed marriages. If we’d come out with a maximum program the very next day, they’d been laughed at. Instead they came out with a very minimum. “We just want to integrate these busses…”

But, inside that minimum demand was a very radical kernel that eventually meant that from 1964 to 1968 complete revolution was on the table for this country.

And, I think that this green movement has to pursue those same steps and stages.

Right now we say we want to move from suicidal gray capitalism to something eco-capitalism where at least we’re not fast-tracking the destruction of the whole planet. Will that be enough? No, it won’t be enough. We want to go beyond the systems of exploitation and oppression all together. But, that’s a process and I think that’s what’s great about the movement that is beginning to emerge is that the CRISIS is so severe in terms of joblessness, violence and now ecological threats that people are willing to be both pragmatic and visionary.

So the green economy will start off as a small subset and we are going to push it and push it and push it until it becomes the engine for transforming the whole society.

SOURCE for this transcript (it matches the video):
http://ironicsurrealism.blogivists.com/2009/09/02/van-jones-obamas-green-czar-%E2%80%98green-jobs%E2%80%99-goal-is-%E2%80%98complete-revolution%E2%80%99-away-from-%E2%80%98gray-capitalism%E2%80%99/
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Here's the original source for the Van Jones quote about the time he spent in jail following the Rodney King/LA riots (Jones was arrested in "peaceful" protests in San Fran). It was in a 2005 interview he did with East Bay Express. They of course (what else?) claim he "renounced his rowdy Black Nationalist ways" since then (yet he's calling for "complete revolution" in Aug 2009! ...see above):

But in jail, he said, "I met all these young radical people of color -- I mean really radical, communists and anarchists. And it was, like, 'This is what I need to be a part of.'" Although he already had a plane ticket, he decided to stay in San Francisco. "I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary." In the months that followed, he let go of any lingering thoughts that he might fit in with the status quo. "I was a rowdy nationalist on April 28th, and then the verdicts came down on April 29th," he said. "By August, I was a communist."

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/gyrobase/the-new-face-of-environmentalism/Content?oid=1079539&showFullText=true
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The 1992 LA/Rodney King riots were instigated by the Revolutionary Communist Party...

From David Horowitz's FrontpageMag.com /DiscoverTheNetworks.org:

"Throughout its history, one of RCP's [Revolutionary Communist Party] principal objectives has been to foment civil unrest in the United States. The most notable example of such efforts occurred on April 29, 1992, when RCP members looted and trashed the downtown and government districts of Los Angeles, triggering the infamous Rodney King riots. During the days immediately preceding the violence, RCP -- which maintained close ties to the L.A. gangs known as the Crips and the Bloods -- had circulated throughout South Central Los Angeles a leaflet featuring a statement by RCP National Spokesman Carl Dix, titled 'It's Right To Rebel' -- a quote popularized by Mao Zedong.

Encouraged by Dix, RCP activists helped lead the riots that would leave 58 people dead, more than 2,300 people injured, some 5,300 buildings burned, and $1 billion in property damaged or destroyed. On the ten-year anniversary of the rioting, RCP member Joseph Veale fondly recalled the violence as 'the most beautiful, the most heroic civil action in the history of the United States.'"
http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6197
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"Jones was the leader and founder of a radical group, the communist revolutionary organization Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement, or STORM. That group, together with Jones' Elle Baker Center for Human Rights, led a vigil Sept. 12, 2001, at Snow Park in Oakland, Calif.

STORM's official manifesto, titled, "Reclaiming Revolution," surfaced on the Internet."--via TheObamaFile
http://www.leftspot.com/blog/files/docs/STORMSummation.pdf

21 posted on 01/16/2014 2:27:41 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think that it’s nice that the terminally stupid are able to find employment.


22 posted on 01/16/2014 2:27:58 AM PST by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Yehuda
just in case u have squishy brakes, or run out of blue helmets, whatever.


23 posted on 01/16/2014 2:31:57 AM PST by cynwoody
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

UN climate chief: Communism is best to fight global warming.


Just like communism was best for fighting Global Cooling in the 1970s and 1980s


24 posted on 01/16/2014 2:32:19 AM PST by rdcbn
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
From The Washington Times, January 12, 2009

Obama climate czar has socialist ties
Group sees 'global governance' as solution

by Stephen Dinan

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Until last week, Carol M. Browner, President-elect Barack Obama's pick as global warming czar, was listed as one of 14 leaders of a socialist group's Commission for a Sustainable World Society, which calls for "global governance" and says rich countries must shrink their economies to address climate change.

By Thursday, Mrs. Browner's name and biography had been removed from Socialist International's Web page, though a photo of her speaking June 30 to the group's congress in Greece was still available.

lots more...
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/12/obama-climate-czar-has-socialist-ties/
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Here's a link to an image of a Google cache of the Socialist International's webpage that originally included Obama's "Climate Czar" Carol Browner. It was found by FReeper, Publius6961:
http://24ahead.com/images/si-csws-cache-as-of-011009.jpg

25 posted on 01/16/2014 2:37:04 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres said that democracy is a poor political system for fighting global warming. Communist China, she says, is the best model.

The United Nations, a communist inspired organization, appears to be more bold in acknowledging what most people already know.

Communist China, exempted from the failed Kyoto protocols, has a serious pollution problem that evolved under Communism.

Why is the USA having anything to do with the UN?

26 posted on 01/16/2014 2:38:09 AM PST by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: olezip
The United Nations, a communist inspired organization

Re: the formation of the United Nations

Alger Hiss (November 11, 1904 – November 15, 1996) was an American lawyer, government official, author, and lecturer. He was involved in the establishment of the United Nations both as a U.S. State Department and U.N. official. Hiss was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in connection with this charge in 1950.

On August 3, 1948, Whittaker Chambers, a former Communist Party member, testified under subpoena before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) that Hiss had secretly been a Communist while in federal service. Chambers had previously testified under oath that Hiss had never been a Communist or a spy, and Chambers would admit, under oath, to other instances where he had committed perjury under oath. Called before HUAC, Hiss categorically denied the charge. When Chambers repeated his claim on nationwide radio, Hiss filed a defamation lawsuit against him.

During the pretrial discovery process, Chambers produced new evidence indicating that he and Hiss had been involved in espionage, which both men had previously denied under oath to HUAC. A federal grand jury indicted Hiss on two counts of perjury; Chambers admitted to the same offense but, as a cooperating government witness, was never charged. Although Hiss’s indictment stemmed from the alleged espionage, he could not be tried for that crime because the statute of limitations had expired.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiss_Case

27 posted on 01/16/2014 2:43:43 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

The fact is....Free Traders and Global Warmists share many of the same beliefs...more than just believing two of the biggest BS theories of all time

No wonder Al Gore is a big pusher of both Free Trade and Global Warming.

Of course, Communist China is the poster child for both failed Free Trade and Global Warming...just take a whiff of Beijing air


28 posted on 01/16/2014 3:04:23 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
UN climate chief: Communism is best to fight global warming

300 million guns in the hands of free US citizens say F@ Y@!!!

29 posted on 01/16/2014 3:11:04 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OK!! Everybody pay attention!

Lesson for today:

1. The sun is 1,300,000 times as big as the earth.

2. The sun is a ball of fire that controls the climates of all its planets.

3. The earth is one of the sun’s planets.

4. The earth is a speck in comparison to the size of the sun.

5. Inhabitants of the earth are less than specks.

Study Question: How do less-than-specks in congress plan to control the sun?


30 posted on 01/16/2014 3:19:24 AM PST by abclily
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

China- buying and burning the coal Americans can’t buy and burn

ah yes, single party dictatorship is SO much more socially efficient than those other pesky inefficient political systems where dissenting views by obvious idiots and enemies of the state must be tolerated and accommodated. Just ask the WH that puts Mao’s picture on its Christmas tree.


31 posted on 01/16/2014 4:13:37 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unbelievable


32 posted on 01/16/2014 4:49:00 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; John Semmens

John, when did you start writing under another name?


33 posted on 01/16/2014 5:19:53 AM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Finally someone in the club admits what the whole scam is about.


34 posted on 01/16/2014 5:25:34 AM PST by Organic Panic
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She sounds like Paul Krugman’s biggest fan.


35 posted on 01/28/2014 7:18:01 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bttt


36 posted on 02/05/2014 7:24:30 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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