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Going Green A Luxury Good For Rich At Expense Of Poor
investors.com ^ | 3/27/2014 | Editorial

Posted on 03/28/2014 6:47:37 AM PDT by rktman

Saving The Planet: It used to be said that socialism was the opium of the liberal intelligentsia. But now the drug of choice for the elite is environmentalism.

The dirty little secret of the modern green movement is that it's become a luxury good for the uber-rich who espouse policies — from carbon taxes to renewable energy standards to closing down coal plants — that impose high costs on poor people who can least afford to pay the green tab.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: algorisms; communists; gangreen; green; greenscam; luxurygoods; socialists
The uber-rich libs livin' it up at the cost of those less wealthy? WHAAAAA!!!! Not algore huh? That's the typical lib world view. Good for me but not for thee. Kinda like leland yee profiting from gun running while working to deny "commoners" their "guaranteed" rights.
1 posted on 03/28/2014 6:47:37 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

Can’t agree more. For the most part it’s just a bunch of morally superior posturing.


2 posted on 03/28/2014 6:49:19 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: glorgau

Talked to my CPA yesterday. “One thing is for sure, the rich are getting richer.”


3 posted on 03/28/2014 6:52:29 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: rktman

Never be fooled: environmentalism is yet another cover for socialism, not different.

Green is Red.


4 posted on 03/28/2014 6:54:14 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: glorgau

They rightly have guilt, and this is just their coping mechanism.

Too bad it hurts so many people, eh?


5 posted on 03/28/2014 6:55:44 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

LOL! Did you almost use the word “watermelon”? I think that may be on the endangered “code word” list. :>}


6 posted on 03/28/2014 6:56:23 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Tee shirt “green is the old red”


7 posted on 03/28/2014 7:25:24 AM PDT by HotKat (Politicians are like diapers; they need to be changed often and for the same reason. Mark Twain)
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