Skip to comments.Death by Delay [The old Reds have become the new Greens]
Posted on 07/02/2014 1:11:28 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
There was a time, before the baby-boom generation took over, when we took pride in the achievements of our builders, producers, and innovators. There was always great celebration when settler families got a phone, a tractor, a bitumen road, or electric power. An oil strike or a gold discovery made headlines, and people welcomed new businesses, new railways, and new inventions. Science and engineering were revered, and the wealth delivered by these human achievements enabled the builders and their children to live more rewarding lives, with more leisure, more time for culture and crusades, and greater interest in taking better care of their environment.
Then a green snake entered the Garden of Eden.
Many of the genuine conservationists from the original environmental societies were replaced by political extremists who felt lost after the Comrade Societies collapsed and China joined the trading world. These zealots were mainly interested in promoting environmental alarms in order to push a consistent agenda of world control of production, distribution and exchange a new global utopia run by unelected all-knowing people just like them.
The old Reds became the new Greens.
They used every credible-sounding scare to recruit support peak resources, acid rain, ozone holes, global cooling, species extinction, food security, Barrier Reef threats, global warming or extreme weather to justify global controls, no-go areas and international taxes to limit all human activities.
However, the public became disenchanted with their politics of denial, and their opposition to human progress, so they have adopted a new tactic death by delay.
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The term of art is “watermelons” - Green on the outside, Red on the inside.
Back in the late 1960’s I recognized the communist agenda lurking behind the then-adolescent environmental movement. What better way to assist the Soviet International than to hamstring American energy production and consequently her ability to outperform the socialist model?
Hopefully people will know who to go after when things go wrong.
Mindless girls and young women are being proselyted in bevys of thousands.
The goal of making a difference to enhance self esteem can be met by thinking proper thoughts and wearing properly decorated shirts