Skip to comments.Democrats want Capitol Hill as a 'green' beacon for planet
Posted on 03/03/2007 12:09:15 PM PST by plain talk
Democratic leaders yesterday called for the "greening" of buildings on Capitol Hill, saying politicians have the responsibility to preserve the planet. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has led a charge to fight global warming, and other top Democrats wrote a letter to the chief administrative officer of the House asking him to embark on a "Green the Capitol" initiative. "The Capitol complex should lead the nation in preserving our planet for future generations," the Democrats wrote to Daniel P. Beard yesterday. The letter was signed by Mrs. Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland and Juanita Millender-McDonald of California, the chairman of the House Administration Committee.
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Carbon credits are for sale from Al Gore.
The first thing reagan did when he got in office is turned up the thermostat and told them to get those solar panels off the roof.
They are making these claims as if the issue is settled. It's not. Washington DC's pollution isn't going to make or break the planet.
What daa hecky ???
Wow, this is quickly devolving into a modern man-made religion isn't it? Soon theyll be taking down the 10 commandments (theyre still in the Capital arent they?), and replace it with some rhetoric by Al Gore!
Nancy will put potted pachysandra on the window sills of her extra special, large, air-conditioned office.
Just throw some potted Chrysanthemium (-10sp) or a bunch of Mums into the Capitol rotundra ... or better yet, a bunch of Pot plants for the Dems to munch on or smoke (oooops, smoking is prohibited there) ... GEEZ !!!
You know, they may have a point.
If they bulldoze the place, think of all the CO2 that won't be released into the atmosphere.
However, I don't think that's what they had in mind.
Keep them busy on BS projects.
OK. Bring in A LOT of thorny cactuses in pots, and put them in her office. the office would immediately become green, and with enough cactuses she would be crowded out. She would get a green office and we would get that noone will be there. Win-win.
I saw this little car once and when the doors were opened a bunch of clowns came pouring outta that baby. A bunch.
No kidding. I saw it.
and with this simple idiotic self aggrandizing plan - they'll snag the teen vote because weve offered no alternative
An advocate from the Sand to Glass Institute has gone on the record as saying to top Democrats, "You first."
--politicians have the responsibility to preserve the planet--
Translation: politicians are above all deities, and they own the planet. How refreshing! What joy, to be reminded of this "truth"...
This is completely retarded. I'd like to build some momentum for reduced need for oil in order to stick it to the oil-rich muzzies, but these libfreaks alienate every thinking person from conservation and alternative fuels by casting it as cure for global warming. *SHUT UP*!!!
Capitol Hill has always been a "green" beacon. As in Long Green.
More like a "brown beacon" with all the bs being put out by the Democrats.
Don't these idiots understand that 95% of all greenhouse gasses comes from frickin WATER?
So will Pelosi now trade in Air Force Three, or whatever big plane she just insisted on getting, for a big helium balloon to go back and forth to California in?
They are tainting science too. Now anyone who is interested in meteorology, nature, climate study, animals, whales, dolphins, you name it now has a stigma. This will work to dissuade young conservative and open minded scientific people from entering these fields in the future for fear that they will become labeled as a "libfreak".
Decorate the US Capitol with green lights like a mosque?
Suggestion: All those on the left side of the aisle, walk or ride a bike. No cars! Next, the left should travel to and from their homes states via rail. No planes or automobiles. Air conditioning and heating in their offices should be turned off, not just raised or lowered. Saves on power plant output, thus less pollution created to advance global warming. That should do it.
"Democratic leaders yesterday called for the "greening" of buildings on Capitol Hill ......"
I propose the needed capital for this boondoggle be deducted from their paychecks.
Hold on to your wallets folks.
Capitol Hill is already plenty GR$$$N.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
Yeah, the greening of Ithica worked great. /sarcasm