Skip to comments.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Is ‘Pretty Much All Fantasy-land’
Posted on 12/08/2018 6:28:29 AM PST by Cheerio
Experts decry 'pie in the sky' environmental plan
Since sweeping into Congress atop a wave of far-left support, Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) has been very clear what her number one goal is: a Green New Deal for America.
The freshman congresswoman first attracted attention to the proposal when she joined more than 200 protesters staging a sit-in in support of a GND in Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's (D., Calif.) office. Since then and with Ocasio-Cortez's backing, the idea has swept through left-leaning media, attracting fawning reviews. It also has the support of a number of prominent left-wing environmental activists: deindustrialization advocate Bill McKibben has come out in favor, as has former Vice President Al Gore.
"This is going to be the Great Society, the moonshot, the civil rights movement of our generation. That is the scale of the ambition that this movement is going to require," Ocasio-Cortez said during a Monday town hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.).
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The Left does not believe in reality. They believe wishing makes things so.
Not only does she lack the skills & knowledge to understand that this will not work, she lacks the knowledge to recognize the need to possess such (skills & knowledge) or that they even exist.
Gee she’s nice looking. Boy, she’s in the news a lot. She’s a victim too. I think I’ll vote for her for president. /sarc
I live in WNYS and I would just like to take a moment to thank the morons in NYC for voting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez into office
It’s just not everyday you get a gift this good, get out there and set them straight Alexandria!
Hey Alexis! Where’s my order of chicken wings?
Fantasy to us, but reality to the totalitarian Bronx
The crazy eyes kind of mess up all that “hot young thang”.
Nancy Pelosi fifty years younger. And you know, AO-C switched around and now has given tacit support to Nancy for Speaker.
If they would just stick with green solutions to energy, waste, manufacturing, etc that might have some credibility. People like solutions. Unfortunately “the green new deal” is loaded up with every lefty wish-list item ever. Its kind of like the most heinous earmark bill that has ever been, and probably that is so for much the same reason, to gain the support of interest groups. Some of the stuff looks promising, but it is so full of things that look like critical errors of the type that will bring a system to a screeching halt that it is just like, no, I don’t want to destroy my homeland and everything I am working toward.
It’s just like the EU. A few good ideas mixed with a ton of over-reach and bad ideas.
Saying this is a “Green Martial Plan” sounds like the Lefties plan to bomb and destroy all of our institutions and infrastructure and then rebuild us. The problem is that they have effed up our institutions by trying to run them according to the principles that they plan to implement, which caused the destruction to begin with. They aren’t going to “rebuild” us using their money and know-how, as was done in the original Martial Plan. This is nothing more than “we want to run everything even though much of what we want to do is based on our theories that are more than a little precious and disconnected from how people actually behave.”
I am sure they had a nice “talk”.
Pelosi was a doe-eyed lovely little thing. She aged into crazy eyes but this one has started out that way.
The woman is not just crazy but dangerous crazy.
People actually voted for her. We all know she used to steal other people´s tips when she was a bartender. So she already has practice in spending other people´s money. They need to isolate and put her on a toilet cleaning and sanitation committee where she can do no harm. She is outspoken and simply will not shut up. Now that she is in the house she will cause some major problems for everybody. It´s only a matter of time. They let her in, now they have to deal with her.
that’s how she rolls...
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