How the Sierra Club’s Lexus Liberals’ Agenda Hurts Poor Americans

Posted on June 24th, 2015

Global Warming by Eric Allie, CaglecartoonsBy Stephen Moore

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and the whole gang of Democratic leaders claim that one of their highest priorities is to lift up the middle class and reduce the income gap between rich and poor.

That goal collides with what they admit is their very highest priority: stopping climate change. Their agenda is driven by the millionaire and billionaire Democratic donors who make the party possible. But the agenda also involves making energy, home heating, transportation and just about everything else less efficient and more expensive to the middle class and poor. The people who lose their jobs when the climate-change Stalinists prevail are the people at the bottom and the middle of the income ladder.

The billionaire club members don’t seem to mind this collateral damage. Last week billionaire Tom Steyer convened the uber-rich liberal donor base at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle—nice—to pontificate about how much they care about polar bears, the Arctic ice caps and rising sea levels.

As Politico reported earlier this week, Steyer had “his fingerprints are all over this week’s spring meeting of the Democracy Alliance—an indication that the influential coalition of liberal donors intends to spend big to elevate climate change, and that Steyer plans to be at the forefront.”

All of the major action items will hurt unions, reduce wages, drive up unemployment, and make the poor poorer. Steyer may as well be saying of America’s working class: Let them eat cake. Read More..

Barack “Climate Change” Obama

Posted on June 19th, 2015

Climate Change Threats CartoonBy Alan Caruba

“Woe to the land that’s governed by a child.” – Shakespeare, Richard III

I have been wrestling for some kind of explanation why the President of the United States, Barack Obama, would continue to talk about climate change and urge the global transition from fossil fuels to wind, solar and bio-energy. I have concluded that he thinks everyone, not just Americans, are idiots.

We know he lies about everything, but these two topics are clearly near and dear to his heart.

My friend, Paul Driessen, is a policy analyst for the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, a free market think tank. Among the pundit class he’s ranked very high by his colleagues. Here’s what he has to say about climate change:

“Earth climate always has changed, is always changing, and always will change—but not from fossil-fuel use. Solar fluctuations, deep ocean circulation patterns, and other powerful natural forces have driven climate change and weather events throughout Earth’s history and will continue to do so.”

“President Obama’s hubris is breathtaking. He now thinks an army of regulators can control our planet’s temperature and climate by tweaking emissions of plant-fertilizing carbon dioxide, a mere 0.04% of the atmosphere.”

“America’s communities do not need to be protected from climate change. They need to be protected from the excesses of authoritarian presidents and bureaucrats.” Read More..

The Dirty Secret of Obama’s Carbon Plan

Posted on June 16th, 2015

PGE powerlines on Eastbound Interstate 80 near Vacaville, California.By Warner Baxter

Americans don’t give much thought to whether their electricity will be there when they need it. You flip a switch, the lights go on. Your phone charges up. The medical equipment in the emergency room does its job. Yet electric reliability, long a bedrock of this country’s prosperity and high standard of living, does not come as easily as its steady presence might suggest.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, a proposed regulation limiting carbon emissions from existing coal-fired plants, threatens to jeopardize the reliability that Americans and businesses have come to depend upon. The EPA proposal calls for states to cut emissions by 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. It also imposes aggressive interim targets starting in 2020 that will test states’ ability to meet these standards without disrupting service. For example, 39 states must achieve more than 50% of their final target by 2020.

The EPA’s proposal is causing concern among those who provide electricity for a living. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission held an event in St. Louis on March 31, the last in a series of conferences on the implications of the plan. The North American Electric Reliability Corp., a nonprofit oversight group, has said the EPA plan could constitute “a significant reliability challenge, given the constrained time period for implementation.” Read More..

“Skeptics” Gather in D.C.

Posted on June 11th, 2015

Climate Change ScreamBy Alan Caruba

On Thursday and Friday, June 11-12, there will be a gathering of some of the nation’s and the world’s leading climate change “skeptics” in Washington, D.C. and joining them will be members of Congress and their staffs. The Tenth International Conference on Climate Change will occur and the odds are that the mainstream media, as it has done for all the previous conferences, will do its best to ignore it.

In attendance as well will be scores of scientists, economists, and policy experts for a conference being held just two blocks from a White House in which the President of the United States resides while lying about “climate change” as the greatest threat to the planet. Read More..

Obama Admits That Climate Change Will Be in Obamatrade

Posted on June 5th, 2015

Secret Trans Pacific Partnership

EDITOR’S COMMENT: No one really knows what is contained in this Obamatrade Agreement, so much so that even one of his avid Democratic supporters was recently blindsided by President Obama’s recent admission that climate change and all its regulations will, in fact, be included in this agreement.

This is precisely the problem! The text of this secret agreement needs to be publicly released. Whoever heard of a world-wide trade deal that dramatically affects the U.S. economy not being openly discussed by the politicians, media and the public. As I’ve stated, YOU CAN’T TRUST OBAMA on this or any other major legislation without verifying all the details. It is also disheartening to see a large part of the Republican leadership, having been burned so many times by Obama in the past, actively trying to pass this legislation for him, while never having even attempted to read the proposed agreement locked up in the basement of the Capitol building.

By Howard Richman

In a speech on the Senate floor on May 22, Democratic senator Ron Wyden of Oregon ridiculed those who thought climate change regulation would be part of Obamatrade:

We’ve heard suggested, for example, that it’s a backdoor route to immigration reform or action on climate change…. My sense is that the rate these hypotheticals are going, you’re bound to hear that a future president working on a trade deal might have second thoughts about the Louisiana purchase.

But in an interview on NPR’s Marketplace yesterday (June 3), President Obama said that enforcing climate change regulations will indeed be part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Obamatrade pact that he is currently negotiating with Malaysia and 10 other countries.  He said: Read More..

Valerie Jarrett Secretly Lobbying Big Corporations To Support UN Climate Talks

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

Global warming hoaxBy Michael Bastasch

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett is quietly working behind the scenes to build a coalition of major U.S. corporations to back President Barack Obama’s goal of hashing out a global agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions at the upcoming United Nations summit in Paris.

The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained a letter  that outlines how, by the end of June, Obama is looking to build a coalition of businesses to show support for UN climate talks. After that, the White House will then try to grow this group of businesses to 250 in the run up to the Paris talks this November. Read More..

The Middle East Runs Out of Water

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

DID YOU KNOW? red Rubber Stamp over a white background. BasicEDITOR’S COMMENT: In addition to everything else, now it appears that the Middle East is facing the real possibility of running out of water. You have to wonder if the Obama administration has factored this growing crisis into its calculations for dealing with Iran, or, given this administration’s past history of incompetency, one wonders, if they are even aware of this growing crisis and the eventual threat to human lives. Somehow, one would also hope that calmer heads would prevail, and that a regional solution to this issue could be achieved with Israel’s recent desalinization plants that are helping to produce an abundance of water.

By Daniel Pipes

A ranking Iranian political figure, Issa Kalantari, recently warned that past mistakes leave Iran with water supplies so insufficient that up to 70 percent, or 55 million out of 78 million Iranians, would be forced to abandon their native country for parts unknown. Read More..

Shock Report About Secret Obama Treaty: “Unlimited Migration From Mexico… Gun Import Bans… Ammunition Bans”

Posted on May 18th, 2015

Obama Secret TreatyBy Max Slavo

The Obama administration is feverishly working with foreign lawmakers and officials on a new Trans-Pacific Parternship (TPP) trade agreement. Yet what may seem like business as usual is anything but.

The President has made it a point to keep any details of the agreement completely secret, so much so that what amounts to a gag order has been placed on anyone who has anything to do with the bill. Even members of Congress are unable to discuss the contents of the bill with each other or in public, and anyone who is invited to discussions over the bill must leave cell phones and staff members behind. Since not even Republicans have yet to spill the beans about the details of the agreement, one can only assume that those attending the meetings are doing so under threat of criminal prosecution or worse if they talk.

This, of course, begs the question: What is so important to the Obama administration that it has to be kept secret from the American public until after the agreement has been passed? Read More..

Obama’s Secret Treaty Would Be The Most Dangerous Important Step Toward A One World Economic System

Posted on May 12th, 2015

Barack Obama behind Resolute Desk in the Oval OfficeEDITOR’S COMMENT: Not knowing what is in this agreement that President Obama is pushing so hard for is that important. We can simply not blindly trust him on this or any other major piece of legislation! Hopefully, there are enough Democrats and independent-thinking Republicans who will vote against this fast-track legislation at this time. Once we see what this agreement embodies, then we can move ahead toward possible approval. But, not until then.

By Michael Snyder

Barack Obama is secretly negotiating the largest international trade agreement in history, and the mainstream media in the United States is almost completely ignoring it.  If this treaty is adopted, it will be the most important step toward a one world economic system that we have ever seen.  The name of this treaty is “the Trans-Pacific Partnership”, and the text of the treaty is so closely guarded that not even members of Congress know what is in it Right now, there are 12 countries that are part of the negotiations: the United States, Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.  These nations have a combined population of 792 million people and account for an astounding 40 percent of the global economy.  And it is hoped that the EU, China and India will eventually join as well.  This is potentially the most dangerous economic treaty of our lifetimes, and yet there is very little political debate about it in this country.

Even though Congress is not being allowed to see what is in the treaty, Barack Obama wants Congress to give him fast track negotiating authorityWhat that means is that Congress would essentially trust Obama to negotiate a good treaty for us.  Congress could vote the treaty up or down, but would not be able to amend or filibuster it.

Of course now the Republicans control both houses of Congress.  If they are foolish enough to blindly give Barack Obama so much power, they should all immediately resign. Read More..

Polls Show Youngest Americans Are Skeptical of Global Warming

Posted on May 5th, 2015

Volvanic Emissions Cardon by Nate Beeler, The Columbus DispatchBy Joshua Krause

When it comes to global warming, there is a wide variety of opinions. While mainstream science contends that it’s an open-and-shut case, others believe quite the opposite. There are also plenty of folks in-between who do believe the planet is warming, but that it’s not being caused by human activity. You wouldn’t know that if you talked to most global warming advocates, though. To them, climate skepticism is a kooky, marginal opinion that will soon go the way of the dodo.

Recent polling has proven otherwise, however. Not only is climate skepticism widespread, but it’s becoming increasingly popular among our youth.
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