This video is pretty powerful, and a must watch about how the environmental agenda is destroying our economy.
Could you imagine having another 100 degree plus day and being without air conditioning? If you answered “no way, touch my air conditioner, and you’ll die,” then you might disagree with the author of a recent Washington Post editorial who suggests that we should stop using air conditioning units due to the excessive amount of greenhouse gases they emit into the environment. Evidently, the author has not had to encounter the oppressive heat in Washington, D.C., and obviously, he has visited European countries prior to his op-ed, where many do not use air conditioning.
While I understand that there was a time when people suffered through oppressive heat without air conditioning, it just does not work in the urban areas of the country today. There are many in this country, who rely on air conditioning for medical reasons, and without it, there would be grave consequences (death) and contributing to population control in America.
Additionally, the author of this op-ed claims that without air conditioning, it could promote a more flexible, more relaxed work atmosphere. Again, this would not fly in D.C., as the work environment is too rigid due to the professional culture. While Congress has abbreviated sessions, the professional culture would not ease, thus meaning the dress code would still remain in tact.
I guess this should be summed up at best by saying: “No air conditioning = misery = less productivity = more population control.”
This week has one of the most important holidays devoted to the Earth. You’ve guessed it, Earth Day. It’s the day when I do my part by hiking a part of the Appalachian Trail (or a nearby trail…this year, I plan to visit Cunningham Falls State Park in Maryland) and celebrating nature’s beautiful scenery.
Earth Day has taken many twists and turns over the years. Now, thanks to the advent of “An Inconvenient Truth” and a degree of hyper-environmentalism, we are faced with a new slogan “Recycle or die” or Cap and Trade legislation, which would regulate industries that produce clean energy. Earth Day is no longer about promoting conservation within reason. It is now a day, which is meant to make Americans feel obligated about cleaning up trash, rather than allowing others to take initiatives for their own actions. Public schools across America talk about how recycling is a must. I always thought recycling was an initiative that one could decide to partake in, not feel forced. Then again, I wonder if this is the other portion of the curriculum being taught for Earth Day.
Granted with all of this “Save Mother Earth” and “Save the Planet” jargon, I feel as if I can’t celebrate Earth and the people who created the trash in the first place. I conserve water, recycle, clean up after myself, and drive an emissions free vehicle (not a hybrid, but close enough) on my own initiatives. George Carlin says it best time and again as evidenced in this clip.
Happy Earth Day! Celebrate reasonably.