Skip to comments.Playboy: Sen.[Bernie] Sanders: Global warming ‘far more serious problem than Al Qaeda’
Posted on 10/18/2013 7:56:24 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says global warming poses "a far more serious problem than al Qaeda" and accuses energy companies of being willing to "destroy the planet" for profits.
In an interview with Playboy magazine, Sanders targets coal and oil companies who he says have outsized influence over lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Big business is willing to destroy the planet for short-term profits, Sanders said.
And because of their power over the political process, you hear a deafening silence in the U.S. Congress and in other bodies around the world about the severity of the problem. Global warming is a far more serious problem than Al Qaeda, he said.
The comment arrives in a broader economic critique of what Sanders, the Senate's most left-leaning member, calls a hypercapitalist society plagued by huge inequalities in wealth and political power.
Sanders alleges the Republican Party has become extremist but also criticizes Democrats. A tidbit from the interview:
Let me tell you a story outside of school. I go to the Democratic caucuses every week, and every week there is a report about fund-raisingRepublicans have raised thus and thus; this is what we have done. In the six years Ive been going to those meetings, I have never heard five minutes of discussion about organizing. Its about raising money. Not five minutes to say, Look, West Virginia, we have rallies, were doing this, were doing that, were knocking on doors. In six years, I have heard no discussion about that at all.
Better to just put them all in the hands of the One True God who is full of wrath at this point.
Yeah, when I think of how many markets and schools Global Warming has bombed and how many decapitations and assassinations it has performed, al Qaeda looks like a bunch of choirboys. Thanks for the input, Bernie.
You nailed it, that’s Communism.
Sanders trivia: he was elected Mayor of Burlington by TEN VOTES at the beginning of his political career...if only eleven pubbies had gone to the polls that day; his political career might have been aborted or taken a different turn. Oh, well...
Damn these lunatics.
They can’t even keep their own refrigerators clean - must be due to the time consuming, heavy work load they have imposing rules and laws and squeezing the economy to a standstill.
u nailed it why the democrats/socialists created the fake global warming hoax
And yet, somehow, it's only BIG BUSINESS that's only interested in "profits".
Out of the mouths of Shelia Jackon-Lee, Maxine Waters, Joycelyn Elders and Bernie Sanders.
Good point. People stay freedom-loving when they have wide-open spaces and minimal intrusion.
As if AHA won’t destroy the economy, let’s tax the last cent out of the American Public to “save the Third World Tirants”! WTF! Coso diavolo?! CW, help me!
Did anyone catch Kook to Kook AM yesterday?
They had a guest Climatologist who gave a very good explanation of sea ice and sea levels. It would have left any
AGW kook with their head spinning.
Dang. Bet those guys were eating their tinfoil!
...and accuses energy companies of being willing to "destroy the planet" for profits... targets coal and oil companies who he says have outsized influence over lawmakers... "Big business is willing to destroy the planet for short-term profits... you hear a deafening silence in the U.S. Congress and in other bodies around the world about the severity of the problem. Global warming is a far more serious problem than Al Qaeda," ...in a broader economic critique of... a "hypercapitalist" society plagued by huge inequalities in wealth and political power.
>> Global warming far more serious problem than Al Qaeda
Bernie Sanders far more serious than global warming. No joke, he is.
Arrest the stupid #.
And unicorns too - he mustn't forget the unicorn problem...
You know, I actually kind of like Bernie Sanders. He’s a moron, but he’s an honest moron. He comes right out and says what he believes, unlike most of the socialists who try to slip it in under the radar.
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