Skip to comments.McCain Joins Global Warming Cult (Candidate is making himself "Obama Lite")
Posted on 05/15/2008 4:13:58 AM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
In an effort to win over those "moderates" who believe that global warming is about to destroy the planet, Republican presidential candidate John McCain spoke Monday at a Portland, Ore., training facility for Vestas Wind Technology. He claimed, "The facts of global warming demand our urgent attention, especially in Washington."
There certainly is more "hot air" on this and a lot of other subjects in Washington, but that isn't what he meant. The era of big government is so not over, as Bill Clinton claimed it was in 1996. It is just beginning and increasingly the political contests seem to be about who will manage its growth, not who will reduce its size, cost and reach.
Despite a recent Wall Street Journal editorial characterizing his position on global warming as "Obama lite," McCain asserted, "We stand warned by serious and credible scientists across the world that time is short and the dangers are great. The most relevant question now is whether our own government is equal to the challenge." No, the most relevant question is whether global warming is true. Cults ignore evidence and facts contrary to their blind faith. Science should never be blind to opposing views, but the apostle of global warming, Al Gore, and his new disciple, John McCain, want us to believe in a 2008 version of the Pete Seeger anti-war lyric: "we were -- knee deep in (carbon monoxide) and the big fool said to push on."
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Or the candidate is making himself "Obama White". That might steal 80% of Hillary's support after/if she drops or is forced out.
It makes me proud that Republicans will stay home instead of voting for McCain, because Obama is the Messiah, and he will take us to the promise land.
Or maybe we could make a strong attempt to get McCain elected as the lesser of two evils. The Messiah is going to kill business in America and investment with his tax proposals. If that isn’t enough to get off your ass and vote, when your life savings gets a double wack, then I don’t know what will. How much more personal can it get?
They are also reporting that the swing in Congress will be so large that McCain won’t even be able to hold a veto. Great. So the dems are strongly in control and the best the right can do is to stay at home.
How about a tax revolt instead, because I don’t feel like paying another 15-25% extra on my investments?
There are at least three separate and distinct errors of logic in the line quoted, above. Can YOU find them all...? ;)
>>McCain: Theres always room for discussion. But I dont know how any conservative can not support cap and trade. We did it with acid rain. The Europeans are putting it into effect. Its a capitalist process that encourages green technologies. If were wrong, all weve done is adopt green technologies, in an effort to give our kids a greener planet.
As far as ANWR is concerned, I dont want to drill in the Grand Canyon, and I dont want to drill in the Everglades. This is one of the most pristine and beautiful parts of the world.<<
Notice that McCain says “don't want to” but that he does not say never, ever. With OPEC waging it's jihad on the American economy, McCain will have to lead the way in alternatives. Barry will simply bend over for them.
Oh, please. He compares it to the friggin' GRAND CANYON, in terms of "pristine beauty." (!!!) That most assuredly is the same thing as saying "never, ever."
That quote probably sums up McCain’s idiot thinking on this subject and might have been a verbatim quote from her father.
That's the Dems plan. That's why the Dem leaders are flocking to Obama while the Dem voters are choosing Hillary.
If Obama wins, the leaders were part of history and will speak of supporting Obama like they spoke of marching with Martin Luther King.
If Obama looses, so what?
They get Obama Lite.
Additionally, the down ticket can depend on 90% of the black vote for another generation and that's where the action is.
IMHO, wouldnt matter. In my mind, I keep coming back to what happened to Tom Delay.....
Washington is so jammed with parasites looking for a teat...that ANY organized opposition-IOW any Conservatives-will be run out of town . Period. This, folks, is a far BIGGER problem than just one with the Republican leadership.
The new country or countries that form following the implosion, should construct a monument or two dedicated to our current leaders stupidity. It may help to educate future generations.
Comparing ANWR to the Grand Canyon is way off the charts on the idiot scale. McCain’s words sound like some babbling, drooling Marxist on DU. He has become an ignorant, pathetic leftist moron.
I hope none of us think that there will not be a huge problem if Obama is the nominee and loses. The first real black candidate, he can't possibly lose. Al, Jesse, Louis, and Jeremiah will be right there to rally the black community with lies and get them to do stupid things. I'm glad I live in the burbs if he doesn't win.
More like Hillary than Obama
I can speak for McCain, and we don't want your vote.
That was almost as hopelessly deranged as the real thing! LOL!!! ;)
ROTFLMAO! Yeah, I am a poor steward of the environment. I like lots of air pollution, dirty water. I wish little kids to have mercury in their kool aid instead of their lightbulbs too.
Hmmm? Maybe I ought to send this off to Juan?
Juan needn’t worry that I will vote for him.
This is exactly why I will not be voting for John McCain. I know people will say the alternative is much worse but that simply is not true. The biggest battle we have and one we are losing is the ultimate control over every man women and child on this planet in other words our freedom. Global warming and most âgreenâ issues are nothing more than a means to control the activities and lives of the people.This year it’s through Polar Bears in 50 years through mandatory population control. John McCain, Newt Gingrich, many other GOP’ers are nothing more than what Obama is. If ever there was time for forceful reestablishment of constitutional Government it is now. Sorry to be so blunt but it seems obvious to me that the agenda is set.
I don't see any problem if Obama looses in a fair general election.
Nominating Obama will be historic and bond the black vote to the Dems for generations.
Loosing, eliminates responsibility for difficulties the Dems created. Additionally they'll have McCain to kick around and blame for everything. The bonus is another four years to fund-raise against the evil Republican warmonger President.
OTOH, there may be problems if the nomination is stolen from Obama by the Clintons.
We're being set up big time.
I think we should run a Freeper poll on who is the most popular write-in candidate for President. I'm proudly writing in Dr. Thomas Sowell.
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