Skip to comments.Chris Christie: Global Warming Real, Govt Efforts Flawed
Posted on 05/27/2011 8:55:35 AM PDT by rightly_dividing
Chris Christie says global warming is real. Its just the very man-made government programs to correct its effects that are bloated and flawed.
The Republican New Jersey governor launched into an explanation Thursday for why hes bowing out of a landmark regional cap-and-trade program for power plants, according to Politico, but he first strapped on his layman scientists cap to give a brief overview of whats widely considered accepted climate science.
His decision to leave the program, known as the RGGI, drew quick praise from conservative groups, including the Koch brothers Americans for Prosperity, that have long lobbied him to abandon the RGGI ship.
In the past Ive always said that climate change is real and its impacting our state,
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You realize that twice in history, there were glaciers in Central Park, they went away long before man was here, at least as far as we know, nor have we dug up any SUV fossils, at least not yet.
Christie’s way of saying irrefutably that he is not running for president.
Man, just when I think there is a politician out there to lead us out of the abyss, this comes out. This puts a nail in the coffin as far as I am concerned.
I am from New Jersey and have tried at different times to warn others that Christie is not a conservative. I am very grateful that he is squashing this insane cap and trade scheme but he continually takes left-wing positions such as the absurd claim that he makes here.
Christie obviously believes that man-made global warming is effecting New Jersey. How?
He is full of it. Maybe we could spend another 4 million in tax payer dollars here to study cow farts at Rutgers while real people here in New Jersey are suffering due to the high taxes and unfriendly business environment.
Ah, Chris, we hardly knew ye. But a bit too much of what we did know, we didn’t like.
I don’t know if Christie is the greenest, but I do think that he is the most uninformed on the science of global warming (or lack of it).
I have to agree with him on the ban on construction of new coal fired power plants, but not because of global warming, but because they are just plain dirty and unhealthful. There is no reason to burn coal if we can burn natural gas.
Anyone who visited London, back in the nineties, will remember seeing all the cyclists wearing disposable masks to keep the coal dust out of their lungs and hearing the story of why there are so many buildings in London that are painted “Magnolia” white. It’s because some wealthy man, who was tired of seeing the blackened fronts of buildings (from the coal dust) around London, left his fortune to the city to paint buildings Magnolia white, once every ten years. If you want a different color, you have to buy the paint yourself.
So, if global warming is real then I guess Christie needs to go complain to China and Mexico!
He needs to talk to Inhofe.
Regardless of what he said, he did the right thing.
If he runs, I'd want to hear his environmental and energy policy before condemning him.
Did you know that the polar ice caps on Mars are retreating?
Do martians drive SUV’s?
This is just another reason the GOP is a mess. The party can’t effectively attack Obama when it is easy and can be done. even two of the big name tea party people elected, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, are a mess. Rubio supports amnesty and Rand is all over the map like not voting for Paul Ryan’s plan or supporting the Patriot Act. Then you have Col. West voting against piecemeal repeal of Health Care. Regardless of West’s reasons, it is making people like me confused, confounded and unsure of whom to trust.
So why isn’t he supporting the cap and trade program? Does he not have the courage of his convictions?
I meant that Rand Paul is not supporting the Patriot Act. Plus I am all confused about what he is doing. I read to really read up.
I need to really read up on what is up with Rand. As for Christie he has a bunch of rino skeletons in his closet. Good for New Jersey not for the country.
It was only a mattrt of time before Christie showed his real colors.
The good news is that it came sooner than later. Tea Party conservatives control this next election cycle. They will not support this guy if the RINOs try to run him.
Despite all that’s been written exposing the global warming scam, Christie cannot accept it because of the rigidity of his idiology. What really galls me is that the man believes in the gullibility of the majority of voters.
Buh bye Mr. Christie.
One more potential Pubbie candidate bites the dust.
Yes I did know that.
Normally, I don’t discount or write off a candidate based on a few off the conservative track beliefs, but this one is a big one that impacts how our country is going to be able to operate and grow our economy in the future. If he believes that global warming is real, that is, caused by man, and not just a sun/earth phenomenon that goes through cycles that cover generations at a time, there is a problem with that because of it’s reach into our pockets and limits to our freedoms..... He needs to be educated I think....
An Islamic Judge and Global warming from this guy? And some think hed be a good Presidential candidate? Not in my lifetime if I can help it.
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