Skip to comments.House Passes $1.5T Climate Infrastructure Bill Packed With Green New Deal Wish-List Items
Posted on 07/02/2020 7:28:15 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed a massive $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill packed with Democrats climate wish-list items. Democrats passed the bill 233-188 on a mostly party-line vote. Much of the funding tied to actual transportation measures $500 billion is tied to green measures requiring states to set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for mitigation as if an unspecified climate catastrophe were on the immediate horizon.
President Donald Trump slammed the bill, H.R. 2, as full of wasteful Green New Deal initiatives.
Naturally this nonsense is not going anywhere in the Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) insisted.
Predictably, this is what follows the federal governments decision to forcibly shut down large sections of the economy and then spend massive, unprecedented amounts of money for compensation. The concept of fiscal responsibility no longer exists in Washington, D.C., even to a small degree, James Taylor, president of the Heartland Institute, said in a statement on the bill.
This partisan Democratic wish list of leftist priorities treats the American economy as if it runs on Monopoly money. Not only is this bill partisan and divisive, but it would dramatically and needlessly accelerate the financial ruin of this country, Taylor added.
Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) compared H.R. 2 to a Green ATM for the climate industrial complex.
Included in H. R. 2s hundreds of billions of dollars of wasteful spending is what amounts to a Green ATM, which would use taxpayer dollars to provide full funding for every aspect of the climate industrial complex. The Green ATM would provide more handouts for wind and solar energy, which have already received handouts for decades; for purchasing electric vehicles,
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Yet another reminder of what’s at stake in November.
i could heat my house forever just burning 1.5 trillion dollars
Exactly. They are trying to destroy the country and line their pockets.
I don’t even trust the Senate anymore to do what is right, and if they had the majority...well...Katy bar the door.
This reminds me of, during Obama’s term, the congress passing bills over and over to eliminate Obamacare. Oddly, when Trump became president and the R’s controlled both houses they stopped doing it.
It is almost as if it was for show. ;)
I could cool mine for half of forever with it.
Anything the house votes for under Pelosi should be a veto
How about Nooooo. If the Senate even takes this garbage up we will know we are undone.
The Left and DEMs know that this bill, among other asinine bills they have recently passed, will get shoved to the bottom of the ‘To-do’ list in the Senate. In their minds, its all in preparation for an expected (to them) Trump loss in Nov., where thereafter, they will revive the bill(s) and then shove them up our a**es.
The Green New Deal is destroying the US and rebuilding it in AOC’s image ,LOL
Is this Nancy’s Hero’s Bill(or what ever it was called) renamed ,LOL
........ Of course .... The way things currently stand ..... All they will have to do to pass the Green New Deal .... is wait!! .... There is now a strong chance that both the House and Senate will then be controlled by the Communist Democrat Party.
And we only talk about the looters on the streets.
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