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PostSubject: Put up or shut up on global warming   Fri Aug 10, 2007 11:19 am

Where ever you stand on global warming you just got to love it when someone goes after the Hollywood left.

Put up or shut up on global warming

Dingell puts a fair price tag on the high cost of saving energy


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Fighting global warming isn't so much fun now, is it? When the battle targeted almost exclusively Detroit's auto industry, volunteers were falling all over themselves to sign up.

But now it's about to hit closer to home for most Americans. U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the Dearborn Democrat who chairs the Energy and Commerce Committee, is proposing a 50-cent tax on a gallon of gasoline and suspension of mortgage deductions for what he calls McMansions -- homes over 3,000 square feet.

Dingell continues to press the point that if we believe global warming is so serious a threat that it's worth destroying the automobile industry, then it's also worth spreading the pain to as many other places as possible.

His proposal is aimed at the Hollywood hypocrites who testify before Congress about the evils of the auto industry and then fly private jets back to their 30,000-square-foot hillside palaces. If the smug global warming warriors who park their Priuses in four-car garages want to cram everyone else into wheeled shoe boxes, then they should be willing to bed down in cracker boxes.

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PostSubject: Re: Put up or shut up on global warming   Sat Aug 11, 2007 4:10 pm

What really pisses me off are the "green" actors and musicians who use more energy in one hour than my left wrist uses while watching "Wild Things".
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PostSubject: Re: Put up or shut up on global warming   Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:57 am

bringbackwigs wrote:
What really pisses me off are the "green" actors and musicians who use more energy in one hour than my left wrist uses while watching "Wild Things".

LOL! Nicely put. And I have a smilie for that!
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