Remember when AOC revealed the “Green New Deal?” … We Do!
Opinion| Self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revealed new information regarding the Democratic Party’s presented “New Green Deal” this week, and the whole thing is simply ridiculous.
The Gateway Pundit explains that “the radical Democrat-Socialist plan will destroy the country in months… if not days.”
The plan suggests that we bring an end to all air travel by building bridges over oceans, which the Gateway Pundit explains will end “traditional forms of energy and will kill millions,” will “end nuclear energy,” and will mandate that all new jobs be unionized… oh yeah, and the new deal would give people money for not working.
It’s truly seeming more and more like Democrats don’t care about this country at all.
This morning, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released an overview of her “Green New Deal” which threatens “a massive transformation of our society.”
Below are the details of the proposal.
Rebuild every single building in the U.S.
“Upgrade or replace every building in US for state-of-the-art energy efficiency.”
Will end all traditional forms of energy in the next ten years.
The Green New Deal is “a 10-year plan to mobilize every aspect of American society at a scale not seen since World War 2 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.”
Plans to ban nuclear energy within 10 years if possible.
“It’s unclear if we will be able to decommission every nuclear plant within 10 years, but the plan is to transition off of nuclear and all fossil fuels as soon as possible.”
Build trains across oceans and end all air travel!
“Build out highspeed rail at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary”.
Don’t invest in new technology of Carbon Capture and Storage, just plant trees instead!
“We believe the right way to capture carbon is to plant trees and restore our natural ecosystems. CCUS technology to date has not proven effective.”
Mandates all new jobs be unionized.
“Ensure that all GND jobs are union jobs that pay prevailing wages and hire local.”
May include a carbon tax.
“We’re not ruling a carbon tax out, but a carbon tax would be a tiny part of a Green New Deal.”
May include cap and trade.
“…Cap and trade may be a tiny part of the larger Green New Deal plan.”
How much will it cost?
No estimate of the total cost of implementing the Green New deal is offered by Ocasio-Cortez.
Ocasio-Cortez has also been pushing for the abolition of Immigration (ICE) as well as Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Fox News reports, “New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday vowed to defund U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and said all Latino people must be exempt from immigration laws because they are ‘native’ to U.S. lands as they are descendants of Native people. The Democrat Socialist made a speech against immigration laws and promised to abolish ICE just before she unveiled her widely-mocked Green New Deal on the same day. Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib also joined the calls to abolish ICE.”
Ocasio-Cortez: "We are standing on Native land, and Latino people are descendants of Native people. And we cannot be told and criminalized simply for our identity and our status."
— Molly Prince (@mollyfprince) February 7, 2019
The Democratic Socialist stated, “[ICE] do not deserve a dime until they can prove that they are honoring human rights, until they can make a good faith effort to expand and embrace immigrants … Until they can prove good faith to an American ideal, they do not deserve any resources for their radical agenda.”
“We have to have respect for children, respect for families, respect for human rights, and respect for the right of human mobility,” she continued.
Then she claimed that our country must “the right of human mobility,” going on to imply that we cannot criminalize Latino people as they are “Native” people.
“Because we are standing on Native land, and Latino people are descendants of Native people. And we cannot be told and criminalized simply for our identity and our status,” she insisted.
Then she delivered the kicker, “We are a nation and land of laws, not just [one where] some people are subject to laws and others are not. We are a land of laws.”
The real questions is if we are a nation of laws, why are the Democrats so hellbent on breaking those laws to allow potentially dangerous people into the country?