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Mike Tidwell

Mike Tidwell is founder and director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, a grassroots non-profit dedicated to raising awareness about the impacts and solutions associated with global warming in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. ALL POSTS

A rebuilding opportunity

Recent polls show a big majority of Americans want a clean-energy future and an end to global warming. Politically, this represents an opportunity for Senate Republicans. While clean energy has not been a traditionally red-meat issue for the Rs, a strong push for a carbon-cap bill now is a chance for Republicans to gain national support the way Nixon triumphed with his bold but unexpected China policy.

Conversely, working to kill the Boxer-Kerry global warming bill will not only incur the negative judgment of future historians, but it clashes directly with lots of 2009 voters, especially in areas where Republicans must rebuild -- i.e. outside the South and Rocky Mountain states -- if they ever hope to regain a national base.

By Mike Tidwell  |  November 3, 2009; 7:03 AM ET Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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The goal is survival, food and good health.
The goal is not investment, opportunities, and new technology.

Climate Change is about the destruction man is making on the planet through the employment system. To cap some present businesses and promote others in the rest of the undeveloped world has no wisdom or effectiveness. It is an empty promise to gain control of nations. None of their efforts stop destruction of the planet from pollution, disease or war.

God has a simple SOLUTION. "Retire." Back out of our unnecessary employment lifestyle and turn to create a garden paradise lifestyle with each family choosing trees, plants and pets that provide fresh food around them. It is an abundant life with families together with true freedom and independence. It is the ONLY SOLUTION and it is sustainable through eternity.

The garden paradise lifestyle is a solution to world problems of climate change, pollution, energy crisis, war, immigration, reoccurring financial crises, disease, poverty, inequality, crime and social programs etc. It is quick, easy, fair and inexpensive. There is no need for the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in December.

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Posted by: MarieDevine | November 9, 2009 10:28 PM
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Asking people whether they want clean energy is a silly question. Everybody does.

I suspect, however, if you add that it will raise their total energy bill by several thousands of dollars each year, and I suspect that majority goes away pretty quickly.

The idea that we'll throw everybody out of work with a Carbon tax but then have new "green jobs" is surely something that can only believed by those who hope for unicorns and rainbows.

Posted by: Ombudsman1 | November 7, 2009 10:18 PM
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