Monday, November 08, 2004

Kyoto Shmyoto

The president has begun the healing process by reaching out and bitch-slapping the Kyoto agreements-AGAIN!

"You know, global warming, I mean, it's just a theory, like evolution."

"Why reduce the amount of greenhouse gasses based on conjecture? Do these scientist, I mean, do they really know? And think of all the jobs that will be lost. And lord knows we've lost enough of 'em already. The EU, Russia, yeah they're all in it, so maybe our CO2 levels will be cancelled out or something."

"I'll find something else to work with the democrats on, like more tax cuts, and drilling for oil in Alaska!"

"That's something everyone can agree on right?"

"These next four years are going to be the best four years of a handful of Americans lives! Wait and see!"


Blogger ALa said...

Did Clinton sign that?...on no that's right HE DIDN'T!

5:28 PM  
Blogger RBP said...

The treaty was negotiated in 1997, during which the Clinton administration played a major role in its formation. Clinton urged the Senate to ratify the treaty, they never did. Clinton knew it was important, and pushed for it's ratification.

Bush has repeatedly said the treaty was to hard on big business in the US, and not hard enough on developing countries like India and China. Just another example of the Bush doctrine of siding with business over the environment.

The administration is just now starting to admit there may be something to this whole global warming thing. But don't look for any radical changes in the next four years. If you own a factory that belches out copious amounts of CO2, don't worry, be happy, and keep those campaign contributions coming.

7:33 PM  
Blogger J. Marquis said...

Not to mention the fact that the evidence is much more substantial now than when Billy was in office. Dubya is ignoring the problem even though we know many plants, animals and insects are starting to migrate north.

7:32 PM  
Blogger BUBBA said...

now look here. the Kyoto treaty is a bunch a horse manure. these tree huggers are just trying to make something out of nothing. i for one admire the president for standing firm against this balognie.

ya know the envirorment is already ruined so whats the big deal? enough with that liberal junk quit crying about save the envirorment. the president is trying to create jobs not save the envirorment. the envirorment will be fine. people need jobs pal not some hippy treaty thats not going to make a difference anyway.

wake up people. read my blog for some real truth:
http://republicanpower.blogspot.comyours truly,

12:05 PM  
Blogger RBP said...

Thanks True American! I urge everyone to visit his blog, it's red state all the way. His blog is either funny or scary depending on how many shots of Jager I've had.
"Hippy treaty" I love it!!!!

2:11 PM  
Blogger Snave said...

The next Ice Age is probably inevitable... but if we CAN try a few things to help delay it by a few years, why SHOULDN'T we? If greenhouse gases are part of the problem, why shouldn't we develop fuels which are clean? We have the skills and tools to do it. It is frustrating to have a "leader" whose energy policy is basically to capture oil, drill for oil, refine oil and burn oil.

I don't believe Bush cares what happens to the earth, because I think he believes he will be raptured before the environmental situation gets dire. In his mind, he is "right with God" so he doesn't worry about it, and he doesn't have much curiousity about what science may have to offer. He is a Creationist, and in the Bible's book of Genesis humans are instructed to have dominion over the earth... thus in his mind I'd guess it is against the Bible's teachings to not be using the earth's resources, even if it is damaging to the earth and even if those resources are finite. The earth is there, dammit, so USE it. Sigh...

If a person gradually took his home apart and used pieces of it for a fire, would he not eventually be out in the cold, first with a fire... and finally with nothing to burn in the fire? Shortsighted U.S. leadership puts the whole world in peril.

5:42 PM  
Blogger J. Marquis said...

That is an excellent analogy, Snave. It's been amazing over the years listening to the Republicans spin this issue...first global warming was't happening, then it's possible it's happening but we have to do more research, then it was it's definitely happening but we're not sure how much is due to human activity. Makes me wonder what they'll be saying when they have to shoo the penguins out of their hot tub...

7:22 PM  
Blogger Snave said...

Good one, J.Marquis! Maybe they will stay home in the frozen north to defend their Fatherland whilst the rest of us Dems migrate south to warmer climes.

11:36 PM  
Blogger folkgirl said...

I really couldn't decide to laugh hysterically or nervously at Real American. Yeah, we humans don't need a healthy earth. Let's pave it all over! Freak!!

1:52 PM  

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