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GLOBAL WARMING: THE MARKETING OPPORTUNITY
Because everybody can profit at the expense of the citizen-taxpayer?
Consider those who profit from this scheme.
Politicians -- more regulation equals more control over the voters and even better over those special interests who pay lobbyists to shovel money in the direction of the politicians and their friends in the form of campaign funds and sweet deals of the relatives and friends of the politician. Of course, the politician reciprocates by making juicy local, state, and federal contracts available to their supporters.
Lawyers -- those who write the law in such a manner as to require additional attorneys to read and interpret the legislation and those who act as lobbyists paid by special interests to kill or modify pending legislation.
The government -- are you kidding? Higher costs and increased revenues (paid by the citizen-taxpayers) equal increased taxes and fees to feed the ever-burgeoning bureaucracy. The ability to further regulate the lives of its citizens to their advantage is supremely attractive.
The polluters -- who can get away with murder, literally as people die from airborne and/or waterborne contaminants and who can simply pass along the total costs for lobbying and offsets to their customers who are fondly referred to as "ratepayers." Or, in industry parlance, "cash cows."
Marketers of "goods and services" -- benefit by charging an unquestioned premium for their offerings while avoiding the natural skepticism of those who normally buy their goods.
Charities & "Educational Foundations" -- who rake in the tax-free contributions while doing little more than printing some cheap literature, producing a "fun" event and giving the "ladies that lunch" an opportunity to show off their latest clothes, jewelry and plastic surgery.
The media -- who fills hundreds of hours with cheap, programming to help their audience feel good about themselves.
The Consultants -- universal whores of the universe as they "advise" their clients on how to be "green," or, at least, how to appear "green" so as to cash-in on the tremendous riches to follow.
The banks -- ludicrous at it sounds, select banks are ready to issue so-called "green" credit cards so their cardholders can rack-up further debt as they buy "green" things, travel on "green" vacations, and spend lots of money adapting their house to the latest "green" standard. The only "green" these people see is in the bottom line.
And our sworn enemies -- Most of the global warming nonsense comes from the anti-American United Nations, an ineffective and failed super-political body that exists to perpetuate its one existence and to feather the nests of the "functionaries" who are engaged in so-called "worldly" matters. A motley collection of dictators, petty-tyrants and bureaucrats who are attempting to transfer political power and control away from sovereign nations to petty little international councils who would suddenly be vested with the authority to regulate the affairs of other nations by imposing production and energy caps -- and raise money by imposing fines and penalties for non-compliance. This is similar to gun control where law-abiding citizens are punished while the criminals with their guns roam free -- to harass the law abiding citizens.
In fact, there are few corporations and organizations that cannot claim some benefit from "going" green -- or, at least, appearing to go green.
One, going green is good for profits -- who questions the up-charge for a so-called "green" product or service when you are saving the earth?
Two, going "green" allows one to suspend their natural sense of skepticism when faced with claims that are more science fiction than science.
Three, "green" is such a meaningless terms, in a legal sense, that almost any product or service can qualify for a "green" label. This can be compared to the "organic" marketing scheme, also with no basis in law, which allows products to be sold at an up-charged premium to a generation of "feel gooders" who believe somehow that this "organic" product is somehow better for you than something without the label. Ludicrous, you bet. Similar to paying $5.00 for a liter of "special" water that in reality was taken from a city tap, run through a filtration system, injected with minerals and salts for taste -- and sold to people who have been conditioned to believe tap water is somehow contaminated or inferior to the "special" brand.
originally posted by: marg6043
a reply to: amazing
Sadly our mighty dollar is link to fossil fuels and that is how the corporatist wants it, is lie, my friend, don't let your head be filled with promises of a green utopia, our problems is that earth population has become uncontrollable and resources will not be there.
Before earth become green we will die paying taxes or hunger, whichever kill us first.
Quote by Club of Rome: "In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like would fit the bill....All these dangers are caused by human intervention....and thus the “real enemy, then, is humanity itself....believe humanity requires a common motivation, namely a common adversary in order to realize world government. It does not matter if this common enemy is “a real one or….one invented for the purpose."
Global Warming Quotes & Climate Change Quotes: Human-Caused Global Warming Advocates/Supporters
originally posted by: marg6043
a reply to: Mianeye
I guess you have forgotten about Obama green energy pay offs to companies that went banckrupted, in other words tax payer dollars, millions of it that went lost.
Yes, is a scam when those that are behind green energy and trying to save the planned can not even get their so call ideas working.
Obama “Green Energy” Scandals Widen as Lawmakers Probe Deeper
Anybody can get in high horse of saving the planet if they can get tax payers dollars to start a business, run with the money and then claim bankruptcy.
President Obama’s Taxpayer-Backed Green Energy Failures
originally posted by: amazing
How does that meme go?
What if we're wrong on Climate Change/Man made global warming? What if we're totally wrong in every way?
Then we'll have:
More renewable energy
Less reliance on Foreign oil
Cheaper more efficient solar energy
Cheaper well made electric cars
Better ways to fight drought and produce food
Less air pollution
Higher MPG vehicles
More trees, greenways,bike trails/lanes
Better, faster, cheaper mass transit
Less pollution in our water
Better ways to prepare, handle and clean up after hurricanes and cyclones
um....how is this a bad thing? Because a few people want to enable a carbon tax. Is that the only issue? Then fight that.
Ok, the rest thinking I leave to you guys. Not addressing someone in particular: Sometimes it helps to activate some brain cells! "Rockefeller" was of course just picked randomly, but you know what I am getting at here...
The divesting organization garnering all the headlines is the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a respected charity that is run by the heirs of John D. Rockefeller, who built his fortune refining oil at Standard Oil Company. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund and about 50 other foundations have a combined $4.2 billion in assets total, which will no longer be invested in fossil fuel companies. Combined with individual investors and other institutions, such as colleges and faith groups, a total of $50 billion assets has been pledged to not be invested in fossil fuel companies.