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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green Deal Will Destroy Our Energy Industry and Bankrupt Our Country
12/17/2018 Green New Deal Benjamin
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Left liberalism is a gift that keeps on giving. Add socialism to the mix and you have got a deadly cocktail going on!

After dazzling everyone in the country with her geopolitical ignorance, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now propagating the ‘Green New Deal’, which environmentalists claim is a radical plan that can save our planet.

Saving our planet? Talk about delusions of grandeur! Kind of like Germany tried to do!

What is the Green New Deal?

Green New Deal is a plan which aims to reduce global warming by cutting carbon emissions and transitioning from fossil fuel based energy to renewable energy. Ocasio-Cortez is one of the most vociferous proponents of the plan, which she claims can be beneficial for our country as well as the rest of the world.

Ocasio-Cortez says that the US needs to move away from fossil fuel based energy to 100% renewable energy as part of the green deal. This is a nutcase who never had a real job in her life. She is like Obama’s win sister. She lives in a fantasy utopia.

The sheer absurdity of suggesting such a plan in a country which now happens to be the largest natural gas producer in the world notwithstanding, let us take a look at the nuts and bolts of the plan.

The Green New Deal promises a federal job to every citizen in the country – from installing solar panels to setting up wind turbines, removing heavy metals from our drinking water supply, and growing organic food, every activity that helps us transition to 100% green energy based economy would be offered and paid for by the federal government (which is the tax payers; which is everyone who actually works unlike her) itself.

Someone needs to tell this nutcase America is already $23 trillion in debt and Obamacare already broke the bank.  

The Problems with the Green New Deal

There are, as you can imagine, several problems with the plan.

  • The energy industry in the US offers direct as well as indirect employment opportunities to millions of people. It is highly doubtful if these jobs can be replaced by the federally guaranteed jobs package promised by the Green New Deal.
  • The energy industry generates tremendous amounts of revenues on a yearly basis and remains one of the biggest contributors to the US economy. If the industry is gutted, our economy will not only slow down, but it could be devastating.
  • There is no way the federal government can match the pay offered by the energy industry. Our oil and gas companies employ some of the brightest minds in the country and they are well rewarded for their brains. These people might not find a federally guaranteed job intellectually stimulating or rewarding enough. So, a brain drain to other countries is inevitable in such a situation and the best way to deal with the Russian, Chinese, and Iranian threat is to remain an energy powerhouse and even become more powerful as an energy mecca.
  • The US has managed to become a force to be reckoned with in the international energy market thanks to the shale revolution. We now have tremendous geopolitical leverage, which we can use to reduce Russia’s influence in Europe. Shutting down our energy industry will allow Russia and OPEC nations to rule the international energy market again as somewhat already insinuated.
  • Finally, there is no way we can pay for the Green New Deal, which is estimated to cost the taxpayer a mindboggling $1 trillion every year. After spending $1 trillion on green energy and paying hundreds of thousands of people through the federally guaranteed jobs program, we probably might have to ask for a loan from the World Bank to pay for our other expenses.

Ridiculous does not even begin to describe the Green New Deal. The scary part is that young students all over the country are being brainwashed into believing that the plan can actually work and benefit our country.

We are essentially raising a generation of ignorant snowflakes who do not believe in facts and cannot take criticism from anyone. A course correction needs to be made to prevent these people from turning our country into another Venezuela, Italy, Weimar Republic (a little extreme but still something to consider), pitiful Spain, recessionary Germany, and so on!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s – remember – this is by the genius who cannot even make a friend in DC to find a place to live.

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