‘Tis the season of St. Valentine, and nothing says romance quite like impossible dreams. In turn, nothing says impossible dream like the resolution offered in the House of Representatives by the newly-elected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She and her fellow supporters of the concept call it The Green New Deal. Deal.
Air travel off the table ten years from now? The guaranteed vacations she wants for everyone will entail a whole lot more ground travel time than destination time. Gee, will she and her friends make an exception for the Air Force? National security and all?
My favorite part is the revamping of every single building in America. Including, one presumes, your home, your barn, your detached garage and other outbuildings. Gotta stop using those fossil fuels. Better start pricing full solar now, and scope out just where you’re gonna put the windmill.
And I bet you can guess where Representative AOC stands on gun control.
Elimination of the cattle industry within a decade was also in the first published Green New Deal plan. (Methane. Beef bad, anyway.) According to Fox News, “In a now-deleted FAQ page on Ocasio-Cortez’s website, the document explains that it’s calling for an elimination of greenhouse gas emissions rather than an immediate ban on fossil fuels because ‘we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast’.”
These folks don’t need to worry about what they call “cow farts.” Their own brain farts seem to be a much more pressing concern.