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Leftists Plan to Reduce Global Warming by Lowering American Living Standards

HistoryLover Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:33 AM
Liberals promote class warfare and wish to harm the wealthy and help the poor. The funny thing is, everything the Democrats do does the opposite. Liberal policies hurt the poor and middle classes far more than they do the wealthy. The living standards of the wealthy will not go down. They have more than enough of a wealth cushion to maintain their standard of living. Liberal policies will continue to increase the gap between the wealthy and the middle and poor classes.

Regular readers may remember last year when I shared some remarkably silly data from the “Happy Planet Index,” which supposedly showed the United States ranked below very poor nations such as Cuba, Albania, and Venezuela.

It turns out that nations got lower grades based on their energy consumption. And since energy usage is one of the key indicators of prosperity, that explains why the United States also trailed such global garden spots as Pakistan, Palestine, Iraq, Moldova, and Tajikistan.

Well, the authors of the Happy Planet Index are not the only ones who explicitly embrace stagnation and decline as a...

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