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Green Tyranny

Kali_Fred Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 9:50 AM
"I love the free market, but it doesn't offer a practical remedy to pollution. I could sue polluters for violating my property rights, but under our legal system, that's not even close to practical." Todays legal system makes much of what made America great difficult. But that doesn't mean, Mr Stossel, that we give up. Right should always be pursued.
restoreliberty Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 11:56 AM
Actually Stossel is wrong about the market not offering practical solutions. There are plenty of market based solutions, and real professionals in the environmental and ecological trenches know this and are working to establish more and more market based remedies to societal problems. The activists (usually the lowest intelligence quotient folks that professionals have to put up when working on getting market solution programs up and running) want top down government rule because that fits their want it now, want it with no effort, and want it to hurt mentality. These folks cannot get it through their fascist heads that they are the reason the American people have abandoned the "environmental movement".
Environmental activists and politicians would like you to think that we must love their regulations -- or hate trees and animals.

I love trees and animals.

But you can love nature and still hate the tyranny that environmental regulations bring.

The Environmental Protection Agency just announced it will boost gas prices ("only" a penny, although industry says 6 to 9 cents) to make another minuscule improvement to air quality.

In New York City, my mayor wants to ban Styrofoam cups, saying, "I think it's something we can do without."

Congress already dictates the design of our cars, toilets and light bulbs.

Originally, environmental...