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Leftists Plan to Reduce Global Warming by Lowering American Living Standards

rhawkins Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:54 PM
Lowering American living standards has been the end game all along. By hamstringing industry with impossible and unnecessary climate regulations, lefties can realize their dream of a diminished America. They also get to punish all those evil corporations out there. You go, you leftist scum.

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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