“China, India, in particular Brazil. They are growing so fast that they are consuming more and more energy, and pretty soon, if their [carbon] footprint even approaches ours, we’re goners. . . . We can’t — drive our SUVs and you know, eat as much as we want and keep our homes on you know, 72 degrees at all times, and whether we’re living in the desert or we’re living in the tundra, and then just expect that every other country’s going say OK.
You guys go ahead and keep on using 25 percent of the world’s energy. Even though you only account for 3 percent of the population, and we’ll be fine. Don’t worry about us. That’s not — that’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.”
Populist Huey Long wanted all Americans to share their wealth. Barack Obama wants the whole world to do so. Huey Long wanted to take from rich Americans to give to poor Americans. Barack Obama wants to take from Americans and give to Asians, Africans and Latin Americans.
The American dream is the promise to be rich together. Nations adopted Capitalism to become rich. They succeeded. But Obama does not wish to see the world as rich as America or Europe. He does not argue that we should accept the fact that as others become richer we may become relatively poorer. He wants us to become poorer so as to stop others from becoming richer.
That is the real meaning of “cutting our carbon footprint.” He is right. As the Communist regimes so effectively proved, the easiest way to keep everybody poor is by adopting the Marxist motto. “To each according to his need; from each according to his ability.”
Marxist like Obama believe that the reason the Communist countries failed is because they could not compete with the wealth the Capitalist US created in the West.
But if Communism can be universalized, the masses will have no choice but accept a reduction in their standard of living. Of course, American acquiescence is essential for such a plan. Indeed, it is will take such self sacrifice to make Michelle Obama proud of the country.
And what if Americans say no? We will destroy the planet or the rest of the world would punish us, warns Obama. Or as his pastor says: “American chickens will come home to roost.”
Talking about fear mongering. With every passing day, he seems more and more like a KGB Manchurian candidate.
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