10.01.2008 0

Liberty let the Gentleman see, Just how nice a dame you can be

  • On: 10/06/2008 11:06:58
  • In: Energy Crisis, Global Warming Fraud, and the Environment

  • We guess it’s all a matter of priorities. Over the course of the past week, headline writers throughout the world sounded a clarion call for immediate action to rescue what ALG News in its editorial cartoon called “The Orphans of the Corn.”

    Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) apparently got the message. The Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee gave a lengthy speech on the Senate Floor Tuesday “demanding action to address the rising cost of feed and fuel due to hasty biofuel mandates.” That, from the Senator’s press release.

    Waxing indignant, the Senator pulled no punches:

    “We are in the midst of global food difficulties brought on by decades of misguided environment and energy policies. As worldwide food availability decreases and prices continue to skyrocket, decades of ill-conceived planning by politicians and bureaucrats afraid of expanding our energy supplies are now bearing an ugly fruit.

    “Ironically, the anti-energy environmental left has spent decades warning of various crises that never seem to materialize. You have to give the environmentalists credit, they may finally get their bona fide ‘crisis,’ but alas, it will be one created by the very policies they advocated.”

    Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA), a strong advocate of using biofuels food for oil, and an equally strong opponent of oil drilling, gasoline refineries, nuclear energy, and windmills (when so positioned to obstruct his view), had other concerns. While Africa, India, and Somalia starved, Mr. Kennedy “joined the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation in planting a tree to honor the people of Massachusetts.” That, from the Senator’s press release.

    Not satisfied to kick around a few shovelfuls of dirt, the Senior Senator was moved to wax poetic, taking time to recite one of his favorite poems:

    “In a chariot of light from the regions of day,
    The Goddess of Liberty came;
    Ten thousand celestials directed the way,
    And hither conducted the dame.”

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