Archive for June, 2009

Ignominious Eight: House GOP-ers for W-M

June 26, 2009

The following eight Republicans voted FOR Waxman-Markey and were instrumental in helping the bill to pass today. They should be targeted for defeat in the 2010 election.

The Ignominious Eight are:

Mary Bono Mack (R-CA)
Mike Castle (R-DE)
Mark Steven Kirk (R-IL)
Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
John McHugh (R-NY)
Dave Reichert (R-WA)
Chris Smith (R-NJ)

Click here for the final vote tally.

Must-see video: Boehner Filibuster

June 26, 2009

Green Hell nears: Waxman-Markey atrocity passes House 219-212

June 26, 2009

… let’s kill it in the Senate!

Tune in for the Boehner filibuster…

June 26, 2009

… our new hero filibustering the Waxman-Markey bill on C-SPAN!

Hurray for John Boehner!

Rep. Nunes hits nail on head…

June 26, 2009

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) pitied Waxman-Markey supporters today as yielding to “the twisted desires of radical environmentalists.”

At least someone gets it…

Neal: Alarmism is the ‘science of our times’

June 26, 2009

Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) said that it was hard to work with Republicans because many of them reject global warming, which Neal called “the science of out times.”

Sheesh of the day: Cantor says removing CO2 a ‘noble endeavor’

June 26, 2009

Amid a pretty could floor speech against Waxman-Markey, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) inexplicably said that “removing CO2 from the atmosphere is a noble endeavor.”

God save us from our friends…

Scaredy-CAT: USCAP member switches on W-M

June 26, 2009

Energy & Environment News reports that heavy-equipment manufacturer Caterpillar now opposes Waxman-Markey:

“We cannot endorse this bill in its current form,” Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Jim Owens wrote in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) yesterday. “Despite our efforts to improve portions of the bill, specific provisions relating to non-road equipment, black carbon, border measures and other critical issues remain problematic.”

Owens was a fool to ever think that global warming legislation would work for his company.

BTW, Greenpeace also now opposes W-M because it

…has been so heavily influenced by the coal and oil industries…

Butterfield: W-M ‘literally will save the planet’

June 26, 2009

Rep. G.K. Butterfield says that Waxman-Markey “literally will save the planet.”

Phew…

McCotter: W-M ‘nuts on its face’

June 26, 2009

Rep. Thadeus McCotter (R-MI) declaimed Waxman-Markey as “nuts on its face.”