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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:30 am 
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Eliminate current regulatory programs

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Gingrich: Convert EPA into an "environmental solutions agency" devoted to scientific research and "more energy, more jobs and a better environment simultaneously." Supported tougher environmental regulation early in congressional career.

Huntsman: End the EPA's "regulatory reign of terror." Acknowledges the scientific evidence that humans contribute to global warming. As governor, supported regional cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and urged Congress to cap them. "I will break down barriers to the continued, safe use of fracking," an environmentally risky technique for extracting natural gas.

Paul: In 2008, said "human activity probably does play a role" in global warming and part of the solution should be to stop subsidizing the oil industry and let prices rise until the free market turns to alternate energy sources. Now calls the science on manmade global warming a "hoax." Says emission standards should be set by states or regions, not Washington.

Perry: Manmade global warming is a "scientific theory that has not been proven and from my perspective is more and more being put into question." Proposes repeal of EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases and elimination of all EPA programs to restrict carbon dioxide emissions. Opposes restrictions on coal industry under the Clean Air and Clean Water acts.

Says environmental regulation and conservation are best achieved at state level and EPA should be converted to a "research and advisory" agency with no enforcement powers except when states ask for federal arbitration of regional disputes. As governor, cut money for clean air programs, cut the budget for Texas' environmental watchdog by a third and sued EPA to avoid enforcing clean air laws. Signed law that requires Texas to consider the effect of new regulations on the economy before passing them. Supports environmentally risky techniques for extracting natural gas.

Romney: Spending a fortune to cut the emissions linked to global warming "is not the right course for us." Has acknowledged the scientific consensus that humans contribute to global warming: "I believe the world is getting warmer, and I believe that humans have contributed to that." But now says: "My view is that we don't know what's causing climate change on this planet." Proposes to remove carbon dioxide from list of pollutants controlled by Clean Air Act, and amend clean water and air laws to ensure the cost of complying with regulations is balanced against environmental benefit. Says cap and trade would "rocket energy prices."

Santorum: The science establishing human activity as a likely contributor to global warming is "patently absurd" and "junk science."

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:46 pm 
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Well, at least Romney will deport Obama's illegal alien uncle, and has a "C" grade at NumbersUSA.com, which is better than the Ds and Fs of everyone else in all parties.
Enforcing the laws and collecting the fines would get the US out of debt and reduce the population nearly 10%---all very good, if done.
I think Romney only supposedly changed his mind on AGW to get the ignorant majority's votes.
It is unfortunate that even the supposedly green demonrats have done nothing really effective in reducing emissions and population.
I wonder if any of them will do anything to change the course of events toward collapse of the USA, the population crash, and future thermageddon ELE.
I wonder if any have watched the documentary "Blind Spot" and realize we must stop fossil fuel use, go to a steady state environmental economy, and reduce population. I think the Republican Teddy Roosevelt would have understood. 8) :mrgreen:

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Sock puppets done with funds from the Sierra Club? They are the ones who broke with deep ecologists (NPG, NumbersUSA, CCN) on US population and its relentless destructive rise from immigration.
We are basically stuck, as usual, with the lesser of evils. A democratic party that allows overpopulation and population degradation, and does too little to reduce consumption and pollution anywhere near what is needed. Or a Republican Party that may get rid of the illegals and stop un-needed immigration, and still do too little or nothing to reduce consumption and pollution.
Nixon was the only President that addressed Congress on overpopulation. He started the EPA and Clean Water Act, but nothing on the ultimate destroyer--overpopulation. Carter got the same info and put solar panels on the White House and wore a sweater, but nothing to stop the overpopulation. Reagan took down the panels, actually believed the infinite Earther Simon (may he rot in hell), and got into an unholy alliance with the Pope to stop European communism at the expense of amnesty for over 3 million illegals and the start of the invasion of the USA. None have stopped it since, with big business corruption and/or wanting more democratic voters.
It is really the shits that the last semi-good President was someone we hated, Nixon.

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