Saturday, August 14, 2004


And what good would his latest idea do anyway?

"John Kerry took time in Nevada this week to criticize President Bush's decision to use Yucca Mountain as the national repository for nuclear waste. Kerry said the decision was based on politics, not science. Yet in 1999, Kerry encouraged speeding up the timing of making Yucca Mountain ready to accept nuclear waste.

HUMAN EVENTS has obtained a March 23, 1999, letter [see below] to then-Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Frank Murkowski (R.-Alaska), signed by Kerry, calling for the acceleration of a nuclear waste acceptance schedule.

When the letter was sent to Murkowski, the Committee was working on legislation to advance the siting and construction of Yucca Mountain -- the site designated by Congress in 1987 as the only site the Department of Energy was allowed to study as a future permanent storage repository."



"He makes a strong case for preserving the wilderness but does not try to justify this against the needs of people in the world who are starving. He himself highlights the disparity between the rich and the poor of the world but does not recognise that preserving the wilderness is a luxury only rich countries can afford.

During the devastating Canberra fires, Brown, who usually hogs the media, avoided TV like the plague because he knew that Green opposition to burn-offs was partly to blame for the disaster. In the book he acknowledges (p.54) the role of the high volume of flammable fuel but does not concede that it was in part due to Green opposition to fuel-reduction burns.....

It is surprising that Brown supports the discredited Paul Ehrlich whose dire predictions have not eventuated. India has not had a famine for over 20 years and while Brown decries the poverty of North Korea he does not seem to object to their wasteful expenditure on armaments, including nuclear technology.

Brown's call (p.65) for a "global parliament" is risible given the abject failure of the UN especially in curbing persecutors of Christians in the Sudan, Indonesia and China. What is the point of a world parliament if we do not have a world army or police to carry out the decisions of the parliament?

He is quite intemperate in claiming that the Vatican has called for a world of 40 billion people who, in his words, would have "just enough room to copulate", when the Pope has repeatedly taught that responsible parenthood is the ethical way to slow down the birth-rate without recourse to abortion and other anti-life practices.

Brown is satisfied that the Australian birthrate, which is below replacement, "has had a healthy fall". He is wrong in saying that immigration is "our main source of population growth". We receive 100,000 immigrants but we lose 40,000 by emigration while the number of births is almost 250,000.

His optimistic view of the world forces him to ignore the devastation caused by Hitler, Stalin and Mao while not giving the US any credit for financing the destruction of thousands of Russian nuclear warheads.....

He repeats the tired old claim that acre after acre of forest is being harvested but makes little estimate of the extensive replanting that is taking place. In Australia over one million trees are planted each year."

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Many people would like to be kind to others so Leftists exploit that with their nonsense about equality. Most people want a clean, green environment so Greenies exploit that by inventing all sorts of far-fetched threats to the environment. But for both, the real motive is to promote themselves as wiser and better than everyone else, truth regardless.

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