Rick Jensen, 9/25/2014 [Archive]

Occupy Climate?

By Rick Jensen

The hundreds of thousands of "nonpartisan Obama War protesters" have been found!

As I wrote last week, Obama is waging war with no congressional authority and the tens of thousands of left-wing "war protesters" were nowhere to be found.Since then, Democrats and Republicans signed off on sending weapons to "moderate" fanatics and there have been a couple of small protests.

So, where were the thousands anti-war protesters? Protesting for Climate Change for Socialism! The Peoples' Climate March!

400,000 protesters spent a lovely, cool day in New York protesting for socialism under the guise of climate change.They don't like capitalism or free markets.They're the Occupy crowd, protesting and stomping their feet for the government to give them $35 an hour whether or not they're working, abolish Wall Street and the stock market, clamoring for free health insurance, free college education, to eliminate our country's borders, and eliminate everyone's debt right now including mortgages, car loans, college loans and sovereign debt.

That's the short list of demands.

If you believe the Peoples' Climate March was really about climate change, you don't know what the leaders of the movement are saying.

First of all, the Climate March slogan was, "#FloodWallStreet Stop Capitalism!" Not much about carbon dioxide in that, is there?

The World Socialist Web Site crowed, "Members and supporters of the Socialist Equality Party distributed thousands of copies of a statement, "Climate change and the capitalist system," published on the, World Socialist Web Site. The statement explained that the only way to conduct a serious fight against global warming and other environmental disasters is through a political struggle against capitalism and the nation-state system, on the basis of an international socialist program."

Kmele Foster, a reporter for REASON Magazine, a libertarian publication, interviewed marchers who spoke enthusiastically to his camera of revolution against big business, creating a socialist society and shared a photo of a banner that read, "Capitalism destroys the planet.We need revolution. Nothing less!"

It's safe to assume there was no debate regarding differing scientific studies on the topic of climate change.

A panel featuring socialist Kshama Sawant from Seattle and fellow traveler Senator Bernie Sanders spouted phrases that generated much applause such as "A socialist world that will deliver a high standard of living for all."

Award-winning reporter and climate hysteria skeptic Marc Morano of ClimateDepot reported Naomi Klein, author of the new book "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" revealed all too readily that "climate change" is just a political lever to fundamentally transform America from a capitalist, free market society where everyone is entitled to the same opportunities for success to a Marxist state wherein government bureaucrats decide how successful you are allowed to be.

In an exchange with Klein, Morano asked Klein if she would support all the same climate "solutions" even if the science, was, wrong.

"Yes, I would still be for social justice even if there was not climate change.Yes, you caught me Marc," Klein answered sarcastically as she abruptly ended the interview.

If you're wondering where that "social justice" line comes from, it's a common thread among socialists who believe government is the first, not last, arbiter for what is fair and just, making sure everyone has an "equal outcome" in their financial lives regardless of their career, not "equal opportunities".

Klein, who lectures, "Capitalism is irreconcilable with a livable climate," told the activists she recommended "weaving this [climate] movement into all of our movements.

That's what they're doing.

International ANSWER is a major organizer of socialist and "progressive" demonstrations, staffed by members of the Communist Workers World Party.

You'll see their logo at the largest rallies, proselytizing the rescue of our planet's eminent demise through socialism.

The protests are coming.It's just taking a while to rally liberals against President Obama, the left's hopey-changey wizard.

Former uber-liberal Representative Dennis Kucinich has already written about the "real" reason Obama is attacking Syria: the NeoCons made him do it for oil.

Yeah, those rascally Obama NeoCons.

That'll look great on a protest sign.

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