Obama 'energized' for Earth Day

Obama 'energized' for Earth Day

There are 24 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Apr 22, 2009, titled Obama 'energized' for Earth Day. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

President Barack Obama is going on the road today to pitch his energy plan -- as well as environmentally friendly jobs production -- in a hard-hit Iowa town, while administration officials make a similar push back in Washington.

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Anndee

Green Bay, WI

#27 Apr 22, 2010
darkdays wrote:
use plastic bags to clean up dog poop.
I'd suggest Obama speech paper but that's what his telepromter does...
On a day when many Americans will be reflecting upon how they can reduce their impact on the environment, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will board separate jets in Washington on Earth Day morning to fly 250 miles up the east coast to New York, where they will land at separate airports to attend separate events within a few miles of each other.

The parallel visits of Air Force One (a 747/VC-25 aircraft) and Air Force Two (a 757/C-32A aircraft) will delay dozens, if not hundreds of commercial flights at Kennedy and LaGuardia and other nearby airports as no-fly zones are implemented. Jets will be forced to circle and burn more fuel as they wait for the VIPs to come and go. Their security contingents consisting of dozens of cars, SUVs and helicopters will burn even more. Throw in thousands of commutersí cars and delivery trucks sitting idle in traffic as law enforcement closes large swaths of the city and you have yourself a very Earth-unfriendly day.
The Sam Brothers

United States

#28 Apr 22, 2010
Good Afternoon Everybody. How are you on this fine day? All of us are doing just great including Connecticut Tippy. Thanks for asking.
NW Hominid

Seattle, WA

#29 Apr 22, 2010
Like that oil rig candle in the Gulf...
Anndee

Green Bay, WI

#30 Apr 22, 2010
The Sam Brothers wrote:
Good Afternoon Everybody. How are you on this fine day? All of us are doing just great including Connecticut Tippy. Thanks for asking.
Global warming being what it is 38* here in Green Bay~

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