In The Pacific Northwest Environmenta...

In The Pacific Northwest Environmental Civil War Over Coal, REPUBLICANS Are The ENEMY

There are 7 comments on the OregonLive.com story from Oct 2, 2012, titled In The Pacific Northwest Environmental Civil War Over Coal, REPUBLICANS Are The ENEMY. In it, OregonLive.com reports that:

There is NO comparison NOR competition between the health and safety of the many and the potential jobs of the few.

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Northie

Spokane, WA

#1 Oct 2, 2012
The Northwest US protests over creating a giant coal conveyor to carry Wyoming coal to China are just a tiny chapter in the same worldwide story: political conservatives corrupted by Big Carbon are more than willing to deny climate destruction in return for political media money and power.
litesong

Everett, WA

#2 Oct 2, 2012
litesong wrote:

All true. re-pubic-lick-uns have not been good for Washington state AND not good for the Earth AND its people. We had the greatest democratic environmentalists, caring for people & land, in Senators Henry Jackson, & Warren Magnuson.

re-pubic-lick-uns lie when they say they work for the Earth. The legacies of Senators Henry Jackson, & Warren Magnuson prove that statement. Washington state citizens know this is true, except for the transplanted newbee re-pubic-lick-uns, who move into Washington state.
Northie

Spokane, WA

#3 Oct 2, 2012
litesong wrote:
litesong wrote:
All true. re-pubic-lick-uns have not been good for Washington state AND not good for the Earth AND its people. We had the greatest democratic environmentalists, caring for people & land, in Senators Henry Jackson, & Warren Magnuson.
re-pubic-lick-uns lie when they say they work for the Earth. The legacies of Senators Henry Jackson, & Warren Magnuson prove that statement.
Oregon Republicans Tom McCall, Mark Hatfield and Bob Packwood were all strong environmentalists. So was Washington Governor and Senator Dan Evans. And Richard Nixon led the way on Federal environmental successes such as the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act. It's just that this all happened before the oil industry bought the party.
litesong

Everett, WA

#4 Oct 2, 2012
Northie wrote:
Oregon Republicans Tom McCall, Mark Hatfield and Bob Packwood were all strong environmentalists. So was Washington Governor and Senator Dan Evans. And Richard Nixon led the way on Federal environmental successes such as the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act.
Most of your names were barely repubs, at least once, not even getting the republican endorsement to run for office! Wow!

Gov. Dan was in the Boy Scouts, loved & knew the Greatness of Washington state! Of course, he was an environmentalist.

Because the American people said there must be something to protect the environment in the 1970's, Nixon had to start the EPA, probably not knowing what real Protection of Land, Air & Water, really meant.
litesong

Everett, WA

#5 Oct 2, 2012
litesong wrote:
.....republican endorsement
Correction:

republican should be:
re-pubic-lick-un......
Northie

Spokane, WA

#6 Oct 2, 2012
Watching Inslee debate McKenna just now. Coal trains? Inslee's against 'em and McKenna's for 'em. Big surprise.
litesong

Everett, WA

#7 Nov 10, 2012
Most of your names were barely repubs, at least one, not even getting the republican endorsement to run for office! Wow!

Gov. Dan was in the Boy Scouts, loved & knew the Greatness of Washington state! Of course, he was an environmentalist.

Because the American people said there must be something to protect the environment in the 1970's, Nixon had to start the EPA, probably not knowing what real Protection of Land, Air & Water, really meant.
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Northie wrote:
Watching Inslee debate McKenna just now. Coal trains? Inslee's against 'em and McKenna's for 'em. Big surprise.
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litesong wrote:
Rest my case.

Last night, McKenna conceded to Inslee!!!!!!

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