When you ignore reality and the facts and you choose to embrace ignorance and irrational prejudice then you’re not just a jerk, you are a dangerous jerk.
And the way the Greenius sees it, it’s a nano-thin intellectual line between choosing to believe black people or brown people are inferior and not equal to you and yours and believing that 100+ years of burning fossil fuels is not the cause of global warming and that climate scientists are lying and part of a cabal perpetrating a vast left wing conspiracy.
As evil and damaging as racism is to individuals and our society overall, the Climate LiarDeniers’s evil far exceeds the scope of race haters because the damage is done to everyone at a global level of catastrophe that no racial supremacist ever dreamed of.
After hearing Frank Langfitt’s report on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition yesterday morning I quickly realized two things.
1. Frank doesn’t know too much about electric cars and didn’t do much research before recording his segment.
2. Frank doesn’t like electric cars very much and doesn’t want you to either.
I immediately began to wonder why. Why was Frank hating on EVs? What’s behind Frank’s bete noir car thing with EV’s? Why did he call his report, “Electric Cars Still Years Away?” Does he really believe that fairy tale?
This was a mystery that only the Greenius could solve.
As new President Barack Obama said on Wednesday,
“The question isn’t whether you’re better off than you were four years ago, the question is whether you’re better off than you were four weeks ago.”
Unless you are in the repo, liquor or foreclosure business the answer is no.
“President Barack Obama” you ask? Isn’t that pushing the presumptuous envelope a mite? Perhaps you’re thinking, “arrogance much?”
Not really. It’s my job to be ahead of the curve and deal with what’s coming next. Continue reading