Why do Democrats keep pushing for more “revenues”? Well, like a crack addict, they have to have a fix. Except Democrats, and yes, to be fair some Republicans are addicted to pork, earmarks, and wasting the tax payers money. Their addiction stems from the fact that they basically buy re-election and political power through all that pork, and spending. In some cases our money is pissed away to radical groups that loathe everything about America. As a result, we get screwed, in this case by the E.P.A.
Via Daily Caller:
In 2011 the Environmental Protection Agency provided $1 million in grants to 46 different non-profit and tribal organizations to promote what it called “environmental justice.” Since 1994, a little-noticed EPA program has handed out a total of $23 million in such grants to 1,253 organizations, for stated purposes that observers are questioning.
President Bill Clinton and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) were responsible for implementing “environmental justice” as part of the EPA’s mission. In early 1990, following a lobbying push by the CBC, the EPA established the Environmental Equity Workgroup. In 1994 it was renamed the Office of Environmental Justice. [...]
West Harlem Environmental Action received taxpayer dollars to educate New Yorkers about the “local challenges posed by climate change (i.e., sea-level rise and extreme weather events).”
Federal dollars also paid a Utah dance company to teach children in 10 elementary schools how to dance for environmental justice. “Kinesthetic learning,” the EPA reports, “will be used to examine air quality issues and encourage youth and their families to adopt healthy living practices.”
The EPA funds “green jobs” projects in Hawaii, summer initiatives to teach middle-schoolers about global warming, and at least one push to create an “urban wetland” on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice, a community organizing non-profit, received federal money to push for “anti-idling” policies affecting diesel truck drivers.
Like several other grant recipients identified on the EPA’s website, Greenaction subscribes to a 1991 “Principles of Environmental Justice” manifesto that affirms “the sacredness of our Mother Earth” and the “political, economic and cultural liberation that has been denied for over 500 years of colonization and oppression, resulting in the poisoning of our communities and land and the genocide of our peoples.”
See, OUR money, that WE earn, pissed away on Leftist claptrap like environmental justice! E.J., is just another bastard child of Marxism, and is not just at all. Like Social Justice, or Economic Justice, it is about redistributing wealth, and eventually crushing individual liberties.
So, basically, we are having money taken from our labors to fund those that seek America’s destruction. I think my head is about to explode!