Summary of the results of the 2010 congressional primaries in Massachusetts.
Whatever the motivation for the sudden silence from the Reality Campaign, it demonstrates a lack of reliable leadership on the issue of clean coal. If the campaign’s organizations were really concerned about confronting clean coal, it would have continued speaking out to this day, and it would have opposed the American Clean Energy and Security Act.
It’s a hard truth that won’t be politically popular, but Americans cannot go on using as much energy as they have. The Waxman Markey legislation fails to acknowledge that, and so, it fails even to set the goals that we need.
Clean coal is a fraud. So, why does the Waxman-Markey legislation provide government support to support the fraud?
Yes, let’s encourage Congress to pass the Georges Bank Preservation Act, but let’s continue to push to hold back offshore drilling in other parts of our national waters as well.