If Henry Waxman, Doris Matsui and the rest of the Congressional Climate Fan Club truly believe that the time for action is now, then all they have to do is introduce a copy of the legislation already written by Boxer and Sanders. That’s it – not much work involved.
Forming a task force, to talk about climate change – for all his hot talk, that’s all that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is willing to do. Whitehouse has not introduced any legislation in the 113th Congress that would actually do anything to slow down climate change.
163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody.