Friday, November 14, 2014

Obama's Stupid Deal With China

Socialist President Pinocchio Obama is determined to destroy jobs in the Coal, Natural Gas and Oil industries in the US and to lower the standard of living for all Americans.   Obama has done a deal with China in which he has agreed to lower carbon emissions in the United States by Executive Order in the next ten years, in exchange for a quasi-promise that China will do the same by 2030.   China has said that they MAY lower carbon emissions, not that they MUST lower carbon emissions by 2030.   China's position is that they are a developing country and that as result they should not have to conform to the lower emission standards that Obama is imposing on the US. 

This deal is about as Stupid as it gets.   This Blogger has been to China many times.   The pollution in Beijing is ten times worse than anything I ever experienced growing up in Los Angeles 50 years ago when smog was really bad in LA.  That was before catalytic converters and all the measures taken in California to control carbon emissions.  The United States today has done a great job controlling carbon emissions; however, Obama is determined to impose standards that are either impossible to meet and that will significantly raise the cost of energy for all Americans, while killing jobs. 

Most important, there is nothing we can do in the United States, that we are not already doing, to control carbon emissions that would impact the environment in a meaningful way, if China and India in particular do not do the same.  The pollution they are putting into the environment is so significant that both Europe and the United States cannot offset it even with higher standards.  China and India claim that they are entitled to pollute the environment in order to become a modern industrial economy, the same way the US and Europe did in the 19th and 20th centuries.   The only problem with this argument is that there is no comparison.  Whatever carbon emissions were released in the 19th and 20th centuries by Europe and the US were minuscule compared to what China and India are doing today. 

Obama is a smart stupid man.  His deal with China is about as dumb as it gets.  Obama has agreed to limit the growth of the US economy, killing jobs in the process and lowering the standard of living of the American people getting nothing meaningful in return from China.  The only thing good about this deal is that it is not a Treaty ratified by the US Senate.  The next President can strike it down with the stroke of a pen, since it is just an Executive Order.  All we can do is count the days until January 20, 2017 when Obama, the job killer is out of office.      

No comments:

Post a Comment