Growth of bureaucracies is a hallmark of totalitarianism. As Mary McCarthy said, “Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.” The power behind Barack Obama doesn’t care if he is a one-term President. Total government control is a far more important agenda than any individual political career.
Tagged: cap and trade
In his keynote speech, Vaclav Klaus, elected President of the Czech Republic in 2003, commented at the first Heartland Conference on Climate Change in New York that the Czech Republic had just emerged from 70 years of communism and asked, incredulously, why anyone would go back. He was referring to the US and Europe, and identified environmentalism and climate change as the vehicles for the transit.
The list of absolute contradictions about environment and economies gets longer every day as we drift further from logic and reason. The frustration and madness is that many of the contradictions only apply to government thinking and worse their actions. These are far removed from reality and all infused with the hypocrisy of, “Do as I say, not as I do”.
In the battle for proper climate science free from politics, there are two levels at which bureaucracy is a modern form of despotism. In most countries it is in departments of meteorology, weather, climate or environment. At the global level, it is in the United Nations. Regardless of location, it is essentially unaccountable and represents the enemy within.
An energy policy built on the lie that human CO2 is causing global warming is likely to fail. It is a bigger lie when CO2 is incorrectly called carbon. The policy is guaranteed to fail when proposed energy alternatives cannot fulfill needs and will cause economic slowdown, decreased competitiveness, and further economic decay.