Welcome Joe Biden, the Most Popular President in the History of the United States

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  1. CotcheryFan

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    When you think of Biden, does change candidate come to mind? He was elected because Trump couldn't help himself. He's no FDR.
     
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    Reminds me of the CryptKeeper..
     
  4. Acad23

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    Joe Biden is shaping up to be the worst President since Donald Trump.
     
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    Party over country. Get used to it. Neither side will give on anything anytime soon, c.
     
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    Stocks mixed as investors eye minimum corporate tax deal | Fox Business

    The global socialists movement is alive and well, albeit out of touch with how business actually works...China and Russia are sitting back laughing.
    No chance the G20 will adopt this radical idea. so that leaves...you guessed it, businesses retreating to tax friendly countries like Vietnam, China, India

    This is the same reason why businesses and citizens have left states like NY and Illinois over the past decade and relocated to tax friendly states like TN,TX and FL.

    Trump Tax Cut Proves Successful For Business Repatriation - AMAC - The Association of Mature American Citizens
    Call TRUMP what you'd like, but the repatriated act was a big reason we had record wage growth, and unemployment before the China Virus. The Biden admin is back to the globalism ideology and America last...sad
     
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    White supremacy no longer at the top of the charts!

     
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    Nothing better than the continued attempt to politicize our military. Especially the top ranks in the country.
     
  11. joelip

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    So your assertion is:

    a) the Joint Chiefs of Staff didn't tell Biden this when he was Vice President OR

    b) if they did tell him this, he shouldn't have mentioned it in his speech
     
  12. Jonathan_Vilma

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    No. He should not be mentioning highly politicized things in the same breath as the military. And this is the second different thing he's mentioned as the "greatest threat to our nation" in a matter of a couple weeks.

    Mark Milley clarified the statement.

    https://www.usnews.com/news/nationa...ment-climate-change-but-also-china-and-russia

    I don't think climate change should be as politicized as it is, but ultimately it has been. And the debate over how to "fix it" remains. If the models of climate change are real and it's really happening, there are a couple of factors that must be considered.

    1) We can do everything in the world to fix it, but if China doesn't get on board, the world is doomed anyway. The bottom 4 of the top five account for only 1% more than what China pollutes the world by itself.
    https://www.activesustainability.com/environment/top-5-most-polluting-countries/

    2) Again, if this thing is really going to mark the end of the world sooner than later, fossil fuels need to be abandoned ASAP. No more emissions tests on cars (shit everything made within 20 years passes them including the 17 mpg SUV's). Electric flip immediately. Not to mention the free market is already moving this way by itself without government regulation. Auto manufacturers are producing vehicles to compete in this space and new ones are popping up (Nio, there's another one I saw a commercial for). This is healthy in the free market world and the flip will happen over time without anyone needing to bear the financial burden of doing it immediately.

    3) How do you run a sustainable power grid without fossil fuels? Even the greenest companies in the world are backed by them in some way shape or form. For what it's worth, we do need a big power grid upgrade. Our shits way too old.

    4) This isn't directed at you, but the people that advocate for it need to fuck off with limits on how much meat people can eat. Pushing people to full vegan diets and eating plants only (by the way a lot of "plant based meat" substitutes are incredibly unhealthy) will only make the human race weaker.

    5) The full scale flip to green technology will ultimately only hurt the lower and middle classes. And since the Democrats are hell bent on giving out freebies to buy votes of the lower class, it'll just fall on the middle class that needs to suddenly spend hundreds of thousands to retrofit their homes and small businesses to apply technology that passes the standard of what they want to do with solar panels and such.

    6) Remember when the ozone depletion was the greatest threat to humanity 20 years ago? Yeah, it's rebuilding itself.

    https://www.businessinsider.in/scie...o-completely-recover/articleshow/78146667.cms

    7) How in the world do we finance all of this after spending the amount of money we just spent over the past year on a lot (not all) of nonsense? Our national deficit is already an absolute disaster. Can you imagine spending another $10 trillion while the money is allocated to and by the oligarchs?




    I'm not against fixing the country so we can be more sustainable and flipping to green energy. It's the smart play and the technology is being developed. But there are a lot of questions I have about the change and the change needs to happen without destroying the plebieans. Which is always what seems to happen.
     
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    Military has been really concerned with climate change for decades. Its nothing new to these people.

    The rising seas are particularly a concern to the Navy
     
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    Ah yes the international soviet headquartered in the evil chaz fortresss of seattle is going to use money meant for the military stolen by pbs to turn the frog's gay.
     
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    I really do love how trumpistas keep their signs up.
     
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    You make a number of good points. Unfortunately, my perception is that there are many "climate deniers" who are yet to be convinced that there is any climate problem at all. Considering the possible threat to life implied, I have no problem with amplifying any and all voices that warn of the dangers of climate change (including the voices of the Chiefs of Staff) because I believe the U. S. citizenry (including soldiers) need to be informed about everything they will face if they sit back and do nothing or, worse, drag their heels.
     
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    Small mind, small solutions
     
  18. Jonathan_Vilma

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    People have been well-informed for twenty years about this as a potential threat. What do you drive? If you don't drive an electric vehicle, use plastic utensils, plates, K-Cups, paper towels, toilet paper, don't have solar panels, etc. you are equally a big part of the problem. And I don't say that as really caring what you do or drive or anything.

    By the way - most people with electric vehicles are charging their cars using electricity from their house that is fueled by fossil fuels.

    What can our individual soldiers do that will move the needle?
     
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    Watch “The Burden” for the military’s take on climate change and fossil fuel dependence.
     
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    The military has a huge vested interest in being prepared for sea level rise because they have no idea how their budgets will be prioritized if we're in civil crisis mode up and down the east coast.

    They've been looking at how to maintain Norfolk and the various Florida installations for more than two decades now.
     
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