Tag: Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez

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Hello podcast fans, young and old, big and small and welcome to this edition of the Harvard Lunch Club Political podcast, number 215(!!!) the Irredeemable AOC edition of the show with your lost-soul hosts, east coast radio guy Todd Feinburg and west coast AI guy Mike Stopa. Each week we bring to you the meat, […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Green New Deal: Serious as a Mass Famine

 

Keep yucking it up. Talk about Alexandria Occasional Cortex. Hey, it could never happen here right? Not so fast, slick, your laughter is actually based in ignorance or forgetfulness. Stalin engineered a terror famine, the Holodomor, and Mao killed off up to 60 million inconvenient people with his Great Leap Forward. Today, Venezuelans are eating rats. Now are you focused?

Holodomor memorial monument in Kyiv, UkraineAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s socialist scheme reveals, in its own words, the red origins and aims of the Green movement. Instead of greedy capitalists oppressing wage slaves, evil polluters are killing everyone. those at the top of the intersectional virtue pyramid hit hardest.

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Green, With Envy

 

An end to industrial civilization, but like in a totally pro-union way.

If this week’s Green New Deal boomlet was politically significant, it wasn’t just because a legislative newcomer elected by 110,318 voters in Queens and the Bronx proposed a government program to renovate or replace every building in the country within ten years, abolish internal-combustion-engine cars and commercial air travel, shut down all conventional utility generation without building nuclear, phase out flatulent cows, support persons “unwilling” to work, print new paper money to pay for it all, and on and on. New York City voters have elected radical mavericks to Congress before and will do so again.

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Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. One Side Now: The Green Raw Deal

 

With apologies to Joni Mitchell, here’s my adaptation of her song: “AOC One Side Now.” Suggestions are welcome.

Rows and flows of angel hair
And Leftist castles in the air
And feather canyons everywhere
I’ve looked at energy that way

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So much of this Eurogamer story disturbs that one scarcely knows where to begin. It’s about an online “charity” initiative to fund the promotion of sexual confusion among kids. The organization was selected by Britain’s National Lottery for funding. Objections led to a grant review (withholding of funds), which led to online fundraisers like this […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Before We Crank Up Tax Rates, Let’s Have a Smart Debate

 

It now seems there’s going to be a national conversation about whether top federal tax rates should be dramatically higher. And for that, you can partially credit first-term House member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — as well as the extreme media attention given to her every policy utterance. But only partial credit here. At a time of a) high national debt that’s heading even higher, and b) increased inequality — including the creation of some truly massive personal fortunes — it’s a discussion that was probably inevitable.

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We’re at the oldest point in American history. Thus spake Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, AKA She Guevara. More

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are baffled by the lack of media coverage about a New Mexico compound where starving children were reportedly being trained to carry out school shootings, and they find, once again, that the FBI responded slowly to compelling tips. They also continue to find entertainment […]

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