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Mon Jun 10, 2019, 06:24 AM

4. a sad parallel to what's happening nationwide

Of all the things that enrage me about the current regime, it's their gleeful (and irreversible) destruction of the environment, and equally gleeful destruction of the national environmental standards and international agreements that took decades to develop and implement that stress my mental health most of all.

I understand that greed is the chief driving force. But what I don't understand is this: shouldn't even Republicans want to live in a place with clean air, clear water, and soils free of toxins? Shouldn't even Republicans see that addressing climate change, getting ahead of the game on alternative energy, and conserving our natural resources is crucial to our immediate national security and international standing, quite apart from such "trivial" (not) issues like saving the planet?

Every minute that this regime pollutes our country (both literally and figuratively) is a precious minute lost in addressing these urgent problems.



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