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Re: [GRRN] Good Morning Vietnam! and the Diversely Sorry President
I thought wind power was a cuisinart for birds.


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Goettlich <gottlich@infi.net>
To: GreenYes <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
Date: Friday, May 18, 2001 3:24 PM
Subject: Re: [GRRN] Good Morning Vietnam! and the Diversely Sorry President


>Dr. Cato
>
>Your racial comments do not have a place on this listserve.
>
>Are you related to the CATO Institute? Please tell me about the "sorry
>alternatives." The "sorry alternatives" I know about are nuclear power,
>coal, and oil. The "real alternatives" are:
>
>1) CONSERVATION
>2) Wind Power
>3) Solar Power
>4) Conservation
>
>Calling them alternatives is misleading as they are proven technologies
>while the others -- nukes, coal, and oil -- cannot survive without
trillions
>of dollars in annual government subsidies and protection which benefit only
>the corporations and not the consumers.
>
>Diversely sorry president Bush's idea is based on greed -- cold-hearted,
>blue-blooded, unforgiving greed.
>
>Furthermore, a large percentage of citizens in the US still believe the
>industry myth that nuclear power is clean.
>
>Industry has been protected from their own shortsightedness and greed by
>legislators creating a situation where citizens will be paying for nuclear
>waste long after anyone remembers where it came from, and quite possibly,
>that it is toxic at all.
>
>Industry also manages to conceal the fact that the fuel for the nuclear
>plants is created using massive amounts of coal-fired power generated by
>outdated plants that spew mercury, NOx and other pollutants directly into
>the air.
>
>Also not mentioned by the nuclear industry is the devastation to the land
by
>strip-mining and spoils, followed closely by combustion coal waste being
>dumped into open pits to destroy the streams and ground water.
>
>The other sorry alternatives - coal, oil, etc.  -- follow the same type of
>logic. Clean coal, clean nuclear, clean oil, clean gas... all the same myth
>from the same corporations.
>
>Best regards,
>Paul
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <UPGAS@aol.com>
>To: <gottlich@infi.net>
>Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 7:53 AM
>Subject: Re: [GRRN] Good Morning Vietnam!
>
>
>> Friday
>>
>>
>> Well, Paul, just look at the alternatives.
>>
>> Blacks back to Africa and the Caribbean. Hispanics back to Mexico,
Central
>> and South America. You people better wake up and look at the sorry
>> alternatives before you keep wining about minorities.
>>
>> Dr. Paul Cato
>> Atlanta, Georgia
>
>
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