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This, my friends, is the ultimatum on Barak Obama. Now New Taxes! No more Democrats! People in Michigan are starting to wake up!
Recall your rep's if Impeachment is not on the agenda tomorrow!
July 7, 2009
Thank you . . .
. . . for contacting me about climate change. I understand your concerns.
While I respect your views, I also recognize the growing scientific consensus about climate change. If left unchecked, the effects of climate change include lower water levels in the Great Lakes, threats to fish and wildlife, diminished ability to grow food crops, and an overall threat to our quality of life. That's why we need a balanced, common-sense approach to this problem.
As Congress considers climate change legislation, I am working with my colleagues, especially from the Midwest, to ensure that the finished product works for Michigan. If the final legislation does not work for our state, I will not support it.
That is why I have been leading efforts in the Senate to create a Clean Energy Development Authority to provide financing for cutting-edge new technologies and create jobs. This financing is absolutely critical so that we do not trade a dependence on foreign oil for a dependence on foreign technology.
It's not enough that we simply use green technologies, we have to make them in the United States. A wind turbine is made of over 8,000 individual parts, and all of those parts can be made in Michigan. That's why I'm working to make green manufacturing a central part of our energy strategy. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act included $2 billion for advanced battery research and manufacturing. It also included a new tax credit to promote the manufacture of renewable energy products.
I believe that by making the right policy choices and the right investments, we can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a way that revitalizes Michigan's economy and creates new jobs.
New energy solutions create new jobs and new industries. We are in the midst of an energy revolution that is creating new opportunities for innovation, investment, and invention. At the same time, we are leaving a cleaner environment for our children, and we are breaking our dangerous addiction to foreign oil.
Because of our strong industrial and agricultural sectors, supported by some of the best research universities in the country, Michigan is in a unique position to lead the nation as we transition to a green energy economy. I will continue to fight for a climate change policy that focuses on creating good-paying jobs and strengthening our economy.
Thank you again for contacting me. Please continue to keep me informed about issues of concern to you and your family.
United States Senator
so, is she for it, or against it?
On a different note, I was wondering now that Sarah Palin just resigned, that maybe I could show her my story and be some sort of spokes person in Michigan for her, maybe that could be a way to get the story out
Happy 4th to everyone. I am on my way out the door to attend my local teaparty. My flag will fly upside down to protest our government. God bless you and god bless the USA