2020 Democrat: We have to de-carbonize our economy for Climate Change!

Democrats running for president have never been as radical as they are now with the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-all.

The latest radical comments come from Washington State’s governor who is running for president.



He claims we have to de-carbonize our economy in the next several decades, which he says amounts to a MASSIVE re-industrialization of America.

Watch:

Here’s more from CNS News:

Inslee has called the Green New Deal an “aspirational document.” “Do you fully endorse it?” CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked him.

“Well, I endorse exactly what is going on here, which is, this has done three really beneficial things for America,” Inslee said:

Number one, it’s got people talking about climate change. You know, this is one of the reasons I’m running. There was only four minutes of climate change in the last three presidential debates. I’m going to end that.

Number two, it has also raised people’s ambition as to the scope of the challenge. Look, we have to decarbonize our entire economy in the next several decades. This is massive re-industrialization of America. And I think the Green New Deal has succeeded in helping people understand that.

And third — and this is really important — it has led people to recognize that we have to not — to have not just a transition, we have to have a just transition to clean energy, where the first victims of climate change, which are marginalized communities, get help and communities of color. That has been a very successful thing.

Someone in the audience asked Inslee what a transition to a green economy would look like, and what he would say to Americans who live in economies that depend on coal, gas and oil.

Instead of answering that specific question, Inslee talked about a woman who lost her mobile home in a tornado.

So Blitzer followed up, asking Inslee, “What happens to the approximately 1.2 million Americans right now, still working fossil fuel extraction and power generation?”

“It’s a very important question,” Inslee responded. “Look, one of the things we talk about in this is that we need a just transition. This is going to be a huge transition. We are a fossil fuel-based economy largely right now, and we know we’re going to have to go to clean energy sources by the mid-century. This is just a scientific fact.

“But while we do this, we have to make sure that people during that transition have opportunities along with everyone else. So we need to do the kind of things we’ve done in Centralia, Washington, where we are closing our last coal-fired plant, to have about a $55 million fund to help those employees in training and transition assistance, to help businesses, where we can make sure that local economy continues to thrive, and give a transition period of several years so that there’s not, you know, trauma for these families.

“This is very important, Inslee said. “But we know we can do this.”

Inslee said the most rapidly growing job in America is solar installer, followed by wind turbine technician.

“This is a future that I believe is our destiny to grasp. And when we do it, we’re going to bring everybody along. That’s the American way, and I’m pledging that tonight,” he said.

Trump is going to slaughter Democrats next year if they select one of their more radical candidates like Inslee to go one on one with Trump. I don’t think it’ll even be close.

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117 thoughts on “2020 Democrat: We have to de-carbonize our economy for Climate Change!

  1. OMG, I predict we will soon hear that we need to give reparations to all people forced to live through the time of “Climate Change Denial”.

  2. Insley is a Progressive moron…who doesn’t have a chance. He can’t run for Governor again and the Wa. State taxpayers are paying for this con artist to travel around the country preaching BS… Decarbonize? Pfft! Where’s the pic of him with Boeing being so proud and the after of hating Boeing cause they want to build planes somewhere else….These people!!!!

    1. “Decarbonizing” would actually kill most of our crops and forests. Some scientists are saying we’re in a CO2 drought.

  3. A straight white male running for the democrat nomination has a huge disadvantage in the party of victim-hood. The only way to stand out of the pack is to go Far-left crazy.

  4. You 1st, then get back to me.

    Tired of the Al gore game, aaaaa world is ending, give me power and make me rich at the same time. grow up people on the left, this is a scam.

  5. Hasn’t he learned about clean coal technology? He wants to destroy livelihoods and remake the economy. Nobody is safe nor is anyone’s job. All for the sake of gov’t power…….all in the hands of the Left.

    This is slightly off topic………..but not. Last night FCC chairman was on Tucker Carlson. It seems Mark Zuckerberg wants the gov’t to regulate speech on the internet. The FCC chair is thankfully against it saying it’s against our First Amendment rights.

  6. “decarbonize our economy” – translation – “let’s de-populate”

    No more CARBON!

  7. In his bid to be the most radical, Swallowell wants to confiscate all “assault weapons.” This is the nuttiness group of Democrats yet. Maybe Auntie Maxine will make it even more preposterous.

  8. You know I think it’s the Democrats that need to be de-carbonized. They blow more carbon hot air out of their flap traps. No other living thing on earth comes close to the carbon damage these Democrats do.

  9. Imo, Inslee is absolutely the WORST governor in America. And that was before he said this or took this asinine stance. Such a delusional fool.

    I’m in a conundrum… I met my wife while I was stationed in Washington state. ALL of her family lives there and so does some of mine. We have lived in Georgia now for 22 years and have always dreamed of moving back. But honestly, while that dream has never changed for her, it’s becoming a nightmare for me. I went back to bury my father 14 months ago and was appalled by how much that democratic state had changed (for the worse). I honestly don’t want to live there anymore because of jackasses like this Gov. That state is all but destroyed now with onerous legislation, over-taxation, a California invasion and all the homosexuals and pot-smoking hipsters running around. Herds of them. And more simply put, we can’t afford to live there anymore. And I would likely be arrested because of my beliefs and I’d probably by saying something to the wrong person… and, well, you know… SMH

    1. I live in WA state now. I don’t recommend it. We are looking to get out within the year.

  10. One thing good about all this–as long as these Democrats keep talking about these radical ideas, we should be able to demolish then in the elections. It’s like they want us to return to horse and carriage days. But then horses are probably as bad as cows so…just walk wherever you want to go.

  11. Maybe he needs a reverberating carbonizer with mutate capacity. Although I heard that the last one was sold to an unlicensed cephalapoid.

    1. @dr-strangelove

      Aw! I was gonna say that!!! Dude! That comment was on a whole ‘nother level! Standing ovation. :clapping:

  12. Anyone who takes the Green New Deal seriously deserves to be laughed at continuously and locked up in the Psych Ward.

  13. “… what he would say to Americans who live in economies that depend on coal, gas and oil.” And which Americans do not depend on these? My gosh, the questioners are ignorant and so are the candidates! This is crazy!

    1. And he pretends that he will help the jobs lost by shutting everything down…He’s a liar and a con and his biggest audience he will ever get was this unwatched Town Hall….

  14. We are already the cleanest industrialized nation on the planet compared with China, India, Mexico, etc. Ruining our economy in the name of global environmentalism won’t do squat.

    1. But it WILL ruin our economy and make it ripe for progressive takeover, which is the true goal.

  15. Agree or disagree. Love the guy or hate him. One thing can always be said about Jay Inslee:

    He don’t make things up. He don’t have phony math.

    1. I don’t know about phony math – but he’s spouting phony “facts” as fast as he can talk. Another left coast liar.

  16. “Inslee said the most rapidly growing job in America is solar installer, followed by wind turbine technician”.

    Someone should ask him if colleges should be teaching their students to be solar installers. He couldn’t help but give an awkward answer.

  17. OK, so you’re willing to sign my proposal for a privately-owned nuclear power plant, right? I can have her up and running before the end of the year, Gov.

    Inslee said the most rapidly growing job in America is solar installer, followed by wind turbine technician.

    lol, that’s not even a little bit true.

  18. These people should be ashamed. They don’t even do their homework. The latest trend in climate science is the belief that we need to double atmospheric CO2 to increase photosynthesis and feed more people.

  19. “Inslee said the most rapidly growing job in America is solar installer” So how did that tax-payer subsidized Solyndra “can’t miss” investment work out for us, Gov? Obama said it is the future for our clean energy. Doofus! Call in the unicorns.

  20. Has Mr. Global Warming alarmist and the inventor of the internet, Al Gore sold his $7M dollar beach front estate yet?

  21. I really dislike our governor. Just not a good person. But whatever, he won’t win anyway.

  22. I have one thing to say to anyone advocating for this kind of nonsense: You First!

    Stop driving automobiles or riding in them, stop using electricity produced by fossil fuels, stop flying in planes, use zero plastic ever, etc.

  23. Democrats today: “We must undo capitalism, undo the fossil and gas industry, replace all private insurance with socialized medicine, abolish the electoral college, pack the Supreme Court, put unelected judges in charge of drawing voting district lines, prevent the enforcement of all immigration laws, make all of President Obama’s old executive orders permanent, accuse the Republican president of treason, remove him as disabled under the 25th Amendment, and prevent any nominees from begin confirmed. Oh, and President Trump is undermining democratic norms!!!”

  24. One thing good about all this–as long as these Democrats keep talking about these radical ideas, we should be able to demolish then in the elections. It’s like they want us to return to horse and carriage days. But then horses are probably as bad as cows so…just walk wherever you want to go.

  25. “Inslee said the most rapidly growing job in America is solar installer” So how did that tax-payer subsidized Solyndra “can’t miss” investment work out for us, Gov? Obama said it is the future for our clean energy. Doofus! Call in the unicorns.

  26. Has Mr. Global Warming alarmist and the inventor of the internet, Al Gore sold his $7M dollar beach front estate yet?

  27. Imo, Inslee is absolutely the WORST governor in America. And that was before he said this or took this asinine stance. Such a delusional fool.

    I’m in a conundrum… I met my wife while I was stationed in Washington state. ALL of her family lives there and so does some of mine. We have lived in Georgia now for 22 years and have always dreamed of moving back. But honestly, while that dream has never changed for her, it’s becoming a nightmare for me. I went back to bury my father 14 months ago and was appalled by how much that democratic state had changed (for the worse). I honestly don’t want to live there anymore because of jackasses like this Gov. That state is all but destroyed now with onerous legislation, over-taxation, a California invasion and all the homosexuals and pot-smoking hipsters running around. Herds of them. And more simply put, we can’t afford to live there anymore. And I would likely be arrested because of my beliefs and I’d probably by saying something to the wrong person… and, well, you know… SMH

  28. Maybe he needs a reverberating carbonizer with mutate capacity. Although I heard that the last one was sold to an unlicensed cephalapoid.

    1. @dr-strangelove

      Aw! I was gonna say that!!! Dude! That comment was on a whole ‘nother level! Standing ovation. :clapping:

  29. In his bid to be the most radical, Swallowell wants to confiscate all “assault weapons.” This is the nuttiness group of Democrats yet. Maybe Auntie Maxine will make it even more preposterous.

    1. I’m learning to never try to guess just how preposterous the Democrats will get. Just when you think they’ve reached the lowest possible, they go even lower.

  30. I really dislike our governor. Just not a good person. But whatever, he won’t win anyway.

  31. I have one thing to say to anyone advocating for this kind of nonsense: You First!

    Stop driving automobiles or riding in them, stop using electricity produced by fossil fuels, stop flying in planes, use zero plastic ever, etc.

  32. You know I think it’s the Democrats that need to be de-carbonized. They blow more carbon hot air out of their flap traps. No other living thing on earth comes close to the carbon damage these Democrats do.

  33. I swear, every single Democratic candidate I I’ve seen so far is either insane or semi retarded. If this is the best they have then Trump has nothing to worry about.

  34. Sorry dude. You lose. We don’t have decades. AOC said we only have twelve years or we’re all dead.

  35. Democrats today: “We must undo capitalism, undo the fossil and gas industry, replace all private insurance with socialized medicine, abolish the electoral college, pack the Supreme Court, put unelected judges in charge of drawing voting district lines, prevent the enforcement of all immigration laws, make all of President Obama’s old executive orders permanent, accuse the Republican president of treason, remove him as disabled under the 25th Amendment, and prevent any nominees from begin confirmed. Oh, and President Trump is undermining democratic norms!!!”

  36. swell- can’t wait to go back to having to hitch up the horse wagon in the dead of winter to get to work- who needs 21’st century progress? The ‘old days were just so much better and convenient’ s/

  37. Best way for the Democrats to de-carbonize is to stop talking, followed by eating and breathing. But then how will the plants sustain themselves and prosper without government aid? /s

  38. I just have a feeling that these Dems and their idiotic, left-wing statements are paving the way for someone… in order for him/her to not look as radical. I just can’t see who can it be…

    I don’t even think these idiots truly believe what they’re saying!! It’s HOGWASH!!

  39. “…where the first victims of climate change…are communities of color…”
    That is a racist statement. Helping imaginary victims of an imaginary climate change based on their color is racist prattle and pretentious pandering.

  40. With the 3 s – Biden, Bernie and Beto leading the pack the Dems with little name recognition feel the need to be crazy enough to gain some attention. That’s not to say Inslee isn’t crazy – he’s a Democrat from the left coast so he is by nature a nutter.

    CNN and it’s dwindling audience can cheer on these fools but it will do no good.

    And the ignorance about the problems with wind and solar cannot be hidden forever. The toxic waste in making and disposing of solar panels, the killing of migratory birds by wind turbines not to mention that they freeze up in colder areas. It’s not all Unicorns and Rainbows and smart people know that.

  41. But where does he stand on reparations? Is he gay? Or better yet, transgender? Does he want to nuke us, take all our guns? Does he insist he is an ethnic/racial minority based upon family folklore? Has he groped any women or girls lately? If not, he doesn’t stand a chance among the stellar candidates the Democrats are parading out for 2020.

  42. Anyone who takes the Green New Deal seriously deserves to be laughed at continuously and locked up in the Psych Ward.

  43. OK, so you’re willing to sign my proposal for a privately-owned nuclear power plant, right? I can have her up and running before the end of the year, Gov.

    Inslee said the most rapidly growing job in America is solar installer, followed by wind turbine technician.

    lol, that’s not even a little bit true.

  44. Agree or disagree. Love the guy or hate him. One thing can always be said about Jay Inslee:

    He don’t make things up. He don’t have phony math.

    1. I don’t know about phony math – but he’s spouting phony “facts” as fast as he can talk. Another left coast liar.

      1. Though specific to Seattle, and the erstwhile Todd Herman show, it was a joke. Since you obviously are unfamiliar with the show I can understand how you did not get the reference. But thinking a comment like this is serious and then opting to respond as though it is, from you in particular, has me shaking my head a bit.

        1. I was simply agreeing with Kenosha and made a common sense comment…now unshake your head 🙂

  45. We are already the cleanest industrialized nation on the planet compared with China, India, Mexico, etc. Ruining our economy in the name of global environmentalism won’t do squat.

        1. I haven’t heard “correctomundo” in a long time. Ha ha! Thanks for bringing back memories.

      1. They are intent to rule, even if it means ruling over a pile of rubble once known as the the greatest nation on earth.

  46. These people should be ashamed. They don’t even do their homework. The latest trend in climate science is the belief that we need to double atmospheric CO2 to increase photosynthesis and feed more people.

  47. “… what he would say to Americans who live in economies that depend on coal, gas and oil.” And which Americans do not depend on these? My gosh, the questioners are ignorant and so are the candidates! This is crazy!

    1. And he pretends that he will help the jobs lost by shutting everything down…He’s a liar and a con and his biggest audience he will ever get was this unwatched Town Hall….

  48. Insley is a Progressive moron…who doesn’t have a chance. He can’t run for Governor again and the Wa. State taxpayers are paying for this con artist to travel around the country preaching BS… Decarbonize? Pfft! Where’s the pic of him with Boeing being so proud and the after of hating Boeing cause they want to build planes somewhere else….These people!!!!

    1. “Decarbonizing” would actually kill most of our crops and forests. Some scientists are saying we’re in a CO2 drought.

  49. Hasn’t he learned about clean coal technology? He wants to destroy livelihoods and remake the economy. Nobody is safe nor is anyone’s job. All for the sake of gov’t power…….all in the hands of the Left.

    This is slightly off topic………..but not. Last night FCC chairman was on Tucker Carlson. It seems Mark Zuckerberg wants the gov’t to regulate speech on the internet. The FCC chair is thankfully against it saying it’s against our First Amendment rights.

  50. “Inslee said the most rapidly growing job in America is solar installer, followed by wind turbine technician”.

    Someone should ask him if colleges should be teaching their students to be solar installers. He couldn’t help but give an awkward answer.

    1. @68z Inslee has no answer. He’s just a pompous progressive fool who talks out of one side of his pie hole. BTW: When did you retire, Doc? Chief Med NCO.

  51. OMG, I predict we will soon hear that we need to give reparations to all people forced to live through the time of “Climate Change Denial”.

  52. You 1st, then get back to me.

    Tired of the Al gore game, aaaaa world is ending, give me power and make me rich at the same time. grow up people on the left, this is a scam.

  53. A straight white male running for the democrat nomination has a huge disadvantage in the party of victim-hood. The only way to stand out of the pack is to go Far-left crazy.

  54. I swear, every single Democratic candidate I I’ve seen so far is either insane or semi retarded. If this is the best they have then Trump has nothing to worry about.

  55. Sorry dude. You lose. We don’t have decades. AOC said we only have twelve years or we’re all dead.

  56. I just have a feeling that these Dems and their idiotic, left-wing statements are paving the way for someone… in order for him/her to not look as radical. I just can’t see who can it be…

    I don’t even think these idiots truly believe what they’re saying!! It’s HOGWASH!!

  57. “…where the first victims of climate change…are communities of color…”
    That is a racist statement. Helping imaginary victims of an imaginary climate change based on their color is racist prattle and pretentious pandering.

  58. With the 3 s – Biden, Bernie and Beto leading the pack the Dems with little name recognition feel the need to be crazy enough to gain some attention. That’s not to say Inslee isn’t crazy – he’s a Democrat from the left coast so he is by nature a nutter.

    CNN and it’s dwindling audience can cheer on these fools but it will do no good.

    And the ignorance about the problems with wind and solar cannot be hidden forever. The toxic waste in making and disposing of solar panels, the killing of migratory birds by wind turbines not to mention that they freeze up in colder areas. It’s not all Unicorns and Rainbows and smart people know that.

  59. But where does he stand on reparations? Is he gay? Or better yet, transgender? Does he want to nuke us, take all our guns? Does he insist he is an ethnic/racial minority based upon family folklore? Has he groped any women or girls lately? If not, he doesn’t stand a chance among the stellar candidates the Democrats are parading out for 2020.

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