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View Diary: [ED] My detailed dissection of Robert F. Kennedy Jr 's misguided Op-Ed on Nantucket Wind in the NYT (390 comments)

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  •  Environmentalists are not environmentalists (4.00)
    I'm sorry, but from what I have seen many Environmentalists simply oppose progress.  They'd rather see us maintain old smoky coal burning power plants than implement new technology that signifigantly reduces pollution to our environment.

    This man makes some compelling pro-environment arguments:

    http://www.greenspirit.com/...

    (0.00,-3.13) "I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend, to the death, your right to say it."

    by Steve4Clark on Sat Dec 17, 2005 at 08:22:49 AM PST

    •  sure, because (none)
      Nantucket Bay is the ONLY place a wind farm can be placed. It's either that or continue to burn coal?
      •  NIMBY (none)
        We're building windfarms here in the midwest.  I drive by a rather large group near Mason City, IA on my way to visit family.

        Apparently the pristine prairie isn't sacrosanct enough to a bunch of elitist east coasters.

        This was a terrible move on the part of Kennedy, he just fed into all the stereotypes.

        (0.00,-3.13) "I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend, to the death, your right to say it."

        by Steve4Clark on Sun Dec 18, 2005 at 09:24:31 PM PST

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