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It's all about doing away with that inconvenient Constitution

Doesn't matter whether we're talking about Agenda 21 specifically or RGGI or doing away with fossil fuels and "replacing" them with renewables (but there would never be blackouts or brownouts if we did so, oh, no)— it ultimately all comes down to which do we choose...liberty or tyranny?

Environmentalists want to ban hydraulic fracturing in Las Vegas, N.M., and the surrounding county and they don’t plan to let the United States Constitution stop them.
 
“What people don’t understand is sometimes we have to step outside the boundaries of the Constitution to get things done,” Paula Hern, a board member with Community for Clean Water Air and Earth, told the ABQ Journal. “Laws are made to protect corporations and we need laws that protect Mother Earth – earth, air and water.”
 
Hern was defending a “community rights ordinance” banning fracking that the Las Vegas (N.M.) City Council passed but the mayor refused to sign. “The way it reads, it will supersede everything – our city charter, state and federal laws,” said Mayor Alfonso Ortiz...
"What people don’t understand is sometimes we have to step outside the boundaries of the Constitution..."? Oh, I understand plenty.  
 
And I've been in Las Vegas, NM.  It's poor. And about an hour's drive from Santa Fe, where I've also been, and which struck me as Ithaca with a Spanish accent.  Are you getting the picture?  I wonder how many of the fractivists pushing for the ban in Las Vegas are from San Miguel County and how many are well-heeled imports from Santa Fe—and beyond—who just plain know better than anyone else...and who use fossil fuels and their derivatives and by-products all the time but who don't want to see any low-brows seriously better themsleves by working to produce those fuels.  Better that they should sit on the sidewalks around the central plaza in Santa Fe selling baskets of tchotchkes.
 
Stand up for the Constitution and liberty, people, or we're all going to be sitting on sidewalks selling tchotchkes.
 
    
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