Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez entered Congress on a mission.
But just months into her term, she suffered one of the most humiliating defeats in politics.
And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reacted to the huge embarrassment in this jaw-dropping way.
The Green New Deal is closer to something you’d see in a sci-fi movie than to a piece of legislation that could realistically be implemented.
When the Green New Deal came out, it was mercilessly mocked for its promises to ban air travel, getting rid of cow farts, updating or rebuilding every house in America, giving access to nature to every American, and providing a living wage to all those unwilling or unable to work.
The proposals were ambitious to the point that even the most optimistic could see it was a joke.
Even Nancy Pelosi derided it as a “Green New Dream.”
And when it came up for a vote in the Senate, not a single Democrat was willing to go on record as voting for such radical insanity.
But now Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has found a new way to try and get her environmental agenda passed—at the state level.
New Mexico has fallen prey to this latest scheme as Democrat Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the “Energy Transition Act” requiring New Mexico to move to 100 percent carbon-free energy.
The bill includes what is essentially a carbon tax, under the name of “renewable energy mandates.”
This bill was passed by the state legislature quickly and with little input from those who will be forced to pay when energy costs go up.
The University of Chicago recently released a report estimating that renewable mandates would increase energy prices by 17 percent.
While it may seem that local elections are unimportant, even local and state politicians can have vast power over their constituents and it is important to make sure that the people’s voices are heard at every state election.
The citizens of New Mexico will now have to deal with the harsh reality of watching their utility bills skyrocket due to government-mandated taxes.
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