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“It was then they realised the underwater forest nine miles off the current coastline had once been at sea level and vanished under rising waters during an Ice Age.
“McAuliffe, a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, founded GreenTech after his failed 2009 bid for governor by buying a Chinese company and moving it to the U.S., burnishing his credentials as an entrepreneurial businessman ahead of his successful 2013 run for governor. In the summer of 2012, the company hosted a ribbon-cutting party in Mississippi featuring McAuliffe, former President Bill Clinton and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour.
The venture quickly became a political liability, drawing scrutiny from federal investigators for its reliance on a controversial immigrant investor program that rewards wealthy foreigners with visas for pumping capital into American business projects.”
For nearly two decades, John Beale could do no wrong at the EPA even though he did no work. He flew around the world pretending to be a CIA agent and bilking taxpayers, according to his guilty plea, out of $900,000. While the media played the Beale story mostly for laughs, researchers in Senator David Vitter’s office did the serious investigative work of figuring out why Beale walked on water at the EPA.
Trump offered many reasons for his decision. He praised the U.S. Constitution, saying it was his “highest honor” to protect it, and that he always would do so. And in an exceedingly rare development for U.S. presidents of recent memory, Trump also touted and defended U.S. sovereignty. “There are serious legal and constitutional issues as well,” Trump said. “Foreign leaders in Europe, Asia and across the world should not have more to say with respect to the U.S. economy than our own citizens and their elected representatives. Thus, our withdrawal from the agreement represents a reassertion of America’s sovereignty.” Perhaps most stunning was the sharp rebuke he gave of the Paris Agreement itself, which he described as essentially a giant scam to rip off the American people to benefit foreign powers and special interests.
The car batteries used in a Tesla generate as much CO2 as driving a gasoline-powered car for eight years. And that’s before they even come off the production line.