'MILLIONS WILL DIE' without carbon tax to fix global warming, says NJ U.S. Senate candidate in hysterical online campaign ad

'MILLIONS WILL DIE' without a carbon tax to fix global warming, says a New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate in hysterical online campaign ad

By David Martosko In Washington

|

'Climate change is real, and humans are to blame,' warns New Jersey Democratic Rep. Rush Holt in a 90-second YouTube campaign ad released Monday. And without a carbon tax, he warns in a shorter 15-second ad, 'millions will die.'

Holt is running in an August Democratic primary, leading up to a U.S. Senate special election ordered by Gov. Chris Christie following the June death of long-time Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

On his campaign website the eight-term congressman, one of two physicists in the House of Representatives, blames global warming on 'the assault that corporate interests are waging on our planet.'

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEOS

'Millions will die' without a U.S. carbon tax, says Rep. Rush Holt. But his main Republican rival called that statement 'outrageous,' 'irresponsible' and 'silly'

'Millions will die' without a U.S. carbon tax, says Rep. Rush Holt. But his main Republican rival called that statement 'outrageous,' 'irresponsible' and 'silly'

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is the odds-on favorite to become the Democrats' Senate nominee, but Rush Holt has drawn attention to himself this week

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is the odds-on favorite to become the Democrats' Senate nominee, but Rush Holt has drawn attention to himself this week

'We can no longer allow Republicans to deny obvious truths,' Holt says in the longer version of his campaign video. 'Our climate is changing, the consequences are lethal, humans are responsible, and America must act.'

 

Republican Senate candidate Steve Lonegan, the likely GOP primary winner, called shenanigans on the ad.

'They have no proof of such a ridiculous statement,' .

'It's outrageous, it's irresponsible and it's actually silly,' Lonegan told NJ Today. 'To just make a claim that millions will die just demonstrates the bizarre -- they have no proof of such a ridiculous statement.' 

MILLIONS WILL DIE! Candidate's hysterical campaign

Senate candidate Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., like Holt, is hoping his name recognition as a congressman will help him in the Democratic primary


Senate candidate Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., like Holt, is hoping his name recognition as a congressman will help him in the Democratic primary

Lonegan tried to tie Holt's apocalyptic prediction to the three other candidates for the Democratic Senate nomination. They include Newark Mayor Cory Booker, N.J. Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone.

Steve Lonegan, a conservative Republican candidate who once led the New Jersey chapter of Americans For Prosperity, mocked Holt's predictions

Steve Lonegan, a conservative Republican candidate who once led the New Jersey chapter of Americans For Prosperity, mocked Holt's predictions

'The real question is, does Cory Booker, Frank Pallone and Sheila Oliver agree with Rush Holt’s radical, irresponsible and silly statements? I want to know if they really buy into this far left extremism,' he said.

Holt believes what he says. 'I think it's no exaggeration at all to say that millions will die,' he told an editorial board meeting of the Newark Star-Ledger on Wednesday, according to the Huffington Post.

'And in fact there’s pretty good evidence that millions already have died because of climate change.'

Chris Horner, a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told MailOnline that 'you could kill millions trying' to implement a carbon tax.

'Possibly the congressman can just provide us a number, or two,' Horner mused.

'What is the economic proper cost for no impact on climate? How many (more) seniors dying from fuel poverty is the right number, for no impact on climate?'

Oliver fired back against Lonegan in a campaign statement, calling him an 'anti-science Republican with his head placed firmly in the sand on the crucial problems.'

She accused him of 'dumbing down America by denying accepted scientific fact and placing oil profits ahead of middle class people affected by calamities like Superstorm Sandy.'

Holt also brought up Sandy in his video's longer cut.

Without a carbon tax, he claimed, 'sea levels will rise; superstorms like Sandy will become more frequent; floods, droughts and wildfires will become more severe.'

'Entire swaths of the planet will become unfit for human habitation, and millions will die,' he said again. 'That's science. That's reality.' 

Rush Holt's grave warning on climate change

Check out the member blogs, videos, and discussions @ http://12160.info

Views: 360

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Billions will die when the culling gets to its full speed.

The Guide Stones

The Great Culling

What a fear mongering, statist whore! One of Gore's minions, I'm sure.

The global warming whores are too much. Even when the evidence is against them, they come up with some ridiculous explanations to keep the lie going.

http://www.lewrockwell.com/2013/07/gary-north/global-warming-stoppe...

RSS

Latest Activity

cheeki kea replied to Mrs. Tif Morgan's discussion Isis Calls on Followers to ‘Take Revenge’ for New Zealand Terror Attack
"The thing is Tif, 40% of the workers are Migrants. Work places are giant melting pots, of God knows who already, but thats ok, It's the ones  God doesn't know that are the problem. Here, it's rogue Somalis, A christian man was…"
7 minutes ago
Old Denmark posted videos
38 minutes ago
Chris of the family Masters posted blog posts
1 hour ago
cheeki kea favorited Raz Putin's video
1 hour ago
cheeki kea commented on Diana's video
Thumbnail

Congresswoman Demonstrates 'Worst Parking Job Ever'

""Car park Road Rage event alert." Evidence of victim provocation and ill-intent Noted. She just walks away from this parking disaster and expects her car to be in the same condition she left it upon return ?- must be thick, and a danger to…"
1 hour ago
Central Scrutinizer favorited Raz Putin's video
2 hours ago
Raz Putin commented on Raz Putin's video
Thumbnail

Another 'Anti-Semitic Hate Crime' Hoax EXPOSED!

"So many fake hate crime attacks. Jussie Smollett is in good company here."
7 hours ago
Raz Putin favorited Raz Putin's video
7 hours ago
Raz Putin posted a video

Another 'Anti-Semitic Hate Crime' Hoax EXPOSED!

Know More News with Adam Green https://www.KnowMoreNews.org/ Support Know More News! Paypal Donations - https://www.paypal.me/KnowMoreNews Patreon - https://...
7 hours ago
Raz Putin's photo was featured

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Quote

“If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart…
7 hours ago
Raz Putin posted a photo

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Quote

“If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart…
7 hours ago
Raz Putin commented on truth's photo
Thumbnail

Trump’s face to feature on an Israeli coin

"This coin has a very special feature about it you can flip in the air as many times as you want and it always comes up "Israel First"."
7 hours ago
truth's photo was featured

Trump’s face to feature on an Israeli coin

President Trump’s face to feature on an Israeli coin— alongside Biblical King Cyrus who helped the Jews return to their homeland 2,500 years agohttps://dailym.ai/2Ib957W
7 hours ago
Raz Putin favorited truth's photo
7 hours ago
Raz Putin favorited Chris of the family Masters's blog post The Public Notice
9 hours ago

Please remember this website is supported by your donations...

© 2019   Created by truth.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

content and site copyright 12160.info 2007-2015 - all rights reserved. unless otherwise noted